Making Sketchbooks and Visual Diaries with Sue Lewington

Course Description

The day starts with making a pocket sized zig zag book. Then time to experiment with mark making using different materials, drawing from life and using text. All the skills you need to ‘catch the moment’ to record all the passing things which make your life unique.

Course Information

Ability level

All Levels Welcome


Pen, Pencil

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  • A5 cartridge sketchbook
  • 2b pencil
  • Uni pin or similar fineliner drawing pen 0.1 or 0.2 size
  • Coloured pencils
  • Please bring any other materials you like to use

Sue will bring some materials for you to use on the day and the materials listed below will also be available to borrow.

Provided by Cornwall School of Art if required

  • Easels
  • Drawing boards
  • Water jars
  • Pencils
  • Erasers
  • Rulers
  • Scissors
  • Clips
  • Cutting mats
  • Craft knives

Sue Lewington

Sue has taught drawing, painting and book making classes for many years as well as publishing sketchbooks and exhibiting her work.

Find Out More

Our courses usually begin at 10am and end at 4:30pm, with a half an hour lunch break at around 1pm. There will also be brief morning and afternoon breaks, with free tea and coffee available in the kitchen area. At Lunch time you can make things nice and easy by pre-ordering a freshly prepared Coach House Lunch. Alternatively, you’re very welcome to bring along a packed lunch and any other refreshments you like.

On sunny days students and tutors are invited to enjoy breaktimes outside in the leafy courtyard or gardens surrounded by birdsong.


The Coach House
Bodrean, Truro, Cornwall, TR4 9AG

Course Details


28 Sep 2022


10:00 am – 4:30 pm




28 Sep 2022


10:00 am – 4:30 pm



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Cancellations must be made in writing/email more than 4 weeks prior to the course start date to guarantee a refund. Read our full policy on the Course Terms & Conditions page.