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Duration
5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Equipment, Drinks, Food
Hosted in
English
Duration
5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Equipment, Drinks, Food
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

You will be invited into our luxurious all-weather marquee. Refreshments and pastries will be available upon arrival and throughout the entire day. We provide comfortable seating for all artists, as well as WC/handwashing facilities, and disabled access. All types of visitors can benefit from this workshop, from beginners to advanced artists or people just looking to try something different and make new friends. Most guests start making connections as soon as they arrive. We are also here to break the ice over refreshments and pastries. Then I will introduce you to each llama and show you their distinctly different personalities. You will learn about the origins of llamas, their conformation, fibre, uses and body language which tells us humans a lot about the way the llama is feeling. Guests will then learn from Sarah how to sketch a moving animal and proportions. From easels and chairs/stools either inside the marquee with direct views of the llamas or within the paddocks (depending on the weather). You are able to work at your own pace with as much or as little guidance as you need from Sarah. Lunch is then served, consisting of a traditional cream tea, sandwiches and scones, with fruit and cakes. Continuing with the workshop, you will move on to acrylic or watercolours to complete your masterpiece which is yours to take home at the end of the day.

Responsible interactions

All hosts must follow guidelines created with World Animal Protection.

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Your host

Tina

Tina

Hi, I am Tina. I own a herd of 9 llamas... three male and six female. I am a Director on the Board of The British Llama Society, the UK Breed's National Society. I was the editor of its quarterly magazine and I show my llamas at various national agricultural shows. I, therefore, have a lot of knowledge about llamas, their origins, their characters and personalities and how to care for them. I take one of my llamas to food and craft fairs, and to retirement homes to meet the residents. I have hosted these art workshops a couple of times with great success. My co-host is a professional artist, Sarah Madsen. She has a BA (Hons) in Fine Art and delivers really fantastic workshops which help people with little or no knowledge of sketching, through to those who are very talented in their own right. We are both experts in our own fields.

What's included

Food
We will provide arrival pastries, biscuits and other light nibbles. For lunch, you can expect a traditional cream tea:…
Drinks
A host of refreshments will await you. For guests over 18 we will offer wine and beer for refreshments and for everyone there…
Equipment
We have a selection of easels and table-easels, sketching pads and canvasses for your use. There are charcoal sticks,…

Where you'll be

You will spend time around our graceful and approachable llamas, feeding them treats, learning all about them and getting to know your follow guests. The experience takes place within our farm and its paddocks. The marquee and seating is all within the paddocks so you cannot get any closer to our llamas.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests aged 10 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

Llamas are very timid, gentle, calm animals – they do not spit! Sketching is such a relaxing pastime, and when you throw our cute and fuzzy llama into you are bound to have more fun! If you want to visit on your own that is absolutely no problem, we are always on the lookout for new friends :-)
Tina
Make friends while sketching llamas
New experience
€80 / person
New experience
€80 / person