Jonathan teaches in a variety of residential colleges and painting holidays including:
West Norfolk Arts Centre
Marlborough College Summer School
WI College, Denman
Boscombe Spa Hotel
Please visit Jonathans website and click on workshops for more information.
- Future Tuition:
- Pet portraits with graphite pencil
- Christmas cards with watercolour
- Winter scenes with acrylic View All
Jonathan Newey is an award winning artist with over 25 years of experience in both drawing and painting. Born in Reading, England, he comes from a long line of artists in his family. He has extensive experience in a wide range of mediums and subject matter , but specialises in acrylic, coloured pencil and graphite drawings of wildlife and acrylic paintings of old, neglected buildings especially in the mediteranean area.
He has over 16 years experience as a teacher and lecturer and has taught in local and national adult education colleges and has also taught in various countries around the world such as Greece, Cyprus, Spain, France and Italy.
He has exhibited both nationally and internationally and has paintings in various collections both at home and abroad.
Prints are now available for 'Scarlet Macaws' and 'On the look out'. Click on 'Works', then 'Limited Editions' at the top of the page.
Jonathan has published 3 books:
'How to draw wild animals'
Learn how to draw a lion or a tiger. See how easy it is to draw an elephant. There is a great selection of wild animals in this book, including more big cats, zebra, a giraffe, a white rhino and a magnificent stag. Amazing results can be achieved in no time using Jonathan Newey's simple step-by-step techniques. From simple shapes to each final image, he demystifies the process, making drawing achievable and fun to do.
From simple shapes to realistic drawings in easy stages with popular subjects and extremely simple step-by-step drawing methods. Great for absolute beginners or any artist wanting to brush up their drawing skills.
?The book is published by Search Press and is available from all good book shops and online book stores. Price: £4.99
'Drawing and Painting Buildings'
The book is a comprehensive guide to drawing and painting buildings in a variety of styles and mediums. Subjects covered include old and new buildings, perspective, drawing and painting with pencil, watercolour, acrylic, oil and pastel. The book is published by Crowood Publishing, and is available from all good book shops and online book stores. Price: £16.99.
'Drawing with coloured pencils'
The book is a comprehensive guide to drawing with coloured pencil with 16 step by step demonstrations using both dry and watersoluble coloured pencils and such subjects as still life, animals, landscape, architecture and people.
The book is published by New Holland Publishers of London and is available from all good book shops and online book stores.
Exhibitions and Projects
1996: Exhibition at the High Street Gallery, Henley-on-Thames.
February 2003 – June 2003 Resident artist at Limassol Studios, Limassol, Cyprus.
Successful joint exhibition at the studios.
Exhibited at Morphi Gallery Limassol, Cyprus Summer exhibition.
October 2003 selected to exhibit at Art for Youth exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London
November 2003 selected to exhibit at the West of England Academy open exhibition in Bristol
December 2003 selected to exhibit at the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists open exhibition.
June 2005 selected for the Daily Mail ‘Not the Turner Prize' exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London.
January-March 2007 Zooming in/Zooming out Group exhibition at the Hexagon Theatre Reading.
July 2008 selected for the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation ‘Wildlife Artist of the Year’ exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London.
September 2008 selected for UK Coloured Pencil Society exhibition at West of England Academy, Bristol.
2009, 2010, 2011
Selected for David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation 'Wildlife Artist of the Uear open exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London
2010 Highly commended
Zooming in/Zooming out
Group exhibition at the Hexagon Theatre Reading from January 6th until March 2nd 2007.
1997: Winner of mixed media category of PAWS (Paint a Wildlife Subject) national competition.
2001: Best of show UK Coloured Pencil Societies inaugural exhibition
2005: Finalist in The Daily Mail ‘Not the Turner Prize’ national competition at the Mall Galleries in London
2008 Runner up award at UK coloured pencil society’s annual exhibition at West of England Academy, Bristol
2008,2009 and 2011 Selected for David Shepherd Wildlife Foundations 'Wildlife Artist of the year' exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London
2009 Presidents Award at The UK Coloured Pencil Societys Annual Exhibition, Birmingham
2010 Highly commended David Shepherd Wildlife Foundations 'Wildlife Artist of the year' exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London
Acrylic Inks, Acrylics, Coloured Pencil, Drawing, Gouache, Mixed Media, Pen & Ink, Pen And Wash, Pencil/Charcoal, Watercolour, Watercolour Pencil
Animals, Buildings, Colour Mixing, Expressionism, Figure, Impressionism, Landscape, Old Masters, Pet Portrait, Seascapes and Water, Skies, Still Life, Townscapes, Trees and Foliage, Waterways and Canals, Wildlife