Urban Sketching Retreats

Join Ian Fennelly on an Immersive In-Person Sketching Adventure

Our urban sketching retreats offer an immersive and rare opportunity to learn and sketch side-by-side with Ian Fennelly at an exciting destination. Based from a comfortable hotel, you’ll explore different beautiful city locations each day, capturing the vibrant essence of towns and cities, historic landmarks, and hidden architectural gems. Perfect for artists of all levels, our adventures offer guided sketching sessions, personalized feedback, and the chance to connect with like-minded sketchers in inspiring settings. Escape the everyday hustle and transform your skills with one of our exclusive sketching retreats.

Future Dates

All of our 2024 retreats are now full but we are currently planning some exciting new sketching adventures for 2025. We hope you can join us! Please register your interest on the form below to be kept updated.

Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland

Join Ian Fennelly on this 5-day Sketching Vacation in the historic city of Edinburgh
EVENT: Sketch Edinburgh
DURATION: 5-Days
DATE: 6th-12th July 2025
LOCATION: Edinburgh, Scotland

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin, Ireland

Join Ian Fennelly on this 5-day Sketching Retreat in the vibrant city of Dublin
EVENT: Sketch Dublin
DURATION: 5-Days
DATE: 28th Sept – 4th October 2025
LOCATION: Dublin, Ireland

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Brighton, UK

Brighton, UK

**THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT**
Join Ian Fennelly on this 5-day Sketching Vacation in the seaside City of Brighton
EVENT: Sketch Brighton
DURATION: 5-Days
DATE: June 24 – 29, 2024
LOCATION: Brighton, UK

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About Ian Fennelly

Find out more about world renowned Urban Sketcher, Ian Fennelly, including his artistic background, workflow, inspirations and more before you embark on a course with him.