Learn To Draw With Nick Ellwood

Children's drawing tutorials and downloadable activity sheets

We’re bringing art classes into your living room! Get your pens and paper and join Nick Ellwood for a series of drawing sessions themed around our site and heritage.

Nick has also created some drawings for you and your children to colour in at home, as well as a dot-to-dot to complete!

Download the colouring sheets here

Download the dot-to-dot here

Don’t forget to tag us in the finished pictures using #DrawWithNick on all social media platforms!

Nick is an award winning illustrator whose work can be seen in newspapers, on book jackets and across the museum and heritage sector. In his work Nick celebrates and explores both stories from today and from the past observing and questioning people’s behaviour, actions, characteristics and quirks.

Nick started working with the Old Royal Naval College two years ago developing the children’s and family trail for the Painted Hall and has just released a new set of illustrated booklets/concertinas for children ‘Tales From The Old Royal Naval College Greenwich’ including quarrelling astronomers, misbehaving royals and tales from out at sea!

Nick regularly holds children’s drawing workshops, exhibits across the UK and is a lecturer at York St John University.

Clients include The Guardian, BBC, Random House Publishing, English Heritage, Warner Brothers, The National Trust, The National Coal Mining Museum England, Glenlivet Whiskey and Arts Council England.