Arts Derbyshire

Artist profile

Jenny Oldknow

Jenny is an award-winning sketchbook artist, living and working in the town of Belper in Derbyshire. She creates vibrant and expressive pen and ink sketches of a variety of subjects, her favourites being colourful cottage gardens, old buildings and animals of all kinds.

Jenny is passionate about sharing her enthusiasm for sketching, and has created her ‘SketchClub’ to inspire and inform others on their own sketchbook journey, both online and in person – find out more on her website.


Creative Genre

  • Pen and watercolour sketching

Work Undertaken

Work in Education

  • Weekly SketchClub
  • Video tutorials
  • Sketching days
  • Free online sketching resources


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