Spring Programme 2016
Updated 26th March 2016
5th Jan Drawing Session bring materials you need fro a drawing session. Plus any objects you wish to draw although there will be options and ideas available to you on the day.
12th Jan Still Life in Red Term starts today, Still life in RED. One table's worth of red things with touches of other colours, to see what we can make of it. Any medium. Loose is still the operative word. Please bring easels if you can so that everyone can get reasonably close as we will all work from the same still life set up on one table.
19th Jan A Fallow Day A session for you to do either what you want, or continue our red still life theme from last week. Perhaps bringing your own objects for a close up study.
26th Jan Rough and Ready Based on Mike Bernard's technique, a session involving an apparently rough method of producing a free and colourful work. Preparation before you come is recommended to decide on the subject you will tackle and to prepare paper you will do the work on. Full details will be sent in an email this week.
2nd Feb A Fallow session to develop from last week. Complete are start anew using techniques introduced last week. This proved very popular so worth deferring thesession on Valentines cards as advertised below which was actually meant as a joke but backfired on me as some thought it a good idea! "Valentine's Day Cards With Clive - How to produce dozens of Valentine's Day cards ready for the 12th Feb. using only a biro, string, brown wrapping paper, gloy and an empty Tesco Essentials cardboard box. No talent or sincerity required." Look out for the session for 1st April coming soon.
9th Feb Mixed Media with Roger Create something different this time - produce colourful background and overpaint or merge with an object or scene. See the work of Shirley Trevena
16th Feb Follow on from last week or bring acrylic inks if you have them. Helen will do a demo. Bring watercolour and/or cartridge paper to play on, plus brushes, pieces of card, old credit cards, straws, dip pens and anything else you can think of for moving the ink around on the paper. No problem if you don't have all of these and of course there is lots more you can do to follow on from last week's work.
23rd Feb White on White with Robbie a session with white shapes against a white background. Could be a good opportunity to understand direct and reflected light, tone and shadows as well as colour picked up the white surfaces. You may decide to use charcoal or any medium you feel will suit the subject. It would be a good idea if we use easels where possible.
1st Mar Snow and Shadows with Linda There will be a whole still-life representing snow. You can then use this and your imagination to create a snowy landscape. If you wish to include figures eg. skiers, buildings, frozen lakes or mountains etc. you could use magazine photos or drawings from your sketch books.
If you want a 'painterly' effect bring toothbrushes, pan scourers etc. ( as we did for the seascape last year ) Use any medium you like but probably acrylics or gouache are best. Waterolour pencils for detail would also be a good idea as is collage if you prefer.
8th Mar Edward Hopper Session with Meg this is not a Paul Klee session as previously advertised.
15th Mar Fallow / Edward Hopper
22nd Mar Pavilion CLOSED
29th Mar THERE IS NO ART THIS WEEK - THE NEW TERM STARTS NEXT WEEK ON APRIL 5TH
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