These are held on the second Wednesday of most months at St Georges Hall, Tiverton. Doors open at 6.45pm, for meetings between 7.00pm and 9.00pm.
These meetings include demonstrations, talks and critiques of members’ work by professional artists.
We have a tea/coffee break at about 8pm for members to chat and socialise, for about 20 minutes.
There are no meetings in April or August, when exhibitions are held, and November’s meeting hosts the AGM and Bring and Share Supper
|10th January||Demo with pastels plus a talk on recent work||Gregory Wellman|
|14th February||Demo of landscapes in acrylics||James Tatum|
|14th March||Critique of Members' Work||Jo Mortimer|
|9th May||Talk about art of Flamenco at Seville exhibition||Ken Maharajah|
|13th June||Demo in pastels, Trees and Gardens||Lynda Kettle|
|11th July||The Reg Cull Memorial Prize for Black & White Drawing. (One piece of work per member)||Mike McDonald|
|12th September||Demo and discussion of atmospheric landscapes||Hester Berry|
|10th October||Demo of pen, ink and watercolour wash||Rob Walker|
|14th November||AGM||Bring and Share Supper|
|12th December||Demo in watercolour in an impressionistic style||Jake Winkle|
Monthly Art Challenge
Each month we set an ‘Art Challenge’ with the winner to be voted on by the members at the meeting. Rules are:
1. Subject to be announced at each meeting for the next meeting (see list below)
2. Prize will be a certificate
3. Winners will be selected by members votes (as per the Alan Rigby award) 4. Artwork does not have to be new, it can be one of your older works
5. Paintings, drawings and 3D
6. Artwork does not need to be framed, but should be well presented
7. These rules may change as we learn and adapt!
|October 2018||Local Inspiration|
|November 2018||None (AGM and Alan Rigby Award)|
|January 2019||Self Portrait|
|February 2019||Inspired by the great artists|
|March 2019||None (members critique)|
|April 2019||No meeting|
|May 2019||Famous landmarks|
|July 2019||None (Reg Cull award)|
|August 2019||No meeting|
The Reg Cull Memorial Award: £25, awarded at the July meeting, by the invited guest, for the best black and white drawing or painting submitted that evening. One submission per member.
The Alan Rigby Award: £25, awarded for the best picture developed from sketches and photos from the sketching days and painting holiday.
Sales Table Held at the May and October meetings. Members’ ‘Bring and Buy’ of art materials, books etc. No commission.