See News Page with regard to all events, but please note that unfortunately some events have been cancelled due to the Coronavirus.
What you need to know about our regular events:
Meetings are held at Stratford College (CV37 9QR) on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 7.30pm to 9.35pm. You are welcome to arrive earlier for tea and coffee from 6.45pm if you wish to socialise with friends before the meeting. Bring your own mug to save money and the environment.
If you have a friend who is interested in joining us for the evening, the cost to visitors is £5.00. There is no charge to members.
All workshops are held at The Shottery Studio, above the Shottery Memorial Hall, Hathaway Lane on a Saturday 10.00am to 4.00pm.
Cost is £35.00 unless stated otherwise. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided but please bring a packed lunch.
To Book contact Lesley Shepherd email@example.com
Art Appreciation Visits
We travel by Johnson's coaches, providing pickup at: Henley (where there is free parking), at Rother Street, Stratford and the Racecourse. Parking at the racecourse is £1 collection on boarding the bus. Departure times will be posted under each exhibition, plus an email will be sent out within that week to confirm departure times. Bookings are made at the monthly meeting,see below for details!
Or email Sue: firstname.lastname@example.org
Upcoming events for 2020 in more detail:
Many events have been cancelled due to the Covid 19 pandemic. However, some are being conducted through online Zoom meetings. Keep an eye out for further details in your emails.
We hope meetings and events can resume as normal soon, but in the meantime we will keep you up to date with decisions around this.
Thursday 13th August,
Vicki Norman, Zoom demo.
Due to COVID19 and Government guidelines we have transferred our usual live demonstrations from Stratford College to a digital demo via Zoom.
Vicki's topic is 'English Harvest Landscape', in oils. The evening will start at 7pm and finish around 9pm with a short break half way through. Vicki will demonstrate various techniques, if you have seen her work before, you know that you will be in for an excellent evening.
Check out Vicki's website at vickinormanstudio.com
Thursday 17th September Sarah Wimperis, Zoom demo.
Sarah came to give a demo in June last year at the college, we enjoyed the evening so much that we invited her back!
Sarah's title for her demo is 'Sketch to Painting: keeping it simple'. This will be a demo in oils.
The focus for Sarah's demo will be how to keep your oil paintings fresh and lively whilst working from sketches and photographs - plus working fast!
Check out Sarah's website at www.sarahwimperis.co.uk
Thursday 8th October
Zoom demonstration with Peter Keegan
'Colour Theory and Mixing in Acrylics'
Peter will first demonstrate colour theory and then produce a garden/flower painting in acrylics for us.
Peter is a professional artist living and working in Buckinghamshire. He is also director of The Courtyard Art Studio - a bespoke working art studio which hosts a wide range of art courses, workshops and weekly classes. Peter gave us a demo on portraits in January last year when he created a portrait of one of our members in the audience. It was a very memorable occasion! So we look forward very much to this next demo.
Check out Peter's website - www.peterkeegan.com
Thursday 12th November
Zoom demonstration with Tim Fisher
'A Venetian Landscape in Line and Watercolour Wash'
Tim is a professional artist, tutor and writer. He works in a variety of different media. As he says, his love of the outdoors, combined with his love of the language of line are expressed in the artwork he produces.
Our Zoom meeting will start at 7pm and finish about 9pm with a short break halfway through.
Check out Tim's website - www.timfisherartist.co.uk
Details of how to access our Zoom meetings will be circulated to members via email prior to each demonstration.