All meetings take place on the second Monday of the month and will be held at The Parish Rooms, Plymouth Road, Tavistock (immediately to the right of the Bedford Hotel). Meetings start at 7:30pm and finish at 9:30pm. Visitors are welcome to come along to any of the programmed events (with the exception if Life Drawing) for a fee of £5 per head per evening.
Refreshments are available at 50p. Remember that, for the practical sessions (marked with ** beside the date), you should bring your own art materials if you want to participate.
Suggestions for future programe topics are welcome.
|** Practical session - bring your art materials|
|3rd September||ENROLMENT EVENING|
|10th September||Chinese Brush Art - Kaiki Fu
Kaili Fu is a graduate from East China who has been teaching in the UK since 1988. She feels she has a lifelong purpose to teach and extend knowledge of Chinese painting. She will demonstrate landscape painting with Chinese brush strokes.
|8th October **||Pencil Drawing - Tamsin Dearing
Tamsin is passionate about drawing and is known for her pencil and pastel portraiture. She will pass this enthusiasm on with a demonstration, and will provide everyone with a mechanical pencil, paper and putty rubber for an illustrative exercise.
|12th November||Acrylic Painting - Tony Hogan
Tony is known for his relaxed approach to teaching painting and has had many years of running courses and painting holidays. He will be using Atelier acrylics to demonstrate vibrant seascapes.
|10th December||Christmas Social Evening A chance to gether together with mince pies and mulled wine.|
|14th January||Digital Painting - Montysart - Monty Shulberg
Monty has a wonderful story to tell about how he has found art therapeutic after illness. He specialises in digital art producing murals and pictures. He will be giving a talk and demonstrating his art.
|11th February||Use of Tones in Painting - Tessa Sulston
Tessa is Artistic Director of Callington School of Art. Although she trained in sculpture and printmaking, she paints in all mediums. Her talk will include use of tones in painting, involving some participation with acrylic paints.
|11th March||The Colour Wheel and Use of Wools in Art - Katy Choroszewska
Katy paints and stitches pictures inspired by plant forms and colours. She will talk about dyeing wools and how she uses the colour wheel in her work.
18th March **
|Life Drawing - Scott Russell
Scott returns for one of his life drawing sessions. There will be a live model. This is an extra session for members, at no additional charge.
|8th April||Abstract Art - Martin Bush
Martin is a resident artist at the Royal William Yard, Plymouth. He will tell us about his range of contemporary abstract paintings. He will include a tempting look into what he will be doing on his return visit in September 2019 for an interactive session.
|13th May **||Watercolour Artist - Celia Olsson
elia will be talking about her work and especially her specific techniques with watercolour. There will be an opportunity to join in with her demonstration of watercolour and pen on colour-washed paper, which she will bring with her.
|ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & SOCIAL EVENING