Would you like to improve your paintings?

Tuesday April 24th at Hythe and Dibden Community Centre Improving the presentation of your pictures Artist Lynne Friel will visit Waterside art Group on Tuesday 24th April to show us how to improve the presentation of our paintings and art work.    Lynne has been a professional painter since 1992 and quickly learnt how important it… Read More

A very helpful evening with John Edwards

On Tuesday 27th February John Edwards visited the group to review and critique members’ paintings.   John was really impressed with the standard of work brought along by members.   He commented on the mounting and framing, occasionally noting that the framing did not do justice to the painting.   It is always worth thinking… Read More

Magical Demonstration Evening

Demonstration On a very cold Tuesday evening 35 people, including some visitors, came along to see a magical demonstration by Rachael Alexander.   Rachael showed us various ways in which to use Brusho, a powdered ink.  Brusho produces exciting vibrant colours in a painting.  Using masking techniques, bleach, sprinkles of Brusho and sprays of water… Read More

Demonstration on Tuesday 27th February

Demonstration:   On Tuesday 27th February Rachael Alexander will be demonstrating in a new medium, ‘brusho’.   More information about the evening can be found [here]. Visitors are very welcome to attend demonstration evenings.  These start at 7.30pm and visitors pay £4.00.  Rachael’s work may be viewed by visiting her website: http://rachaelalexanderartist.co.uk  


Open Exhibition at Southampton Art Gallery Congratulations to three of our WAG members who have had paintings accepted for the above exhibition.   The theme of the exhibition is ‘Four seasons’.   Artists were asked to take inspiration from the changing nature of the seasons.    The exhibition runs from 3rd February until 21st April.… Read More

Time to renew your WAG Membership

Membership Your membership of  Waterside Art Group for 2018 is now due.  The cost is £30 for the year.  £4 of this cost is for Hythe and Dibden Community Centre membership.  This allows the group to have discounted weekly hall rental.   Membership includes attending all Tuesday evening painting sessions without further payment.  Also members… Read More

Successful AGM

Thank you to everyone who came along to our AGM.  It was good to welcome two new people who had come to find out about the group.  We elected the new committee.  However we are still looking for a programme secretary.  Is anyone able to help with this?  We looked back at 2017 and also… Read More

Annual General Meeting January 23rd

Do come along to our AGM on Tuesday 23rd January at 7.30pm in Hythe and Dibden Community Centre. .   Hear about what the group has achieved in 2017 and take a look forward to 2018.  You can join or renew your membership and the good news is that there is no increase in membership… Read More

Happy New Year

We send best wishes for 2018 to all our members and friends.  The first painting evening in 2018 will be on Tuesday 9th January.   Looking forward to seeing as many of you as possible then.  Remember our AGM is on Tuesday 23rd January.  

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