Demonstrations

Demonstration by Rachael Alexander

27th February 2018 – 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Artist Rachael Alexander will be demonstrating the use of the relatively new medium called Brusho Crystal Colour at Waterside Art Group on Tuesday 27th February at Hythe and Dibden Community Centre off Jones Lane in Hythe.  Visitors are always welcome to attend the group’s demonstrations.

Woodland scene using Brush

Woodland scene using Brush

Brusho Crystal Colour is a unique, transparent, highly pigmented water colour ink powder available in a comprehensive range of brilliant colours. This versatile and intense paint powder can be applied to a variety of mediums including: watercolour, mixing with acrylics, simple sprinkling techniques and even wood staining!

Rachael is based at The Colour factory Studios and Gallery in Winchester and works as a painter in a wide variety of media and formats from smaller individual paintings to large scale murals.  Her work can be found in private homes as well public spaces such as hotels, hospitals and even cruise ships.  Rachael’s website is: http://rachaelalexanderartist.co.uk

All demonstrations at Waterside Art Group are projected onto a large screen, enabling all of the audience to easily see the painting as it develops, as well as providing the facility for showing enlarged details.

The demonstration commences at 7.30pm and the visitor fee is £4.00.

Critique of members’ paintings by John Edwards

27th March 2018 – 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Spanish Balcony

Spanish Balcony

We can always enhance our art by listening to the good points and the opportunities for improvement highlighted by a knowledgable professional.  Well, on Tuesday 27th March at Hythe and Dibden Community Centre off Jones Lane in Hythe, everybody is invited to hear local artist and tutor John Edwards review the work of members of Waterside Art Group.

Even those who do not take paintings along to be reviewed by John will find that there is a lot to learn from his positive comments about certain aspects of a painting as well as from his gentle hints of how a painting could be improved.  Therefore this learning evening will be as applicable to visitors as it will be to members.

A painting that may be reviewed by John Edwards

The evening commences at 7.30pm. and the visitor fee is £4.00.

 

Improving the presentation of your pictures

24th April 2018 – 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Artist Lynne Friel will be demonstrating how to improve the presentation of your paintings and art work at Waterside Art Group on Tuesday 24th April at Hythe and Dibden Community Centre off Jones Lane in Hythe.  Lynne has been a professional painter since 1992 and quickly learnt how important it is to present work to the highest standards. 

‘Make Them Look Twice – Improving your Presentation’

‘Make Them Look Twice – Improving your Presentation’

In the first part of this demonstration she will show the effect of various mounting and framing approaches and advise on the correct choice of materials.  In the second part participants will consider the most effective mounts and framing for their own pictures.  After a similar demonstration one art group said: “A well presented, interesting and informative workshop, which really engaged our members. We learned how to maximise the impact and presentation of our paintings, through thoughtful mounting and framing”.  Lynne’s website is:http://lynnefriel.co.uk

All demonstrations at Waterside Art Group are projected onto a large screen, enabling all of the audience to easily see the painting as it develops, as well as providing the facility for showing enlarged details.

The demonstration commences at 7.30pm. Visitors are always welcome to attend the group’s demonstrations and the visitor fee is £4.00.

Demonstration by Derek Witts

22nd May 2018 -7:30pm – 9:30pm

Local artist Derek Witts will be demonstrating the painting of a child using oils at Waterside Art Group on Tuesday 22nd May at Hythe and Dibden Community Centre off Jones Lane in Hythe.  Visitors are always welcome to attend the group’s demonstrations.

Derek majored in Fine Art at the Bourneville College of Art in Birmingham where he went on to win a Life Drawing scholarship at the Acadamie De Paris. Upon returning to England he taught art at Dame Elizabeth school in Birmingham but eventually left and become freelance.  He currently runs art classes at the Community Centre.

All demonstrations at Waterside Art Group are projected onto a large screen, enabling all of the audience to easily see the painting as it develops, as well as providing the facility for showing enlarged details.

The demonstration commences at 7.30pm and the visitor fee is £4.00.

Demonstration by Lynne Davies

26th June 2018 – 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Dance of the Bluebells

Dance of the Bluebells

Artist Lynne Davies will be demonstrating the painting of a Woodland Scene in acrylics at Waterside Art Group on Tuesday 26th June at Hythe and Dibden Community Centre off Jones Lane in Hythe.  Visitors are always welcome to attend the group’s demonstrations.

Self-taught Lynne has been painting since she was very young and over the years has developed and improved her style.  She is inspired by nature, travel, wildlife and emotion.  She paints beautiful, expressive and sometimes quite large images, mainly in acrylic on canvas.  She has exhibited extensively and won many awards.  Lynne’s website is:http://lynnedavies.com

All demonstrations at Waterside Art Group are projected onto a large screen, enabling all of the audience to easily see the painting as it develops, as well as providing the facility for showing enlarged details.

The demonstration commences at 7.30pm and the visitor fee is £4.00.

Demonstration by Alan Langford

25th September 2018 – 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Equestrian artist Alan Langford is well known in the New Forest area and Waterside Art Group will be pleased to welcome him to demonstrate ‘Heavy horses in watercolour’ at its meeting on Tuesday 25th September at Hythe and Dibden Community Centre off Jones Lane in Hythe.  Visitors will be very welcome to attend.

Heavy Horses

A typical painting by Alan Langford

Alan is a member of the Society of Equestrian Artists and paints horses in their natural or working environments in oils and watercolours.  He began his artistic career in 1979, as an illustrator and then went freelance working through a Fleet Street artist agency, illustrating comics, book covers and fantasy game books.  Since then Alan has illustrated history books, encyclopaedias, adventure stories, myths and legends.  He has illustrated stories for B.B.C. Television and worked as an art tutor in adult education.  His website is: http://alanlangford.co.uk.

All demonstrations at Waterside Art Group are projected onto a large screen, enabling all of the audience to easily see the painting as it develops, as well as providing the facility for showing enlarged details.

The demonstration commences at 7.30pm and the visitor fee is £4.00.

Demonstration by Lindsey Cole 

27th November 2018- 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Waterside Art Group is pleased to welcome back Lindsey Cole to present a demonstration on Landscape in acrylic texture/mixed media at its meeting on Tuesday 27th November at Hythe and Dibden Community Centre off Jones Lane in Hythe.  Visitors will be very welcome to attend.

Woodland, abstract

Woodland, abstract

Lindsey’s career started from school working in ceramics for Poole Pottery.  Eventually she left to further her professional career in painting, teaching and exhibiting.  Her work is mainly textural landscapes and seascapes.  She exhibits annually at the Mall Galleries in London with the Society of Women Artists and also takes part in the Hampshire Open Studios.  In 2009 she received a ‘Highly Commended’ award in the SAA Artist of the Year competition and won the title in 2013 for  a Hare Portrait.  Lindsey’s website is:http://lindseyjaynecole.co.uk

All demonstrations at Waterside Art Group are projected onto a large screen, enabling all of the audience to easily see the painting as it develops, as well as providing the facility for showing enlarged details.

The demonstration commences at 7.30pm and the visitor fee is £4.00.

 

 

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