Thursday 4th April we have a demonstration given by Sue Gilmore
Powell using multi-media so bring your acrylics, pastels, inks etc. Sue will
adapt the demonstration to suit, so don’t think you need to purchase media you
do not already have and of course, if you want, you can simply watch.
Sue’s work is highly colourful and
sometimes borders on the abstract – https://www.susannagilmorepowell.co.uk/ - it
promises to be a lively evening!
AGM will be held on Thursday 18th April – we hold this at the
beginning of an ordinary painting evening and keep it as short as possible. I
will be issuing an Agenda and the Minutes of last year’s meeting shortly so if
anybody has anything that they want discussed, let me know – there will be an
opportunity for members to ask questions during the meeting.
is a lot going on at the Royal West of England Academy – “Our
Drawing School Summer Programme is now available to browse online. With 38 new
classes added to the website, we have something to suit all interests and
abilities. What's more, we have a whole host of completely new events, from
Mexican printmaking to sketchbook making!
They also have their ‘Body and Soul’ exhibition -
2 – 25 April 2019, free admission
Coming up in April we have an exhibition by thirteen invited Academicians whose
use of the human body is an important aspect of their practice.
The show includes paintings, drawings, printmaking, ceramics, bronze casting
and wood carving.
The artists exhibiting are Malcolm Ashman, David Backhouse, Nicola Bealing,
James Butler, John Butler, David Carpanini, Leslie Glenn Damhus, John Huggins,
David Inshaw, Angela Lizon, Andrew Munoz, Anne Rothenstein and George Tute.
4. I have
just received this from Art Profile - for those wanting to soak up the sun
sooner rather than later, what could be better – Creek Islands, sun, sea and
5. And from
Marylin Allis - May water colour workshops
pay for 3 offer
May... People aren’t scary really
May... Animals in loose watercolour
May... Interesting compositions
May.... Impact using watercolour
few of the workshops this year, in my newly refurbished studio, at Rogers Hill
Followed by Max Hale – “Go on admit it, your drawing could be better!
Due to artist demand I am running a weekly course starting in
Classic Drawing 30th
April - five
weeks using all drawing mediums”
we have just put up almost 50 paintings in Melksham’s Art Café for our first
exhibition of 2019. Given the fact that it is Mother’s Day, this is a very good
effort. So that is almost £50 going to local charities plus the commission from
What hit me looking at the exhibition, is the
intense sense of colour a lot of very skilled artwork – well done those who are
STOP PRESS - Charlotte has an exhibition currently running at Right Angle Picture Framers on Corsham High Street. It is on for 2 weeks starting from Monday 1st April. The pictures are all acrylic on canvas. All work can be bought as a fine art print or a canvas print from dylshouse.uk