Programme

DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS MEETINGS ALL MEETINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE, CHECK BACK HERE REGULARLY TO CONFIRM DETAILS
2020 - All meetings cancelled. Meetings due to restart in September 2021.

September - Due to current lockdown all meetings in September are likely to be cancelled
1 2020 AGM.
8 THEMED WORKSHOP - Autumn. Or do your own thing. Don't forget water!
15 DEMONSTRATION – Laura Dawes: Watercolour Landscape.
22 WORKSHOP – Laura Dawes: Watercolour Landscape. Bring your own materials, including white gouache and water!
29 ANIMAL PORTRAIT DEMONSTRATION – Catherine Englis.

October
6 WORKSHOP - Julie Bruce: Abstract Mark Making, using mixed media. Bring all your paints and water!
13 PICTURE (Critique) NIGHT – Anita Daniel. Bring your problem paintings, unfinished or finished.
20 ACRYLIC DEMONSTRATION – Heather Burton: Landscape, using pallet knives.
27 WORKSHOP – Acrylic landscape, or other medium, if preferred. Bring water!

November
3 ILLUSTRATED TALK – by Micro-Artist, Graham Short. 'The world's smallest engraver'
10 DEMO/WORKSHOP – Cath Brooke: Dry-point print making. Materials provided. Bring rags for wiping hands and cleaning up!
14/15 MENSTON AUTUMN EXHIBITION
17 DEMONSTRATION – Geoff Hewitt: Charcoal and acrylic portrait.
24 COSTUME LIFE CLASS - Anita Daniel. Bring pencils, paper and eraser.
31 OIL PAINTING DEMONSTRATION - Peter Holt: Includes advice on plein-air oil landscape painting.

December
8 THEMED WORKSHOP - Winter. Or do your own thing. Don't forget water!

2021
January
5 DEMONSTRATION – Linda Hollingshead: Being confident with colour. (W/col & Mix/med)
12 WORKSHOP - Watercolour & Mixed Media.
19 A PRESENTATION by writer & illustrator, Hilary Roper-Newman: Illustrating & chaotic patterning.
26 ACRYLIC DEMONSTRATION – Paul Talbot Greaves.

February
2 ACRYLIC WORKSHOP – Paul Talbot Greaves.
9 DEMONSTRATION – Anthony Barrow: Watercolour Portrait.
16 WORKSHOP – Portrait in watercolour or your preferred medium.
23 ILLUSTRATED TALKS – by two local photographers: Keith Allen (Birdlife, Butterflies & Photomicroscopy) & Nick Hodgson (Live Action and Abstracts - an eclectic mix!)

March
2 ACRYLIC DEMONSTRATION - Nigel Overton:
9 ACRYLIC WORKSHOP - Bring reference material and acrylics, or your preferred media.
16 PICTURE (Critique) NIGHT - Anita Daniel: Bring your problem paintings - finished or unfinished.
23 LINE & WASH DEMONSTRATION – John Harrison.
30 LINE & WASH WORKSHOP – John Harrison.

April
6 THEMED WORKSHOP - Showers. Or do your own thing.
13 A TALK ON WOODCARVING: John Adamson: Featuring carvings that members can see and handle.
20 PASTLE DEMONSTRATION - Rob Wareing: Clothed figure.
27 2021 AGM. There is a proposal to change this date to September.

May
4 THEMED WORKSHOP - Spring. Or do your own thing.
11 DEMONSTRATION – Tracey Krupianka: Sailing Boats. Bring acrylics or your favourite medium.
15,16 MENSTON SPRING EXHIBITION
18 ILLUSTRATED TALK – Janet Pickering:
25 DEMO/WORKSHOP – Naheed Aslam: Papercraft jewellery using quilling techniques.

June
1 TALK & DEMONSTRATION – Ian Tomlinson: Stained Glass, a Mystery Trade.
8 DEMONSTRATION - FLOWERS / STILL LIFE - Carole Gaunt.
15 FLOWERS / STILL LIFE WORKSHOP - Bring your preferred medium.
22 ACRYLIC DEMONSTRATION - Julia Borodina: Townscape.
29 ACRYLIC WORKSHOP – Townscape - bring your own reference sketch or photo.

July
6 THEMED WORKSHOP - Summer or Seaside. Or do your own thing.