Programme

DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS MEETINGS HAVE BEEN MOVED TO TUESDAY EVENING IN THE MAIN HALL AT KIRKLANDS. ALL MEETINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE, CHECK BACK HERE REGULARLY TO CONFIRM DETAILS
2020
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.