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Calling all Artists

Calling all Artists
Calling all Artists!
Beverley will be hosting a monthly craft and artisan fair at Flemingate Shopping Centre in Beverley.
Alex Nicholson (flemingateevents@gmail.com) has been tasked with sourcing and booking a collection of stallholders of various art and craft backgrounds.
 
DATES: Sunday 2nd October (to tie in with the very high footfall that will already be in Beverley for the Food Festival).
Sunday Nov 6th and
Sat and Sun Dec 3rd/4th
All are 11am – 4pm
 
Alex says:
“We have a large empty 20m x 20m shop unit to fill with high-quality stalls. The unit has large bi-fold doors therefore it will be a great space to showcase your products to the public – it will be sheltered
 
For the event to work I need at least 20 stallholders to join together to help create this craft and artisan fair at Flemingate with the view to hold a further one 6th November 11am – 4pm an a special Christmas Fair 3rd & 4th December.
 
I can provide a trestle table per stallholder and chair at the competitive price of just £20 +VAT for the one day events and £35+VAT fot the 2-day Christmas Fair.
 
Please could you let me know if you’re interested in being a part of any of these events and do pass on our details to any other art/craft people that you know who may be interested.
 
Also to help spread the word we need everyone to start spreading the word via your social media stream please – the more we spread the word, the bigger the event will become.
 
We will be looking to create further exhibition and event opportunities for 2017 so any suggestions welcome.”
Please contact Alex if you are interested.
flemingateevents@gmail.com

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Silver and Gold Earrings by Jacqueline Warrington – Jeweller Techniques in making Earrings

Silver and Gold Earrings by Jacqueline Warrington – Jeweller Techniques in making Earrings

 

Jacqueline will be demonstrating at our next Monday meeting on

18th July 2016

 

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Spring Open Exhibition

Spring Open Exhibition

Driffield Art Club President Mimi Claughton is pictured here admiring the work on display with Chairman Joanne Blacker who organised the exhibition and managed the team of volunteer members who made the exhibition happen!

To read more and see more photos go to the drop down menu under ‘events’ on the home page.

 


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Bruce Mulcahy’s demonstration evening

Bruce Mulcahy’s demonstration evening

Bruce Mulcahy did a wonderful demonstration for us at our May meeting. Using oils on daler board he gave us a Masterclass in a ‘one sitting’ painting, blocking in the darker and mid tones first in browns then adding lighter and darker tones to depict the cliffs and sea colours. Earlier that day Bruce had travelled to the coast at Flamboro from West Yorkshire to take some photographic references for his painting. he had then travelled back to Wakefield to take his art class before setting off to Driffield to do the demonstration for us! Quite a feat in itself.

The resulting painting was stunning.

 


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Nel Whatmore demonstrating at Driffield Art Club

Nel Whatmore demonstrating at Driffield Art Club

http://driffieldartclub.co.uk/forthcoming-events/monday-meetings/On Monday March 14th 2016 pastel artist Nel Whatmore from Tadcaster visited Driffield Art Club to give a comprehensive demonstration of her pastel techniques.

Nel talked about the materials she prefers to use and the way she uses them to produce her beautiful artwork.

To find out more about Nel visit her website:

http://www.nelwhatmore.com

 


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Showcase by three Driffield Art Club Members

Showcase by three Driffield Art Club Members

http://driffieldartclub.co.uk/showcase-by-three-driffield-art-club-members/

On Monday February 15th Driffield Art Club Members were treated to a showcase of three members who showed talked about their work, inspiration and methods. Mimi Claughton (President), Kay Jones (Membership Secretary) and Glynn Barker brought examples of work and demonstrate their techniques. Members were able to ask questions and a very enjoyable evening was had by all.

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Kay JOnes accepts her rose bowl from Chair Joanne Blacker

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Final painting by Paul Blackwell

Final painting by Paul Blackwell
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Next Meeting 14th March 2016

Next Meeting 14th March 2016

14th March 2016

Neil Whatmore – Pastel Tulips

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Meetings are held at Driffield Community Centre,Westgarth, Mill Street, Driffield from 7:00 pm till 9:00pm

Notices concerning Art Club matters will be given at the monthly meetings and updated on the website.

New members are most welcome. Subscription £20.00

Due on 1 September annually

Visitors £5.00 per visit

Please note all cheques payable to:  Driffield Art Club

Contact us by email on: mail@driffieldartclub.co.uk

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Paul Blackwell’s Demonstration evening

Paul Blackwell’s Demonstration evening

Paul Blackwell visited Driffield Art Club on Monday 18th January 2016 – the first meeting of the new year.

Paul demonstrated his acrylic techniques and produced a painting of the moors at Goathland.

Paul has promised to send a photograph of the finished painting at a future date and it will be published here, so – watch this space!

To see more of Paul’s work visit his website:

http://www.paulblackwell.co.uk

 


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Driffield Art Club Christmas Social

Driffield Art Club Christmas Social

dac xmasA good time was had by all at our recent Christmas Social on Monday December 7th. Members contributed food for our buffet supper and Janet Saxby kindly devised an Art and Christmas Quiz to get our brains ticking over while we ate our supper. Finally Kay Jones painting of a camel was voted the winner in our Bobbie Simmons Trophy competition and was awarded the trophy by Dac Chair Joanne Blacker.


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Annual Exhibition 2015

Annual Exhibition 2015

Annual Exhibition Preview Night and Awards

Jill Grinstead’s painting ‘I remember’ which was the ‘Judge’s Choice’ as chosen by Judge John Naylor

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Sally Haylock with her wildlife paintings 
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Gillian Grinstead and Mary wells enjoy the evening

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Well attended Preview evening

 

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Judge John Naylor enjoys a joke with former Judge Artist Neil Helyard

 

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David Atkinson of Dee, Atkinson & Harrison with Driffield Art Club Member Eric Harrod
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Former Treasurer and Driffield Art Club member Hans Schild chats with Eric Harrod

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Sue Banks with her superb canine pastels (behind her on right)

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‘I Remember’ watercolour by jill Grinstead – winner of the Judge’s Choice

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(Top) Glyn Barker’s paintings of local townscapes

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Jean Balarkas with her oil painting of yachting son Richard

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President of Driffield Art Club Mimi Claughton chats with members of the Art Club
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Trophies waiting to be presented!
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Chair Joanne Blacker and Jane Brigham prepare refreshments

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JOohn Naylor starts the proceedings – pointing to the painting he chose as his Judge’s Choice – below with winner Jill Grinstead.

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Teresa Hollins – winner of the Peter Walker Trophy for Acrylic for her painting ‘Ruby and Mona’

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Chair Joanne Blacker – winner of the Schofield Trophy: Interior or Still Life for her painting of Geraniums

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Jean Verity is congratulated by John Naylor for winning the Yorkshire Ridings Magazine Award  For her painting ‘Blue 1’

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Rhona Rowley with the Driffield Art Club Trophy for Best Pastel for her work entitled ‘Edge of the Hill’

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Glynn Barker with his Statue award for Best Oil Painting – for his work entitled: St. Marys (Beverley)

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Sally Bell with her Schofield Rose Bowl award for Best Flower Painting – ‘Daisies’

Rachel Crawford accepts her award from Chair Joanne Blacker

Above: Rachel Crawford – Anthony Steele trophy for Innovation

Below: Kay Jones – winner of the People’s Choice

Both were given ther awards at our November meeting by Chair Joanne Blacker

Kay JOnes accepts her rose bowl from Chair Joanne Blacker

Other Winners – unable to attend to accept their award: Robert Kelly- Richardson Cup for Best Watercolour

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Driffield Art Club President Mimi Claughton presents John with his thankyou gift for being our Judge!


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Demonstration evening with Tim Rose Oct 19th 2015

Demonstration evening with Tim Rose Oct 19th 2015

http://driffieldartclub.co.uk/demonstration-evening-with-tim-rose-oct-19th-2015/

Tim Rose gave an excellent demonstration of how to create a watercolour of an architectural street scene with figures. His mixes of colour and tonal values brought the painting to life using techniques such as negative painting behind the figures and blending washes of pinks and yellows, siennas and violets on the roads and buildings and for stronger shadows, adding blues and purples.

The finished work, a street in Sheffield town centre, had depth and interest – the focal point being the group of figures walking in the streets past the tram.

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the artist at work

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the audience

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the finished work

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the buyer! Eric Harrod snaps up the demonstration painting

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an expample of Tim’s other work.

Visit: http://timroseartist.com


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Workshop with Claire West

Workshop with Claire West

Claire West’s image

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Demonstration by Oliver Lovley at Driffield Art Club

Demonstration by Oliver Lovley at Driffield Art Club

To see the demonstration work done by visiting artists to Driffield Art Club during the monthly meetings (third Monday of each month except August). Please click the link:

Demonstrations


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Workshops at Nafferton

Workshops at Nafferton

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Workshop by John Naylor on Feb 6th 2015 at Nafferton Village Hall

John Naylor demonstrated his particular technique for painting wildlife in soft pastels using a Mallard duck as the subject.

The class of 12 Driffield Art Club Members all had a go at painting the same subject and the resuts can be seen below in the photographs below.

John talked abut his life and background in portrait painting at Butlins as a young man then, in later years, rearing wildlife including birds of prey, hares and other animals in order to paint them in as natural a setting as possible. He finished off the day with a beautiful painting of a pheasant from memory.

Photographs by Mary Wells

 

 


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Demonstration by visiting artist Vivienne Cawson

Demonstration by visiting artist Vivienne Cawson

Monday June 21st 2014 was Driffield Art Club’s demonstration by visiting artist Vivienne Cawson. Vivienne demonstrated watercolour flower painting and this was her finished piece of work.

 


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