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Stoney Creek in Winter by Mary wells

Stoney Creek in Winter by Mary wells

Pastel.

21″ x 17″ framed.

Winner of Visitor’s Choice at Driffield Art Club Annual Exhibition October 2014 and runner-up in the award for best pastel – commended by Guest Artist David Thomas.

If you would like a painting of your family or friends please email me at: marywells8@gmail.com

To see more of Mary’s work click her name to go to her member’s page:  Mary Wells

 


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Demonstration by Nina Pickup

Demonstration by Nina Pickup

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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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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Richard Burton visiting Driffield Art Club

Richard Burton visiting Driffield Art Club

Driffield Art Club invites Professional Artists to come along and do demonstrations on our meeting nights every third Monday in the month except August.

On Monday 19th May Richard Burton of Richard Burton Art Centre, Buckton near Bempton gave Driffield Art Club Members a demonstration of a watercolour painting of the cliffs at Bempton. Richard used Shminke watercolour pans and a mixture of prolene and sable brushes on 300 gsm Strathmore paper.

Driffield Art Club will be holding an exhibition of their own artwork at Richard’s gallery this summer from August 2 – 17th. Details of this exhibition are here.

Gallery opening days/times are:

Opening Times

Wednesday – Sunday from 10:00 to 16:00.
Also open Tuesdays over the summer holidays.
www.richardburtonart.com


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Demonstration Evenings at Driffield Art Club

Demonstration Evenings at Driffield Art Club

Demonstration by Oliver Lovley on Oct 20th 2014

Oliver demonstrated his design and illustration techniques using his own inks created with onion skins, grass cuttings and walnut dye.

Oliver lovley

 

Demonstration by Vivienne Cawson on June 21st 2014

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.

Viv Cawson final

Demonstration by Geoff Kersey on Feb 17th 2014

Geoff, who is from Matlock in Derbyshire, came to do a watercolour demonstration on Monday February 17th at Driffield Art Club.

The hall at the Community Centre at Westgarth on Mill Street in Driffield, where the Driffield Art Club hold their monthly meetings, was packed with members and visitors to watch the demonstration. They were not disappointed as Geoff demonstrated his techniques beginning by explaining which colours he uses and for what purpose. He had chosen to paint a scene from the Derbyshire Peak District in wintertime.

It was a Masterclass in the use of watercolours showing how to create light and atmosphere with good quality watercolours and brushes from the SAA.

Geoff has written many books on watercolour and oil painting and produced several DVDs on the subject.

His website is: www.geoffkersey.co.uk

Geoff Kersey in his studio for ad

 

Pastel demonstration by Linda Matthews on Nov 18th 2013

Linda mentions her visit on her blog

” demonstrated at Driffield Art Club in East Yorkshire on Monday 18 November – a lovely group of people. This gave me a excuse to take a bit of a breather and spend time with OH ”

http://broadskiesgallery.wordpress.com/2013/11/28/a-quieter-time-in-broad-skies-gallery/

 

Linda demonstrates her pastel technique to DAC on 18th November 2013

Linda demonstrates her pastel technique to DAC on 18th November 2013

Oil painting demonstration by Paul Blackwell on Oct 21st 2013

North Yorkshire Artist Paul Blackwell gave DAC members  a demonstration of oil landscapes on Monday 21st October at DAC’s monthly meeting.

Paul sketched a landscape in charcoal on a canvas in situ at Malham, in the Dales.

He took it back to his study and made some small colour sketches to work out how he wanted to approach the painting.

Although the sketch was quite detailed Paul began the demonstration by rubbing out most of the image with a clean cloth. There was enough of a sketch left on the canvas to guide the painting.

Paul laid various thin layers of oil – mixed with turps – to allow under painting colours to show through.

He explained that normally he would leave the oil to stand for several days to dry.

Paul Blackwell demonstrtates his painting techniques at Driffield Art Club 20 October 2013: Driffield Art Club

Paul Blackwell with his demonstration painting


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Linda Matthews Pastel demonstration evening on Nov 18th 2013

Linda Matthews Pastel demonstration evening on Nov 18th 2013

Linda mentions her visit on her blog

” demonstrated at Driffield Art Club in East Yorkshire on Monday 18 November – a lovely group of people. This gave me a excuse to take a bit of a breather and spend time with OH ”

http://broadskiesgallery.wordpress.com/2013/11/28/a-quieter-time-in-broad-skies-gallery/

 


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Exhibitions

Exhibitions
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Demonstration by Paul Blackwell

Demonstration by Paul Blackwell

North Yorkshire Artist Paul Blackwell gave DAC members  a demonstration of oil landscapes on Monday 21st October at DAC’s monthly meeting.

Paul sketched a landscape in charcoal on a canvas in situ at Malham, in the Dales.

He took it back to his study and made some small colour sketches to work out how he wanted to approach the painting.

Although the sketch was quite detailed Paul began the demonstration by rubbing out most of the image with a clean cloth. There was enough of a sketch left on the canvas to guide the painting.

Paul laid various thin layers of oil – mixed with turps – to allow under painting colours to show through.

He explained that normally he would leave the oil to stand for several days to dry.


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Next Meeting, Monday November 17th 2014

Next Meeting, Monday November 17th 2014

On Monday November 17th Nina Pickup will be demonstrating Oil Pastels – animals or landscape.

Please note that this is the last meeting of 2014. The next meeting after this one is 19th January 2015 with Claire west using acrylic inks to ‘Make you Smile’.

If anyone has any information, news or stories they would like to share on our Driffield Art Club website please email: marywells8@gmail.com


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Monday evening meetings

Monday evening meetings

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.

Subscriptions

£15.00 Single – £25.00 Couples

Due on 1 September annually

Visitors £5.00 per visit

Please note all cheques payable to:   Driffield Art Club


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Workshops 2012 – 2013

Workshops 2012 – 2013

Saturday Workshops

Held in Nafferton Village Hall, Middle Street, Nafferton YO25 4JS

10.00 am to 4.00 pm

(unless otherwise stated).

Workshops:

Prepay £18.00 each

(unless otherwise advised)


NAFFERTON WORKSHOPS 2014-15

4 October

* Sue Deighton – Acrylic Landscapes

1 November

* Robert Dutton – Pastel Seascapes

6 December

* John Freeman – Watercolour Night Scenes

2015
3 January

Frances Kelly – Lino-prints

7 February

* John Naylor – Pastel Wildlife

14 March

* Paul Blackwell Pastel/Oils/Acryics

*  Anne Thornehill – Woodland Scenes/Still-Life

4 April

* Glenn Marshall – Watercolour Countryside

2 May

* Life Model – & Still Life

Any Medium/Self Help

6 June

* Richard Burton – Watercolour Town Arcitecture

4 July

* Angie McCall  – Watercolour Flower Collage

* Please note all workshops must be booked and paid for in advance.


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Programme of meetings 2014 – 2015

Programme of meetings 2014 – 2015

15 September 2014

John Naylor – Pastel – Animal

23 September (Tuesday) Annual General Meeting

Sue Deighton – Critique (1 painting per member)

Please bring your entry for the Bobbie Simmons Memorial Cup on the theme of 

‘Yorkshire, Our County’

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6-11th October 2014

Annual Exhibition

The Exchange, Driffield (Courtesy Messrs Dee, Atkinson & Harrison)

5th October Handing In 10:00am to 12 noon

Preview – Monday 6th October – 7:30pm

Exhibition Opening by Mimi Claughton, President at 8:00pm

Guest Artist/Judge David Thomas R.I.B.A

 

Exhibits to be collected between 4:00pm and 5pm on Saturday 11th October 2014

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20th October 2014

Oliver Lovley – Using inks with dip pen& other tools

17th November 2014

Nina Pickup -Oil Pastels – Animals or Landscape

 


19th January 2015

Claire West – Acrylic Ink – ‘Make You Smile’

16 February 2015

Jeremy Taylor – Watercolour – Landscape

16th March 2015

Symi Jackson, daughter of  Rosemary Thompson -of ‘Rosemary’s Brushes’

Brushmaking. Rosemary is kindly donating some brushes to raffle on the evening for club funds

20th April 2015

David Woolas – – Framing and Mounting your work

18th May 2015

Paul Moon – Photographer

15th June 2015

Chris Tkacz – Oils – Landscape

20th July 2015

Brian Nelson – Encaustic Art Plus Wax Landscape


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Linda Matthews Pastel Demonstration at Driffield Art Club

Linda Matthews Pastel Demonstration at Driffield Art Club

Linda mentions her visit on her blog

” demonstrated at Driffield Art Club in East Yorkshire on Monday 18 November – a lovely group of people. This gave me a excuse to take a bit of a breather and spend time with OH ”

http://broadskiesgallery.wordpress.com/2013/11/28/a-quieter-time-in-broad-skies-gallery/

 


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