We have an exciting and varied demonstration programme throughout the year, with artists drawn from many areas. Whether you are keen to learn new tips for oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolour or ink painting, or just apreciate seeing artists at work, there should be something of interest.

2nd September Jean Perrett; ; Watercolour

Plan to make your Paintings Better’
Join us for the first Demo of the Season with Jean’s informative
Demo.  Learn about the Notan Method and
many important principles for all styles of painting with a Café Scene

7th October Mike Skidmore;    Oils

Return of a very popular artist.
Enjoy his formative style and traditional techniques to create
compelling darks and evocative lights with a Still Life Demo and his many

4th November Carolyne Viney; Acrylics

Carolyne has a unique contemporary style with her paintings on
Aluminium, demonstrating interesting textures and atmospheric Seascapes

2nd December AGM

Join us for a social evening, air your views and help plan the
future year.

6th January Paul Weaver; Watercolour

Once again Paul demonstrates his talent for light and atmosphere
in a Town/Cityscape.  He has exhibited
Nationally and contributes to The Artist on a regular basis

3rd February Simon Bishop; Oils

Simon has been a member of our Society for many years and will
once more give us the benefit of his talents with a Portrait demo: this time
using The Works Acrylics.

2nd March Valerie Pirlot; Oils

Plein Air painter Valerie will demonstrate her French
Impressionistic style.  Pick up some
tips for painting outside in all weathers.
She is a member of the Bath Society of Artists.

6th April Julie Weir; Acrylics/Acrylic Inks

This talented member of the Society will demonstrate one of her wildlife
subjects in a realistic manner.  Julie
gets her inspiration from living in and observation of the countryside.


However click HERE instead for some ideas from Julie

11th May Sue Gilmore Powell; Pastels

Accomplished artist and tutor, Sue’s subject is a Sylvan
Landscape.  She has International
acclaim and runs classes in several media.

1st June Colin Brown; Acrylics

Return of a popular artist.
Learn how to draw perspective and the importance of light and tone in
a Street Scene. Colin’s background with many Companies and Organisations is
in Illustration and Design.

6th July Jane Fox; Mixed Media

‘Mixed Media Deconstructed’.
A fascinating look at Print techniques with Collage and Paint.  Jane is a member of the Wiltshire Guild of
Artists and has exhibited locally and at the Marlborough Open Studios.

The programme can be downloaded via the link below.

Download Programme here