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Roger Dellar demo info

 

Roger Dellar

Roger will using oil paints  to do a short demonstration on the theme of Urban scenes,  pointing out the usage and application of oil painting in an alla prima way.  He will demonstrate the inclusion of figures in the scene, their stance and relationship to the activity of the environment 
He will demonstrate how this relates to the perspective of surrounding buildings
Tonal painting will be discussed followed by assisting attendees in their own paintings
Although he will be using oils students can use media of their choice   Please bring photos of subject you would like to paint

Sharon Hurst demo info

 

Sharon Hurst

 

Sharon is predominantly a Fantasy watercolourist but enjoys mixed media, silk painting and making beaded jewellery too.
She says “As a child I dreamed of dragons and their hordes of gems. Now, as an adult, I paint the dragons and make the jewellery!”
It all started with a grandmother who had a wonderful imagination and wove incredible stories. As a teen in the 1970’s she was inspired by the stunning album art on vinyl records. Creating has always been a part of her life.
Today, Sharon is a popular TV artist and demonstrates Derwent, Frisk, Kuretake and SAA products on The Craft Store shopping channel. She has had her own TV special. She has featured in an episode of “Fraser and Friends” as well as numerous appearances in “A Splash of Paint”. She has illustrated the covers for several books and has 2 teaching DVDs. Sharon has a new book with Search Press, “How To Draw Unicorns”!
She travels the countryside visiting art groups to demonstrate her techniques. She judges art Exhibitions, opens public events, and runs workshops in her Hampshire home

C Cole demo info

Christopher Cole

 

Christopher has been a portrait painter since his teenage years, attracting his first commission when still at school. He was selected for the Royal Portrait Society on his first submission in 1982 and has since painted several hundred portrait commissions.

He also paints landscapes, seascapes, animals and vehicles of all descriptions with his art is in collections throughout Europe, as well as from the USA to Japan and Australia. He has exhibited across Europe with five sell out one man shows in London, as many again more locally, as well taking part in group exhibitions every year for the past 50 years.

His art is a celebration of life, his portraits an attempt to explore the unique fascination every face reveals..

C Strong demo info

 

Caroline Strong

 

 

Caroline has always loved drawing, even her non art career involved drawing maps.

Her work is colourful yet sensitive, distinctive and realistic, though not photorealistic, and reflects what she sees in the world around us. She especially enjoys working in coloured pencil, watercolour and pastel, and uses them individually or combined in an artwork.

Living and growing up in the South Downs National Park, Caroline loves walking and taking photographs of the natural world. She likes to analyse the detail, the way things grow and the inherent colours and then how to portray the subject with suitable tonal contrast, along with choosing a medium and surface that best depicts it. There is no greater reward than to see an idea develop on a blank surface and to transform it into a piece of artwork that somebody will cherish for life.

H Deighan demo info

 

Helen Deighan

 

 

I live in Grayshott with my husband, a professional jazz musician.
I have two children, Emma, my daughter, also lives in Grayshott with her little Jack Russel called Jack and my son Ben who lives in Australia with his family – hence the regular visits down under. Other than sewing, knitting and now spinning I also enjoy gardening.
Having always been interested in sewing and fabric I took textiles as my main subject while studying at a College of Education in Derbyshire
I started making quilts in the mid 80s.
Initially working from existing patterns, I soon started developing my own designs. And, when I couldn’t find the right colour or shade to fit – I dyed my own.
Over the years I have created many exciting dyeing effects using everyday household objects – from cat litter trays and drain pipes to my now famous plastic freezer bags!

I have written two books on dyeing cotton

W Dyke demo info

 

Will Dyke

 

Will Dyke is a printmaker and tutor and will give a talk about his career, with illustrated examples of his art and artistic influences.
Will specialises in wood and linocut printing, but also teaches other printmaking methods including collagraph, which is the technique he will be demonstrating on this occasion.
Collagraph is an intaglio process in which a design is cut into a printing plate made of layered board.
Etching ink is applied to the incised areas of the plate and the surface wiped clear. 
The ink lies within the recessed areas and when pressed on dampened paper reveals the image.

Will Dyke - Profile

Will studied illustration and printmaking at Harrow College, University of Westminster.

After an early career in bookselling, he became a full-time printmaker and tutor.

Will specialises in woodcut and linocuts, creating limited edition prints. Much of his work is inspired by rural life and history. His background in illustration continues to guide his design method.

A Sussex based artist; Will and his wife Nicki, teach regular print workshops in Chichester and the South, and give demonstrations and talks. 

You can see their prints on display in the Barn Emporium, Durleighmarsh Farm, near Petersfield. 

Will and Nicki hold an open studio weekend, at their workshop in Chichester, over the August Bank Holiday each year.

R Ireland demo info

 

Ronnie Ireland

 

Drawing and Painting are my ways of trying to understand the world. Often, the images which appear are ahead of the understanding…..

From early childhood, I always seem to have had a pencil in my hand. My work investigates changing aspects identity, whatever the ostensible subject or approach. The viewer is always invited to enter and complete the picture.

I was born and educated in Glasgow and now live in Hampshire

R Holmes workshop

 

Rick Holmes

 

I will supply all prepared card and paper for the workshop for which there will be a separate fee of £3-00 per person.
I will also bring allong a large box of pastel bits as well as a small collection of inks and rollers that the participants are welcome to use.
I will also bring along images that we will use during the workshop.
I will be selling a 16 - half stick box of Unison Pastels that I have developed especially for workshops (£35)

C Cole workshop info

 

Christopher Cole

 

Christopher has been a portrait painter since his teenage years, attracting his first commission when still at school. He was selected for the Royal Portrait Society on his first submission in 1982 and has since painted several hundred portrait commissions.

He also paints landscapes, seascapes, animals and vehicles of all descriptions with his art is in collections throughout Europe, as well as from the USA to Japan and Australia. He has exhibited across Europe with five sell out one man shows in London, as many again more locally, as well taking part in group exhibitions every year for the past 50 years.

His art is a celebration of life, his portraits an attempt to explore the unique fascination every face reveals.

The workshop will take you step by step towards discovering a likeness, drawing then painting, using classical techniques, with a splash of contemporary colour

J Ford workdhop info

 

Jeremy Ford

 

I live in West Yorkshire, U.K. and with over thirty five years of teaching experience I am well qualified to help you to learn and enjoy painting in a friendly informal atmosphere.

I tutor Painting Holiday breaks and popular workshops in watercolour, pastels, and gouache to art societies and clubs throughout the U.K and abroad.

I am a demonstrator for the Michael Wilcox School of Colour, and I frequently demonstrate for the S.A.A. I am a former President of the S.A.A

 

Hilary James

I am delighted to have been invited to present a day and a half's pottery workshop to your memebers on the 2nd and 30th of November 2024. First, a little about my pottery background. I have been potting for 24 years now. I started at an evening class and immediately caught the bug. I continued to attend various class until one day my tutor left and I was asked to take the group over. I ran the club at Horndean Technical college for a number of years until sadly the safety of the kiln room came into question as the ceiling was collapsing. Unfortunately, it was not financially viable for the repairs to be made and the class had to close.

Around 7 years ago I was lucky enough to get my own small studio in my back garden in which I have my own kiln. i now have a few small venues in which I sell my work including PO10 in Emsworth, Petersfield Arts and Crafts group exhibitions and St Wilfreds church fayres. Many of the items I create are based on handbuilding pinch pots. These are very versatile and can be made into items from animal sculptures to vases and many in between.

My plan for the day is do two projects:

1) To walk members through handbuilding a seedhead garden sculpture which can be used as a can topper.

2) Offering a more open ended project where members can use their new found skill in making pinch pots to create another item using inspiration from a sample sheet. With my evening class experience, I am aware of the amount of support beginners might need for projects like this and therefore need to limit the numbers to around 14.

After the first session I will take the finished items away and bisque fire them and return them for the second glazing session. Though I have charged for 3 bottles of glaze I will bring a variety of underglaze colours and clear glaze as well as brush on glazes to give ample choice.

The timings for the days would be as follows:

Day 1: building 10:00 arrival and set up

10:30 first session

12:30 lunch

1:00 second session

3:30 tidy up

3:00 leave

Day 2: glazing

10:00 arrival and set up

10:30 glaze time

12:30 tidy up

1:00 leave

H James
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