Annie Davenport Colour Mixing July 2018
Photos by Amanda Mayes
The club were treated to a masterclass workshop in 'colour mixing' given by local artist, and club member, Annie Davenport. Mrs Davenport is well known locally and has exhibited widely throughout the region.
Coming originally from a background in printing techniques, her workshop was based on just a few basic colours of Yellow, Magenta, Cyan along with black and white. Initially the workshop centred on how it was possible to achieve just about any colour imaginable just by skillfully mixing the three basics of yellow, cyan and magenta, in a similar way that your ordinary colour inkjet printer would at home. Members were then guided into mixing and matching the colours of several still life objects that Annie had brought along for the demo. Most amateur artist carry quite a lot of various coloured paints with them, quite often far more than is really needed. With the lessons learned from the workshop, the members were quite impressed by how few actual basic colours are required , and all vowed to make an effort to incorporate what they had learned into future works.
This latest workshop is one of many events being held throughout this 25th anniversary year for the club, upcoming will be painting 'en plein aire' (weather permitting) at Orchardleigh (July 18th) and Downside Abbey (August 15th). Then on November 28th the popular Pastels Workshop with Trowbridge artist Graham Cox.
DEMONSTRATIONS - WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS 2018
All events are held between 10:00am and 12:00 Noon, unless otherwise indicated.
Normal Club activities will also take place for those not participating.
GRAHAM COX PASTELS - Workshop - Wednesday 28th November 10:00am - 3:00pm. £33.00 per person. (Bring your own lunch)
2018 CLUB DATES
2018 THE CLUB STARTS UP AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY 10th JANUARY AND FRIDAY 12th JANUARY
WE WILL BE OPEN EVERY WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY DURING 2018. THE ONLY EXCEPTION WILL BE FOR GOOD FRIDAY MARCH 30