CHRISTMAS LUNCH AT THE MENDIP INN 2017
I think we all enjoyed it, and it was good value.
This year's exhibition awards went to the following.
Mixed Media - Philip Evry. Oils - Pam Wilmot. Acrylics - Nigel Punchard. Watercolour - Penny Lloyd. Pastels - Amanda Mayes. Public Vote - Suzi Brain.
2018 TERM DATES, WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - Wednesday 7th February 10:00am
PETER HINGE - Wednesday 7th March - Perspective, An Artist view - Workshop
Prompt start 10:00am until 12:00
All you need to bring is a pencil, a rule and some artistic imagination; paper will be supplied along with some helpful information.
JOHN SIBLEY - Wednesday 16th May - Pencil Drawing - Workshop.
GRAHAM COX PASTEL WORKSHOP - Wednesday 28th November 10:00am - 3:00pm. £30.00 per person. (Bring your own lunch)
BASIL AXFORD - PERSPECTIVES WORKSHOP NOVEMBER 2017
Local teacher Basil Axford treated the members to a workshop / demonstration on the subject of perspectives and how to view and draw them. Although the subject may appear simple, in fact Basil highlighted some common faults made when setting out drawings and paintings etc. It was a very enjoyable couple of hours and our thanks go to Basil for volunteering his time.
GRAHAM COX - PASTEL WORKSHOP - OCTOBER 2017
It has conspired to be a hectic week for the members of Chilcompton Art Club. On Wednesday the 25th we had an all day pastel workshop in the St John’s Church Hall Chilcompton. The Wiltshire based professional artist Graham Cox, gave one of his excellent tutorial workshops. Mr Cox specialises in the medium of pastels and runs his business “Moody Views” http://www.moodyviews.co.uk/ from his studio in Trowbridge. The club members and a few guests were given an overview of the medium and then guided through producing two beautiful landscape pictures in the distinctive Cox style. For quite a few members, this was their first experience of using pastels, but with Mr Cox’s often humorous style and step by step guidance, everyone ended up being delighted with the final results that they produced to take home.
Hugh's wonderful watercolour workshop
Wednesday 27th September 2017
Once again this year, Hugh Webb gave an informative and amusing watercolour workshop, big thank you to Hugh for organising.