CHILCOMPTON ART CLUB

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.
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TERM END EVENT AND COMPETITION 28th JULY 2017

Peter Hinge best black and white 2017Friday the 28th July saw the usual end of term event take place in the church hall, many members brought along their work that had been completed during the past 12 months, light refreshments and drinks were taken and it was also a chance for some of the Friday and Wednesday members to mingle and compare notes.
The annual competition subject, which was set by the committee in January, was for members to submit monochrome black and white pictures, done in any medium.
The winning painting, 'Dandelions in seed' was done by Peter HInge, seen pictured above receiving his prize from club Chairperson Amanda Mayes.
After short summer break, the club will reconvene on Wednesday 6th September.

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2017 WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS

Term starts again on 6th September.

Art Exhibition: Sunday October 22nd. Chilcompton Village Hall. 10:30 – 4:30pm

Graham Cox - Pastels workshop - 25th October - 5 hours

Annual Dinner: Friday December 8th.

KAREN GEORGE - ACRYLIC WORKSHOP. 14th June.
Renowned local artist Karen George held a workshop entitled 'Skyscapes in acrylics'. Club members were given the opportunity to learn more about the use of acrylics and in particular palette knives. The two hour session was very much enjoyed by all and everyone left with a new painting and a better understanding of how best to use the acrylic medium. Karen graduated as a Landscape Architect and then decided to take up painting for a living in 2010, she is currently the Chairperson for the Cam Valley Arts group and also a member of the local Old Bakery Artists group, her work mainly centres around acrylic skyscape scenes and you can see many of her works at her website http://www.trenjorydesigns.co.uk/

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MARY BARNES - SILK SCREEN PRINTING WORKSHOP MAY 2017

Member Mary Barnes held a silk screen printing workshop on May 3rd, members were given the opportunity to try this technique for themselves, under the excellent guidance of Mary. Various techniques and materials were both demonstrated and implemented as members produced their own designs and finished products.

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