9th &10th September demonstration & workshop by Stephen Coates

SEEING IS BELIEVING, OR IS IT? Stephen Coates gave a really animated talk on perception in art. He demonstrated how we should not always believe our eyes, or maybe I should say, what our brains tell us! Stephen Hawkin, visual illusions and artists from Raphael, Leonardo de Vinci to Lowry were discussed and their contribution to composition explained! Stephen then…

Monday 9th September 2019 Demonstration by Stephen Coates

Stephen who is based in Sheffield is returning, by popular demand, to demonstrate in watercolour. He is both talented and a superb teacher. He has written a book, ‘The Watercolour Enigma’, and produces art, prints and cards as well as running workshops. It is certain to be an inspiring demonstration! For further information about this artist visit: www.coatesart.co.uk

Monday 12th August Demonstration by Jane Lappage

Jane will be demonstrating how art and beautiful writing can be used to create unique artwork. Jane has been producing various artworks and calligraphic pieces since 2005 including cards and calendars as well as using calligraphic lettering to create designs. The demonstration will take place at Burbage Congregational Church Hall, Church Street, Burbage LE10 2DD from 7-9pm on Monday 12th…

Monday 8th July 2019 Demonstration by Ali Hargreaves

MONDAY 8th JULY DEMONSTRATION BY ALISON HARGREAVES Alison will be demonstrating in Mixed Media which will be full of surprises! Alison is a prolific artist since leaving the teaching profession and paints a wide variety of subjects from portraits to landscapes and much more. She started by doing commissions for friends and now has a permanent exhibition at the Centre…

MONDAY 10th JUNE DEMONSTRATION BY SHARON HURST

Sharon is an author and well known demonstrator who has also shown off her skills on TV. For further information about her as an artist , click on the link below: http://www.sharonhurst.co.uk/ Sharon describes herself as a fantasy artist so it will be in intriguing session! Do come along and enjoy- light refreshments will be served. The demonstration is on Monday…

2019 MOST SUCCESSFUL EXHIBITION YET

The Hinckley and District Art Society held their annual art exhibition in conjunction with Burbage Community Arts Festival (BCAF).The temptation of home made cakes and refreshments and the free workshops for children and of course the brilliant artwork brought people out in record numbers this year! The exhibition was sponsored by Faye and Louis Walker of Hinckley Framers and they very…

Monday 13th May 2019 VIC BEARCROFT Demonstration ‘Wildlife in Pastels’

Vic Bearcroft will be demonstrating, as part of Burbage Community Arts Festival (BCAF), ‘Wildlife in Pastels’. Vic is a renowned and very talented wildlife and pet portrait artist as well as tutor and author and has won several awards in his field of art. He has demonstrated for SAA and holds workshops throughout the year. He is a popular artist…

Monday 8th April Rupert Cordeux demonstration

Rupert Cordeux showed his skills as a brilliant watercolourist and winner of 1999 BBC Watercolour challenge. His demonstration was based on a plein air painting, rather than a photo, modifying his original painting slightly and explaining his rationale as he progressed. It was a popular event judging by the large number of people present! He also had a super selection…

Monday 8th April Demo by Rupert Cordeux

MONDAY 8th APRIL DEMONSTRATION RUPERT CORDEUX Rupert Cordeux is an artist who works almost exclusively in watercolour and prefers to work en plein air rather than from photographic material, in order to hone his observational skills. Examples of his work are shown below. His career as a professional artist flourished after winning the final of Channel 4’s water colour challenge…