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…

Monday 11thMarch- Tim Fisher demonstration

Tim Fisher produced two amazing paintings showing different effects in the use of oil pastels with other media. He made it look so effortless- the hall mark of a great artist! He also has a new book- Painting with Oil Pastels- see photos below:

Monday 11th March 2019 Tim Fisher Demonstration.

Tim Fisher will be demonstrating his expertise in oil pastels. He is a Leicestershire based professional artist with vast experience in demonstrating and tutoring – his workshops are, from personal experience, brilliant! Apart from running workshops and painting holidays, Tim has written articles for Leisure Painter and is the author of several books, the latest of which is Painting with…

21st February workshop with Jayne Good.

Members of the society had a great time learning the Bob Ross technique of painting oils wet in wet. All produced a personal framed masterpiece under Jayne’s careful instruction! Jayne is an amazing teacher/instructor of this technique and regularly holds workshops. Below is a photo of the members with their paintings!