Jane Archer, watercolour artist living in Warwickshire, will be demonstrating her unique style in producing vibrant florals. Jane studied art at Art College for 4 years in the seventies before becoming engrossed in family life and family business. Later she became a primary teacher but now devotes her time to painting. She has an impressive Continue Reading »
Saturday and Sunday were two very busy and successful days for our third annual art exhibition held in conjunction with BCAF. Hundreds of people visited and the refreshment area was a hive of activity, whilst people chatted, watched a slideshow and consumed copious amounts of tea, coffee and scrumptious cakes! The artwork was viewed and Continue Reading »
Our Art Exhibition is being held on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st May. It is a great opportunity to view the work of local artists. There will be a large selection of original paintings for sale. This year also includes a compilation of miniature paintings on display. A wonderful choice of mouth watering refreshments will Continue Reading »
David Bellamy entertained the society with a 2 hour demonstration of a Langdale scene in water colour. His painting was achieved with apparent ease and he regaled us with tales of his travels. A wonderful evening was had by all and thankfully the new lighting arrangement worked very well! It was a very busy and Continue Reading »
BCAF is working with Hinckley and District Society of Art again this year. We are delighted to welcome David Bellamy, one of the country’s leading watercolour artists. He will be giving a two hour demonstration showing the versatility of watercolours. David is the author of numerous books and DVDs and the presenter of many TV Continue Reading »
Professional artist and society member Joanne Stewart will be showing a unique way of mixing media to create layers of texture and unusual effects. Joanne is a popular and sought after artist who has recently had artwork displayed in a London Art Gallery. It promises to be an intriguing and informative evening! Do come and Continue Reading »
Mark held a workshop to show how to glaze with acrylics and use watercolour alongside acrylic. The results of his technique are spectacular. It was a most enjoyable day for those who were present and wonderful paintings were produced by everyone.
Andrew demonstrated many varied techniques on what to do when a watercolour painting goes wrong and the many ways of fixing it with watercolour techniques or, if they fail, how to resurrect a painting with mixed media. He brought a selection of stunning paintings to prove his points! The evening was both very enjoyable and Continue Reading »
The society was fortunate to be invited onto the Ben Jackson show to do a short ad hoc interview about the society. Thank you to BBC Radio Leicester!
Self taught artist Andrew Jenkin will explain and demonstrate how to rescue a watercolour painting. Andrew was shortlisted for Artist and Illustrator Magazine’s Artist of the Year competition in 2012, runs Arjent Design Studio in Huddersfield and also demonstrates his skills and runs workshops in Wales and Huddersfield. Do come and join us for this Continue Reading »