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!

Monday 14th January 2018 Demonstration by Graham Luker

Graham kick started the New Year with a landscape in acrylic. He gave an entertaining talk while proceeding with his flamboyant, freestyle demonstration in the presence of a full house! Starting with vivid oranges and blues for his underpainting (first photo), he then proceeded to bring in other colour selections to form the structures and details (see second photo). The…

Monday 14th January 2019 Demonstration by Graham Luker

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! DEMONSTRATION BY GRAHAM LUKER The new year kicks off with a demonstration by Graham Luker, a member of Desford Art Society and retired Head Teacher and Acrylic, Watercolour, Pencil and Oil Paint Artist. To view some of Graham’s work, follow the link below: Graham Luker Graham has been an active artist for nearly 50 years, initially…

Monday 11th December 2018 Demonstration by Kay Puttergill

Kay Puttergill entertained the art society with a short demonstration on gelli printing, producing some very colourful results from Chinese ladies, children playing, to colourful abstracts. Brave members of the audience had the chance to have a go, again making some lovely art. It’s certainly a fun technique for everyone to try. After the demonstration, members had mouthwatering goodies made…

Monday 12th November demonstration with Amanda Jackson.

Amanda Jackson gave a brilliant demonstration in oils ,on Monday 12th November , entitled ‘Night in the City’. In less than 2 hours she produced a beautiful painting with a fast paced running commentary explaining her methods and decisions on values and composition. It was truly inspirational! The evening was enjoyed by a full house! The first half was spent…

12th November DEMONSTRATION BY AMANDA JACKSON

DEMONSTRATION BY AMANDA JACKSON. Amanda Jackson will be demonstrating in oils on Monday 12th November from 7pm to 9pm at Burbage Congregational Church Hall, Church Street, Burbage, LE10 2DD. She will be painting ‘Night in the City’ exploring light through tone and saturation. Looking at her gallery, she certainly does capture the light- even if you don’t paint in oils,…

Monday 8th October Demonstration by Matthew Palmer

Matthew Palmer is a Derbyshire born artist. He began painting in watercolour over 25 years ago, is self taught and as such, has developed his own impressive style of working, inspired by such scenes as found in the Derbyshire Peak District. He also specialises in still life and animal painting. For the last 12 years he has been teaching, running…

9th September demonstration by Paul Talbot-Greaves.

On Monday Sept 10th Paul Talbot-Greaves he will be demonstrating in watercolour and acrylics,painting in his own rugged technique using strong colours and light, which will be projected onto a large screen using his own high definition camera. He will be travelling all the way from Halifax in West Yorkshire, so come and give him a real warm and supportive…

August 13th Tas Severis Demonstration.

This demonstration by Tas Severis was an explosion of colour as he painted a Norfolk harbour scene using only a palette knife and , of course, plenty of dramatic colours in acrylic. The end result was stunning!