Calendar 2019


Studio Sessions: Commence Jan 4th

Club Night: January 2nd
Mike Skidmore - Demo:
Still Life in Oils

The demonstration covers the complete step by step process that he uses - from the drawing to the underpainting (in acrylic for speed), and the final painting in oils. He will show glazing, building up the colours in layers and reflective and organic subjects. How to create reflections and texture will be included.

Location: The Cossham Hall


Workshop: February 2nd
Mike Skidmorea - Workshop: Still Life in Oils

Continuing on from Mike’s demo earlier in the month

Location: Turnberries, Thornbury

Annual AGM: 6th February

Tea and cake starts at 19:00,
AGM at 19:30

Location: The Cossham Hall


Club Night: March 6th
Jen Gash - Talk : ‘My experiences on Sky Landscape Artist of the Year to find interest in a landscape that you didn’t choose!’

Jen Gash is a local artist, who has painted all of her life. In 2018 she became a local celebrity winning Sky Landscape Artist of the Year. She had fantastic time, learning so much about herself and her approach to painting. Jen will be sharing this experience and her journey through the competition including the lessons she learned which will help all aspiring painters.

Location: The Cossham Hall


Club Night: April 3rd
Lorna Page - Talk and demo: ‘A Creative Journey’

Another local talent sharing an evening of arty entertainment from Painting to Illustration and a lot more in between!

Location: The Cossham Hall


Club Night: May 8th
Change to our original schedule Margaret Micklewright, we now have Peter French demonstrating 'Architecture and Townscape in water colour'

Peter has been a professional artist for 35 years. Subject matter includes architecture, townscapes and landscapes

Location: The Cossham Hall


Club Night: June 5th
Claire Timbrell - Demo (details to be confirmed)

Location: The Cossham Hall


Club Night: July 3rd
Demonstration by Colin Brown. "Expressionistic Street Scenes In Acrylics"

Colin will show the initial stages of painting a Street Scene with large flat brushes on canvas. Showing the importance of tone.

Location: The Cossham Hall


Thornbury Art Club Exhibition

Saturday 27th July to Sunday 4th August
Private View on Fri 26th July

Location: Methodist Church Hall, Thornbury


Studio Sessions: Commence Sept 3rd

Club Night: July 3rd
Demonstration by Tony Homer. "Using boats to create a powerful composition"

Tony will be painting boats within their environment which could include dock buildings and landscape. He uses acrylics and works from his sketchbooks and drawings done on site. He likes to use bold colour, texture and contrasts in his work.

Location: The Cossham Hall


Club Night: October 2nd
Paul Weaver - Demo ‘Colourful Autumn Landscapes in Watercolour’

Paul will discuss and demonstrate his approach to capturing the key elements of the autumn landscape, including the colourful foliage and autumn mist..

Location: The Cossham Hall

Workshop : October 26th
Paul Weaver - workshop ‘Colourful Autumn Landscapes in Watercolour’.

Continuing on for his demonstration, Paul will guide the group through his watercolour techniques for capturing the vibrant colours and atmosphere of the autumn landscape

Location: Turnberries, Thornbury


Club Night: November 6th

Location: The Cossham Hall


Club Night: December 4th
Anne Harrison - Talk

Location: The Cossham Hall

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