6 Sept Bring in your summer paintings to complete, stuck with your incomplete work ? Ask members opinions how to finish your work. Remember there is the exhibition coming soon!
13 Sept Portraits with Jo Pickering, who is a secondary school art teacher. Terrified of painting portraits? No need as Jo will show you a technique using teabags and inks. Bring inks, fine liner pen, teabag, inks and watercolour paper which is better if it is stretched. Curious ? Don’t miss tonight!
20 Sept NO CLUB MEETING tonight - Parents Evening so Art room is occupied
27 Sept A meeting of the Exhibition Group to discuss plans for Richmond Station Exhibition. Have we enough pictures to make a successful exhibition? Members not involved bring your own still life object, any medium.
4 Oct Landscape painting, any medium. You will be shown a picture on the whiteboard and have 10 minutes to make a tonal sketch from which you will produce a wonderful landscape painting !
11 Oct Birds in flight is the subject tonight. Bring a picture to copy or use one provided
18 Oct Calligraphy with Jim Lamb. Bring ink and ‘dip’ pen and a ‘chinese’ brush or similar please. If you do not have ink then watercolour or acrylic will be fine.
25 Oct Halloween theme tonight. Choose your own ‘spooky’ subject in any medium. Samples will be available.
1 Nov Lino Printing with Sara. (Week One) Bring a simple design for a 2/3 colour reduction print. Please bring along any equipment you have, especially a brayer. Lino will be provided but we only have enough equipment for about 10 people.
8 Nov Lino Printing with Sara. (Week Two)
15 Nov Committee Meeting. Members are still welcome but ‘do your own thing’ tonight
22 Nov Forgery Night ! Bring in a copy of your favourite ‘Old Master’ painting and make a copy
29 Nov Urban Sketching. Taking a look at samples of urban sketching then make your own version from pictures of street scenes – either your own or samples provided. Fine liner pen & watercolour needed.
6 Dec A presentation from Jim & Lisa about the History of Darlington Society of Arts. After searching the archives, interesting knowledge of our founder member has been discovered.
13 Dec Social night. Bring your own work and don’t forget to bring some ‘nibbles’ etc.