We need volunteers to lead sessions and would also like to know what subjects you would wish to see on the programme. Any suggestions regarding visiting artists or locations for painting outdoors would also be very welcome.

New members are welcome to come along to any of the meetings or can request further information by completing the application form via the "Join us" page

 

 

 

Extra early autumn outdoor session

 

Tuesday 10 October from 10.30am 

Autumn Outdoor Session at Pin Mill, Pin Mill Road, Chelmondiston, Ipswich IP9 1JW - National Trust area in a beautiful waterfront setting. No entry fee. 

There is a wealth of material here to inspire artists – traditional Thames barges and all sorts of boats, marshlands and open skies, a busy waterfront scene that changes with the tide, and quiet woodland close by.

Toilets are along the waterfront

The Butt and Oyster is a short walk from the car park. Please bring a packed lunch unless eating at the pub.

 

 

 

Programme for Autumn 2017

IMPORTANT CHANGES TO THE AUTUMN PROGRAMME -  Some of the meetings will take place at The Assembly Rooms in Dedham

Please check the details below.

Colchester Castle by Francesca Ucci

Tuesday 3 October,  10 am to 12.30 pm,  Stratford Institute,  Stratford St Mary  Maggie Harling  “Painting without Brushes.”  We all know and love Maggie’s brilliant interpretations without using brushes.  This time using stuff from the kitchen cupboard and the sewing basket.  Sounds great fun.  This session will require a contribution of £5.

Students will be required to bring:White A3 mountboard;Brushes to mix paint colours

Maggie will provide all other materials and equipment including acrylic paints but if  you would like to add to the choice of colours you use feel free to bring your own paints.

Tuesday 10 October  10.30 am  Extra early autumn outdoor session at Pin Mill,  Pin Mill Road, Chelmondiston, Ipswich IP9 1JW - National Trust area in a beautiful waterfront setting. No entry fee. 

There is a wealth of material here to inspire artists – traditional Thames barges and all sorts of boats, marshlands and open skies, a busy waterfront scene that changes with the tide, and quiet woodland close by.

Toilets are along the waterfront

The Butt and Oyster is a short walk from the car park. Please bring a packed lunch unless eating at the pub.

 Tuesday 17 October,  10 am to 12.30 pm, Stratford Institute,  Stratford St Mary  Liz Seward    “Watercolour Plus.”   Our popular visiting artist.  This is going to be  Watercolour plus a few surprises.  The subject will be Still Life with Autumn Fruits.  Always a joy.  This session will require a contribution of £5

          

             Thursday 9 November,  2pm to 4.30pm,   The Assembly Rooms, Dedham    Angella Horner   “Joyful Painting with Posca.”  Wonderful results using Painting Pens.  True colour and lots of other great qualities.  Thisb session will require a contribution of £5 for the use of the pens.  Illustration above

     

Thursday 7 December,  2pm to 4.30pm,   The Assembly Rooms, Dedham  John Talman    Watercolours – “The Looser the Better.” John paints wonderful watercolours and has great tips for using the medium.   

 Visitors are always welcome

 

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