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Sunday, 30 September 2012

Spotlight - Stanislav Prokopenko's Videos

This month's Spotlight post features the instructional videos of Stanislav Prokopenko.

Included right now are tutorials on "how to draw the head from any angle", and "how to draw eyes". There should be more videos to come.

Here's the link to Stan's YouTube channel:

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Thursday, 20 September 2012

Upcoming - Peter Horrocks Talk, and Leintwardine Plein Air

On Thursday 4th October, we have Peter Horrocks (you can find his website here: coming in to give us a talk on pigments.

Also, this Saturday we have our last plein air day of the year, out at Leintwardine, and right now the weather's looking good. We'll begin at about 10am, and carry on until around 4pm. Hope to see you there!

Friday, 7 September 2012

Wolverhampton School of Art & Design Private View

Thanks to Ruth Tune for mentioning this:

Pictures from Terry Harrison's talk

Terry brought along many of his materials and books for sale, and executed a watercolour painting using some less common techniques including elements of light on dark, and using thicker applications of paint then pushed aside to reveal a pattern over a previous layer.

Next month, on 4th October, we have Peter Horrocks giving a talk on pigments.

Before that, though, we've our last plein air day of the year on 22nd September, where we're out at Leintwardine. There's also our annual lunch on 23rd September - booking forms for this are on the Membership and Exhibitions Form page. However, there's more! On 12th September there's a watercolour workshop with John Jarvis. Again, the form is still online and on the same page.