Recent workshops

On this page, we take the opportunity to show images from recent workshops.  Click the menu below or scroll down to view.  The 2023 programme has now finished but the 2024 programme will be announced shortly.  If you are feeling inspired, come back to the workshops menu to see which courses are available for booking.  The coordinator will email members in advance of the booking facility going live, and non-members will have the opportunity to book any spare places shortly afterwards.  There is also a reserves list so if the course is fully booked you can register your interest and if a place comes available you may be contacted.  It is first come, first served.

November 2023 - Livvy Stainer - Oil Portrait

Livvy ran a fully subscribed workshop through the stages of creating a portrait in oils, working on her own self portrait to guide the group. See below for images from the day’s activities.

The group hard at work

Our very own Maria Yadegar used a family photo to create her portrait.  She has posted a short video on her facebook page, from which the first and last stills were taken.  Click here for link

The group displaying their creations from the day

OCTOBER 2023 - maria yadegar
Keeping your studio flower paintings loose and fresh in oils and acrylics

A few images from the workshop.  

Maria is a long standing PACS member who also organises and hosts the PACS sketchout days programme. She also did a demonstration of her oil painting technique for blossom at one of our recent evening meetings.

September 2023 - catherine beale - watercolour with line and wash

This months workshop participants produced some beautiful landscapes using line and watercolour wash techniques with tutor Catherine Beale.

Example image by Catheine Beale

July 2023 - jill iliffe - drawing skills to improve your painting

This was a very mixed group with different levels of experience, but Jill managed to get her message across. Another excellent workshop.

Above:- Jill Iliffe with a sample of the work      Right and below some of the the class at work


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