What a great evening! Lesley’s dog Bruno was the star of the show and we had some great sketches of him. Some members brought in other work and there was a variety of other animals on the easels, including squirrels and wolves.
Thursday, 14 March, we have an animal drawing session and we will have a model dog to draw, courtesy of Lesley. We will also bring lots of reference material to study. So come along with your art stuff and have a go. There will be helping hands if you need some advice about how to go about drawing animals. Don’t forget to bring in a painting for the 6 week exhibition at the dentist. Make sure it is labelled with your name, title, medium and price if for sale.
Lovely evening yesterday with the members of KAS sharing our artwork done during February. Well done to Gill Parker and Shelley Waring coming joint 1st and Christine Sedman-Smith being the runner-up in the Public vote for favourite painting in our annual exhibition.
This Thursday, 21st February 2019, we will be holding our Annual General Meeting. This is an important meeting when members can have a say about the direction and activities of the group. We are also looking for new members to sit on the committee, so please come along and give your support to our fantastic club. Start time 7.15 pm at Trimpley Village Hall.
Great water colour demonstration by Rod Willis this evening. Rod did a view of Worcester Cathedral with mist on the river. Fantastic soft washes, capturing the atmosphere perfectly. I think we all learnt a few things! Thanks Rod for a very enjoyable couple of hours.
You can follow Rod on his Facebook page by following this link.https://www.facebook.com/rodwillisart/
The exhibition is up and we’ve already had quite a few people through! Many thanks to everyone for your artwork and huge thanks to the hanging team, without them it would not have happened. Shelley, Ed, Colin, Dave and Karen, also to Kevin and Justine for their input and tea!
This year we are featuring a special display to commemorate 100 years since the end of WW1. All members were given a small canvas to paint for the exhibition. They were then available to purchase by the public for £5 each and all proceeds given to the Poppy Appeal
In addition to the poppy display and the regular exhibition a number of members have been creating ‘art books’ this year. Here is sneak preview. They will be on view at our annual exhibition at Kidderminster Library from Saturday 3rd November.
John Instance was our guest artist yesterday evening, 1st November 2018. He treated us to a master class on painting snow, painting a well-known scene of Bewdley which will be available as a Christmas card this year. Thanks John for a very enjoyable evening.
Members spent a fascinating evening in the company of Steve Ridley on Thursday 4th October 2018. Steve gave us a brief insight into the artists of WW1 and their work. Far from the propaganda you would expect of government-funded art, many of the artists of the day used their art to show the horrors of war rather than glorify it. Definitely a subject worth looking at in more depth.
Kidderminster Art Society for anyone interested in art, at any level of proficiency.