Unfortunately, due to personal circumstances, Fran and Mark Burgum had to cancel their workshop. Carol stepped in and led a workshop giving a lot of Hints and Tips to improve our pencil drawing and sketching. She brought in many different examples and ideas to work from to practice the techniques.
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Black ink and bleach
The workshop on 19th May was organised and led by Louise. She explained the technique of bleach painting and brought in some excellent examples of her work. We wore aprons and protective gloves. Everyone found the process fascinating and some of the results are amazing.
Show and tell
Following on from our AGM, members brought in a piece/pieces of work they had completed in the last 12 months to show and talk about to the group. Members presented their subject matter, what inspired them, how they felt trying out new mediums and techniques etc. It was a truly inspiring and interesting morning.
Tour of Calderdale Industrial Museum
A group of seventeen Art Society members has a guided tour around the Museum with Chairman Bernard Wandsworth on the 4th May. The Society will be having an exhibition in September in the Terry Sutton Gallery at the Museum. Everyone found the tour very informative, interesting and fun.
A Right Royal Portrait
In celebration of the forthcoming Coronation we attempted to create a portrait or picture connected with this special event. Cakes were provided which certainly helped with our creativity!