Following the earlier demonstration by Paul Talbot-Greaves ‘Winter scene in Watercolour’, the Halifax Art Society met in the morning of Friday, 18th January at All Saints Parish Hall on Godfrey Road in Skircoat Green to paint their own winter scenes. The pictures were many and varied, and everyone had a very enjoyable time.
Our president Paul Talbot-Greaves, associate of the British Watercolour Society, gave a demonstration ‘Winter scene in Watercolour’ on the morning of the 11th of January.
More than 30 people had come to All Saints Parish Hall on Godfrey Road in Skircoat Green to watch and listen. Everyone enjoyed a good experience thanks to our microphone and cameras, giving a good view. Beforehand Paul had drawn in pencil the snowy scene he had photographed in Calderdale.Then he developed his amazing picture in watercolour with interesting comments.
On the 25th January David Starkey will give a ‘Demonstration of Trees in Oils’.
‘A Christmas Wreath’ was the subject of last Friday’s watercolour demonstration by Jane Austin for the Halifax Art Society. Jane gave many hints and tips on how to obtain different effects including using gold leaf.
It was a good turnout of members for this last session in 2018. At break time we enjoyed Christmas cake and cheese.
A Merry Christmas to all our members and friends, who will remember to join us again on the 4th January at All Saints Parish Hall in Skircoat Green , when Janet Gledhill will lead a morning of ‘Poetry and Cake’.
On 30th November, a number of members of the Halifax Art Society had a try at watercolour skies after the earlier demonstration by Stephen Coates. It was a lot harder than it appeared to be of course!
In your Overgate Hospice Calendar for December is the snowy view of Clay House, Greetland, painted by Chris Lamb. Don’t forget to get your 2019 Hospice calendar with more paintings by Halifax Art Society members. At £3.50 it makes a lovely stocking filler.
Last Friday morning we came together for quite a range of activities. Some were trying more Chinese Brush Painting, some were continuing with the abstract theme or finishing other work, and some were just enjoying themselves.
On the 20th April Tracey Krupianka will demonstrate a ‘Scottish Scene ‘ in acrylics.