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Information for Art Societies

If you are an Art Society or Group programme organiser, do get in touch should you be interested in a demonstration, workshop, critique or judging for your exhibition.

As I work in oils, watercolour, acrylic, pastel and drawing mediums, I am able to accommodate most requirements or perhaps suggest new to help you fulfil your programme. I try to be as flexible as possible and adjust my presentation according to your requirements. I can supply materials for workshops if required. In all workshops, I supply a full schedule for your session plus a material list for your artists you can pass straight onto them to alleviate any likely confusion on the day.


Here is a list of subjects I run regularly if you can't see what you are looking for please ask me. These may be in any medium shown above


  • Portrait, Figure (clothed), Life (nude) - I can provide sitters and/or model at cost 

  • Still Life - An excellent leveller and great for demonstration or workshop 

  • Landscape, Seascape/estuary, Boats & harbours - a popular one for teaching water/boats

  • Pen and wash - a great demo and workshop - any subject, uses ink and watercolour

  • British wildlife - deer, foxes. rabbits, hares, horses, moles., butterflies, moths, beetles ..any media

  • Interiors - useful for perspective and the fall of light 

  • Understanding tonal values - my most asked for workshop teaches, ambience and mood

  • Sketching - summer workshop - we have a morning inside learning technique then go outside to capture specific set scenes  

  • Introduction to Plein air painting  summer workshop at a local venue to your group

  • Drawing in its own right or in conjunction with painting - levels include basic, basic constructive for painting and in several mediums, graphite, charcoal, ink

  • Palette knife painting - in oil or acrylic for workshop but acrylic for demonstration due to paint drying time

  • Moving towards abstraction - a wonderful introduction to those interested in exploring abstract painting

  • Exploring water-mixable oils - these are excellent and in a workshop, I can supply paint if required

  • What is mixed media? -  here I show the various mixes that can be used



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