Calendar

Programme for January – August, 2018

January

No events.

February

Life Drawing

The Thursday Evening Life Drawing sessions will resume on February 1st 2018, 6.30 ’till 8.30, at the Methodist Church Hall, Parkhurst Road, Bexhill (opposite Murmurations), £60 for eight sessions, or sign up for a trial £30 for four sessions.

Subsequent sessions – 8th, 15th and 22nd February.

Places are still available – please contact Carol on 211699 to reserve your place, or use the contact form (please type ‘TELD’ in the ‘Subject’ box).

Portrait Group

Term begins on Monday 5th February, 9.30 – 12.00 at St. Peter’s Community Centre.

Price £60 per term (8 sessions).

Subsequent sessions -12th, 19th and 26th February.

Telephone Maggie on 730619, or use the contact form (please type ‘Portrait Group’ in the ‘Subject’ box).

Tuesday Afternoon Workshops, 2.15 – 4.15 pm at St. Stephens Church small hall, Woodsgate Park.

Tuesday 6th and Tuesday 20th: ‘Indian Ink’ washout (Dinah).

Please bring Indian Ink, white gouache, heavy cartridge paper or watercolour paper, a board to place your piece on (can be hardboard), tape, a pencil and a subject to work from such as a natural form.  You will also need brushes, small, and a large one or a sponge.

Watercolour paints can also be used to enhance the finished work.  A hairdryer could be useful.  You may like to make a small try-out the first week and use your experience to carry out a larger piece the second week.

Price £5 per session if you have not already paid for a reduced ‘season ticket’ for the whole winter.

Queries to Di (phone number in the newsletter) or via the contact form (please type ‘Indian Ink’ in the ‘Subject’ box).

Bexhill Museum Workshops

Sunday (second Sunday of each month) in the Education Room of the Museum, working together for fun.

Resumes Sunday 11th February, 11 am. ’till 4 p.m. Tel 846477 or enquire via the contact form (please type ‘Museum’ in the ‘Subject’ Box).

£3 per session – bring your own lunch.

March

Life Drawing – Thursdays: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd March: 6.30 ’till 8.30, at the Methodist Church Hall, Parkhurst Road, Bexhill (opposite Murmurations).

Portrait Group – Mondays: 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th March: 9.30 – 12.00 at St. Peter’s Community Centre.

Tuesday Afternoon Workshops, 2.15 – 4.15 pm at St. Stephens Church small hall, Woodsgate Park.

Tuesday 13th and Tuesday 20th: ‘Exploring Abstraction’ (Madeleine).

We will start by looking at the work of a selection of artists who have produced abstract art.  Our aim will be to analyse their methods of working and then experiment in order to produce some abstract work of our own.

Please bring acrylic or goache paints, glue, coloured and textured papers, old magazines, and some images of abstract art work, preferably by famous artists.

Price £5 per session if you have not already paid for a reduced ‘season ticket’ for the whole winter.

Enquiries 217982 or via the contact form, please write ‘Abstract’ in the ‘Subject’ box.

Bexhill Museum Workshops – Sunday 11th March – 11 am. ’till 4 p.m. in the Education Room of the Museum, working together for fun.

£3 per session – bring your own lunch.

April

Portrait Group – no meetings in April.

Life Drawing – tbd.

Tuesday Afternoon Workshops – 2.15 – 4.15 pm at St. Stephens Church small hall, Woodsgate Park.

Tuesday 3rd and Tuesday 17th April: Life Drawing – £12 for the two sessions.

The organisation of the Life Drawing sessions will differ from our usual workshops as we have to cover the cost of our models as well as the rent of the room.  These sessions are not included in the winter ‘Season Ticket’ payments.

The life workshops are usually very popular and places are limited so please book and pay (£12 for both sessions) before 1st March when models must be booked.  Should you only be able to attend one of the two sessions please ring Madeleine to see if there could be a place.  Booking and payment information is in the newsletter.

Bexhill Museum Workshops – Sunday 8th April 11 am. ’till 4 p.m. in the Education Room of the Museum, working together for fun.

£3 per session – bring your own lunch.

Spring Exhibition

St Barnabus Church, Sea Road – Friday 27th and Saturday 28th 11.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.

The Spring Exhibition will be held in the South Transept of St. Barnabas Church, Sea Road, and is open to all members whether you are painters, sculptors, crafters or installationists!

Each exhibitor will have his/her own space, approximately 6ft x 6ft.  Within this space you are free to display your work however you wish.

There are a limited number of tables and pews that can be used, so unless you have been sent a slip with the newsletter, please bring your own tables, easels, etc. on which to display your work.  The existing tables will be allocated to those less able to carry heavy articles should they wish to book.

Setting up can be done on the day before, on Thursday 26th April between 2 and 4p.m.  The cost is £12 for the two days and 10% will be taken on any sold items.

There is a small car park at the Church but please move cars away from the space by the main door after delivering your work.

The on-site cafe will be closed during the exhibition, however we expect to serve refreshments within the South Transept.  We are asking all exhibitors to contribute one packet of biscuits to sell with the teas.

To book a space please telephone Di (contact number in the newsletter) ASAP.  All cheques for this event must be received by the 31st March, to be made payable to Bexhill Artists’ Workspace.

Address details for payment are in the Newsletter.

May

Bexhill Museum Workshops – Sunday 13th May, 11 am. ’till 4 p.m. in the Education Room of the Museum, working together for fun.

Portrait Group – Term begins on Monday 14th May, 9.30 – 12.00 at St. Peter’s Community Centre.

Price £60 per term (8 sessions).

Subsequent sessions – 21st May (no session 28th May).

Telephone Maggie on 730619, or use the contact form (please type ‘Portrait Group’ in the ‘Subject’ box).

Life Drawing

The Thursday Evening Life Drawing sessions will resume in May, 6.30 ’till 8.30, at the Methodist Church Hall, Parkhurst Road, Bexhill (opposite Murmurations), £60 for eight sessions, or sign up for a trial £30 for four sessions.  Any medium can be used and there is plenty of room.  We employ professional models.  All (members) are welcome whatever the level of competence or experience.

Places are available – please contact Carol on 211699 to reserve your place, or use the contact form (please type ‘TELD’ in the ‘Subject’ box).

Outdoor Drawing and Painting Sessions.

Tuesday 29th May 2 -4 pm in the gardens of 66 Martyns Way, TN40 2SH.

June

Portrait Group – Mondays: 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th June: 9.30 – 12.00 at St. Peter’s Community Centre.

Life Drawing – Thursday Evening sessions continue.

Bexhill Museum Workshops – Sunday 10th June, 11 am. ’till 4 p.m. in the Education Room of the Museum, working together for fun.

Outdoor Drawing and Painting Sessions.

Tuesday 12th June, 2 – 4 pm at ‘Tilton’, Catsfield Stream, TN33 9BB.

July

Portrait Group – Mondays: 2nd, 9th. 16th: 9.30 – 12.00 at St. Peter’s Community Centre.

Bexhill Museum Workshops – Sunday 8th July 11 am. ’till 4 p.m. in the Education Room of the Museum, working together for fun.

Summer Social Drawing Picnic – Friday 13th July, 3 pm at Manor Barn Gardens.  Come to paint and bring your afternoon tea.

August

BAW Summer Exhibition – In the DLWP Studio – Friday 24th until Monday 27th, 10 am – 5 pm – over the late August Bank Holiday.

AGM – St. Stephen’s Church (Small Hall) (at the top of Bexhill Down) – Thursday 30th August, 7 pm – 10 pm.

 

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