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2018 Programme


March 21   Farm boys, clowns and gypsies: Dame Laura Knight and George Clausen  talk by Robert Kidner

April  18  Pastel seascape and apple demo by Clive Eastland

May  16    Shifting Skies demo in oils by Lin Kerr 

June 20    Contemporary still life composition: demo in w/c by  Jackie  Devereux

July 18    Landscape in pastels:  demo by   Christine Russell

August    No Meeting

September 19     The Pre-Raphaelites: illustrated talk  Bob Priest

 September  24 to October 6  Annual exhibition in the Museum

October  17   Thinking in Charcoal and more: landscapes demo and practical  with Vicky Vergou

November 21   Anglo Saxon Art: illustrated talk by Judy Dewey


  January  16  Practical Session

  February  20 AGM   +  tbc

January 18   Line and wash: a practical session looking at some of the techniques demonstrated by Roger Jones in November
February  15   AGM followed by talk on Paul Nash by Christopher Baines
March   15        Chinese Brush Painting:  Demonstration Maggie Cross
April   19            Animal Painting   Jonathon Newey
May  17             Seascape in Oils   by Roger Lang
June 21          Line & wash w/c pets Sue Smith
July 19            Practical session painting in the garden at Charlton Centre
September 18 to 30 Annual Exhibition in the Museum
September  20       Watercolour Landscapes with Dawn Benson
October   18            Applique Birds and Regatta   Kate Findlay
November   15        Atmosphere + Composition= Sales!   by Roger Jones

January  17    in house
February   AGM

 2016 Programme           
Feb 17  AGM      Talk by John Garvey
March 16             Portrait in watercolour   Sue Smith            http://community.saa.co.uk/art/suesmith
      April 16  Workshop with Roger Jones

April  20                Stanley Spence    illustrated talk by  Bill Fuller

May 18                 Wildlife in pastel     Demo by Carol Kibble       http://www.carolkibble.co.uk/site/

                June 11 to 17 July   Summer Festival Exhibition in Wantage Library

June 15                 Local Landscape in Watercolour by Gus Mills          http://www.gusmillsgallery.co.uk/

July 20                   Demonstration using Artisan water mixable oils  by John Somerscales


September  21   Printing with different materials   with Robert Strange              http://www.robert-strange.co.uk/

October  19           Pictures from fabric  by Jill Cooper 

October 24 to November  5  Annual Exhibition in the Vale & Downland Museum

November  16     Watercolour with Roger Jones              

January  18   Talk on the work of Paul Nash

February 15    AGM


 Meetings are  held normally at 7.30 on the third Wednesday in the month. Annual Subscription £25 and members pay £2 per meeting attended. Visitors £5. Under 18s £2


We have more space, the use of a kitchen and easier parking. The centre shares a drive with Charlton School with the school to the left and the centre to the right 

WAG Programme 2015

20/01/2015     Drawing workshop                  Debby Fox    Bring drawing pad, at least A4 and pencils B2 or softer

18/02/2015    AGM and illustrated talk by Robert Kidner on 3 localish painters, Spencer, Piper and Paul Nash. Robert gave us a very popular talk on the Scottish colourists last year.     The committee decided to have a change from our quizzes this year. Some members enjoy the games and quizzes but others do not never come so a break with tradition may be due.

18/03/15         Pen and Wash             Graham Findleyhttp://www.dailypaintworks.com/artists/graham-findlay-5438/bio

15/04/15                Lino Print making and how we have to alter our approach from paintin to print making  Laura Boswell.              www.lauraboswell.co.uk     

20/05/15                   CHANGE OF Meeting  Susanna Bailey Aspects of Kelmscot

17/06/15                   Flowers            Pan Pastels    Carol Anne Peart These are a new form pastel  www.panpastel.com/

11 July  Workshop with Deryk Daniells  -Painting in the Open Air (any media) Booking essential


15/07/15                  Thames Barge   in   Mixed Media            Richard Plinke RI            You can see some of Richard's work on                                     this  gallery site          http://minstergallery.com/gallery-artists/paintings/richard-plincke/paintings

24/8 to 5.9/15     Exhibition in the Vale & Downland Museum

16/09/15                  Ebb Tide      in    Oils    by   Roger Jones  www.roger-jones.co.uk/

21/10 /15                Battle Lines Redrawn     Anna’s latest project   Anna Dillon   http://www.annadillon.com/

18/11/15                  Coloured Pencils       Demonstration and  try for yourselves   by Jane Strother     www.janestrother.co.uk


21/1/16                    Trees: in house demo and workshop



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