What’s On

Darlington Society of Arts Club Night Programme 

Founded 1922

Wednesdays evenings, held at Hummersknott Academy

Photos taken of the Club Night can be viewed on the Gallery Page

Jan – Mar 18

10 Jan
Paint or draw any familiar object from an unusual angle.
Bring your own object, any medium

17 Jan
Dancing with Degas. Make your own version of ballet dancers from Degas.
An image will be on the whiteboard.

24 Jan
Committee Meeting.
Those not involved are welcome to come and ‘do your own thing’, or why not try drawing an object or picture upside down?

31 Jan
Watercolour – in the style of ‘California Vibe’ by David Lobenburg website: www.lobenburgart.com.
Printed examples available but it is worth having a look at the website before you come!

7 Feb
Still life on toned paper – examples can be seen at https://www.strathmoreartist.com/blog-reader/techniques-for-drawing-on-toned-paper.html.
Bring toned paper graphite or charcoal pencils one in white needed. Printed examples available.

14 Feb
Chinese New Year – 2018 Year of the Dog.
Make an appropriate picture – why not include Calligraphy?

21 Feb
Train your memory.
A series of pictures will be on the whiteboard for a limited time, then you make your own drawing from memory.

28 Feb
Drawing with charcoal and an eraser. Bring suitable paper, charcoal & eraser.
Example pictures will be on whiteboard.

7 Mar
Paint a postcard (or half size postcard) to advertise the Society.
These cards can then be left in strategic places around town i.e. Art shop, coffee shops etc to advertise who we are and what we do.
These could also be used as invitations for Exhibitions etc.

14 Mar
Annual General Meeting 7.15pm

21 Mar
Skies and seascapes in Pastel with Keith Blessed (Professional Artist from Whitby).
Check out his website keithblessed.co.uk.
Bring pastels (not oil pastels) and easel if you have one.
Bring your own image if you wish & Keith will help you with it.
If you are attending this session you must book, either at a club night or e-mail
There will be a charge of £2.50 for this workshop. (Mi Tientes paper in black will be provided)

28 Mar
Make your own picture – any medium – with the title ‘Taking a Break’.
Imagination required, it could be a cup of coffee or a weekend break in the city?