Market Harborough Art Club

A R T I S T S  I N  A C T I O N  Founded 1963

Programme 2020 - 2021
Meetings are held on the last Friday of each month, except December. In August there will be an outdoor meeting sketching or painting.
Please note that due to Novid-19 precautions, all meetings are currently suspended until further notice


24th April 2020
Watercolour Demonstration - by Rupert Cordeux
Rupert is a professional plein air painter and former winner of channel 4’s water colour challenge.

29th May 2020
Appraisal Evening - Amanda Jackson 
Following a very informative demonstration last year, expert painter Amanda Jackson will be giving her advice on your work. Bring maximum TWO paintings only

26th June 2020 - Life drawing
Several warm-up poses will be followed by a longer session for a more detailed work. Bring your own paper and drawing equipment.

31st July 2020
Linoprint Mini Workshop led by Frank Bingley
Challenge yourself to do something a little different. Tools and ink will be available, bring your own cartridge paper and tools if you have them.

Advance Notice:
Plan your A5 painting now for display at the Annual Exhibition. Topic: Scenes from Market Harborough; It must be in landscape format. Bring your finished A5 painting to the September meeting.

27th August 2020 (Thursday morning) Sketching or painting outdoors
Venue: Welland Park. We will meet at 10am outside the café, and reconvene at 12pm for photos and coffee!

25th September 2020 - Acrylic portrait workshop led by Glenn Badham
You will need to bring a small board or heavy weight paper under painted in pink acrylic. Limit the size of board to a maximum of 8x10 inches / 20x25 cm. An (optional) limited palette of acrylic paint colours: Titanium white, cadmium yellow, cadmium red, Ultramarine blue and (black OR Alizarin crimson).

Friday: 23rd October 3:00 - 4:00pm Work to be delivered to the Harborough Theatre ready to be hung for the annual exhibition

Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th October: Annual Exhibition. To be held in the Harborough Theatre, Church Square

30th October - Painting together: topic, Still Life
Club members are encouraged to set up their own still life, but you may work from photographs, provided you have taken the image yourself

27th November 2020 - Painting together: free choice
All work done from photographs, must be the artist’s (club members) own copyright.

December: No meeting - (festive break)

29th January 2021 - Painting together – free choice
Please observe copyright rules.

26th February - Keeping within the law and authenticity
A short talk by Michael Edwards, followed by a DVD showing a contemporary artist at work

26th March - AGM and Club Competition

Competition subject: a modern version of a famous painting (with a twist). Bring your finished painting to display alongside an image of your famous painting

Visitors will be most welcome for a small fee at the door. Sessions start at 7.30pm prompt and end at 9.30pm.

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