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Heidi Farrar demonstration

Heidi Farrar gave a presentation of her paintings of furry animals.

Mother bear painted in acrylic and reproduced onto canvas print.
Based on an photograph of a Canadian grizzly bear.

Heidi demonstrated her method of painting hairs in detail using different tones.
Painting in this detail can take over 50 hours.

Wolf painted in acrylic

Panda painted in acrylic

Red Panda painted in acrylic

Heidi brought a peacock painting in a colourful style.

More details of Heidi Farrar’s art > http://www.heidifarrarfineart.co.uk/

 

 

 

Jo Dexter, Oil Painter

Jo Dexter demonstration of landscape in oils

Oil painting palette

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Painting on board prepared with Liquin quick-drying medium,
central area in light yellow

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Darker paint dabbed on and blended with wide brush

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Terrain added in varying tones and blended

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Darker blues and various grasses by brush and rocks with pallet knife

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Painting at end of demonstration

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A similar painting that Jo was working on.

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Lucia Smith Pastel Workshop

Lucia Smith gave a demonstration of landscape painting in chalk pastel.

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Chalk pastels

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Unfinished painting at the end of the demonstration

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Members’ paintings at the end of the workshop

 

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Puffin Theme

Members’ paintings of puffins, mainly from the Saturday session.

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David Newbould Demonstration

David Newbould gave a pastel demonstration of two old men

 

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David Newbould’s Drawings and Paintings

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Rob Wareing Portrait

Rob Wareing ran an oil portrait demonstration followed by a workshop at Farsley Art Club.

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Cober Hill Painting Holiday

We had a very good holiday at Cober Hill (Claughton near Scarborough) with amazing weather, and views of both the coast and countryside. Lots of sketching was done.

Next years dates are September 4th to 8th 2017, Monday to Friday. I will be leaving information and details of costs at the club in the new year.
Hope you are all enjoying the lovely weather.
Anne

Mick Burton – Continuous Line Drawing

Mick Burton gave a demonstration workshop at Farsley Art Club.

Mick showed drawings by artists in styles ranging from rigid geometrical designs inspired by islamic mosaics, through complex landscapes, portraits and animals to exquisite, rapidly executed, dynamic “scribbles” by Picasso.

He explained his own background as an amateur artist in the 1970s as he developed his system of drawing and colouring animals. He took up his hobby again in retirement. He showed many line drawings and paintings of animals, people and landscapes.

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Mick Burton demonstrated how he converts his initial pencil drawing into a line drawing with a lion as a subject. He did this in sections but kept the same careful style so that his final drawing was coherent and the sections joined with no loose ends or more than one line.

He also demonstrated his method of creating an abstract drawing with several lines travelling around the page as if part of a sphere and enclosing complex spaces. He showed how the spaces can be made into a sequence for colouring adjacent segments of colours in a progressive tonal range.

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Members’ Drawings

As Mick explained, artists had different styles, some using a scribbled approach and many used more than one line. The Farsley Art Club members showed their own artist flair for variety in the following line drawings.

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Bruce Mulcahy 2016

Bruce Mulcahy demonstration at Farsley Art Club.
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Art Exhibition June 2016

The June 2016 members’ art exhibition is open on:
Saturday 11th June from 11am to 5pm
Sunday 12th June from 11am to 5pm
Wednesday 15th June from 7pm to 9pm
Thursday 16th June from 2pm to 4pm
Saturday 18th June from 11am to 5pm
Sunday 19th June from 11am to 5pm

In the studio in Westroyd Park, New Street Farsley, LS28 5AS

Exhibits from summer 2015

Winter Sun by Dorothy Vincent

Winter Sun by Dorothy Vincent

 

Horse Jumping by Dennis Sykes

Horse Jumping by Dennis Sykes

 

Where's My Mum by Kay Naylor

Where’s My Mum by Kay Naylor

 

Arran From Seamill by Mary Johnson Green

Arran From Seamill by Mary Johnson Green