May 2024 demo: Coastal scenes in acrylics

Tuesday 21st May, 7.30pm, Centre 70 May’s live demo sees artist, Elizabeth Baldin, demo painting a coastal scene using acrylics. Elizabeth paints impressionist landscapes and seascapes in acrylics, concentrating on lively brushwork and dynamic colour combinations to depict the Berkshire countryside near her home or the coastal regions of Hampshire and Devon. These paintings are developed... Continue reading

ARCHIVE: April 2024 demo: Street scenes in mixed media

Tuesday 16th April, 7.30pm, Centre 70 April’s live demo sees artist, Jessica Parker, demo paintings of street scenes used mixed media.  She describes her work as “abstract realism”, with a strong emphasis on the environment and man’s relationship with it. Her work often features derelict and abandoned buildings or structures, and she uses discarded materials... Continue reading

ARCHIVE March Demo: Woodland sketchbook

Tuesday 19th March 2024, 7.30pm, Centre 70 March’s live demo sees artist, Kieran Stiles, illustrate his methods of working outside, using mixed media on a woodland sketchbook scene. Kieran shows that working outside is a great way of capturing a brief moment in a very immediate way. Each is a unique expression of a particular... Continue reading

ARCHIVE: February 2024 AGM

Tuesday 20th January, 7.00pm, Centre 70 We held our AGM on 20 January 2024, where committee members, led by WADAC Chair, Nick Shanager, outlined the club’s achievements and finances for the previous year, and previewed forthcoming activities. Club member numbers have remained stable, with several leaving for healh or relocation reasons, but others joining to... Continue reading

ARCHIVE: Jan 2024 demo: Animal portrait

Tuesday 16th January, 7.30pm, Centre 70 January’s live demo sees artist, Claire Cross, create a portrait in acrylics of a badger from a photo she took at a wildlife centre. Claire will demonstrate how to block in colour and refine it; how to represent fur and how to give the animal a bit of character.... Continue reading

ARCHIVE: November demo: Watercolour Winter landscape

Tuesday 21st November, 7.30pm, Centre 70 November’s live demo sees artist, Jonathan Newey, create a winter landscape in watercolour line and wash. Jonathan is an award-winning artist with over 20 years’ experience in both drawing and painting. Born in Reading, he comes from a long line of artists and works in a wide range of mediums... Continue reading