Taster evening

A highly successful taster evening saw members and friends trying new things! There was a master class in painting eyes in oil, still life in charcoal or pastel, and two different opportunities to try watercolour.  A number of new people came along and we hope we see all of them again.

January 4th 2018 meeting

All members can bring some work in progress along. Various still life set ups will be available along with materials to ‘have a go’. Everyone is welcome, members and non members alike. We hope lots of people will come along and have a look at the work of the society members and join in.

Tony Jackson demo

The November meeting of the Society saw how artist Tony Jackson goes about creating an image to paint and how to make a start on a work in pastels, both hard and soft. Tony had taken a photograph on his table of an exploded iris seed pod and then payed around with various options, expanding and altering Read More …

Glynis Barnes-Mellish

We’ve had Glynis demonstrating here before but doing  a street scene I believe. This time she did a warercolour portrait which was outstanding. How she managed to talk coherently and complete such a masterly work is beyond me and it even looked like the photo she was painting. She explained that she often paints watercolour Read More …

Andrew Forkner demo

The October meeting demo was by wildlife artist Andrew Forkner who gave a very clear explanation of his technique using a well put together film, showing close up paintings in the course of completion. There were about 25 members present, several with a specific interest in wild life painting.

Annual General Meeting

7pm Thursday 3rd September (To be followed by a talk on framing and mounting your work by Fiona Pruden) AGENDA 1. Apologies for absence 2. Matters arising from the minutes of4th September 2014 3. Approval of the minutes as above 4. Treasurers Report 5. Chairman’s Report 6. Election of Committee and President Nominees (at the Read More …

Chairman’s Message

There are so many reasons why Rickmansworth Arts Society is important. For example: it provides an opportunity for local artists to come together on a regular basis, to exchange thoughts and ideas and to watch stimulating demonstrations, it also gives those who feel they would like to exhibit their work the opportunity to do so, Read More …