April meeting

Great demonstration by Jon Davies of portrait drawing in charcoal . Here’s a couple of images from the evening. The report is below if you scroll down. This is the first visit from Jon Davies to Radas as he has only recently moved from Wales.  He is a very experienced portrait artist who treated us Read More …

Workshops

We have three great workshops happening on Saturdays in the summer! So if you fancy having a go at watercolour pencil, oil painting or pastels then sign up. You need to be a member of the society but these are worth joining for! All are led by professional artists and will take place in the Read More …

Exhibition Page added

I have added a page with many of the exhibitions that are on in London over the next few months. My email address is on that page so that members may email me if they are looking for a companion to visit a particular exhibition. Also hopefully if people know of something else that might Read More …

February meeting

We had a very interesting evening on February 1st and not what any of us were expecting. Our artist couldn’t come at the last minute due to her car breaking down so various members of the Society managed to put together a fascinating evening. We started with Andrew Schofield giving us a short helpful talk Read More …

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.