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 …

Ricky Week Exhibition

A very successful exhibition was held in the RVS building at the start of Rickmansworth Week. Last years idea of a public vote for the favourite picture was repeated. Two hundred and eight votes were cast giving an idea of the foot fall. The winner was Andrew Schofield with 16 votes for the painting of Read More …

Mural

Spring 2015 witnessed a new challenge for the Society members. The topic for the Mural was to paint an Abstract picture. The result was a magnificent 28 individual works. Arranging and affixing them was ‘interesting’. This was achieved by Cy Porter and the Treasurer. What do you think? How would you have done it? Click Read More …

Spring Exhibition

A very successful exhibition was held in the RVS building at the start of Rickmansworth Week. Last years idea of a public vote for the favourite picture was repeated. Two hundred and eight votes were cast giving an idea of the foot fall. The winner was Andrew Schofield with 16 votes for the painting of Read More …