Stanley Hurr demo

What a treat! Stan honed his craft doing quick portraits in Paris and St Tropez and refined it when he added caricatures to his repertoire. We were treated to a demonstration of the speed of pastels and charcoal when he managed 3 portraits and a caricature in one evening. All of which captured a likeness Read More …

Demo by Frank Walters

Frank is an experienced watercolourist. He demonstrated his technique on three different landscapes. He suggested there are three distinct steps to a successful painting: the first wash, then the mid-tones, then the drama of the darks and shadows. He always puts the same colours in the water as in the sky. His favourite colours ? Read More …

Pauline Hazelwood

February’s meeting was a demonstration of interior painting in watercolour by Pauline Hazelwood. What a treat! Pauline started with deciding on her palette which she kept to a minimum with raw sienna, yellow ochre, cadmium orange, cobalt turquoise, viridian and alizarin crimson. She sketched out the interior very lightly with a pencil, which she held Read More …

Bluebells

An exciting demonstration by Heather Miller (click on her name to see Heather’s website) of Bluebells in acrylics last Thursday. Heather started by telling us how she started a picture with a mood board and which colours she found the most useful as well as a very handy tip on the creation of a stay wet palette Read More …

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 …