Demonstrations/Lectures and Workshops

We host afternoon demonstrations / lectures from well known guest artists which cover a variety of subjects. We also hold workshops which are run by guest artists for those of you who want to get their hands dirty.

Demonstrations / Lectures

These afternoons are free to current paid-up members of the Association and open to non-members on payment of £5.00 on the door. They are held in the Lecture Theatre, Perth Museum and Art Gallery, 78 George Street, Perth PH1 5LB, commencing at 2pm and finishing by 4pm.  Teas and coffees are served mid-way through the afternoon, with nominal charge of £1.00 per cup.

Wheelchair accessible and induction loop operational.

 

 

 

Workshops

 

FEE PER WORKSHOP:  Member – £20.00    Non-member – £25.00

Workshops are from 10am – 2.30pm, with half an hour for lunch. Please bring your own lunch. Teas, coffees and biscuits are provided and there are good kitchen facilities if needed.

They are held at The Scout Hall, Perth Academy, Oakbank Crescent, Perth. (Just inside the academy carpark main entrance)

Please arrive about 9.45am to get set up.

BOOKINGS: Will be taken on a first come first served basis after distribution of the prospectus. Each workshop is limited to a maximum of 10 attendees.

 

 

 

Afternoon Demonstrations / Lectures

Venue

Lecture Theatre, Perth Museum and Art Gallery, 78 George Street, Perth PH1 5LB

 

KAREN van de GRAAF

Drawing Speedy Portraits from Life

 

 

Karen will demonstrate drawing speedy portraits of a model. She will spend some time engaging in conversation with her sitter whilst drawing. There will be practical advice about working fast with charcoal to capture a face. Karen will be adding soft pastels, sharing her favourite colours, some of  which may surprise you!  Also hoping to share a story or two about her years at the Fringe as an official portrait artist.

THURSDAY 6 OCTOBER 2022

     2pm – 4pm –

ALLAN PERERA-LIYANAGE

Acrylic Art Demonstration

Make painting with Acrylic enjoyable and find ways to reduce your workload. Create a painting that is vibrant and artistic. Throw away the fear of being careful. Go boldly where you have never been before!!

Thursday 3 November 2022

2pm – 4pm

LIZ DULLEY

Inspired in Japan

As a watercolour artist and tutor, Liz will talk about how her inspiration becomes a creation, the tools and process she uses. She will show images of her work and talk about her time in Japan. If there is time, join in and make an origami crane.

Thursday 1 December 2022

2pm – 4pm

 

www.lizdulley.co.uk

TOM BARRON

Seascape Alla Prima

Tom is a landscape and seascape painter, working professionally in oils on canvas since 1998. His aim is to present the subjects in a raw, naturalistic way, with loose, impasto technique. Alla Prima is wet on wet with free brushwork, giving movement and life to the finished works. in recent years, he has worked on large scale paintings, in single pieces and triptych works. Tom is the Gallery director and Curator for City Contemporary Art Gallery on Charlotte Street in Perth.

 

 

Thursday 26 January 2023

2pm – 4pm

RODERICK GAULD

Where Land Meets Sea

A former commercial artist, Roddy works mainly in Acrylic and Oil, occasionally Watercolour, producing landscapes, seascapes, wild and domestic animals, aiming to capture the essence and atmosphere of the subject. Roddy will demonstrate a coastal scene with crashing waves in Acrylic.

Thursday 23 February 2023

2pm – 4pm

CRIT AFTERNOON

Philip Edwards

 

Bring along examples of your work for constructive criticism. Don’t be shy.

 

THURSDAY 23 MARCH 2023

2pm – 4pm

 

 

Workshops

Venue

10th Perthshire Scouts Hall, Perth Academy, Oakbank Crescent, Perth

Car Park Entrance

Enter by the School car park at the top of Murray Place. The Scout Hall is on the right, past the  Janitor’s House.  There is disabled parking only, directly outside the hall.  Cars can be driven to the entrance to unload, but must be parked elsewhere. There is plenty of street parking surrounding the school.

ALLAN PERERA-LIYANAGE

Emotive Painting of Landscape and People in the style of Joan Eardley

 

Emotive painting expresses a person’s feelings rather than being naturally descriptive. paint with a freedom of expression.

 

Any level / Acrylic / Oil

MONDAY 3 OCTOBER 2022

10am – 2.30pm

Please arrive about 9.45am to get set up.

CAMERON COUTTS

The Problem with Light

 

Tackling the problems of light and shade in tricky situations to create a realistic picture eg, looking through a doorway, window or passageway.

 

Intermediate / Advanced / Own choice medium

MONDAY 24 OCTOBER 2022

10am – 2.30pm

Please arrive about 9.45am to get set up.

GINA WRIGHT

Evening Scenes in Pastel

 

Creating night scenes that glow using pastels. It is an opportunity to use rich and vibrant colours.

 

All levels / Chalk pastels / Pastel pencils

MONDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2022

10am – 2.30pm

Please arrive about 9.45am to get set up.

LEA VAUGHN

PORTRAITS OF THE MASTERS

 

Learn about the techniques and skills of the Old Masters that resulted in breath-taking portraits. Then transfer these Atelier skills to your own work.

 

Any level / Oil / Acrylic

MONDAY 5 DECEMBER 2022

10am – 2.30pm

Please arrive about 9.45am to get set up.

RODERICK GAULD 

TREESCAPES

 

Exploring woodlands and trees in any shape or form and in all different seasons. Light and shade, paths, edge of trees, colours, shades of light and textures.

Any level / Any medium

MONDAY16 JANUARY 2023

10am – 2.30pm

Please arrive about 9.45am to get set up.

DOUGLAS MATTHEWS

Figure Drawing

 

Drawing / sketching a clothed model in different poses.

Intermediate / Advanced / Charcoal / Pencil / Pen & Ink 

MONDAY 6 FEBRUARY 2023

10am – 2.30pm

Please arrive about 9.45am to get set up.

ALBIE SINCLAIR

PAINTING LANDSCAPES IN A LIMITED PALETTE

 

Learning to use 3 or 4 colours and white to paint any subject can be a useful technique and is very effective for landscape painting inside or en plein air.

 

Any level / Any medium

MONDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2023

10am – 2.30pm

Please arrive about 9.45am to get set up.

ALLAN PERERA-LIYANAGE

WATER, BEACHES AND STORMS

 

 

Understanding the techniques that will make your water look realistic in many scenarios – in good and bad weather.

Intermediate / Advanced / Watercolour / Oil / Acrylic

MONDAY 20 MARCH 2023

10am – 2.30pm

Please arrive about 9.45am to get set up.

NICHOLA MARTIN

STILL LIFE IN CHARCOAL

 

Observational drawing of still life which the artist will design.

Any level / Charcoal 

MONDAY 10 APRIL 2023

10am – 2.30pm

Please arrive about 9.45am to get set up.

DOUGLAS ROULSTON

Landscape Romanticism

 

Create a landscape with mood and energy. Use the techniques demonstrated to create an  Imaginative piece of romantic work.

 

Any level /Oil / Acrylic

MONDAY 1 MAY 2023

10 am – 2.30pm

Please Arrive at around 9.45 am to set up.

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