Easter Exhibition Party
Thanks to all the volunteers who helped with this year's exhibition. Don't forget the party on 24 April!
Other chances to exhibit are at Dr Shephers's surgery, please click on the link to see the vacant slots and also there will be opportunities to exhibit at the Castle Medical Centre, after the Ashby Art festival.
April Demonstration by Yve Hill
Last night, on the 10th April 2017, Yve Hill, one of our club members and club Treasurer, presented for us a demonstration of painting flowers in oils in the Bob Ross style. For half of the evening Yve showed us some techniques of painting in oils, as many of our members are aware of the advantages of oil painting but use other mediums in their work, it was very interesting to see again what can be achieved with oil paints.
Within the first hour Yve had talked us through the colours she was using, the methods best suited to flowers and had produced a painting of a very nice vase of flowers. After coffee we were invited to try the painting for ourselves. There were plenty of volunteers, I think Yve had made it look easy and members hoped to get a good result following her instructions.Click to enlarge.
Using the right brush, mixing the paints as instructed and making a series of careful marks members produced very realistic leafs and flowers which the audience appreciated with a round of applause. The painting did not stay on the canvas for very long as it was wiped off ready for the next pair of "learners" to create their leafs and flowers.
It was a very enjoyable evening and the interactive session was well appreciated. I must give praise to Yve who worked very hard to present this demonstration. She brought lots of equipment ( well Terry, her husband helped with this) and she worked very fast to present all she did within a couple of hours, well done Yve you gave us an entertaining and exciting evening.
Our Twitter account
If you are a Twitter member please look at the account and we would welcome you to 'follow'.
Our Facebook Page
Joanne Boshell has kindly set up a Facebook page for Ashby Art Club, see www.facebook.com/
Mebers are invited to visit the page and to "like" it.
Some club members and tutors provide pictures for an art exhibition (in conjunction with the Ashby Camera Club) at the inviatation of the Castle Medical centre, Ascebi House, Burton Road.
The Art Club also displays paintings at the North Street surgery in Ashby, click on the Dr Sheperds Exhibition tab for more information.
Welcome to Ashby Art Club
And welcome to our website!
Anyone can come along and join Ashby Art Club on any Monday evening and /or on the second and fourth Wednesday morning each month.
If you would like to paint alongside like minded people, of all different abilities, then Smisby Village Hall is the place for you. You will find a warm and friendly atmosphere - so why not give it a try.
Annual Subscription rate
The Annual Subscription for the 2016/2017 season is £40. This will give free access to Monday evening and Wednesday morning painting sessions and all demonstrations.
You can download a membership form by clicking on the attachment below
The full details of the Art Club programme can be found by clicking on the programme tab at the top of the page. Non members can attend workshops ( £5 extra to the fee) and come along to the demonstrations too ( £5 per demonstration).
DATES FOR YOUR DIARIES:
Ashby Art Club
Wednesday morning painting 9.30 am to 12.00 noon
From September 2016 the morning art club increased
to the 2nd and 4th Wednesday morning of each month.
£3.00 Charge for non-members
26 April 2017
10 May 2017
24 May 2017
14 June 2017
28 June 2017
12 July 2017
26 July 2017
9 August 2017
23 August 2017
Why not come along and join us, bring your friends - non-members are welcome (£3.00 charge)