Club news July/Aug

We had a brilliant day at Charnwood Community Hero’s Day

we met hundreds of people, gave out lots of information and leaflets, we hope to see some new members joining up very soon!

Rob Wareing Demonstration

There are still places, but they are filling up fast, if you would like to come please contact Joy or email us. Information about this demonstration is available here.

Come and join us on a Monday at the Bishop Beverage Club in Barrow upon Soar

Still life painting, and much more £2 members, £2.50 for non members 12.30-14.30

Club Update

Community Heroes Day 

Charnwood Drawing and Painting Club have a stall at Hero’s day 3rd August Loughborough town centre, please come and have a look at what’ going on in the town, it’s for a great cause. https://www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/communityheroes

Rob Wareing Workshop

Rob Wareing Pastel Demonstration
Pastel portraiture


Rob Wareing will be demonstrating a pastel portraiture workshop. Saturday 30th August 10:00 to 16:00 Rothley Community Centre Mountsorrel Lane Rothley LE7 7PR cost £30 tea biscuits and coffee provided.

Exhibition news

Newtown Linford Painting Exhibition 29th to 31st August.  Application cut off 26th August to Joy Lockton.

Volunteers still required for all slots set up and take down

Members Gallery

Do take a look at our members gallery, new ones have been added thanks to Jill and Jasmine Whitehouse. Jasmine’s picture of Nottingham Trams is featured in this post.

Nottingham Trams watercolour
Nottingham Trams watercolour

Club news

WOODHOUSE EAVES EXHIBITION 6/7TH JUNE 2014

We had a very successful weekend with the sun shining (mostly) and everyone stopping for tea and cake and a look around our exhibition of paintings.

In total we sold an impressive amount of paintings and cards and refreshments.

Best painting in show was: ‘Whitby Days End’ by Barbara Peacock.

NEWTOWN LINFORD EXHIBITION

29 – 31 AUGUST 2014

Members get your entry forms in now! Submit them at club night. 

Download your entry form here Entry form Newton Linford exh 2014

PASTEL PORTRAIT WORKSHOP

With Rob Wareing

Saturday 30th August 2014 10.00am to 4.00pm

Rothley Community Centre,   Mountsorrel Lane , Rothley, LE7 7PR

Rob has been a professional artist for thirty years exhibiting and painting portraits in many parts of the world. He was born, and has spent most of his life in South Africa where he owned his own gallery for a number of years.

 Among the numerous commissions he has completed over the years are the official portrait of the state president of Botswana Festus Mogae and the attorney general. He was recently commissioned to paint the portrait of Nelson Mandela by museum services in Kwa Zulu Natal.

Numbers are limited to 14.  Please book early. The deadline date is Aug. 20th 2014.

Workshop cost: £30 which includes tea, coffee and biscuits throughout the day. A deposit of £10 will secure your place on the course.

Please bring your own packed lunch.