NEWS, EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

MORPETH ART GROUP EVENTS CALENDAR 2018 - 19

After the Christmas break, the spring term began on Tuesday 8th January and carries on until 23rd July 2019, with the usual breaks for Easter and bank holidays.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

26th February - Workshop by Clare Money in mixed media.

2nd April - Workshop by Joe Hush, still life.


Newcastle Art Society has sent an interesting programme of lectures for 2019:

Newcastle Art Society programme of lectures.



















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WINTER CHALLENGE - PAINTING IN THE STYLE OF AN OLD MASTER

All our artists rose to the challenge and submitted some superb work, making our judge, Ted Tallentyre’s job very difficult. He chose Joy’s ‘Monet’ for first prize, then Joe’s ‘Jeaurat’ second, Anne came in third with her ‘Gaugin’ and Karen took fourth with her ‘Van Gogh’.

Joy’s ‘Monet’








2nd - Joe’s ‘Jeaurat’.









Anne’s’Gaugin’.












Karen’s ‘Van Gogh’.














































































































































David won a prize for best newcomer.

David - newcomer






































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PAST ACTIVITIES


PEN AND INK WORKSHOP 13th NOVEMBER 2018

Stephen from Lateral Art will be giving a workshop on pen and ink drawing on Tuesday 13th November. He will also be giving advice on recommended materials and be bringing some examples of pens and paper available to purchase in the shop.


ACRYLICS MINI WORKSHOP 6th NOVEMBER 2018

Angela Wilkie has a mini workshop on beginner acrylics on Tuesday 6th November. If you have any acrylics paints or inks please bring them along but we will be mainly working with just the three primary colours. A sheet or two of watercolour paper or canvas board if you prefer. A flat 1” brush or larger, a round (10) and a 1/4 inch flat if you have one. A rag, kitchen roll & the usual water container.


AUTUMN ART EXHIBITION

The preview took place in Hepscott Village Hall on Friday evening, 19th October, 7pm to 9.30pm and paintings will be on view on Saturday 20th October, from 10am to 4pm.

Refreshments were available, a raffle and various painting activities.

On July 3rd we had John Harrison to give a Pen and wash workshop. We had a full house and enjoyed his visit. Many of us learnt tips and had fun with John's carefree teaching methods.t


The Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering on April 6 to 8 has been another opportunity for the Morpeth Art Group to share our work with the public. It was very well received! Here are some pictures of the weekend.

Picture displays (1)
Pictures Display (2)


Crafts and Browser
Pictures Display (3)