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  • The use of a flat brush

    Brushes come in various shapes including round, filbert (a semi round top and great for portraiture), fan, angular, and the flat brush. Each has it’s own uses. Caroline Marsland demonstrated the...

  • DEGAS – Pastels with a twist

    Degas was one of the forerunners in impressionism. He preferred to work in his studio, and was not impressed with his contemporaries who painted en plain air. Born 1834, he was a little older than the...

  • Painting in the style of Monet

    Caroline Marsland lead us in a demo of a Monet painting. She pointed out the Impressionists of whom he was most famous, were into seeing colours in their environment. `Monet painted with thick oil pai...

  • Monoprinting by Caroline Marsland

    Caroline gave us three demonstrations of monoprinting Monoprinting is a spontaneous  and quick way of working, and good for getting texture. The first example was using an oil stick. She started by p...

  • Making Eye Measurements in Painting

    Instructor Caroline Marsland demonstrated how one could take measurements of the objects you are painting. She provided us with a simple picture of how to do it. Just using a brush or pencil, one can ...

  • Fish painted in watercolour

    Caroline’s subject this week was “fish, painted in watercolour”. The vibrancy of the medium was well suited to this subject as can be seen in her beautiful rendition of a tropical fish. First Ca...

  • The Zorn Pallet

    On April 24th instructor Lucy Parker gave a brief talk to the Wednesday Dupont class  on the zorn pallet used by many artists She described the colours used as yellow ocher, cad red medium. black and...

  • Great Art Series

    For your information, the return of the ITV series “Great Art”, starts this coming Thursday May 1st  at 10.45 p.m. Below is the link which will take you to the information on content. htt...

  • A successful BHAC Exhibition

    A very successful  Brighton and Hove Arts Council Annual Art Exhibition  took place April 10th  -13th. Trustee,  John Hird was quoted as follows; “Many thanks for your support last week at w...

  • Using a Grid for Complex Subjects

    Lucy was our instructor for the Wednesday class and took us through the use of grids when drawing accurately. Anytime you want to draw something that requires accuracy such as a portrait, pet, vehicle...

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