Wednesday Afternoons

We are extremely lucky at Dupont to have two very experienced and talented Tutors – Lucy Parker and Caroline Marsland.

Caroline is our Tutor for Wednesday afternoons and Lucy and Caroline are responsible for alternate Thursday sessions. Caroline Marsland continues to run special sessions on alternate Wednesdays.

From time to time Lucy Parker and Caroline Marsland run workshops on a Thursday. Information is posted on the club notice board. As usual, still life facilities are provided for members who don’t wish to join the workshops.

Wednesday Afternoons: (instructor: Caroline)


  1. Jan 9th Painting fabric in watercolour ( not painting on fabric)
  2. Jan 23  Painting fabric in acrylic
  3.  Feb 6th Painting pattern on fabric in watercolour and acrylic (using last two demos)
  4. Feb 20th Drawing and blending portrait with charcoal
  5. March 6th Loose expressive drawing with charcoal
  6. March 20th Still life object in pastel
  7.  April 3rd Tempera painting
  8. April 17th Graphing up an image
  9. May 1st Measuring in drawing
  10. May 15th Painting fish in watercolour
  11. May 29th Monoprinting
  12. June 12th Painting in the style of Monet
  13. June 26th Pastel in the style of Degas
  14. July 10th Painting with a flat brush in acrylic
  15. July 24th Palette knife painting
  16. Aug 7th Collage and acrylic
  17. Aug 21st Painting the pier in acrylic
  18. Sept 4th Drawing tonal values – hatching, cross hatching etc
  19. Sept 18th Painting in the style of Van Gogh
  20. Oct 2nd Painting Rothko and colour theory

There will be live models periodically through out the above schedule which will be updated on the web site and on the bulletin board at Ventnor hall.

Thursday Sessions –

These sessions alternate between the two instructors. There are occasional special sessions which will be posted as they occur. From time to time Caroline will start her Thursday session with a short demonstration of some aspect of life drawing/painting. There is also a still life for members at each session



If you decide to stay all day on a Thursday you will pay the normal fee of £5 in the morning, and just £3 in the afternoon. If you use the model the £3 per session will still apply.

On the first Thursday of every month we will have an all day pose. This will enable you to paint in acrylics or oils as well as watercolour. Still life will still be available and of course you can work on your own.

We will now have costume on the third Thursday every month. Once again it will be the same pose all day.

SPECIALS SESSIONS These will be announced throughout the year. 

The Big Picture with Lucy Parker

Details of the workshop and the selected picture will be announced later.

Dupont annual ART EXHIBITION

Set up on August 15th, Exhibition 15th, 16th 17th. 2019