Dupont Art Club Hove

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Dupont Art Club in Hove

Welcomes everyone from absolute beginners to professional artists.

You can have as much or as little help as you would like.

Weekly Art Sessions in Hove

We have a tutor at each session on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

YouTube Videos

See Art Tutorials by Dupont Art Club’s two excellent instructors, Lucy Parker and Caroline Marsland. An excellent way to keep your painting skills up.

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Proud member of
Brighton & Hove Arts Council

Dupont Art Club was formed in 1981

You can read more about our club here

We meet at the Ventnor Hall at the Central United Reformed Church, Blatchington Road, Hove, BN3 3YF


Dupont Art Club has regular exhibitions at Joliffes cafe in Brighton, our members also exhibit in Brighton and Hove Open Art Houses in May and December, Brighton and Hove Arts Council Art Show and Dupont's own annual exhibitions. See more information on our exhibition page.

News and Articles


Come visit us at Ventnor Hall at Blatchington Road in Hove (BN33YF) to see our annual ART EXHIBTION open daily...

Dupont Video Workshops

You can see Art Tutorials on Dupont’s You Tube by Dupont Art Club's two excellent instructors, Lucy Parker and Caroline...

Art Demonstrations

You can see over 100+ articles and demonstrations by our art tutors and visiting lecturers

Ripples and Reflections with Coloured Pencils

Caroline often starts in the middle of the picture and works out. The dark/light contrast attracted her so that was where she started drawing the buildings, measuring shapes in comparison...

Expressive Trees in. Watercolour

Expressive Trees
This workshop with Caroline started with the painting of white masking fluid over white areas and reflections.After letting it dry, she mixed pools of turquoise,purple, blue and orange. Painting the...

Dupont Portrait Workshop

Caroline lead a workshop with sixteen eager members on how to draw a portrait from a live model. She started the afternoon with the basics on portrait drawing and left...

Oil Pastels with Flowers

Caroline started off the demo showing us the two types of oil pastels that she was using. The first was Fabrer Castell which she used to draw in the shape...

Still life Drawing, shapes, colour , tone.

Still Life
The still life painting started out with mapping out the shape. A line was drawn down the middle of the page after which the shape of the jug was drawen....

Painting Spring Flowers in Acrylic on a Black Surface

PAINTING SPRING FLOWERS IN ACRYLIC ON A BLACK SURFACE Lucy Parker demonstrated a dramatic version of a seasonal still life on good quality black paper.  Many people were tempted to...