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

Painting a Short Haired Black Dog

Caroline did a rough sketch in acrylic paint of the Labrador, then mixed colours rather than using black. She looked for colours which were picked up in the sheen from...

Pointalism in Watercolour

Pointillism describes a technique in which hundreds of small dots or dashes of pure colour are applied to the canvas in order to create maximum luminosity. Colour spots are blended...

Moody Landscapes with Acrylic

Moody landscape
Caroline Marsland, Dupont instructor,  started this painting using a fluid wash of acrylic with watercolour techniques, . Using these light washes gives luminosity to the sky which is painted with...

How to Draw Pastel in the Style of DEGAS

How to draw pastel portraits in the style of Degas Dupont Art Club instructor, Caroline Marsland used a reference photo of a young woman to demonstrate chalk pastel portrait using...

Using Warm and Cool Colours in your Landscape

WARM AND COOL COLOURS.  A landscape in acrylic   Caroline showed how she sets up her palette with warm and cool versions of green, red, yellow and blue plus white....

Colour Mixing for Dark Skin

  Dupont Art instructor Caroline gave a demonstration on mixing colors in order to obtain the right hue for dark skin. She stated that the actual color of the skin...