Thursday 10th January 2019
(M) Candles, lanterns etc
Bring pictures or real items to work from. Items can be combined for joint set-up if desired

Thursday 24th January 2019
(M)Still-Life Set-ups
(For 7th February meeting choose a still-life painting to work from)

Thursday 7th February 2019
(M) Collage from the chosen still-life painting

Thursday 21st February 2019
(M) Interpret your collage through painting, print, textiles etc

Thursday 7th March 2019
(W) Using Hot and Cold Colours. Workshop by Cathy McTurk. Please bring some greaseproof paper and A4 copier paper.

Thursday 21st March 2019
(M)Follow on from demo using hot and cold colours, or work to your own brief if preferred.

Thursday 4th April 2019
(M) Composite Picture arranged by Yvonne, paper provided. Examples of previous years pictures can be seen on the main page of the website.

Thursday 18th April 2019
(W) Workshop organised by Julia. Decorated bottles/jars. Please bring along a glass jar or bottle and items for decoration such as shells, beads, ribbons, material, silk/tissue paper etc. A scissors would be useful and rubber gloves as gluing can be messy. Julia will provide other items as well as lots of ideas and examples.
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Thursday 2nd May 2019
(D) Speed Painting in Oils. Demonstration by artist Mike Samson

Wednesday 8th May 2019
Open Air session Whitstable Castle Grounds 10am.
Parking on site


Thursday 16th May 2019
(M) Following on from the demo- using any medium at speed. Or work to your own brief if preferred.

Wednesday 22nd May 2019
Open Air session Iron Wharf Boatyard, Abbeyfield, Faversham ME13 7BY 10am.
Parking available near the river


Thursday 30th May 2019
Work on, or finish canvases for Horsebridge Exhibition

Wednesday 5th June 2019
Open Air session Whitstable Horsebridge 10am
Cushing View car park


Thursday 13th June 2019
(D) Demonstration of figure painting from the artist Angelo Pizzigallo

Wednesday 19th June 2019
Open Air session Herne Bay Pier 10am.
Parking on sea front


Thursday 27th June 2019
(M) Follow on from Demo. Figure Painting in any medium. Volunteers to model gratefully accepted.

Wednesday 3rd July 2019
Open Air session Whitstable Harbour 10am.
Gorrell Tank or Harbour parking


Thursday 11th July 2019
(D) Demonstration by the artist Penny Bearman. Subject to be decided.

Wednesday 17th July 2019
Open Air session Reculver Towers 10am.
Parking on site


Thursday 25th July 2018
(M) Follow on from demo or work to your own brief if preferred.

Wednesday 31st July 2019
Open Air session Priest and Sow Corner 10am.
Parking on street


Thursday 8th August 2019
(M) Patterns
Working on 8" x 8" for composite project. Paper provided or use your own preferred support.

Wednesday 14 August 2019
Open Air session Iron Wharf Boatyard, Faversham 10am.
See 22nd May


Thursday 22nd August 2019
(W)Pen drawing workshop led by artist Jean Markham
Please bring own pens and paper.

Wednesday 28th August 2019
Open Air session Hampton Pier, Herne Bay 10am.
Parking on street


Thursday 5th September 2019
(M) Street Markets - signs, people, clothes, fruit etc

Wednesday 8th May 2019
Open Air session Clowes Wood 10am.
Parking on site


Thursday 19th September 2018
(M) Continue with theme of Street Markets
Bring your own sources for inspiration

Thursday 3rd October 2019
(D) Demonstration of painting with Gouache by artist Melanie Cambridge

Thursday 17th October 2019
(M) Continue painting with Gouache or work to your own brief if preferred.

Thursday 31st October 2019
AGM and please bring along one of your own paintings for group critique and discussion

Thursday 14th November 2019
(D) Demonstration of Abstract painting by the artist Duncan Kings

Thursday 28th November 2019
(M) Abstract painting, any medium. Or work to your own brief if preferred.
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Thursday 12th December 2019
Social Afternoon with quiz, chat and nibbles. This is the final session of 2019.

Calendar of Meetings

All Thursday meetings will be held in the Parish Social Centre, 15a Castle Road, Whitstable, CT5 2DY, from 2.00pm to 4.00pm.

Charges are 50p per session - £2 for demonstrations. Members may bring guests to the demonstrations for which the charge will be £3.00

A small subgroup of the Committee has selected the themes for this year's meetings. We hope you find them enjoyable and inspiring. Some sessions will run over more than one week and there will be some group work. A member of the sub-committee will give ideas at the beginning of the sessions.
For regular meetings and workshops (marked M or W) please bring along art materials and resources as indicated in the Calendar. For demonstrations (marked D) just come along and enjoy watching and learning from some excellent artists. .

Any alterations to the programme will be made by e-mail or newsletter.