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Program of events for 2018

9th January Free Choice  
16th January AGM followed by sketching “A Committee at Work” Bring sketch books and pencils.
23rd January STILL LIFE – KITCHENALIA (Week 1 of 2) Sue Mitchell to arrange.
30th January


As above.
6th February DEMONSTRATION: Melanie Cambridge “The Wonderful World of Gouache” Visitors £3

12th February – 16th February

20th February Follow up from demonstration. any subject, any medium
27th February An Interior Room with Furniture. Sketches, photos and pictures.
6th March View Through an Open Window Sketches, photos and pictures
13th March DEMONSTRATION: Sharon Hurst “Painting Faces in Shin Han Watercolour” Visitors £3
20th March Follow up from demonstration.
27th March Gateways and doorways. Sketches, photos and pictures.

29th March – 16th April

17th April

A View of Horsham from the Old to the New.

Sketches, photos and pictures.
24th April A Sussex Scene (Urban; Rural; Coastal) Sketches, photos and pictures.
1st May COLLAGE: An Industrial Scene Bring collage material – PVA glue will be supplied.
8th May DEMONSTRATION: Ronnie Ireland “The Humble Pencil” Visitors £3
15th May Follow up from demonstration. PLUS – BRING & BUY SALE Any saleable items priced please.
22nd May Gardens and Allotments Sketches, photos and pictures.
28th May – 4th June
5th June Wish You Were Here – A favourite holiday spot. Sketches, photos and pictures.
12th June Children at Play Sketches, photos and pictures.
19th June Dry Media – Mixed Foliage NO PAINTS, Use pencils, pens, pastels, charcoal, coloured pencils etc.
26th June WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP (Week 1 of 2) “Interpreting a Reference Photo”. Photo to be supplied.
3rd July WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP (Week 2 of 2) As above.
10th July Portrait of a Farm Animal Sketches, photos and pictures.
17th July A Walk on the Pier Sketches, photos and pictures
24th July Pebbles and Rocks Sketches, photos and pictures.

25th July – 3rd September

11th September Free choice
18th September DEMONSTRATION: William Newton “Coastal and Boats” Visitors £3
25th September Follow up from demonstration
2nd October MONOCHROME - PLATE DESIGN, Using blue and white or sepia and white, design a plate with decorative border and central picture. (Week 1 of 2) Please bring plate template – round or oval.
9th October MONOCHROME – PLATE DESIGN (Week 2 0f “) As above
16th October ABSTRACT WORKSHOP, Any medium, Abstract from a reference photo. Photo to be supplied.

19th October – 26th October

30th October Harvest Produce Bring fruit and vegetables; or photographs.
6th November Sports or Dance Scene Sketches, photos and pictures.
13th November Trains, Boats and Planes Sketches, photos and pictures.
20th November LOOK NO BRUSHES, Using paint of choice but no brushes, create a landscape or seascape. Bring items such as sponges, palate, knives, cards, plastic etc.
27th November A Winter Sunset Sketches, photos and pictures.
4th December Indoor or Outdoor Christmas Decorations Sketches, photos and pictures.
11th December Arctic Animals Sketches, photos and pictures.
18th December CHRISTMAS SOCIAL, Judging of annual competition Reflections Bring a plate of food and a glass.

20th December – 3rd January 2019


Other annual events include:

December Painting Competition: Subject: Reflections
Annual Lunch: Date and Venue TBA
Exhibitions: May 26 November 17, Venue: Quaker Meeting House, Worthing Road, Horsham


Professional artist, tutor and writer Chris Forsey demonstrating to the group, November 2016

A few photos of the past events...
Liz Relfe demonstrating

Professional artist and writer Liz Relfe giving a demo to the group, November 2014


Hagop Kasparian demonstrating in Horsham Painting Group.


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