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Weekly Meetings

Meetings are very informal but once a month we have a set subject which members have an option to join in with if they wish. Through the year we also invite professional and amateur artists to give demonstrations to the group. Non members and members of other local art groups are able to attend for the standard nightly fee of £1.50.

We meet on Thursday evenings from 7.00pm until 9.00pm in the community area at Jubilee Court, West Paddock, Leyland. PR25 1JJ. All art mediums are represented apart from oils due to residual smells. There is no subscription fee. You pay only on the evenings you attend. Not charging an annual subscription still allows those who have to watch their outgoings a little more closely the opportunity to visit and enjoy the group as they feel able to. Some people visit every week, some only once a month, the choice is yours. All we charge is £1.50 per session which includes refreshments.

February 10th - Van Gogh
As a follow on from our visit to the Van Gogh Exhibition, let’s see who can re-create a masterpiece on the night! (Led by Paul Stanley)

March 10th - Glass and Metal
Emulating transparent and reflective surfaces in your painting - Lead by Joan Hassall

April 7th - Professional Demonstration
On her first visit to the Leyland Artists Judith Herring is no stranger to presenting demonstrations. She will be presenting a tree study in Acrylics.

May 12th - Spots Before Your Eyes
Another intriguing Stephen Watson presentation that will allow us to try something a bit different.

June 9th - Still Life Paint-Along
Try out your skills with a topic set-up by Sue Redman and see what we can create on the night .

July 14th - Professional Demonstration
Elise Hendry visited us in 2019 and has proved to be a very popular artist with the group (one not to be missed). This time she will do a demo entitled ‘Fur and Feathers’ and will provide some more tips on using pastels and graphite.

August 17th - Animal Study Paint-Along
To be arranged.

September - Professional Demonstration
To be arranged.

October 13th - Negative Painting Workshop
Organised by Joan Glynn.

November 10th - Autumn colours paint-Along
Organised by Paul Stanley.

December 15th - Christmas party
Bring a plate of food and join in a nice relaxing evening before we break for Christmas. Bring along a painting created in 2022 to enter in the annual John Emmerton Trophy competition.

"No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist." - Oscar Wilde

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