North of England Art Club
incorporating the Newcastle Society of Artists 
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Programme for regular and special events

Summer picnic and en plein air sketching day will be at Tynemouth Priory 10th August 11am start.
This is an English Heritage site so the club will subsidise entry fee leaving £3:50 to pay unless you are an EH member
There are toilets in the Priory, parking nearby and lots of cafés in Tynemouth if the weather turns bad. 
Please use website contact page if you intend to come, we need to know numbers for entry.

The next Thursday Lunchtime presentation will be Sept 8th “Abstracted Landscapes" by Judy Appleby starting 12:45

The current competition is "Inspiring buildings” entries by email please before Thursday 25th August 6pm
with image of your painting please give Title, medium and size.

Sorry cancelled:  The next Saturday Life  23rd July  11:00 - 4:00 fee £10  

'mini-workshop'  September 30th 10:30 - 3pm  "Monoprinting Workshop" Steve Telford
Open now for Email to book a place, max 10 participants.
Click here for details:  Workshop details

Wednesday Life will stop from now til the start of September.
Tuesday Life continues as usual (see below)

regular weekly programme

Monday Portrait meets 13:00 - 16:00
Charge to each member for the model is currently £4.00

Tuesday Life meets 11.00 - 14.30
Charge to each member for the model is currently £5.00
see detailed programme below

Wednesday Life meets at 11 - 14:30 
Charge to each member for the model is currently £5.00


11.00-11.50  work with model
11.50-12.10 coffee break
12.10-13.00 work with model
13.00-13.30 lunch
13.30-14.25 work with model
14.25-14.30 clear up room

alternating weekly programme of poses

week 1  2 x 10min poses, standing, bending, turning, with expressive use of body and arms
A single pose to run for rest o the day
week 2 A single pose all day


Art club programme 2022

Thursday Talks and Tutorials 
Talks begin at 12.45 and last 30 to 45 minutes 
Tutorials begin at 12.45 and last 60 to 90 minutes (these will involve some demonstration and some tasks for participants). You must book your place for a 'tutorial' at least one week in advance by email to the club.

March 10 talk Feast or famine - food in art Monica Shaw 
April 14 talk Seascapes Ian Davison 
April 28 tutorial Use of colour Ian Hancock 

May 12 talk Life studies Bruce McNiven  postponed
May 26 tutorial An introduction to life studies Hilary Franks 

June 16 12:45 talk Why do artists create art? The psychology of art. Kevin Paton
July 1st 12:45 tutorial Using photographs as source material Judy Appleby 

Summer break

September 8 talk Abstracted landscapes Judy Appleby 
September 30 tutorial/workshop Monoprinting Steve Telford

October 13 talk [an artist of interest] Lyn George 
October 27 tutorial Drawing, tips and techniques TBC

November 10 talk The purpose of portraits Alan Dordoy 
November 24 tutorial Watercolour techniques Frank Baker 

February/March competition Food
April/May competition Sea painting 
June/August competition Inspiring Buildings
September/October competition Abstracted landscape
November/December competition Portrait 

Fees: there is a small fee for life and portrait sessions to go towards the model. No other sessions incur fees unless stated.

Booking: booking by email is required for tutorial sessions which will have limited numbers. No other sessions require booking unless stated.

Competition entries should be sent by email by the required date. They may be pinned on the club studio board but in this case must also be sent by email.