North of England Art Club
incorporating the Newcastle Society of Artists 


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Updated 12th April

Saturday Portrait: 13th April, 11-4, fee £12. The model will be Amy who is a ballet dancer and choreographer. Kevin Day will start the session with a talk and demonstration and tutor the group.
If you would like to attend please notify Peter Bell (details on email) or use contact form here or art club email.

Saturday Life: 27th April, 11-4  the model will be Holly

Saturday Summer Plein air: 4th May, Summerhill Bowling Club (off Westgate Road) 12.00 on

Current competition "Illustration: Choose a favourite piece of a book, poem or play and illustrate it" closes with entries on studio pin board by 6th June. Vote for your 1st and 2nd choices by Thursday 13th June. voting slips in the studio, post your slip in the red posting box in the small studio.

Thursday Lunchtime presentation, May 9th: John Old 'From Craft to Idea'

Weekly sessions and fees for 2024
Monday Portrait 13.00-16.00 fee (for model) £6.00
Tuesday Life 11.00-14.00 fee (for model) £7.00
Wednesday Life 11.00-14.00 fee (for model) £7.00

Monthly Saturday sessions and fees for 2024
Portrait (mid month) 11:00-16:00 fee £12
Life (last Saturday) 11:00-16:00   fee £12

Art club talks and competitions 2024

Ian Davison, The Illustrators.
Competition: illustrate “a favourite piece of a book, play or poem”.

May 9th talk
Jon Old, Craft to Idea (from skills to concept art)

June 20th talk and competition
Ian Hancock, Scottish Landscapes.
Competition: “a summer landscape”.

July 11th talk
Kevin Paton, Psychology of Art, Part 2 (postponed from 2023)

September 12th talk and competition
Alan Dordoy, Artists against War
Competition: 'War, what is it good for?'

October 10th talk

November 14th talk and competition