Wednesday 17th March at 7.30pm
Our March meeting will be a water colour demonstration by the internationally recognised artist Tom Shepherd. Tom started his art career creating custom artwork on guitars using graffiti pens. When Tom made a move towards a brush and more traditional mediums, a whole new world opened up to him, and Tom hasn’t looked back since. Tom loves to paint in acrylics and oils, and more recently has started exploring watercolour. Whilst Tom loves painting a wide variety of subjects, especially if the light is doing something interesting, he is always drawn back to the place where his first two passions met; painting wildlife, particularly birds.
Tom says “Birds are such a wonderful subject. Always great poses, characters and colours, and the way light falls across their feathers and faces make them a great watercolour subject. The subject for this demo is a green winged macaw. The colours are fantastic, and there’s a lovely sense of light.”
Tom’s work has become widely collected in the UK and more recently, internationally. He has been a highly commended finalist in the World renowned Wildlife Artist of the Year, on several occasions. Tom’s studio is based in Warwickshire and he teaches regularly throughout the year for art groups and societies as well as running his own workshops and courses.
Zoom details will be sent out by email to members ahead of the meeting.
During the lockdowns, we have been unable to hold any real exhibitions, so we have gone online.
Our second Virtual Exhibition with over 125 items for sale at affordable prices can be seen HERE . Items for sale include paintings, photographs, greetings cards, and brooches. If you wish to buy an item or have questions about it, please make direct contact with the artist. Contact details for the artist, a description, price, size, etc are displayed above the item.
Our first Virtual Exhibition comprises a wide variety of artwork has been combined into a video that lasts about 20 minutes. To view the video, click HERE.
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