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Art & Design

This group started in May 2019

Venue

Springwood Community Centre
(see map)
+ Various other places

Meeting Time

Monthly Last Wed
10am - 12 Noon

Group Co-ordinator

Gil Watkinson

Contact Via:

Group Liaison (Kevin Stock)
023 9217 9298
Or email via our contacts page


This group will meet once a month and meetings will contain the following topics.

ART

Artwork by both male and female artists (copies of which will be sent to members after each meeting) this will include everything from traditional oil paintings, through the ages, up to and including Impressionism, Dadaism, Fauvism, Cubism, Realism, Abstract Art and modern day Murals, Pop Art, Op Art, Graphics etc.

DESIGN

1. Will include how to draw, elevate and plan rooms, especially bathrooms and kitchens, etc.

2. Screens – the different types, how to make them, how to decorate them (be it decoupage, artwork, including stencilling, or fabric covering), and how to fix them together.

3. This will also cover tips on paints, painting and how to prepare furniture for painting, and painted furniture in general.

4. Soft Furnishings, fabrics, furniture, colour, lighting, artwork etc.

5. Decorative Painting, Stencils, Curtain Styles, Furniture Styles, Types, Sizes, etc.

6. Furniture designs and designers, architects and architectural styles.

If the group should want to visit country houses to see decoration and furniture styles, this is a possibility, to be decided within the group.

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