Events

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Key Dates for the 2018 Exhibition

Sept 21st - Final date for submission of work

Sept 30th - Notification of accepted work

Oct 20th/21st - Exhibits presented to Gallery

Oct 23rd - Preview Evening 7pm - 9pm

Oct 24th - Exhibition begins

Nov 20th - Exhibition ends

Nov 20th/21st - Collection of unsold work

Events

Happenings you shouldn't miss in the weeks ahead.

From​

Aug 22 to Sept 21

Exhibition by John Palmer

This popular artist returns to the gallery with his distinctive style of wildlife paintings, fresh from his success at the NWAS exhibition at Banham Zoo.

Price range: £25 - £200

From​

Aug 22 to Sept 21

Exhibition by Jeffrey Brett

Jeff has brought a varied selection of his oil/acrylic paintings to the gallery. This exhibition incorporates both traditional and contemporary styles.

Price range: £155 - £240

From​

Aug 22 to Sept 21

Exhibition by Martin Leak

Martin has been painting portraits in oil for about 10 years and enjoys the challenge of capturing the essence of his subjects. 

Price range: £150 - £225

From​

Aug 22 to Sept 21

Exhibition by Dee Carroll

Dee is exhibiting with us for the first time and has chosen a selection of painted and collaged Norfolk scenes using acrylics and oils.

Price range: £60 - £80

From​

Aug 22 to Sept 21

Other Artists Exhibiting Now

Work on display this month at the Gallery includes: Kathy Tungate (acrylic and pastel), David Green (pastel landscapes), Danica Bloomfield (various media), Ann Feavers (painting on glass), Roger Burnay (pastel wildlife), Vivienne Tuddenham and Marianne Charlesworth (textiles/embroidery), Dee Pozyczka (watercolour, gouache) and Jayne Robinson (oil landscapes).

Tues

Sept 4th

Session 1

CLASS: Drawing Classes with Lorraine Auton (Places available, suitable for all levels)

Developing and exploring observational drawing techniques. Each session has a different subject so you can join in at any time. 

Sessions are flexible and tailored to the individual needs of the students.

Sessions 1 and 2:  Autumnal Piece - We will create our own speciality paper by using real leaf skeletons and PVA. When this is dry, an Autumnal scene can be added over the top using a range of mixed media. The texture of the leaves showing through will add another interesting dimension. Acrylics and glue will be used so old clothes/apron will be needed.

Time:  7pm to 8:30pm.

Cost:  £10 per session.

Please contact the Gallery in advance to book a place.

Tues

Sept 11th

Session 2

CLASS: Drawing Classes with Lorraine Auton (Places available, suitable for all levels)

Developing and exploring observational drawing techniques. Each session has a different subject so you can join in at any time. 

Sessions are flexible and tailored to the individual needs of the students.

Sessions 1 and 2:  Autumnal Piece - We will create our own speciality paper by using real leaf skeletons and PVA. When this is dry, an Autumnal scene can be added over the top using a range of mixed media. The texture of the leaves showing through will add another interesting dimension. Acrylics and glue will be used so old clothes/apron will be needed.

Time:  7pm to 8:30pm.

Cost:  £10 per session.

Please contact the Gallery in advance to book a place.

Wed

Sept 12th

Illuminated Letters Workshop with Lynette Hall  (FULL - contact Lynette to book place on next course)

Following her successful course in June, Lynette Hall (artist/calligrapher) will be running another 'Illuminated Letters' workshop at the Studio Gallery in the evening from 19:00 to 21:30. This popular 'calm and creative' activity costs £20 per person and includes all materials.

To book a place, or get more details, contact Lynette on 07591 152765.

Tues

Sept 18th

Session 3

CLASS: Drawing Classes with Lorraine Auton (Places available, suitable for all levels)

Developing and exploring observational drawing techniques. Each session has a different subject so you can join in at any time. 

Sessions are flexible and tailored to the individual needs of the students.

Sessions 3 and 4:  Basic colour theory and its effect - We will cover colour mixing, how to make all of the colours on the spectrum out of just the 3 primaries and black/white. We will discuss cool and hot colours and how certain colour combinations affect the mood of a picture. We will make a drawing on tracing paper, produce 4 small copies and see directly how different colours change the piece. (Colour theory will be in acrylics so old clothes/apron needed. The 4 images can be your choice of media.)

Time:  7pm to 8:30pm.

Cost:  £10 per session.

Please contact the Gallery in advance to book a place.

Sunday

Sep 23rd

Make a Real Leaf Autumn Collage with Lorraine Auton

(Session for children aged 8+)

Make a beautiful box framed mixed-media collage from real leaves and bark.

Cake and refreshments included. Please wear old clothing or bring an apron. 

Session led by artist with NVQ Level 2 Teaching and Learni​ng qualification.

Session time: 1 hour 30 mins

Maximum group size: 5

Date: Sunday 23rd September 3pm – 4:30pm   

Cost: £15  (Returnable if cancelled by tutor)

Contact:  To book a place, drop into the Gallery with your details and payment.    Email:  [email protected] for more information.

Tues

Sept 25th

Session 4

CLASS: Drawing Classes with Lorraine Auton (Places available, suitable for all levels)

Developing and exploring observational drawing techniques. Each session has a different subject so you can join in at any time. 

Sessions are flexible and tailored to the individual needs of the students.

Sessions 3 and 4:  Basic colour theory and its effect - We will cover colour mixing, how to make all of the colours on the spectrum out of just the 3 primaries and black/white. We will discuss cool and hot colours and how certain colour combinations affect the mood of a picture. We will make a drawing on tracing paper, produce 4 small copies and see directly how different colours change the piece. (Colour theory will be in acrylics so old clothes/apron needed. The 4 images can be your choice of media.)

Time:  7pm to 8:30pm.

Cost:  £10 per session.

Please contact the Gallery in advance to book a place.

Tues

Oct 2nd

Session 5

CLASS: Drawing Classes with Lorraine Auton (Places available, suitable for all levels)

Developing and exploring observational drawing techniques. Each session has a different subject so you can join in at any time. 

Sessions are flexible and tailored to the individual needs of the students.

Session 5:  Drawing practice in pencil - Another refresher of basic observational drawing using pumpkins, squashes and other Autumnal still life objects.

Time:  7pm to 8:30pm.

Cost:  £10 per session.

Please contact the Gallery in advance to book a place.

Weds

Oct 3rd

Make a Real Leaf Autumn Collage with Lorraine Auton

(Session for children aged 8+)

Make a beautiful box framed mixed-media collage from real leaves and bark.

Cake and refreshments included. Please wear old clothing or bring an apron.

Session led by artist with NVQ Level 2 Teaching and Learning qualification.

Session time: 1 hour 30 mins

Maximum group size: 5

Date: Wednesday 3rd October 4pm – 5:30pm

Cost: £15 (Returnable if cancelled by tutor)

Contact: To book a place, drop into the Gallery with your details and payment. 

Email: [email protected] for more information.

Tues

Oct 16th

Mixed Media Autumnal Art Piece & Prosecco with Lorraine Auton

Create a specialist paper using real leaf skeletons to use as your backdrop for an autumnal scene. Suitable for most art abilities as step-by-step help will be given. Please wear old clothing or bring an apron. All materials plus complimentary fizz or non-alcoholic alternative included.

Session time: 7pm – 9:30pm (approx)

Maximum group size: 6

Cost: £35   (£10 deposit, returnable if cancelled by tutor.)

Contact:  To book a place, drop into the Gallery with your details and the deposit.    Email:  [email protected] for more information.

Tues

Oct 30th

Scraperboard & Prosecco with Lorraine Auton

Create your own white on black picture to take home using scraperboard and scraper. An image of your own choice can be drawn freehand or traced and then engraved into the surface to reveal the white underlayer. If using your own image it should be less than 20cm by 14cm to fit on the board. Alternative images will be provided if you cannot find one.

This activity will suit both those with or without sketching experience as help will be given during the session.

All materials and complimentary fizz or non-alcoholic alternative included.

Session time: 7pm – 10pm (approx)

Maximum group size: 8

Cost: £35 (£10 deposit, returnable if cancelled by tutor.)

Contact:  To book a place, drop into the Gallery with your details and the deposit.    Email:  [email protected] for more information.

November

Thurs

1st to 29th

WORKSHOPS: "Creating Mosaics" with Fehmi Gokes

Come and learn about how to create beautiful mosaics. On this 5 evening course you will make your own mosaic and learn a variety of different mosaic techniques that I have used in many of my works. There are a limited number of places so book early (non-returnable deposit of £30 required, unless cancelled by tutor). This is a great way to learn a new skill or it could be the perfect gift experience for a creative friend.

Time: 19:00 to 21:15

Dates: Thursday November 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th.

Cost: £130 for 5 sessions, all materials and tools included.

For more information and booking please contact [email protected] or call on 07740861969.

PLEASE CONTACT FEHMI IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN JOINING THE NEXT SET OF WORKSHOPS

Tues

Nov 6th

Acrylic Painting Workshop & Prosecco with Lorraine Auton

Create a small decorative 'Autumn Berry' painting using a step-by-step guide with the help of artist Lorraine Auton. All materials plus complimentary fizz or non-alcoholic alternative included.

Session time: 7pm – 9pm (approx)

Maximum group size: 5

Cost: £35   (£10 deposit, returnable if cancelled by tutor.)

Contact:  To book a place, drop into the Gallery with your details and the deposit.    Email:  [email protected] for more information.

Places & Dates

available

Workshops/Classes in the Gallery

We have dates available for artists to run workshops and art classes at the Gallery in the evenings. 

If you are interested in JOINING or RUNNING a session please contact the Gallery or drop in to see Lorraine and discuss the details.