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Change of venue
We are now holding our meetings at the Pavilion, Rhewl, Ruthin. We meet approximately once a month through out the year on a Thursday afternoon between 2 and 4.30 see dates in programme list. 6 Workshops held on Saturdays
Directions from Ruthin
Take the main road from Ruthin to Denbigh A525 on reaching Rhewl turn right sign posted Llandyrnog , Gellifor. Proceed down road for approximately a couple of hundred yards. On the left hand side there are railing surrounding a playing field. Turn into the car park here off the side road on your left The Pavilion is facing the playing field and the building is painted creamy yellow, address The Pavilion, Rhewl, Ruthin LL15 1TN
Directions from Denbigh
Take the main road from Denbigh to Ruthin (A525). At Rhewl pass the Drovers pub on your left hand side, then continue. Take the last left turn in the village signposted Llandyrnog , Gellifor. Proceed down the road for a couple of hundred yards. On left hand side there are railings surrounding a playing field. Turn into the car park here, off the side road on your left. The Pavilion is facing the playing field and is painted a creamy yellow, address Pavilion Rhewl Ruthin LL15 1TN
Reaching the Pavilion by bus
The bus stops in the village and the pavilion is within easy walking distance
April 1st Monday Dropping off day for entries to the 59th annual Exhibition at Theatr Clwyd, to be taken to Theatr Clwyd mid morning 10.30 – 11.30
April 4th Thursday 2 to 4.30 Portraiture with Sian Jones as model
April 18th Thursday 2 to 4.30 Life drawing with Life model Rebecca Collins this afternoon will be tutored. By Ray Jeacock, No charge for members for this afternoon but will be open to non members with charge of £5.00
April 25th Thursday 2 – 4.30 portraiture afternoon, bring your own pictures of your loved ones! to draw/paint. This afternoon will be an afternoon when you can put into practice all that was learnt on both of James demonstration days. We may start by drawing one another for the short warm up sittings however please try to attend as it should be enjoyable afternoon
April 29th Monday Please note collection day for the unsold pictures from Theatre Clwyd Exhibition is Monday not Saturday 27 th as previously stated. Collection 10. – 10.30
May 2nd Thursday 2-4.30 Demonstration and short workshop tutored by Liz Bolloten ‘Wayside flowers’ Liz works very loosely with watercolour to view her work go to her website www.lizbolleten.co.uk or visit the Bodnant- Gallery.
May 11th Saturday workshop, tutored by Bob Goldsborough returning by popular demand The workshop will be limited to 10 participants and subject matter has yet to be chosen 10.30 to 3.30 with short break for lunch. If you wish to attend please e mail to Mrs Linda Butlin as the workshop is limited to 12 places
May 16th Thursday 11 – 4 Sketching day at The Lawnt Denbigh by kind permission of Captain and Mrs Cunningham, those interested in attending will need to inform Julia Jones a week before, as this is a private estate. email@example.com
May 23rd Thursday 2-4.30 Life model Rebecca Collins no charge will be made for this afternoon but it will be open to non members with a charge of £5.
June 6th Thursday 2. – 4.30 Sain Jones model will either sit for us for prortait or figure drawing depending on members preferences
June 19th WEDNESDAY Sketching day at Nant Clwyd y Dre, Ruthin, meet at Costa at 10.30 if you would like a coffee to start the day, otherwise meet at Nant Clwyd y Dre the garden opens at 11.am and remains open till 5
July 6th Saturday 10.30 – 3.30 workshop tutored by Bill Gribble who specialise in water based oil landscapes limited to 10 attendees. If you wish to attend please e mail Mrs Linda Butlin firstname.lastname@example.org to book a place
July 15th to 19th Monday to Friday untutored holiday in Dolgellau, 7 rooms have been booked at the Royal Ship Hotel, Dolgellau tel:- 01341 422209 four nights Monday 15th to Friday 19th July 3 twin and 4 double the charge for each room will be £328.12, B&B please book direct to secure a room mentioning Mrs. Tina Edwards and the Clwydian Art Society. It is a chance to enjoy good company along. Painting and drawing as much as you would like to undertake. Spend time with your friends or go off on your own and meet up for dinner in the evenings
August 8th Thursday meet a Finn y Parc 11.am view exhibition by Welsh Women, Lluned Rhys Parr, Sarah Carvell, Seren Morgan Jones, after lunch the day will continue with en plein air painting / sketching
September 5th Thursday 2 – 4.30 to be decided
September 21st Saturday 10.30 – 3.30 workshop tutored by Nigel Morris Lino cuts Number of attendees limited to 10
October 5th 10.30 – 3.30 Saturday workshop tutored Big Skies, Sunsets and Sunrises by Sue Farrington with oils
October 24th Thursday 2-4.30 to be decided
November 21st Thursday 2 – 4.30 critique on work carried out 2019
December 5th Thursday Christmas luncheon Dinorben Arms Bodfari
The above programme is not complete yet. More events will be added as the year progresses.
Clwydian Art Society 59th Annual Exhibition
Theatr Clwyd 1st. to 27 th April 2019
Conditions of entry :-
1. All work must be original, copies are not acceptable. Only work by paid up members will be accepted.No work previously exhibited in the Society’s exhibition will be accepted
2. All work must be framed and mirror plated these should be attached centrally on each side with protecting tape across screws on mirror plates
3. 2 works per member may be submitted no size restriction.
4. Entrance fee £4.00 per item
5. Each work must be clearly labelled with a tag long enough to hang to the front
With the Artists name, Title, Medium, and Price. (When pricing take the commission into consideration) 30% commission will be charged.
6. Although care is taken with all works the Clwydian Art Society cannot accept responsibility for loss or any damage to work. In the event of accidental damage, please be aware that insurance of your property is your own responsibility
7. Details on the entrance form can’t be altered once once submitted
8. Handing in day at Theatr Clwyd Monday 1st April 2019 10.00 to 10.30 am
9. Collection day at Theatr Clwyd Friday 27th April 2019
Please send the completed form, together with a cheque to :-
Mrs Linda Butlin, Cartref Segrwyd Isa Lawnt Denbigh LL16 4SU
To arrive no later than 1st March 2019
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Clwydian Art Society 59 th Annual exhibition Theatr Clwyd 1st to 27th April
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14 th February T Gwynn Williams gave a very interesting presentation on Drawings by Leonardo Da Vinci giving members an insight to Leonardo’s life and works. The Afternoon was to give an insight to the Leonardos drawings being exhibited in 12 cities through out the country, the exhibitions un until May. The afternoon was supported by 14 members., and enjoyed by all.
4th April James Eccleston tutored an afternoon of portraiture, the afternoon progressed with James giving us the fundamentals of portraiture which was enjoyed by all present, the session was embraced with much enthusiasm by the members with good work being undertaken. . It was decided to hold another afternoon of portraiture on Thursday afternoon the 25th April when members could put into practice all that had been learnt.
We also welcomed 2 new artists to the afternoon, we look forward to their return.