Some of the results from the Ceramics Day with Karen Stott. Karen guided members through the rudiments of handling clay, and glazing.
Pottery Dog by Audrey Drynan
By Allan White
Members engaged in sketching/painting one of two members of the Shipley Gallery staff
who kindly agreed to sit for us on our portrait day 13th January 2017. The Shipley put the
main gallery at our disposal for the duration of the afternoon. Photo A White
Society Chairman, Allan White, presenting a Life Membership certificate to Joe McGregor
in recognition of his work for the Society as secretary, member and artist over many years.
Joe and his partner Irene recently resigned from the Society having moved away from the area.
The certificate was presented at the Christmas Party on December 23rd 2016 Photo J Fulthorpe
Clare Money Demonstation
On the 25th September 2015 Clare Money was again at the Shipley Art Gallery. This time Clare was asked to demonstrate painting a portrait using pastels. As can be seen below, Clare painted an excellent portrait of Society Chairman, Allan White. While Clare was painting she gave a running commentary describing the methods she uses when painting with pastels.
Photos J McGregor
Making a Start Half way there Watched by Allan, Clare applies the finishing touches.
The finished portrait