Talks Programme

2018

September 14 Loosening up and letting go – A demo by Jennifer Robson
This evening is going to show a drawing masterclass by artist Jennifer Robson who has been involved with the McManus Gallery and D’arcy Thomson Museum here in Dundee. She will bring back the joy of drawing in various mediums building confidence and creativity.

October 19 Painting and other things! – An audience with Jim Lindsay
Jim is a professional artist and a past president of the society. Tonight he will talk about his journey through the world of art with the aid of things which have inspired his works of commercial art, design and fine art, through to 3 dimensional works of art.

November 16 How to paint the movement of the sea and sky – A demo by Tom Barron
Tom Barron is a professional artist working in oil. With his love of Scotland and its islands Tom will demonstrate his very individual style which captures the evocative moments of time and tide.

2019
January 18 Tales of our city’s dark history –  A talk by Dark Dundee
The company Dark Dundee is involved with taking walking tours around our city telling of its sometimes very dark and intriguing past! So coming in from the cold in January they will take us on a verbal tour through our city. So sit back and enjoy an evening of tales and mystery.

February 22 3D Expression in fabric – A demo and talk from Lynda Marshall
Lynda Marshall is an artist working in many mediums and she will be showing how to take the journey from 2 dimensions into 3! She will show some of her own work which illustrates this amazing creative process with natural colours and dyes.

March 22 A Drawing Inclination – A demo by Stan Clementsmith
If it’s fun, you can’t be serious’. Stan is a professional artist who tutors our Wednesday evening class and is going to give an introduction to the ways and means of refreshing and refurbishing the drawing inclination from his personal approach.

April 19 Where to draw the Line! – A demo by Linda Brownlee
Linda is a member of the society with a very individual style using pen and ink and collage to capture the evocative feeling of still life and the human figure. It all starts with the creative line.

May 17 Expressive Oil Painting – A Demo by Martin Hill
In this demonstration, Dundee based artist Martin Hill will work wet-on-wet showing his technique which is characterised by his loose handling of paint and his expressive brush work. Martin is being hailed as ‘one of Scotland’s most exciting young painters’.