Demo’s for D.A.G. and Magenta

Graham Thew November 15, 2019

I enjoyed presenting demonstrations for both D.A.G.(Deeside Art Group) and the Magenta art groups this week. I was delighted to be asked in by both. D.A.G. are a very high profile art group on the Wirral with an active and enthusiastic membership. They have a regular Saturday afternoon Demo for the members. I was a…Read More »

W.I. Heswall, workshop morning.

Graham Thew November 13, 2019

Lovely morning with a group of enthusiastic Artists from Heswall W.I. The workshop was held at the “Barn” in Heswall, they have an upstairs room which is ideal for a group of up 15. I did a couple of demo’s of fish and fruit in watercolour using different techniques and then unleashed the  ladies  to…Read More »

“Urban Sketching Workshop” Williamson Art Gallery

Graham Thew

I recently ran an Urban sketching Workshop at the Williamson Art Gallery. The day went well and I was lucky to have a group of very attentive and enthusiastic attendees. We worked through various drawing techniques,  the fun really started however with the group sketches, amazing sketches produced in short periods (10-15 mins) with the…Read More »

“Memories” picture, street scene for Julie and Martin

Graham Thew August 13, 2019

This week I popped along to Julie and Martin’s to present their “Memories” watercolour commissioned by them in advance of their wedding next year. The main theme is the shops which various members of the family have owned over the years, all linked together in an imagined street scene. It was great fun putting the…Read More »

Urban Sketching Workshop days October and November

Graham Thew August 1, 2019

I am pleased to say I am running a couple of workshop days at the Williamson Art Gallery on Saturdays,  the 5th of October and 16th November. Each day will have much the same content: Tuition will be in basic drawing and sketching skills. In addition I will be  covering the choice of materials, techniques…Read More »

A Winter’s Lane

Graham Thew July 12, 2019

Just finished a commission for a couple who live over in Yorkshire. they wanted a picture of them walking in the snow with their two black Labradors. Pleased with the final picture (see below) and hear that they are hanging it in pride of place in their new home.  

Art in the Algarve

Graham Thew July 7, 2019

I have just returned from spending a very enjoyable 6 days in Olhao Portugal researching the art holiday I hope to run next year.(3rd to the 10th June) met many nice people both on the course that was just finishing and the course that started on Wednesday. Thanks to everybody for letting me fall in…Read More »

New “Memories” picture completed, “Dave’s picture”

Graham Thew July 1, 2019

Following my appearance on “Home is Where the Art is”  (BBC) I have been pleased to receive a number of commissions for the same type of watercolour that I did for the buyers on the show. This latest is a picture commissioned by a family for their dad who was having an important “landmark birthday”…Read More »

” Breathing Spaces” a weekend of Urban Sketching

Graham Thew

We have just enjoyed Wirral Urban Sketchers’ first three day event! I worked with Wirral Borough Council, the Birkenhead Park World Heritage Project, and the Borough of Culture team to set up the 3 days of sketching and drawing in and around the park.  I also managed to get support from Cass Art who donated…Read More »