Hoylake Art Group, My first modelling assignment!!

Graham Thew December 13, 2019

Had a lovely afternoon with the H.A.G.s (Hoylake Art group) they had said they wanted to do people. I remembered a class we had done at Art School where you start a drawing of a model and after two/three minutes move on to the place next to you and carry on with the picture there….Read More »

Liverpool Urban Sketchers

Graham Thew

Spent a happy Saturday Morning with L.U.S. at the Metropolitan Cathedral. It’s nice to pop along where I’m not expected to organise or take any lead role, fun to just sketch and chat to friendly faces I have known over the years and to meet some of the army of new sketchers. The weather was…Read More »

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.