Saturday 18th November: Illustrated talk about the Life and Work of the late

Middlesbrough artist David Mulholland, by Peter McCarthy and Tom French

St Cuthberts Church Hall, Marton: 1pm – 4pm

Peter McCarthy, assisted by Tom French (a fellow artist), will be giving an illustrated talk about the life and work of the late Middlesbrough artist David Mulholland. Peter will bring some of the books he has written about David Mulholland that will be available to purchase.


Saturday 25th November: Geoff Hewitt – Charcoal and white acrylic figure drawing

demonstration and workshop

Kirkby Church Hall: 11.00am – 12.30pm demonstration

1pm – 4pm workshop

Geoff Hewitt is an experienced painter, illustrator and teacher who has exhibited widely in group shows including RA, RBSA, LG and overseas and in his own one-man exhibitions. He will be demonstrating his figure drawing techniques using charcoal and white acrylic paint. He will then run a charcoal drawing and white acrylics workshop in the afternoon.

All welcome for the demonstration – members free, guests £5

Members, please book a place for the afternoon workshop.


Saturday 9th December: Paul Talbot Greaves, Colour Harmonies and Echoes

full day workshop

Hutton Rudby Village Hall: 10am – 4pm

Paul Talbot-Greaves is an artist, author and tutor who captures moods of the landscape environment. At this workshop he will focus on using colour harmonies and echoes to lead the eye around our paintings. The day will include some colour theory work with a full acrylic demonstration showing how to unify a painting through colour and ending with beautiful colour echoes. You can work in the medium of your choice. www.talbot-greaves.com

Paul will demonstrate many techniques and provide tutoring support during the workshop.

Members, please book a place for the workshop. Places are limited to a maximum of 15 and will be allocated on a first come basis. The cost for members is £10.


Saturday 16th December: Barbara Renton-Wood – Mixed media landscapes demonstration

Kirkby Church Hall: 1pm – 4pm

Barbara Renton-Wood is an experienced local artist and a member of Leven Art Society. Barbara uses textures, mixed media and watercolours to create energising vibrant industrial scenes and local landscapes.


Barbara will be demonstrating her approach to mixed media landscapes creating a painting inspired by a local scene.

All welcome for the demonstration – members free, guests £5


Workshop information

Detailed information on what to expect and what to bring will be sent out nearer the time and specifically sent by email to all those who have booked a place at a workshop.

This Programme will also be on our Leven Art Society Facebook page and on our Leven Art Society website. www.levenart.org

Booking arrangements

Please book by email to Sylvia Ross: armanimick@hotmail.com

If you have booked a place and find that you are not able to attend, please can you let Sylvia Ross know so that we can offer your place to another member on the reserve waiting list. All bookings will be made on a first come basis.

Where there is a cost, please pay by BACs to Leven Art Society and make sure you put your name or initials and workshop date as the reference. Leven Art Society Bank codes are

Bank details: Leven Art Society

Sort code: 55-61-02

Account code: 07659547

Alternatively, you can send a cheque made payable to Leven Art Society.

Helping at workshops

Many thanks to everyone who has helped at our workshops this year. This is very much appreciated. If you can arrive early to help set up and / or stay on at the end to help tidy up this is very welcome.

All welcome

We look forward to seeing you all.                                                                     Leven Art Society: August 2023