Friday Evenings

Monthly talks and demonstrations by professional artists take place throughout the autumn and winter months on Friday evenings from 7pm to 9pm at the Teignmouth Heritage Centre, French Street. Arrive between 6:30 and 7pm as the entry door is locked at 7pm. Free for members and £3 for visitors. Please bring your membership card with you as there will be new members on the door.

20 September 2019 — Richard Thorn, Watercolour, Atmospheric River and Woodland.
This local artist has amassed an international following through his successful exhibitions across the UK, with paintings of countryside, coasts and the Mediterranean. His skills include creating the effect of “the sun dancing across the water like no other”. Richard’s work can be viewed on

25 October — Greg Mason, Landscape with Acrylics, with particular emphasis on how to create a strong composition and capture the energy of the subject without getting lost in the detail. Greg may be known to some of you representing Devon as a finalist both on Sky Landscape Artist of the Year, and Portrait artist of the Year. He is a BA Hons and member of SWAc. Greg is also well known for his paintings from life

15 November — Gregory Wellman, Acrylic  Portraiture from Photographs.
Another Devon based artist, well known for his landscapes, portraiture and paintings portraying his experiences in Africa. He is also a Professional Associate and Tutor for the Society for All Artists.
Gregory aims to demonstrate how, with a few applications, it is possible to paint a portrait from a photograph and bring it to life 

16 November, 10am to 4:30pm — Gregory Wellman, Portraiture from Photographs. Gregory will follow his Friday demonstration with a Saturday workshop at Holcombe Village Hall. The application form is here.