August 7, 2020

Painting Challenge/ Painting Techniques and Ideas

It has been great seeing the results of your labours on our Facebook and WhatsApp pages. We conclude our divisionism theme this week by looking at the work of Jean Metzinger. He is better known for his cubist work, but I...

July 10, 2020

I have been looking at the paintings of Matthew Smith who was a British artist working in the early / middle part of the last century. He was greatly influenced by the Fauves. He was great favourite of a friend of mine when I was at the RA Schools, and I’ve always like...

October 13, 2018

October 12, 2018

Members of WKAG visited the John Moores Painting Prize 2018 at the Walker Gallery on 26th September, 2018. We determined that we would each select our own ‘best painting’ and least favourite paintings from the show. Later over coffee we took some time to assess our win...

May 5, 2018

On Monday we concluded our colour project and completed Painting Challenge 8. 

I thought that the work produced over the three weeks was excellent and it was interesting to note how previous challenges have influenced the way we approached this project.
During the s...

April 26, 2018

At the start of the Challenge we started looking at painting as a process about making marks and gestures, and we determined that as a starting point we would use the idea of an opening or aperture to get us going. We then incorporated collage techniques into our work,...

March 3, 2018

On Monday we began Painting Challenge 7 looking at painting as a process in itself to generate images and progress studies. I really enjoyed the session and the work that was produced was great. We worked tonally with marks and gestures bearing in mind that the project...

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