MAGGIE READ

ARTIST · TUTOR · DEMONSTRATOR


DEMONSTRATIONS & WORKSHOPS

Maggie regularly demonstrates and runs workshops to art clubs and societies. She is happy to discuss your club's requirements and to tailor a workshop or demonstration to your members' needs.

Maggie's Demonstrations and Workshops for 2017 and 2018 are shown here :

Date Day Society/Location Subject
2017      
Jan 18 Wed Runnymede Art Society Demonstration : Pen & wash
Mar 11 Sat Woking Adult Learning Centre Pastel Portraits of Animals
Mar 18 Sat Camberley Adult Learning Centre Watercolour : impressionistic landscape
May 9 Tue Byfleet Art Society Watercolour : buildings in landscape
Jun 10 Sat Camberley Adult Learning Centre Pen & Wash : seascapes
Oct 7 Sat Cranleigh Arts & Crafts Society Watercolour with Pastel : subject tba
Oct 27 Fri South Downs Art Society Pen & Wash : buildings
2018      
Jan 16 Tue Leatherhead Art Club Demonstration : Pen & Wash : Boats & Harbours
Feb 3 Sat Woking Adult Learning Centre Workshop : Watercolour with added charcoal and pastel
Feb 16 Fri Brookwood Art Society Workshop : Portrait (media tba)
Mar 10 Sat Camberley Adult L.C. Workshop : Watercolour : Painting Striking Portraits
Apr 14 Sat Guildford Art Society Workshop : Watercolour with Pastel (subject tba)


Maggie's 2016 Demonstrations included those shown here :

Date Day Society/Location Subject
Mar 12 Sat Woking Adult Learning Centre Workshop : Harbour Scenes in Pen & Wash
Apr 4 Mon Woking Adult Learning Centre Watercolour & Pastels : Gardens / Allotments
May 14 Sat Woking Adult Learning Centre Workshop : Still Life Study in Watercolour
Jun 4 Sat Downland Art Society Walberton Watercolour & Pastels : Gardens / Allotments
Jun 10 Fri Brookwood Art Society Demo : Impressionistic Landscape in Acrylics
Jun 22 Wed Downland Art Society, Walberton Follow-up Workshop
Oct 8 Sat Fleet & District Art Society Demo : Watercolour & Pastels, Gardens / Figures
Oct 15 Sat Arun Art Society (Ferring) Worthing Demo : Watercolour & Pastels, Allotments
Oct 24 Mon Runnymede Art Club Demo : Pen & Wash : Seascapes
Nov 11 Fri South Downs Art Group Storrington Workshop : Impressionist Still-Life : Acrylics


Previous subjects for demonstrations and workshops include :
  • Seascape in Watercolour with added Pastel
  • Venice Scenes in Watercolour with added Pastel
  • Portrait in Pastel (from photographs)
  • Portrait in Charcoal (from live model)
  • Seascape with Figures in Pen and Wash
  • Impressionistic Still Life - Watercolour
  • Boats and Harbours - Pen and Wash
  • An Allotment Scene - Watercolour and Pastel
  • Spring or Autumn Still-Life in Pen and Wash
  • Animals - Pastels
  • Portraits in Water-Mixable Oils (from photographs or live model)

Any of the above demonstrations can be followed up with a workshop

Maggie has previously demonstrated to the following Art Clubs and Societies :

  • Woking Art Society
  • Brookwood Art Society
  • Virginia Water Art Society
  • Redhill/ Reigate Art Club
  • Henfield Art Club
  • South Downs Art Society
  • Frimley and Camberley Society of Arts
  • Padstow Art Group
  • Downland Art Society
  • Fleet Art Society
  • Arun Art Society
  • Runnymede Art Society

A demonstration showing the various stages of building a portrait in water-mixable oils :

Zoe Stage 1 Zoe Stage 2 Zoe Stage 3 Zoe Stage 4 Zoe Stage 5

PORTRAIT IN OILS - ZOE


As well as Art Clubs and Societies, Maggie demonstrates every week at most of her regular classes and at Pirbright Art Club. From drawing skills, such as line, shape, perspective and tone to painting in a variety of different media including watercolour, pastels, acrylics and oils - most media are covered.