Maggie demonstrates and runs workshops for art clubs and societies. She is happy to discuss your club's requirements and tailor a workshop or demonstration to your members' needs. She is also experienced in pre-selection or judging at art club exhibitions.

Demonstrations and Workshops - Autumn 2020:

  • October 10th Saturday    Woking Adult Learning Centre  10 - 3.30  Workshop - Artists Soft Pastels - Sunsets & Silhouettes  (To be confirmed depending on updates from Surrey County Council )

  • November 7th Saturday Guildford Adult Learning Centre  10 - 3.30  Workshop - Watercolour & Coloured Inks - Fruit & Flowers   (To be confirmed depending on updates from Surrey County Council)

  • November 25th Wednesday Henfield Art Club, Henfield Halls  BN5 9DB  2 - 4pm  Demo - A Garden Scene in Watercolour with Pastel 


  Subjects for demonstrations and workshops include: 

  • Seascape in Watercolour with added Pastel

  • Venice Scene 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

  • Autumn Still-Life in Pen and Wash

  • Animals in Landscape - Acrylics 

  • Landscape in Sunset - Acrylic Inks (see image)

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



A demonstration showing the various stages of a painting in pastels

As well as at Art Clubs and Societies, Maggie demonstrates at her weekly classes and at Pirbright Art Club meetings. From drawing skills - including compostion; line; shape; perspective and tone - to painting techniques in a wide variety of media, including watercolour, pastels, acrylics; inks and water-mixable oils.

Maggie Read : 07977 552780

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