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' demonstrations and workshops planned for 2020 include:

Date & Time Society/Location Subject
Saturday
February 29th
10:30-14:45
Lord Pirbright's Hall (Clubroom) Workshop : Portrait / Figure with Live Model
Saturday
April 18th
10:30-14:45
Lord Pirbright's Hall (Clubroom) Workshop : Landscape Painting with Acrylic Inks
Thursday
August 6th
10:00-15:30
Summer4You - Guildford Adult Learning Centre Workshop : A Garden Scene in Pen & Watercolour
Friday
October 30th
9:45-15:30
South Downs Art Group
Trinity Methodist Centre
Storrington
Workshop : subject & medium TBA
Wednesday
November 25th
14:00-16:00
Henfield Art Club
Henfield Halls
BN5 9BD
Demonstration : A Garden Scene in Watercolour with Pastel


Maggie's Demonstrations and Workshops held during 2019 were:

Date Day Society/Location Subject
Jan 25 Fri South Downs Art Group (Storrington) Pen & Wash Workshop : Landscape with Buildings (e.g. castles)
Mar 9 Sat Woking Adult Learning Centre Drawing & Painting : Animals in Watercolour & Pastel
Jun 8 Sat Woking Adult Learning Centre Watercolour : Drawing & Painting People in the Landscape
Aug 19 Mon Guildford Adult Learning Centre Watercolour - A Coastal Scene in Pen & Watercolour

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
  • Leatherhead Art Club
  • Byfleet Art Group
  • Guildford Art Society
  • Cranleigh Arts & Crafts Society

PORTRAIT IN OILS - ZOE

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


As well as at Art Clubs and Societies, Maggie occasionally demonstrates at her regular classes and at Pirbright Art Club meetings. 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.