Each Thursday during the autumn, winter and spring months, PEDAS members meet for evening sessions to learn more about art techniques. These are usually active practical sessions. We meet at St. Aldhelm's Academy,
Herbert Ave, Poole, BH12 4HS, 7-9pm

Please try to arrive a little before 7pm, so we can start promptly. Members £3, visitors £5. BMOYC - bring materials of your choice
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How to get there
Poole & East Dorset Art Society
Thursday Sessions
10th January 2019:
Revitalise your Drawing
Trish Jubb leads a drawing session for people of any ability. A lively session to break away from old habits, relax and enjoy the process. Trish suggests bringing plenty of paper, ideally A3, and a range of things to draw with, although she will probably bring some materials too.



17th January:
Teresa Fraser-Nash, Clay Sculpture Demo
Following last term's very popular demonstration, Teresa returns to show us how the proportions of the human head change through life from toddlerhood to old age. Nothing to bring – just watch and ask questions.



24th January:
Burlesque dancer, Annabel (Foxy La Belle) will dance to music for a while and then stay still for some of the session. A second clothed model will be posing in room two so we have a choice of subjects. BMOYC



31st January:
Shared still-life
Bring in interesting, exciting-shaped & coloured items, fruit, ceramics, potted plants, etc. to set up a communal arrangement on tables in the middle of the room… also fabric to enhance. Paint or draw. BMOYC



7th February:
Andrew Hope Drawing session using mannequins and different lighting situations. More info to follow




14th February:
Life drawing model in one room/ longer study of clothed model in second room for those who wish to paint or draw.
BMOYC




21st February:
Julie Herring
Subtle colour studies of natural objects. More info to follow




28th February:
Joan Scott leads a session on collage and mixed media. A demo followed by members having a go. More info & list of materials to follow



7th March:
Erosion
Penny Wilton demonstrates materials & techniques to help us prepare for the PEDAS Spring Exhibition. More info to follow

14th March:
Life drawing (Samantha) in one room/ longer study of clothed seated model (Annabel) in other room,
BMOYC

21st March:
"Irresistable Watercolour"
Abi Kremer shows us how to use watercolour with a range of resists, on the theme of urban wasteland, for example: building/demolition sites, scrapyards etc.
List of materials to follow

28th March:
Clay Sculpture Demo.
Teresa Fraser-Nash. Following last year's very popular demonstration, Teresa returns to show us how the proportions of the human head change through life from toddlerhood to old age. Nothing to bring – just watch and ask questions.

4th April:
Portraits with Tony Paul.
This portrait session will be in any drawing medium using 25 minute poses and working on a reasonably small scale. It is designed to encourage you to look at the essence of the head's structure without worrying about fine detail. Individual tuition will be given. Bring drawing materials, paper and a drawing board.

11th April:
Life Drawing

18th April:
Mono printing/collage with Helen Talbot.
Details to follow








2019 Winter/Spring Sessions