Audrey has arranged the following sketching trips
June 14th – Birstwith Hall
July 5th – Low Hall
August 9th – Old Sleningford Hall
Members to meet at 10:30 am at the venue with art gear, seat, and picnic.
Get together at 1pm for a lunch break, followed by sketching again in the afternoon.
Please contact Audrey to let her know if you intend to go and to get directions.
The Spring Exhibition 2021 is now online.
There are 106 images of members’ work including paintings, sketches, prints and photographs. Click > Spring Exhibition2021
Zoom demonstrations for members only.
Tracey Krupianka – A flower painting in liquid acrylic on 6th April. Images are on display in the news blog.
Mark Warner – Acrylic moorland landscape demonstration on 8th June. Recording available to view on request.
Rebecca de Mendonca – Pastel Dales landscape on 6th July
Ian Scott Massie – Watercolour “Buildings in the landscape” on 3rd August
• Monthly Meetings
The indoor meetings have been suspended during the restrictions.
• Monthly drawing/painting project
Images of members’ artworks are being displayed in the news blog and included in the monthly newsletter.
The latest subject is “Flowers and blossoms” with contributions due 20th June.
Previous subjects displayed in the news blog:
May 2021 “Doorways“
April 2021 “Food“
March 2021 “Arrival of Spring“
February 2021 “Self Portrait“
January 2021 “View from my window“
December 2020 “Christmas cards”
November 2020 “Autumn”
October 2020 subject was Lockdown
September 2020 “Harvest”
August 2020 “Sheep”
• Exhibition of members’ artworks online – Can be viewed on the link on the exhibitions page.
Spring 2021 – There were 107 images of artworks and photographs.
Summer 2020 – This had 108 images.
Spring May 2020 online exhibition, Members submitted 152 images.
Images from the past seven exhibitions can also be viewed.
• News Blog Click on > News blog for images and comments from recent events.
• Facebook Group
The club has a public Facebook Group. Club members can join to post or comment. Facebook group > https://www.facebook.com/groups/250674068744923/
Life drawing at No 6 studio – The studios have reopened for booked events under covid controls.
These run monthly on Sundays, 10:00 to 3:30. There is no tutor but we all help and support each other and it is very good for your drawing skills! If you are interested please contact Janet Hutsby@btinternet.com or phone her on 01423 772651.
See the calendar of events at No. 6 studio numbersix.
NiddArt Trail 2020
The NiddArt Trail will run online during August 2021 featuring artists and makers in the Nidderdale and surrounding areas. Some venues may be open depending on restrictions in August. Details of the online event can be seen on the website > www.niddart.org.uk/
The following venues may be running events – please check
Just Makers, The Clock Tower, Ripley Castle, Ripley HG3 3AY
See website for planned workshops > www.justmakers.co.uk/
Tel 01423 772903 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
David Hockney at Cartwright Hall – Permanent exhibition telling the story of his life as an artist and the influence he has had on many areas of culture
Colin Swinton – Watercolour painting courses
To find out what courses are planned phone (evening only) 01423 331 390 or email
See what else is happening in Nidderdale
• No.6 Nidderdale Visual Arts = click > numbersix
• Upper Niddderdale Landscape Partnership – Click > uppernidderdale.org.uk
• Nidderdale Guide – Click > nidderdale.co.uk