NOTTINGHAM
ART
GROUP

Upcoming Events

Shades of Expression: Tonal Drawing Meetup

Shades of Expression: Tonal Drawing Meetup

Saturday 01 June
Arboretum - 1pm - 2 Hours
Emily Mckie
Discover the secrets to bringing your drawings to life with our expert-led workshop focused on mastering depth and dimension. Delve into the nuances of shadow and tone to elevate your artwork to new heights of realism and impact.

Under the guidance of a seasoned artist, you'll learn the essential techniques of tonal drawing, from grasping the subtleties of value contrast to enhancing your compositions. This workshop will equip you with the skills to develop a rich tonal range, build striking contrasts, and simplify your composition for a clean, eye-catching result.

Join us and unlock the potential of your artistry with the power of light and dark.
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£24      
Vivid Visions: Still Life Drawing with Coloured Pencils Meetup

Vivid Visions: Still Life Drawing with Coloured Pencils Meetup

Saturday 22 June
Arboretum - 1pm - 2 Hours
Emily Mckie
Embark on a creative journey in our upcoming event, where participants will delve into the art of drawing still life. Uncover the foundational skill of understanding proportions, a crucial element that serves as the gateway to anatomical accuracy in your artwork. This session will guide you through the nuances of capturing the essence of still life, emphasizing the importance of proportions as the key to unlocking the intricacies of anatomical correctness in your drawings. Join us and cultivate your artistic prowess as you master the fundamental principles that bring life and authenticity to your still life compositions.
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£24      
ABOUT NOTTINGHAM
ART
GROUP
Come along to our meetups to improve your art in a relaxed and social atmosphere, and under the guidance of a professional instructor. Complete beginners to experienced artists all welcome.

Our 2 hour meetups are held in a different location each time, usually outdoors.

Bring your own materials which can be anything from pencils or pastels, to watercolour or oils.

If you are a complete beginner all you need to start are a couple of good drawing pencils, a rubber, and a drawing pad.

Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to experienced artists. The instructor is there to help everyone.

The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

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Our meetups and classes are limited to a max of 12 people
ARTISTS
Emily Mckie
Hello I am 20 year old traditional artist specialising in still life nature artwork ranging from flowers and trees to food and objects. I have been engaging in art related activities for 4 years, I am hoping to be able to share my experience and techniques with other people also interested in improving.
PHOTOS
Nottingham Art Group
2024-03-18
Title or Location: It's a Working Man I Am
Done in Pastel from a little sketch I did when I worked down the mine.
Credit: David Wharton
Facebook: David Wharton
Instagram: wharton8241

Nottingham Art Group
2024-03-18
Title or Location: Capela do Senhor da Pedra
Pastel on sanded paper 29,7X21The Capela do Senhor da Pedra is located on Praia de Miramar, in Gulpilhares, in the Municipality of Vila Nova de Gaia, District of Porto, in Portugal.It was built on a rock next to the sea in 1763.June 17, 1763, date of foundation of the Capela do Senhor da PedraIt is believed that the origin of the cult in the Capela do Senhor da Pedra may have its origins in an ancient pagan cult, of a naturalistic nature, of pre-Christian peoples, whose deities were vene
Credit: Jose Borges
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/josefrancisco.borges.3
Fresno Art Group
2024-05-20
Nottingham Art Group
2024-03-11
Title or Location: A winter's walk
Acrylic on paper 30 X 40 cmA lone walker enjoying the crisp air on a sunny winter's day on a path to our local woods.
Credit: Gary Kirby
Instagram: @garykirbyart

Buffalo Art Group
2024-05-20
Nottingham Art Group
2024-03-08
Title or Location: The Outhouse
Little Airbnb I stayed in whilst I looked for a home, The owner was having cancer treatment and I thought it would cheer her up, it?s now on the wall inside The Outhouse in Melbourne.
Credit: Georgie Ng
Buffalo Art Group
2024-05-20

Nottingham Art Group
2024-02-26
Title or Location: Highland Cow
With this piece I was just starting on my journey with watercolours, and decided to do a cute little highland cow, and this is how it turned out! Might do some more in the future!
Credit: Kathryn Barrett
Facebook: Kathryn Barrett
Buffalo Art Group
2024-05-19
Nottingham Art Group
2024-02-21
Title or Location: Charles Chaplin in The Kid.
Inspired by a visit to the kinema in the woods at Woodhall Spa.
Credit: David Wharton
Facebook: David wharton
Instagram: Wharton8241

Grand Rapids Art Group
2024-05-21
Title or Location: Sherman
I love this style of art. I thought Sherman my 3 year old basset hound would look great in color it suits his personality.
Credit: aj bloom
Belfast Art Group
2024-05-20
Title or Location: Lola
A portrait of the cutest little cocker Spaniel in pastels on velour.
Credit: Nicola Coogan
Facebook: Nicola Coogan Art
Instagram: nicolacooganart
Liverpool Art Group
2024-05-19
Title or Location: Lion
This was my first attempt at scraperboard and I was trying to create a picture with dramatic lighting that would make the most of the medium. As it turned out, a lot of the board was left black and untouched to represent the shadows, so it was easier than I thought!
Credit: Ian Newland
Facebook: iansportraitart
Instagram: @newlandi

Cincinnati Art Group
2024-05-18
Title or Location: Cincinnati OH
I created this illustration to spread happiness, mindfulness, and joy. A woman is holding a cup of coffee to signify a beginning of the day and the importance of setting your mind to positive vibes.
Credit: Olga Smith
Facebook: Olgagolybika
Instagram: OlgaSmithArt
Miami Art Circle
2024-05-17
Title or Location: Taking Sanctuary
This is a small boat which was beached in order to avoid an offshore storm.
Credit: David Haley
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DavidHaley.Art/
Belfast Art Group
2024-05-17
Title or Location: Inis Meain
We visited Inis Meain off the west coast of Ireland in 2017 and this cow was just down the road from the hotel where we were staying, so I just had to paint it! This image was painted with Acrylic inks on illustration board.
Credit: Paul Coughlan

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