Demonstrations are given by professional artists.  Subject matter and media are wide ranging and are designed to cover all tastes.

Forthcoming Demonstrations

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Previous Demonstrations

A visit to Borneo in Acrylics – Barry Kavanagh – 25 October 2011

Barry gave us a great demonstration of a jungle scene in green.  He has very kindly donated the picture to the Society to be raffled at some future date.

Reflections, techniques in various media –
Alison C Board – Tuesday 31 May 2011 

Alison C Board gave a very informative demonstration on convincing reflections using an image of the mill at Sturminster Newton.  This was held on Tuesday 31 May 2011 and we were delighted to welcome many visitors to the demonstration.

Batik Techniques on Paper – Deborah Vallance – Tuesday 29 March 2011

Deborah Vallance demonstrated batik techniques on Tuesday 29 March and generated a huge array of exciting images.

Monochrome painting workshop – Barry Kavanagh  – Tuesday 26 October 2010

Using a monochrome image, Barry Kavanagh held a speed painting workshop for EDBAS Members and Associates on Tuesday 26 October 2010 which was enjoyed by all.

Pastel Demonstration – Graham Oliver – Tuesday 1 June 2010

We had an excellent demonstration on pastel techniques, composition and excecution by Graham Oliver which was very well attended.  Again, feedback from those who attended was very complimentary.

Night Scene in Poole – Barry Kavanagh – Tuesday 27 October 2009

Barry Kavanagh held a brilliant demonstration and painted “A night scene of Poole town” in acrylics (see below).  It was then raffled at the end of the evening and there is now a very proud and privileged owner of this beautiful painting!

@ Barry Kavanagh

Botanical Art Demonstration – Sally Pinhey – Tuesday 26 May 2009

We’ve just had a superb “hi tech” demonstration of botanical water colour techniques by Sally Pinhey using digital microscopes and computers.  This was to a packed audience at our new venue in the Upton Community Centre, Upton, Poole.  The feedback from those who attended was extremely complimentary.

Acrylics, Pastels and Collage – Alison C Board – Tuesday 17 February 2009


We had an inspiring demonstration to a full house by Alison C Board on acrylic, pastel, and collage techniques.

Thought Processes for Composition and Style Development – Abi Kremer – Tuesday 28 October 2008

The art club had a wonderful talk that included delving into abstract art, exploring our passion for art and music, and the wonders of serendipity!


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