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's Demonstrations and Workshops planned during 2019 are :

Date Day Society/Location Subject
Jan 25 Fri South Downs Art Group (Storrington) 9:45 - 3:30 Pen & Wash Workshop : Landscape with Buildings (e.g. castles)
Mar 9 Sat Woking Adult Learning Centre (10-3:30) Drawing & Painting : Animals in Watercolour & Pastel
Jun 8 Sat Woking Adult Learning Centre (10-3:30) Watercolour : Drawing & Painting People in the Landscape
Aug 19 Mon Guildford Adult Learning Centre (10-3:30) Watercolour - A Coastal Scene in Pen & Watercolour


Maggie's Demonstrations and Workshops held during 2018 were :

Date Day Society/Location Subject

Jan 16
Tue Leatherhead Art Club Demonstration : Pen & Wash : Boats & Harbours
Feb 3 Sat Woking Adult Learning Centre Workshop : Watercolour with added charcoal and pastel
Mar 10 Sat Camberley Adult L.C. Workshop : Watercolour : Painting Striking Portraits
Apr 7 Sat Guildford Art Society Workshop : Watercolour with Pastel (A Garden Scene)
Apr 20 Fri Brookwood Art Society Workshop : Portrait


Maggie's 2017 Demonstrations included those shown here :

Date Day Society/Location Subject
Jan 18 Wed Runnymede Art Society Demonstration : Pen & wash
Mar 11 Sat Woking Adult Learning Centre Pastel Portraits of Animals
Mar 18 Sat Camberley Adult Learning Centre Watercolour : impressionistic landscape
May 9 Tue Byfleet Art Society Watercolour : buildings in landscape
Jun 10 Sat Camberley Adult Learning Centre Pen & Wash : seascapes
Oct 7 Sat Cranleigh Arts & Crafts Society Watercolour with Pastel : subject tba
Oct 27 Fri South Downs Art Society Pen & Wash : buildings


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

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

PORTRAIT IN OILS - ZOE


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.