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Demos and Workshops

Previous Demo  given by visiting Artists and Workshop give by members of the group


Andrew Moodie

Pastels  Demo 


His first love still remains pastels which he has used since his childhood.  He often painted landscape of rolling hills and moors of the Yorkshire Dales on the doorstep of Harrogate, where he now lives.

He took us through the process of how he uses pastels to capture amazing moments in time, creating depth,light, shadow and movement. 

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Lucy Best-Shaw


Originally from Kent  She has drawn and painted from an early age.

Lucy now lives in Yorkshire . and is a member of Horsforth Art Society and member of Adel Artists in Adel. She also runs workshops locally where she loves to share her passion for portraits and how light influences the way we see the natural world.

Colin Joyce

Originally from Sunderland in the North East of England, Colin now lives in Scotland. Having always had an interest in art since early school years, he studied art to Advanced level and, later, part-time college. Colin pursued a career in Financial Services for 38 years, painting in his spare time. He took early retirement in 2013 to concentrate on painting full time. Colin has been teaching and exhibiting his art since then and loves to share his enthusiasm.


Paula Dunn

Paula Dunn

 Cold wax painting Demo

She has developed her studio practice, incorporating new techniques over the last  10 years.  She continues to develop her skills and expertise.  She has developed workshops which introduce people to the joy of working with oils and cold wax  She has coached artists who want to further develop their creative and expressive painting loves to share her enthusiasm for this technique .

Kelly Cox

Caricatures with visiting artist KELLY COX   Kelly is a professional caricaturist serving the Leeds, Bradford and Harrogate area, who has spent many years perfecting his art. He has been attending events throughout the country drawing caricatures of people for their amusement and the amusement of their friends and colleagues.

Pastels with Shirley Coles

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Adrian Sestini

 Print Maker  He  has developed his  studio practice, incorporating new techniques over the last  8 years.  He continues to develop his skills and expertise in printmake .  He has developed workshops which introduce people to the joy of print making  collagraph, drypoint and kitchen litho  He loves to share his enthusiasm for this  printmaking technique .

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Face  illustration with Richard Stead



Collagraph Printing Christmas cards  with Adrian Sestini

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Coloured pencils with

Di Bennett

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