2017 Meetings

All meetings are held at Duncombe Drive Day Centre on the third Thursday of each month from September to May.
With the exception of the Christmas celebration evening and the AGM, all meetings start at 8pm and conclude at approx. 10pm. There is a short break at 9pm for complimentary tea and coffee. Non-member guests are welcome for £6 per meeting. Please note that we occasionally have to change a demonstration due to unforeseen circumstances, such as weather or illness.


19th October 

Cathy Read will be painting a cityscape in watercolour.

Cathy lives in Milton Keynes and her work is instantly recognisable from the extensive use of masking fluid to a create a reverse pen and wash effect in abstract and semi-abstract paintings. She has exhibited at the Mall Galleries and appeared in Landscape Artist of the Year.

If you would like to see more of Cathy’s Work click Here to go to her website

16th November

Gerald Porter will be painting waterfalls in watercolour.

Gerald trained at Newport College of Art, Hornsey College and Nene College (teacher training) specialising in art.A professional artist for most of his working life, Gerald has worked as Art Master and Head of Dept. in a range of Schools and Colleges.

He has demonstrated for Hobbycrafts UK and has lectured widely to many art groups & residential courses.

His work is exhibited nationally including the F.B.A. and the United Artists Mall Galleries, and is in many international (USA, Europe and Australia), national and local collections, including the Kettering Art Gallery

14th December 

Keith Hornblower – painting a street scene in watercolour.

Keith made his first appearance at LBAS in Jan 2015. He is a professional illustrator, but his entertaining demonstration showed how he can work both fast and loose, with a very effective result.
Watch a watercolour demonstration by Keith Here
To see more of Keith Hornblowers work go to his website Here

18th January 2018

Charles Evans  will be  painting a seascape in acrylic.

Charles last appeared at LBAS in November 2015. He is a skilled artist and raconteur. As well as being on TV, Charles is also making videos for a company called Teaching Art as well as venturing into producing his own videos and DVD’s. He has made two videos for the Japanese, German, Italian and Netherlands markets.
If you would like to see more of Charles Evans work, please visit his website Here

15th February 2018

David Wilcox will be painting a racehorse in watercolour.

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David last appeared for LBAS in April 2015. After studying painting and Art History at Bournville School of Art, he studied at Wolverhampton College of Art and Design. As a watercolourist David uses the traditional English technique of many transparent washes, allowing the white of the paper to create the highlights.
His repertoire encompasses a wide variety of subjects including The Dance, landscapes and figure studies. He is at present collaborating with the Birmingham Royal Ballet in a series of works, exploring aspects of dance.
David’s work is in collections across the British Isles and has been included in exhibitions at Wolvcrhampton Municipal Art Gallery, Sheffield City Art Gallery, Plymouth City Art Gallery, and has been published in open and limited editions in Britain and New York.
If you would like to see more of the work of David Wilcox please visit his Website 

15th March 2018

 Jean Turton will be demonstrating Chinese brush work.
Jean has been a teacher of Chinese brush painting for over 15 years throughout the UK. She is very keen on flower painting and has taught in Berkshire for a number of years.
Jean served on the Chinese Brush Painting Society committee for a number of years, including holding the post of Chairman.

19th April 2018

Derek Daniells will be painting a landscape in mixed media.

Derek is a regular and favourite with his ability to work in a wide variety of media, while keeping everyone entertained. He last demonstrated for LBAS in March 2016 and also ran a popular oil and acrylic painting workshop.
If you would like to see more of Derek Daniells work please visit his Website

17th May 2108

Peter Keegan will be painting a portrait in oils.

Peter is an award-winning professional artist living and working in Buckinghamshire, specialising in portraiture and landscapes. Peter has had his work exhibited and collected in the UK, USA and Australia, painting children, individual portraits and professionals. Peter is an elected member of the Buckinghamshire Arts Society and in 2014 was awarded Artist & Illustrator’s Artist of the Year, Peoples Choice Award.


If you would like to see more of peter Keegans work please visit his Website

If you would like to watch one of Peters demonstrations please click Here