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Upcoming Events

Drawing Plants and Flowers

Drawing Plants and Flowers

Saturday 20 April
External Central - 10am - 2 Hours
Olga Brereton
Welcome to "Drawing Plants and Flowers"! In this workshop, we will explore the art of drawing plants and flowers.

Our experienced instructors will guide you through the process of drawing various plants and flowers. We will cover topics such as simplifying shapes, creating texture and detail, and using colors to enhance your drawings.

You will have the opportunity to put your new skills into practice and create your own beautiful plant and flower drawings. Our instructors will provide feedback and guidance along the way, helping you to refine your skills and develop your own unique style.
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£26      
ABOUT EXETER
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
Olga Brereton
I am a British artist from Devon.
I always felt a great desire to create and currently work from a countryside studio near Dartmoor.
I have been drawing and painting all my life and for many years I took private art lessons. I was also lucky enough to study art history at the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. I have also had a career as a corporate graphic designer and published two books as an illustrator.
I've always loved plants and, inspired by the beauty of Devon, I got certified as an RFS gardener. Now I can create not only on paper, but also with plants in gardens.

Olga Brereton is available for private bookings

Available most Tuesdays and some Thursdays from 10am until 1pm.
Private tutoring, history of art discussion club, garden planting schemes, plant watch.

PHOTOS
Pasadena Art Group
2024-04-10
Exeter Art Group
2024-03-17
Title or Location: Morning stroll on Sidmouth beach
I picked up the paint brush in May 2023 after a break of almost 20 years doing any art at all. I picked oils as my medium because I work full time and I love that I can stop and start my painting and not worry about it drying out too much!The painting I've attached is ALMOST complete. The canvas board is 20"x16". From a reference photo my husband took, it's a beautiful scene of the beach at Sidmouth in Devon, close to where we live. I learn something new with every painting I do. With t
Credit: Dawn Vincent
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/p/Dawn-Vincent-61551833976740
Instagram: @DawnVincentDevonArtist

Exeter Art Group
2024-03-17
Title or Location: Wyrdbyrd 1
A lot of my work is collage based, usually using newspaper and saved or found commonplace materials. A friend was having a clear out so I rescued a pile of gardening and wildlife magazines. From these the Wyrdbyrd series emerged.
Credit: Helen Trenor
Instagram: HelenofSparta67
Sydney Art Group
2024-02-25
Exeter Art Group
2024-03-07
Title or Location: Glorious waves

Credit: Dianne Clatworthy
Instagram: Diclatworthypaintings

Sydney Art Group
2024-02-25
Exeter Art Group
2024-03-04
Title or Location: My Dad and best friend
Portrait of my Dad painted in his dining room after dinner on my 50th birthday. This was my first time painting a live sitter. Brian ( Dad) is a well respected artist and has published his own books he also is a musician and has spent 50 years playing in bands throughout the Devon area. He was a pleasure to paint..as you can see he has an unusual look.
Credit: Luke
Facebook: Luke steffens
Instagram: Daddycool
Sydney Art Group
2024-02-25

Portland Art Group
2024-04-11
Title or Location: Vivi
This painting is part of a collection I am working on called the Beautiful Project. The Beautiful Projects lifts up everyday people in our communities doing amazing things. People nominate people in their lives they think are beautiful. Then we sit down and have a discussion about why. They give me a bunch of pictures and I paint the beautiful person and write up a story about what I found that was beautiful about them as I painted. Vivi is beautiful because she never gives up. Fall down get b
Credit: Stevie Woods
Facebook: www.steviewoodsart.com
Instagram: stevie_woods_art
Sydney Art Group
2024-02-25
Leeds Art Group
2024-04-11
Title or Location: BLOOM
BLOOM is one of my largest pieces to date, consisting of layers of acrylic paint and marker to create intermingled layers of texture, colour and interest. My artwork as a whole aims to explore beauty and chaos as one and the same in a neurodivergent mind. I have ADHD and my art is a representation of what it's like to be inside my brain. Bright, busy, all at once, all the time. Through this I aim to foster a feeling of belonging and connectedness for people, largely neurodivergent people like me
Credit: Alyce Wood
Instagram: Doodlepeoplexo

Portland Art Group
2024-04-08
Title or Location: Freshwater Blue, oil on canvas, 30" square
I have a solo exhibit coming up in September at Gallery 114 in downtown Portland. I wanted to do a new body of work, and since I also like to garden I decided to do abstract florals. It's challenging trying something new, but I love a good challenge!
Credit: Dianne Jean Erickson
Facebook: dianne.erickson.96
Instagram: thatencausticartist
Columbus Art Group
2024-04-08
Title or Location: Stranger things
I love abstract art! The ability of the abstract to be different every time you look at it is amazing to me!
Credit: Kim Munk
Philly Art Group
2024-04-07
Title or Location: Another fall in Philadelphia
This was inspired by some of the Manayunk steps. There are so many and as a kid I had to use them occasionally to go to school. It was a work out even then!
Credit: Joanne Cannon

Belfast Art Group
2024-04-06
Title or Location: Together Forever
Together Forever.The story behind this family portrait is quite sad. My friend Iris Costanilla commissioned me to paint a portrait of her family of 4. The sad part is, they never had a photograph of the 4 of them together. Her husband Bruce had frequently been away from home since he was a US citizen and was required to do so. While in the US, Bruce was diagnosed as being terminally ill with cancer and was unable to return to his family in the Philippines. After his death, Iris gave me a pho
Credit: Anna Fulford
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