• St Ives Society of Artists
  • Painting On The Coast
  • The Confident Painter with Dr Ria Poole
  • Expressive Seascapes

St Ives Society of Artists

The Mariners Gallery and Crypt Gallery, Norway Square

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Sunday 9th September 2-5pm £36
Painting On The Coast – SOLD OUT
Open your senses and explore the relationship between land and sea in this outdoor painting workshop with artist Ria Poole. Using a mindful, playful and expressive approach, we will paint in acrylics and mixed media. Wear warm clothes and bring something to sit on. Materials provided, all abilities welcome. Meet at Mariners Gallery. Max. 6 www.stisa.co.uk/artist-gallery/ria-poole/

Sunday 9th September 6.30-9.30pm £10.50
The Confident Painter: Creativity, Resilience & Wellbeing with Dr Ria Poole
A seminar for struggling or aspiring artists, this seminar will expose and debunk the barriers to creativity we set up for ourselves. Exploring approaches to practice whilst deconstructing the creative mindset, artist and psychologist Dr Ria Poole presents tried and tested methods for addressing confidence, motivation and engagement to enable your work to flourish. Max. 20. www.stisa.co.uk/artist-gallery/ria-poole/

Tuesday 11th September 10am-1pm £12.50
Concertina Books Workshop with Sally MacCabe
On this mixed media workshop, students will produce a paper concertina book, using collaged papers; acrylics; found objects and various mark-making materials. Suitable for all levels of experience and all materials are provided – but an apron might be handy! Max 10 www.stisa.co.uk/artist-gallery/sally-maccabe/

Monday 12th September 10am-12.30pm £6
Workshop: Creating Your Holiday Journal in pen & wash with Nicola Higgins
Nicola will take you to an inspirational local spot (undercover if it rains) and help you to capture the scene and create a memory of the morning in pen and wash. Please bring your own materials. Maximum 10.

Tuesday 13th September 10.30am-1pm £10.50
Workshop: Painterly Printmaking with Jill Eisele – SOLD OUT
Working within the traditions established by Blake and Degas, you will explore opportunities to expand ideas through colour and markmaking using simple printmaking techniques without a press. Using water-soluble inks, oil pastels and pigment, we will make about 5 prints each, exploring transfer monotype, monotype and stencils, and developing them into ‘painterly prints’. Max 10. www.stisa.co.uk/artist-gallery/jill-eisele/

Saturday 15th September From 4pm FREE
Square Deal and Donated Picture Show
Members work on 10-inch square canvases, all at £50, plus a selection of donated works at commission-free prices. The exhibition opens at 4pm on the 15th. Come early as this event is extremely popular.

Saturday 15th September 8pm (doors 7.30pm) £8.50 Adults, £5.50 Children in advance, £9.50 on the door
Eloise Tregeagle – A musical Cornish tale
Behind every great legend is a great woman. Join widely acclaimed Cornish band Tyn Daga and Natalie Mossayebi for this magically compelling and uplifting musical tale. Travel back to old Cornwall and experience a feast for the imagination and senses! Suitable for all ages. Refreshments and Cornish cakes on sale. www.eloisetregeagle.co.uk

Sunday 16th September, meet outside Mariner’s Gallery, 10am-4.30pm £140 for 2 days (£70 for day)
Expressive Seascapes (Day 2)
Day 2: Painting On Porthmeor, Reflective Practice, ‘Taking a line for a walk’: line, tone and rhythm at Porthgwidden. See Saturday 15th for details. www.riapoole.com

Tuesday 18th September, The Crypt Gallery, 10am-1pm £25
Workshop: Drawing with Paul Wadsworth
Drawing with charcoal and white and black acrylic, participants will work out in the local St Ives landscape responding to coastal tonality. It will be an expressive approach using palette knives, rags, hands and cards. All material provided. Maximum 14. www.paulwadsworth.co.uk

Wednesday 19th September 10.30am-12.30pm £14.50
Workshop: Relief Printmaking with Lee Stevenson
Popular and experienced artist Lee will lead an introduction to relief linoprinting for anyone interested in creating an original artist’s print. All materials provided. Please book as places are limited. Maximum 10. www.stisa.co.uk/artist-gallery/lee-stevenson/

Thursday 20th September 10.30am-1pm £12.50 (including sketchbook)
Workshop: Developing A Creative Sketchbook with Elaine Turnbull
Banish the fear of the first blank page in your sketchbook! An informal approach, looking at Elaine’s sketchbooks as a starting point. Work with a variety of mixed media drawing and painting techniques to develop your visual language and create lively pages in your sketchbook. Maximum 15. www.stisa.co.uk/artist-gallery/elaine-turnbull/