founded in 1927 
September Festival 2018 
Members Festival Show 
8th - 25th September 
Square Deal & Donated Picture Show 
Saturday 15th -25th September 
Members work on 10" 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 
Diary of Events & Workshops 
Workshops should be boked through The Cornish Riviera Box office online or you can ring St Ives Visitor Centre 01736 796297 
Sunday 9th September 
Painting On The Coast led by Ria Poole 2 -5pm 
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 using acrylics and mixed media. Please wear warm old clothes and bring something to sit on. All materials provided, all abilities welcome. 
meet at The Mariners Gallery. Tickets £36( maximum 6 places) 
The Confident Painter 6.30 -9.30pm 
a seminar for struggling or aspiring artists. The confident Painter 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. 
Tickets £10.50 on the door or in advance. 
Tuesday 11th September 
Concertina Books Workshop with Sally MacCabe 10am - 1pm 
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. All materials provided but an apron might be handy. 
Tickets £12.50 
Wednesday 12th September 
Creating Your Holiday Journal In Pen & Wash  
With Nicola Higgins. 10am -12.30pm 
Nicola will take you to an inspirational local spot and help you to capture the scene and create a memory of the morning in pen and wash. bring your own materials 
Tickets £6 
Thursday 13th September 
Painterly Printmaking With Jill Eisele 10.30am -1pm 
Working within the traditions established by Blake & Degas, you will explore expressive opportunities for artists to expand their ideas through colour and markmaking using simple printmaking techniques without a press. Using watersoluble inks, oil pastels and pigment exploring transfer Monotype, Monotype and Stencils. Tickets £10.50 
Saturday 15th September 
Square Deal & Donated Picture Show opens 4pm 
Members work on 10" 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. 
Tuesday 18th September 
Paul Wadsworth: Drawing Workshop 10am - 1pm £25 
Wednesday 19th September 
Relief Printmaking With Lee Stevenson 10am - 12.30pm 
Popular & experienced artist Lee will lead an introduction to Relief Linoprinting for anyone interested in creating an original artist's print. All materials provided. 
Tickets £14.50 
Thursday 20th September  
Developing A Creative Sketchbook with Elaine Turnbull 10.30am -1pm 
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. 
Tickets £12.50 including a sketchbook. 
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