Susan Perkes


Competition Winners!

At our February meeting we had a couple of Competition Winners as well as an update on news and events for the club. A talk was given on Framing Hints and Tips which we hope will encourage all our members to consider how they can successfully frame their work for […]

S Perkes Competition Winner Feb 2019 Broken Pencil Acrylic

Spring Classes 2019

We are nearing the end of the Spring Classes 2019 and it has been fun, challenging and interesting. Diana Parsons is a patient teacher who quietly encourages us to find our own way but at the same time learning much about painting techniques. We have moved through a series of […]


Art on the Radio

It may seem strange, but you can learn a lot about Art on the Radio! I have been listening to ‘Moving Pictures’ on BBC Sounds and was fascinated by the descriptions of the paintings. If you are computer literate, you can also look at and zoom right into the picture […]

Image for BBC Moving Pictures Listen Again Sunday on La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat

WWPC 40th Anniversary Garden Party Cake and Bunting

Big 40th Garden Party!

Welcome to 2019! I am back from my travels and thought I would give you a review of our 40th Garden Party celebrations. The WWPC held a Garden Party (in place of a cold winter Christmas Party!) to celebrate our 40th Anniversary. The hall was warm and so was the […]


Art Classes at Ventnor

If anyone is interested, Yvonne Darby will be running some art classes at Ventnor Winter Gardens. Yvonne ran a silk painting workshop for the WWPC recently and those who attended really enjoyed the day. Details as follows: Tuesday’s from 10am to 12:15pm Starting January 2019 Learn the techniques of drawing […]

art classes at Ventnor Winter Gardens with Yvonne Darby

Art Materials Live Exhibition Image

Art Materials Live 2018

Art Materials Live… …is being held at the NEC Birmingham from 1st to 4th November 2018 The Art Materials Live event is dedicated to all things art. The SAA are offering their members a 2 for 1 offer on tickets for the show. For more information on the show click […]