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    Art Club Outing to Hull 

    Thursday, 24th August 2017
    Hull, it was said on the coach, is this year’s European City of Culture. There was much head shaking about that, but most Club members on the trip were willing to give the city a chance to pr...

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    Club Outing to Oxford

    Thursday, August 10th saw another Club outing and another successful day.
    Oxford was our objective and many of us were aiming to visit a rather special exhibition of The Drawings of Raphael at the Ashmolean Gallery. These drawings h...

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    Club Outing to Birmingham

    The trip to Birmingham on July 27th , visiting the R.B.S.A. Portrait Exhibition and the Barber Institute Gallery at the University, was a great success. It is always a pleasure to be able to leave the driving to a professional,...

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    Club Demonstration  

    With Tas Severis, Friday 20th July 

    The Club demonstration on Friday, July 20th featured the artist Tas Severis. He is a local artist, living in Nottingham who has been a studio artist at Patchings Art Centr...

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    All Coach Trips Info 2017

    Birmingham, Oxford, Hull and Yorkshire
    July the 27th - Birmingham
    Portrait Artists Society / Barber Institution of Fine Art 
    Depart: 9.00 from Littleover 
    Cost: M...

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    Newsletter June 2017    

    Trophy Exhibition News
     With this year’s successful and enjoyable exhibition still in mind, the Committee has attempted to book the same venue for the May Bank Holiday on a permanent repeat bas...

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    DSC Newsletter May 2017   

    Trophy Exhibition 2017
     With this year’s successful and enjoyable exhibition still in mind, the Committee has booked the same venue for the May Bank Holiday, 2018. Many Clu...

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    Trophy Exhibition 2017     

    Information Letter and Entry Form
    The venue for the 2017 Trophy Exhibition of members’ work will be in Markeaton Park Craft Village, Allestree. The exhibition will be open...

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    Air Arts, Royal Derby Hospital  

    Report and photographs by Chris Jones

    Air Arts is a charity founded in 2007 to promote wellbeing and health for patients, staff and the public at Derby teaching hospitals - the Royal Derby Hospital and London Road C...

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    Accurate Colour Mixing

    26TH FEBRUARY 2017. 10.00am to 4.00 pm
    Tutor - Peter Valentine -
    Subject/Theme - Accurate Colour Mixing
    Following Peter's excellent demonstration of colou...

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    DSC Newsletter 

    FEBRUARY 2017 AGM. 

    The A.G.M. for 2016 took place on January 27th. It always seems to be more reasonable to finish off the year before reporting on it. The meeting was well attended and thanks are due to those Club members who made...

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    Accurate Mixing of Colour

    July 15th 2016 6TH with Peter Valentine 

    In his opening address, Peter showed us what he called  his three card trick. As he spoke he held up three large tubes of oil paint, ...

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