We have at least one demonstration by a visiting artist in each season.

Demonstrations are open to anyone who wants to attend. There is a charge of £3 to non-members.  Visitors are always welcome but please email to ensure that there is space. 

Our yearly programme includes details of the upcoming demonstrations, information of which is available on request or you can view them below.

Upcoming Demonstrations

  • Tue
    6.30pm - 9.00pmUption Community Centre, Poole Road, Upton, BH16 5JA

    Sean lives and works in Poole. He is a self taught artist who exhibits in fine art galleries in the UK. See some of his work on his website:


Previous Demonstrations have included:

    • Still Life Drawing by Julie Herring
    • Plein Air Day with Julie Herring
    • Semi-Abstract Art by Joan Scott
    • Acrylic Inks by Soraya French
    • Unlocking Colour by Tony Paul
    • A forestscape in acrylics by Dave White
    • Animals with Dee Cowell
    • A Watercolour in three stages by Tony Paul
    • Abstract landscape in acrylic and oil by Stephen Foster
    • A cityscape in mixed media by Alison Board
    • Paint along with Barry Kavanagh – The view from Upton Country Park birdhide
    • Oil Pastels – How to use them by Alison Board
    • People aren’t scary (really) by Marylin Allis
    • Holme Priory in watercolour by Clive Hannay
    • A visit to Borneo in Acrylics by Barry Kavanagh
    • Reflections – Techniques in various media by Alison C. Board
    • Batik Techniques on paper by Deborah Vallance
    • Painting workshop by Barry Kavanagh
    • Pastel Demonstration by Graham Oliver
    • Night Scene in Poole by Barry Kavanagh
    • Botanical Art in Watercolour by Sally Pinhey
    • Acrylics, Pastel and Collage by Alison C. Board
    • Thought processes for composition and style development by Abi Kremer
    • Portrait Painting by Podi Lawrence
    • Semi Abstract by Joan Scott
    • Pastels by Alison Board
    • Palette Knife Painting by Michael Parker
    • Art Resin by Emma Jones
    • Landscape in Acrylics by Sue Fawthrop
    • Seascape by Heather Jolliffe