New art group to begin in Hailsham

Josie Tipler the art tutor.
Josie Tipler the art tutor.
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THE new Hailsham Art Group will meet for the first time for people of all abilities.

The group will meet from 2pm to 4pm on September 17, and 6.30pm to 8.30pm on September 18 at Gallery North, 70 High Street, Hailsham.

Meetings will be tutor lead with Josie Tipler, giving a half hour demonstration. Attendees can work on their own projects and they will be given tips and advice.

Josie Tipler said: “Those new to art are welcome as are those just wanting to improve their skills or work with others. You will need your own materials and equipment.

“The subject and medium for each week’s demonstration will be published a week in advance at Gallery North and on the Facebook page / webpage.

“We will work in a variety of media but note this is not a traditional watercolour class.

“I specialise in Acrylics but also pencil, pastel, alkyd oil, ink and mixed media including collage.”

Josie Tipler is chairman of the Arlington Arts Group and regularly exhibits work in Gallery North and other local venues.

She is involved in the ‘Art in Empty Shops’ project in Hailsham and is publicity assistant for the Hailsham Arts Festival - and co-director of Hailsham Creative.

Fees will be £6 per person per session at Gallery North.

To find out more phone: 01323 485153/ 07505 007 049.