Demonstrations for most art groups fit within a 2 hour time frame, usually including tea breaks. This of course is always flexible.
Here are some examples:-
Here are some suggestions for possible demonstrations:-
Oil Portrait – A one session live portrait always seems to be popular.
Oil Landscape – An opportunity to demonstrate basic oil painting principles as well as landscape issues.
Oil Seascape – Highlighting some properties unique to oils.
Oil Figurative – Figure representation, use of oils and painting development here.
Acrylic – Opaque method – A technique particularly suited to acrylics – any subject.
Acrylic – Oil techniques – Using acrylics like oil paint – any subject.
Acrylic Effects – Paint effects that are particularly suitable and unique to acrylic – any subject.
Impressionist Painting – Impressionist painting techniques and use of colour – any subject.
Expressionist Painting – Expressive brushwork and use of colour – any subject. Acrylic is the probably the most suitable medium here.
Portrait Principles – The structure of the head and drawing principles – mostly drawing.
Simple Perspective – Some basic, easy to follow principles.
Colour Mixing – The theory and practice of analysing and mixing colour. No more hit and miss!
Creative colour – Colour contrast, composition and its creative use.
Graphic Expression – Drawing techniques, mark making and graphic interpretation using mainly pencil and ink.