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Course Dates, Times, Costs and Locations for Autumn / Winter 2018

Course Dates, Times, Costs and Locations for Autumn / Winter 2018



Life Drawing

Autumn 2018.  

FIVE SESSIONS. (SPACES AVAILABLE) £95 + a share of model fees, payable on 10/9/18 

* 1-3pm

  1. Monday 10th September 2018.
  2. Monday 17th September 2018.
  3. Monday 24th September 2018.


  1. Monday 8th October 2018.
  2. Monday 15th October 2018.

    Life Drawing Autumn 2018.

    WINCHESTER FIVE SESSIONS St Lawrence Parish Hall, Colebrook Street, SO23 9LH.



Life Drawing

Winter 2018. 

FIVE SESSIONS. (SPACES AVAILABLE) £95 + a share of model fees, payable on 22/11/18


  1. Monday 22nd October (NOTE: Hampshire schools will be on half term this week)
  2. Monday 29th October 2018.


  1. Monday 12th November 2018.
  2. Monday 19th October 2018.
  3. Monday 26th November 2018.

    Life Drawing Winter 2018.

    WINCHESTER FIVE SESSIONS St Lawrence Parish Hall, Colebrook Street, SO23 9LH.




Watercolour Painting

September Set



  1. Wednesday 5th September 2018.
  2. Wednesday 12th September 2018.
  3. Wednesday 19th September 2018.
  4. Wednesday 26th September 2018.

    Watercolour Painting September 2018

    WINCHESTER. FOUR SESSIONS. REGULARS 1-3pm. BEGINNERS 1.30 – 3pm. St Lawrence Parish Hall, Colebrook Street, SO23 9LH.




MORNING CLUB 11.15 – 1.15 (FULLY BOOKED) £15


Weekly from Thursday 6th September 2018.


Dummer Art Clubs

Use this button to pay for morning or afternoons sessions. More than one session can be purchased at a time.



Watercolour Painting

Autumn/Winter 2018.


11.30am – 2.30pm

  1. Tuesday 11th September 2018.


  1. Tuesday 25th September 2018.


  1. Tuesday 9th October 2018.



  1. Tuesday 30th October 2018.


  1. Tuesday 13th November 2018.


  1. Tuesday 27th November  2018.



Tea and tuition include in all sessions.

A materials and equipment list will be given on application, these items are also be available to hire.

WINCHESTER VENUE: St Lawrence Parish Hall, Colebrook Street, Winchester, United Kingdom, SO23 9LH. Bus stop nearby. Some onsite parking.

DUMMER VENUE: The Studio & Gallery Westlea, Tower Hill, Dummer, Basingstoke, Hampshire, United Kingdom, RG25 2AL. Roadside parking.

SWAY VENUE: Inspired and Create Craft Studios, Art Sway, Station Road, Sway, Hampshire, United Kingdom, SO41 6BA. Railway station opposite. Parking nearby. 





William Allen

* I enjoyed painting watercolours from the riverside footpath, between The Ship Inn at Swanwick and The Rising Sun in Warsash, today. Not far from Universal Marina, the views of the Hamble River here are spectacular.

The wreck, shown, is taken to be that of the Brixham trawler, William Allen.

Kirstin White – Hamble River in August
Watercolour painting beside the river Hamble
En plein air beside the Hamble near Universal Marina
Cool water on a hot day

#Ipaintatweddings #UniversalMarina #Swanwick #Warsash #HollyHill #watercolour #enpleinair #boats #yachts #painting #originalart #TheShip #TheRisingSun #wreck #RiverHamble #Dogtent…

Midsomer Murders?

Demonstration stage one
Demonstration stage one


Classes are taking a break for August and will resume in the first week of September.

If you would like learn to paint and draw yourself, Dummer Afternoon Art Club resumes, weekly, on Thursday 6th September and has capacity for two additional members.

Alternatively, I run a larger class in Winchester, on Wednesday afternoons.  There will be new starters of all abilities in Winchester on 5th September.  A third option is to join classes on a Tuesday, in Sway, in the New Forest.

Roses around the door







Completed demonstration
Completed demonstration




A Shimmering Curdridge Show


The arena at Curdridge Country Show 2018 was alive with activity today.  I captured some of the dancers from Curdridge Primary School, and the well camouflaged owls that followed them!  Todays lesson; while, after all, owls are not particularly wise, kids are!


A Burrowing Owl, looking cross!
Ferrets asleep on a warm day
King John’s Morris Men

The watercolour painting that I made at the show, depicts arena activities over a period of time.  So much going on in the same space!


Remember these?!
A stunning Jowett Javelin

Watercolour Painting Onboard in a British Heatwave

What could be more perfect than a British heatwave and a box of paints? Adding water of course! We had glorious sunshine for British Keelboat Academy Racing on the Hamble this weekend.

  I spent Saturday watercolour painting and sketching onboard Bootlegger 2, a handsome motor boat with lots of space, which was just as well since Bootlegger 2 was both committee vessel and mothership for the event.  Other than the picturesque J70’s, my painting subjects were crews waiting on the mothership, race officers, four delightful children and two seafaring dogs.  All subjects were very patient with my fixed stares!

Resulting paintings, both those made on the day and those I will paint later in the studio, will be for sale at Hampshire Open Studios,


Race officers arranging the flights. British Keelboat Academy Racing.
Race officers arranging the flights. British Keelboat Academy Racing.

The crew of Bootlegger 2



J70 and crew, British Keelboat Academy Racing. 20180630_124221
J70 and crew, British Keelboat Academy Racing.
Jezebel J70 and crew
J70 and crew, British Keelboat Academy Racing.
J70 and crew, British Keelboat Academy Racing.
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Little portraits of the children on board the commitee vessel.
Some of the children on board. British Keelboat Academy Racing.
J70’s heading home after the days racing
J70 British Keelboat Academy Racing.
White sails. British Keelboat Academy Racing.
Support vessel heading home to The Royal Southern Yacht Club.
Clodagh the seafaring labrador
Bootlegger 2


Freemantle Music & Arts Festival 2018


This afternoon, members of Unit 11 Studios and, I have been putting up paintings at Freemantle Music & Arts Festival.  it going to look great!

A small exhibition of contemporary paintings, drawings , photography and textiles runs from 9th – 13th June 2018 as part of the 4th Freemantle Music & Arts Festival.

Location: Christ Church, Freemantle, Waterloo Road, Southampton SO15 3BS. Time: From 10am on 9th – 13th June 2018.

Emma Harris paintings
Halina Bainbridge textile art
Becky Marshall paintings / photography
Hazel Pitre textile art / link drawings
Kirstin White watercolours and drawings
Trevor Judd photographs
Annie Harris quilts
Jessica Ive paintings / textiles
Ed White paintings
Malcolm Crocker paintings
Roy Bradbeer woodwork

Monday 11th June 2018, Drawing From Life, in Winchester.



Six lessons in drawing from the nude model. Suitable for all levels. We will focus on a different aspect of drawing in each lesson.  The next set of six lessons begin on Monday 11th June 2018.

Pricing includes sugar paper, charcoal and use of a drawing board and portable easel. Feel free to bring your own additional materials to supplement those provided.


There is  a payment button here Drawing from Life

Model fees will be divided equally among those attending, payment at first session (this will be under £50 for all six sessions). Tea will be on tap!

Should you prefer to do your own thing in the sessions, you are welcome to do so.  Pose lengths are between one and twenty five minutes, a different model will be with us each week.

Winchester Life Drawing

at St Lawrence Parish Hall in Winchester

Colebrook Street, Winchester SO23 9LH

Monday Afternoons 1 pm – 3 pm

June/July 2018 (six weeks)

  1. 11th June   2. 18th June   3. 25th June
  2. 9th July    5. 16th July    6. 23rd July






Painting at Priory Gate, Winchester, with Wednesday’s Watercolour Artists.


Meeting Laura Hilts, a fellow watercolourist on holiday from Canada, at the Priory Gate in Winchester. http://www.MyArtClub.Com/Laura.Hilts



Painting in Winchester with Kirstin

Winchester Art with Kirstin White. Monthly payment for block of four classes £60.00.

* Should you fancy joining us to paint outside in Watercolour, next month’s sessions are 1pm to 3pm on the 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th June 2018.

Hot dog!
‘En Plein Air’ in Winchester at the Priory Gate.


‘En Plein Air’ in Winchester



Winchester Art Club on Saturday


Kirstin White at Winchester Art Club
What Royal Wedding?!
Kirstin White at Winchester Art Club
Getting set up on Saturday 19th May 2018


A lovely afternoon spent with Winchester Art Society at All Saints Hall, Petersfield Road, Winchester SO23 0JD. Thank you for having me along to talk about ‘Telling the Story in Watercolour’ on what was a very warm afternoon….and in competition with some wedding I heard mentioned!

Winchester Hat Fair
Kirstin White – ‘Telling the Story in Watercolour’
Kirstin White Watercolours, The Studio & Gallery, Westlea, Tower Hill, Dummer, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG25 2AL. The Studio & Gallery Westlea, Tower Hill, Dummer, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG25 2AL. Open 11am to 6pm every Thursday, or by appointment.
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