Monday, 14 July 2014

Notice of upcoming AGM


The Annual General Meeting of the UK Coloured Pencil Society will take place:--

On:      SUNDAY 19TH OCTOBER 2014
At:       THE MAC CENTRE [MAC Birmingham]
B12 9QH
                        Commencing at:  11.45 am
MAC is located in Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, opposite the County Cricket Ground on Edgbaston Road, off Pershore Road (A441) and Bristol Road. (A38). Free parking available in Queens Ride, Cannon Hill Park (owned by Birmingham City Council).  The Centre is served by a number of buses from Birmingham City Centre including 1, 35, 45, 47, 62 and 63.
Proposed Agenda (subject to amendment)

Apologies for absence
Minutes of last meeting – 24 November 2013
Matters Arising
President’s Comments
Chair’s report
Secretary’s report
Treasurer’s report
Exhibitions report
Regional exhibitions
Internet Reports (Web, Blog and Facebook)
Executive Committee – election of members
Any other business

In addition to the AGM, extra events have been arranged which members are welcome to attend.  The full programme for the day is as follows:

10.30 to 11.30             CP demonstration by Malcolm Cudmore
11.45 to 1.45               AGM
1.45 to 2.30                 break for lunch
2.30 Onwards             CP workshop (Artist to be advised)

Any Other Business Items for inclusion in ‘Any Other Business’ should be notified to the Secretary in writing, or by email, to arrive not later than Saturday, 4th October 2014

Election to the Executive Committee The Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer of the Society stand for re-election at each AGM.  In addition, vacancies exist within the Executive Committee to which members can nominate themselves or others (with their consent).  Nomination forms can be obtained from the Secretary on receipt of a stamped & self-addressed envelope, or via email on request, and must be completed and returned by Friday 19 September 2014.

Constitution   A copy of the UKCPS Constitution can be obtained from the Secretary on receipt of a stamped & self addressed A4 envelope, or will be sent as a Msoft Word (.docx) file on request.

Contact:          UKCPS Secretary, 32 Noctorum Dell, Prenton, Wirral, CH43 9UL

Friday, 4 July 2014

UKCPS Member Exhibition

UKCPS member Graham Brace's exhibition during the next month with seascape artist, Clive Gould) is currently showing at The White Lion Street Gallery until 28th July. If interested, you can view the show online with the following link...

Monday, 23 June 2014

12th 'World of Coloured Pencil' Exhibition at Keswick

Venue: The Cumberland Pencil Museum, Keswick, CA12 5NG

Saturday 27th September - Saturday 8th November 2014

Free entry open to all UKCPS members only, 24 pictures chosen by ballot. Pure coloured pencil or mixed media with coloured pencil as the main medium.

Closing date for entries 17th August 2014.

Full details here

UKCPS Dales Group Exhibition

The UKCPS Dales Group Debut Exhibition



The Blue Light Gallery
Little Market Place,
Masham, North Yorshire,

The gallery is open Monday to Saturday
from 10:00am - 15:00pm

Lesley Sharman UKCPS; Amy Horton UKCPS; Tony Brown; Maureen Oates; Niki Firmin

Monday, 16 June 2014

Pencil Art Society

Congratulations to Tiffany Budd and Alan Woollet who have been accepted into the inaugural Open Juried Exhibition at the Pencil Art Society!

Friday, 13 June 2014

Peoples' Choice Award at Patchings

    There is still time to vote on line for the People's Choice Award for the Patchings Exhibition. Entries were made to either The Leisure Painter category, for beginners and amateurs, and The Artist category, for experienced amateur and professional artists. Seventy selected works from each category were chosen to be exhibited in two separate galleries at Patchings Art Centre, which are open until 20th July. In addition, 50 highly commended works in each category are featured in the on line exhibition. 

               When voting, there are four categories: The Artist, which is for pictures that were selected and hung at the exhibition, and the Artist Highly Commended (on line only); and Leisure Painter and Leisure Painter Highly Commended. You are only allowed one vote for the TA/TAHC category and one vote for the LP/LPHC category. 

UKCPS members in The Artist Highly Commended Gallery are:
Lesley Sharman (Blue Door);
Peter Nelson (After a Long Hot Day);
Sue Clinker (Tamil Nadu Man);
Irina Garmashova-Cawton (Puma)
and Suzy Herbert (Tomatoes).

UKPCS members in The Leisure Painter category are:
Abigail Jones (Autumn);
Alison Perkins (Sweet Dream);
and Lesley Woodhouse (Summer Medley)

Marina Balint (Romanian Easter Eggs) is in the Leisure Painter Highly Commended category.

Thursday, 12 June 2014

Anglian Wolf Society

Art & Photography Workshop at the Anglian Wolf Society

on Sunday 13th July 2014

with Wildlife Artist Victoria Parsons

and Photographer Jim Gintner

         As well as tuition in coloured pencil techniques to produce  fur effects and  realistic eyes, photograph tuition will also be given by our photographer Jim Gintner.

          This is a unique day allowing you personal contact with our wolves.

           The cost of the day is £85.00 this also includes all tuition, a picnic lunch and refreshments throughout the day plus a day with the wolves.

All proceeds to Wolf conservation.

For further info please email

Many thanks


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