Ten of us gathered at Hadspen Village Hall where we had two days under the excellent guidance of Anthony Connolly drawing and painting portraits of two wonderful models who turned out to be brother and sister. Having the opportunity to do sustained work under such a teacher with such models really is a pleasure and a great opportunity and for me personally, an inspiration. Continue reading ANTHONY CONNOLLY WORKSHOP Thurs and Fri 20th-21st September
Camilla is organising a three day portrait workshop 26-27-28 Oct 10a.m.-5p.m. at Batcombe Somerset BA4 6HE. It is for a maximum of ten artists and will feature two models and a light lunch will be provided. You need bring however your own materials and easel. Continue reading Camilla Frederick’s Portrait Workshop with Andrew James RP NEAC
Sacred Spaces is the title of BAS member Julie Jenkins’ exhibition for Somerset Art Week 15th to 30th September. It is open 11-6pm Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in her home no 2, the Old Police Station, South St., Wincanton BA9 9AZ.
Continue reading Julie Jenkins. Sacred Spaces 15-30th September.
Ten of us attended the course with the much admired Wiltshire based landscape artist Nick Andrew who came from his studio in Crockerton, Warminster for our day at the Hadspen Village Hall. Continue reading A BAS Workshop Day with Nick Andrew, Landscape Artist. 8th September
Fletcher Robinson and his wife Marie Helene were our generous and welcoming hosts to a beautiful, mild, sunny day in their home and garden with its mill house, river, trees and weir where we could wander and set ourselves up to produce masterpieces after meeting for coffee and lunch-time chat. Continue reading A Great Day Drawing and Painting at Lovington Mill