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
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
On opening click here to see our poster. You could also print off a copy and display it or give a copy to friends. Continue reading See Our Exhibition Poster for 2018
The Old Barn Framing Gallery in Sherborne have joined Bruton Art Society and starting this year 2018 are providing a £100 prize for the best print in our exhibition and a ten per cent discount for members. See their advertisement. Continue reading Framing Service
13-6-18. A great day for 32 of us in Southampton. The sun shone, the coach was comfortable and took 1.5 hrs each way and we all had a relaxed day talking to each other and absorbing the art.
Southampton City Art Gallery is a large, grandly arched building which provides plenty of space to show two exhibitions by visiting artists, for us Kelly Richardson and George Shaw. Continue reading Visit to Southampton City Art Gallery
Camilla Frederich is organising what looks like a very good portrait workshop with the artist Andrew James. See details below, and she is keen to offer places to BAS members before placing it more broadly on the internet. If you would like to book a place please call her. Continue reading Andrew James Portrait Workshop 20-22nd July. Contact Camilla Frederick
Sue Hardy writes: It was a really lovely relaxed painting day & I’m so sorry so many couldn’t come because it was a good one.
It would have been even better with more people but I did suspect it might be so with half-term making for other committments.
Most of us sketched – pencil, pen & watercolour. Continue reading Painting Day at Milton on Stour. 2nd June
James Budden. A Practical Approach to Portraits, THURSDAY 12th April
2018, 2.30 P.M, Caryford Community Hall Continue reading James Budden Portrait Demonstration 12th April 2018
I have about 20 picture frames of various sizes wth glass and hardboard
or cardboard backing. They would be suitable for framing paintings in
pastel or watercolour. Would any BAS members be interested in
collecting them? Joe Bleasdale Little Orchard, Hardway Bruton BA10 0LN
On Thursday 7th December the Bruton Art Society held its Christmas Party, at which new members were welcomed. We were also fortunate to receive an excellent lecture by James Russell on the work and life of the artist and designer Eric Ravilious. Ravilious was one of the most original and promising young artists in Britain in the 1930s. An official war artist in the Second World War his life was tragically cut short in a plane accident in 1942. Continue reading James Russell – Ravilious a life in pictures. 7-12-2017