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
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
“Telling tales in pictures” A painting course with David Cuthbert.
This course to be held at Dillington House (near Ilminster) from Fri 2nd to Sun 4th February.
Finding a way to use memory, and to get imagination going – with reference to Goya, Picasso, Beckman, Kitaj, and Hockney.
Using drawing, collage, and mixed media.
Prices : resident £321 Non resident 215
To find out more and book a place call
Dillington House 01460 258648
On the 10th and 11th November we had a most exciting two day workshop with Catherine. Enjoy the images. John Baxter
Catherine Pitchford Workshop. Laurence Belbin reports
Continue reading Monoprint and Mixed Media. Catherine Pitchford Workshop
Tuesday 6th September
The sun certainly shone to give us a great day at Fletcher Robison and his wife Marie-Helene’s home at Lovington Mill. There they both made us all feel so welcome with Fletcher even providing us with sketch maps of possible sites. Continue reading A Great Day at Lovington Mill
Good to see members of BAS at our summer show on Friday. We’ve got events through July. Continue reading Bruton Art Factory
Two Days with Anthony Connolly, http://www.anthonyconnolly.co.uk/
For two days in November a full complement of BAS members took part in a really inspiring course with Portrait Artist Anthony Connolly at Hadspen village hall. Continue reading Two Days with Anthony Connolly RP
Our Tutor was Rachel Sargent http://www.axisweb.org/p/rachelsargent/ a landscape artist and teacher who is particularly interested in the way colour shifts and changes Continue reading Collographs with Rachel Sargent. 10th and 11th April 2014
Two days drawing plants. Continue reading Our Botanical Workshop with Simon Williams
Lead by Will Vaughan and Clive Dand, ten of us met for a two day course focusing on Trees. Continue reading Two Days by the Hadspen Apple Orchard Exploring Trees