Last spring members visited Lesley Beazer’s orchard at Home Farm for a painting day. On Wednesday 7th September there will be an opportunity to revisit the orchard for another painting day this time in the autumn. The weather may be autumnal too!
Home Farm, Stoney Stratton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6EA Kindly hosted by Lesley Beazer. Bring lunch and usual materials
On 19th May some BAS members met to paint in an old cider orchard at Stoney Stratton in the Mendips… Lesley Beazer kindly invited us to paint in her lovely 7 acre cider orchard while the blossom was out. A lovely day together as we painted and sketched amongst a mixture of gnarled 80 year old cider apple trees along with younger eating apple trees. As an added enticement, Black and Moorit Shetland sheep wandered among the trees. Jane Barnard
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→