Congratulations go to Sylvia Dyer for being awarded Joint 3rd prize with her painting “Bluebells” in a recent competition run by the Fine Arts Warehouse. She is now eagerly awaiting to receive her cheque so she can treat herself to some new paintbrushes.
More of her work will be on display at our Annual Art Exhibition this coming May 13th and 14th, of which there will be at least one or more of her bluebell paints for sale.
Talented artist LOUISE BURN-JONES is our AOTM for March 2023. Of her painting Lousie says:
“I have always loved drawing and studied art at A’ Level. I’ve done various projects since, such as designing wedding invitations for friends and I’ve painted a mural. When I found myself with more free time a few years ago I started taking art lessons and learnt how to really paint at Tracy Butler’s Love Art classes under the tutelage of Alex Small. Doing classes really opened up my world in terms of choice of subject, medium and method. I particularly enjoyed … Read full story
To see more the excellent work SAA Frome Valley Art Group creates, do visit our 27th Annual Art Exhibition 13th & 14th of May at the Greenfield Centre. Admission £1.00. Free parking, refreshments, and the opportunity to purchase some of the fabulous works that will be on display.
On 10th Februrary we were treated to an informative and brilliant demo of line & wash by long-standing friend and regular demonstrator at our art group: PAUL WEAVER.
Paul started this two-hour session by showing us how to sketch figures, explaining how the proportions of body length of a person is equal to 7x the length of the head, the head always being drawn as an oval, never a circle. Showing how the torso, arms and legs are all cylinders (using a kitchen roll tube as an example), he quickly added a continuous … read full story.
Welcome to our second Artist of the Month. Dave Betty is one of Winterbourne Art Group’s more experienced painters working in watercolours. He enjoys visiting art exhibitions and participating in workshops held by professional artists both in the UK and aboard. He is a regular exhibitor at our annual art exhibition, this year held over the weekend of 13th/14th May. In 2022, one of his watercolour paintings was highly commended and exhibited at the SAA Artist of the Year Awards. Read on
If you are in the area, why not come along on Friday 10th February to an art demo by local professional artist PAUL WEAVER. Members free, non-members £5. These demos are always popular and no matter your medium or style, there is always something to learn that could help improve your own paintings. We’d love to see you there. Doors open at 1.30pm, for 2pm prompt start.
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