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artBEAT: Experimental Watercolour with Ann Blockley

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Ann Blockley SWA is a renowned watercolour and mixed-media artist with an individual style developed over a lifetime of professional painting. Her pictures are evocative, atmospheric and intuitive. Her longstanding passion has been for nature, inspired by the countryside and gardens close to her Cotswold studio. Ann has a worldwide reputation for her unique interpretations [...]

artBEAT: Going Wild in Watercolour – Jake Winkle

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Jake paints watercolour with passion and expression, capturing the essence of his subject with fabulous colour and dynamic brush strokes.   He practises watercolour at its most uncluttered and with apparent simplicity brings his paintings to life… each picture tells a story! Come and be lured into the wonderful opportunities of this exquisite medium. Jake Winkle [...]

artBEAT: Creative Leap – Este MacLeod’s “If you can write you can draw”

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Intuitive and experimental, Este MacLeod  has developed a programme using the alphabet and our unique handwriting to get creative juices flowing. Twenty six projects incorporating letters as anchor points and connections we are familiar with are central to the process. Come and experience this alternative approach to drawing and creativity and see how Este uses it to develop her bold artworks. Please [...]

artBEAT: Colour & Light with Tony Allain

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

“I am not interested in pure representation; my work is about responses to the moods and atmospheres generated by landscape, still life or interior. My subjects are often oriented around the mood of the sea, skies, harbours, ships and figures. I am constantly absorbing everything that is around me.” Tony Allain In this demonstration Tony Allain [...]

artBEAT: The Emotion of Line & Colour with Jerry Fresia

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Put yourself in the shoes of one of the great French Impressionists as artist and educator, Jerry Fresia, demonstrates the oil painting technique that defined a movement. Learn what it means for a visual artist to stay in the moment, focusing not on the subject or the end result, but on line, colour and the [...]

artBEAT: Creative Leap – Este MacLeod’s “If you can write you can draw”

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Intuitive and experimental, Este MacLeod  has developed a programme using the alphabet and our unique handwriting to get creative juices flowing. Twenty six projects incorporating letters as anchor points and connections we are familiar with are central to the process. Come and experience this alternative approach to drawing and creativity and see how Este uses it to develop her bold artworks. Please [...]

artBEAT: Painting Flowers in Watercolour with Trevor Waugh

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Using only his brush, colour and water, artist and author of the best seller Winning with Watercolour, Trevor Waugh, will demonstrate his beautifully loose, yet accurate, approach to painting flowers in watercolour in a masterclass designed to inspire you to get painting. Trevor was born in 1952 and grew up in London.Trevor studied at The [...]

artBEAT: The emotion of line & colour with Jerry Fresia

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Put yourself in the shoes of one of the great French Impressionists as artist and educator, Jerry Fresia once again demonstrates the oil painting technique that defined a movement. Learn what it means for a visual artist to stay in the moment, focusing not on the subject or the end result, but on line, colour [...]

artBEAT: The Leaping Hare with Catherine Hyde

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Watch award-winning painter and illustrator Catherine Hyde at work. Always in pursuit of new techniques, this fascinating demonstration focuses on the use of paint on clay board. She will be unpacking the process with particular reference to the interpretation of a text, on this occasion a poem by Ted Hughes, which she will read before beginning to [...]

Inside Out Sculpture Demonstration & Model-Making with Judy Boyt MA FRBS

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Equestrian sculptor and creator of the Mitsubishi Badminton Horse Trials trophy and the twice life-size ‘Rebellion’ bronze horse, originally sited in Trafalgar Square, Judy Boyt will be demonstrating her ‘inside out’ approach to capturing the ‘living essence’ in a sculpture as she uses wire and wax to create a piece from start to completion. If you wish to, under Judy’s guidance using basic wire and [...]

Wire bird sculpture demonstration by Rachel Higgins

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Watch renowned local artist Rachel Higgins of Court Leet Studio as she uses a variety of metalwork techniques - wirework, soldering, hammering and riveting... to create a beautiful intricate 3D metal bird.   A member of the Gallery at the Guild, Chipping Campden, she will also be exhibiting in the marquee at artBEAT and running a [...]

£10

Talk & Demonstration by Adebanji Alade “The Addictive Sketcher” – BBC The One Show

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

See BBC One Show Artist in Residence Adebanji Alade, Vice President of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters and "Addictive Sketcher" paint an urban landscape in Acrylic abc while talking about his inspirational life as an artist. This 2.5 hour talk and demo is a chance to learn how Adebanji captures people and places and [...]

£15

Watercolour with Impact – Demonstration by Brian Smith

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

The simplicity of pigment, paper and water offers an enormous variation for the artist to use to capture the atmosphere and mood of your chosen subject. On this occasion renowned watercolour artist Brian Smith will produce a busy street scene indicating Buildings, People, Structure and Narrative with explanation of all the issues he will encounter [...]

£12

Impressionist oil painting figure demonstration and book-signing by Haidee-Jo Summers ROI

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Watch contemporary impressionist artist Haidee-Jo Summers, member of the Royal Institute of Oil painters, paint a complete oil painting from start to finish from a live model. Haidee-Jo strives for simplicity and economy in her work, and she will show you how she makes every mark count. There will also be an opportunity to meet [...]

£15

artBEAT – The opening weekend of Broadway Arts Festival

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

artBEAT is the opening 3 day weekend for the festival that showcases the work of some of Britain’s top artists, designers and artisans in the main marquee on the village green in this idyllic Cotswold village. Entry to the exhibitor marquee is free to the public! Throughout the weekend the marquee will house talented artists, [...]