Seeing Sound – the colour of music in the 20th Century

2020-02-06T21:50:34+00:00June 11th, 2020|, |

The connection between colour and music goes back to Aristotle, and composers have conceived music as colour ever since. Using piano demonstrations and a trove of audio excerpts, Jonathan James will illustrate how music - keys, tonalities, chords and tone - can be 'seen' and how colour, for some late Romantics and early modernists, became [...]

Exclusive 2 Day Plein air workshop with Haidee-Jo Summers

2020-01-10T13:00:25+00:00June 9th, 2020||

An opportunity to practice plein air painting in oils with Haidee-Jo Summers, member of the Royal Institute of Oil painters and author of Vibrant Oils, to guide you. In the special setting of Russell House, where Sargent famously painted Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose, learn about Haidee-Jo’s fresh and vibrant approach to capturing the light and [...]

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

2020-01-10T13:01:21+00:00June 7th, 2020|, , |

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 [...]

Watercolour with Impact – Demonstration by Brian Smith

2019-12-28T16:56:01+00:00June 7th, 2020|, |

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 [...]

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

2020-02-01T15:11:31+00:00June 6th, 2020|, , , , |

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 [...]

Wire bird sculpture demonstration by Rachel Higgins

2020-02-06T12:49:30+00:00June 6th, 2020|, , |

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 [...]

En Plein Air Sketching workshop with Adebanji Alade VP ROI

2020-02-01T15:14:15+00:00June 6th, 2020|, |

An amazing opportunity for 15 lucky artists to watch and sketch along with the BBC One Show Artist in Residence Adebanji Alade Vice President of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters and Addictive Sketcher as he catches people and the environment on the village green during artBEAT, the opening weekend of the festival. This 2.5 [...]

Still Life Oil Painting Demonstration by Penny German

2020-01-28T17:45:09+00:00June 5th, 2020|, |

Penny German, associate member of the RBSA will provide a demonstration of painting an oil sketch on a small board and will talk to us about her process as she works. Penny exhibits regularly with the Royal Institute of Oil Painters at the Mall Galleries and she is a regular contributor to The Artist Magazine [...]

artBEAT – The opening weekend of Broadway Arts Festival

2020-02-16T10:49:55+00:00June 5th, 2020|, , |

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 be brimming with [...]