This website contains a catalogue of 5,000 hand coloured intaglio art prints, individually printed from the original, often antique, etched copper and steel plates. These represent some of the finesttraditional art prints available today, being true archival quality etchings and engravings taken from the original steel and copper plates, printed on custom made acid-free heavy weight paper with many being hand coloured to a very high standard.
We believe that developing your artistic skill should be a fun and engaging process. Whether its fine art, ceramics or craft, we cater for both beginners and the more advanced artist, wishing to workin the company of others. With this aim, we provide an environment that is both relaxed and informal. We offer each learner encouragement and professional guidance. Enabling everyone to enjoy a social experience as well as to achieve their full potential.
Our En Plein Air programme starts is underway so let's all get out there and enjoy painting together. This year we've chosen some of the most wonderful venues in and around the Cotswolds, fromCotswold Lavender to beautiful public and private gardens. We meet at 10 am at each of our venues, and stay until about 4. Bring what you need for painting or sketching, and a picnic which we generally eat together at lunch time.
Commission sales & global sourcing agents. We act on behalf of individual & corporate clients; sourcing through private treaty, the fine art trade and at auction. Paintings bought and sold, framing,restoration, interiors consultation and fine art lectures.
In 1898 the third Baron de Ferrieres, a former Mayor and MP for Cheltenham, gave 43 important paintings, mostly from Belgium and the Netherlands, to the town, together with £1000 towards the buildingof a gallery in which to house them. This was opened in 1899. In 1905 the Schools of Art and Science left the premises they occupied next door to the Art Gallery, and the Museum was opened in these rooms two years later.
Carnd'ache demonstration Saturday 13th September 10-4pm at Highbury Church hall. Lots of their products being demonstrated: pastel pencils, watercolour pencils, coloured pencils, neocolour, neopastel(oil), pastel cubes and graphite products by artist Robin Gray.
We have a very special evening coming up for MATTERSmeets on June 22nd, with a screening of the award winning film, 'The Economics of Happiness', followed by a live Skype call with HelenaNorberg-Hodge, the maker of the film. Yes! Virtually live from Frida Kahlo's home, The Blue House! We bring you photographs taken within the last 24 hours of Frida's home, La Casa Azul by deepspacestudio artist, Janie Ranger, reporting from Mexico City!