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FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH : EVELYN BARTLETT

"Early Birds'" "What are the benefits and disadvantages of gouache as a medium?"Gouache loves paper and paper loves gouache! A good quality watercolour paper will absorb gouache beautifully, but still present a vivid colour on its surface. Because of the method in which I work, without...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH: DAVID CHARLES EDWARDS

"Walking the Southwest Coastal Path" "Your painting 'Walking the Southwest Coastal Path near Lynton, North Devon', was created as part of an ongoing project. Can you tell us more about this project and also how you go about choosing subjects on the route?" Walking, and painting, the...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH : PAUL ASKEW

  "Girl in the window" .  "Tell us more about your black and white paintings and the benefits of working in black and white?" Most of my life has been spent in Ophthalmic optics [Supply of prescription glasses] Although I have been painting for over 30 years,...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH : JILL MIRZA

"Punch and Judy" "What inspires you to paint and how do you develop your ideas?"         My paintings are figurative explorations of the world around me. Having trained at Art College in a traditional ethos I came to appreciate the process of looking intently and recording accurately....

ART GALLERY SW NEWSLETTER JUNE

Welcome to Art Gallery SW monthly newsletter. Each month we plan short interesting art based topics illustrated with a works from our gallery artists. This month we are featuring Landscape art and Impressionist art featuring works from Alan King, Andrew Cottrell, Rosemary Bonney, Angie Seaway, Belinda Reynell and Arty Angelika.  "Sunset over...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH : ANDREW COTTRELL

Wiltshire-based artist Andrew Cottrell is known for his landscapes of the South West, where he has lived most of this life. "Avebury Stones" "What inspired you to specialise in landscape painting?" I am inspired by colour, light and texture whether it’s in a landscape, cityscapes or seascapes...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH : SUCHETA ROSE

"Windsor Tree Series (After the Rain)" "Tell us more about your inspirations, in particular trees that feature strongly in your work". I draw a lot of inspiration from my walks and paint from photos that I take. Berkshire is home to the Windsor Great Park which has...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH: HAZEL MCNAB

"Porthmoina Cove" "What makes a good composition for a linocut?" I’m an Artist/Printmaker and I mainly work in reduction linocuts, I use the same piece of lino and cut away each colour after I’ve printed that layer. When you’ve finished there’s hardly anything left on the...

ART GALLERY SW NEWSLETTER

Welcome to the Art Gallery SW May Newsletter! Each month we explore different art topics illustrated with the works from our very own gallery artists. This month we're featuring Abstract and Surrealist artwork . "Blossom" by Martin Bush Abstract Art   Abstract art developed following the First...