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New Montreuil Art Group – Learn to Draw and Paint

Artist Peter Wyart is forming a new art group for anyone who wants to learn the basics of drawing and painting, or to improve their technical and interpretive skills.

Peter lives and paints near Montreuil and has frequently exhibited in galleries and art shows in the region.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ART GROUP ACTIVITIES AND TUITION, CONTACT peterwyart@btinternet.com

Art Exhibition at St Georges – more details

It was unfortunate that the weather was windy and rather cool on Sunday when we paid a visit to La Chapelle de St Georges near Hesdin.

Entering the show by way of a well-restored private roadside chapel adjoining a house which provided a splendid venue, we were greeted warmly and colourfully by David Maiden’s oil paintings.

Jeannete Todd's Raku wall plaques

The wind made for rather uncomfortable viewing of the outdoor exhibits, and ceramic wall plaques by Jeannette Todd had to be removed from their hanging places and displayed, instead, lying flat on the concrete floor of an outbuilding, in case they blew down and shattered.  There was no doubt we lost the opportunity to see this exhibit at its best.

Nik Meergan’s large garden sculptures, on the other hand, lost nothing of their monumental quality in the rather dramatic weather.  His swirling organic creations stood firm while the wind howled through their metal Continue reading “Art Exhibition at St Georges – more details” »