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The lockdowns we’ve experienced over the last year have given many of us much time for reflection. This collection of portraits created during the lockdown shows loss, isolation and people simply lost in contemplation; however the human spirit endures
Posted by Liberty Rowley on Fri, 2021-01-29 14:24
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Now that more of us live in urban areas than ever before, and with the current restrictions on movement meaning many of us are exploring closer to home and finding the beauty in settings we previously simply travelled through to get to The Countryside, it seems perfect time to collect together works from The Pastel Society Annual Exhibition that explore the Urban and Industrial.
Posted by Liberty Rowley on Fri, 2021-01-29 12:36
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Discover part two of The Pastel Society Annual Exhibition Prize & Award Winners
Posted by Liam Kilby on Tue, 2021-01-26 12:22
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Discover part one of The Pastel Society Annual Exhibition Prize & Award Winners
Posted by Liam Kilby on Tue, 2021-01-26 10:47
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For her collection of work in this year's exhibition, Janine found inspiration from the connection of human interaction with the natural landscape around us.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Thu, 2021-01-21 14:25
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For her collection of work in this year's exhibition, Liz found inspiration from Hellebores growing in her garden during lockdown, riding and painting horses and returning to similar themes
Posted by Liam Kilby on Thu, 2021-01-21 10:59
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The colours do not fade, works stay vibrant forever. Pastel is not a Second Class medium. We can trace the use of chalk back to the Cave Paintings.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2021-01-20 13:49
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There is no set pattern to work, sometimes I spend a lot of time looking and thinking, at other times there are bursts of intensive activity, or long periods trying to make something work.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2021-01-20 11:15
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For his collection of work in this year's exhibition, Simon found inspiration from his visit to Mall Galleries during last year's Pastel Society exhibition and sketching scenes around London prior to the Lockdown in March 2020 with a focus on Battersea and Tower Bridge areas.
Posted by Simon Hodges VPPS on Mon, 2021-01-18 13:57
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I usually have the trigger of spotting something in the landscape that sparks ideas - often when out for reasons other than sketching. I then return for information in sketches and notes to take back to the studio
Posted by Liam Kilby on Mon, 2021-01-18 11:21
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You must have a healthy, wholesome view of yourself, your works and what you can uniquely bring into the art world and be true to it!
Posted by Liam Kilby on Mon, 2021-01-04 10:41
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"Ken Howard is one of my painting heroes and as a young artist, I was inspired by his work and delighted in reading his books. His work is so uplifting."
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2020-12-23 09:00