On the Shoulders of Giants

Pablo Picasso, from Las Meninas by Velazquez If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.In a letter to Robert Hooke (15 February 1676) from Sir Isaac Newton May 14th-16th, 2019 £270/3 days, to include a guided tour at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford For more information about the course, or if you would … Continue reading On the Shoulders of Giants

Art Courses for 2019

Christmas is over. It is  time for new year's resolutions...so what are you going to choose?  Are you a 'giver-upper'? Will it be... no more chocolate - ever? Or do you try something new...a 'taker-upper'? Surprisingly,  the beach photo from Norfolk was taken in January 2018. How about some blue sky thinking for 2019? (try … Continue reading Art Courses for 2019

The Drawing Course 2019

Drawing is where you start. In 2019 we are embarking on a Drawing Course that you can approach as a whole, or pick and choose which parts suit you. Each month there are 5 days of courses. you can do all 25 days, or pick and choose what you fancy doing. If you are uncertain … Continue reading The Drawing Course 2019

Raphael Drawing, Two Apostles

Life Drawing – Poses from the Masters

Sept 21st, October 5th, and 19th, 6.00pm - 9.00pm £90/3 Last weekend I went to see the magnificent Raphael exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford. Ashmolean Museum. As you look at his drawings you feel as though Raphael is in the seat next to you; his observations, corrections, alterations and thoughts are as clear now … Continue reading Life Drawing – Poses from the Masters

Degas to Picasso – on our doorstep

Oxford is just up the road from where I live. I hope to go to this exhibition after half term has run its course. http://www.ashmolean.org/exhibitions/degastopicasso/ Degas to Picasso Creating Modernism in France In works by Matisse, Manet, Chagall, Renoir, Degas, Léger and Picasso, this ground-breaking exhibition tells one of the most compelling stories in the … Continue reading Degas to Picasso – on our doorstep