Monday, 28 October 2013

First Cover to Cover sketching day

3rd November 2013 - 10am to 2pm

Meet for a day sketching in the centre of Newbury.
Meet at the Corn Exchange for coffee and quick chat.
Sketch around Market Square (it is Farmer's market day) and Newbury centre.
Meet up at Victoria Park - by the bandstand at 2pm if you are still around for a group photo.
Remember to bring:
  • your Cover to Cover sketchbook or collect it on the day (by arrangement with Isabel Carmona),
  • your own materials, chair etc for comfortable sketching,
  • any food or refreshments you may want (or there are plenty of cafes around to buy some).
You are welcome to bring friends and family along but each person is responsible for themselves.

Open Studios Facebook page - Event 3rd November

Sunday, 27 October 2013

Cover to Cover launch

Open Studios West Berkshire and North Hampshire artists needed to take part in this project that will explore our creativity and inspiration.
whether you are a painter, jeweller, textile artist, potter, sculptor, video, silhouette, cake artist or calligrapher,
we want you to help us communicate how we develop our ideas from sketch, doodle or maquette to fully fledged pieces of Art.
Open to all Open Studios (West Berkshire and North Hampshire) artists (you do not need to take part in Open Studios 2014 scheme)
Entry costs £10 for which participant artists will:
  • Receive an A5 landscape sketchbook to personalise, fill in and exhibit at Arlington Arts Centre in May-June 2014,
  • Have the opportunity to exhibit as well one other sketchbook of their choice and artwork of any medium resulting from sketchbook studies,
  • Enter into a prize scheme judged by a well known artist (the results will be announced a the exhibition private view)
  • Receive information about sketching events that will be organised from November 2013 to March 2014 - if you can volunteer to organise a sketching day let us know,
  • Share your activities and sketchbook progress on this Cover to Cover blog
To register and collect your sketchbook get in touch with the Arlington Arts Centre box office