Art in South West England

On this page you will find lots of links to useful art related websites based in the South West of England.

Belinda Reynell – Online oil painting tutorials


Mike Brown – Devon Open Studios

Upon the Ebbing Tide

Art retreat with Lynda Kettle R.B.S.A – Vibrant Soft Pastels

Cult Pens

A fantastic local business (Tiverton based) to buy your inks, ink pens, pencils, paints and brushes from.

Image of Cult Pens website.

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“Capturing Light” – Author: Catherine Beale

Written by award winning artist and Member of the Society of Women Artists (UK), this is a hands-on guide for artists of all abilities and a must for artists who wish to investigate the subtle qualities of light.

With a comprehensive section on Catherine’s innovative watercolour techniques and nine radiant projects to try, this practical paperback is filled with 500 colour illustrations over 176 pages of dramatic, imaginative landscapes.

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Cover and page images of Catherine Beale's "Capturing Light" book.

Local Art Classes in the South-West

Alpha Painting Holidays

Locations: UK and abroad (wide range of holidays).

Course Type: All media

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Double Elephant Printworks

Location: Exeter Phoenix

Course Type: Range of printing techniques

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Field Studies Council

Location: UK org – Slapton Lay (nearest)

Course Type: All media

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Newlyn School

Location: Newlyn, Cornwall

Course Type: All media

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St Ives School of Painting

Location: St Ives, Cornwall

Course Type: All media

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The Blackdowns Artist Retreat

Location: Churchstanton, Taunton

Course Type: Painting

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The Old Brick Workshop

Location: Wellington

Course Type: All media

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The Seaglass Gallery

Location: Lympstone, Devon

Course Type: All media

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Westcott Barton

Location: Near Barnstaple, Devon

Course Type: Art Retreats

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White Room

Location: Crediton, Devon

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John Hoar

Location: UK wide

Course Type: Watercolour

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