The natural world as seen through the eyes of Eric Ravilious, John Nash, John Piper and other artists. Since its publication over 200 years ago Gilbert Whites The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne has inspired generations of naturalists, writers and artists. . . .
For a brief period during the 1920s, some of the most celebrated 20th century British artists including Eric Ravilious, Edward Bawden and Enid Marx studied together at the Royal College of Art. Despite their different backgrounds and personalities, these artists forever altered the face of design in modern Britain. . . .
Curator and collector Muriel Wilson helped to introduce British art to the world during the 20th century. Discover works from her collection by artists such as Peter Blake, David Hockney and Eduardo Paolozzi, left to the Gallery upon her death. . . .
Everything you need to know about pointed nib lettering. This comprehensive course allows you to learn everything from the basics to styling your calligraphy. Learn to handle a nib so that you can create elegant lettering every time! Each student will receive one of our Practice Pads , a wooden. . .
A 7 session online course on Mondays using WEA Canvas/Zoom programmes. NB Half term break on 26 Oct. Course ref C3745701. Artists have used colour to communicate information for thousands of years. Colour can create a mood, establish harmony, or encode information about wealth, status and wellbeing. This course will. . .
We have linked up with the very talented Laura Prudence Calligraphy who has designed a pumpkin with a message about the charity. We hope this will inspire others to entry our Free competition to win a £50 Sainsbury’s voucher. To enter;. Draw or carve a design on a pumpkin of. . .
Recent advances in technology have enabled astronomers to discover new planets in orbit around stars beyond our Sun: so-called extrasolar planets , or ‘exoplanets’: for short. Many of the new planets found to date are giant planets like Jupiter and Saturn in our own Solar System. But astronomers are now. . .