Artist demonstrates pastel techniques at Otter Vale Art Society
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A demonstration of how to capture colour and light with pastels was the focus of the Otter Vale Art Society’s meeting on Friday, October 4.
The visiting artist was SouthWest Arts academician Colin Allbrook, who created a picture of the inside of a farm outbuilding.
One of his favourite subjects is scenes on a farm, particularly working barns.
Working from a sketch he began with a carefully detailed drawing and then built up layer upon layer of subtly graded colour.
Given more time, Colin would have added some darker tones, but he had already captured the mood and light in the lambing shed.
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The society's next monthly meeting will be on Friday, November 1.
Instead of the usual art demonstration, the teacher and professor Anthony Slinn will give a theatrical lecture on Van Gogh.
- 1 It's our time to share our fortune and 'do our bit' as we start to re-open
- 2 Hayman's Butchers 'had been my life' - Stewart Hayman
- 3 Further improvements for Sidmouth Town FC
- 4 Town is spruced up as excitement is in the air for future
- 5 Claire leaves political spotlight
- 6 There will be sunshine after the rain as the town re-opens
- 7 Salston Manor Hotel plans given the go-ahead
- 8 Virtual donkey day out on Easter Sunday
- 9 Sidmouth’s ‘overwhelming’ support for Wear a Hat fundraiser
- 10 Rewarding first night back For Sidmouth Running Club
It starts at 2pm at the Ottery Institute, and is open to non-members for an admission fee of £2.
Visit the Otter Vale Art Society's website for more information.