Thursday, 16 April 2015

Upcoming show: 2-4 May 2015 in Bradford on Avon

I'm very much looking forward to our upcoming show next month in Bradford on Avon. Many of you are already planning to come so it promises to be fun! Here is more information about it:

"Three Wessex Sketchers - Capturing the light" 
at the West Barn, Barton Farm in Bradford on Avon BA15 1LF (UK) 
From Saturday 2 May to Monday 4 May (bank holiday)
10am to 5.30 pm - Free entry

Private view: Saturday evening from 6pm-10pm


The show will feature paintings from Bob Child, Andrew Taylor and myself. We all share the same passion for painting and a love of nature and architecture and we all work in a spontaneous and energetic way, trying to capture the light with paint. The show will feature work produced in plein air and also in studio. There will also be a large choice of original prints, cards and postcards. 




Bob Child, myself and Andrew Taylor



We usually get many families popping by, so there will be a little drawing/craft corner for children and for the curious artists, we will display our material, painting boxes and brushes so you can have a better idea of how we work. Bob, Andrew and myself will be there the whole time during the three days so come and say hi!

For those who can't make it, have a look on our websites. You can email us to reserve/purchase paintings online:




Here are a few pictures of the venue: West Barn, Barton Farm in Bradford on Avon. The pictures were taken during our last show two years ago at the same place:










The private view of our exhibition will be held on Saturday evening from 6pm-10pm and there will be drinks, nibbles and music from guitarist Cobie Mills. Would be great to see you there! 






Here is below a small selection of our work that will be at the show:

Starting with some of my paintings (there will be many many more!):


The Old Town Bridge, Bradford-on-Avon  - Valérie Pirlot



Cloud Study - beach in Fuerteventura - Valérie Pirlot



Morning hot air balloon ride - The Royal Crescent  - Valérie Pirlot


Bath views from Alexandra Park - April afternoon  - Valérie Pirlot



Hills in the morning fog - Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt  - Valérie Pirlot


Last light - Monksdale road allotments  - Valérie Pirlot


The Avon, Bath, near the train station   - Valérie Pirlot


Waterfront Square, Bristol Harbourside  - Valérie Pirlot





Superb watercolours by Bob Child:


Bob Child



Le Pont de l'Ouysse  - Bob Child



La Gomera  - Bob Child



Colerne, Tutton Hill  - Bob Child



Totnes High St  - Bob Child



Underfall Yard  - Bob Child





Lively and spontaneous paintings by Andrew Taylor:

Andrew Taylor



Near Marden  - Andrew Taylor



Cheverell Corn Bales  - Andrew Taylor



All Cannings, South view  - Andrew Taylor



Frome from the South - Andrew Taylor




View to Blackfriars  Bridge (1)  - Andrew Taylor




And finally here are a few pictures taken during our last two shows at the same venue.
We hope you can make it!



































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