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By Conquest Art on 31st January 2017
The Bridport Art group began at the beginning of October 2016. We started the group surrounded by Ursula’s inspiring artwork. At 11am eight people arrived. We didn’t know who was more nervous, but with cups of coffee and tea, we introduced Conquest Art. Christine read Ursula’s poem about forgetting all your cares and immersing your ... Read more »
Australia Day!
By Conquest Art on 26th January 2017
After visiting the Royal Academy of Arts Australian Exhibition last year, Jeananne (volunteer) persuaded me to buy the book for our art group and it has proved an inspiration to several of our members and to me. Member, Sundhar, as you can see has produced his own version of one of the pictures and has ... Read more »
Inspired to discover her confidence…
By Conquest Art on 20th January 2017
After joining Conquest Art I felt inspired to do a practical based art course. This I completed through ‘London Art College’.  As I have an interest in art I wanted to gain a greater awareness of different art techniques and skills. Doing this course has improved my confidence and ability in using different mediums. Many ... Read more »
A member we sadly lost
By Conquest Art on 10th January 2017
It was with great sadness that we learnt that John Remnant passed away the week before Christmas. John, who was profoundly deaf, became a Conquest Art member about 16 years ago. His daughter-in-law Penny was a helper and suggested he joined. Over the years, John has enjoyed tackling all the subjects introduced to the group. ... Read more »
World Braille Day!
By Conquest Art on 4th January 2017
On 4th January – it’s World Braille Day. Our Worcester Park Group Member, Sean Stanley is blind. He has enjoyed trying a tactile approach to painting in an abstract stained glass style. He drew a free design on a canvas board, which Carole, the group leader, went over with ‘artificial lead’, thus creating raised lines ... Read more »
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