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And the Winners are…
By Conquest Art on 24th April 2017
Trees! Glorious Trees! What would you draw/paint when presented with the theme 'Trees'? Find out what our three winners created and were awarded for expressing their imagination on this particular them.... Read more »
Stoneleigh Group opened its doors…
By Conquest Art on 3rd April 2017
On 20th March 2017, Stoneleigh opened its doors and invited friends in to see the work of our artists, including an excellent exhibition and a demonstration of encaustic art.  We have recently purchased the equipment for this new (to us) way of creating wonderful pictures and members of the group are delighted with the creative ... Read more »
A void in the Malvern group
By Conquest Art on 10th February 2017
George Hamblin joined the Malvern group almost from its inception about 10 years ago. He came as a helper but found his hearing loss made that difficult. Nevertheless he was always willing to help, very generous with his time, his knowledge and his own materials. He was a great encourager, interested in what others were ... 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 »
Life After Stroke Awards 2016
By Conquest Art on 1st November 2016
Formby Group Member, Barry Parkinson was nominated this year for a Creative Arts Award, part of ‘The Life After Stroke Awards 2016’. The Stroke Association hosts these awards every year to recognise the achievements of everyone affected by stroke. They celebrate stroke survivors for showing tremendous spirit and determination after their stroke. This award is ... Read more »
News from Our Worcester Park Group
By Conquest Art on 31st October 2016
On 5th July 2016, we opened a new Conquest Art Group in Worcester Park at St Mary’s Church, Cuddington.  We are a small, friendly group, and members and helpers have enjoyed getting to know each other while pursuing their individual artistic interests. Three of our members, Angela, Vedica and Jan are keen watercolourists and have ... Read more »
Member we have sadly lost…
By Conquest Art on 30th September 2016
Stoneleigh group is missing one of our number, Richard, who died in September 2016.  Richard had been a Member at Stoneleigh since 2012  and despite our urgings, or perhaps because of them, he continued to paint his pictures his own way.  Richard came from “God’s own country” Yorkshire, and had a wonderful dry sense of ... Read more »
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