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Artist Insight: Catherine MacDiarmid

Artist Insight: Catherine MacDiarmid

Artist Insight Q & A with Catherine MacDiarmid Guest Blog from the winner of the Pegasus Art Prize, Artist of the Year 2017.  As Artists of the Year 2019 swings around again, we catch up with Catherine MacDiarmid, fine artist and winner of the Pegasus […]

‘Jessica’ – a guest blog by artist Laura Quinn Harris

‘Jessica’ – a guest blog by artist Laura Quinn Harris

‘Jessica’  A blog written by artist Laura Quinn Harris, winner of our August Portfolio Plus Pegasus Art voucher in association with Artists & Illustrators magazine. Her portrait was selected for the BP Portrait Award in 2017. ‘Jessica’ is a portrait I painted at the end […]

Win a £50 Pegasus Art materials voucher with Artists & Illustrators magazine

Win a £50 Pegasus Art materials voucher with Artists & Illustrators magazine

Become a Portfolio Plus member with Artists & Illustrators magazine for your chance to win a £50 art materials voucher from Pegasus Art, every single month!

We have teamed up with Artists & Illustrators magazine to offer both amateur and professional artists the chance to win an art materials voucher each month. Join the exciting online art community Portfolio Plus to enjoy lots of opportunities, benefits and online support. It’s a place where artists can share art with potential art buyers and explore other artists work. There are currently 18,000 members and counting – it’s easy to sign up for just £2.49 per month!

Each month, we celebrate the winning entry and hopefully inspire your own creative journey! By teaming up with A&I magazine, it’s a chance for us to introduce new artists to our own artist community. We offer a comprehensive online shop with thousands of high quality art materials, excellent customer service from our small and dedicated team of practising artists and an arts centre in a handsome 17th century mill near Stroud. We have a growing programme of amazing workshops for all skill levels and in many different mediums – it’s a place where you can enjoy learning new skills, regularly meet friends and enjoy classes, events and talks. There’s always something new to enjoy at Pegasus Art.

The winner of the August artwork of the month is Laura Quinn-Harris with her incredibly detailed painting. She more than fulfilled the theme ‘Wildlife’. Many congratulations to you!

With a little help from my friends by Laura Quinn-Harris

 

 

A printmakers view of Art & Everything

A printmakers view of Art & Everything

A printmakers view of Art and Everything by Rod Nelson – printmaker and tutor at Pegasus Art ‘Art – a rummy business’ JMW Turner       In truth, I hardly know why I am a printmaker, or artist or whatever I am. I’ve doodled, […]

John Lewis commission Imogen Harvey-Lewis for new store hoardings

John Lewis commission Imogen Harvey-Lewis for new store hoardings

Illustrator and tutor at Pegasus Art, Imogen Harvey-Lewis is commissioned by John Lewis June 2018: John Lewis reveals a series of colourful illustrations, created by local artist Imogen Harvey-Lewis, on the hoardings outside its new shop in Cheltenham which opens on 18th October. John Lewis […]

An evening with Cranfield Colours

An evening with Cranfield Colours

You are invited to an evening with Cranfield Colours!

Thursday 18th October

5 – 8pm FREE EVENT ~ Attic Studios, Pegasus Art, Griffin Mill, Stroud GL5 2AZ

RSVP: info@pegasusart.co.uk

We are excited to be opening our new ‘Attic Studios’ in time to welcome one of our favourite paint and ink suppliers, Cranfield Colours. Do join us for a fun evening with Michael Craine, third generation CEO of this paint and printmaking ink producer based in Cwmbran. Read more about the origins of Cranfield, a business that has been in the family since the 1920’s.

Ink and paint chemist, Michael Craine, will showcase Cranfield, Caligo and Spectrum products, explaining something of the history, pitfalls and delights of producing artists’ paints and printmaking inks. Join us for a lighthearted evening, try out products, identify paint by its smell and learn how to avoid paint related mistakes!

  • Free drink on arrival
  • Talk from CEO Michael Craine
  • Free demonstration by artist and printer, Rod Nelson (teaches at Pegasus, West Dean College and the RWA)
  • Try out the products yourself
  • Have a go at simple woodblock printing

Browse our website to shop for Cranfield products.

‘Open Doors’ – a new initiative from SIT Select

‘Open Doors’ – a new initiative from SIT Select

‘Open Doors’ is a new initiative from Stroud International Textiles, now known as SIT Select – an arts organisation supporting the visual arts and applied arts. Based in Stroud, they support local and national artists in curated and artist artist-led exhibitions, events, talks and educational […]

Learn to paint ‘en plein air’ in The Secret Garden at Museum in the Park

Learn to paint ‘en plein air’ in The Secret Garden at Museum in the Park

The ‘Secret Garden’ at the Museum in the Park has been brought back to life. Pegasus Art have partnered with the museum to use this beautiful space for painting workshops.   An Introduction to Painting en plein air with Max Hale Saturday 28th July 10am […]

Pegasus Prize at Raw Talent, New Brewery Arts

Pegasus Prize at Raw Talent, New Brewery Arts

Raw Talent 2018 ~ an exhibition of student and tutor work 

26th May – 17th June

at New Brewery Arts

 

For the first time, Pegasus Art provided two prizes for the biennial Raw Talent exhibition at New Brewery Arts. This is exactly the kind of event that we like to support as it celebrates all the wonderful artwork and sculpture that has been created by students and tutors throughout the year. As a significant art supplies retailer and workshop provider in the region, we were delighted to be asked to support this exhibition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winners of the Pegasus Prize £50 art materials voucher were Millie E (Young Artists section aged 13 – 16) who painted this gorgeous ‘Tiger’ and Lucy Walshe for her very fine ‘Bumblebees’ watercolour.

Other winners include Phoebe H – Childrens Public Vote, Nicholas Arbuthnott – 2nd Place, Public Vote for his Modigliani-esque stone sculpture and Tom E who won a Special Commendation.

Congratulations to everyone who had the opportunity to exhibit their work, some for the first time, in a professional and public exhibition! Prizes were awarded by Beth Alden, CEO of New Brewery Arts.

Pegasus Art Sponsors Bath Society of Artists 113th Open Exhibition

Pegasus Art Sponsors Bath Society of Artists 113th Open Exhibition

Bath Society of Artists 113th Annual Open Exhibition 24th March – 12th May 2018 at Victoria Art Gallery, Pulteney Bridge, Bath BA2 4AT – 10.30am – 4pm daily


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An evening with Cranfield Colours

An evening with Cranfield Colours

You are invited to an evening with Cranfield Colours!

Thursday 18th October

5 – 8pm FREE EVENT ~ Attic Studios, Pegasus Art, Griffin Mill, Stroud GL5 2AZ

RSVP: info@pegasusart.co.uk

We are excited to be opening our new ‘Attic Studios’ in time to welcome one of our favourite paint and ink suppliers, Cranfield Colours. Do join us for a fun evening with Michael Craine, third generation CEO of this paint and printmaking ink producer based in Cwmbran. Read more about the origins of Cranfield, a business that has been in the family since the 1920’s.

Ink and paint chemist, Michael Craine, will showcase Cranfield, Caligo and Spectrum products, explaining something of the history, pitfalls and delights of producing artists’ paints and printmaking inks. Join us for a lighthearted evening, try out products, identify paint by its smell and learn how to avoid paint related mistakes!

  • Free drink on arrival
  • Talk from CEO Michael Craine
  • Free demonstration by artist and printer, Rod Nelson (teaches at Pegasus, West Dean College and the RWA)
  • Try out the products yourself
  • Have a go at simple woodblock printing

Browse our website to shop for Cranfield products.