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Cambridgeshire based art studio offering Tutored Painting
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Archive for May, 2013

My Passion for Pastels

Published on May 28th, 2013 by Val Pettifer in Class

It was back in 2007 that I first discovered the fabulous world of pastels. As a ‘Friend’ of the Mall Galleries in central London (home of the Federation of British Artists) I decided to visit the annual Pastel Society exhibition; it was a revelation! A blast of pure colours and exciting styles of painting greeted… continue reading.

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Finding The Studio & Getting Started

Published on May 17th, 2013 by Val Pettifer in The Old School Studio

2013 started much the same as any other year until I was invited to attend the launch of Essex Framing Services (EFS) new premises in The Old School Complex in Whittlesford on New Year’s Day.  There was much excitement as EFS moved from Saffron Walden after 12 years of trading in a small unit on… continue reading.