The surprise visit! It was Friday 23rd March, and it started like most Drop-In days do with a flurry of activity and anticipation. There were 12 students (the Friday Friends as they like to be known) and every-one was working on something different and exciting, so I was being kept very busy indeed, but everything… continue reading.
Yes you heard that right! The DropIn days have been getting pretty busy so in response to overwhelming demand, we have decided to increase the number of Drop-In days each month. This year, the new Drop-In day will be an extra Tuesday and/or Wednesday each month tutored by Val. The extra dates for 2018 are… continue reading.
The 11th March 2018 marks 5 years since Dave (still Husband of the Year and our Studio Facilities Manager) and I took on the Studio. Time certainly flies when you’re having fun. To celebrate this fact we upgraded some of our facilities, received a gift from the Whittlesford Society, and prepared ourselves to entertain a… continue reading.
You can find all the latest info about what’s happening at the OSS as it happens on our Facebook page. But if social media isn’t your thing, or you just want to be sure you don’t miss anything then click here to subscribe to our newsletter. Welcome to our art family! Please note:… continue reading.
Don’t forget it’s on next weekend! Come see a year’s worth of art from our dedicated Drop-In artists who paint and draw every Thursday or Friday all year round. See their 2017 catalogue while you have a sip and savour a nibble!
This winter at the OSS, we’ll be exploring mixed media like never before! Join us for Atmospheric Seascapes (Dec 2) and Expressive Fenland Scenes (Dec 3) with mixed media artist extraordinaire, Robert Dutton. So to get you even more excited about the impressive skill set that will be coming to our Studio, check this out!… continue reading.
Saturday 22nd April 11 am – 5 pm Come join us for a glass of Bucks Fizz, good art and good company as we celebrate the Old School Studio’s 4th birthday! 4 years ago on April 20th I threw open the doors to this studio thinking I’d host a few workshops and spend the rest… continue reading.
Here’s an opportunity to firm up your artistic foundation. Need to sharpen your drawing skills? Feeling stuck and need to break out of your comfort zone? Want to try new mediums? New techniques? New ideas? Curious about how and why the Masters painted the things they did? The way they did? Well here’s your… continue reading.
Saturday 30th September & Sunday 1st October 2017 11 am – 4 pm Can you imagine how much art our Drop-in Club members produce every year? We can’t just let it all disappear into folders and private homes without celebrating their commitment to art! So we’ll roll out the wine, soft drinks & nibbles, and you bring… continue reading.
I’ve been remiss. In fact, I’ve been downright disrespectful. The Studio’s 1-year anniversary is fast approaching and I’ve all but ignored one of the most important people behind its success, behind my success. The saying might be “behind every great man there’s a great” but for me? Behind this great woman there… continue reading.