Wednesday, 23 December 2015

Mike Purkiss

Incoming Tide River Orwell, Suffolk by Mike Purkiss

LAS is sad to announce the recent death of Mike Purkiss, our former Chairman, who did so much to build LAS into the much enjoyed and successful society it is today. We shall miss him.

SAA World Record Art Challenge

The SAA is attempting to set a world record for the largest number of original works of art exhibited under one roof. Ledbury Art Society has sent in 24 pieces painted by members.

The list of contributors (in no particular order) follows

Saturday, 12 December 2015

Robert Guy - Buildings in Watercolour

Unlike most of our demonstrators, Robert had not prepared his drawing in advance but made it part of the demonstration. Initial drawing with a 2H pencil was, unfortunately, difficult to see and impossible to project onto the screen. His drawing and painting was very detailed and he could not complete the image during the demonstration.

Robert has been a professional artist for over 20 years during which time he has worked as a fine artist, illustrator, designer, storyboard artist and art teacher. His work has been exhibited in prestigious galleries in London and Singapore and he has worked to commission at St Andrews and Gleneagles golf clubs. You can find more about him on