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Art,Life,Figure,Drawing,Landscape Painting Devon...Art& Crafts Directory
Devon SouthWest England  EX37 9ED UK  
email  
 frankadey@yahoo.co.uk
A directory of art Classes, Groups, courses, Artists, materials & Galleries in Devon & Exmoor.
(my Galleries on-line http://www.saa.co.uk/art/artist/23969559.html )
Figure Drawing themes and human Painting, Clothed Figure Drawing, sketching and Portrait Art. Landscapes, abstract, Photography,  Artists, classes, groups, Galleries, art links. Art supplies. We have created a site of exciting LINKS to most of the Art classes and courses around the area. For those wishing to extend and learn Art and photography...with many links to creative outlets and direct links to many artist own galleries and sites. I have now put a link to many well known artist, some I have worked with at the bottom of page, under other favourite artists.
Frank & Christine Home studio Gallery  http://www.arthouse-northdevon.co.uk/
Home Art Gallery, open to view only by prior appointment...please phone 01271 858354 Umberleigh, Bishops Tawton area.  Feel free to browse & nose around...

Art Galleries, Art Supplieswell known artists, 
listed under
classes & workshops! 
 

ART GROUPS & directories   
http://www.petroc.ac.uk/  North Devon College Barnstaple
http://www.theploughartscentre.org.uk/   Torrington
SKETCH CLUB  https://www.facebook.com/sketchclubND
Devon Artist Network http://www.devonartistnetwork.co.uk
       
 
North devon Arts http://www.northdevonarts.co.uk/
http://lundyartgroup.weebly.com/index.html  Lundy Art group Appledore
http://www.northdevontheatres.org.uk/north-devon-festival-event.asp?ID=713  Barnstaple
http://www.artistsdirectorydevon.com/           
Devon Art Society http://committeedevonart.wix.com/devon-art-society#!home/mainPage
http://www.broomhillart.co.uk/

http://www.westgallery.co.uk/store/c63/Workshops_and_Courses.html
http://www.beaford-arts.org.uk/
         
http://www.bideford.devon.sch.uk/home/index.htm
http://www.westbuckland.devon.sch.uk/        
http://www.devonartcourses.co.uk/ Chulmleigh
http://www.northdevontheatres.org.uk/north-devon-festival-event.asp?ID=405
Third age art group http://www.torridgeu3a.btck.co.uk//Groups/ArtDrawinggroups
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Loughrigg-Gallery/505002192918071

http://www.piltonartsgroup.com/index.htm  Pilton arts group
http://www.bbcdevon.org/creatives/visual-arts/ian-hudson/
http://www.bideford-tc.gov.uk/markets/pannier-market  a group of artists and crafts in Bideford
Shamwick Art Group Workshops, run by Judith Jones Combe Martin  judith222@btinternet.com
Ashreigney Art Group contact Dee Strachan 01769 520612  Monday mornings Village hall
Artist directory run by Paul Gillard Artists in Devon http://artistsindevon.com/
NEW Centre bookings for visual arts
 http://www.northdevondirectory.co.uk/high-bickington-community-centre.html 
wikigallery   http://www.wikigallery.org/recommended-art-resources 
Oil Paintings Gllaery link http://www.1st-art-gallery.com


Life figure drawing, art & craft classes & 
workshops
Life drawing references for models...for drawing...
http://www.artmodelsphoto.tumblr.com

New section
for the newest class notifications in Devon...under Ashreigney & Quay Drawing class
...beginner or experienced...courses in Devon
If there any art groups that are not listed for free, please email me frankadey@yahoo.co.uk

Art Making classes at St Anns Arts Barnstaple. 
http://www.quaydrawing.co.uk/about

New life class in Barnstaple .
Every week Tuesday 7pm-9pm
..contact Tanya from the web site..class at...
Now in the Broomhill Art Hotel Gallery. Muddiford Road, Barnstaple EX31 4EX web www.tanyagg.co.uk

10am to 2pm
 
run by Stuart Fiddes and will take place at the wonderfull light hall in
Appledore St Mary's Church hall,
 Life Drawing with superb models 
 
www.fiddes.org   tel for details 07767371417 http://www.northdevonarts.co.uk/member_597.html 
contact email 
stuart@fiddes.org  includes tea & biscuits and will be on the first Wednesday of each month.  
Many Thanks Rosie who used to run the class http://www.rosieburnsartist.com/gallery.html

mail@maggiecurtis.co.uk
  Appledore Church Life drawing Hall with the wonderful light  Our sessions are on the third Wednesday in the month...2hours 10to12am for  £5 tea coffee and bisc. Bring your own gear
http://www.maggiecurtis.co.uk/portfolio  2hour, in the day class, at Appledore...life models run by Maggie


Fiona C. Balfour
   01237 424494 Life class evenings, at Bideford art centre two hours, gear supplied, everyThursday evening 7to9pm for £6 or contact Maggie above for details include tea coffee and bisc. at old art school building. 
https://sites.google.com/site/fionabalfourartist/ or  http://www.bideford.devon.sch.uk/bid_contact_com_ed.html

 
Petroc the North Devon art college runs many classes at the old Brannhams factory, and organises other courses at colleges around N. Devon check out the Petroc web site...tutors Doug Stackhouse and Pete Newell  Gear supplied  http://www.petroc.ac.uk/

Figure drawing class at North Molton (mainly clothed models)
email  tiluperry@btinternet.com   Monday (School term time only) 10 to 12 £5 

Lundy Art Group at Appledore   http://lundyartgroup.weebly.com/index.html

WestGallery art courses & workshops
http://www.westgallery.co.uk/store/c63/Workshops_and_Courses.html


Life Drawing classes Hope Hall Exeter...
https://www.facebook.com/events/766266356808654/

Jackie Griffith Artist of
South Molton
 Running classes every Tuesday morning at the Loughrigg Gallery in South Molton. I am the "Guest artist"! Numbers beginning to build up. Lovely setting with log fire and great home cooked cakes and refreshments.
please call Jackie on 
01769 572719 jgriffith@btopenworld.com

Shamwick Art Group Workshops run by Judith Jones at Combe Martin
 judith222@btinternet.com

SKETCH CLUB  https://www.facebook.com/sketchclubND

New art course with one to one instruction in all art styles 
, mainly clothed will be starting in March 2013  
http://www.facebook.com/GaenorsCourtyardGallery
This will be run by Gaenor Barker and is at Chittlehampton  
gaenorbarker@gmail.com 01769 581424  07538553091

Ashreigney Art Group contact Dee Strachan 01769 520612  Monday mornings Village hall

http://www.quaydrawing.co.uk/
   Quay Drawing offers expert tuition in painting and drawing at a variety of locations in North Devon including Fremington Quay and historic St. Anne’s Arts and Community Centre.

Newest class notifications...in Devon
Third age art groups Torrington...http://www.torridgeu3a.btck.co.uk//Groups/ArtDrawinggroups

Life Drawing classes at The Venture Hall,Budleigh Salterton for 10 weeks , starting on Wednesday the 22nd January.
Contact details.katswann@yahoo.co.uk or 07749825009.

Life Drawing Class, Matthews Hall, Topsham 
starting Jan 10th 2014, Fridays 10-12
5 weeks for £70 louisealive@outlook.com home: 01935 223048 mob: 07941 092 838
Tuition will be available throughout out the class but those who wish to draw untutored are free to do so. Those who are beginners will get clear guidance and encouragement. 

Life Drawing Exeter...
https://www.facebook.com/events/766266356808654/

MODELS
for reference lovely clothed and nude models...
https://theartmodels.com/default.aspx

Bodies in Art Contemporary Life Modeling project 
http://bodiesinart.wordpress.com/  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdthKEx7mcI.

Devon Art Society 
http://committeedevonart.wix.com/devon-art-society#!home/mainPage

life drawing Honiton 
http://www.oldpavilioncourses.co.uk/drawing-courses-devon/life-drawing_courses.html

http://www.eastdevonart.co.uk/workshops/figure-drawing/     Cornwall http://www.artclassescornwall.com/

Drawing, painting courses, artist models, crafts in North Devon
Colin Allbrook runs a class at Umberleigh Village hall on Mondays, with instruction call 01769 560041


Vivien Walters animal and portrait classes  http://www.vivienwalters.co.uk/workshops.html

Ian Hudson  http://www.facebook.com/ian.hudson2
http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1283822862765.2036538.1445917126&type=3

Carol Edwards Stained glass workshops... http://guineafordarts.co.uk/Workshops.htm

BEES NEES Recycled Crafts...copper jewellery, clocks and ornaments  
http://www.beesneescrafts.co.uk/

NEW basic Drawing Course
...The short course is aimed at beginners but could be useful for those with some experience. On the course you will explore ways to improve your drawing skills and the use of different media. The course takes place at Appledore ring Tim on 01271 373749 or  email td.saunders@virgin.net

Figure classes at Burton Art Gallery clothed figures and proportions
http://www.northdevon.com/thedms.aspx?dms=13&feature=32&venue=4341910
http://www.burtonartgallery.co.uk/

West Buckland
in the new Damien Hurst gallery
have several classes and figure drawing once a month   
Mrs K A  Wicks
enquiries@westbuckland.devon.sch.uk
http://devon.floodlight.co.uk/devon/courses-classes-lessons/west-buckland-school/best-art-and-crafts-courses/qualification/study/region/16180339/220706/100/19571/domain.html

Mike willdridge 
is a practising artist and former teacher.
At Chulmleigh all day life class for £30 the last Friday each month 
http://www.devonartcourses.co.uk/     devonartcourses@btinternet.com

Braunton CommunityCollege 
http://website.braunton.devon.sch.uk/downloads/bs_community_courses.pdf

Pilton Community College also runs several classes, details from PETROC or link below...
http://www.thisisnorthdevon.co.uk/New-art-classes-adults-kick-April/story-12161847-detail/story.html

Directory of some other Life classes around Devon
http://devon.floodlight.co.uk/devon/courses-classes-lessons/best-life-painting-drawing-courses/qualification/study/region/16180339/220706/100/domain.html

Tony Williams painting courses
 
http://www.tonywilliamsart.co.uk/page3/index.php

Art Holiday breaks in Mid Devon
 
http://www.bramblesartretreat.com/newhomepage2.html

Bude art society  http://www.budeart.co.uk/demonstrations.htm 

Colin Allbrook runs many classes around Devon contact him at his studio 01769 560041
http://artistsoftheri.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/colin-allbrook-ri.html

Brambles art retreat  
http://www.bramblesartretreat.com/?gclid=COGtlM72k68CFZARfAod4Whcxw

Lynton art courses at Gunns...  
http://www.gunnsgallery.co.uk/index.php?location=courses

Life Drawing at Exeter  
http://www.lifedrawingandportrait.co.uk/

Life Drawing at Tiverton  
http://www.emagister.co.uk/life_drawing_courses_tiverton-kwpob-1000000024-81199.htm

Clovelly Pottery & trips to Lundy Island
 
http://clovellycharters.wordpress.com/clovelly-pottery/

Crafts & courses
 for fun Watercolour & stained Glass  
http://www.trelawney.co.uk/craft-centre


http://www.starnow.co.uk/korinnaadey
Fascinating Character performers who model
 http://www.catspaw.uk.net/

ART SUPPLIES...  Art Galleries & artists, below art supplies
Possibly the best Art Shop in the West...Blue gallery  http://bluegallery.co.uk/ 
ask for Roy...they have everything in arts and crafts  BARNSTAPLE  01271 343536  16 Joy street

Garlands Art supplies Bideford 01237 473736 12 Allhalland st.
Gunns Gallery Lynton, art materials,  picture gallery  & framing  
http://www.gunnsgallery.co.uk/index.php?location=equipment
All these shops have extensive supplies of art materials.
Jackie Griffith...
sells art materials at the South Molton Pannier Market.
Husband John, for framing pictures , frames, mounts and materials 01769572719  
jgriffith@btopenworld.com
CopyCatz arts & crafts & other supplies in Braunton 01271 813949 copy.catz@tiscali.co.uk
Ilfracombe Bookshop & art supplies 01271 864545
Picture framing
 Barnstaple 
http://www.framewarehouse.co.uk/
Framing Medina Gallery Barnstaple 01271 371025
or order on line from London...
http://www.atlantisart.co.uk/
 
ART GALLERIES
A superb collection of framed artworks Gunns of Lynton  http://www.gunnsgallery.co.uk/index.php?location=equipment
Appledore Crafts
 
http://www.appledorecraftscompany.co.uk/
Docton Court Gallery 
http://www.doctoncourtgallery.co.uk/
Broomhill gallery Barnstaple
 
http://www.broomhillart.co.uk/
Waterside Gallery Instow http://www.watersideart.co.uk/
Burton Art Gallery Bideford 
http://www.burtonartgallery.co.uk/
White Moose Gallery Barnstaple http://www.whitemoose.co.uk/
Medina Gallery Barnstaple  80 Boutport St Barnstaple 01271 371025
Appledore Galery  
http://www.appledoregallery.co.uk/
Little gallery Torrington  
http://www.littlegalleryonthefarm.co.uk/
North Devon Arts exhibitions http://www.northdevonarts.co.uk/
Ilfracombe Driftwood Gallery   http://driftwoodgalleries.co.uk/
Ilfracombe ECHO Beach  
https://www.facebook.com/echobeachgallery
Ilfracombe Gallery Jessica Dove 01271 867222  or 865138
Ilfracombe Other Criteria D. Hurst Gallery 
https://www.othercriteria.com/
Devon Guide to Galleries
 
http://www.devonguide.com/arts_and_crafts/galleries/
New art gallery in Lynton  
http://gallery500feet.com/
The little Gallery 
http://www.artsandentertainment.org.uk/4/post/2011/8/lovely-little-gallery-in-bideford-butchers-row.html
Lynton gallery 
http://www.lynvalleyartandcrafts.co.uk/

Gunns Gallery Lynton
 
http://www.gunnsgallery.co.uk/index.php?location=equipment
West Gallery 
http://www.westgallery.co.uk/
Art Coop http://www.artcoopatg39.co.uk/
The plough arts centre http://www.theploughartscentre.org.uk/
Art Devon  http://www.artdevon.com/
Appledore Crafts Gallery  http://www.appledorecraftscompany.co.uk/
14 the gallery  http://www.14thegallery.co.uk/
http://welcombearts.wordpress.com/events/open-studios/
Salar Gallery Exhibitions   http://www.bohdgaya.net/salar/past.htm
Guide to Devon Museums http://www.devonmuseums.net/
ArtHouse gallery (previously at the old Gables Tea rooms Umberleigh EX379AB in July 2013)...
Gables ArtHouse for sale http://www.gth.net/residential/barnstaple/1/results/property/devon/stm130167

Links to well known Artists in Devon...

Michael Austin,
Colin Allbrook, Martin Blunt. Mike Woollacott, Vivien Walters, Penny Laird, Ian Hudson, Tony Williams, Hester Berry,  John Hurford, Rosie Burns, Valerie Biebuyck, Fiona C. Balfour, Ken Hildrew,  Sarah Woolfenden, Clare Maryan Green, Stuart Fiddes, Maggie Curtis, Carol Edwards, Rebecca Cohen, Lucy Perry, Robin Wiggins, Mike Willdridge, Oliver Pengilley, Richard Blackmore, Jackie Griffith...Harry Juniper, John Butler, Dr Tim Williams, Mark Woollacott,
Annemarie L Munro, Roger & Ros Cockram, Mark jay landscapes

Art Galleries, and other famous creative artists from around the Country, below this section.

Michael J Austin  
animal and figure paintings...and a good painball player 
http://www.michaeljaustin.co.uk/     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mick_Austin   

Colin Allbrook    http://www.colinallbrookartist.co.uk/     

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mbpencils/
  Martin Blunt  Petroc and Epsom,  worked with in advertisng,
see M. Cadman, David Bellamy, David Juniper in links to favourite artist, at bottom page.
 

http://www.mikewoollacott.co.uk/artist.html   
who is at PETROC ev class run by tutor Doug Stackhouse  for 
http://www.petroc.ac.uk/

Vivien Walters animal and portrait artist   http://www.vivienwalters.co.uk/index.html

http://www.appledorecraftscompany.co.uk/laird-home Penny Laird

Ian Hudson 
 
http://www.bbcdevon.org/creatives/visual-arts/ian-hudson/        http://www.pamcoxpaintings.co.uk/

http://www.tonywilliamsart.co.uk/page1/index.php

http://www.hesterberry.co.uk/gallery/index.htm
     

http://www.johnhurford.co.uk/yapig/view.php?gid=2&page=1  amazing detail in nature and figures

http://www.rosieburnsartist.com/  who runs the Appledore all day life class

http://www.valeriebiebuycksart.blogspot.co.uk/    Fantastic art style

http://www.northdevonarts.co.uk/member_468.html
   Fiona who runs the Bideford ev life class
https://sites.google.com/site/fionabalfourartist/

http://www.kenhildrew.co.uk/
  Well Known for landscape, animals, Exmoor      

Sarah Woolfenden 
http://www.sarahwoolfenden.co.uk/  lovely tress and woods

http://www.claresbeautifulwindows.co.uk/  superb Stained Glass

http://www.fiddes.org/delamer/Intro.html
http://www.northdevonarts.co.uk/member_597.html
   Stuart Fiddes North Devon Arts

http://www.maggiecurtis.co.uk/portfolio  who runs the two hour Appledore class

http://guineafordarts.co.uk/   Carol Edwards creative glass...Lyn Valley Art & Craft Centre at Lynton

http://welcombearts.wordpress.com/events/open-studios/
  Rebecca Cohen figure artist

http://www.lucyperry.co.uk/    Lucy Perry

Lovely Lady who makes kids sock monkeys  
http://www.mrsmottssockmonkeys.co.uk/

Robin Wiggins 
http://www.northdevonarts.co.uk/member_485.html

Mike Willdridge  http://www.shades-of-france.com/mike-willdridge.html  who also runs classes

Oliver Pengilley 
http://www.oliverpengilley.co.uk/The_Gallery.html  .... fantasy and feature artist


Richard Blackmore  
http://www.exmoorartgallery.co.uk/richardblackmore.html

Jackie Griffith South Molton artist  
http://www.northdevontheatres.org.uk/art-event.php?id=29
01769 572719  jgriffith@btopenworld.com

Quality craftsman Pottery...Bideford Pottery Harry Juniper..collectable engraved pots 01237 471105

John Butler R.W.A. 23 Butchers Row Bideford...Carving a niche   
http://www.johnbutlerwoodcarver.co.uk/ 

Dr Tim Williams  Superb free landscape scenic painter  http://www.tim-williams.co.uk/

Mark Woollacott landscapes
 http://www.markwoollacott.com/ 

Annemarie L Munro
 
http://www.loughrigg-gallery.com/248497576 

Roger Cockram pottery http://www.rogercockram-ceramics.co.uk/
Paintings by Ros Cockram

Mark Jay
 http://www.devonartistnetwork.co.uk/MemberHome=MarkJay
www.burringtonfinearts.co.uk/dos.php

OTHER links to favourite and well known artists in UK ... 

John Raynes possibly the best illustrator from the 60's 70's now working in fine art and some beautifiul work in figures  http://johnraynes.co.uk/about/                           http://www.beside-the-wave.co.uk/


Victor Ambrus
fantastic for figure and landscape  
http://www.victorambrus.com/Home.html  teacher at Epsom?   did the concept work for Time Team, and lovely figure drawings

The most amazing realist American western art James Bama 
http://www.world-wide-art.com/art/James_Bama.html 

Frank Bellamy the famous comic strip artrist fantastic work http://www.frankbellamy.com/  worked with son David in advertising   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Bellamy   Eagle Comics

http://www.trevorheath.co.uk/
  An Artist's Odyssey, ex Epsom Art School 
http://www.margaretheath.co.uk/         ps I love a burnt umber under wash!

The art teacher at Epsom art school who influenced Me, Martin, David, Trevor, sadly died in 2010
http://www.michaellawrencecadman.com/    see portait of M. Cadman in Trevor Heath's site
a retrospective of Michael's work...to follow soon. 
http://www.michaellawrencecadman.com/index.html

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mbpencils/  Martin Blunt,  Petroc and Epsom,  worked with in advertisng, see M. Cadman, David Bellamy, David Juniper, Trevor Heath.

http://www.iandavidbaker.com/profile-page-one/
   Ian Baker ex Epsom art School
http://www.charlesbone.com/  Charles Bone, friend of M. Cadman

http://www.folioart.co.uk/illustration/folio/artists/illustrator/david-juniper/
 David Juniper
 ex Epsom Art School and superb Album cover designer Led Zepplin


Michael J Austin history 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mick_Austin   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSLakiKobCw   worked next to his Barnstaple studio in Advertising, and good paintball player...

http://www.michaelheslop.com/illustration/illus_pages/illustration_index.htm

http://www.artsocieties.co.uk/directory/art-demonstrators-teachers/%5Blocation-province_N%5D/dennis-lascelles-ba-hons 
Dennis Lascelles  
http://www.flickr.com/photos/30245815@N04/  Art tutor and runs many classes in South England Bridgton area...plays a great Hamond organ! Worked with him in advertising Wokingham.

SueLewington
 
http://www.greatatlantic.co.uk/demon/gallery/sue2/exhibit.html Lovely Cornwall scenes

Kurt Jackson http://www.kurtjackson.com/  superb

John Newland http://www.mandellsgallery.co.uk/artists-index-a-z/contemporary-artists/john-newland/  fine landscapes

Because I like Steam Trains  
http://www.davidshepherd.com/davidshepherd-trains.html

Artist Still trying to gain recognition
...
http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/leonardo/