Links - Watford and local area, art related

The links below are local links for Bushey, Watford and the surrounding area. You may find them useful if you live in this area.

Amanartis - facebook
Amanartis is a exciting new destination for creative individuals and businesses in Watford. Amma is the creative, enthusiastic, energetic and exciting force behind this venture. You can't help but like such a charismatic personality! Go for it!

Artistmeet Rickmansworth
Artistmeet Rickmansworth - facebook
Artistsmeet is a contemporary art gallery space that has been created in the downstairs foyer of Watersmeet, Rickmansworth. The space provides white walls, a wooden floor and spot lighting.

Berkhamsted Art Society
Berkhamsted Art Society welcomes artists of all abilities as well as those who have an interest in the arts. We welcome painters in any media and craftspeople who are interested in pottery, sculpting or wood-carving.

Bedford Art Society
Bedford Art Society was founded in 1954 as the Bedford Art Circle. The Society exists to promote local interest in the visual arts. It enables those with any interest in art to hear talks, to see practical demonstrations, to exhibit their work in the Society's exhibitions, to visit art galleries and to take part in a number of practical opportunities for enjoying art

Buckingham Art Society
The Buckinghamshire Art Society plays a very active role in the visual arts in Buckinghamshire, organizing exhibitions, lectures, demonstrations, gallery visits and other art-related events. Many of these are open to the public as well as our elected members. The Society maintains close links with the County Museum in Aylesbury.

Bushey Festiva – July 2018
Bushey Festiva – July 2018
Since 1983, the Bushey Festival has grown to become one of the country’s largest Festivals organised entirely by volunteers. Run during the first fortnight in July, the aim is always to produce a varied programme of events for the local community. To many people, the Festival is the highlight of the Bushey calendar and is a much loved part of Bushey community life.

Bushey Museum
Friends of Bushey Museum
The Museum tells the story of Bushey and its unique artistic history. It has a large collection of works and articles relating to Sir Hubert von Herkomer RA and his world-renowned Art School. Also on show is the Lucy Kemp-Welch Memorial Trust Collection, including many of Lucy's superb paintings of horses

Friends of Bushey Rose Garden
Bushey Rose Garden is the jewel in Hertsmere's crown and was completely restored in 2010 thanks to funding from the Heritage and Big Lottery Fund. It is open all year round.

Chorleywood Community Arts Centre
The majority of our activities take the format of a workshop. They include facilities, equipment, shared cost of materials and friendly informal help.

Eastcote Art Society
Eastcote Art Society is thirty-five years old having started in 1978 and has been running continuously since then. It is a friendly group of local artists, with a wide range of skill levels from beginners to some very experienced and well known local artists, who get together on a regular basis to develop our interest in painting and art in general.

Finchley Art Society
We are an established and friendly society of local people of all ages and abilities. Complete beginners, amateurs, and professional artists meet to create and exhibit art.

The Frobisher Studio, Bushey
The Frobisher Studio is situated at the rear of the Museum site. It is a working Victorian studio in use from Monday to Friday.

Frogmore Paper Mill
Frogmore Paper Mill - facebook
Frogmore Paper Mill is the world's oldest mechanised paper mill - the birthplace of paper's industrial revolution. Today it is still a working paper mill producing around 100 tonnes of specialist grade paper every year on historic paper machines.

Graham Barkley (Painter)
Life drawing and general subjects in oil and pencil – Arabian scenes, theatrical subjects, architecture portraits and rock bands.

Harrow Arts Centre - visual arts
Based in Hatch End, Harrow Arts Centre is the only professional multi-artform venue in the London Borough of Harrow. Throughout the year our thriving arts venue hosts fantastic events encompassing music, theatre, comedy, dance, film and much more. We work in close partnership with many local organisations and community groups to deliver an inclusive, educational and accessible programme of events and activities for the diverse community of Harrow.

The Harrow Art Society
Harrow Art Society is the oldest art society in the area. It was founded in 1934 to promote interest in the arts in Harrow. Our first exhibition was held in December 1935. Membership is open to artists and creative people from all traditions in visual art

herts visual arts
herts visual arts - facebook
The HVAF is the only countywide visual arts organisation for Hertfordshire. No matter what sort of interest you have in the visual arts, full or part-time, the Hertfordshire Visual Arts Forum is for you! It is run by an enthusiastic voluntary Organising Group, with members from all areas of involvement in the visual arts

Jules Holt's paintings
Jules Holt's paintings go through a process using different media, spanning from oil paint to pen and ink. Absorbtion plays a key part in the process which allows different media to interact, creating an uncertainty which feels lively and energised.

Kathy Foster Paintings
An exploration of painting in oils is the driving force in my work, however, like Jim Dine I need ‘something to hang the paint on’. My subjects vary from landscape to mundane, ordinary objects, giving a connection to my own visual perspective on life and what is around us.

Kimpton Art Show
Kimpton Art Show 2018 One of the major events of the Kimpton May Festival is in its 36th year. The Kimpton Art Show is an exhibition and sale of artwork which forms a major feature of the annual Kimpton May Festival.In 2018 we will be holding the show for the 37th time in the beautiful surroundings of the Grade I listed parish church. The show will take place from Friday 4th May to Monday 7th May 2018.

Oxhey Village Environment Group - facebook
Oxhey Village Environment Group - wordpress
OVEG (Oxhey Village Environment Group) is your local non-political, non-profit residents’ group run by volunteers since 1974, whose main objectives are to:- maintain the character of Oxhey Village and its surroundings - foster the community spirit in the village - maintain and improve the environment of, and services to the area - record the history of the area

Oxhey Village Pottery
Oxhey Village Pottery. Hand thrown pottery - Commissions - Tuition by Rod Sandy in Oxhey Village

Paul Rees watercolour artist - facebook
Paul Rees watercolour artist - eBay
Paul Rees watercolour artist - PicClick
Paul Rees watercolour artist. Bushey, Hertfordshire. Traditional original watercolour landscape paintings.

Poulton Art Group (Bushey)
Ian Poulton and more recently Esther Heylen have been art tutors in Watford for many years. They formed the Poulton Art Group to enable the continuation of their adult education portrait and life classes during the rebuilding of Watford College. Classes are now held permanently at the Frobisher Art Studio which has been recently re-furbished and moved behind the Bushey Museum.

Pinner Sketch Club
Pinner Sketch Club is a long established and highly respected art society. There are around 120 members, coming from Pinner, Harrow and beyond who enjoy a lively programme of painting opportunities, workshops, demonstrations, guest lectures, “crits” and social events

Radlett Art Society
The main aim of the Society is to stimulate interest in painting, sculpture and allied subjects, by illustrated lectures given by experts in their fields, and by organised visits to Art Galleries, Exhibitions and buildings of artistic interest in this country and in Europe.

Reveley Lodge - The Stables and Hayloft Galleries
Reveley Lodge has been linked with the art world for many years – past owner Albert Chewett, a painter, was a pupil of Hubert von Herkomer. Therefore we are very excited to have opened our new gallery and exhibition spaces: The Stables and The Hayloft.

Rickmansworth and District Art Society
Ricky Art is for people who love art, who enjoy discovering more about art and who want to be involved in various creative and exciting activities and projects throughout the year. We include a wide range of creative disciplines within the society, and welcome artists of all standards.

Sophie Cordery - artmajeur
Sophie Cordery - herts visual arts
Sophie Cordery is a Visual artist, Born in Reims (France), lives in Hertfordshire. I paint the mundane, the small things of everyday life, empty rooms, lonely chairs, doors and windows opening to unknown places. Chairs are ubiquitous, overlooked, banal. I like their graphic lines and the way they literally sit in space. They are suggestive of human presence and absence ...

St Albans Art Society
St Albans Art Society has played a major role in helping to enhance the history and status of St Albans and district for well over a century.

Fine Art By Toulla
As a professional artist, I have acquired many skills over the years, which have led to my own unique style of work. Using watercolour, oil and acrylic as my main mediums, my work is precise and detailed. However, my aim is not to replicate a photographic image. By painting a variety of subjects, this allows me to keep my approach fresh and challenging. I strive for perfection in my work and only top quality professional grade materials are used.

Watford Area Arts Forum
Watford Area Arts Forum Supporting Art in the Watford area. Welcome to the Watford Area Arts Forum Website. We do hope you enjoy your visit, there is much to see here and we publish a six monthly magazine in print and digitally.

Watford and Bushey Art Society
Founded in 1921, our ‘welcome to all’ membership policy, with no selection process, means that our members include a wide spectrum of people ranging from gifted professionals to absolute beginners and those with just an interest in art.

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Links - to friends and family web pages

These are art related links to web pages of friends and family. It's amazing what is out there, including fine art, 3D printing, and even film production in Poland!

Kinetic Art combined with 3D Printing. ArtBot is about producing commercial art. Not just any type of art, but art that moves, and we have started on the path to produce moving (or kinetic) art, by using 3D print technologies.

Magenta Project | Realizacje wizji
(live broadcasting and film production) We are a group who love challenges. Our passion is for images. We create them combining the latest technology with experience. The company has existed since 1996. We have a long-standing presence in this market compared to many other companies, and are film pioneers in our field. We participated in some of the first live film broadcasting via the Internet, we carried out the first live broadcast of underwater hockey in Poland. The media world is changing, but we are trying to stay one step ahead.

Paul Barnes
Paul's mythical characters are allegories of human emotion. Against a landscape inspired by the natural surroundings of his native north of Scotland, narrative threads are woven around the interactions between his anthropomorphized figures, often greatly inspired by his three children, the purity, innocence and curiosity of their being and the infinity of their imagination.

Sally Worthington
Sally Worthington - Serrano Gallery
Born in England, I have lived in several countries and have explored a different artistic medium in each new city. I studied Life Drawing in Melbourne, Australia; Bronze Casting in Dallas; Watercolor and Pastel in New Orleans; and Paper Mache and Life Modeling in Clay in London. Here in Houston I have been working in various media, including steel, clay and paper mache.

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Links - to suppliers

These are links to some places I go to for tracking deliveries, to replenish my supplies, or for other art related services.

Royal Mail signed for service.
Enter your reference code to track your item.

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