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Thursday, 31 October 2013

Spotlight - Month of Fear!

Happy Hallowe'en! Are you sitting comfortably? Ha! You won't be for long! This month, Spotlight takes a look at the Month of Fear blog which highlights a month-long art challenge to a select group of illustrators and covering various topics (What Lives Under The Bed, What is Your Recurring Nightmare, My Favourite Horror Story, What Terrified You as a Child, and Phobias). There's an incredible selection of works here!

Here's the link:

If you know any great art websites or articles, why not share them here? Send your suggestions to - please note that this isn't for self-promotion.

Monday, 28 October 2013

Upcoming - Rachel Ricketts Talk

On Thursday 7th November we have sculptor Rachel Ricketts coming along to give us a talk entitled "Sleeping Horse.  From concept to completion." Rachel has sent along a photo of one of her pieces, to give us an idea of her work:

This is our last talk for 2013 - however, the programme for 2014 is shaping up nicely, and hopefully I should be able to share something about it soon.

See you on the 7th!

Saturday, 26 October 2013

Undiscovered Artist

The LAS recently received an email from a gentleman called William Jones, from Undiscovered Artist. He's inviting members of the LAS to sell their work on his website (, which he says places emphasis on selling original and affordable art. There's no listing fee, and commission is 20%. Only original art is accepted. He can be contacted at

I haven't had any further contact, so I can't say anything one way or the other about this - I'm forwarding this as I was asked to.

Sunday, 13 October 2013


If you've tried to go to then you've probably found yourself redirected here (or at least, you will soon). You may have noticed that some of the old pages on the website have been moved over, and now we're looking to just run this blog.

Hopefully there won't be any technical issues with this, but, if there are, please drop me a line at and I'll try to resolve them as soon as I can.

Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Tech news

It's working again! What's On has been updated with Silk Top Hat exhibitions, Art! Squad news and the final LAS evening meeting of the year.

Saturday, 5 October 2013

Tech note

What's On cannot be updated right now, as Blogger isn't allowing any changes to text boxes to be saved - Google are looking into this, so hopefully I should soon be able to update as usual.

Pictures from Chris Bean's 'Drawing in the Round' Evening

I'm afraid I can't really say anything about the evening, as I couldn't make it (a real shame, I felt - Chris is a very good teacher, and it's always great fun and excellent practice to draw from life).

Here are some pictures from the evening, courtesy of Tom Crowe:

Click the pictures to enlarge.

Next month, on 7th November, we have our final talk of 2013! Rachel Ricketts is coming along to give us a talk on sculpture - see you there!