Art Classes

Posted on Jun 12, 2020

Weekly art classes are held every Tuesday evening in Beccles, from 7 pm to 9.15 pm. Further details can be obtained by ring 01502 710491 or by email (email hidden; JavaScript is required).

Painting from the Heart

Posted on Jun 12, 2020

 A autobiography entitled “Painting from the Heart” by Halsgrove Publishers is available for £24.95. This hardback edition  traces the life and career of John Patchett IEA and shows the range and development of his paintings from his 19 years in South Australia to the last 25 years, whilst working and living in England. Further information […]

Pastel Workshops

Posted on Jun 12, 2020

One and two day weekend Pastel Workshops by John are continuing to prove very popular for all those who attend. They offer members of the public a unique opportunity to see John demonstrating his style and technique, receive personal and supportive tuition and experience the infectious creativity that has become a hallmark of his teaching. […]

10 Top Tips

Posted on Jun 12, 2020

My 10 Basic ‘Top Tips’ Here are some tips, which you may find useful, when working with pastels on location. 1. Choose a coloured sheet of pastel paper, or card, to suit yoursubject.2. Start ‘lean’ and ‘loose’.3. Try and work as quickly as possible.4. Don’t press too heavily and allow for a build up of […]