So much more to see, so little time, so the question is how to choose which studios to fit in across the Wiltshire countryside. You could build a studio trail around one of the activities where art is very much in action For instance there is pot coiling on Saturday with Liz Moakes at Studio 13, or on Sunday you can watch Bryan Hanlon painting in oils in Studio 19. On both Saturday and Sunday there's a wide selection of skills on show. Starting from West to East:
Photography help with Susie Bigglestone (Studio 2)
Coloured pencil technique with Pat Heffer (Studio 7)
Painting demonstrations at 2pm with Paul Oakley (Studio 8)
Jeannette Therrien will demonstrate techniques in making items in glass (Studio 24)
Glass casting by Belinda Harding, sculptor in Studio 26
The remarkable bursary artists who had never drawn or painted before at 'Help the Heroes' Tedworth House invite you to draw on their wall (Studio 31)
Clive Wilson lets you into his watercolour secrets which he has deployed around the world and demonstrates how to "be positive and think negative!" (Studio 41)
Finally, if you're 'totally arted out' you can celebrate with Gillian Reeve after hours on Saturday (6 - 8pm) at Studio 32 or chill out in Marlborough and join Wagon Yard Artists in Studio 21 when they draw the lucky winner of their £50 voucher on Sunday.
The images attached to this mailing show a glimpse of the editor's art trail last week end.
Cover image: Stained glass maker, Rosalind Hewitt outside her studio 34
Clockwise from top left: The art room at Tedworth House, Studio 31; Front room in Collingbourne Ducis, Studio 29; Photographer's studio in Chirton, Studio 10; corridor of Tedworth House, Studio 31.
Clockwise from top left: Welded pieces by sculptor Richard Baronio sharing with Melissa Cole who 'draws' with metal in the landscape of Studio 30; Theresa Hing makes stylish silver jewellery at home in Studio 42.
VIDEO #1 - 27 seconds
Mary Thorne at Wagon Yard Artists shows you the art of throwing
VIDEO #2 - 36 seconds
Tablets of stone in Lisi Ashbridge's garden outside her workshop
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