Hello, my name is David Coupe. I am a self-taught artist and have been painting for about 50 years and about 15 of those teaching art. I started to paint professionally on having to take earlyretirement due to ill health and I've enjoyed teaching others to enjoy this wonderful hobby. I now run two hour classes, Saturday workshop once a month and painting holidays. I mainly paint these days in watercolour, but also in oils and pastel.
Yes, BEANS offers a nice selection of great coffees and teas, and we make all of our soups, salads, sandwiches, quiches and cakes on the premises. However, we are quickly becoming known for our artclasses and special events. We also display and sell a growing collection of jewellery, prints, cards, stained glass, paintings, collage & stitchery works, ceramics, and fused glass created by talented local artists.
Nestled in the hillside, above the River Derwent, the small Derbyshire village of Holloway is the inspirational setting for the Little London Gallery. Enjoying breath-taking views over the surroundingcountryside, this small family-run gallery offers an intimate and friendly environment in which to show-case the diverse and imaginative work of local Derbyshire artists.
A professional artist, illustrator and visualiser with years of experience working in advertising and design. I currently divide my time between commercial projects, exhibitions and gallery work. Mypersonal paintings, pencil drawings and pen and ink drawings are inspired by landscapes, contours, weathering and architecture.
Welcome to Gallery 23 specialists in original fine art, ceramics and photography. We have two galleries one based in Stalybridge and our recently opened gallery in the lovely Derbyshire spa town ofBuxton. In addition to our display of fantastic art work we also offer a bespoke framing service at both galleries. The Stalybridge Gallery holds weekly Art Classes suitable for both beginners and anyone wanting to brush up on their art skills.
Barton Galleries has been specialising in very high quality reproductions of fine art since 2002 and have provided thousands of customers with exceptional reproduction oil paintings on canvas. We areable to stretch and frame your oil painting to Fine Art Trade Guild museum standard and deliver a complete work of art to your door.
Martin Hyde is a Derby based artist and illustrator. He works in a variety of mediums to create his illustrations and art works. Techniques include digital (photoshop and illustrator), linocut,monoprints, etching, pen and ink, and oil paintings. He also has his own design studio Design and i which compliments his art and illustration practice. If you are interested in commissioning Martin to create an illustration or artwork, please get in contact.
Sheila's watercolor paintings have earned her a number of 'highly commended' awards and TV apperences, she has become a member of the Fine Art Trade Guild and the Society of Floral Painters. Flowersas a subject, though, have been joined by landscapes and animals. But the beauty of the Derbyshire landscape, particularly the White Peak, begs to be painted, and I spend a lot of time working outdoors.
Sable Studio Gallery is situated in the beautiful grounds of the Moira Furnace Museum overlooking Ashby canal. Here you will find a range of classes and workshops in painting and drawing, mosaics,jewellery making, glass painting and decorative furniture techniques (includes Shabby Chic) by a fully qualified and experienced tutor Jo Allsopp.
I'm a freelance textile artist following a dream of earning a living through art. It's a long haul that's taken nine years for me to get this far and a long way from the early naivety of thinking thatI could just stitch to earn money! Over this time, I have worked in so many different places I've lost count: from parks to primary schools, tepees to tents, church halls to care homes, hospitals to holiday centres.
The Ridgeway Gallery exhibits contemporary art from some of Derbyshire's and the UK's finest artists. Our collections include original figurative, landscape and contemporary work in many formsincluding oils, watercolours and acrylics. We also stock ceramics, sculptures, glassware and jewellery. Our artists include Rex Preston, Mark Preston, Colin Halliday, Julian Mason, Terence Storey & Andrew Macara.
The Purple Shed Studio is the Belper based creative space of Christine Gray. It is the haven where Christine can imagine, create and grow away from the stresses of daily life. She studied for a BA(Hons) in Fine Art at the University of Derby and went on to study for a PGC in Community & Participatory Arts at Staffordshire University alongside bringing up her young family. Her creativity is driven by many inspirations from the smallest piece of texture to a sublime landscape.
Our fine art photography gallery is based in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, exhibiting the contemporary work of photographer Nick Lukey. All images are available to purchase in a wide variety of media. Wealso have a number of limited edition prints in monochrome and colour. All our images and framing are done using only the best materials.
Joy and Darrell Greenhalgh use glass making processes that are totally unique to them -"trade secrets"- developed through more than 25 years of experience and experimentation. They create exclusiveglass art by combining the unequalled magic of these unique making processes with truely inspirational designs. Layers of glass and precious metals- 24ct Gold, Platinum and Silver - are fired together in a kiln for three or more days at almost a thousand degrees centigrade.
Junction Arts is a participatory arts organisation based in the East Midlands. We have been delivering in the Bolsover district for close to 40 years. Our primary aim is to increase and extend accessto high quality arts through inspirational innovative participatory arts programmes and projects through partnership and collaboration within the rural areas of the East Midlands.
Jane's love of drawing is evident in her most recent MA work. Firstly she observes and then responds. She describes what she is seeing in her own personal language, which allows her more naturalmovement in the work. Jane works on canvas and paper and responds to her subject with great passion and sensitivity. She loves the opportunity to experiment with lots of mark making and layering with her work, to build up a history on each canvas.
An exciting new homeware range added this June at Jarva Gallery. Expanding to our home interiors section we are now showcasing accessories for your kitchen! Pop in to take a look. There's more on itsway as well! Inspired by true craftsmanship and British designers you will find beautiful items for you and your home. Come and browse the other areas of the gallery exhibiting original paintings and prints along side there bespoke framing service.