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Arnold Lowrey
05-22-2006, 01:52 PM
Last week I went to Urchfont, A village in Wlitshire UK (as every yeay) with some painting friends of mine , amongst which are some fine artists.Although we were free to do what we wanted, the gtoup split into feree spirits, flower lainters, Portrait people etc. Woven into this was a series of demos - by me, Denis Pickles, Arvin Lamay, Judt Whitton and Kin Page. In the ebevings we entertaineed ourselves with a poetry evening and a music evening. I seem to have allocated the comic poetry event - I don't know why!!!!!!!!!!
Also during the week we were given an iluustrated talk by the daughter of the finest railway engine artist who ever lived - Terrance Cuneo. His trade mark was to put a little mouse somewhere in his paintings.
The week finishe with an exhibition of the work produced
A wonderful week all round except for 2 disasters
First- I deleted my photos by accident - these are from previous years but give a flavour of the occasion.
Second was that Tom Hansen (Wetcanvas), my old friend couldn't make it this year - he has a hospital appointment which could not be deferred
Arnold
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/22-May-2006/47691-Urchfont_Manor_1.jpg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/22-May-2006/47691-Demo_by_Kim_Page.jpg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/22-May-2006/47691-Cookoo.jpg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/22-May-2006/47691-Thatching_the_roof.jpg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/22-May-2006/47691-Urchfont_pond.jpg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/22-May-2006/47691-Urchfont_Manor_2.jpg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/22-May-2006/47691-bluebells.jpg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/22-May-2006/47691-Devizes_market.jpg
and this is one on Cuneos paintings
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/22-May-2006/47691-cuneo6.jpg

artmom
05-22-2006, 02:34 PM
Thanks for sharing, Arnold!

Lyn

artman42
05-22-2006, 03:24 PM
Great Stuff , wish i could been there, :)

Javier
05-22-2006, 05:25 PM
You keep good company.

Enjoy your stuff.

Best Regards,

Bob(2)
05-22-2006, 11:34 PM
Cool, Arnold!

juneto
05-23-2006, 02:02 AM
Arnold ,
Your Photos are wonderful . What a Lovely Village . The prettiest Buildings and woody areas too. Looks like it was pretty cold for painting outdoors . You are a hearty soul though .
Tell us who Cuneo is ? That is a Fabulous Train painting .
Is it a student of yours ?
Enjoy your Pics anytime , Wish you would always send them !
June:clap: :clap: :heart:

juneto
05-23-2006, 02:04 AM
I hurried to the Pictures without reading . He is a marvelous artist . I will look for the Mouse ,
June

1065tomh
05-23-2006, 06:05 AM
Hi Arnold
Im a bit late on this as I came back from London late last night. I hope you had better weather at Urchont than I had in London. 3 days with rain...

I hope you had a great time!!! Now I will dive into the gallery to look at your production down there...

nes7827
05-23-2006, 07:23 PM
Hope to make one of these with you sometime Arnold, that would be a gas.... and that painting is incredible! - oil? KBO

Arnold Lowrey
05-24-2006, 03:40 AM
Hope to make one of these with you sometime Arnold, that would be a gas.... and that painting is incredible! - oil? KBO
Hi Nick
Yes it would be great if you could make t next year May 20 2007
Cuneo painted mainly in oils. His father was an american who was also a great artist and becaume Whistlers head student and died early at 37. He was stuck with a ladies hat pin accidentally and died of sceptisemia
He didn't realise how great a painter his son Terrence Cuneo was going to be.
Hs painting of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth 2 was amaking in its size, perspective (he viewed it from the top of the catherdral and the many people who sat for him to be fitted into it.
It is a truly great painting but i failed to find an image
Here are a few images from the web
KBO
Arnold
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/24-May-2006/47691-UKL12411s.jpg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/24-May-2006/47691-UKL12640.jpg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/24-May-2006/47691-SPS7181.jpg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/24-May-2006/47691-bentleyatlemans1929cuneothumb.jpg

olliewood0702
05-24-2006, 09:43 AM
OH my...ARNOLD...THANKS for sharing!!