COVID-19 UPDATE NOVEMBER 2020 - HCGS is now closed to visitors until government guidelines are updated.
We will mount our WINTER EXHIBITION both online and in the gallery from early December. Should visitors not be permitted by then, we will open online only. We will keep you updated.
If you need to make deliveries, please make an appointment to visit. Click here to contact us.
STILL LIFE DEMONSTRATION USING ACRYLIC AND PASTEL
CLICK HERE to join Heather as she turns a zesty still life into a beautiful painting using a simple palette, finishing off with pastel to add a sense of texture.
Suitable for all abilities.
ONLINE LANDSCAPE PAINTING USING A PHOTO AS REFERENCE
CLICK HERE to join Rebecca as she guides you through getting the best out of using a photo to create a beautiful painting without faithfully reproducing it, or getting bogged down in the detail.
Please feel free to download the image used in the demonstration if you would like to try this at home.
ONLINE BEGINNERS PORTRAIT SESSION
CLICK HERE to join Heather as she gently takes you through basic steps when starting out painting a self portrait. From first marks through to a finished painting using acrylics and pastels, this is a lesson which all the family can enjoy today using everyday paints and brushes.
short demo for artists
HOW TO MAKE COLD WAX MEDIUM
BY REBECCA BARNARD
For those interested in using cold wax in their work, this is a quick and easy way to make your own at a fraction of the cost of the bought version and with more control over consistency.
PLEASE NOTE DO NOT USE A NAKED FLAME SUCH AS A GAS HOB FOR MAKING COLD WAX
Gallery Opening hours during exhibitions:
Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 4pm.
Closed on Sunday and Monday.
Artists studios are open for visiting at other times as long as the artist is present or by appointment.
Heritage Courtyard Gallery and Studios
6 Heritage Courtyard
Wells BA5 2RR
Heritage Courtyard is through an archway next to Allan & Harris
on Sadler Street.