I'm based in Cardiff where I hold regular watercolour classes every Wednesday
The venue is The Taffs Well Rugby Club which is to the north side of Cardiff near the M4
Residential courses are held on weekends at The Farncombe Estate, Broadway, Cotswolds and The Toorak Hotel, Torquay. Details of the courses can be obtained from the Events page on my web site
Also included on the site are photos of the venues
Please ring me on 02920 891482 if you have any queries
I also have an E shop for sale of paintings, prints, etc
My other courses are Watercolour at Valencia, Spain - 27th July - 3rd August 2013
Sunday watercolour workshops at Cardiff see Events page on my website
Arnold Lowrey has been painting for over 35 years, in watercolours, oils, acrylics and pastels.
He has regular exhibitions of his paintings in the South Wales area and has had work accepted and exhibited in the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour exhibition at the Mall Galleries in London.
His paintings have also been selected for two Laing Painting Exhibitions in Cardiff where in 1995, his painting was chosen as the “ Guests' Choice “.
In 2000, he won the Portrait Prize in the annual exhibition of the South Wales Art Society at Turner House, Penarth. The previous year, he won overall First Prize together with best acrylic, best portrait and best still life.
In addition he was chosen as the public's choice in both the 1999 and 2000 Christmas Art Exhibitions at St David's Hall, Cardiff, which is part of Cardiff County Council
He is a painting demonstrator for major art material suppliers e.g. Winsor & Newton, and regularly provides painting demonstrations to Art Societies throughout South Wales and Southern England.
He now runs weekly painting courses in the Cardiff area and residential courses in Wiltshire, Abergavenny and the Cotswolds.
Cardiff courses are currently held at Taffs Well Rugby Club. Over the past ten years, many hundreds of artists have attended his courses, which now range from Watercolour to Acrylics, Pastels and oils.
Residential courses are held at Urchfont Manor, near Devizes, Wiltshire, The Farncombe estae, Cotswolds and the Toorak Hotel, Torquay.
He has written three books on watercolour published by Search Press Ltd. The first book is entitled “Sea and Sky in Watercolour” published in 2001 and the second, “Starting to Paint” in 2002 and Rady to Paint in 2009. This second book is the first in a new series entitled “Watercolour Tips and Techniques”. His new book "Painting with Acrylics" which was published in 2006
He has made 21 DVDs on watercolour pastels and acrylics.
The subjects of his paintings vary from landscapes to still life, portraiture, abstracts etc.
The priority in his work is good shapes and design combined with the use of both light and colour.
Currently, he is an Professional Associate of the Society of All Artists.
He was Chairman of the South Wales Art Society from 1999 - 2002.
In his “spare time”, he enjoys his computer and jazz music.
For further information, contact :-
21, Lon -y-fro,
Tel. 02920 891482
E-mail. firstname.lastname@example.org Web site www.lowrey.co.uk
E shop www.lowreyart.co.uk
My work is exhibited at the following galleries
St.Davids Hall, The Hayes, Cardiff Christmas Exhibition
The Oriel Washington Gallery, Penarth, Christmas Exhibition
FineArts UK, Ledbury
Details can be obtained from my website
Acrylics, Mixed Media, Oils, Pastels, Watercolour
Abstract, Buildings, Colour Mixing, Flowers And Gardens, Impressionism, Landscape, Portrait, Seascapes and Water, Skies, Still Life, Townscapes