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When Degas fell in love with monotype printing

When Degas fell in love with monotype printing

A short blog to accompany our Life Drawing mono printing workshop with Steve Dixon on 13th April 2019. Edgar Degas first encountered monotype in the mid 1870’s and was immediately enthralled by it’s improvisational and spontaneous effects from a relatively simple process. Senior curator at […]

A short history of Griffin Mill

A short history of Griffin Mill

Makers Spaces – Pegasus Art written for Good on Paper magazine by Sarah Edmonds If I had a pound for every time one of our customers said, “Pegasus Art has a lovely atmosphere,” I’d be rich! It really does have a warm and welcoming character, […]

A printmakers view of Katsushika Hokusai ‘The restless artist’

A printmakers view of Katsushika Hokusai ‘The restless artist’

The Restless Artist by Rod Nelson Published in Resurgence Journal, May 2017 ­­ Often the greatest artists make it easy for almost anyone to appreciate their work. Their work seems ‘natural’. Although a lengthy intellectual and aesthetic apprenticeship may be required to fully appreciate such […]

Artist of the Month – Elena Degenhardt

Artist of the Month – Elena Degenhardt

Thank you to our guest blogger, Elena Degenhardt, winner of Septembers ‘Artist of the Month’ in association with Artists & Illustrators magazine. She won a £50 art materials voucher for her stunning pastel painting ‘Immersion’. Here she writes about her fascination for the sea….. I […]

Artist Insight: Catherine MacDiarmid

Artist Insight: Catherine MacDiarmid

Artist Insight Q & A with Catherine MacDiarmid Guest Blog from the winner of the Pegasus Art Prize, Artist of the Year 2017.  As Artists of the Year 2019 swings around again, we catch up with Catherine MacDiarmid, fine artist and winner of the Pegasus […]

‘Jessica’ – a guest blog by artist Laura Quinn Harris

‘Jessica’ – a guest blog by artist Laura Quinn Harris

‘Jessica’  A blog written by artist Laura Quinn Harris, winner of our August Portfolio Plus Pegasus Art voucher in association with Artists & Illustrators magazine. Her portrait was selected for the BP Portrait Award in 2017. ‘Jessica’ is a portrait I painted at the end […]


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An evening with Cranfield Colours

An evening with Cranfield Colours

You are invited to an evening with Cranfield Colours!

Thursday 18th October

5 – 8pm FREE EVENT ~ Attic Studios, Pegasus Art, Griffin Mill, Stroud GL5 2AZ

RSVP: info@pegasusart.co.uk

We are excited to be opening our new ‘Attic Studios’ in time to welcome one of our favourite paint and ink suppliers, Cranfield Colours. Do join us for a fun evening with Michael Craine, third generation CEO of this paint and printmaking ink producer based in Cwmbran. Read more about the origins of Cranfield, a business that has been in the family since the 1920’s.

Ink and paint chemist, Michael Craine, will showcase Cranfield, Caligo and Spectrum products, explaining something of the history, pitfalls and delights of producing artists’ paints and printmaking inks. Join us for a lighthearted evening, try out products, identify paint by its smell and learn how to avoid paint related mistakes!

  • Free drink on arrival
  • Talk from CEO Michael Craine
  • Free demonstration by artist and printer, Rod Nelson (teaches at Pegasus, West Dean College and the RWA)
  • Try out the products yourself
  • Have a go at simple woodblock printing

Browse our website to shop for Cranfield products.