Date: Sun 16 Jun - Sun 16 Jun, 2019
Time: 9:30am - 7:30pm
Win £1,600 worth of prizes.
Let the Heath and Hampstead Village inspire you and inspire others.
Picture the Heath is an annual drawing and painting event, which celebrates the Heath and its surrounding area, organized by Hampstead School of Art as part of the Hampstead Summer Festival. The event is open to everyone over 16. Drawing and painting day takes place on Sunday 16 June meeting at Kenwood House to register from 10am and then moving on to work from your chosen location.
All finished work will be exhibited and judged during Art Fair Day at Whitestone Pond, NW3 1EA on Sunday 23 June. On this day, you must bring your picture by 9.30am to Whitestone Pond where your work will be displayed in the Picture the Heath Marquee. All works will be for sale and you must clearly mark on the back your name, media, price, contact details plus your Eventbrite order number, which is on your Eventbrite email booking confirmation (the link to the book is provided below). The work judged to capture the spirit of the Heath or surrounding areas will win prizes totaling £1,600. Five prizes will be awarded including two courses at HSoA and three cash prizes. The prize giving will take place at 4pm. All unsold work must be collected on the same day, from 4.30-5.00pm so please do stay and enjoy food, live music and events at the Festival.
Hampstead Heath and the local villages of Highgate and Hampstead are a wonderful environment in which to paint. The historic Keats House, Kenwood House, the Ponds, Heath Street and fabulous views of the city, an exhilarating juxtaposition of landscape and cityscape.
All styles and media are welcome - watercolour, pen, ink, oil, acrylic, digital (please print), representational, abstract. The maximum size for your finished work is up to 60 x 60cm
Isabel H Langtry
£20 (+£1.91 booking fee) and includes a free tote bag. Registration is through Eventbrite or call Hampstead School of Art on 0207 7941439 for further information.