One of our new members, Janet Dobby, is showing some of her work in the gallery at The General Cafe, Ditchling, Sussex as part of “The Art Trail”, Brighton Art Festival, Tuesday to Saturdays and Bank Holiday Mondays from May 4th to May 27th, 10am to 6 pm. Please phone 01273 846638 to double check times. The Art Trail extends to a diverse range of high quality art and craft in various locations around the village of Ditchling.
Janet spent 4 years at Canterbury College of Art in the early 60’s; then painted portraits in oils, but in recent years has painted still lifes and other subjects, using watercolour, gouache (mostly), oil and pastel. Janet has a studio but more often than not paints
objects on the kitchen windowsill since it provides a more natural still life than having to set something up. Light is everything, as all artists know,as tones…
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