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Updated 4th January 2022

We Have Started Back!

Happy New Year to you all – 2022 has got to be better than the last surely!

Some good news finally to start the New Year! With the announcement before Christmas that France was effectively stopping any tourist / work related traffic between the UK and France we thought we were set for a re-run on last year when we had to close for 8 months.

However,  following clarification from the French Customs as holders of British Passports we can go to the UK and as holders of French Residency cards we can return to France – provided we have had all the necessary PCR and Lateral Flow tests.

So, although for the time being it means we have to come over earlier in the week than usual, we are pleased to announce that we are reopening on Thursday 6thJanuary.

Although we normally do a calendar with the dates of our classes, for the time being, we are holding classes every week on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. There are no “Term” times. Our classes are run on a continuous basis, each person working on their own projects. 

New Student work Updated!

Updated Wednesday 13th January 2021

New work has been added – click on the images to take you through to the artist’s page.

Two New Web Sites!

New Web Sites

We have not been idle during our enforced abscence! Over the years as the studio has grown we have been intending to make the web site more streamlined and have Dan’s miltary art pages and his paintings put in separate web sites. It is a fairly big undertaking and time as with many of us just wasn’t available!

However, with our enforced “retirement” the military art part of this project has now been completed, as any of you who have clicked on the menu item will have found, as it re-directs you to the new site.

The military art part of Dan’s work can now be found at . He is also on Instagram and Facebook.

 Work is now complete also on a new web site for Dan’s painting, the address of which is – have a look – any comments welcome (positive!)

New Work

Being surrounded by all the lush foliage and flora that Spring has brought us Val has been looking at different ways of capturing the moment. Below are three examples of the results – a different form of photography – scanographs. 

Falling Petals
Sweet Peas


Novus Studio has been established for 25 years, and for the last 20 years we have been lucky to be able to have our studio in the pleasant rural surroundings of  Wateringbury.

We have always combined our classes with our own work and students can benefit from working in a true studio environment.

A view of the new studio on the day we moved in

In February 2020 we re-located to new studio premises at Redhill Farm Estates, Red Hill, Wateringbury, and we are feeling very lucky to have found them. 

At the top of the hill on Red Hill we have a fabulous view over the valley, windows which we did not have in our previous studio, and for those cold days a log burner!

The view over the valley  from the new Studio

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