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Restarting Our Classes

Updated 30th June 2021

Unfortunately, as things stand, with no apparent movement either within the UK or the EU regarding restriction-free travel, even having been fully vaccinated (as we both are and in possession of the EU Health Pass), we are having to delay yet again starting back at the studio. 

With our home in France, we rely on the ability to freely travel backwards and forwards between France and the UK to run the studio. Very obviously we cannot do this at present, and we cannot at this time give any definite date when we will be able to do so, frustrating as that may be.

We will obviously keep you posted about any changes, both here and on our Facebook page. We are also sending out an update email periodically. For those of you who have expressed an interest in joining our classes, please continue to make the enquiry but in addition indicate your willingness to be included on that mailing list to be kept up to date with any developments.

We are trying to remain as positive as we can, and in the meantime keep painting and drawing so as to be able to hit the ground running when we start back!

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

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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

All about our classes and how to purchase gift vouchers

All about Dan & Val 

The military dress of the fighting man through the ages

Help with the many different aspects of art, from preparation, materials and techniques

Here you will find not only Dan & Val’s Painting and Photography Galleries but also those of some of our students

How to get in touch and where to find us

Where to Find Us

There is ample free parking on site.