Melissa Wishart

Artist & Film-maker

"Light, atmosphere and a wonderful surface texture"
"A very exciting exhibition of light and drama. We shall enjoy living with such wonderful paintings"

 I thoroughly believe learning is fun and we are programmed to learn in a relaxed state through play. I hope some of you will join me in art sessions over the autumn.  We need to have things to look forward to at the moment!
Hope you ENJOY the new website and the paintings and that my love of light and water comes across. Some of my favourite places are sea places  which you may know well - Cornwall, Devon, west coast of Scotland, Scilly Isles, Poole, Bermuda....
Check out the new shop  on your travels round the site and yes get in touch! I want to know what you think.
Pop Up studio gallery open now 32 Silver Street, Bradford on Avon 
10.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. every day or by appointment outside those hours.

Join me


An ongoing series of workshops from the studio.

Very limited numbers and booking is essential. 

These sessions are for playing and discovering new things about yourself and getting in touch with your senses. Learn some new techniques to see you through the winter!

1.Sea painting

2.Observational drawing and painting

3. Wildflower gelli printing

There will also be a 6 week online course in drawing and painting starting in late October. 

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Commissions  in oil, charcoal or graphite. 

From sittings or in the present conditions, can be from supplied visual material.

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New feature of this website is a Shop.

Please email if interested in buying work.

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‘.... engaging, funny, knowledgeable and a great tutor. 
(Testimonial from January 2020 workshop)