BIS West Midlands 3rd Droitwich Event

BIS West Midlands Group



June 13, 2012Posted in: BIS events, Featured article

Droitwich Library

Droitwich Library

Venue: Gallery, Droitwich Library, Victoria Square, Droitwich Spa, WR9 8DQ

Date: 14 July 2012
Start Time: 2 pm
End Time: 4:30 pm

Provisional Programme

2 -2.30 pm –  Meet old friends and new and enjoy a Coffee in the Gallery

2.30-3:30 pm – David A. Hardy is the longest-established living space artist, having illustrated his first book in 1954. For more details of David’s career see here and of course his excellent web site here

David will be presenting a review of space/astronomical art since the earliest days, from Lucien Rudaux and Chesley Bonestell, and of course R.A.Smith, but of course leaning heavily on his own work too! It includes images of how we thought space travel would develop, back in the 50s, and how our views of the universe have changed, from our own Moon and planets through to extrasolar planets and deep space. There will also be a short Tutorial on how to produce a ‘painting’ in Photoshop.

The gallery and coffee/tea will be available until 4.30 pm for further discussion.

Admission Charges are levied to fund the group and its activities and are payable on the door.

Members/Fellows: All donations gratefully received
Non-Members: £2
Concessions: £1

Limited number of seats so please register in advance.

Room capacity is 50 so please register if you are attending!

Follow this link to the booking form.


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