Category: Words on Watercolours

Words on Canvas

The 139th Open Annual Exhibition has now closed to great success, with great visitor figures and some really great press coverage! We were very happy to welcome back the Words on Canvas poetry group for a standing room only event during the run of the exhibition, this is always a popular event, and with the …read more

The Tale of a Toad

The power of a painting to spark the imagination was perfectly illustrated at our 137th Annual Exhibition when‘Toad Writes a Letter’ by Sylvia Von Hartmann RSW inspired several stories. Here is one of those tales by Norma Brown from writers group Words on Canvas. Toad’s Message The thing about toads is they are quite hard …read more

Time for a Poetic Delicacy

A ‘poetry sandwich’ is the perfect description for what happened earlier this year at our 137th Annual Exhibition when a painting inspired by a poem inspired a new poem. The painting ‘The last tooth of time’ by Anthea Gage RSW (below) was inspired by the poem “My father’s watch” written by the well known American …read more