Christmas and New Year 2016 will be spent teaching in the Caribbean on Saga Shipping's Saga Sapphire. I have also been booked for a Mediterranean and Adriatic cruise on the Arcadia, featuring Italy, Croatia and Greece in June 2015, whilst in October 2015, I shall be on the Oriana for a Spain, Portugal and Atlantic Isles cruise. During the past few months I have had a couple of teaching assignments, doing a Christmas cruise to The Canaries on P&O's Oceana in December 2014, whilst in March 2015 I did another cruise for P&O on their Oriana, to Norway and the Arctic Circle to see the Northern Lights.
I shall be taking part in The Isle of Wight Open Studios again in 2015, when I shall be working and exhibiting at Gurnard Village Hall during the weekend of July 17th,18th and 19th. Some of my work continues to be shown in Green Buoy Arts in Cowes High Street during the summer.
Recent Corporate commissions have included work for Bentota Marine in Dubai, The Neutrik Group -
I am also pleased to have had one of my Marine paintings, an oil painting of the Dutch Liner Nieuw Amsterdam, selected for inclusion in the prestigious annual Maritime Artist's Calender for 2016
I shall be exhibiting at the 'Landscape Paintings of The Isle of Wight Exhibition' at East Dene Coach House, Bonchurch Isle of Wight, between Sunday 4th October until Sunday 11th October 2015.
I am pleased to say that my painting of the Nieuw Amsterdam at Southampton has been included in the 2016 Maritime Gallery Calendar -
I had the pleasure of working with the great Stephen Card on a recent working cruise on the Saga Sapphire to The Caribbean. He was the Artist in Residence and I was the Art Tutor. The photo shows me exchanging paintings with him -
My next working cruise is on P&O's Aurora, which I am scheduled to join in Sydney during February for two Far Eastern legs of her 2016 World Cruise.
2019 Painting & Sketching Holidays in France with Tony Westmore
Enjoy a Painting Holiday in France at The Manoir de Gurson in the Perigord area of France.
I shall be returning to the Manoir de Gurson again in 2019 for two Painting Holidays which will focus on Sketching and Painting in water based media
The holidays will include visits to St. Emilion and Bergerac, where there will be opportunities for both pleasure and sketching.
Outdoor Sketching and Painting will also be undertaken within the 98 acre estate of the Manoir and at other picturesque sites nearby.
The student will learn aspects of composition, tonal relationships and colour, together with gaining knowledge on Sketching, and Plein-
It will be a small group and there will be one-
The cost will be £695 for accommodation, food and tutoring -
‘For further information visit www.manoirdegurson.co.uk/tonywestmoreartholiday2019