Marmite Painting – Crowthorne & Sandhurst Art Society member Berkshire Artist Fred Bennett

Marmite Painting – Crowthorne & Sandhurst Art Society member Berkshire Artist Fred Bennett

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Artist: Fred Bennett

Artist: Fred Bennett

Marmite Painting - Crowthorne & Sandhurst Art Society member Fred Bennett

Image Size: 20cm x 20cm
Art Medium: Acrylic on Board
Original Painting: SOLD

Commissions Invited

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Fred Bennett


Still-Life and Flower Painting, Portraiture and Figure-Drawing

Phone: 07748 986019

Please mention the Berkshire Artists website



Gallery Of Art

About The Artist

Fred paints what is around him; that is still-lives of the jugs, bottles, fruit and such in the house, or flowers from the garden. For him, the best way to capture the nature of these things is to employ the expressive possibilities provided by oil painting.

Fred is also attracted to accuracy and detail which can often be achieved through drawing, so working in charcoal or pastel pencils is also important for him.

A concern for understanding the inner workings of things has always motivated Fred and this was evident in his studies. Gaining a B.Sc in Physics took him into the Aerospace industry and then looking for more insight, a Ph.D in Engineering took him into computing. On retirement, Fred wanted to take these concerns into the area of artistic activities and he realised that realistic painting in the traditional “atelier” manner would satisfy him best. This traditional approach to art allows a wide range of expression with great concerns for form,colour and tone.

Fred gained experience in painting and drawing by attendance on courses at various specialist Art Schools. These studies also created a fascination with both portraiture and figure-drawing, which he has maintained.

Berkshire Artist Fred Bennett - Morning Coffee in my Studio

Berkshire Artist Fred Bennett - "Morning Coffee" in my Studio

Art Groups / Exhibitions

Fred displays his works regularly at various shows and art-society exhibitions. He has recently exhibited successfully with the Mall Galleries-based ING Discerning Eye.

ING Discerning EyeExhibition 2020
AppArt Godalming
Chertsey Artists Ltd
Wokingham Art Society
Crowthorne and Sandhurst Art Society
ArtFest (Wokingham)
Jelly (Reading)
Rotary sponsored exhibitions in Pangbourne, Streetly and Reading

Courses Attended

The London Atelier of Representational Art
Heatherlies School of Fine Art
The Art Academy (London)
The Sarum Studio (Salisbury)
The Barnes Atelier
The Phoenix Studio in Towersey