GET inspiration from a series of art events taking place around Wirral.
Kicking off the arts-fest is an exhibition now taking place in the Coach House at Royden Park, Frankby.
A variety of artists who work in different media and styles are displaying their work.
Artists Liz Monks, from Prenton, Marina White, of Heswall, and Irby author Paula Roscoe will have their work on display.
Barbara Harrison, from Oxton, is a new media visual artist and works with computer generated imagery.
Fine artist Ken Mountain, from Irby, will be showcasing his landscapes in oil.
The exhibition is open from 11am- 4pm, closed Mondays, and finishes on Saturday, September 14.
Wirral Society of Arts (WSA) is holding its biannual exhibition at the Williamson Art Gallery and Museum, Slatey Road, Birkenhead.
The members-only exhibition opens on Saturday, September 14 until October 13. The gallery shuts on Mondays.
There will be a preview and prize presentation on Friday, September 13, from 7pm-9pm. Colin Simpson, the curator of the Williamson, will judge the awards.
WSA is a long established society, the first exhibition was shown in 1949 at the Lady Lever Art Gallery.
More than £30,000 worth of paintings have been sold along with £12,000 in prize money won in the past eight years – reflecting the continued success of the society.
Don’t forget Heswall Arts Festival is loaded with entertainment – from an art trail, poetry, music and film shows to fashion, book readings and ‘how to’ classes.
The festival runs from September 28-October 12.
If the above events inspire you to pick up a paintbrush, then why not join an art class for all levels?
The oil painting and life drawing sessions are held at Melrose Hall in Hoylake.
Classes recommence this month, with professional artist tutor Dennis Spicer giving help and advice suited to each student.
Sessions run during the day and evening, so if you have always wanted to paint or draw contact Dennis on email@example.com or 625 3107 for more information.