Cynthia Barlow Marrs SGFA

News 2019

• Windsor Festival and Fringe Artist's Open House weekend Sat 28/Sun 29 September 

I'll be taking part in the annual Windsor Festival and Fringe Artists' Open House weekend on Saturday 28/Sunday 29 from 12 noon til 6 pm both days. I'll be showing all of my Windsor on My Wall art, and excerpts from my Windsor in My Sketchbook drawings. My Windsor Festival event page is at The Windsor Fringe programme is at

• Society of Graphic Fine Art centenary exhibition 21 October - 2 November

It's the centenary year of the Society of Graphic Fine Art - The Drawing Society. Our open exhibition in London will showcase the drawing skills of Society members and non-members across the country. Three of my artworks have been selected for DRAW 19, which runs from 21 October until 2 November 2019 at the Menier Gallery 51-53 Southwark St, London SE1 1RU.  

• Pomp, circumstance and celebrity: People watching in Windsor

Ten watercolours from my Windsor on My Wall project are featured in The Illustrated City in The Guardian online. In this weekly series professional illustrators around the world publish words and images about their home towns. My contribution includes scenes from the sidelines during high profile events in Windsor. I am in the excellent company of talented fellow contributors across the globe. Well worth a look.

• Pentel Tradio Stylo 40th anniversary  

Forty years ago Pentel launched the Tradio Stylo pen, a refillable pen with dye-based ink and a flexible delta tip. Five years ago the Tradio was my drawing tool of choice as I set out to train myself to sketch every day. This year I am one of a number of artists who are featured on a new Pentel Tradio 40th anniversary website, with artwork and testimonials to celebrate the fourth decade of this iconic pen. The launch date is 20 September -- watch this space.

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