Undaunted by the rain, nearly 200 artists arrived at the Victoria Embankment Gardens, London, U.K.,?
MV PAN FROM pictures to woman artist smoking pipe.
CU Pipe smoker.
CU ZOOM TO artist Jon Upton alongside his picture 'The family'.
CU 'The Family'.
CU An artist.
CU Another artist puts finishing touches to picture.
CU Touching up picture.
CU Girls head.
CV PAN..finishing touches to nude drawing to woman artist.
MV Dog looks at cat pictures.
TILT DOWN..CU..Cat pictures.
CU Dog springs to camera.
CU Painting - Guards Band.
CU An artist.
CU Caricature with Sir Winston Churchill.
CU ZOOM..Bridget Bardot.
CU PAN..two artists compare paintings.
CU Parisian scene.
CU Another painting.
CU Artist Bill Gall alongside self portrait.
CU PAN..Portrait of little girl to wild horses.
CU Picture - ship in stormy sea.
CU Police cadet looks at picture of comic policeman.
CU ZOOM Painting of little girl.
Painting 'Still Life'.
CU PAN..Two paintings - Zoo pictures.
CU Revolving abstract.
CV Prospective buyer turns painting round and about looking for right way up.
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Background: Undaunted by the rain, nearly 200 artists arrived at the Victoria Embankment Gardens, London, U.K., May 2, to claim space for their paintings at London's famous annual open-air art show. There is no charge for the artists who exhibit, and no charge for visitors and potential buyers. The most important feature from the painters point of view; there is no selection committee to face.
Paintings range from startling strokes of the impressionist school, to the normal self-portraits and landscapes. One of the woman exhibitors passed the time smoking her pipe. Another brought his bulldog "Timber" along for company. The dog spent his day growling and barking at the many paintings of cats.
In some cases the artist finished their works while they were on show, much to the interest of their fellow painters. Tired of waiting for a buyer one man went to sleep on a park bench beside his work.