Frank Halliday's beach scene.
the Social Action Unit at BBC Radio Norfolk first came up with the
idea of "Art on the Radio", there were a few disbelieving faces
around the station, but after more than 1,800 phone calls requesting
beginners art packs, the reality of art on the radio soon set in!
With the help of Frank Halliday - the "radio artist" those beginners
were talked through the basics of watercolour painting, from which
colours to use, to how to create the perfect Norfolk sky.
Now we’re asking you to pick up your brush again to tackle another
of Frank’s sketches.
This time around, he has chosen a special Norfolk beach scene, with
fishing boats, lobster creels and plenty of sea and sand.
Frank’s sketch onto a piece of watercolour paper and then just use
You can pick the season – spring, summer, autumn or winter – and
you can add people, birds or other features to bring the picture
Action Desk Manager, Pauline McLaren: "It doesn’t matter if you
don’t think much of your painting skills, we want you to enjoy having
a go and we’d love to see your efforts displayed at this year’s
Win a prize
Bring your finished painting along to the BBC Radio Norfolk stand
at the Norfolk Show, on June 26th & 27th and hand it into one of
the Action Desk volunteers to be in with the chance of winning a
If you can’t make it to the show, please post your painting to:
The Action Desk, BBC Radio Norfolk, Norfolk Tower, Surrey Street,
Norwich, NR1 3PA.
will be judged live on BBC Radio Norfolk on Friday, July 5 at 10.10am.
You can print out the beach sketch
by clicking here.
a gallery of completed works here
competition entries so far.