We had a nicely full hall at the Athenaeum for our February SASA members’ meeting on Thursday the 23rd. This is when we traditionally hold our AGM and annual drawing competition, and the walls were lined with some very beautiful entries. Under Solly Gutman’s expert chairmanship, the meeting went […]
Don’t forget the SASA AGM on 23 Feb at the Athenaeum…and bring your entries for the annual drawing competition “Fifty Shades of Grey”. Remember, you can only enter if you’re there!
At the SASA monthly meeting on Thursday 30 March, a group of our wonderful “Fellows” will be doing their thing once again, in the ever-popular fellows’ demo evening.
The first SASA monthly meeting of 2017 was held at the Athenaeum on Thursday 26 January, bringing with it a long list of new and returning members. We were treated to a wonderfully creative demo, as Anthony Gadd “deconstructed” a painting for us, sharing with us a lot of “clever tricks” and “happy […]
Our AGM will be held at the February monthly meeting on Thursday 25th, at the Athenaeum. We will also be holding the annual drawing competition, the theme of which is “Fifty Shades of Grey”.
On Thursday 24 November, we had our final members’ meeting for 2016 and the annual Eleanor Palmer competition. The hall at the Athenaeum was full and the mood merry. Plenty to eat and drink and much happy conversation had the room buzzing. Thanks to everyone who brought a plate-full of snacks to share. Christine Cherry-Jones […]
Thursday 28th, being the last Thursday of July, was the SASA members’ meeting at the Athenaeum, as well as the Landscape, Life-drawing and Still-Life competition. This competition is to encourage our members to paint from life, rather than photographs, be it from a model, a still life they’ve set up, or en plein air and […]
Marc Alexander gave us a good look into his processes and procedures at our June meeting. He took us right through, from basic sketches, layers of glazing, texturing and gilding, to the finished, realistic pieces, for which he is widely known. So many SASA members braved the weather to be there, that […]