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September Monthly Meeting

      On Thursday 25 September the judges from      the selection weekend – Riaan Cronje, Jenny      Parsons and David Oertel – joined us at our      members’ meeting to critique works which      had been presented for selection, but not      necessarily been chosen for the annual      exhibition. They explained their personal criteria for theallocation […]


   The monthly meeting for July was a great    platform for our annual “Landscape, Life and   Still-life” competition. We had numerous entries   for each category, varying widely in style and   medium.    So many of the works presented were of such   high standard, it made choosing a favourite very   difficult.  A big “Thank You” must […]

June Monthly Meeting

Hanien Conradie’s words and works put a new spin on “flower-painting” for us. Her illustrated talk took us through its history and the difference between what would be called flower painting, botanical painting and landscape. Hanien spoke of her passion for indigenous flora and its protection. She also described the research and thought process leading […]

May Monthly Meeting

What a night!   Artist, teacher and gallery owner, Lesley Charnock regaled us with her trials and tribulations about using a sketch book and how she had to overcome her own reticence about using one in public when she spent a two month sabbatical at the Cite in Paris. From just that little sketch book, […]

The February Meeting

Don’t forget that next week we’ll be holding both our AGM – AND our drawing competition. The rules and regs are in the latest newsletter, but a re-cap on the basic information – The theme is Flotsam and Jetsam – so hope you’ve been picking up bits and pieces from the beach during your holidays! […]