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Workshop Fever

Cherry Nichols gave an awesome watercolour workshop for SASA members on Tuesday 21 June. All participants had to change the poppy drawing they were sent to use at the workshop. Cherry started off by showing them how to remove parts of the painting that were no longer wanted, using oil pastels and turps. The oil pastels were also used […]

Life Drawing

Picasso – The Blue Nude An early start this year – so dust off your pencils and sketchbooks if you haven’t been using them and take advantage of the Autumn weather and our first nude model.  Khadija has been selected for our first session and you can see her photo in the Artist Models section […]

Gus Kennedy tallk

Gus at the Podium At our monthly Thursday meeting, Gus Kennedy, owner of the Italian Art Shop in Rondebosch, gave us a really insightful talk on “Paint – what is it?” He talked about the properties of the various paint qualities, the importance of quality canvases and what makes a good canvas, brushes and how […]

2011 Drawing Competition

The official end-of-year AGM is always celebrated with a drawing competition, and what incredible artwork our members produce, year after year.  And this year we had a theme which was a bit perplexing but an amazing array of interpretations of “One Fell Swoop” were put forward. And walking away with top honours – as he […]

Desmond Colborne Evening

Thursday, 27th January was our first 2011 meeting and we were treated to a marvellous talk by Desmond Colborne on the Seine and the how this magnificent “River of Light” influenced so many of the Impressionists. France has been a second home for Desmond for most of his life working as a tour escort, teacher […]

Watercolour Workshop

On Thursday, August 12th, Marion Langton, renowned watercolourist and teacher, held a workshop at the Portuguese Hall for SASA members. We had a maximum 12 members taking part in what was an incredibly exciting and informative day.  All the participants were given two projects, a landscape with cottages and a vase of flowers.  Marion took […]

Adolpho McQue Workshops

Landscape artist, Adolpho McQue will be holding two, 3-morning LANDSCAPE OIL PAINTING WORKSHOPS on   JULY: Wed 28, Thurs. 29 and Fri. 30 – 9.30 to 12.30 am.   AUGUST: Wed 4, Thurs. 5 and Fri.6 – 9.30 to 12.30 am.   VENUE: STAG STUDIO next to Simonstown Library. The fee will be R600.00 per person for 3 […]