At our members’ meeting on May 31, we were treated to a fascinating demo by Mel Elliot. He showed us his 10 step plan for “building” a landscape in oils, using acrylic paints for the under painting and first several layers. It’s not […]
Mel Elliot will be giving us a demo at the SASA meeting on 31 May, showing us how he creates his magnificent landscapes in oils.
Thursday 26 October was cold and rainy! Great for the dams, but not so great for plein air painting, so it was a fearless few who braved the weather and gathered at “Tables” for the morning’s outing. Some of us bundled up and worked outside, or used a car boot for protection from the rain […]
The SASA members’ meeting was held on Thursday 27 July at the Athenaeum. It proved to be a very entertaining evening. Di Metcalfe and Catherine Moss, of Artsauce, kicked off the proceedings with a presentation of their “Sketchpack Project”, which they run every year around this time. You get a little zig-zag sketch pad with […]
The morning of Tuesday 4 April surprised us all with rain and mist, but after a much needed soaking, the weather cleared. Rain umbrellas turned into sunshades, outer layers of clothing were shed and our outing could go ahead as planned. The beach was beautifully warm and clear, the sea a sparkling blue. There were lovely […]
Linda Howe-Ely will be leading a group of artists on a sketching hike to the ever-popular Silvermine Dam. This will be the last plein air outing of the season, so don’t miss it! For more details, see the April newsletter.