What a glorious day for plein air painting. The weather couldn’t have been more perfect if we’d ordered it specially – not too hot, or cold; windless, clear blue skies….and the colours were spectacular. We met at Groot Constantia in the morning, though some […]
Johann Pieterse has organised a plein air outing to Groot Constantia on Friday 17 November. Meet in the car park at 9:30 am. See the November SASA newsletter for more details.
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 […]
Yvonne Ankerman will be facilitating a plein air painting outing to the beautiful Scarborough beach, on Tuesday 4 April from 9:30 – 12:30. For more information, or to book your place, email Ronnie Biccard at email@example.com
On Tuesday 14 February, we’ll gather at the yacht club in Simon’s Town for a plein air painting session in the False Bay Harbour. (See the Feb newsletter for details)
Our sketching hike to the lower Silvermine Valley, scheduled for 19 October, was postponed due to inclement weather and took place on 2 November. Six artists – and one dog – met at the Silvermine carpark, from where we made our way up a flower-scattered path, past the ruined farmhouse, to the stream. It […]