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 […]
On Thursday 30 November, our last members’ meeting for 2017, we will be holding our end of year function at the Athenaeum. As well as the annual Eleanor Palmer competition, there will be drinks and snacks and a bit of light-hearted fun. See November SASA newsletter for details.
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.
At our October Members’ Meeting, we were fortunate to have 2015 Sanlam Portrait Award winner, John Pace, talking about what makes him tick. Owner and art director of the creative agency “At Pace”, family man and erstwhile Sunday painter, John considers himself the luckiest man alive, to have won […]
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 […]
On Thursday evening, 12 October, we had, once again, a very small group of “drawers”. I’ll take this opportunity to remind everyone that these monthly sessions will be discontinued if there is not more interest shown. We did, however, have a wonderfully, peaceful evening’s drawing, with plenty of space for changing places and points of […]
Our second Art in the Park for 2017 will be held on 25 November in Rondebosch Park, on Campground Road. See the latest newsletter for details.
This has been a busy week for SASA council members and their team of helpers. On Wednesday we dismantled the Annual Exhibition from the “Richard Crowie Hall” at Kirstenbosch and on Thursday 5 October we were back again to hang the Members’ 2 Exhibition – once again a challenging job, expertly overseen by Sylvia De […]
The SASA members’ meeting for September was held on Thursday the 28th, at the Athenaeum, when our members were educated and entertained by Yvonne Ankerman. Yvonne demonstrated for us, her particular method of painting flowers in oils, using only a palette knife and sosatie stick. On a ready-painted, coloured […]