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Saturday, February 21, 2015
The Big Painting Challenge starts tomorrow -Sunday-at 6pm on BBC1. This is supposed to be the replacement for Watercolour Challenge so should be interesting to watch.
Posted by Tony Rackham; Betty Rackham at 10:16 PM
Friday, February 20, 2015
February 21st and 22nd
This weekend in the Romsey area there is an exhibition and an art work day to attend. The exhibition is at the
with paintings by Ali Lindley and Daphne Ellman and finishes on Sunday. There
is free admission to this exhibition. The other is Art at Work with Romsey Art
Society at the Gallery in Hillier Gardens Lee Lane. Admission
is £1 and opening times are from 10am to 4pm. Both events are well worth a
Our next meeting on February 25th is a demonstration by Catherine Dunn who will paint a horse's head in pastel. The meeting starts at 7-30 pm in the Three Score Club.
Posted by Tony Rackham; Betty Rackham at 7:38 PM
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Saturday Workshops on Portraiture and Landscape painting in Acrylics
The two workshops held on Saturday 5th February were a great success. Di and Mary are excellent teachers and the results showed in the high standard of the paintings produced by the end of the day. The workshops were very well attended and seem a good replacement for the work evenings both as a social event and a learning experience. Our thanks are due to Di and Mary who obviously put much effort into preparation for the day (and to Claire who made the tea!) If any members feel they could run a workshop on their favoured medium or subject please contact Di - we cannot rely on the same people all the time! The next workshop will be held on Saturday 25th April.
Below are few pictures from the day:-
Posted by Tony Rackham; Betty Rackham at 5:07 PM
Sunday, February 1, 2015
ROY FISHER has had a painting selected for THE ROYAL WATERCOLOUR SOCIETY CONTEMPORARY COMPETITION 2015. The Painting is entitled “THE GULL FLIES OVER THE
POPPIES”. (see below) Some members may remember the painting as he showed it at
the recent TAS CHRISTMAS PARTY. LONDON
The painting will be exhibited at the BANKSIDE GALLERY in
between FRI 6th March and
WED 18th March 2015. The Gallery is situated on the LONDON Thames next to the TATE MODERN. If you go onto www.royalwatercoloursociety.co.uk
you can see all the accepted paintings.
Posted by Tony Rackham; Betty Rackham at 11:28 AM