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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.

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 Hillier Gardens 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 Lee Lane. Admission is £1 and opening times are from 10am to 4pm. Both events are well worth a visit.

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.



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:-

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Gull flies over the London Poppies

ROY FISHER has had a painting selected for THE ROYAL WATERCOLOUR SOCIETY CONTEMPORARY COMPETITION 2015. The Painting is entitled “THE GULL FLIES OVER THE LONDON POPPIES”. (see below) Some members may remember the painting as he showed it at the recent TAS CHRISTMAS PARTY.

The painting will be exhibited at the BANKSIDE GALLERY in LONDON between FRI 6th March and WED 18th March 2015. The Gallery is situated on the Thames next to the TATE MODERN. If you go onto  you can see all the accepted paintings.