Stafford Art Group Summer       

Stafford Art Group

Meet old friends, make new friends

Join us at The Star Inn at Stone  on Tuesday 23rd July for an afternoon painting and sketching  

members and non-members all welcome

WhatsApp The group uses WhatsApp community, to communicate and has a number of groups within the community. Contact Grant Parker to be added on to the members group

Our first outdoor sketching meet for this summer was a Bishton Hall, 9th July. Though hardly ideal summer weather, we had a very good turn out from members, plus a prospective member ( hi Frank!). Plenty of variety of views and subjects to choose from to sketch and paint- and a great opportunity to meet , chat , share...

Cliff set an art challenge on the Tuesday to paint in a still life in the style of Picasso. This was much trickier than you would first think but some members gave it a go.

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27/03/2024

This was a presentation by Doug to the art group on Tuesday 26 March 2024. Many were impressed with his experiments using AI with the app "Chat GPT" and the artistic works produced from his directions with some surprising results.

At Birmingham's Art Galley and Museum there is currently an excellent exhibition from the Pre Raphaelites. It is called Victorian Radicals.

On Saturday, the Lead Astray Workshop was held at Littleworth. Sheila and Carole had prepared a very informative day for us, demonstrating a wide range of pencil media - showing us the advantages and disadvantages of each variety. Members were invited to use each of the mediums to experiment . It is rare to get an opportunity to handle...

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Our first outdoor sketching meet for this summer was a Bishton Hall, 9th July. Though hardly ideal summer weather, we had a very good turn out from members, plus a prospective member ( hi Frank!). Plenty of variety of views and subjects to choose from to sketch and paint- and a great opportunity to meet , chat , share...

Cliff set an art challenge on the Tuesday to paint in a still life in the style of Picasso. This was much trickier than you would first think but some members gave it a go.

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27/03/2024

This was a presentation by Doug to the art group on Tuesday 26 March 2024. Many were impressed with his experiments using AI with the app "Chat GPT" and the artistic works produced from his directions with some surprising results.

At Birmingham's Art Galley and Museum there is currently an excellent exhibition from the Pre Raphaelites. It is called Victorian Radicals.


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