Todays challenge was self portraits which proved to be challenging indeed! Many members agreed it was difficult to draw from a mirror... and also how hard it is to get a likeness. We were however all able to identify every member from their self portrait- so well done .
Stafford Art Group
Keeping the arts alive in Stafford in extraordinary times
The Arts Are Comimg Back!
In fact we never went away
Shortly, the Group is publish a full programme of outdoor events for the summer.
Meetings resume at Littleworth in September.
There has never been a better time to join Stafford's most active arts community and to make new like minded friends - free of charge - (subscriptions suspended until September)
Artists, sell or exchange your work, books, materials etc., at the Artist's Market - click to learn how
Your programme for the coming week.
Tuesday 2nd March at 2pm
Friday 5th March at 7pm
Subject for this week's painting challenge
Looking forward to
March 16th Keith Potts discusses the life and work of
Well worth a visit - Viewing on YouTube - Sue Chatterton Watercolour Tutorials
Don't Let The Lockdown Get You Down
Greet old friends and make new friends with Stafford Art Group.
We meet every week on Zoom and all are welcome whether an absolute beginner or accomplished professional, so come and join us.
Welcoming New Friends - Encouraging Young Artists
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A massive entry with some very imaginative pictures ... well done to all and special thanks to Keith for his educational chat on DAME LAURA KNIGHT.
Todays zoom meeting had a good number of entries and was attended well. The entries covered a wide range of styles and interpretations! We had beautiful animal images - both whole creatures and some interesting close-ups.
Bubbles .. record entry and vary varied... with 21 people on Zoom this Tuesday another record broken. And new to SAG website were paintings shown by Helen, Rose and Steve. With David presenting his brilliant Art Quiz and Jane Green for getting 15 points... well done
Best ever number of pictures entered into the weekly challenge.... Alcohol experiments with notes by Sheila Adams
A tough challenge - giving rise to many diverse pictures. This is Keith's - based on the Apostle by Durer.
This 37 minute piece on You Tube talks you through making a simple sketch in situ, the recommended equipment and the basics of how to establish initially a quick sketch. This is followed by showing the development of working into it with sepia, and finally developing a watercolour. Although the sepia and watercolour are demonstrated in the artists...
Urban sketching ranges in style, media and amount of time spent on each piece! Some sketches are just that- a rapid capturing of a scene viewed in a moment in time. Sketchers have been known to sketch on anything to hand to record an image that appealed. Others are obviously well planned for and display a huge amount of detail....
This weeks donations = £50
Current donations = £697
The target is £1000 we are 69% there
A big thank you from SAG
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