A weekly drop-in for SGA members who like to do art in the company of others, meeting at the Bemerton Methodist Church Hall, Roman Road, Salisbury. £2 including refreshments.
Programme for May, June and July 2018
MAY 4th – GREYS – experimenting with different colour combinations to mix greys, then using greys in a picture. Your own choice of medium.
MAY 11th – SURREALISM – please bring in an interesting object that can then be incorporated into a composition. We’ll look at work by some surrealist artists for inspiration.
MAY 18th – FINISHING SESSION – bring in some unfinished work to complete.
MAY 25th – EXITS AND ENTRANCES, doorways, gates, windows etc. Barbara will lead this session and will provide some examples to work from.
JUNE 1st – ‘DOG DAY’ – we hope to have an actual live dog to ‘pose’ for us to draw or paint. Bring your own choice of medium.
JUNE 8th – LOOKING AT COLOURS – YELLOWS. We’ll look at a range of yellows, how to mix them, how to use them and the difference yellows make to a picture.
JUNE 15th – WORKING ON A COLOURED GROUND. We don’t always have to start with white paper, board or canvas. Barbara will lead this session in which you could try seeing how a different ground affects the mood of a picture.
JUNE 22nd – FINISHING SESSION
JUNE 29th – RESIST! Experimenting with masking fluid, making tape, candle wax, wax crayon, oil pastels. This is primarily for water-based media.
JULY 6th – REDS – how to mix them, how to use them etc.
JULY 13th – BEACH ACTIVITIES – have a go at drawing or painting people playing on the beach, sun-bathing, building sandcastles etc.
JULY 20th – THE SEA, ROCK-POOLS, SWIMMING POOL. Make a big splash!
JULY 27th – A BEACH COLLAGE. Please bring shells you may have collected, or pebbles, sand, sea-weed etc. and a pot of glue, and anything else useful for a collage, maybe ‘failed’ paintings to tear up. You may need a large piece of paper or card to work on!
AUGUST – WE WILL NOT BE MEETING AT THE HALL FOR THE WHOLE OF AUGUST, THOUGH WE HOPE TO ARRANGE SOME SESSIONS ‘OUT AND ABOUT’. Further details in due course.
Friday Art Programme for January and February 2018