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. Fridays 2pm – 4.30pm or thereabouts. £2 including refreshments.
Programme for September, October and November 2018
SEPTEMBER 7th – Painting to Music. We will begin with a short discussion, then listen to some music and see what inspiration we can gain.
SEPTEMBER 14th – Serendipity – ‘Found Pictures’. We will experiment with colours and patterns, maybe using clingfilm, then see what pictures we can find in our random results. Barbara will lead this session.
SEPTEMBER 21st – Still Life – Textured pots and jugs. Carolyn will lead this session.
SEPTEMBER 28th – Whole Body Workout (clothed) (i) Hands. We will take it in turns to pose for each other to do some rapid sketches.
OCTOBER 5th – COMPOSITE PICTURE – This is an exercise in working together exploring and trying to reproduce a well known masterpiece, section by section. We will assemble the completed pieces at a later date.
OCTOBER 12th – WORKING WITH COLOUR. Mixing warm and cool colours, seeing how colours relate to each other. Carolyn will help us to make our own colour wheel.
OCTOBER 19th – AUTUMN FLOWERS. Please bring some flowers if you are able to. Barbara will lead us.
OCTOBER 26th – WHOLE BODY WORKOUT (clothed) (ii) Feet and legs.
NOVEMBER 2nd – FIELD PATTERNS. We will work from imagination or from references, looking especially for the semi-abstract patterns in landscape.
NOVEMBER 9th – STILL LIFE WITH BOOKS
NOVEMBER 16th – COMPOSITE PICTURE – (Continued – see October 5th). Or we may be ready to complete and assemble our picture.
NOVEMBER 23rd – AUTUMN COLOURS – Maybe you’d like to bring some autumn leaves to work form, or to make an autumn collage (maybe using a variety of materials). Or you could make an autumn picture from reference photographs or simply experiment with mixing autumn colours.
NOVEMBER 30th – WHOLE BODY WORKOUT (Clothed) (iii) Head and shoulders.