Friday Art

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 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.




















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