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First Saturday afternoon meeting

This week our first Saturday afternoon meeting took place. The weather was just correct being neither too hot or too cold. It was nice to see some long lost friends turn up! We had a very good drawing session working… [Read more]

SLR Day. One of our special days.

My first attempt to run a photography session specifically for artists with some photographic knowledge occurred yesterday when three of the life drawing group members turned up on a Monday to try their hand at some studio work with a… [Read more]

17th May – The Second Fast day

The first Fast day was a very successful event that exhausted most of the artists. This second Fast Day develops the concept further. What is different about this fast day? Instead of a single fixed position where the model moves… [Read more]

What is a Fast Day

Hot on the heels of the Snap Day comes the Fast Day. On this day the model chooses the poses and the length of time they are held for. They move when they get bored with the pose and then… [Read more]

Grids in art

What an amazing find the illustration shows. It is part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection. Artists, architects and craftsman have been using grids for a very long time. The illustrated work dates back to 7000 BC. Grids are… [Read more]