New Year/Spring 2019

Programme of Meetings

The meetings listed below will all be held at the Veterans’ Club in Clarence Place, Gravesend (shown right on the map).  7.00 pm - 9.00 pm.

Annual Dinner

Thursday 21 March

At Bartella’s Meopham

21 December


28 December


4 January

Winter Scenes   Any medium, any subject -  Landscapes in snow and ice, People (New Year’s Eve parties?)  Animals, etc. – or maybe a wintery local view with next year’s calendar in mind.  Please bring your own reference material, although some ideas will be provided

11 January

Painting to Music     listen to the music and let it inspire you

18 January

Bring a mirror and do a self portrait in the style of your favourite artist – think Van Gogh or Frida Khalo

25 January

Website gallery night    Liz will bring her camera to take photos of your work or you can send it to her by email if you prefer.

Also bring something to work on for the rest of the evening

1 February

The Rain Forest   - paint inspiring pictures of exotic plants and animals

8 February

Movement    details later

15 February

Annual Quiz Night    A light supper will be provided but please bring your own drinks and glasses.  Partners and friends are welcome to join us.  Teams of 6.  Tickets £5.   This year the quizmaster will be our own Eve Day

22 February

Bring an interesting object of your own to draw in detail

1 March

Start working on pictures of local views for the GAG cards and calendars – some reference material will be provided, and we hope to work outside locally, probably at the weekends, if weather permits (Linda Stocker is willing to organise, tell her if you are interested)

8 March

Follow up to the local views started last week

15 March

Gustav Klimt again – this was popular in the autumn programme and several people have said they would like to try using gold leaf again

21 March


ANNUAL DINNER    Following last year’s success, we will be going to Bartellas at Meopham again – more details later     

                                                                                         NO MEETING ON FRIDAY 22ND

29 March

Portrait model – Gus DaCosta

OUR ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTIONS ARE DUE 1ST APRIL –    still £25         Please pay to our Treasurer, Paul Relf, by cash, cheque or online.

5 April

Spring Flowers still life – any medium

12 April

Sketch Book Challenge – we are going to encourage everyone to use sketch books on a regular basis this year, and tonight we will see what everyone has achieved  -  more information will be available earlier in the year

19 April


26 April

Choosing the finished pictures for cards and calendars – but bring along something to work on as well

3 May

New programme starts

Wishing you all a Very Happy Christmas and a Prosperous, Peaceful New Year!