UPDATE 21 April 2021
Quote for the week
Thank you to everyone who sent in a painting for the Competition.
As we had 24 entries, a special page has been made for them. You can see the paintings on the link Competition 2021 in the menu above or click on the link below.
Have a look at them all, choose the number of your chosen painting and email your vote to Glenda by Wednesday 21st April.
The winner will be announced on Thursday 22nd April.
There will be a £20 prize for the winner.
Let`s go to Scotland!
This month we're back in Scotland where we visit the National Gallery in Edinburgh to look at the paintings there and learn more about them. There is also an interesting virtual tour of the art works by Scottish artists in an Edinburgh auction house, Lyon and Turnbull. We then go to Glasgow, to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery, to watch Avril Paton talking about her tenement painting, 'Windows in the West'.
The National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh
To learn more about each the featured paintings, seen below, from The National Gallery of Scotland, click on this link.
A virtual Tour of paintings, by Scottish artists, goes on display in a Scottish auction house.
Last July, the auction house, Lyon and Turnbull in Edinburgh, offered a virtual tour of the beautiful art works they had in their possession. You can go round their collection and look closely at each picture.
Avril Paton talks about her famous tenement painting
Here is a very interesting talk by Avril Paton, painter of the famous tenement painting, 'Windows in the West'. Here she explains why she chose this tenement to paint, tells us about the characters in the windows and gives us a background to the painting.
Quiz on Impressionism
How well do you know the Impressionists? Who painted the picture below?
Try this short quiz to find out.
To take the quiz, click here.
Recent Paintings from Our Members
You can click on the image to expand.
We meet on Thursday evenings from 7pm in Williamwood High School, Busby, East Renfrewshire