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Billy Connolly by Lynn Howarth

Zoom Art Demonstration by Lynn Howarth

Portrait in Pastels

Thursday 21st January 2021 at 2.30pm


We have just confirmed with Lynn and are delighted to announce the postponed art demo from last March can now go ahead, this time on Zoom. The set up should be the same as before but please check your emails from Glenda for instructions and any updates.



Lynn won the Pastel Guild of Europe Portrait Prize 2019

To see more of Lynn's work go to:



Let`s go to Rome!


This month we're off to sunny Rome to visit the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte which houses a large collection of contemporary paintings. We also visit the Vatican museums where we can have a 360 degree as well as a close up view of the work of Michaelangelo in the Sistine Chapel. In 2916/17 there was an event in the Galleria where the staff and public were invited to vote for the one portrait that epitomised beauty. You can see the selection below.



Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Rome



Galleria Nazionale d’Arte, Rome
The Interior of the Galleria Nazionale d’Arte, Rome

To look round the Galleria, click here;


 A selection of the paintings displayed in the Galleria




Visit the Vatican museums and see 360 degree view

of Michaelangelo's masterpieces in the Sistine Chapel



The Galleria's Beauty Contest in 2016/17



In 2016/17, the Galleria held a beauty contest event when they asked their own employees and the public to vote for the most beautiful person displayed in the Galleria. This was based on physical appearance, demeanour and attitude, independent of the style or technical quality of the works. The jury was to be the audience.

Why not have a look at the exhibits and see which one you would vote for!


Fun Art Quiz

Here is a selection of fun graded questions about art



To try the quiz, click here. The answers are at the bottom.

Recent Paintings from Our Members

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Lorna Hutcheson

Bill Kennedy

Sally Gallagher

Bernard Shieff

Gordon Avison

Rodger Smyth

Lauretta MacLeod

Beth Alexander

Margaret Burnell

Linda Berman

Marshall Wyllie

Suzanne Hunter

Ida Rennie

Eileen Cumming

Anne Murdoch

Anne Higney

Eileen Cumming
Bernard Shieff
Catherine Fearns
Rodger Smyth
Anne Clark
Sheila Morrison
Marshall Wyllie
Ida Rennie
Gordon Avison

Eastwood Art Club offers members the opportunity to meet and paint at their own level in a friendly and constructive atmosphere.

We meet on Thursday evenings from 7pm in Williamwood High School, Busby, East Renfrewshire

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