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AWS News, May 2013, Page 1

Next meeting

The next meeting will be on 10th June 1pm at the Glenfield Memorial Hall, Hall Road, Glenfield. Speaker for the June meeting will be Roy Boston and we may have a video as well - time permitting. The next challenges are:

June:
Compose a painting around a numeral (or a letter of the alphabet).
July:
Trees


The Joys of Watercolour

Chairman's Column

How many times have you been confronted with another situation requiring a "card" to be purchased for a birthday etc?
I have found that one of the unexpected joys of watercolour painting is that within an hour one can create a personal and wonderfully colourful card which is received with so much awe and appreciation. I leaned this art from Judy Pricktor (Rotorua). She is a master at it.
Again, I have a library of pen outlines of flowers, landscapes and boats which can be instantly copied on to watercolour paper and within a short time - hey presto - another colourful original "pen and ink" card is created.

The management committee has decided that because we cannot get a straight set of Mondays (or Tuesdays) at the NSBC, we will continue to meet at the Glenfield Hall for the rest of this year. If someone can suggest a better venue please advise either me or Joanne.
Please start preparing your entries for the exhibition in the Takapuna Library this winter.
Welcome to Grahame Langford who is learning under the tutorage of Brian Millard.


Gavin Fletcher
Chairman
gavinfl@xtra.co.nz

Upcoming Exhibitions

Cliftons Auckland Award Evening

AWS member Claudia Slaney is finalist for the Cliftons Art Prize. Congratulations!
Finalists will have their artworks on display at Cliftons venues for four weeks beginning 28 May, 2013.
Cliftons Auckland Award Evening 4 July


Glenfield Community Art Exhibition

Saturday 27th July 2013
a one day event commencing at around 2.15pm and finishing round about 7pm
Glenfield Community Centre, Bentley Ave, Glenfield 0629


AWS Exhibition

A new Auckland Watercolour Society exhibition is planned for August at the Takapuna Library. Watch this space for more information.

 

Upcoming Workshops

22nd June 2013: Brian Millard, one-day workshop.
For inquiries and registration and please contact Joanne mozart@iconz.co.nz.