Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Sketchbook Series – Susan Poole ASGFA in Botswana

“I compiled this sketchbook during a recent visit to Botswana, where I wanted to make first-hand studies of African wildlife in its natural environment. We hired a private Land Rover and driver, and could stop and look as long as … Continue reading

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Image of the Month – Excalibur (The Lady of the Lake) by David Brooke PPSGFA

“I’ve always had an interest in myths and legends. But when I’m producing a painting or drawing I usually embellish and adapt the myth with my own ideas and imagination. Excalibur (The Lady of the Lake) was part of a … Continue reading

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Drawing in the Media – Johanna Basford, TwitterPicture and the Edinburgh Fringe

In 2010 artist and illustrator Johanna Basford and members of the public made Edinburgh Fringe history: together over two days they designed the covers of 400,000 Fringe programmes in a live interactive drawing marathon. From 10am to 10pm on the … Continue reading

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Artist’s Proof – Just Tulips by Ruth de Monchaux ASGFA

In the first of our new series Artist’s Proof, in which we feature prints by Society members, Ruth de Monchaux ASGFA talks about her etching with aquatint Just Tulips. “This image was a response to one of those moments when … Continue reading

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