Author Archives: Cynthia Barlow Marrs SGFA

About Cynthia Barlow Marrs SGFA

Artist: I draw. Land planner: I was. Urban Sketcher: I am. SocietyofGraphicFineArt - The Drawing Society: I belong.

Image of the Month – Two People by Barbara Sykes SGFA

We had already invited Barbara Sykes SGFA to be our Image of the Month artist for July when we learned that her drawing Two People had not only been selected for the Royal Academy of Art Summer Exhibition 2014, but had … Continue reading

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The Sketchbook Series – In India by Will Taylor SGFA

Motorbikes and lumbering cows, intricate arches and lake reflections, tangled cables, watchful locals, the flash of colour against earth tones  — Will Taylor SGFA tries his hand at capturing the look and feel of India. “In February 2014 I set off on … Continue reading

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Artist’s Proof – Mixed print media by Olive Webb SGFA

“When asked to describe the type of work I create, I tend to fall back on the vague term ‘mixed media’ or more recently ‘mixed print media’. No single technique gives me everything I need to develop an idea.    I … Continue reading

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Image of the Month – Granite Faces XIII, The Cormorant’s Bill by Kit Surrey SGFA

“When I was a child my family would rent a small farm cottage in Snowdonia. On wonderful walks in the mountains I would catch glimpses of brightly clad figures high up on seemingly impossible rock faces. Years later I found myself … Continue reading

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Artist’s Proof – Le Morte d’Arthur by Melvyn Evans SGFA

Editor’s note: As we were putting the final touches on this story it was confirmed that Le Morte d’Arthur and Landscape with Figure and Sacred Well will be shown in the 2014 Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Art. “Le Morte d’Arthur is based … Continue reading

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Artist’s Proof – Light and dark in Northumbria by Chris Knox ASGFA

“My early artistic influences include the landscape artists John Constable, Thomas Girtin and J M W Turner, and later the fine art photographers Edward Steichen and Alfred Steiglitz.   I am a landscape artist working from my studio in Lewes, East Sussex. My work … Continue reading

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Image of the Month – Flooded Field in Surrey Hills by Stephen Baker ASGFA

  “The landscape disturbed by a combination of natural and man-made forces is an important element in my work.” “In January 2014 there was extensive flooding in the Surrey Hills, close to where I live. In the relatively mild weather … Continue reading

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