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Image of the Month – Shard by Austin Cole RBA ASGFA

“This print is the first of four studies of the Shard from different vantage points. I know that the Shard is a like-it-or-hate-it building. People think it is too big and that it overpowers the surrounding area, which is true. … Continue reading

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The Sketchbook Series – Looking at People by Marion Wilcocks SGFA

“My sketchbooks are filled with diverse drawings, but here I’d like to focus mainly on people observed in passing, as well as subjects in the Life studio, where I use the sketchbook for preliminary studies or rapid poses. My favourite format … 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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Drawing in the Media — AA Gill’s “All Will Be Revealed” in The Sunday Times

“I had forgotten what an intense pleasure just practising life drawing is, the feeling of the charcoal on the paper, the dance of the physical and the mental, the moment when it flows…” AA Gill in The Sunday Times Magazine … Continue reading

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Drawn to Cinema: Oscar-winning production designer Stuart Craig

Interview by Cynthia Barlow Marrs SGFA Stuart Craig has designed some the most iconic films in recent history: Gandhi, The English Patient, The Elephant Man and Cry Freedom, to name just a few. Oh, and all the Harry Potter films. In addition … Continue reading

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