Tag Archives: Society of Graphic Fine Art

Joining the SGFA and Call for Entries “Draw 16”

Each year the SGFA hold their Annual Open Exhibition at the Menier Gallery, London. There are numerous prizes to be won and submissions are open to all. The deadline this year for paper based applications is July 15 and for … Continue reading

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Image of the Month: Spring Surf by Felicity Flutter ASGFA

My process for producing ‘Spring Surf’ began with a reference photo I took at Winchelsea Beach near Rye on a blustery day. I brightened the reference photo on my computer and looked at close ups to study the wave forms … Continue reading

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Image of the Month: The Runner’s Dilemma by Barry Harrison SGFA

My crayons definitely decorated the walls when I was a child, but the trauma of chastisement is forgotten; all I know is that in my teens I started drawing and since then I have never stopped, slowed sometimes, but never … Continue reading

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Image of the Month “Snow Orchard” by Ruth Baron Ezra SGFA

The graphic qualities of snow-covered landscapes have always fascinated me. Clarity and detail appear sharpened when tonal polarities of intense whiteness and darkness sit side by side. When I was studying at Wall Hall College I would often take a walk … Continue reading

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Image of the Month: The Line by Neil Dixon ASGFA

I no longer recall how this image came about, but I still hear the dark echoes of its tortuous creation. It is the emptiness that both troubles and satisfies me. The lack of substance of the world in which these … Continue reading

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Image of the Month – Dancing Teddy by Sally Friend ASGFA

Dancing Teddy was originally inspired by life drawings in my sketch book. I thought it would be fun to mix them up with found images and collage. It’s great fun to play with figures and put them in strange imaginary landscapes. … Continue reading

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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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