Virtual TAS

On behalf of all the committee I would like to send you our best wishes and hope that you are all keeping safe at this difficult time. We are keen to keep all our members well informed and be able to provide opportunities to keep the society functioning. Art can be a very therapeutic pastime.

One new activity will be a virtual exhibition each month, which will be undertaken via our Teignmouth Art Society Facebook page and linked with our website www.teignmouthartsociety.co.uk. Up to 2 pieces of original artwork can be submitted. Members and non-members can vote for their favourite picture by clicking on the ‘like’ button. The work with the most ‘likes’ by 2pm on the last day of the month will be awarded Best Artwork of the Month. It will also help to raise the profile of our talented individual artists. 

Themes for each month, using any medium, including 3D artwork:

April: Marine 

May: Still Life – any subject

June: Landscape 

Suggestions for our newsletter to Sarah at art20sagar@gmail.com or 0775 1795188.

If you are not on the internet family or friends could post your artwork to be entered into the competitions (Sarah is happy to explain over the phone). Others are setting up WhatsApp groups through their mobile phone, meaning you can then send texts, photos and even video chat.

There are so many free art activities online at the moment. So time to try something new:

Facebook Groups

Isolation Art Challenge – daily themes, start your Day 1 any day

Urban Sketching Devon – be inspired to sketch and share

Devon Art and Leisure Tutors and Courses – links to lots of free online activities

Calligraphy Style Challenge Pop-Up Group from Crooked Calligraphy – free workshop

Drawing Ideas ART – videos and info on sketching and drawing techniques

YouTube videos

Windsor & Newton – free masterclasses during lockdown

Drawing & Painting – The Virtual Instructor: free art lessons

Instagram

#TogetherAtHome – prog of many different things: shows, music, cooking, story time

#7days_competition from drawing for beginner’s (I’ve asked them to get rid of the apostrophe!) on Facebook

Internet

The Royal Opera House – free online shows www.roh.org.uk

http://secretldn.com/grayson-perrys-artclub-tv-show/ – art classes on TV with Grayson Perry

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