New Year/Spring 2020

Programme of Meetings

The meetings listed below will all be held at the Veterans’ Club in Clarence Place, Gravesend.  7.00 pm - 9.00 pm.

Parking Warning

Please be aware that if you do come along and see us for the first time the parking regulations in Clarence Place have changed and you can only park in Rouge Lane unless you have a blue badge in which case you can park on double yellow lines as usual. Free parking is available in Lord Street Car Park which is a ten minute walk away. Traffic wardens do work in the evening so you need to be aware of this as well.

3 January

The Night Sky – the moon, stars, sunsets, urban rooftops, city skylines, etc

10 January

Portraying nature using vivid colours in inks and/or watercolour. Think Monet, Van Gogh, Matisse, Hockney etc

Please bring Brusho powdered inks if you have them and be willing to share with those who have not tried them before.   

17 January


24 January

1920s/30s  Art Deco fashions and music

31 January

Burns Night – be inspired by all things Scottish – bagpipes, haggis, tartans, hills and heather – and Charles Rennie Mackintosh

7 February

Beasts of Burden – Donkeys, Camels, Oxen

14 February

Valentine’s Day    If you are not expecting to be wined and dined why not come along to draw roses and cupids?

21 February

Annual Quiz Night    A light supper will be provided but please bring your own drinks and glasses.  Partners and friends are welcome to join us.  Tickets £5.   The quizmaster will be our own Eve Day

28 February

Start working on pictures for the 2021 Calendar and GAG greetings cards.     Our Calendar theme is “The River Thames at Gravesend” and should be landscape orientation in a standard A size.   The greetings cards may be any subject and either portrait or landscape.

6 March

Liz will bring her camera to take new photos to update the Website Gallery, so bring your new work (unframed) along

Also continue working on the pictures for calendars and greetings cards started last week

13 March

Japanese Art


19 March

ANNUAL DINNER    Bartellas at Meopham – more details later     Date to be confirmed


27 March

Spring flowers

3 April

Baby Animals – lambs, ducklings, chicks

10 April


17 April

Life and Portrait Model, Jill Giles       Jill will be posing as a draped life model, so you can chose to do a life or portrait painting, whichever you prefer     

24 April

Choosing the finished pictures for cards and calendars – but bring something to work on as well