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GOLDEN PALETTE AWARD

Posted by chrishorder on April 28, 2020 at 1:05 AM

                           THE GOLDEN PALETTE AWARD

This week the Lea Valley Art Society had a record number of submissions for the Golden Palette Award. The subject was ‘Animals’.

The very worthy winner was Charmaine Gudge, who produced a wonderful portrait of a horse in pastels. Congratulations Charmaine.

Due to the COVID19 regulations we are unable to arrange a hand over of the trophy until later in the year. 

 

CORONAVIRUS ISOLATION

Posted by chrishorder on March 29, 2020 at 6:20 AM


THE LEA VALLEY ART SOCIETY WEEKLY MEETINGS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED FOR THE DURATION OF THE CORONAVIRUS EPIDEMIC.  WE HOPE TO RE-START OUR PROGRAMMES LATER IN THE YEAR..  WHILE MEMBERS ARE SPENDING MORE TIME AT HOME IN ISOLATION WE ARE ENCOURAGING THEM TO TAKE PART IN A WEEKLY PAINTING OPPORTUNITY.  THE THEME FOR WEEK ENDING 3RD APRIL IS FARM ANIMALS/MACHINERY/BUILDINGS.





LVAS SHIELD AWARD

Posted by chrishorder on January 26, 2020 at 11:00 AM




Liz Lower was presented the 2020 LVAS Shield award by Malcolm Norris, Chairman of the Lea Valley Art Society for her fine entry of a watercolour portrait. The portraiture depicts a fisherman from Madagascar.



2019 CHRISTMAS PARTY

Posted by chrishorder on December 16, 2019 at 7:15 PM

On Friday 13th December LVAS held their annual Christmas Party which was very well attended by members.  The afternoon buffet was marvellous, including a home made Christmas cake.  Everyone seemed to enjoy the fun afternoon packed with the Pictionary game and table quizes.  The Spring 2020 Programme will begin on Friday 10th January.

















DISPLAY IN ST. PAUL'S CHURCH, HODDESDON

Posted by chrishorder on December 5, 2019 at 9:45 AM
A number of our members recently took part in St. Pauls Church, Hoddesdon festival called "A Celebration of Carols" Each member painted a wonderful bauble for our exhibit depicting a verse from the Christmas carol "IN THE BLEAK MID-WINTER".



DEMONSTRATION BY MIKE RADLEY

Posted by chrishorder on November 12, 2019 at 7:05 PM


LEA VALLEY ART SCOEITY WERE DELIGHTED TO WELCOME BACK LOCAL ARTIST AND FORMER CHAIRMAN OF LVAS, MICHAEL RADLEY, WHO IS NOW A MEMBER OF HERTFORD ART SOCIETY TO DO A WATERCOLOUR DEMONSTRATION.  WE WERE PLEASED TO SEE SO MANY MEMBERS AND VISITORS INCLUDING STUDENTS FROM ALISON SHOWELL'S CLASSES.



MICHAEL CHOSE TO PAINT A RUSTIC COUNTRYSIDE SCENE IN A LOOSE WET INTO WET STYLE USING BOTH  PHOTOTGRAPHS AND PREPAINTED ROUGH SKETCHES. DURING THE DEMO HE WAS GIVING US USEFUL TIPS AND ADVICE ESPECIALLY ABOUT USING QUALITY PAINT AND PAPER.



DURING A SHORT BREAK FOR REFRESHMENTS GUESTS WERE INVITED TO TAKE A LOOK AT A SMALL DISPLAY OF PAINTINGS AND SKETCH BOOKS BELONGING TO MEMBERS AND TO PICK UP A LEAFLET ABOUT LVAS, WHICH INCLUDED AN INVITATION TO A FREE TASTER FRIDAY AFTERNOON SESSION.




WILF REID TROPHY 2019

Posted by chrishorder on October 18, 2019 at 3:15 PM

THIS YEAR THERE WERE 12 ENTRIES FOR THE WILF REID TROPHY IN A VARIETY OF MEDIA.  THE QUALITY OF WORK WAS EXCELLENT AND WHEN IT CAME TO VOTING BY THE MEMBERS IT WAS EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO CHOSE.  IN FACT IT WAS SO CLOSE THAT WE HAD TO VOTE AGAIN AND AGAIN!   THE VERY WORTHY WINNER WAS SHIRLEY CLERMONT WITH A "SUMMER TERRACE".  CONGRATULATIONS SHIRLEY.   THE TROPHY WAS PRESENTED BY WILF REID'S DAUGHTER, ANGELA WISSON.



ANNUAL LUNCH

Posted by chrishorder on September 5, 2019 at 4:05 PM

Our Annual Lunch this year took place at Kings Mead Golf Centre.  Everyone agreed that the food was good and, as it was a lovely day, we all had coffee outside and continued to chat until late afternoon.   It was an enjoyable occasion as you will see from the photos.


SUMMER OUTING TO WIVENHOE

Posted by chrishorder on August 22, 2019 at 9:10 AM

Here is a selection of pictures taken by various members when we went to Wivenhoe.  We all enjoyed food and drinks at the pub pictured.



VISIT TO ANGELA'S GARDEN

Posted by chrishorder on August 8, 2019 at 5:10 PM

WE ALL ENJOYED ANOTHER VISIT TO ANGELA'S GARDEN AND FOUND YET ANOTHER SUBJECT TO PAINT.  LOTS OF FLOWERS NEXT TO THAT OLD APPLE TREE, THE POTTING SHED, A SCULPTURE WITH HANGING BASKET AND EVEN THE GREENHOUSE.

HERE WE ARE SHELTERING UNDER THE GAZEBO.  APART FROM THIS BRIEF SHOWER WE HAD A LOVELY AFTERNOON.

MANY THANKS TO ANGELA AND PHILIP FOR THEIR HOSPITALITY.






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