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We are very grateful to Leo Du Feu, who kindly agreed to fill in for Tessa Asquith Lamb at the last minute. Leo is a wildlife and landscape artist who lives and works in Burntisland and he agreed to show how he would go about creating a coastal landscape.  He started by sharing examples of his work and then produced two paintings in 90 minutes.  His work was filmed by an overhead camera and projected onto a large screen for all to see.

 

Leo has a relaxed and cheery way of interacting with his audience.   He explained what he was doing and kept us amused with short stories.

 

Tip: When in the field, Leo uses offcuts of mounting card that have been primed with gesso.  

 

Thank you Leo.

 

Examples of Leo's work can be viewed on his website:

http://www.leodufeu.co.uk/

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The Belle Kilgour Memorial Trophy was presented to Neil Wilson for his painting ‘Emu’.  This Trophy is awarded to the artist whose work has been selected, by visitors to the Annual Exhibition, as being the best in show.  The trophy was presented by Douglas Ramsay, Past Chair of the Corstorphine Trust.  Congratulations Neil and thank you Douglas.

The Earle Douglas Award was presented to Anne Henderson, for her painting ‘Kyleakin, Skye’.  This Trophy is awarded to the artist whose work has been selected, by visitors to the Annual Exhibition, as being of outstanding merit.  The award was presented by Anne Douglas, Daughter-in-law of Earle Douglas.  Congratulations Anne and thank you Anne.

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The Belle Kilgour Memorial Trophy

The Earle Douglas Award

We are delighted to announce that the Edinburgh Art Shop has agreed to sponsor the Corstorphine Art Group website.  

 

A very big thank you to Hal.

 

Remember to show your membership card for your discount on art equipment.

We have a New Sponsor...

EAS

There is a lovely story of  a woman who posted her painting, thinking that no one would like it.   The picture then evolved over a period of time - artists painting pictures of other artists work.

 

Click here to view the full story.

 

 

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A date for your diary...

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The annual exhibition is approaching fast, so you might need to start thinking about which paintings you will be submitting to this year's exhibition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please refer to the 'Framing your artwork' page for useful advice on how to present your artwork.

 

And remember, the submission date is Tuesday 23 July.

 

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