PASA - Pastel Artists of South Australia

Blog posts June 2016

Arthur Phillips, a legend in the Adelaide art scene, demonstrates at PASA .

PASA members thoroughly enjoyed a demonstration by Arthur Phillip at the PASA meeting on June 11th 2016. As well as sharing valuable information and tips for painting, ever the entertainer, Arthur regaled his audience with stories from his past painting adventures. Many of the members had had the pr…

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PASA founder, Bill Truslove shared pastel painting at the Annual Campbelltown Art Show - 21st May

It was fun to see Bill Truslove join in with 3 other well-known artists at the Annual Campbelltown Art Show.

They call themselves the 4 Amigos, and banter becomes rather lively. Bill is the only one of the 4 to demonstrate pastels, and his resulting work is very lovely. A typical Australian s…

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Bill McSwain was our star demonstrator at May's meeting

Members were giving a very big thank you and 'thumbs up' approval to  Bill McSwain for doing two very interesting demonstrations at the PASA meeting the 2nd Saturday in May.

Particularly interesting was the insight shared in executing quick portrait sketches. From there, Bill launched into …

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Great Seascapes Demonstrated at May's PASA Meeting in Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor's PASA's meeting was excited to have Cathi Steer demonstrating seascapes in pastel.  Cathi has won many awards for her artwork so it was wonderful to see how she uses pastels.

Victor Harbor's meetings are held on the first Saturdays of each month at 1:30pm. Old Church Hall, …

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PASA member Helen Wallace - An Award Winner! (NSW Exhibition)

Congratulations to PASA Member Helen Wallace who recently won a Commended Award for this pastel painting in the National Pastel Exhibition which was held by the South Coast Pastel Society at Malua Bay NSW. Well done Helen!!

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PASA Meeting Demonstrator - Julie Noble - April @ Sturt

PASA was very fortunate to have Julie Noble demonstrate paintings pet portraits in pastel at the April meeting at Sturt. Julie provided a most informative and enjoyable demo for members and guests at our monthly meeting.

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Stan Sperlak Seascape demo' at Robe March 2016.

Sharing this photo from Stan Sperlak's seascape demonstration in pastel at Robe, in South Australia's south-east earlier in March this year.

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A first? Bringing Art to the People - January 2016

January 2016 bought about a new experience. PASA organised a Pop-Up Exhibition of pastel artworks in Glenelg. There were demonstrations by local artists. And was very successful. It went through 8-26th January, at 148 Jetty Road, Glenelg.

It is possible that no other art society in South A…

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