SAA Art Clubs Hub

Welcome to the new exciting hub page for SAA Affiliated Art Clubs! During these times of uncertainty, we understand that it’s difficult for club members to keep in touch. We’ve dedicated this new area of our website to equip you with the tools you need to come together as an art club, be inspired and paint along collectively, wherever you are!

Video inspiration for all

We’ll be regularly showcasing a fantastic video for all your members to watch, covering a range of styles, medias and artists. You can paint along together and learn lots of new skills and techniques, all from the comfort of your own homes!

Catch up with Alison C. Board!

Click the image below to watch her fantastic Reservoir Ducks tutorial.

Even more inspiration!

With the SAA, you’ve got a world of inspiration at your fingertips. There’s even more to explore from the comfort of your armchair – here are a couple of tuitional guides we think you might enjoy.

How to watch a video

  1. Hover over any of the videos below and click on the play icon that appears
  2. To watch in full screen, click the icon that appears in the bottom right hand corner of the video image (see image to the right)

Click the blue icon to watch in full screen

Pepper in Pastel

Anita Pounder guides you through pastel techniques to create this charming pepper painting.


Create this dragonfly in easy to follow stages, whilst experimenting with graphite and Bristol Board.

A Simple Lemon

Inspiration can be anywhere!  Create this simple painting using wax resist and watercolour

Gliding Gannets in Watercolour

Watch Anita Pounder experiment with four fantastic colours from Rembrandt.

Newark Castle

Anita uses Speedball Elegant Writer Pens to render this impressive 12th Century structure in easy to follow stages.

Galapagos Hawk

Anita uses gouache (an under-used medium!) to paint a majestic portrait of a Galapagos Hawk.

Fish in Brusho

Watch Anita Pounder work wonders with Brusho as she creates a stunning fish using this versatile medium.

Last Lookout in Watercolours

Join watercolour maestro, David Poxon, as he paints this marvellous masterpiece.

Get involved with our painting challenges!

If you fancy trying something new, or you’ve got artwork you’re proud of then it’s the perfect chance to share your creative flair by entering one of our challenges.