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Portrait Demo with Lesley Charnock

Portrait Demo with Lesley Charnock

Wow! What a wonderful experience we had with Lesley Charnock at SASA’s monthly meeting in Newlands. Lesley imparted so much passion and wisdom it was a joy to be part of such a well-attended gathering.    We learned a lot while she painted a portrait: […]

Art in the Park – March, 2018

Art in the Park – March, 2018

South African Society of Artists (SASA) had their Art-in-the-Park event on Saturday 17th March. In The Zone had a glorious and very successful day. The weather was perfect, although it did start off a bit blustery, but all calmed down by mid-morning. At 9am, Rose and […]

How should I sign my painting?

How should I sign my painting?

“A man’s kiss is his signature.” – Mae West. Always consider your clients. When creating your art, one’s signature is part of the composition and therefore it affects the whole aesthetic. It’s not an afterthought. It’s the final brushstroke to say, “yes, I’m done!” In Mae […]

What-A-Lot-Of-Dots-I-Got!

What-A-Lot-Of-Dots-I-Got!

Whoohoo! – Our first Facebook competition winner, Kim Cassidy and friend, Gabrielle, joined us at In The Zone for an acrylics-on-canvas painting project. Firstly, the group rummaged through magazines tearing out pieces of colour to form an interesting ‘family’ of colours. Our artists then mixed […]

Hannah’s 10th Birthday

Hannah’s 10th Birthday

Hannah chose the theme “Mythical Creatures” for her 10th birthday party at In The Zone. We started with a brain storming session where the seven girls called out all the mythical creatures they could remember. We had a mixed bag of wonderful, believable-unbelievable creatures: peacats, […]

Rama’s 41st Birthday Party!

Rama’s 41st Birthday Party!

Celebrating at In The Zone with a ‘Transformation’ themed birthday party, was Rama and 5 of her special friends. Rama chose the theme and suggested a Monarch butterfly image to paint as a piece of collaborative art where everyone has to paint part of the […]

Meet John Milazi, our Mentee

Meet John Milazi, our Mentee

Right in the beginning of In The Zone, Rose & Kim discussed various programs of ‘giving back’ to the creative world, and this wonderful opportunity dropped into our laps. Jean, from the Red Gallery recognised that John had raw talent and was aware, that if […]

In the Zone at the Constantia Gift Fair

In the Zone at the Constantia Gift Fair

In the Zone bought a stall at the Constantia Gift Fair to market our new business. With the help of friends with trucks, and others with muscle, we managed to move our studio to the site.  We hoisted furniture up and down stairs, packed and […]

Urban Sketchers: Jan 13: Outside Zeitz MOCCA

Urban Sketchers: Jan 13: Outside Zeitz MOCCA

Rose and Kim joined the Urban Sketchers, Cape Town for our first outdoor drawing session for 2018. We all met outside the Zeitz MOCCA museum at 10am and then dispersed in different directions to find an interesting view to sketch. Everyone seemed to get stuck in […]

FREE Art Lesson: 6th February, 2018

FREE Art Lesson: 6th February, 2018

In The Zone invites you to their first, FREE adults –  Acrylics-on-Canvas event and all the materials are included. There are only 9 tickets available. Tuesday 6th, February, 2018 7pm – 9.30pm In The Zone (Wicklow Road, Plumstead) BYOB 😉 CONDITIONS: Only those with In The […]