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Please welcome new member Sam Cole to the CAAA Main Gallery

Sam is a bush pilot and commercial airline pilot who paints scenes from his personal experience in watercolour.

Added 24 Oct 20

Please welcome new member Avi Barzel to the CAAA Main Gallery

Avi is a Toronto-based artist and illustrator who works in both traditional and digital media, as well as combining them in mixed media. He is starting off with six images in our gallery and there is a link to his website where many more are on display.

Added 01 Sep 20

AerialViews Vol 25 #2, May 2020 and Vol 25 #3, August 2020

The shutdown due to COVID-19 caused delays in printing, therefore the May and August issues of AerialViews, the quarterly newsletter of the Canadian Aerospace Artists Association (CAAA) have been mailed out together. If you want to receive this fine publication, all you have to do is join CAAA. It is included with your membership and is sent out quarterly to associate members, artist members and institutional members.

Highlights of these issues include:

  • Making Your Own Acrylics
  • The Flemish Technique, Parts I and II
  • Looking Back - Commercial Aviation Accident Statistics
  • The Art of Perspective, Parts I and II
  • Taming Masking Fluid
  • Keeping it Interesting
  • The Zorn Palette
  • Colour Harmony
  • Understanding Colour Bias
  • The Psychology of Colour
Plus more news and illustrations!
Added 23 Aug 20

Helene Girard has added a new painting to the CAAA Main Gallery

"Landing at Puvirnituq" is another of her striking paintings of aviation in Canada's north.

Added 26 Jun 20

Layne Larsen has added a new painting to the CAAA Main Gallery

This portrait of an A-10 pilot was created to demonstrate the Flemish Technique and the process will be described in detail in upcoming issues of AerialViews, the CAAA quarterly newsletter.

Added 09 Jun 20

Wesley Lowe has added a new painting to the CAAA Main Gallery

Wesley's painting depicts Fairey Swordfish aircraft attacking the Bismark.

Added 28 May 20

Colin Bowley has added a new painting to the CAAA Main Gallery

Colin's painting depicts Avro Lancaster Mk.10 FM 104 as it appeared in RCAF post-war service. These are also the markings it will appear in when restoration by the British Columbia Aviation Museum is complete.

Added 05 May 20

Annual CAAA Membership Renewal Time

May is when all CAAA members must renew their membership. Normally you would receive a reminder in the May issue of AerialViews, however, due to our printer being shut down for COVID-19, the publication of this issue will have to be delayed. In the meantime, you can download and print this renewal form. We will also be sending out renewal reminders by email.

Added 21 Apr 20

AerialViews Vol 25 #1, Feb 2020

The February issue of AerialViews, the quarterly newsletter of the Canadian Aerospace Artists Association (CAAA) has been mailed out to members. If you want to receive this fine publication, all you have to do is join CAAA. It is included with your membership and is sent out quarterly to associate members, artist members and institutional members.

Highlights of this issue include:

  • President's Message: Developments in CAAA's Evolution
  • Hints from Harley
  • Looking Back - Boeing's Clippers
  • Interesting Artists V - Maxwell "Coby" Whitmore
  • The Beauty of Dirty Greys
  • Painting from Photos
  • Setting Mood with Value
  • Choosing Subject Matter
  • Making Your Own Pastels
Plus more news and illustrations!
Added 21 Feb 20

Dale MacMullin has added a new painting to the CAAA Main Gallery

Dale's latest egg tempera painting memorializes the Commonwealth aircrews who flew the DH Mosquito fighter-bomber, the "Timber Terror".

Added 17 Jan 20

AerialViews Vol 24 #4, Nov 2019

The November issue of AerialViews, the quarterly newsletter of the Canadian Aerospace Artists Association (CAAA) has been mailed out to members. If you want to receive this fine publication, all you have to do is join CAAA. It is included with your membership and is sent out quarterly to associate members, artist members and institutional members.

Highlights of this issue include:

  • President's Message: A New Way Forward
  • What's Next for CAAA - A New CAHS Chapter?
  • Looking Back - The Lockheed Constellation pt 2
  • The Real Right Stuff
  • What's in a Name - New RCAF SAR Aircraft
  • Texturing Mediums
  • Is My Painting Finished?
  • Keeping it Simple - Palette Management
  • New Typhoon Restoration
Plus more news and illustrations!
Added 02 Dec 19

ASAA: Save the Dates for 2020!

The American Society of Aviation Artsts (ASAA) 2020 Forum, Exhibition, Call for Entries, and Eastern Regional Meeting:

  • 2020 Call for Entries deadline: Sunday, March 22nd (11:59 p.m. Eastern Time USA). Complete PDF with details will be coming shortly.
  • 2020 Exhibition Location: The Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, Savannah, GA.
  • 2020 Exhibition Dates: May 27th through July 27th 2020.
  • 2020 Forum Dates: May 27th through May 30th 2020.
  • 2020 Forum Hotel deadline: May 5th 2020.
  • Hotel Information: Best Western Plus Savannah Airport Inn and Suites, 155 Bourne Ave., Pooler GA, 31322. Phone: 912-330-0330. Discounted ASAA rate per room: $94/ $129. (The higher rate is for Friday and Saturday nights.) Hot breakfast, free parking, and free Wi-Fi included.
Also, the Eastern Regional Meeting for the ASAA is new for 2020:

  • All members and aviation enthusiasts are welcome to attend a weekend of fun while sharing our love for aviation art.
  • Eastern regional date: Friday, March 21st through Saturday, March 22nd with optional Sunday Brunch.
  • Eastern regional destination: Patuxent River Naval Air Museum, Patuxent River MD.
  • Eastern regional hotel info, fees, and program: To be announced shortly.
Added 20 Nov 19

Member News: Laurence B. Henry

Felicitations à Laurence B. Henry! Elle vient d’être nommée Peintre de l’Air et de l’Espace. Ce titre est accordé par la Ministre des armées aux artistes consacrant leur talent à l’aéronautique et à l’espace.

Congratulations to CAAA member Laurence B. Henry, who has just been named Painter of Air and Space. This title is granted by the French Minister of Armies to artists devoting their talent to aeronautics and space.


Added 13 Sep 19

AerialViews Vol 24 #3, Aug 2019

The May issue of AerialViews, the quarterly newsletter of the Canadian Aerospace Artists Association (CAAA) has been mailed out to members. If you want to receive this fine publication, all you have to do is join CAAA. It is included with your membership and is sent out quarterly to associate members, artist members and institutional members.

Highlights of this issue include:

  • President's Message: Conference Cancelled
  • Looking Back - The Lockheed Constellation pt 1
  • Fat-over-Lean & Wet-into-Wet
  • Value Trumps Colour
  • Painting Methodologies
  • Member News - what our members have been up to
Plus more news and illustrations!
Added 19 Aug 19

CAAA Member Len Boyd

has generously donated his painting, "Hawk One... Canada's Golden Wings" to the Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum.

Added 09 Aug 19

2019 Conference Information

Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, the 2019 CAAA conference has been cancelled.

Added 05 Aug 19

Tabletop Easel Plans

Dale MacMullin has produced plans for a simple but sturdy tabletop easel. (For members only) It includes a parts list which can be printed and brought to Home Depot where an associate can assist you finding each item by the stock number.

Or, you can shop on line at homedepot.ca and by copying each stock number one at a time and pasting it in the website search box - it will take you to the item page. Just add each item to your to your Shopping Cart and pay for your product. In two hours you should be able to pick up all your purchases at once at the Service Desk, take them home and put it all together.

Added 03 Jul 19

AerialViews Vol 24 #2, May 2019

The May issue of AerialViews, the quarterly newsletter of the Canadian Aerospace Artists Association (CAAA) has been mailed out to members. If you want to receive this fine publication, all you have to do is join CAAA. It is included with your membership and is sent out quarterly to associate members, artist members and institutional members.

Highlights of this issue include:

  • A Different Kind of Avart
  • Looking Back - The Spirit of Ostra Brama
  • In Memorium: Carl Mills
  • Interesting Artists - Bernard "Bernie" Fuchs (1932-2009)
  • Norman Rockwell's Military Art
  • A Different Look at Colour
  • Member News - what our members have been up to
Plus more news and illustrations!
Added 09 Jun 19

Peter Robichaud has added a new painting to the CAAA Main Gallery

In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Peter's painting depicts 439 Squadron Typhoons in action over Juno Beach on June 6th, 1944.

Added 07 Jun 19

Paul Seguna has added a new painting to the CAAA Main Gallery

Paul's painting depicts the Canadian contribution to the D Day landings, in commemoration of the 75th anniversary. Paul has also updated his web site address: http://paulseguna.ca/

Added 06 Jun 19

Peter Robichaud has added three new paintings to the CAAA Main Gallery

Peter Robichaud has added three more paintings of military aircraft to our gallery.

Added 09 May 19

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Carl Mills

Carl Mills was an associate member of CAAA, a noted author and a Canadian aviation history buff. He stayed in touch with several of our members and regularly attended our annual meetings to give us presentations on his research. We will miss him!

Added 21 Mar 19

Peter Robichaud has added three new paintings to the CAAA Main Gallery

Peter Robichaud has added three more paintings of military aircraft to our gallery.

Added 27 Feb 19

Please welcome new CAAA member Laurence B. Henry to the CAAA Main Gallery

Bienvenue à Laurence B. Henry, nouvelle membre de l'CAAA. She paints and draws aviation subjects and autos. Follow the link above to her gallery to see some examples with external links to more work on her websites.

Added 13 Feb 19

AerialViews Vol 24 #1, February 2019

The February issue of AerialViews, the quarterly newsletter of the Canadian Aerospace Artists Association (CAAA) has been mailed out to members. If you want to receive this fine publication, all you have to do is join CAAA. It is included with your membership and is sent out quarterly to associate members, artist members and institutional members.

Highlights of this issue include:

  • Art Terms
  • Looking Back - The Dornier Do-X Flugshiffe
  • Cropping and Not Cropping
  • Interesting Artists - Tom Lovell (1909-1997)
  • The Ultimate Plein Aire kit
  • Update on Alberta's Aviation Museums
  • The Brass Poppy Project
Plus more news and photos!
Added 30 Jan 19

ASAA Call For Entries

The American Society of Aviation Artists has issued a Call For Entries for the 33rd Annual International Aerospace Art Exhibition to be held at the The National Museum of the USAF, Dayton, Ohio from May 6, 2019 — February 29, 2020. Selected works will be the best submitted by artists from around the world. In addition to ASAA sponsored awards, prizes sponsored by Boeing, ForeFeathers Enterprises, & Winsor-Newton will be awarded. This Exhibition is open to ASAA members as well as non-members. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. U.S. Eastern Standard Time, Sunday, March 10, 2019. To download a printable form, click here.

Added 26 Jan 19

Bob Poole has added a new painting to the CAAA Main Gallery

This one features the late Norman 'Norm' Etheridge and one of his historical aircraft restorations, the Mynarski Memorial Lancaster Bomber.

Added 17 Jan 19

Grant Gulland has added three new paintings to the CAAA Main Gallery

Grant Gulland has added three more paintings of military aircraft to our gallery.

Added 17 Nov 18

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of one of our CAAA founders, the well-known aviation artist Geoff Bennett. Geoff was a prolific and skilled artist and his work may be found in private collections and museums around the world. Geoff Bennett Obituary

Added 8 Oct 18

AerialViews Vol 23 #3, August 2018

The August issue of AerialViews, the quarterly newsletter of the Canadian Aerospace Artists Association (CAAA) has been mailed out to members. If you want to receive this fine publication, all you have to do is join CAAA. It is included with your membership and is sent out quarterly to associate members, artist members and institutional members.

Highlights of this issue include:

  • Oil Sticks - Something New
  • Looking Back - The Flying Schoolgirl
  • Pastels - Not Just Chalk
  • Interesting Artists - James Perry Wilson Part II
  • Solvents and Thinners
  • Uncle Sam's Spitfires - Even More New Information
Plus more news and photos!
Added 16 Aug 18

The 2018 Conference Registration Form is now available for download. Please print, complete and return the form (with payment) to the CAAA Membership Secretary, as indicated on the form.

Added 26 Jul 18

AerialViews Vol 23 #2, May 2018

The February issue of AerialViews, the quarterly newsletter of the Canadian Aerospace Artists Association (CAAA) has been mailed out to members. If you want to receive this fine publication, all you have to do is join CAAA. It is included with your membership and is sent out quarterly to associate members, artist members and institutional members.

Highlights of this issue include:

  • President's Message: Amateur vs Professional
  • All About Pigments: The Naturals
  • Looking Back - Britain's Air Transport Auxiliary
  • Members' Gallery: Ken Mallett
  • Interesting Artists - James Perry Wilson
  • Uncle Sam's Spitfires - Some New Information
Plus more news and photos!
Added 23 May 18

Peter Robichaud has added four new paintings to the CAAA Main Gallery

Peter Robichaud has added four more paintings of military aircraft to our gallery.

Added 28 Apr 18

Please welcome new member Jeff Stephenson to the CAAA Main Gallery

Jeff is a photographer and has added four new images to the gallery.

Added 26 Mar 18

Peter Robichaud has added three new paintings to the CAAA Main Gallery

Peter Robichaud has added three more paintings of military aircraft to our gallery.

Added 06 Mar 18

AerialViews Vol 23 #1, February 2018

The February issue of AerialViews, the quarterly newsletter of the Canadian Aerospace Artists Association (CAAA) has been mailed out to members. If you want to receive this fine publication, all you have to do is join CAAA. It is included with your membership and is sent out quarterly to associate members, artist members and institutional members.

Highlights of this issue include:

  • All About Pigments - Additives
  • Varnishing Watercolours?
  • Looking Back - Uncle Sam's Spitfires
  • The Thread's the Thing - All About Canvas
  • Optical Mixing
  • The Painting Process
Plus more news and photos!
Added 22 Feb 18

Peter Robichaud has added three new paintings to the CAAA Main Gallery

Peter Robichaud has added three more paintings of RCAF military aircraft to our gallery.

Added 11 Feb 18

Please welcome new CAAA member Grant Gulland to the CAAA Main Gallery

Grant starts off with six acrylic paintings of military and civil aviation subjects

Added 17 Dec 17

Eric Mitchell has added a painting to the CAAA Main Gallery

This watercolour depicts two 416 Squadron Voodoos in an early morning departure from CFB Chatham, New Brunswick.

Added 03 Dec 17

AerialViews Vol 22 #4, November 2017

The November issue of AerialViews, the quarterly newsletter of the Canadian Aerospace Artists Association (CAAA) has been mailed out to members. If you want to receive this fine publication, all you have to do is join CAAA. It is included with your membership and is sent out quarterly to associate members, artist members and institutional members.

Highlights of this issue include:

  • New President Dale MacMullin
  • 2017 Conference Report
  • All About Pigments - Brown, The Good Earth
  • Looking Back - The Curtiss-Reid Rambler
  • Minutes of the CAAA Annual General Meeting
  • The Importance of Drawing
Plus more news and photos!
Added 23 Nov 17

Peter Robichaud has added six new paintings to the CAAA Main Gallery

Peter Robichaud has added six more paintings of RCAF military aircraft to our gallery.

Added 17 Nov 17

Please welcome new member Ken Mallett to the CAAA Main Gallery

Ken is from Edmonton, Alberta and works in graphite and oil and he has three images in the gallery, along with a link to his website.

Added 06 Nov 17

ASAA Call For Entries

The American Society of Aviation Artists has issued a Call For Entries for the 2018 International Aerospace Art Exhibition to be held at the Palm Springs Air Museum, Palm Springs, California from Apr 22- July 31, 2018. Selected works will be the best submitted by artists from around the world. In addition to ASAA sponsored awards, prizes sponsored by Boeing, ForeFeathers Enterprises, & Winsor-Newton will be awarded. This Exhibition is open to ASAA members as well as non-members. To download a printable form, click here.

Added 17 Oct 17

AerialViews Vol 22 #3, August 2017

The August issue of AerialViews, the quarterly newsletter of the Canadian Aerospace Artists Association (CAAA) has been mailed out to members. If you want to receive this fine publication, all you have to do is join CAAA. It is included with your membership and is sent out quarterly to associate members, artist members and institutional members.

Highlights of this issue include:

  • Shapes, Values and Edges
  • Fighter Generation - What Does it Mean
  • All About Pigments - Violet, The Victorian Rage
  • Matching Colours
  • The Framer's Shop - Adhesives for Artwork
  • Masking Fluids for Watercolours
  • Imprimatura
Plus more news and photos!
Added 19 Aug 17

Congratulations to members Priscilla Messner-Patterson and Cher Pruys

Both have won awards at the 2017 American Society of Aviation Artists annual Awards. Priscilla won the Winsor and Newton award for her painting "Step Carefully" and a third place in the General category for her watercolour "Vacancy". Cher took second place in the Military category for "Shine On". All the entrants and winning entries can be viewed on the ASAA Web site.

Added 12 Jul 17

Colin E. Bowley has added new paintings to the CAAA Main Gallery

Colin E. Bowley has added two paintings of early British Columbia aircraft to our gallery.

Added 15 Jun 17

AerialViews Vol 22 #2, May 2017

The May issue of AerialViews, the quarterly newsletter of the Canadian Aerospace Artists Association (CAAA) has been mailed out to members. If you want to receive this fine publication, all you have to do is join CAAA. It is included with your membership and is sent out quarterly to associate members, artist members and institutional members.

Highlights of this issue include:

  • Vimy Ridge Commemoration
  • Black is Beautiful
  • All About Pigments - Rebirth and Renewal
  • Shadows 2.0
  • Mixing Lively Neutrals
Plus more news and photos!
Added 20 May 17

Peter Robichaud has added new paintings to the CAAA Main Gallery

Peter Robichaud has added three more paintings of RCAF cold war era jets to our gallery.

Added 15 May 17

Dan Provencher has added a new painting to the CAAA Main Gallery

Member Dan Provencher has added a new CF-101B Voodoo painting to our gallery.

Added 11 May 17

Peter Robichaud has added new paintings to the CAAA Main Gallery

Peter Robichaud has added four paintings of RCAF cold war era jets to our gallery.

Added 29 Jan 17

AerialViews Vol 22 #1, Feb 2017

The February issue of AerialViews, the quarterly newsletter of the Canadian Aerospace Artists Association (CAAA) has been mailed out to members. If you want to receive this fine publication, all you have to do is join CAAA. It is included with your membership and is sent out quarterly to associate members, artist members and institutional members.

Highlights of this issue include:

  • Looking Back: The Avro Anson
  • New SAR Aircraft for Canada
  • All About Pigments - Named for a Fruit Tree
  • Atmospheric Perspective
  • Making a Watercolour
  • The Ultimate Limited Palette
Plus more news and photos!
Added 28 Jan 17

 

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