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AerialViews Vol 27 #3, August 2022

The August issue of AerialViews, the quarterly newsletter of the Canadian Aerospace Artists Association (CAAA) Chapter of the Canadian Aviation Historical Society (CAHS) 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:

  • How Airplanes Fly - Part II
  • Surviving an Art Class
  • Gums and Resins Part IV
  • Looking Back - HP42
  • Are We Losing Touch With Our Craft?
  • Acrylic Surfactant Migration
  • Member News and Aviation World News
  • Did You Know?

Added 08 Aug 22

AerialViews Vol 27 #2, May 2022

The May issue of AerialViews, the quarterly newsletter of the Canadian Aerospace Artists Association (CAAA) Chapter of the Canadian Aviation Historical Society (CAHS) 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:

  • How Airplanes Fly - Part I
  • Prepping Your Canvas, Part II
  • Gums and Resins Part III
  • Is it Dry Yet?
  • To Insure or Not
  • Book Review: "The Story of the Spitfire" by Ken Delve.
  • Member News
  • Did You Know?

Added 04 Jun 22

May is membership renewal month at CAAA

Also a great time to join! We have forms for renewal and for applying for membership. Check out our Join CAAA page for more information.

Added 13 May 22

Considering getting a painting commissioned?

Check out our new guide to commissioning artwork.

Added 20 Apr 22

Jake Fowell has added a new collage to the CAAA Main Gallery

This one celebrates the history of the recently retired CC-115 Buffalo.

Added 22 Mar 22

Canadair Sabre Gallery Added

We've compiled some of our images of the famous Canadair Sabre into a separate gallery.


Added 4 March 22

AerialViews Vol 27 #1, February 2022

The February issue of AerialViews, the quarterly newsletter of the Canadian Aerospace Artists Association (CAAA) Chapter of the Canadian Aviation Historical Society (CAHS) 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:

  • Action and Attitude - by Keith Woodcock
  • Making Prints part III
  • Canada's Engine Test-beds, part III
  • Prepping Your Canvas, part I
  • Gums and Resins Part II
  • Uncle Sam's Spitfires v3.0
  • President's Annual Summary
  • Did You Know?

Added 16 Feb 22

New Streamlined Gallery

Our On-line Member Directory and Gallery was getting too big and cumbersome and was taking too long to load, so we have streamlined it by giving each artist a separate page.
Added 10 Feb 22

2022 Aerospace Anniversaries

Looking for ideas? We've compiled a list of Anniversaries of events in Canadian aerospace history for 2022. Highlights include:

  • 30th anniversary of Dr. Roberta Bondar's shuttle flight;
  • 50th anniversary of the Anik I satellite;
  • 60th anniversary of the Alouette I satellite;
  • 75th anniversary of the first flight of the DHC-2 Beaver; and
  • 80th aniversary: S/L KA Boomer, CO of No. 111 (Fighter) Squadron, destroyed a Japanese Nakajima A6M2-N (Rufe) floatplane fighter over Kiska, Alaska.
Click the link for a more comprehensive list of events.

Added 24 Jan 22

AerialViews Vol 26 #4, November 2021

The November issue of AerialViews, the quarterly newsletter of the Canadian Aerospace Artists Association (CAAA) Chapter of the Canadian Aviation Historical Society (CAHS) 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:

  • Third One's the Charm - restoring a third Lancaster
  • Making Prints part II
  • Taking Electronic Payments part II
  • Canada's Engine Test-beds, part II
  • Stretching Canvas
  • Gums and Resins Part I
  • Cropping for effect
  • Lively Greys
  • Did You Know?
Plus member news and illustrations!
Added 10 Nov 21

In Memoriam

The CAAA gallery has been re-organized slightly: we now have a separate 'In Memoriam' page to honour and remember our artists who have passed on.

Updated 15 Oct 21

Announcing our first annual Virtual Art Show!

The CAAA presents a virtual art show on the theme Help From Above - Humanitarian Aviation.

Updated 27 Jul 21

Avi Barzel has added three new images to the CAAA Main Gallery

Avi's new mixed media digital images feature the Sabre and Lancaster.

Added 03 Sep 21

AerialViews Vol 26 #3, August 2021

The August issue of AerialViews, the quarterly newsletter of the Canadian Aerospace Artists Association (CAAA) Chapter of the Canadian Aviation Historical Society (CAHS) 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:

  • Perspective part VI - Ellipses
  • Dale's Last Bequest
  • Making Prints part I
  • Taking Electronic Payments part II
  • Canada's Engine Test-beds, the Avro/Orenda Years
  • Making Your Own Canvases
  • How to Have a Show
  • Read the Fine Print!
  • Did You Know?
Plus member news and illustrations!
Added 19 Aug 21

Please welcome new member Jake Fowell to the CAAA Main Gallery

Jake's professional background is in architecture, but he also studied watercolour painting, oil portraiture and life drawing at the Toronto School of Art and Central Technical School over a period of years. He has privately shown work and in gallery exhibitions and willingly accepts commissions.

Added 22 Jul 21

Presentation of a painting by late CAAA President Dale MacMullin to the New Brunswick Aviation Museum

The painting depicts Sopwith 5F.1 Dolphin (Serial No. C4017), flown by Captain Albert Debrisay Carter, DSO and Bar, Belgian Croix de Guerre, of Moncton, NB, while he was serving with No. 19 Squadron in Spring 1918.

Added 22 Jun 21

AerialViews Vol 26 #2, May 2021

The May issue of AerialViews, the quarterly newsletter of the Canadian Aerospace Artists Association (CAAA) Chapter of the Canadian Aviation Historical Society (CAHS) 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:

  • Call for Entries for the 2021 CAAA Virtual Art Show
  • Looking Back: The Flying Wing, Part 2
  • Book Review: The Secret Lives of Colour
  • The Art of Perspective, Part V - Grids and Squares
  • Designing with Value, Part 2
  • Electronic Payments for Artists
  • Tech Tips
  • Getting Things Right - WWII paint colour variations
  • Did You Know?
Plus member news and illustrations!
Added 15 May 21

CAAA Member "Doby" Dobrostanski has added a painting to the CAAA Main Gallery

Doby's painting depicts a CH-113 Labrador helicopter conducting a rescue in the BC mountains.

Added 13 May 21

 

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