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June 2017 News from LightGarden Glass Art

 Great news!!
Glass is on the way
Glass is on the way
Spectrum glass is being crated as we speak!
Sign up today!
 FLOWERS OF HOPE Workshop

Even if you’ve never done any glass fusing before you can make an 8″ x 8″ fused panel to donate to Flowers of Hope.
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!
$15 buys you a base piece of glass, access to all frits, stringers and

scrap glass, hanging hardware and firing and two hours of fun! Come in and try your hand at fusing and find out how easy and enjoyable it can be.
 
You’ll also be doing a wonderful thing for
a woman going through a tough time!  
 
TRY FUSING!

 The same class only you get to keep it! Try fusing and see if you like it! Learn about using frits, stringers and scrap glass fin this easy workshop!
$20
FLOWERS OF HOPE / TRY FUSING! workshops are available during any regularly scheduled Wednesday or Saturday morning  10a-12p Workshop

 
 
        Please call or email to reserve your space!
 
June 24 & July 1st
1-4pm
 
Make a fun project for your spring garden! Learn speedy ways to make lots of tiles from your scrap glass, several techniques for applying mosaics to different surfaces and complete a 10″ bird bath/feeder. Once you finish this class you’ll know how to mosaic almost anything. Several patterns to choose from.

The class fee includes all materials and tools. All you buy is a small amount of glass.

$75  

   
( 2 spaces left!)

 

 Dragonfly Spoon Rest
 
Painting with Glass Enamels
July 15th
1-4pm
 
Learn to paint with glass enamels!  We’ll cover using the black outlining system with pen tips and the basics of painting with glass enamels.  Put your pattern under the top layer of glass, line and paint.  It’s as easy as a coloring book.  Base layer is painted using a “water color” technique by pouring and dragging paint to create your background.  So much fun!!
$45
  
 Morning Workshops:

 

Come join our morning workshops on Wednesday and Saturday mornings from 10a – Noon.  Use our tools and workshop space.  $10 for 2 hours!  Call to reserve your space.  You can do a Flowers of Hope panel during any of our workshops…or a “Try Fusing” panel to get you started in fusing.  You can also schedule bigger projects.  Contact us for more information.

LightGarden Glass Art, 1086 Washburn Lane, Medford, OR 97501-2000

Sidewalk Sale at Central Art Supply

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Shhh! Don’t Tell Dan! (Sidewalk Sale, Fri. & Sat. July 14th & 15th, 2017)
Can you keep a secret? Central Art’s Sidewalk Sale is sneaking up on us this summer (July 14th & 15th), and the deals are gonna be so hot, you’ll want to pack the sunscreen before you go! Whatever you do – Don’t Tell Dan!

LightGarden Glass Art News May 2017

LightGarden Glass Art News May 2017

 

Dory’s showing off her newest piece with

“Crackle Technique” background.

(classes coming soon!)

She has a right to be proud.

It’s beautiful!!

 

 
   
 
 
 
  
 

 

 

Just took this piece

out of the kiln.

“Table Rock”

 is headed to the show at

Roxy Ann Vineyard

next month where I will the featured artist.

 
   
 
 
 
  
 

 

 

New shipment of glass

came in this week!

 

 
 
Van Gogh Glass
is back!
 
This amazing glass for mosaics, or any application that works with reflected light rather than transmitted light,
looks deeper than it is thick.
 
 

Get Yours Today!

 

 

 

Thank you to everyone who’s come in
the last couple of weeks to make panels!
 
We’re starting to accumulate some great pieces!
This is a wonderful chance to help a woman
dealing with breast cancer.
Sign up today!

 FLOWERS OF HOPE Workshop

Even if you’ve never done any glass fusing before you can make an 8″ x 8″ fused panel to donate to Flowers of Hope.
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!
$15 buys you a base piece of glass, access to all frits, stringers and

scrap glass, hanging hardware and firing and two hours of fun! Come in and try your hand at fusing and find out how easy and enjoyable it can be.
 
You’ll also be doing a wonderful thing for
a woman going through a tough time!  
 

TRY FUSING!

 The same class only you get to keep it! Try fusing and see if you like it! Learn about using frits, stringers and scrap glass fin this easy workshop!
$20
FLOWERS OF HOPE / TRY FUSING! workshops are available during any regularly scheduled Wednesday or Saturday morning  10a-12p Workshop

 
 
        Please call or email to reserve your space!
 Schedule one of these projects
during your next workshop!

Cast Pieces Using Frit — you can add wire to hang them as a sun catcher or without to add them to a fused panel or dish:

Two dragonflies (one large, one small) $15
One large butterfly $12.00
Two small butterflies $10
Small flower bowl $24

Make three dichroic cabochon necklaces for $25. Two sizes to choose from, precut bases and caps.

  Really easy!
(bails and cords extra)

 

 

Call or email to reserve your space on any regularly scheduled workshop day.
Email Jessy Here

 

 Painting with Frit

Learn to use frit, hand pulled stringers, 96 glass and glass enamels to quickly add dimension and a painterly quality to your fused glass art.

We’ll explore different techniques through 3 small panels, focusing on clouds, trees, water and layering backgrounds. We’ll also address combining colors and picture composition.

Find out how easy it is to develop your sketches from photos and other inspiration. These panels can be a great reference guide for future projects.

All frit, stringers, glass, glass enamels and lunch are included.

Glass fusing: Basics or equivalent is required

May 20th
10a-12pm
Lunch
1-4pm

$135

  Only two spots left!
 
June 24 & July 1st
1-4pm
 

Make a fun project for your spring garden! Learn speedy ways to make lots of tiles from your scrap glass, several techniques for applying mosaics to different surfaces and complete a 10″ bird bath/feeder. Once you finish this class you’ll know how to mosaic almost anything. Several patterns to choose from.

The class fee includes all materials and tools. All you buy is a small amount of glass.

$75

 

Need a Kiln?  Rent one of ours!

 

Bring in your fused work and we will fire it for you!

 

Projects small enough to fit on a 7″ shelf:              $   5.00

One or more projects on a 13″ round shelf:                8.00

Fuse + Slump on 13″ shelf:                                         12.00

Projects on a 20″ shelf:                                                11.00

Fused + Slump on a 20″ shelf:                                    14.00

Long Bubble Squeeze  add                                            3.00

 

  

 Morning Workshops:

 

Come join our morning workshops on Wednesday and Saturday mornings from 10a – Noon.  Use our tools and workshop space.  $10 for 2 hours!  Call to reserve your space.  You can do a Flowers of Hope panel during any of our workshops…or a “Try Fusing” panel to get you started in fusing.  You can also schedule bigger projects.  Contact us for more information.

Central Art Supply Frame and Canvas Sale

The Truck Load of Frames Returns to Central Art this June!

 

PB & J, Yin and Yang, Batman & Robin. You can’t have one without the other.

 

For 2 DAYS ONLY, Central Art invites you to celebrate

another “dynamic duo”:  Frames & Canvas!

 

Save 20 – 60% off ready made frames

& up to 60% off in-stock canvas!

Plus, the Truck Load is back with enough frames to fill up the classroom!

You know this is gonna be good!

 

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Creativity doesn’t have an on/off switch. Sometimes, right in the middle of a project, we must shift gears to find that elusive bit of inspiration that keeps us going. Stuck on an acrylic painting? Try playing with watercolor! Does your sketchbook have you stumped? Hop into pastels for a few. You can always go back, and you might just discover a new medium in the process!

At Central Art we understand the struggle! Keeping things fresh and shaking it up is what we’re all about, and we love getting our hands on cool new products! We know you do too, so come and check out what’s NEW in the world of art supplies! From incredibly blend-able Chameleon Markers to Speedball Relief Printing Inks, there is something for everyone to discover!

What are you waiting for? Take an artistic leap at Central Art!new pr

Visit Central Art!

Southern Oregon Plein Air Event 2017 Last day for Early Registration Monday, May 15

Southern Oregon Plein Air Event 2017

Last day for Early Registration is Monday, May 15th!

Event Takes Place 06/28 – 07/01/17

Quick Paint Competitions!
Art Supply Representatives!
Over $1500 in Cash Awards & Prizes!

Visit www.soartistsworkshop.com or call 541-324-7624 for full details and schedule!

Southern Oregon Plein Air Event 2017, produced by the Artistsworkshop and sponsored by Central Art Supply

Southern Oregon Plein Air 2017 Event

Artist’s Workshop of Southern Oregon and Central Art Supply

present

Southern Oregon Plein Air 2017

June 28th – July 1st

Central Art is partnering with Artist’s Workshop of Southern Oregon for a very special plein air event this summer! This year we are proud to have as our jurors renowned artists Richard McKinley,www.mckinleystudio.com and Willo Balfrey,  www.willobalfrey.com. Together, Richard and Willo will be conducting an optional two day oils and pastels plein air workshop to kick off the event on Monday, June 26th and Tuesday, June 27th. Enrollment is limited to 15 participants.

 

Registration is now open for all who wish to participate in

Southern Oregon Plein Air 2017! Spots are filling up fast, so reserve now!

 

Fees are as follows:

Plein Air Event Only – $65
Plein Air Event & 2 Day Oils & Pastels Workshop Package – $265*

The juried results of the event will be displayed July 1, 2017 on the grounds of the historic Jacksonvillele Courthouse in front of the Art Presence Art Center, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, Oregon

*Workshop included exclusively with  Southern Oregon Plein Air 2017. Participants must enroll in event to attend the workshop.

For complete Rules and Regulations, Schedule of Events, and Registration Form, visit:
www.soartistsworkshop.com

or call

541-324-7624

 Southern Oregon Plein Air 2017 Event announcementwww.soartistsworkshop.com

Try Glass Fusing at Light Garden Glass Art

1086 Washburn                            March 29, 2017
Medford, OR                                   Tues-Fri 10-5pm
www.lightgarden.net                     Sat  10-1p
(541) 779-0272                                 Closed:  Sun & Mon.

 

  
This is Suzy’s fused panel of her husband
standing outside the temple in Ashland.
Light Garden Glass Art at Art Presence Art Center

One of my newest panels on display

at

Art Presence

through April

 FLOWERS OF HOPE Workshop

Even if you’ve never done any glass fusing before you can make an 8″ x 8″ fused panel to donate to Flowers of Hope.
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!
$15 buys you a base piece of glass, access to all frits, stringers and scrap glass, hanging hardware and firing. Come in and try your hand at fusing and find out how easy and fun it can be. You’ll also be doing a wonderful thing for a woman going through a tough time.

TRY FUSING! 

 The same class only you get to keep it! Try fusing and see if you like it! Learn about using frits, stringers and noodles in this easy workshop!
$20
FLOWERS OF HOPE / TRY FUSING! workshops are available during any regularly scheduled Wednesday or Saturday morning  10a-12p Workshop

        Please call or email to reserve your space!

 Schedule one of these projects

during your next workshop!

 Schedule one of these projects during your next light garden glass workshop!

Cast Pieces Using Frit — you can add wire to hang them as a sun catcher or without to add them to a fused panel or dish:

Two dragonflies (one large, one small) $15
One large butterfly $12.00
Two small butterflies $10
Small flower bowl $24

Make three dichroic cabochon necklaces for $25. Two sizes to choose from, precut bases and caps.

  Really easy!
(bails and cords extra)

Call or email to reserve your space on any regularly scheduled workshop day.
Email Jessy Here

 

 Painting with Frit

Learn to use frit, hand pulled stringers, 96 glass and glass enamels to quickly add dimension and a painterly quality to your fused glass art.

We’ll explore different techniques through 3 small panels, focusing on clouds, trees, water and layering backgrounds. We’ll also address combining colors and picture composition.

Find out how easy it is to develop your sketches from photos and other inspiration. These panels can be a great reference guide for future projects.

All frit, stringers, glass, glass enamels and lunch are included.

Glass fusing: Basics or equivalent is required

May 20th
10a-12pm
Lunch
1-4pm

$135

 

Need a Kiln?  Rent one of ours!

Bring in your fused work and we will fire it for you!

Projects small enough to fit on a 7″ shelf:              $   5.00

One or more projects on a 13″ round shelf:                8.00

Fuse + Slump on 13″ shelf:                                         12.00

Projects on a 20″ shelf:                                                11.00

Fused + Slump on a 20″ shelf:                                    14.00

Long Bubble Squeeze  add                                            3.00

 Morning Workshops:

Come join our morning workshops on Wednesday and Saturday mornings from 10a – Noon.  Use our tools and workshop space.  $10 for 2 hours!  Call to reserve your space.  You can do a Flowers of Hope panel during any of our workshops…or a “Try Fusing” panel to get you started in fusing.  You can also schedule bigger projects.  Contact us for more information.

LightGarden Glass Art, 1086 Washburn Lane, Medford, OR 97501-2000

Central Art’s Ann Ebert at SOSA March 27 Meeting

NEW TOYS for ARTISTS!

The Southern Oregon Society of Artists March 27 Meeting will be at the Medford Public Library at 6:30 pm.  We are excited to have Central Art owner Anne Ebert and employees Laura Strazdas and Adam Bunch for our March program again this year. The fact that they have been in business here in Medford for the past thirty-six years is a testament to their importance to local artists. There will be a demo on the use of colored pencil which has recently come into favor.  New products will be shown and there will be time to chat with them regarding all the various products.  The world is quickly changing, and the new products for artists are changing, too.  New Toys for Artists!! Come find out about it.

For more information call BJ at 541 414-4993 or Judy Grillo at 661-609-5837

Central Art's 36th Anniversary Sale now through March 31st, 2017

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Missed the deals at the Extravaganza?

That’s a-ok, Central Art’s 36th Anniversary Sale continues

 

NOW through March 31st, 2017!

 

Click below to visit the Promos page of our website and
get a peek at all of the fantastic savings on the products you love to create with!

VISIT CENTRAL ART!

http://www.centralartsupply.com/central-art-promotions

Introduction To Scratchboard class at Central Art in Medford

Introduction To Scratchboard

Instructor: Lara Strazdas

Tigers scratchboard art by Lara Strazdas

When: March 25th & 26th, 2017

Where: Central Art Classroom

Times: 10:00am – 4:00pm

 Fee: $95 (covers 2 sessions)

*supplies provided

Central Art’s own Lara Strazdas invites you to get acquainted with one of the most beautiful and enigmatic art forms – scratchboard! Using easy-to-follow methods, Lara will show you how to get the most out of this versatile medium, from rethinking your approach to light and shadows to creating realistic textures, even incorporating color!

Great for those seeking a new medium to play with this spring!

Seating is limited! Sign up by contacting or visiting Central Art (payment required to reserve spot):

541-773-1444 / 101 N. Central Medford, OR 97501