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Roxanne Evans Stout New Stencils + Mixed Media Workshop!

Roxanne Evans Stout - Find the essence of your creativity

Hello you beautiful, artistic souls! I wanted to tell you about the magic brewing here at River Garden Studio. I have some excitement to share!

I love this new stencil creation, and it is ready to share with you at last!
Look at all of these new stencil designs on the sheet called ATC Mix-Up Stout #1!

The time has finally come for me to share my new stencil designs

Just-Released Stencil Designs at StencilGirl Products!

I have two whole sheets available with brand-new stencil creations! Each 9″x12″ sheet has 9 unique images including animals, landscapes, and symbols. Take a look at the options on both sheets, only $14 each! Not only are they fun to use, but they are sturdy and the quality is amazing!

These were made with so much love and inspired by my own work, including my paintings, collages, and pages in my artist books and art journals. You might recognize some of the images and marks that I use so often.

Thank you to StencilGirl Products and MaryBeth Shaw for what you do for artists and art makers around the world.

I have 30 other sheets of stencils available on StencilGirl! They are a variety of sizes and priced $5, $7, and $14. Stencils make a great gift for yourself or a loved one!

I put so much love into each of these new stencil designs! This is from the sheet called ATC Mix-Up Stout #2.
Another precious new design for you from me!

I am so excited to co-teach in our upcoming Zoom workshop

The Illuminated Scroll!

This three-day workshop will happen in real time on Zoom with myself, Seth Apter, and Lisa Agaran. We have a limited number of live spots available and options for those who cannot join us live.

Registration includes all three days of the workshop, daily recordings available for 3 weeks after the workshop has ended (recordings will not be available for downloading), plus our Meet the Instructors Night event the evening before the workshop begins. Get all of the details and register here!

Won’t you make three Illuminated Scrolls with us?!

People have created scrolls to record beauty and magic since ancient times…

In The Illuminated Scroll, you will connect with history and the elements as we make three unique mixed-media scrolls on each of the three days. This is a special opportunity with Lisa Agaran, Seth Apter, and I each teaching for one whole day of the workshop!

I teach the first day and will guide you through your first Illuminated Scroll! Together we will create an enticing piece out of fabric treated with layers of gesso and paint and then embellished with a blend of collaged fabric & papers, stitching, and gatherings from nature. I will also show you how to incorporate an easy weave into your scroll to hold sticks and other found objects.

Here is a sample of my own Illuminated Scroll, which I will teach you to make! It has my new horse stencil on it.

For a special touch, we will also be using my newest stencil designs! I’m so excited for you to use them. All of my stencil designs are available at StencilGirl Products! You will see the newest stencils first!

Your majestic scroll will be a stunning work of art both when rolled up and opened to be hung on the wall, revealing your visual stories.

I am in love with this Illuminated Scroll I made, and I cannot wait to see what you make!

Join the instructors of The Illuminated Scroll… …for a fun and casual Facebook Live Event! Whether or not you are registered for the Illuminated Scroll yet, join us on Lisa’s Facebook page at 4 PST this Saturday, October 16! All three of us instructors will be there, and it will be a great virtual get-together!

Won’t you join us?!

Surprise! Stampington featured my IG account!

…in an article called “Inspired by Instagram: 5 Creative Instagram Accounts We Love!”

Stampington’s charming article for autumn features four other amazing artists whose pages and creations are most interesting. I was delighted to see how the author described my page and the images they chose from it. Here is the article to inspire you as well!

Here are some cute images they used from my IG for the Stampington article!

I hope my stencils inspire you, and I hope you can join us for The Illuminated Scroll!

Leland Struebig Printmaking Workshop at Central Art!


Space Is Limited!

Sign up NOW for a 2-Part Beginning Relief Printmaking Workshop with Leland Struebig!

Beginning Relief Printmaking – Exquisite Corpse
Instructor: Leland Struebig
When: Saturdays, November 6 & 13
Where: Central Art Classroom
Time: 1-5pm
Fee: $80 (For 2 sessions)

Class Size: 6 to 12 students (12 max.)
Registration Required. Click here to register.

Learn the fundamentals of Relief Printmaking while participating in one of the time-honored traditions of fine art.  You’ll engage with your classmates through the Exquisite Corpse exercise to produce a fine art relief print that combines your hand cut linoleum plate with that of two other students.  At the end of this workshop you’ll have the knowledge and experience to design and produce relief prints as an independent printmaker.


*For more information, including a complete supplies list and class registration, visit centralartsupply.com

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JAY GORDON at Central Art for Third Friday Show TODAY!



Art Show at Central Art Gallery with Featured Artist – JAY GORDON
During Medford’s 3rd Friday Art Walk October 15th, 2021 5-8pm

Central Art Gallery announces its October “3rd Friday” art show, showcasing the works of Featured Artist Jay Gordon. This series draws its inspiration from the popular “Inktober” drawing prompts challenge on Instagram. 

Bio –After extensive forays into music (as a professional bassist) and medicine (as a pediatrician), Jay was living in Washington, D.C. and was so deeply affected by the art in the city’s amazing museums that in 2014 she became fully devoted to drawing and painting. Since then Jay has been experimenting with all kinds of art, including portraiture, illustration, still life, figure drawing and printmaking. After moving to the beautiful Rogue Valley in 2017, Jay has been affiliated as a painter and illustrator with Enclāve Gallery & Studios in Ashland, Oregon, and has been exhibiting and selling work throughout the Pacific Northwest.

The exhibit will be from 5-8pm during Medford’s Art Walk Friday, October 15th. *FACE MASKS REQUIRED* Social distancing is strongly encouraged. We are strictly following CDC’s COVID-19 guidelines – click here for more info. Central Art Gallery is located in downtown Medford at 101 N. Central.To see more of Jay’s art, you can follow her Instagram page here 
or visit her website here

For more information about Central Art Gallery, visit centralartsupply.com 

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Happy Spooky Season!

Happy Spooky Season!

It’s Halloween season! To celebrate the spookiness, we’re offering 20% offour Mini Natural Face Paint Kit. Just use code MiniSpooky20 at checkout. 

Valid for US customers only. Code expires October 31st.

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Unboxing the Natural Face Paint Kit with DIY Craft Club

Check out this fun unboxing video from our friends over at DIY Craft Club, featuring our Natural Face Paint Kit! We’re so proud to be an eco-friendly company they feel good about supporting.

20% Off Purple & Brown Individual Face Paints!

You can now stock up on our Purple and Brown Individual Jars of Natural Face Paint for the Halloween season, 20% off with no coupon code required! Check them out along with our full range of Natural Face Paint products.  Shop Now


New Look: Eco Makeup Applicator Set

Boo! Our Eco Makeup Applicator Set has a new look! All dressed up for the Halloween season, this set features the same eco-friendly sponge-tipped applicators, fine-tip applicators, brush applicator, and makeup sponge you know and love. It’s the perfect addition to your Halloween Natural Face Paint looks! Shop Now


Add Some Sparkle with Eco-Friendly Glitter!

Our Eco-Friendly Glitter comes in FOUR shades–gold, bronze, turquoise, and silver, perfect for any Halloween look that needs a bit of natural, cosmetic-grade sparkle. Plus, it now comes in a 100% recyclable tin! Shop Now Tell us how we’re doing!


Want to get creative with your favorite Natural Earth Paint pigments?


Check out the Recipes section of our website for innovative uses of our products for fine artists and families!

Have questions about our eco-friendly products? Visit our FAQ page or send us an email at [email protected]

Interested in purchasing from Natural Earth Paint? Visit our Website for more details on our high-quality, non-toxic, and eco-friendly products.

Can Earth Art Help Us Heal?


Earth Art isn’t just beautiful, it lifts your spirits, strengthens your connections, and even lessens the effects of mental illness. 

At Natural Earth Paint, we’ve always known that earth art making can change your life. But what is the science behind those changes? We’ve done the research for you.

“Humans are a vital part of the Earth’s ecosystems; we’re deeply connected to nature rather than separate from it. Our oldest, most basic bond is to Mother Earth, the environment around us which we rely on, contribute to, and create with.

Because of our connection, creating with earth-based materials ties us to the world around us as well as our natural selves. Earth-based materials are an extension of our organic bodies, heritages, and histories. 

Creating art to ground yourself in the Earth, your heritage, and your environment provides clarity and reduces anxiety. It provides space to explore individual and communal relationships and our impacts on one another, and finding connections between yourself and the environment helps reduce feelings of isolation and depression.”

So indulge in that painting session, take your time hand-mixing those natural paints, and relish your connection with Mother Earth. After all, it’s for your health!

Visit our blog to learn more about the healing power of earth art. Learn More In need of a little healing this season? We’re offering 10% off our Earth & Mineral Pigments so you can take a much-needed moment to care for yourself. 

Just use code EarthArt at checkout. Enjoy! Shop Now

Coupons valid for US customers only. Expires September 30th. Have questions for us? Check out our FAQ page or contact us at [email protected]

Interested in learning more about how to use our products? Visit our Resources Page!

NEW 4-Week Colored Pencil Intensive! with Lara Strazdas

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Space Is Limited!

Sign up NOW for a 4-Week Colored Pencil Intensive with Lara Strazdas

Get Real with Colored Pencil – A 4-Week Intensive
Instructor: Lara Strazdas
When: Fridays, October 8, 15, 22 & 29
Where: Central Art Classroom
Time: 1-4pm
Fee: $180 (for all 4 sessions)
Class Size: 6-8 students (8 max.)
Registration Required. Click here to register.

In this 4 day workshop, I want to take you beyond coloring books and delve into realistic colored pencil techniques to create this beautiful Snow Leopard. I will show you how to build numerous layers to create realistic textures and 3-dimensional forms, and we will create a soft blurry background so our Snow Leopard looks like it is ready to come off the page!

I will also share with you:

  • other techniques that can be used on different surfaces
  • why using more than one brand and type of pencil can improve your artwork
  • the differences and similarities between wax-based and oil-based pencils and how to use them together
  • different blending techniques
  • when and how to seal your artwork
  • and much more.


*For more information, including a complete supplies list and class registration, visit centralartsupply.com


September Love

This is to let you know about a couple of upcoming events.  

Since the “Improve your Painting 101” mini-workshop at Scrappy Craft was so well received last month, I’m continuing it on a monthly basis. Next week – Thursday, Sept 30, (1-4pm) is the next class. There is still room if you would like to join us! Contact me directly to reserve space, or if you have any questions.  

I’m also looking forward to teaching another plein air workshop on Saturday, October 9 (10-4) at Lone Ranch alpaca farm! The workshop is sponsored by Rogue Gallery Art Center; sign up with them; either online or by phone. * attached flyer for more info

May you enjoy the beauty of Fall and its crisp, bright days!

Website:       silviatrujillo.com
Instagram:    https://www.instagram.com/artistsilviatrujillo/
Facebook:     https://www.facebook.com/silvia.trujillo.5891
eBay store:    https://www.ebay.com/str/trujillo-impressionist-paintings?_trksid=p2047675.l2563

Plein Air at Lone Ranch with Silvia Trujillo

Beginning through advanced painters welcome.  All media welcome.

Saturday, October 9, 10 am-4 pm

Experience painting and drawing in the great outdoors.  Enjoy painting the beautiful surroundings of Alpacas at Lone Ranch in Eagle Point, Oregon.  Landscape artist Silvia Trujillo will guide you in depicting the beauty of the landscape, creating interesting compositions, and capturing a moment in time.  Please bring water, a lunch, and light snack, if desired.

MEMBERS $95 NON-MEMBERS $120

To register and to see more adult classes go to roguegallery.org/home/education/adult-classes

Art Meditations Using Color Therapy

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Space Is Limited! Sign up NOW for a 5-Week Acrylic Pouring Intensive with Taffy Shahbozian

Art Meditations Using Color Therapy – An Acrylic Pouring Intensive
Instructor: Taffy Shahbozian
When: Saturdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
Where: Central Art Classroom
Time: 1-4pm
Fee: $250 (For all 5 sessions)

Class Size: 6 to 10 students (10 max.)
Registration Required. Click here to register.

Presenting a perspective of art that is beautiful and unique. With proper instruction anyone can accomplish beautiful works of art.

This 5-week series is an introduction to the basics of pouring paint, for beginners and intermediate painters. This is a fun and creative adventure, with many styles and technics to explore.

Course Outline

Week 1 – October 2
Preparing the canvas, working with colors and mixing the paints
Different swiping technics – 3 paintings

Week 2 – October 9
Color therapy, how it affects us. Swiping Sunflowers -3 paintings

Week 3 – October 16
Sun Burst paintings -3 paintings

Week 4 – October 23
Flip cup and tilt -3 paintings

Week 5 – October 30
Finish work and varnishing
Bring: Large black plastic bag, tweezers, & a paper bag for soiled paper towels

*For more information, including a complete supplies list and class registration, visit centralartsupply.com

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Are Your Non-Toxic Art Supplies Really Toxin-Free?

Have you ever tried to investigate the ingredients in your favorite conventional art supplies?

Chances are, you had a hard time figuring out what was in them, just like artist and Natural Earth Paint team member Kate Gregory. 

“This year, I found out I had six different severe contact allergies, and my doctor told me that I had to re-assess everything that touched my skin on a daily basis—and I mean EVERYTHING. While going through my makeup, soaps, nail polishes, and more, I realized I hadn’t checked my art supplies. So, I contacted the company that makes the conventional gouache I had lying around from my university days, assuming they’d be able to provide the information I needed. I received this response:

‘Thank you for reaching out to us. Although we are unable to provide the EN-71 or Material Safety Data Sheet for the requested item, rest assured all of our products are tested to ensure their safety. This product is AP-certified non-toxic and conforms to ASTM D-4236 standards. If there is anything else we can help you with, please feel free to reach out to us. Have a great day!’

Which means:

“We’re hiding our ingredients and their safety information from our customers, but just trust us on this one. It’s fine.”

Ugh. If these paints were really non-toxic, what would this company have to hide? These potentially toxic gouache paints were some of the first of my products to be retired.”

Kate’s realization that she couldn’t depend on big-name art supply companies to provide safe products for her creative practice not only changed the way she sourced her art supplies – it also inspired her work at Natural Earth Paint.

Visit our blog to learn more about Kate’s journey! Hear Kate’s Story For our diligent artists who are doing their best to keep toxins out of their studio, we’re offering 10% off our Earth & Mineral Pigments. You deserve to be worry-free when you get creative!

Just use code ToxinFree at checkout. Enjoy! Shop Now

Coupons valid for US customers only. Expires September 30th. Have questions for us? Check out our FAQ page or contact us at [email protected]


Interested in learning more about how to use our products? Visit our Resources Page!

Our mailing address is:
Natural Earth Paint, 
330 E Hersey St Suite 7, 
Ashland, OR 97520 
United States

Lara Strazdas Mini-Workshop at Central Art!

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Space Is Limited! Sign up NOW for a Mini Workshop with Lara Strazdas (plus watch for a 4-week intensive)

Mini Workshop – Colored Pencil 101: Introduction
Instructor: Lara Strazdas
When: Friday, October 1
Where: Central Art Classroom
Time: 1-3pm
Fee: $20
Class Size: 6-10 students (10 max.)
Registration Required.


In this mini-workshop we’ll explore: Types of pencils, their differences and similarities; good, better, best. We’ll also find out which pencils work best for various techniques, and uncover different surfaces that work well with colored pencil (some may surprise you). You’ll learn blending techniques to get rid of the dreaded graininess, as well as layers and color mixing, plus: tips for creating bokeh backgrounds, how to create realistic textures, incorporating mixed media, and much more!


But wait, there’s more! Can’t get enough colored pencils? Want to learn more? Lara will ALSO be offering a 4-week Colored Pencil Intensive held on Fridays, Oct. 8-29 from 1-4! This series will take you through a colored pencil project from start-to-finish, learning and applying even more awesome techniques. Check out our Events & Classes tab on our website for all upcoming classes and workshops, including this one! (Registration opens soon)

*For more information, including a complete supplies list and class registration, visit centralartsupply.com

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