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Central Art's Truck Load of Frames Sale Is Back

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Now there’s TWO chances to load up on ready made frames and canvas, during

Central Art’s Truck Load of Frames & Canvas Sale! 

Friday and Saturday, May 11-12

AND

Friday & Saturday, May 18-19,

save BIG on ready made frames and stretched canvas! The truck will be pulling in on the 18th loaded with ready-made frame stock and selection to dress up your next batch of artistic masterpieces! Plus, you’ll still be able to save on stretched canvas and frames in-store!

Trust us, you don’t want to miss this!

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Discover Creative Ways To Up-Cycle, Add Color & Pizzazz To Old Textiles!

Discover Creative Ways To Up-Cycle, Add Color & Pizzazz To Old Textiles!

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Art Explorations Mini Workshop

Leather Painting with Angelus Paints

Saturday, May 5th, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Fee: $10 per person

Explore an exciting new realm of textile art: painting on leather! We will be using Angelus Leather Paints and Alcohol Inks to paint 3″ leather coaster rounds and scrap pieces. Supplies provided.

Pre-registration required. Space is limited to 10 students total.

Call or stop in and sign up today!

541.773.1444 

101 N. Central, Medford

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Suit Up & Geek Out With Us At Medford Comic Con 2018!

It’s Coming!!! Suit Up & Geek Out With Us At Medford Comic Con 2018!

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Central Art Is Returning To Medford Comic Con 2018!

Come visit Central Art at our booth during Medford Comic Con 2018,

Sat. & Sun. April 28th & 29th!

Express your inner geek and get your art on with essential art supplies, con exclusives, one-of-a-kind Central Art swag, and a very special guest!

Sound incredible? You’ll just have to come and see for yourself!

We’ll see you there!

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Immerse Yourself In This 3-Day UART Workshop with Susan Kuznitsky

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3-Day UART Workshop with Susan Kuznitsky:

“The Power is in the Underpainting”

Location: Central Art Supply, Medford, OR
Date: Friday April 27 – Sunday April 29 2018
Time: Friday April 27 10:00 am-4:00 pm, Saturday April 28 10:00 am -4:00pm, Sunday April 29 10:00 am -4:00pm
Instructor: Susan Kuznitsky
Medium: Pastels
Skill level: Beginner to advanced
Number of Workshop Days: 3
Price: $350.00
Students: 6-12

If you have a solid strong start you can create a strong painting. That is why we will be focusing on the underpainting in this workshop.

There are many ways and many benefits of using an underpainting on UART Premium Sanded Pastel Paper. The type of underpainting depends on the subject and desired end effect. In this workshop we will explore several options. Using strong, vibrant colors but not filling up the tooth of the paper is a great way to create a base upon which to add many glorious layers of pastels.

There will be a demo each morning using a different medium as an underpainting. There will also be an option to ‘paint-a-long’ from the same reference photo as Susan to really get a step-by-step approach of her technique from beginning to end. You will also have an option to work from your own photo reference as well as from a still life set up. You will receive individual instruction tailored to your specific needs, level and goals as well as a constructive critique of work done in the workshop as well as any work you bring along.

UART will provide you via email with a full list of materials before the beginning of the workshop.

Register for this workshop by clicking on or copying/pasting the  below link in your browser:

https://www.uartpastelpaper.com/uart-workshops-susan-kuznitsky/

Check out Susan’s website at www.susankuznitsky.com

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Central Art's 37th Anniversary Sale

March Madness! Save BIG During Our 37th Anniversary Sale!

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A New Year, A New Journey Begins…

No matter where the muse takes you in 2018 – from the familiar confines of the studio to the beauty of nature and beyond – let Central Art be your creative passport!

When fresh inspiration is needed, look no further than our wide selection of art instruction and technique books to give you a head start. Brushes on your bucket list? Choose just the right fit for your suitcase with a beautiful assortment of brushes in a variety of styles and travel options. If journaling is your jam, you can never have too many sketchbooks! Fortunately we have all sizes, formats and weights of paper to suit whatever medium makes you happiest. Adding a few words of wisdom to your work is an art form in itself – why not go “old-school” with some dip pens and a bit of ink and rediscover the lost art of calligraphy? Central Art is your Hand Lettering Headquarters!

The list goes on and on, and so does your drive to create! Nobody knows that better than us.

Now is the time to seize the canvas and voyage fearlessly into an artistic adventure, so what are you waiting for? Come see us and begin charting a course today!

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Ampersand Clayboard

In 1994, Ampersand Art Supply began their mission of reviving the time-honored tradition of panel painting with the creation of Claybord, the very first coated painting panel. Over the years, Ampersand has added many wonderful painting panels with unique surface coatings suitable for all media.
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Caran d’Ache Open Stock & Sets

Caran d’Ache is the pen name by which French illustrator, Emmanuel Poire’, achieved worldwide renown in the 19th century. The choice turned out to be a salient one, since “karandash” is the Russian term for “pencil” and in turn comes from the Turkish root “karat ash” which refers to black stone – the origins of graphite. In 1924, Arnold Schweitzer, the founder of a Swiss pencil factory, decided to use the name of the famous illustrator, Caran d’Ache for his business.
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Crescent Mat Board

Crescent is headquartered in Wheeling, Illinois, and is a private, 5th generation family-owned company founded over 100 years ago. Crescent continues to innovate and develop new, on-trend products to meet the changing needs and interests of artists and framers globally. Crescent art material products have been selected by students and professionals alike for decades.
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Holbein Artist Paints

In Osaka Japan, the company was formed just before the turn of the last century, and took the name of European artist Hans Holbein in the 1930’s. From that time, Holbein’s presence has been significant in Southeast Asia, North America, Australia and Europe. Holbein is unique in the art material trade because they do not produce any entry student quality color products. Each of the color lines is adapted to meet the special requirements of the professional artist.
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Pentel Products

For over 70 years, Pentel has supplied the world with the highest quality products. Pentel is the only writing instrument company to receive the Deming Award for recognition of the highest standard of quality. Some of Pentel’s industry-leading products have been in production for many years, and remain in demand today, such as roller ball pens, graphite leads and mechanical pencils. Many new Pentel products will no doubt possess equally distinguished longevity.
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Stabilo Open Stock & Sets

Stabilo is a family run company that has been making writing products for more than 160 years creating pens that are trend-conscious, inspiring and visionary. The diverse products from Stabilo make the lives of people a little more colorful each and every day by delivering quality and implementing innovative designs into each and every pen.
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3-Day UArt Pastels Workshop Starting Friday, April 27th, 2018!

Location: Central Art Supply, Medford, OR   Date: Friday April 27 – Sunday April 29 2018
Time: Friday April 27 10:00 am-4:00 pm, Saturday April 28 10:00 am -4:00pm, Sunday April 29 10:00 am -4:00pm   Price: $350.00   Students: 6-12There are many benefits of using an underpainting on UART Premium Sanded Pastel Paper. The type of underpainting depends on the subject and desired end effect. In this workshop we will explore several options.

There will be a demo each morning using a different medium as an underpainting. There will also be an option to ‘paint-a-long’ from the same reference photo as Susan to really get a step-by-step approach of her technique from beginning to end. You will receive individual instruction tailored to your specific needs, level and goals as well as a constructive critique of work done in the workshop as well as any work you bring along.

Register Online at: https://www.uartpastelpaper.com/uart-workshops-susan-kuznitsky/ 

UART will provide you via email with a full list of materials before the beginning of the workshop. Check out Susan’s website at www.susankuznitsky.com

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Our mailing address is: centralartsupply.com, 101 N. Central Ave., Medford, Oregon

Artist Powers – Activate! Join The Fandemonium At Central Art

Artist Powers – Activate! Join The Fandemonium At Central Art This Thursday!
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Starting THIS THURSDAY!
In honor of Medford Comic Con,

Join the “Fandemonium” at Central Art Supply!

During this FREE 3-part event, you are invited to don your creative cape and cowl as you prepare for Medford Comic Con & Central Art’s Fan Art Contest 2018!

 

Thursday, February 22nd, 4:30-6:00pm – Session 1: “Origins”
Never heard of “Fan Art?” Maybe you have, but need some inspiration to get started. Whether you’re a Sidekick or Superfan, this informal uninstructed intro to the Fan Art phenomenon is your golden opportunity to unleash your untapped powers and create something extraordinary!

 

Saturday, March 10th, 2:30-4:00pm – Session 2: “Of Capes & Canvas”
You’ve laid the foundation for your Fan Art concept. Now’s your chance to hit it with a bold splash of color an make it burst from the page with a pastel, pen or brush! What medium will you choose?

 

Thursday, March 29th, 4:00-5:00pm – Session 3: “Doing Art Justice”
Fulfill your creation’s destiny! Let Central Art’s classroom be your creative “Fortress of Solitude” to add those final touches to give some POW! and ZAP! to your creative vision before you submit the finished product.

 

*Limited art supplies available for use during this event.
Be sure to bring your own!

 

Deadline for entries is 4:00pm, Saturday, March 31st, 2018. Artwork must be submitted with completed entry form to:

 

Central Art, 101 North Central Avenue, Medford, Oregon 97501

 

If you have any further questions, please email [email protected]

Get Ready For An Art-Rageous Event at Central Art!

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CENTRAL ART’S 7TH ANNUAL ART EXTRAVAGANZA, FEBRUARY 9TH & 10TH, 2018! 

FRI. 10am – 4pm, SAT. 10am – 3pm

It’s time to stamp your passport for Central Art’s 7th Annual Art Extravaganza! This is your golden ticket to dive in and discover the hottest creative trends and freshest tools, presented by art materials experts in a hands-on format!

Join us Friday AND Saturday, Feb. 9th & 10th to get the full experience! Visit all 12 of our vendors’ tables showcasing over 50 exciting art products! Take home samples! Enter to win prizes, including a $250 Central Art Shopping Spree!

But that’s not all! Be sure to sign up for a Mini Workshop during the Extravaganza! Central Art’s one-hour mini art workshops are returning for both days of the event, with something unique and different offered for the creatively curious!*

*But remember: space is limited! Call and reserve yours now! 541-773-1444. Payment required at time of registration. Pre-registration is required. 

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This Friday & Saturday Feb. 9th & 10th, join Central Art for our

7th Annual Art Extravaganza!

 

Come for the FREE Demos!

Attend an amazing assortment of “Mini Art Workshops”!

 

*Pick up your Exclusive Passport  BEFORE the event

& enter to  WIN awesome prizes!*

 

– AND –

 

For 2 DAYS ONLY save BIG on EXCLUSIVE DEALS throughout the store!!!

Visit Central Art!

The big event kicks off from

10am – 4pm Friday February 9th then continues

Saturday February 10th from 10am – 3pm,

Exclusively at Central Art!

 

We’ll see you there!

Geek Out With DC & Vertigo Comics Artist Matt Brundage and Copic Markers!

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Copic Comic Art Workshop, Followed by a “Geek & Draw!” 

Workshop Location: Central Art

When: SATURDAY, FEB. 10TH – 2:30PM – 3:30PM

Fee: $7 

BAM! POW! Find out why COPIC markers are all the rage in this action-packed Extravaganza Mini Workshop taught by DC and Vertigo Comics artist Matt Brundage. You’ll learn pro techniques to add punch to your COPIC art and blow minds with your next “ink”-citing adventure!

*Hurry! Seating is limited, reserve yours now! 541-773-1444. Pre-registration required. Payment required at time of registration.

**SPOILERS BELOW (READ ON)** 

Be sure to join Matt after the Extravaganza on SATURDAY, FEB. 10TH from 5PM – 7PMfor a FREE “Geek & Draw” hangout in the classroom at Central Art! Bring Your Own Supplies and Snacks (BYOSS) and prepare to geek out and sketch it up with Matt and other fellow artists/comic enthusiasts!

This is going to be EPIC!

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Springtime Glass Art Opportunities

1086 Washburn                            February 2017
Medford, OR                                   Tues-Fri 10-5pm
www.lightgarden.net                     Sat  10-1p
(541) 779-0272                                 Closed:  Sun & Mon.
 
The studio has been buzzing with activity 
since the beginning of the year! 
 
Glass Enamel Spoon Rest Class
 
Painting with Frit
 
 
Now’s the perfect time of year to learn something new!
If there’s a class that you’d like to take that
isn’t scheduled, just let me know!
             

Flowers of Hope  
     
Our Flowers of Hope program is one of
the easiest things you can do here to
get introduced to glass fusing!
 
Your finished artwork will go
to a woman fighting breast cancer.
 
We were quite a few short last year due to a number
of obstacles but I’m sure we can get back on
course this year if you will join us!
 

                 

 
 
Spring Glass Show
 
   
 I’ve had a number of people ask me about doing a spring show this year after the
amazing popularity of our Christmas show.  
 
If you’d like to participate please send me an email
with pictures of some things similar of what you would like to offer for sale.  I have a panel of jurists
chosen that will select the top candidates.  As we only have so much room we need to be selective.
 
I have not chosen a date yet.  Once our participants are selected we can jointly decide on a time that works best for everyone.  Deadline for entries is February 17th.
Email 
[email protected]

for more information.

          
These projects can be done during our regularly scheduled workshops on Wednesday and Saturday mornings from
10 – 12n.  Please call or email ahead to reserve your space.

Painting with Frit 2

 
February 10 & 17
1-4pm
Take your frit painting to the next level!
Learn the secrets to multi-layering glass, paint and frit giving your artwork depth and dimension.
Project is shown with bear but there is a deer pattern available as well.
This will be a small class and will fill up quickly so register today.
$125
One place left!

 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

Central Art’s 2018 Art Extravaganza Mini Workshop Schedule

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Central Art’s 2018 Art Extravaganza Mini Workshop Schedule

 It’s Coming! Sign up NOW for Central Art’s 2018 Mini Workshop Extravaganza!

*Pre-registration required for ALL workshops.

All workshops are for 1 hour.

 

Friday, February 9th

10:00am – POSCA MARKERS – $7

Express your creativity with POSCA paint markers! POSCA water-based, non-toxic markers make it easy to paint, write and draw on a variety of surfaces. Each attendee will use POSCA markers on birch wood panels, rocks & fabric.

 

11:30am – LIQUITEX ACRYLIC PAINT – $7

Dive into the history of acrylic paint; the chemistry behind its drying process; color bias and split complimentary palettes; and a few exciting painting techniques and applications with acrylic mediums.

 

1:00pm – CELEBRATION OF SUMI STYLE – $10

Explore the ancient art of sumi painting with Yuming Zhu. Learn about the tools used and how brush strokes, water and color show different effects on variety of Sumi rice papers.

 

2:30pm – M. GRAHAM WATERCOLORS -$10

Strap in for a crash course in watercolor painting with Ron Stoke! This mini workshop will transport you from sketch to finished painting with step-by-step techniques to up your artistic game!

 

Saturday, February 10th

10:00am – ACRYLIC POURING WORKSHOP – $12

Let your creativity flow with this intro to the wonderful world of acrylic pouring! Learn about creating “cells,” the best surfaces to use, and many more techniques with this exciting art form!

 

11:30am – STRATHMORE MIXED MEDIA WORKSHOP – $12

Mix it up with Golden mediums, art stencils, decorative papers, found objects and Strathmore Mixed Media papers in this hands-on workshop. Discover new textures and techniques, and make something awesome to take home!

 

1:00pm – DERWENT INKTENSE – $7

Derwent Inktense pencils make it easy to create permanent watercolor effects in mixed media techniques. Coloursoft pencils will also be explored on black primed wood canvas.

2:30pm – COPIC COMIC ART – $7

Find out why Copic markers are all the rage in this action-packed class taught by DC and Vertigo Comics artist Matt Brundage. You’ll learn pro techniques to add punch to your Copic art!

To register, call or visit Central Art*: 541-773-1444

101 N. Central Medford, OR 97501

 

*Payment required at time of registration to reserve spot.

No exceptions please! Seating is limited to 12 per workshop.

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