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Give the Gift of Art Workshops or Classes

with Gift Certificates from Rogue Gallery & Art Center

This Holiday Season- Give the Gift of Art Workshops or Classes with gift certificates from the Rogue Gallery & Art Center! The perfect gift for your creative loved ones! (Or use this opportunity to drop a hint to your loved one that this would be a great gift for you!)

Gift certificates are good toward:
For Adults: Open Studios, Workshops, or Classes
For Children: Kid’s Afterschool Art Studio, Drop In & Draw, and Kid’s Summer Art Camps
Gift Certificates available in all denominations and good for a specific workshop, or their choice of workshops for up to one year.

Best of all, you can place a quick order over the phone with a credit card 541-772-8118 (or with check by mail) during our business hours (T-f 10-5, Sat 11-3), and we will issue your gift certificate and mail it to you or your loved one right away. It couldn’t be easier!
Following is our Winter 2011 Adult Art Workshop schedule. (Editor’s note: Shortly these dates will be added to our Google calendar at, where you can add the dates you want to attend to your own or subscribe to the whole calendar of Art Events!)

Rogue Gallery & Art Center Winter 2011 (Jan-Mar) Workshops

Intro to Classical Realist Oil Painting

with Sarah Burns
January 22 & 23   Saturday 10-5 & Sunday 1-5
COST: $110 members / $130 non-members  (add’l materials list)

Using still life painting as an introduction to working with oil paints, the workshop begins with a demonstration and lecture and moves into hands-on instruction time with students receiving instruction as needed. This class will cover essential information about the physical properties of ?oil paint, as well as the elements of drawing, value and color. Students will leave informed and ready for future oil painting.

Oil-Based Monoprinting

with Denise Kester 
January 29 & 30   Saturday & Sunday 9am-4pm      ?
COST: $195 members / $215 non-members  (materials included)

This workshop will explore the possibilities of monoprinting, learning techniques in viscosity printing with oil-based lithography inks. Students will be exposed to the possibilities of this medium, and encouraged to explore and create. This class will be held off-site at the beautiful private studio of artist Denise Kester in Ashland. The class size will be limited to provide an intimate experience with lots of one-on-one instruction.     Previous printmaking experience helpful, but not required.


with Sabina Nies
February 4 & 5   Friday 5-8 pm  & Saturday 10am-5 pm
COST: $150 members / $170 non-members (materials included) 

Paste papers are an essential element to making unique handmade books. Friday night students will receive instruction on the creation of paste papers and will make several colorful paste papers with intricate patterns. Saturday students will learn the art of Coptic Bookbinding, an ancient Ethiopian technique. Students will learn to make a beautifully bound book with wooden boards and leather lacings. This method results in a open-spine structure well suited to becoming a journal or sketchbook because it can open completely flat.  With these two essentials, students will be armed with the knowledge to create original books.

Watercolor Basics

with Judy Morris
February 11, 12, & 13   Friday, Saturday 10am-3pm,  Sunday 10am –1pm
COST: ?$270 members / $295 non-members (add’l materials list)

A perfect workshop to get off to a great start with watercolor, and develop a solid understanding of this medium. Participants will learn the basic techniques for making washes and color blending. ?Students will learn effective texturing techniques, and how to mix colors to achieve harmony. Judy Morris, a master watercolorist, has prepared a series of exercises to easily guide students through the learning process and become adept in watercolor in order to achieve their goals and produce paintings to be proud of.

Anatomy for Artists: The Male Form

with Clista Prelle-Tworek
?February 19 & 20  Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm
COST: $155 members / $175 non-members (add’l materials list)

This intensive life drawing workshop is designed to sensitize the artist to the underlying anatomical form of the male figure, with the goal of increasing accuracy of perception. We will utilize a live male model to learn the various muscles and bones and for drawing anatomical structures apparent on the surface of the body. Guided drawing techniques and exercises will enhance the students ability to understand and illustrate what is seen on the male form.
(Model Patrick Frey is a local Certified Conditioning and Strength Specialist, competitive runner, fitness educator and bodybuilder who has been involved in fitness for more than 35 years.)

Previous drawing experience required.

Encaustic: Working with Transparency

with Cathy Valentine
?February 26 & 27   Saturday & Sunday 10am-4pm   ?$200 members / $220 non-members (add’l materials list)
This workshop will begin with the basics of working with encaustic (wax medium) emphasizing safety and technique, and then move into instruction on pouring wax, various substrates, drawing in order to create layers, and working with wax to fully utilize it’s transparent qualities.  

Graphite and Gesso on Panel

with Lane Hall?
March 5   Saturday 1-5 pm
?$70 members / $85 non-members (add’l materials list)

?Explore various drawing techniques using graphite and gesso on panel. Through demonstrations and practice, students will learn to ready a panel in preparation for creating images in graphite using brushes, pencils, erasers, and other drawing media. The class will conclude with a demonstration of how to incorporate color washes over the gesso.  Basic drawing skills required.

Precious Metal Clay Jewelry

with Kirsten Bakke
March 12   Saturday  1-5 pm
COST: ?$105 members / $125 non-members (includes materials)

This workshop will introduce students to PMC (precious metal clay) which is an exciting material as malleable and workable as clay, but fires to create fine silver often used to create jewelry. ?Participants will work with PMC to design and create a pendant or earrings in order to learn the techniques and explore the versatility of working with PMC.

Monotypes & Chine Collé

with Nancy Jo Mullen
March 19,20 & 26,27     Saturday & Sunday 10am-4pm
?$240 members / $260 non-members (add’l materials list)

?Expand your knowledge of monotype processes. Learn to successfully combine 3-4 plates to create a single image. Students will have the opportunity to work in large format and learn to incorporate chine collé into their monotypes. This class will be held off-site in the beautiful home studio of Nancy Jo Mullen. Class size will be limited to allow plenty of press-time and one-on-one instruction. ?Previous monotype experience required.

Encaustic Open Studio

1st Friday, 10am-4pm  Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 4?
COST: $20 members / $25 non-members

This open studio is a great way to experiment and create in a group setting. This studio invites participants who have some encaustic experience  to come create in our classroom space and to interact with other encaustic artists. No open flame is allowed. Students are responsible for clean-up, so please bring plenty of paper towels and allow time at the end of your session.?Some previous experience with encaustic process required.

Printmaking Open Studio

2nd Friday 10am-4pm   Jan 14, Mar 11
(No February Class)
COST: $20 members / $25 non-members

Use the gallery’s large-format etching press and facilities for personal projects and to interact with other printmakers. Our ?facility is equipped for solar plate printmaking, block printing, relief printing, mono-printing, and much more. The gallery is open to both oil and water based inks (however we do not allow solvent use). Some non–consumable materials are available for use.Some previous experience with printmaking required.     

Life Drawing Open Studio

3rd & 4th Friday  11am-1pm    Jan 21, 28, Feb 18, 25, Mar 18
COST: $10 members / $15 non-members
(No session  Mar 25 )

Join other adult artists for an uninstructed, 2 hour open studio session with an experienced live model. Warm up with short poses with a series of longer, 20-minute poses to follow. Although named “life drawing,” other mediums (except for oil paint) are welcome. Some non–consumable materials (easels, stools, trays, drawing boards) are available for use. ?Session begins promptly and must have two attendees or session will be cancelled.

Register at:
Rogue Gallery & Art Center
40 South Bartlett St
Medford OR 97501
or by phone at (541)772-8118  Tues – Fri 10-5, Sat 11-3

Some partial Scholarships available- contact us for an application…

Holly Kilpatrick
Education Director
Rogue Gallery and Art Center

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