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Hello, Summer! Hello, Berries! Hello, Poets & Painters!

poets and painters berries

Hello, Southern Oregon friends! Summer’s here. Might I suggest a Saturday afternoon Poets & Painters workshop at Pennington Farms? Their summer berries inspired Mindy Carpenter & me so much, we’re holding a workshop to celebrate the sweet harvest: we’ll eat ’em, we’ll write about ’em, we’ll paint ’em. Here’s one of Mindy’s berry celebrations:

I’ll help you write a poem (zero pressure!) and Mindy will help you paint a painting (also zero pressure!). No experience needed; this workshop is more like a playshop…it’s all about having fun 🙂 So grab a friend and come play with us: When: Saturday, June 9 from 11-3 pm Where: Pennington Farms | 11341 Williams Highway | Grants Pass, OR 97527 Cost: $95 per person (includes all painting & writing supplies, coffee, & berries! Savory treats will be available for purchase) Register: Email me at [email protected], let me know how many people you’re

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Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art now through June 2018

Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art

 

Art Classes! Visit our Website Gelli Printing with Karen O’Brien Saturday, April 14th 10:30 am – 1:30 pm This is a fun exploratory class in printmaking using commercial and homemade gelatin printing plates. We will experiment with color, plant materials, stencils, masks and texturing materials to make complex papers that can be used as collage for mixed media projects or framed as art. I will also cover how to make your own stamps and stencils to use for printing. $45. Includes all materials. Recommended by Karen: Bring along some soft leaves, so they do not dig into the plate surface and any of your favorite stencils and texture materials ex: bubble wrap, lace… Paint like Van Gogh with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, April 21st 1 – 4 pm All materials provided Leave with an acrylic painting Learn about post-impressionism and Van Gogh Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to

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Dive Into An Exciting 4 Week Pastel Class

Explorations in Pastel Painting with Janis Lacey Ellison

Dive Into An Exciting 4 Week Pastel Class!

Explorations in Pastel Painting with Janis Lacey Ellison PSA, IAPS/MC, PSWC, PSO, NPS, PSNM, SPS Price: $125.00 Workshop Dates: 5/14/2018 – 6/4/2018 Location: Central Art Classroom Learn a variety of techniques in Pastel to capture color and texture in your paintings. This session will move beyond simple application and teach you techniques to give your paintings texture and color with an impressionistic painterly look and feel. Join me for ongoing 4 week session classes that include demonstration and individual instruction time at your easel. All levels welcome. Next class session May 14, 21, 28, and June 4, 2018. Four Monday sessions from 9:30-1:00 pm. Register with $50.00 deposit, email or call for details. Student supplies materials, supply list available upon registration. CONTACT INFORMATION: Contact: Janis Ellison Email: [email protected] Phone: 541-218-9788 VISIT CENTRAL ART! Inspiration Center Get your creative juices flowing!

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February 2018 Intuitive Painting Class

Painting by Eve Margo Withrow

February Intuitive Painting Class With Eve Margo Withrow Are you ready to explore the edges of your creativity ; Play with and follow the threads of visual expression; Laugh with the joy available when you trust your intuition to guide you? Experience and experiment with a variety of non-threatening painting processes. Artists who want to create with renewed enthusiasm as well as inexperienced artists will be delighted. Join me for a playful afternoon of Intuitive Painting on Sunday, February 18th from 12pm to 4pm. Classes are small and comfortable. Price is $50 plus a $5 materials fee. Contact Eve at 541-772-6888 for more information and registration.

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Discover The Artist In You!

Discover The Artist In You!

Experience The Joy Of Painting with Artist/Instructor James Hartman

 

Where: Central Art classroom

When: Fridays, 9:30am – 2:00pm

Beginner through Advanced workshop series starting in 2018! All painting instruction is in the oil medium.

– Landscape

– Seascapes

– Florals

– Sea Life

Each series will include at least three different paintings. Note: all materials for the first lesson are provided at no cost.

 

After twenty-four years in the military, James attended the San Francisco Art Institute and pursued a career in sculpture and oil painting. He has worked and instructed with many other artists and developed a teaching method for all levels of experience from beginner to advanced.

 

Call today for schedule and cost information!

541-944-8941

Email: [email protected] Visit Central Art!

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Capturing Light in the Landscape with Pastels

Take Control of Capturing the Light in the Landscape! with Janis Ellison

Don’t miss out on this wonderful pastel landscape series with Janis Ellison!

Take Control of Capturing the Light in the Landscape! with Janis Ellison Dates: January 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th

Time: (Four Monday sessions) 9:30pm – 1:00pm

Fee: $125.00

Location: Central Art Supply classroom

This session will move beyond the basics of color theory and teach you techniques to capture that fleeting sense of light that inspires us to paint.

Join me for ongoing 4 week session classes that include demonstration and Individual Instruction time at your easel.

All levels welcome!

Register now 541-218-9788

www.janisellison.com

[email protected] VISIT CENTRAL ART!

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Art Classes at the GP Museum of Art- Nov/ Dec 2017

Grants Pass Museum of Art Classes

Art Classes! Visit our Website Elderhood, Wisdom, and Our Inner Knowing workshop with Janet L. Stanley, M. A. Saturday, Nov. 18 1-4 pm “We are the Crones, the Wise Women whose truths must be given voice, our spiritual journeys embraced and our sage insights welcomed. Come join me as we celebrate elderhood, our collective wisdom and how this inner knowing will help heal Mother Earth and all her inhabitants.” $20 per person How to Paint Snow with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, Dec 2 1 – 4 pm All materials provided Create your own painting of a winter scene Learn about color theory (warm & cool colors) Have a fun afternoon! All skill levels are welcome $30 per person, includes all materials. Art Journaling: Recipe for a Perfect Holiday with Karen O’Brien Saturday, Dec 16 10 am – 1 pm In this class we will learn how to begin our own

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June 2017 Rogue Gallery & Art Center Art Blast

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Rogue Gallery & Art Center Art Blast – June 2017 Detail of Ascension by Vivian McAleavey FREE DOCUMENTARY SCREENINGS

As part of the Rogue Gallery’s Impressionism exhibit we are screening documentaries about important Impressionistic painters on Wednesdays at noon. The movies last approximately one hour. Screenings will take place in the newly renovated studio, with new comfortable chairs. Wednesday, June 14, 2017, noon: Edouard Manet​ Wednesday, June 21, 2017, noon: Edgar Degas Wednesday, June 28, 2017, noon: Pierre-Auguste Renoir Wednesday, July 5, 2017, noon: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec June 24, 2017 ALPACA TOUR AND PICNIC Visit the alpacas at Lone Ranch Sunday, June 24 at noon at at Lone Ranch located at 13856 Weowna Way, White City Rogue Gallery presents a tour and Picnic at Lone Ranch. Participants will meet at the ranch and then experience a tour by long time Rogue Gallery volunteer and Peru native Silvia Kelly. The

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Intuitive Painting with Eve Margo Withrow

Birth, watercolor painting by Eve Margo Withrow

Birth, watercolor painting by Eve Margo Withrow

 

 

SOAR member Eve Margo Withrow’s Intuitive painting class is being held this Sunday, March 2nd from 1-4pm at her home studio. Using a variety of materials and techniques, participants will follow various threads of possibility as they create from their authentic center. Be curious, and join her in this playful adventure. No previous experience is necessary.

Cost is $45, all materials provided. Email [email protected] to register.

Painting a Moving Target, by Stefan Baumann

Painting a moving target like waves in the ocean isn’t easy but there is a rhythm to nature and also to waves, and this pattern of movement can be captured in a brief time as I have done in this painting.

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