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I’m so delighted that a friend who came to visit recently made a lovely video with clips of me teaching art classes. Enjoy watching my new video…it will only take one minute of your time.

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Summer 2018 Kids Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Art Classes for Kids at Grants Pass Museum of Art Summer 2018

Art Classes for Kids!

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Click on any picture to reach our website class signup page. Kids must be at least 7 years old to attend (Photography is 10 & up) Classes are almost every Tuesday & Thursday during the summer Classes are almost always 1 – 3 pm. Classes are $15/day, several classes are a 2 day length. Please preregister whenever possible. Classes include all materials needed (except Photography)

Draw! Materials & Techniques with Kristen O’Neill Tuesday, June 26 1 – 3 pm

Discover the wide range of drawing materials and techniques. We’ll have fun creating the same image four different ways to showcase what we’ve learned. $15.

Paint! Materials & Techniques with Kristen O’Neill Thursday, June 28

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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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Grants Pass MOA Adult Art Classes: now through June 2018

Grants Pass Museum of Art Adult Art Classes: now through June

 

Art Classes Needlefelting with Armatures (Sheep theme) with Corbin Brashear Saturday, April 7th 12:30 – 4:30 pm Create your own fun little sheep while learning how to needlefelt with armatures. Beginners welcome. $45. Includes all materials. 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

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

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

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

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Central Art’s 2018 Art Extravaganza Mini Workshop Schedule

Central Art's 2018 Art Extravaganza Mini Workshop Schedule

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

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RGAC Fall 2017 Catalogue and New Exhibits

Rogue Gallery and Art Center

Detail of DARK MOON IN AUTUMN by Alx Fox NEW EXHIBIT! IN THE MAIN GALLERY Elements: Earth, Water, Fire, Wind:

Eleanor Erskine, Alx Fox, Zelpha Hutton, Keith Johnson, and Dan Tilden

September 29 – November 10, 2017

Keith Johnson, Landscape in Transformation and Balance,

Reception: Friday, October 20, 5:00-8:00 pm

Artists explore the classical idea of the elements: earth, water, fire, and wind. Described as the simplest essential parts of all things, the four elements have fascinated artists throughout history. Printmaker Eleanor Erskine, sculptor Dan Tilden, and abstract painters Alx Fox, Zelpha Hutton, and Keith Johnson creates artwork reflecting this concept of the natural world. IN THE ROGUE STUDIO The Fall catalog is out! Also see our Fall classes our website! Adult Classes and Youth Classes

ADULTS

Instructor Alx Fox’s paintings are currently in our main gallery exhibit!

Intuitive Abstracts with Alx Fox Saturday, October 28, and Sunday,

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A Invitation from Silvia Trujillo to Paint en Plein Air!

Paschal's Winery plein air painting by Silvia Trujillo

Hello there artist friends,

Now that summer is coming to an end, here’s a chance to sharpen your painting skills and enjoy the remaining warmth before Fall and Winter set in. Hosted by the Rogue Gallery, a workshop in plein air painting is being offered for beginners to advanced artists who would like to learn more about atmospheric perspective, how light effects color, and how to compare values for accuracy. We will be painting Table Rock and Rogue River at a location near Tou Velle Park in Medford on Sat, Sept 23 from 10am -4pm. I promise a fun and informative time for all… join us if you can 😉

Also coming up is a plein air workshop hosted by The Lassen Art Center in Shingletown, CA. This location is at the base of Lassen National Park which is a great place to visit

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Ashland Art Center September 2017 Art Walk, Studio Classes and More

 

September 2017 & beyond… CLASSES, EVENTS, & NEWS Check out our new line up of fall classes. Something for everyone! We are offering space for small parties as well as private events for team building, girl’s night out and birthday parties. Imagine how fun it will be to relax, laugh, bring your own refreshments and learn painting, drawing, felting, clay, jewelry making and more with your friends and colleagues. Our “sip” series line up for fall has lots to offer. Students can bring a bottle of wine and their favorite snacks or purchase wine from our new wine bar at Ashland Art Center and make art. Platt Anderson Cellars offers wine by the glass or bottle with a 20% discount for students taking a class. Follow us on facebook: www.facebook.com/AshlandArtCenter Follow us on instagram: @ashlandartcenter www.ashlandartcenter.org/classes-events/ Scroll through the email to view class details and news You can

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**HURRY! These Workshops Are Filling Up FAST!!!**

Discover Something NEW & Colorful ONLY at Central Art!

 

During the month of August, we’re offering three unique hands-on opportunities to immerse yourself in an art form you may have never before tried! Are you excited?

Location: Central Art, 101 N. Central in Downtown Medford.

 

Tuesday, 8/8 – SPOTS FULL “Go With The Flow: Pouring with Acrylics”

1:00pm – 3:30pm Fee: $5

 

Saturday, 8/19 – SPOTS AVAILABLE “Pet Rocks & Posca Pens/Rock Swap”

1:00pm – 3:30pm Fee: $5

 

Tuesday, 8/22 – SPOTS AVAILABLE “Marbling Mayhem!”

1:00pm – 3:30pm Fee: $5

 

Pre-registration required for mini workshops. Payment reserves your spot.

Seats are limited to 12 per workshop.

Call 541-773-1444 and pay by phone or stop in to Central Art to register.

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