Plan Your List Accordingly This Season & Take Note Of Our Holiday Hours!

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Wishing all of you a happy, healthy and artistic holiday season

Filled with friends, family and fun!

We look forward to serving you!

 

 

– Your Friends at Central Art VISIT CENTRAL ART! Inspiration Center Get your creative juices flowing! Click Here Products & Services Explore a world of art essentials at Central Art. Click Here Events & Classes Plug in to the local art & education scene! Click Here centralartsupply.com, 101 N. Central Ave., Medford, Oregon centralartsupply.com, 101 N. Central Ave., Medford, Oregon

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Do you like croissants? In Paris? 💌🐩

Christina and Anna, founders of Deep Travel Workshops, have taken groups around the world on art and writing tours and are experienced travelers, guides, sense of humorians and lovely people. You are in good hands. I am your art guide. Painting, art supplies, sketching, anything at all around visually documenting this journey. We'll be using gouache and/or watercolor on this trip (easy, portable, great results perfect for all levels. No experience necessary!) Please email me if you have any art supply questions. The preview mini guide is here with details, cost, dates and more.

Carpe Diem Papers News! November at home….but April in Paris?

I hope this finds you very well and enjoying the season. It’s been a particularly beautiful autumn here in southern Oregon. Before the holiday hustle really takes hold…imagine this.

Springtime in Paris. Specifically, April 4-10 2020…in Paris. Cafés, museums, galleries, boat ride along the Seine, eclectic Parisian shops, French food, vintage book stalls, cafés , la patisserie, staying in the Marais and…painting your journey as you go. Sound merveilleux? My friends at Deep Travel Workshops are hosting this unique one week trip next April. My role in this incredible journey? Art instructor, guide, painting enthusiast, cheerleader and all round biggest fan of giving yourself this gift of art, time, creativity and community.

The itinerary is taking shape, the group is small and we are so excited to share this trip! Tell me more s’il vous plaît….?

During our week

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Will You Be The One To Solve This Creative Caper at Central Art?

Play Central Art's "Clue-Done-It?" Game & Enter To Win!

 

Was it Colonel Mustard? Mr. Green? Perhaps Professor Plum was the perpetrator! Something is most assuredly afoot at Central Art, and we need you to help us get to the bottom of it!

 

Using the clues we’ll reveal each day on our Facebook page during the week of Halloween (Monday – Saturday, 10/28 – 11/2), you get to use your brilliant deductive and observational skills to determine “Clue-Done-It”, what they used, and in which room the deed was done!

 

Be sure to pick up your “Detective Notes” in-store, check our Facebook page each day for a new clue, and work the case until you have made your ultimate conclusion.

 

Still stumped? Stop in Wednesday, Oct. 30th to talk to the suspects in person! Miss Scarlett, Col. Mustard, and the rest of the characters will be appearing in costume and ready for your interrogation.

 

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Clue-Done-It Mystery Game with In Store Promos at Central Art

During the whole week of Halloween, Central Art will celebrate with our very own in-store "whodunnit" mystery game based on the popular "Clue" game.

Miss Scarlet, In The Studio, With The Palette Knife.

 

Miss Scarlet, In The Studio, With The Palette Knife.

During the whole week of Halloween, Central Art will celebrate with our very own in-store “whodunnit” mystery game based on the popular “Clue” game.

 

As a special treat, Wednesday October 30th, members of the staff will be appearing in costume as the various familiar characters!

 

There will be clues hidden throughout the store

(along with great savings on select items!) that will help you, our

intrepid investigator, get to the bottom of this creative caper!

 

Save the date and join us to solve the mystery! VISIT CENTRAL ART! Inspiration Center Get your creative juices flowing! Click Here Products & Services Explore a world of art essentials at Central Art. Click Here Events & Classes Plug in to the local art & education scene! Click

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Southern Oregon Plein Air Coming 6/19 – 6/22/19!

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Read On For The Inside Scoop On All Things SOPA, Coming 6/19 – 6/22/19!

CENTRAL ART, ART PRESENCE

& SOUTHERN OREGON ARTIST WORKSHOP PRESENT

SOUTHERN OREGON PLEIN AIR

JUNE 19 – JUNE 22 2019, $85 registration fee

Southern Oregon Plein Air (SOPA) invites artists of all levels to participate in 4 days of plein air painting!

 

Artists can customize their SOPA experience by participating in a vendor fair, attending FREE plein air presentations, joining guest artists for on-location demonstrations, entering art into a juried show, participating in a “quick draw” event, and taking advantage of social events.

 

Paintings entered into the competition will be juried for over $1000 in cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd places and four honorable mentions. This year’s juror is Cody Bustamante, Professor of Art at Southern Oregon University in Ashland, OR.

 

Wednesday June 19th will begin check-in and

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Learn The Ever-Popular Art of Acrylic Pouring at Central Art

GOLDEN Days Acrylic Pouring Workshop When: Fri. May 10, 2019 Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm Where: Central Art Fee: $45

Get Your Creativity Flowing & Learn The Ever-Popular Art of Acrylic Pouring!

 

GOLDEN Days Acrylic Pouring Workshop When: Fri. May 10, 2019 Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm Where: Central Art Fee: $45

The first workshop will be Acrylic Pouring! on May 10th, 2019 2pm – 5pm at Central Art’s classroom.

You will receive a kit full of GOLDEN goodies for four pours using Golden’s Gloss and Matte Pouring Mediums, Golden Fluid Colors, and Golden High Flow Colors on Ampersand Pouring Panels, Art Alternative Canvas, and creating an acrylic skin on Plexiglass. One of the pours will be an embellished Geode pour.

 

You will also learn how to create specific patterns using different techniques such as swirl or ring pours and how to create LONG LASTING cells and working “wet on wet”. You will also receive a worksheet with Tips & Tricks, FAQ’s, Troubleshooting, and more.

 

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Free Drawing Demo at Central Art March 28th

Lupe Galvan Free Drawing Demonstration Thursday, March 28, 2019 Time: 1:30pm-3:30pm Where: Classroom at Central Art Fee: FREE (Pre-registration required)

Enjoy a 2-hour Demo Presented by Lupe Galvan, MFA This March!

 

Lupe Galvan Free Drawing Demonstration

Thursday, March 28, 2019

 

Time: 1:30pm-3:30pm

Where: Classroom at Central Art

Fee: FREE (Pre-registration required)

 

In this free demo, Lupe will cover how to draw a head/face and then demonstrate the use of a limited color palette on toned paper. Techniques shown will include using a measuring system and landmarks to draw a face, and how using a limited color palette can actually be beneficial in understanding color and creating color harmony.

Call 541-773-1444 to pre-register, as space is limited. Learn more about Lupe’s art and career by visiting https://www.lupegalvan.com VISIT CENTRAL ART! Inspiration Center Get your creative juices flowing! Click Here Products & Services Explore a world of art essentials at Central Art. Click Here Events & Classes Plug in to the local art & education scene! Click

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Find Elfonse Mucha the Painterly Elf, Enter To WIN Artsy Loot Right Off the Shelf!!!

Find The Elf In The Basement & Enter To WIN Prizes!!!

***For 3 Weeks ONLY!!***

 

We have hidden an elf in our redesigned basement that is packed full of canvas, boards, portfolios, storage boxes, albums, frames, tables, lights, projectors & so much more!!!!

 

Come find the sneaky little basement elf at

Central Art and enter to win a prize!

Over $2,000 worth of prizes will be given away –

Check the list of amazing prizes in-store!

Game runs from 12/3 – 12/17/2018 VISIT CENTRAL ART! Inspiration Center Get your creative juices flowing! Click Here Products & Services Explore a world of art essentials at Central Art. Click Here Events & Classes Plug in to the local art & education scene! Click Here Stay In Touch With Us:

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Flash Sale On Pentalic Drawing Pencil Sets At Central Art

FLASH SALE!!!*** 9/17 - 9/29/2018 For 2 weeks ONLY, Pentalic 12-piece Drawing Pencil Sets (regular $8.99) are just $5 each!

 

***FLASH SALE!!!***

9/17 – 9/29/2018

For 2 weeks ONLY, Pentalic 12-piece Drawing Pencil Sets (regular $8.99) are just $5 each!

Better hurry – this offer won’t be around for long.

Stop on in and stock up today! VISIT CENTRAL ART! Inspiration Center Get your creative juices flowing! Click Here Products & Services Explore a world of art essentials at Central Art. Click Here Events & Classes Plug in to the local art & education scene! Click Here Stay In Touch With Us: centralartsupply.com, 101 N. Central Ave., Medford, Oregon

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Central Art's 37th Anniversary Sale

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

  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”

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