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SOSA May 2018 Newsletter and Meeting Announcement

SOSA May 2018 meeting : sosa logo southern oregon society of artists

SOSA May 2018 Newsletter and Meeting Announcement The Southern Oregon Society of Artists meets at 7:00 on Monday, May 21. Correction: Please note that the date for the May 2018 monthly meeting is Monday, May 21.

Truck Load of Frames & Canvas Sale Encore Today and Tomorrow!

 

The. Truck. Is. COMING.

It’s back for an encore! This weekend, find the perfect frame or canvas for your next masterpiece and check out

Central Art’s Truck Load of Frames & Canvas Sale THIS Fri. & Sat. May 18th & 19th

& save BIG!

 

The truck will be pulling in this weekend, stocked to the brim with fresh frames in all different styles and sizes, so be sure and catch this second chance at great values before it rolls away! Visit Central Art!

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Central Art's Truck Load of Frames Sale Is Back

Central Art's Truck Load of Frames & Canvas Sale! Friday and Saturday, May 11-12 AND Friday & Saturday, May 18-19

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! VISIT CENTRAL ART!

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

Truck Load of Frames & Canvas Sale Encore - Art Explorations Mini Workshop Leather Painting with Angelus Paints Central Art Supply, Medford, Oregon

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

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 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

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“En Plein Air” Workshop with Aimee Erickson

Artist's Workshop of Southern Oregon & Central Art Present "En Plein Air" Workshop!

Artist’s Workshop of Southern Oregon & Central Art Present “En Plein Air” Workshop!

For full details & to Register Online, visit

www.soartistsworkshop.com VISIT CENTRAL ART!

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

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!

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! VISIT CENTRAL ART!

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Southern Oregon Plein Air 2018 Is Coming! Plan Your Life Accordingly.

Southern Oregon Plein Air 2018 Is Coming!

*For full schedule of events and to Register Online, be sure to visit

www.soartistsworkshop.com VISIT CENTRAL ART!

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

3-Day UART Workshop with Susan Kuznitsky: “The Power is in the Underpainting”

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

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Learn The Fundamentals of Painting & Drawing with Bobbi Baldwin

Learn The Fundamentals of Painting & Drawing with Bobbi Baldwin!

BEGINNING PAINTING & DRAWING WORKSHOP With Bobbi Baldwin

Student Work Day with Lectures & Demos

Date: April 14, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Fee: $75 per person

Have you been to a “Sip & Paint” class and want to learn more?

Do you have supplies and you just don’t know how to start?

This is the class for you! Let me help you to get to know your supplies. I have 32 years of teaching artists of all levels and there is no stupid question. I have been introducing new students to art tools for my whole life.

This class will help you get started with that creative project that you really want to start. Acrylic, graphite, charcoal, pastels, oils, watercolor, clay … you name it. I can teach you. I am a very highly trained

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