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Join The Excitement & Discover Daniel Smith Primatek Colors!

NEW WC Workshop! Great Blue Heron with Daniel Smith Primatek Colors! Watercolor Exploration Workshop Series with Katrina Meister When: Thursday, September 19, 2019 Where: Central Art Time: 2pm - 5pm Fee: $45 *Space is limited. Pre-registration required. Payment is required at time of registration. Katrina has teamed up with Central Art to create the Watercolor Exploration Workshop Series! Each class is focused on supplies or techniques, all materials are included in the cost of the class, and you will have some to take home to continue on your own! Our next will be using some of Daniel Smith's Primatek colors, paints made from ground stones and minerals, they have a great granular quality! We'll be painting a beautiful Great Blue Heron in this workshop! Contact Katrina 541-601-7221 for more information, and call or stop by Central Art 541-773-1444 to sign up!

 

NEW WC Workshop! Great Blue Heron with Daniel Smith Primatek Colors! Watercolor Exploration Workshop Series with Katrina Meister

When: Thursday, September 19, 2019 Where: Central Art Time: 2pm – 5pm Fee: $45 *Space is limited. Pre-registration required. Payment is required at time of registration.

Katrina has teamed up with Central Art to create the Watercolor Exploration Workshop Series! Each class is focused on supplies or techniques, all materials are included in the cost of the class, and you will have some to take home to continue on your own!

Our next will be using some of Daniel Smith’s Primatek colors, paints made from ground stones and minerals, they have a great granular quality! We’ll be painting a beautiful Great Blue Heron in this workshop!

Contact Katrina 541-601-7221 for more information, and call or stop by Central Art 541-773-1444 to sign up!

Pre-registration is required. Payment is

required

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Rock These Amazing Mineral-Based Colors in Central Art’s Next Workshop

Watercolor Exploration Workshop Series - "Great Blue Heron" with Katrina Meister When: Thursday, September 19, 2019, Central Art in Medford

 

Watercolor Exploration Workshop Series –

“Great Blue Heron” with Katrina Meister

When: Thursday, September 19, 2019

Where: Central Art

Time: 2pm – 5pm

Fee: $45 *Space is limited. Pre-registration required. Payment is required at time of registration.

Katrina has teamed up with Central Art to create the Watercolor Exploration Workshop Series! Each class is focused on supplies or techniques, all materials are included in the cost of the class, and you will have some to take home to continue on your own!

 

Our next will be using some of Daniel Smith’s Primatek colors, paints made from ground stones and minerals, they have a great granular quality! We’ll be painting a beautiful Great Blue Heron in this workshop!

 

Contact Katrina 541-601-7221 for more information, and call or stop by

Central Art 541-773-1444 to sign up! VISIT CENTRAL ART! Inspiration Center Get your

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Roni Marsh & Cheryl Magellen Teaching Creative Underpainting at Central Art 9/7

Bring Your Creative Strengths To The Surface With This New Class!

 

CREATIVE UNDERPAINTING with Instructors: Roni Marsh & Cheryl Magellen

When: Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019

Where: Central Art

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm Fee: $60. Absolute beginners welcome!

Space is limited. Pre-registration required. For more info: 541-944-8734 or www.cmagellen.com/workshops

Roni Marsh and Cheryl Magellen join together once again to bring you a new one-day workshop guaranteed to keep you excited about creating art!

 

With an emphasis on design and composition, participants will learn to create unique surfaces using numerous textures and painting techniques. Work in pastel, oil, acrylic, watercolor, charcoal, graphite, or all of the above. Whether you have painted before or are an accomplished artist, this workshop will keep you inspired to produce more and more art!

 

Supply list provided at registration. VISIT CENTRAL ART! centralartsupply.com, 101 N. Central Ave., Medford, Oregon

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Shh! Annual Don’t Tell Dan Sidewalk Sale At Central Art

central art sale Friday, July 19th between 9am and 6pm, or stop in Saturday, July 20th between 10am and 4pm for a second chance to catch these amazing deals before they're gone forever!

 

Shhh – We’ve done it again! While Dan wasn’t looking, we raided our art supply stores and emerged from the depths of the building, loaded down with a menagerie of great products that are either over-stocked, over-looked or over-staying their welcome.

 

We want to give them a proper send-off, so for 2 DAYS ONLY, we’re offering a wide variety of back-stock and discontinued inventory at YARD SALE prices during Central Art’s annual Sidewalk Sale! You won’t want to miss an opportunity like this!

 

Get here early Friday, July 19th between 9am and 6pm, or stop in

Saturday, July 20th between 10am and 4pm for a second chance to catch these amazing deals before they’re gone forever! VISIT CENTRAL ART!

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Get On the Same Page With Central Art’s Altered Book Class

Central Art Supply Making & Altering Books with Gayla Snow

 

NEW Classes! Making & Altering Books with Gayla Snow

Learn the ever-popular art of altering, re-imagining, and repurposing your very own books to give them a fun and beautiful twist using mixed media techniques.

 

From unique bindings to page-dyeing, Gayla will guide you through multiple projects in a series of different classes designed to spark creativity and help you to master the basics of book making.

 

Classes begin July 26, 2019! For a full schedule of Gayla’s classes including dates, times, and pricing, click the link below to visit Central Art’s Events & Classes page.

 

Space is limited, sign up now to reserve! Call 541-773-1444 or visit us in-store at Central Art to register. *Pre-registration is required. VISIT CENTRAL ART! Inspiration Center Get your creative juices flowing! Click Here Products & Services Explore a world of art essentials at Central Art.

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Southern Oregon Plein Air Kicks Off 1 Week From Today! Have You Signed Up Yet?

southern oregon plein air june 2019

JUNE 19 – JUNE 22, 2019

$85 registration fee – Register Now!

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.

 

Check In and registration will be happening on Wed. 6/19 at Central Art during our Vendor Fair, so mark your calendars!

 

Thank you for your interest in SOPA 2019 – we

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Take A Peek At Featured Guest Artists Appearing At SOPA 2019!

Take A Peek At Our Featured Guest Artists Appearing At SOPA 2019!

 

$85 REGISTRATION FEE, SIGN UP NOW!

PRE-REGISTER BY CALLING 541-773-1444

OR SIGN UP IN-STORE AT CENTRAL ART.

*Complete details on our Official Blog, printed schedule available in-store. 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

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Dive Into A Fresh New Medium with Instructor Cheryl Magellen!

STEP-BY-STEP ACRYLIC PAINTING FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS with Cheryl Magellen

 

STEP-BY-STEP ACRYLIC PAINTING FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS

with Cheryl Magellen

When: Saturday afternoons, June 29 & August 10, 2019

Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Where: Central Art classroom

Cost: $50 per class, all supplies included

Minimum 4, Maximum 12 students

 

This class will be offered twice and is geared toward absolute beginners who want to try their hand at painting realistic subject matter while learning the basics of color mixing and paint application in acrylic. Using simple subject matter, participants will be provided with a pre-drawn, 8×8 canvas and will follow along as the instructor demonstrates each step from beginning to end. Individual attention will be given to all students during each step in the process.

 

All supplies will be provided.

For more info and to sign up, please contact Cheryl Magellen at:[email protected]

You may also visit Cheryl’s website for examples of her

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Get Your Artwork Ready For It’s Close-Up This June!

Central Art's Truckload of Frames Sale is rolling into town for 2 DAYS ONLY! Friday & Saturday June 14th & 15th, save 30-60% off our entire stock of readymade frames!

Central Art’s Truckload of Frames Sale is rolling into town for 2 DAYS ONLY!Friday & Saturday June 14th & 15th, save 30-60% off our entire stock of readymade frames!

Stock up on frames that beautifully accent your collection of artistic masterpieces, whether you’re redecorating or have a show coming up!

Hurry in Friday 6/14 between 9am and 5pm, or Saturday 6/15 between 10am and 2pm to take advantage of this 2 DAY ONLY event and save BIG! VISIT CENTRAL ART!

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Choose Your Own Artistic Adventure With This Unique Instructive Series!

NEW Choose Your Medium Painting Class with Jeanne LaRae When: Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 (4 week session) Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm Where: Central Art

NEW Choose Your Medium Painting Class with Jeanne LaRae When: Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 (4 week session) Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm Where: Central Art Fee: $120

 

Choose your own painting adventure in a creative setting that’s as individualized as you’d like it to be. Students will be able to choose both their medium – oils or acrylics – and the subject matter they’d like to paint.

 

In this class, the techniques of artists who inspire you will be demystified, and you will be encouraged, but not pushed, to try various ways of painting that are a little outside your comfort zone.

 

Please bring examples of your work and ideas for possible subjects for your paintings to the first class. Students are responsible for their own materials, or you may discuss with Jeanne about providing supplies for you for each class or just to start.

 

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