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Artist Powers – Activate! Join The Fandemonium At Central Art

Artist Powers – Activate! Join The Fandemonium At Central Art This Thursday!

Starting THIS THURSDAY! In honor of Medford Comic Con, Join the “Fandemonium” at Central Art Supply!

During this FREE 3-part event, you are invited to don your creative cape and cowl as you prepare for Medford Comic Con & Central Art’s Fan Art Contest 2018!

Thursday, February 22nd, 4:30-6:00pm – Session 1: “Origins” Never heard of “Fan Art?” Maybe you have, but need some inspiration to get started. Whether you’re a Sidekick or Superfan, this informal uninstructed intro to the Fan Art phenomenon is your golden opportunity to unleash your untapped powers and create something extraordinary!

 

Saturday, March 10th, 2:30-4:00pm – Session 2: “Of Capes & Canvas” You’ve laid the foundation for your Fan Art concept. Now’s your chance to hit it with a bold splash of

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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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Geek Out With DC & Vertigo Comics Artist Matt Brundage and Copic Markers!

Copic Comic Art Workshop, Followed by a "Geek & Draw!"

Copic Comic Art Workshop, Followed by a “Geek & Draw!”

Workshop Location: Central Art

When: SATURDAY, FEB. 10TH – 2:30PM – 3:30PM

Fee: $7

BAM! POW! Find out why COPIC markers are all the rage in this action-packed Extravaganza Mini Workshop taught by DC and Vertigo Comics artist Matt Brundage. You’ll learn pro techniques to add punch to your COPIC art and blow minds with your next “ink”-citing adventure!

*Hurry! Seating is limited, reserve yours now! 541-773-1444. Pre-registration required. Payment required at time of registration.

**SPOILERS BELOW (READ ON)**

Be sure to join Matt after the Extravaganza on SATURDAY, FEB. 10TH from 5PM – 7PMfor a FREE “Geek & Draw” hangout in the classroom at Central Art! Bring Your Own Supplies and Snacks (BYOSS) and prepare to geek out and sketch it up with Matt and other fellow artists/comic enthusiasts!

This is

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Build Your Sumi Painting Skills with Yuming Zhu!

"Painting Your Surroundings In Sumi Style" Workshop!

“Painting Your Surroundings in Sumi Style” One-day Sumi Painting Workshop with Yuming Zhu Location: Central Art When: Sunday Feb. 11th, 2018 Time: 9:30am – 3:30pm Fee: $95 (Pre-registration required. Payment required to make reservation. Call 541-773-1444 or visit Central Art to register.) One-day Sumi Painting Workshop. All levels are welcome. Bring a lunch. Painters new to sumi-e, and those experienced in East Asian watercolor painting will be introduced and encouraged to look at the “world” in a different artistic perspective. This workshop will concentrate on learning how to see your surroundings and express your feelings in Sumi style. We will paint landscapes, (from photos you have), daily items, vegetables, breads, flowers and anything you like in your daily life in traditional and expressive Sumi style. Energetic strokes and unique, expressive composition will be emphasized. We will use sumi ink to paint on Sprinkle Gold paper,

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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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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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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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Win A $100 Art Materials Gift Card

Central Art & NAMTA (International Art Materials Association) Need Your Help!

Win A $100 Art Materials Gift Card

Central Art is a member of International Art Materials Association (NAMTA) and together in November we are conducting the tri-annual Artist and Art Materials Survey in USA and Canada. We want you to participate and as you’ll see below there are several benefits to completing the survey:

You become eligible to win one of five $100 art supply store gift certificates that can be redeemed at our store, or any NAMTA Member Retailer. Your input will help artist organizations, art schools, and others serve you better. You’ll be heard because the survey results provide feedback to art material retailers and makers of art supplies across the USA and Canada.

Just click here and take the survey and take advantage of the items above.

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Create A Unique & Beautiful Gift For The Artist In Your Life!

Drawing with Posca Pens at Central Art

Create A Unique & Beautiful Gift For The Artist In Your Life!

Mugs & Coasters with Posca Pens at Central Art:

centralartsupply.com, 101 N. Central Ave., Medford, Oregon

Don’t miss out on this fun and engaging 1-hour mini art workshop, exclusively at Central Art!

When: Wednesday, Nov. 8th, 2017

Location: Central Art

Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm Fee: $7.50*

*Pre-registration required for all workshops. Space is limited to 12 students maximum. Payment is required at time of registration.

http://www.centralartsupply.com/events-and-classes

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Central Art & Faber-Castell Present A One-Of-A-Kind Workshop With Don Colley!

Central Art Supply, Medford, Oregon

 

Saturday, November 11th, 2017 “Creating A Rich Drawing” with Artist Don Colley Where: Central Art Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Fee*: $20 (*Pre-registration required. Payment required at time of registration)

– Please bring your own sketchbook and drawing supplies (We will have a list of supplies that Don uses available)

– Free product samples for attendees!

Don Colley, one of Faber-Castell’s celebrated instructors and a graduate of University of Texas in Austin will be holding a drawing and illustration demo as well as sketch-out event at Central Art in Medford on Saturday, November 11th, from 1pm – 4pm.

Armed with his signature vintage journals and a vest stuffed to the brim with

Faber-Castell products, Don will focus on showing you techniques and how to use Faber-Castell products. Don’t miss his tips and techniques of drawing, his passion for sketching life around him and discussing

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