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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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Introduction to Chinese Characters

Art Presence Art Center welcomes the Year of the Rooster by hosting Introduction to Chinese Characters, an audio-visual presentation by Sarah Svinth. Learn 20-25 traditional Chinese characters! 1:00pm on Saturday, February 18, 2017.

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Feb-March 2016 Artsy Events in Long Beach, Astoria, OR & Ilwaco, WA

Asian New Year Celebration

February 8th to 22nd, 2016

Visit the World Kite Museum for the opening celebration for the 2015 Year of the Sheep on Friday, February 20th.

Celebrate Asian New Year and see the expansive collection on display.

Click here for more information.

Stay two nights and get the third night FREE!

Good for dates through 5/26/16.

Not valid with any other special, offer or discount.

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Winter Storms Now Happening

Visiting the Long Beach Peninsula during a storm is quite popular for these reasons:

~ Wave action photos at Waikiki Beach ~ Beach-combing finds are best after a good storm ~ Watch the storm from your Chautauqua condo unit in front of the toasty fireplace

Chautauqua’s visitor tips for the Long Beach Peninsula

Now on our Facebook page, a daily visitor tip every day

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Chinese New Year 2016: FREE Origami Class!

Join us for a free Origami paper folding class on Sat, Feb 27, 2016 from 11:30am–2:30 pm. Bring the kids and learn for yourself that Origami is Folding Fun!

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Chinese New Year Activities to Look Forward to in Jacksonville

Chinese New Year activities and presentations for Jacksonville Oregon's February 8th celebration of Chinese New Year

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February – March Events at Art Presence Art Center

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Please join us for an artist reception on Friday, February 8 from 5 – 7 pm!

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Where the Magic Happens: Bandon Arts & Culture Club

Bandon Arts and Culture Club. Photo by Geneva Miller.

Bandon Arts and Culture Club offers after school enrichment for Bandon’s middle school students. Now in its third year, the program is filled to capacity with students on a waiting list. The club is supported financially by grants and donations and benefits from dedicated volunteers. Harbor Lights Principal Deborah Greenfield encouraged Affatati to launch the program for students who were not interested in sports or other extracurricular activities then offered at the school.

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Where the Magic Happens: Bandon Arts & Culture Club

Bandon Arts and Culture Club offers after school enrichment for Bandon’s middle school students. Now in its third year, the program is filled to capacity with students on a waiting list. The club is supported financially by grants and donations and benefits from dedicated volunteers. Harbor Lights Principal Deborah Greenfield encouraged Affatati to launch the program for students who were not interested in sports or other extracurricular activities then offered at the school.

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Dragons and Art for Chinese New Year 2012 in Jacksonville

Chinese New Year's Parade, Jacksonville 2012

Last year I spoke with Tami Lohman, art teacher to the elementary students at St Mary’s School, about a show of her student’s work at the GoodBean. When it came down to the final preparations, she had to step aside as her kids got the gig to create dragons for this year’s parade, and Betsy Moore, who teaches the kids in grades 8-12, got the space for her St Mary’s High School art students instead. Naturally I was thrilled to see beautiful hearts galore from Betsy’s students come in to hang on the walls, and was really looking forward to seeing the dragons created and performed by Tami’s younger kids.

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