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Fun: It is About Drawing For The Joy Of It

Fun:  Something that brings pleasure, enjoyment or entertainment (noun). Happy New Year! Hi!  I realized a couple of days ago that I had yet to post to my blog this 2019!  Goodness gracious and happy new year!  And, why am I so slow? Drawing Too Important To Be Fun? I also had a thought that […]

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Fun: It is About Drawing For The Joy Of It

Fun:  Something that brings pleasure, enjoyment or entertainment (noun). Happy New Year! Hi!  I realized a couple of days ago that I had yet to post to my blog this 2019!  Goodness gracious and happy new year!  And, why am I so slow? Drawing Too Important To Be Fun? I also had a thought that […]

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Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art Winter 2019

Color and Value Kristen ONeill

Art Classes!

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Click on any picture to reach our website class signup page. We now have two levels of pricing for classes. Museum members receive a $5 discount on all classes this year. To become a member or to renew a membership: Click here

Sketching 101 with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, Jan. 26 1 – 4 pm

Improve your sketching skills. Learn mark-making techniques, and how to draw a 3D object from real life. We will have sketching exercises in this class to practice and will learn about black & white sketches, value sketching, negative space and more. All materials are provided. $30/Members, $35/Non-Members. All materials provided.

Creative Idea Generator with Karen O’Brien Saturday, Feb 2 10:30

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February 2019 at Art du Jour

The Potter's Hands by Roy Musitelli. Image provided by the artist

Photo by Roy Musitelli

Art du Jour Gallery 213 E. Main Street Medford, OR 97501 (541) 770-3190 (Tues – Sat., 10-4)

Upcoming in February 2019:

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford will be exhibiting the fine art paintings of Carl Seybodt as guest artist in the Salon through February and March, while AdJ member Roy Musitelli will be featured artist. (www.facebook.com/ArtduJourGallery).

Guest Artist Carl Seyboldt

Carl Seyboldt is one of those people who knows that, while nothing is easy, and nothing is free, nothing is impossible either. A free-lance illustrator, fine artist and adjunct professor at Rogue Community College. Carl both teaches and uses what he learned at Art Center, now in Pasadena, California and through his life experiences to fashion not just his own profession, but to help students plan theirs as well. He strives always to keep

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Pattern And Watercolor Painting “Lighthouse, D9”

Pattern: it is about repeating lines, colors, shapes, values and sizes in a painting. Reviewing Work For A Portfolio. I have been preparing a portfolio of my work for submission to the online literary magazine Cascadia Subduction Zone.  In the process, I was looking at some of my works that I haven’t thought about in […]

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Pattern And Watercolor Painting “Lighthouse, D9”

Pattern: it is about repeating lines, colors, shapes, values and sizes in a painting. Reviewing Work For A Portfolio. I have been preparing a portfolio of my work for submission to the print literary magazine Cascadia Subduction Zone.  In the process, I was looking at some of my works that I haven’t thought about in […]

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Meaning in Painting? Regarding Still Life With Rabbit and Egg

The “Meaning” Question. A fellow artist, Sandra Neary, asked me about the meaning of this still life composition.  In particular, why is the egg larger than the rabbit? Dinosaur Egg & Pygmy Rabbit? Well, all sorts of silly responses bounced around my head.  For instance, what if the egg were a dinosaur egg and the […]

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Research: Links to Articles On How to Simplify

Research, that is to say my investigation and study into what it means to “simplify” a design in drawing and painting. Building A Knowledge Base. Hi!  Over the past few months, I’ve been looking for articles on the topic of simplification.  That is, I’ve been trying to find out what simplification is all about.  You […]

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Painting & WSO Traveling Exhibition In Carlton, OR

Wallow Gallery, Carlton OR Greetings!  I am pleased to say that my watercolor painting “Three Minute Egg V11”, is now showing in the Wallow Gallery, Carlton, OR. You see, it is one of the 20 award winning paintings from the Watercolor Society of Oregon’s (WSO) Spring 2018 Experimental Exhibition.  And, WSO has a traveling show consisting […]

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A Clown: More Than A Smiling Face

But, still, a smiling clown can be good! Clowns Popped In My Head. Hi!  Lately, I’ve been doing some small studies of clowns.  Why clowns?  I don’t know.  They popped into my head this past May and I keep coming back to them. Research Time. So, after a few drawings, I thought it might be […]

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