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Show Your Paper Call For Artists- Woman Made Gallery

Show Your Paper Exhibition Dates: Sept. 20 – Oct. 19, 2019 Entry Due Date: July 11, 2019 Juror: Kathryn Markel CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT WORK https://womanmadegallery.submittable.com/submit

Show Your Paper Exhibition Dates: Sept. 20 – Oct. 19, 2019 Entry Due Date: July 11, 2019 Juror: Kathryn Markel

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT WORK https://womanmadegallery.submittable.com/submitExhibition description: Open to artists who use paper as their substrate or primary medium. Works made on or of paper may include (but are not limited to) painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, collage, cut paper, paper constructions. All media on paper will be considered.

The application fee for our juried exhibitions is $30 for up to three images of work, plus one detail image if necessary. A limited number of artists who experience financial hardship may be exempt from paying the entry fee; please send us an email to request a fee waiver:[email protected] All applicants should submit an artist’s statement about their body of work. Accepted artworks must not exceed 72″ horizontally and must not have been previously shown at WMG.

Juror: Kathryn Markel, Principal,

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Making Small Pictures of Seashells

Making pictures, as in to form, shape, bring about or create a picture.  Small Studies. It’s the season of “smalls” – that is drawing small studies on a regular basis. Though, truthfully, I am working on a medium size watercolor painting in my “Three Minute Egg” series.  However it is taking a while.  And, when […]

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Goats: Father & Daughter

Hi! Recently, my younger sister Dorothy sent me some images of artwork by my Dad, artist John Stermer.  And, the drawings and painting included goats. So, on my Father’s Facebook page (John Stermer Fine Art), I shared some of the goats.  They are so much fun to look at.  And, one of my friends thought […]

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Plein Air at Lone Ranch with Silvia Trujillo May 4th

Plein Air at Lone Ranch with Silvia Trujillo Beginning through advanced painters welcome Saturday May 4th, 9am-3pm

Experience painting and drawing in the great outdoors. Enjoy painting the beautiful surroundings of Alpacas at Lone Ranch in Eagle Point, Oregon. Landscape artist Silvia Trujillo will guide you in depicting the beauty of the landscape, creating interesting compositions, and capturing a moment in time.

Contact The Rogue Gallery & Art Center to register

Register by Phone (541) 772-8118 during our business hours Tue – Fri 10 – 5, Sat 11 – 3 Online registration: https://www.roguegallery.org/register.pl

website: http://silviatrujillo.com blog: http://silviatrujillo.com/blog/

Painting in Watercolor Society of Oregon Spring Exhibition

An invitation to see painting “Three Minute Egg #12” as one of 80 water-media paintings in the WSO Spring 2019 Experimental Exhibition! About the Exhibition. Greetings!  I am happy to say that my painting “Three Minute Egg #12” is showing in the Watercolor Society of Oregon’s Spring 2019 Experimental Exhibition.   My painting is one of […]

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Busy But Still Drawing My Favorite Things

It has been a busy year so far!  I have been doing some volunteer work with the Watercolor Society of Oregon, for example.  Plus, I took artist Sarah F. Burns‘ “Anatomy for Artists” drawing class.  The class was intense, challenge and wonderful; a good learning experience. But, no matter how busy I get, I keep […]

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Celtic Art Show 2019 and Irish Breakfast Tea #2

Celtic: Referring to Northwest Europe where Celtic culture and language survive. Annual Celtic Celebration. Greetings! It is that time again.  That is, it is almost time for the Rogue Gallery and Art Center’s Celtic Celebration’s Art Show in Medford, OR.  Not surprisingly, the Celtic Celebration coincides with St. Patrick’s Day.  The Celtic Celebration is also […]

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Free Drawing Demo at Central Art March 28th

Lupe Galvan Free Drawing Demonstration Thursday, March 28, 2019 Time: 1:30pm-3:30pm Where: Classroom at Central Art Fee: FREE (Pre-registration required)

Enjoy a 2-hour Demo Presented by Lupe Galvan, MFA This March!

 

Lupe Galvan Free Drawing Demonstration

Thursday, March 28, 2019

 

Time: 1:30pm-3:30pm

Where: Classroom at Central Art

Fee: FREE (Pre-registration required)

 

In this free demo, Lupe will cover how to draw a head/face and then demonstrate the use of a limited color palette on toned paper. Techniques shown will include using a measuring system and landmarks to draw a face, and how using a limited color palette can actually be beneficial in understanding color and creating color harmony.

Call 541-773-1444 to pre-register, as space is limited. Learn more about Lupe’s art and career by visiting https://www.lupegalvan.com 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

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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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