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Plein Air Convention in Monterey

I have been invited to be an instructor again at the 3rd annual Plein Air Convention during the week of April 7-11, 2014  in Monterey California.   This is the largest convention for outdoor painters, and I encourage plein air painters everywhere to come to the convention.  And if you are a “The Grand View” viewer or member attending the Convention, I invite you to paint with me on location during the week. Last year, I painted this painting en plein air called “The Tides at Asilomar” of the ocean near Monterey, California. If you are interested in attending, contact for…

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Create Appealing Compositions ~ As Easy as Phi 1.638

Golden Mean, The Divine Proportion, Golden Ratio, PHI = 1.618 The ability to create appealing compositions is at the heart of painting original pieces of art.  Though there is very little written about the Golden Ratio, artists who can powerfully work with  the Golden Mean in their compositions are able to create pleasing original paintings.  The Golden Section or Ratio is found everywhere  ~ in the design and beauty of nature and human beings, and it is also found in paintings that are composed with an essence of proportion that allows viewers to feel a sense of harmony. The Divine Proportion was…

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Cartooning 1 for ages 8-12 at Rogue Gallery & Art Center!

Cartooning 1

with Ted Helard

Ages 8-12

Saturdays, Sept. 15, 22, Oct. 6, 13; 10:00 – 11:30am

(4 weeks- no class 9/29) $70 members/$85 non- members

Explore the exciting world of cartooning! Armed with pencils, markers and paper; invent and bring your own cartoon characters to life while expanding your artistic skills. Awaken your inner storyteller and create!

Register online: Please register by this Friday- September 7th! Space is limited! Discounts and scholarships are available! Call (541)772-8118 for more info!

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center provides quality art education to inspire and build life-long interest in the arts. Classes are taught by experienced artist educators in our professional art studio and high quality art materials are provided.

For more info:

Rogue Gallery & Art Center 40 S. Bartlett Street, Medford, OR 97501 (541)772-8118


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SOAR Welcomes Steven LaRose to the Visual Artists Directory!

The Insects of Ambition, Acrylic on Panel by Steven LaRose, 2012

Steven LaRose (b. 1963, Seattle, WA) lives, works and teaches in Talent, OR from his studio, Atelier LaRose. He received his MFA from the Claremont Graduate University, and a BFA from Whitman College. He has had solo exhibitions in Seattle, Chicago, Los Angeles, Portland, and Ashland. His work has been discussed in the Los Angeles Times, ARTnews, The New Art Examiner, and The Chicago Tribune.

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Visual Art Journaling Clinic

Elaine Frenett Visual Art Journaling Instructor

Inviting you to Elaine Frenett’s newest journaling opportunity! And it’s all about YOU!! Once a month, on the Third Friday of every month, she’ll do a quick demo and the remainder of the “clinic” time will be for helping you with YOUR journals and answering any questions you have. She’ll bring along extra materials from the demo for you all to try out – – and we’ll enjoy the focus of once a month journaling together, catching up and perhaps learning a wealth of new techniques and ideas from one another. Do come join her!!

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Art Educators Needed for 2012 catalogue of classes

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is accepting proposals from arts educators and instructors for 2012. Please contact Education Director Brooke Nuckles Gentekos for a proposal form. Email: [email protected] Phone: (541)772-8118 extension 301 or stop by the Rogue Gallery & Art Center, 40 S. Bartlett St. in Medford for info!

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Norm Rossignol

Norm Rossignol has been painting watercolors since the early 1980’s. He began painting here in the Rogue Valley in 2002. He has presented demonstrations at various shows and functions throughout the area. He is also a current member of: Rogue ……

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Norm’s Water Color Classes

We have been very busy at the store. Our classroom has been busy with watercolor classes by Norm Rossignol, with both beginners and intermediate watercolor students. We are happy that Norm has added a drawing, and pastel class to his … Continue r…

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