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Art Extravaganza at Central Art!

Small Business Saturday November 24 2018 Central Art Supply, Medford, Oregon

5th annual Art Extravaganza at Central Art Supply Feb 19 & 20, 2016!

In addition to this weekend’s Art Extravaganza at Central Art Supply, the Rogue Valley’s essential source for everything art offers its 35th anniversary sale now through March 31! Please don’t download/print this pdf just for the coupon…you can go to Central Art’s website to download and print the coupon you see below and more…and to subscribe to their newsletter so future discounts and coupons will be delivered to your mailbox. Visit Central Art Supply now!

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Art Workshops by the Sea Announces Two New Workshops by Encaustic Master Michelle Belto

Michelle Belto, presenter and teacher at the International Encaustic Conference, is coming to Florence, Oregon!Space is limited



Michelle will be teaching two new workshops

Paper + Wax

The Perfect Combination

Encountering Encaustics

October 13, 14


Versatile “Perfect”

Paper Pulp Substrates + Wax

October 15, 16, 17


Take both classes for a big discount $565


In the Oct 13-14 encaustic workshop, you will learn: Dry brush, wet on wet, wash and glazing, masking out, spattering, staining, layering and scraping. The second day includes Mixed Media techniques of transfer, collage, pouring, embedding, foil and gold leaf.


The Oct 15-17 three day combo workshop incluses both paper & encaustic wax. Students will be discovering how paper can be wrapped, glued, embossed, collaged, filled with inclusions and pulp painted and create dimensional paper supports for use in encaustic pieces.


The wax heats up the afternoon

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Kudos to just-published family members!

The most amazing thing happened a few days ago. My cousin, Pulitzer Prize nominee Greg Barrett, has been laboring over his new book since 2010 and it was just released. But here’s the surprise – he included the refrain from a reggae-style song by Lazar (my son, now of Tribal Frequencies, who hold the #1 […]

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New book acknowledges S.Oregon songwriter as inspiration...

The Gospel of Rutba: War, Peace, and the Good Samaritan Story in Iraq, by Greg Barrett

With a Foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Afterward by peace activist Shane Claiborne, The Gospel of Rutba: War, Peace, and the Good Samaritan Story in Iraq is a true story of people from the small desert town of Rutba, Iraq who saved the lives of three American peacemakers when a car wreck nearly killed them on their way out of the country, just days after the Shock and Awe campaign began in 2003 and despite the fact the Rutba General Hospital had been destroyed by bombs just 3 days before. Southern Oregon songwriter Lazar had the honor of a refrain from one of his songs published, along with a thank you for his music, in the book’s acknowledgements.

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Rogue Gallery & Art Center presents: Roni Marsh Dec. 3 & 4!

FUNdamentals of Design & Composition

with Roni Marsh

Saturday & Sunday, December 3 & 4 from 10 AM – 5 PM

Roni Marsh at work

All skill levels welcome!

NEW!!! Register online:

$85 members/ $100 non-members

Individual Annual Memberships start at $35!

Fundamentals of Design and Composition taught by nationally and international award-winning local artist Roni Marsh will be a FUN and informative weekend workshop for painters of all mediums and any skill level to explore and strengthen artistic use of the fundamental building blocks of design and composition. Participants will learn skills to capture and hold the attention of their viewers and build

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