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November 2018 Art Du Jour Newsletter

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Art du Jour Gallery | 213 E. Main Street, Medford, OR 97501

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Guided Instruction To Make Your Drawing & Painting Skills Stronger!

JUST PAINT! ...and make your efforts count! 2-Day Workshop with Instructor Cheryl Magellen When: Saturday and Sunday, July 28 and 29 Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm with one hour lunch break Media/Focus: Oil, acrylic, or pastel • All subjects from realism to abstraction

 

JUST PAINT! …and make your efforts count! 2-Day Workshop with Instructor Cheryl Magellen When: Saturday and Sunday, July 28 and 29 Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm with one hour lunch break Media/Focus: Oil, acrylic, or pastel • All subjects from realism to abstraction Fee: $120 for both days All skill levels • Absolute beginners welcome! • Minimum: 6 Maximum: 12 students Let’s pay special attention to design and composition, and then we can work together to improve our technical skills, focusing on values, color choices, edge treatments, and personal style to arrive at a suitable degree of finish. This workshop is meant to be a hands-on event, tailored to the specific needs of each artist. Participants who register early and email Cheryl before July 20 will receive a special program of study geared specifically to their skill level and area of focus. This will be like having a

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Palette Knife Painting with Silvia Trujillo May 19, 2018

Last year’s palette knife class was such a huge success that I’m offering it again!

If you’ve never tried painting with a knife, it’s a whole new experience. Knife painting is very freeing – particularly for those of you who would like to loosen up a bit with your acrylic or oil paintings. You will achieve a richness of texture and color like no other. It’s a great way to explore your medium, expand your art language, and create something new, fresh, and different.

Saturday, May 19, 10:00 am–4:00 pm

Palette Knife Painting Acrylic/Oil Discover the technique and secrets of applying paint directly onto canvas using a palette knife. With thorough instruction by Silvia Trujillo, you will develop skills that will enhance your work in value, design, and color harmony by adding luscious texture and rich color that will make your piece breathtaking. MEMBERS $65, NON-MEMBERS

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Rogue Gallery

2018 Celtic Celebration at Rogue Gallery: Margaret Stermer-Cox, Watercolor, Irish Breakfast Tea

On St. Patrick’s Day, the Rogue Gallery will host a special evening event featuring Celtic art, music, and Irish food.

Musicians and choral groups will perform traditional Irish music. The evening also includes a singing competition of the best rendition of the song “Danny Boy”. A special Celtic themed art show by Rogue Gallery artists’ members will be on display from March 14 through March 22, 2018.

The Celtic culture has a long and rich tradition in music and art. The Rogue Gallery & Art Center celebrates the art of the Celts with music and art. Music performers include Pat O’Scannell and the choral group Blarney Tones. On display will be an Irish themed art show that includes acrylic, oil, and watercolor paintings as well as photography and collages. Realistic interpretations and abstraction of Celtic themes are reflected in the diverse work. The evening also includes

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A Invitation from Silvia Trujillo to Paint en Plein Air!

Paschal's Winery plein air painting by Silvia Trujillo

Hello there artist friends,

Now that summer is coming to an end, here’s a chance to sharpen your painting skills and enjoy the remaining warmth before Fall and Winter set in. Hosted by the Rogue Gallery, a workshop in plein air painting is being offered for beginners to advanced artists who would like to learn more about atmospheric perspective, how light effects color, and how to compare values for accuracy. We will be painting Table Rock and Rogue River at a location near Tou Velle Park in Medford on Sat, Sept 23 from 10am -4pm. I promise a fun and informative time for all… join us if you can 😉

Also coming up is a plein air workshop hosted by The Lassen Art Center in Shingletown, CA. This location is at the base of Lassen National Park which is a great place to visit

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Figure Drawing Workshop with Bobbi Baldwin

Figure Drawing Workshop with Bobbi Baldwin at Central Art Supply, July 7, 2017

HUMAN FIGURE DEMONSTRATION AND LECTURE In Charcoal & Oil Paint (Including Hands and Feet!) Figure Drawing Workshop with Bobbi Baldwin FRI. JULY 7, 2017 10:00am – 1:00pm in the Classroom at Central Art $20 per person

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March 2017 at Art du Jour Gallery

Queen Print by Doug Wallace at Art du Jour Gallery Salon March 2017

March 2017 at Art du Jour Gallery

Doug Wallace’s Eclectic Art, Connie Fribance’s Oils, and “Discovering Southern Oregon” Contest Art on Display!

During March 2017 at Art du Jour Gallery, we continue our presentation of guest artist Doug Wallace’s eclectic realm of Byzantine queens and mythical maidens. “Looking back down the tunnel of time,” Doug says, “scrolling through the historical archives of what has interested me artistically for most of my life, I always find a bit of the fantastic in all that I do…and nothing is ever completely realistic.”

His art eludes conventional description. “The inspirational references for my paintings are many: Gothic, Pre-Raphaelite, Byzantine, religious icons, mythology, fairytales, book illustrators, and dreams. Surrealism has also played a part in my creative thinking.” He says, however, that if he were forced to categorize his paintings, he might call them “Eclectic Romanticism, or Theatrical Gothic.”

Roses by

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Still Life

Still Life with Squash, Oil on Linen, 28″ x 30″ Winter Geraniums, Oil on Panel, 20″ x 24″Filed under: painting, Paintings, Still Life, Uncategorized Tagged: art, fine art, oil, sarah f burns, squash, still life

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Wedding Flowers

   Filed under: Flowers, Paintings, Still Life, Uncategorized Tagged: 2015, art, fine art, floral, flowers, oil, oil painting, painting, Sarah burns, sarah f burns, work of sarah f burns

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Pear Still Life

I’m moving inside, thinking about still life and figurative work now that the weather is too cold for landscape painting.  Filed under: painting, Paintings, Still Life, Uncategorized Tagged: 2015, art, oil, painting, Pear, sarah f burns, still life, work of sarah f burns

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