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Create A Unique & Beautiful Gift For The Artist In Your Life!

Drawing with Posca Pens at Central Art

Create A Unique & Beautiful Gift For The Artist In Your Life!

Mugs & Coasters with Posca Pens at Central Art:

centralartsupply.com, 101 N. Central Ave., Medford, Oregon

Don’t miss out on this fun and engaging 1-hour mini art workshop, exclusively at Central Art!

When: Wednesday, Nov. 8th, 2017

Location: Central Art

Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm Fee: $7.50*

*Pre-registration required for all workshops. Space is limited to 12 students maximum. Payment is required at time of registration.

http://www.centralartsupply.com/events-and-classes

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Central Art & Faber-Castell Present A One-Of-A-Kind Workshop With Don Colley!

Central Art Supply, Medford, Oregon

 

Saturday, November 11th, 2017 “Creating A Rich Drawing” with Artist Don Colley Where: Central Art Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Fee*: $20 (*Pre-registration required. Payment required at time of registration)

– Please bring your own sketchbook and drawing supplies (We will have a list of supplies that Don uses available)

– Free product samples for attendees!

Don Colley, one of Faber-Castell’s celebrated instructors and a graduate of University of Texas in Austin will be holding a drawing and illustration demo as well as sketch-out event at Central Art in Medford on Saturday, November 11th, from 1pm – 4pm.

Armed with his signature vintage journals and a vest stuffed to the brim with

Faber-Castell products, Don will focus on showing you techniques and how to use Faber-Castell products. Don’t miss his tips and techniques of drawing, his passion for sketching life around him and discussing

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Bon Voyage Open House and Art Sale- Franklin Art Express

Joan Franklin Rocky Creek

Links: http://www.joanfranklin.com Facebook – Joan Franklin Art http://www.ZiggyToes.com Our mailing address is:

Joan Franklin Art

615 Talent Avenue #9

Talent, Oregon 97540

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Anna Elkins – Goodness: Past, Present and Future

The Honeylicker Angel, by Anna Elkins (book cover)

Goodness: Past, Present & Future

Autumn is about to officially begin. I look forward to it—not just because it’s my favorite season, but because this has been a summer full of opportunities to remind myself that joy transcends circumstance. My season started with getting a gum graft along all of my lower teeth in June, and it ended with most of my home state of Oregon covered in hazardous smoke from raging forest fires that are finally being doused with rain. But my joy was not in my gums or the air quality, thank goodness! I was grateful when I could chew again, and I looked for a way to support Oregon’s valiant firefighters.

Gratitude and action are my solutions to such seasons. So I thought I’d share a bit of both—celebrating a few points of goodness: past, present, and future.

Past: La Via Poetica

Two years ago,

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Free Ashland Open Studio Tour October 14th and 15th, 2017

Ashland Gallery Association November 2016 Art Exhibits : Ashland Gallery Association aga logo

4th Annual Ashland Open Studio Tour Come Into Our Studios… October 14th & 15th,2017 Free to public

Ashland, Oregon: The Ashland Gallery Association sponsors the Ashland Open Studio Tour. On the weekend of October 14th and 15th the public is invited to tour the studios of the visual artists of this region including Ashland, Phoenix and Talent. On this studio tour, you will find exceptional artwork and have the opportunity to see working studios and works in progress. A great chance to engage with the artists and ask question about their work and individual creative processes.

Demonstrations are scheduled throughout the two-day tour.

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Visit www.ashlandost.com for more information and a map of the participating studios.

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Sketching Main St Railroad Crossing

Sketching On My Mind Yesterday was another lovely January day in Talent, so a sketching trip to the nearby local railroad depot was in order. Look At Light Pattern When considering a place to sit and draw, I look at how light is falling on my would be subject.  It was about an hour before sun down […]

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Drawing Talent: The Gas Station

Bus Stop or Gas Station? Right before Watercolor Society of Oregon convention weekend (see previous post “Painting Size Matters – WSO Conventions Lessons Learned”), I took some time to do another “Drawing Talent” piece.  It was late afternoon.  You could say rush hour, but we don’t have a rush hour in Talent, OR. I had […]

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Drawing Talent: Joe Dunbar Designs & Talent Cafe

Dunbar Designs & Total Picture Draw quick, before they go! Yes, while researching this blog post, I found out that Joe Dunbar Designs & The Total Picture are leaving Talent to set up shop in nearby Medford, OR. Mr. Dunbar has a good following for his custom designed, one of a kind garments. Mr. Dunbar […]

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Overcoming Inertia By Sketching “Funky Fashions”

How I Overcame Inertia This is a story about overcoming inertia and taking action. Have you ever had a moment where you finally overcame inertia?  You acted after thinking about something for, ummm, several months?  You finally do the thing you’ve been talking about doing but haven’t quite done yet?  I had such a moment […]

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Current Painting Still at my Easel … A PEEK AT MY PAINTING IN PROGRESS/Artist Confessions

Ruby Red Original, Sold–(Prints Available) Her Popularity Became the Inspiration for a Sequel ArtworkRuby Red was practically snatched off my easel by a recent client.  The popularity of this painting inspired me to create a sequel painting — A …

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