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Join The Excitement & Discover Daniel Smith Primatek Colors!

NEW WC Workshop! Great Blue Heron with Daniel Smith Primatek Colors! Watercolor Exploration Workshop Series with Katrina Meister When: Thursday, September 19, 2019 Where: Central Art Time: 2pm - 5pm Fee: $45 *Space is limited. Pre-registration required. Payment is required at time of registration. Katrina has teamed up with Central Art to create the Watercolor Exploration Workshop Series! Each class is focused on supplies or techniques, all materials are included in the cost of the class, and you will have some to take home to continue on your own! Our next will be using some of Daniel Smith's Primatek colors, paints made from ground stones and minerals, they have a great granular quality! We'll be painting a beautiful Great Blue Heron in this workshop! Contact Katrina 541-601-7221 for more information, and call or stop by Central Art 541-773-1444 to sign up!

 

NEW WC Workshop! Great Blue Heron with Daniel Smith Primatek Colors! Watercolor Exploration Workshop Series with Katrina Meister

When: Thursday, September 19, 2019 Where: Central Art Time: 2pm – 5pm Fee: $45 *Space is limited. Pre-registration required. Payment is required at time of registration.

Katrina has teamed up with Central Art to create the Watercolor Exploration Workshop Series! Each class is focused on supplies or techniques, all materials are included in the cost of the class, and you will have some to take home to continue on your own!

Our next will be using some of Daniel Smith’s Primatek colors, paints made from ground stones and minerals, they have a great granular quality! We’ll be painting a beautiful Great Blue Heron in this workshop!

Contact Katrina 541-601-7221 for more information, and call or stop by Central Art 541-773-1444 to sign up!

Pre-registration is required. Payment is

required

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JCAA presents A Workshop With Deborah Dawson

JOSEPHINE COUNTY ARTISTS ASSOCIATION presents A Workshop With Deborah Dawson

October 21 9:30 – 3:30

October 22 9:30 – 1:30

Location:

The Bear Hotel

2101 Spalding Ave Grants Pass, OR

Cost: $75 for both days ( non-refundable after October 3 )

**There is a minimum of 10 participants needed to hold the

workshop.

The focus of the workshop will be helping you improve your landscape paintings. All media is welcome, except oil, which is not permitted at the Bear Hotel. Join us for a fun 2 days of painting with Deborah.

To register: Send a check for the full amount of the workshop to:

Josephine County Artists Association PO Box 1275

Grants Pass, OR 97528

You can also register at the September and October JCAA meetings.

For more information or questions:

505 402-4766 or [email protected]

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Silvia Trujillo’s Artistic Direction Class at Scrappy Craft

Artistic Direction Class with Silvia Trujillo at Scrappy Craft September 2019

Hello artistic students and friends, I’m excited to let you know about a new weekly class that will be starting next week (see below for all the details). Plus, the Rogue Gallery is hosting my plein air workshop taking place this Saturday at the lovely Alpaca Ranch in Eagle Point! Besides all that, I’ve been taking great pleasure in plein air painting out and about in this wonderful weather! Thanks to a couple of new students, I have discovered a few more gorgeous locations. Let me know if your interested in joining us. These excursions are not pre-planned, but more or less are decided within a few days of meeting. *attached are some recent works Looking forward to seeing you soon, silvia Title: ” Artistic Direction “ ​Location: Artist Attic /Scrappy Craft Phoenix, OR Description: A class for all painting and drawing media; all skill levels welcome! With a

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Saturday Campfire Chat – The Artist Inspiration with Stefan Baumann

Saturday Campfire Chat - The Artist Inspiration with Stefan Baumann

“No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did he would cease to be an artist” -Oscar Wilde Inspiration After one of coldest winters that we have ever experienced at The Grand View Ranch, the snow has finally melted. The days are getting longer and the sunsets are brighter than ever. We have spent all day gathering the fallen wood that broke off the trees when the snow fell. It is the perfect size of wood for burning when we have our first weekly gathering around the campfire and my friends, some artists, and some art collectors get together to discuss art and the meaning of life. It’s Time The evening sky turns from cadmium yellow to magenta with a magnificent display of spring light that transitions our day into darkness. A blanket of stars begins to appear

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Winter 2019 Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Fractured Flowers with Linda Dunn TWO DIFFERENT DATES OFFERED: Saturday, Mar. 9 or Thursday, Mar. 14 1 - 4 pm at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Art Classes!

Visit our Website

Click on any picture to reach our website class signup page. We now have two levels of pricing for classes. Museum members receive a $5 discount on all classes this year. To become a member or to renew a membership: Click here

ALMOST FULL: Creative Idea Generator with Karen O’Brien Saturday, Feb 2 10:30 am – 1 pm

Play generates ideas and constraints make things interesting. They send you in new directions and bypass inhibitions. The assignment is to make a figure. Any kind of figure. Or more than one! The more you do, the more ideas you will generate for bigger projects like dolls, drawings, paintings, and sculpture. This is a chance to engage deeply and freely with your imagination

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Fall 2018 Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum

fall 2018 classes at grants pass museum

Art Classes! Visit our Website Click on any picture to reach our website class signup page. Color Theory – Still Life with Bobbi Baldwin Friday, 9/21 & Sat. 9/22 10:30 am – 4 pm This class will work from a still life. We will study the effects of light and shadow, exploring the temperatures of light and how lights influence what we paint. It is a must have class for all artists. Bobbi will describe and demonstrate the anatomy of light and shadow. All mediums are welcome (except oil paint). $150. 3D Zentangle with Cindy Hernandez Saturday, Oct. 6 1 – 4 pm Learn Zentangle designs with certified Zentangle instructor, Cindy Hernandez. Then create fun and flexible 3D art with them. Zentangle is a creative doodling process where there are no mistakes, and fantastic looking designs are easily repeatable. $35. All materials included. Color Mixing with Kristen O’Neill Saturday,

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Kids Summer 2018 Art Classes at GP MOA

Kids Summer Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Art Classes for Adults and Kids! Visit our Website Adult Summer Art Classes! SoulBook Gathering Experience with Candy Rosenberg Saturday, July 21st 10:30 – 4:30 Spend the day creating your own personal Soul Book using a vast variety of crafting goodies, paper, paint, stencils, magazine cutouts, collage print outs, flowers, embellishments, ribbon and so much more. We supply all the tools, adhesive and everything you need to construct your own book. We only ask that you bring a few personal items, such as, printed out photos of yourself, loved ones, favorite quotes, personal items that are fitting for your book. The Soul Book is all about exploring what your soul needs and to have a place to look back on to remind you of this. Candy Rosenberg is a private life coach and professional artist that will be instructing the class and doing her Soul Works program while you

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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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Poets & Painters & Cakes!

Poets & Painters & Cakes Workshop

Hello, Southern Oregon friends! This soggy January day seemed a good time to think of something sweet on the near horizon & so…Mindy Carpenter & I are happy to announce another Poets & Painters workshop at Pennington Farms …this time featuring their decadent cakes! At our last workshop at Pennington’s, we spied some swanky cakes beneath glass cloches & decided that we wanted to paint (& eat!) them, too. Here’s one of Mindy’s delightful cake paintings: ​ In addition to your spacious painting time, I will give you an easy prompt for crafting a poem inspired by the confections. Zero pressure! And you do not have to read anything aloud. This workshop is more like a “playshop”; it’s all about having fun 🙂 So grab a friend (or a Valentine!) and come play with us: When: Saturday, February 10 from 11-3 pm Where: Pennington Farms | 11341 Williams Highway |

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Pastel Landscape Painting Class with Janis Ellison : Rivers and Rocks

Pastel Landscape Painting Class with Janis Ellison : "On the River" pastel painting by Janis Ellison. Join me for an exciting 4 week session chock full of painting tips and techniques to improve your paintings or help you get started in Pastel, starting January 4, 2016

Pastel Landscape Painting Class with Janis Ellison : Rivers and Rocks

Join me for an exciting 4 week session chock full of painting tips and techniques to improve your paintings or help you get started in Pastel! Learn techniques in this pastel landscape painting class with Janis Ellison to make your water paintings come alive with movement and color!

Take this opportunity to follow your passion!

From your original concept, you will be provided with step by step demonstrations and manuals to help you take away the tools you need to complete paintings. Individual Coaching at the easel and weekly demonstrations will set you up for success in a fun, inspiring, creative learning environment!

All Levels Welcome!

Ready to simplify your approach and focus on a direct approach to painting? During this session we will begin with a toned surface using a dry application method in Pastel.

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