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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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Emotional Power in a Figurative Painting Workshop

Emotional Power in a Figurative Painting Workshop

| FINAL CALL |

Only two openings remaining at…

MAY 16 – 18 IN EUGENE, OREGON

Don’t wait any longer! Registration closes May 1!

Register now to secure one of the final two openings in this

workshop! What makes a great painting connect so powerfully with the viewer? And as artists, how can we create works that are increasingly effective and emotionally impacting?

Study with renowned artist Ron DiCianni for this two day hands-on painting workshop in exploration of this fascinating topic. Plus, enjoy an evening (Thurs, May 16) with Ron as he tells his story and expounds on his vast experiences in the role of art and faith in culture spanning four decades. EMOTIONAL POWER – IN A FIGURATIVE PAINTING

Masterpiece and Pacific Rim Guild Members Discount: $295 Registration Fee: $325

Lodging: Pacific Rim Art Guild (Eugene faith based art guild) offers host housing or dorm

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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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Reminder: Poets & Painters Workshop Nov 11 - Register Now!!

Poets & Painters & Pie workshop with Anna Elkins and Mindy Carpenter at Pennington Farms, Applegate Vallte Valley, November 11, 2017

Hello creative friend! I hope this finds you very well on this cozy fall day. 🍁🍂 I’m writing today to let you know that the next Poets & Painters (& Pie) Workshop is coming up right around the corner. Last one of 2017…hope you can join us! This time it’s at the charming historic Pennington Farms Bakery in the Applegate. This is a fun inspiring day of writing & painting, pie indulging & coffee sipping. Anna Elkins leads you through a freestyle writing & poetry exercise (hint: it will involve pie) & I will guide us through a still life painting of…you guessed it, pie, seasonal flora & vintage props. If you haven’t been to Pennington Farms, the entire surrounding is a painting waiting to happen. Inspiration everywhere! And workshop promise: you will leave with a finished painting. ❤️🎨 Please email: [email protected] to hold your spot. Treat yourself to a

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Sea & Sky Painting Workshop with Mindy Carpenter

Bermuda, by Mindy Carpenter

I’m looking up at the sky today thinking I’ll never take the color blue for granted again! I’ve been mulling a Sea & Sky workshop for some time and now seemed like the perfect moment. Time to celebrate the ocean or lakes many of us have fled to recently and appreciate those white cotton balls in the clean clear sky.

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