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September 2017 Workshops at Central Art Supply

Creative to the Qor Art Contest at Central Art Supply, Medford, Oregon


(including hands and feet)

Friday, September 8, 2017

*Demo and Lecture will be done in charcoal & oil paint

Where: Central Art Classroom

Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00

Fee: $20 per person

(Please bring a snack if you need one)


Have you ever wondered how artists measure out the human form and what the easiest way is to draw it correctly? Is the structure of hands and feet challenging you as well? This workshop will look in depth at the measurements of the body, limbs, head, hands, and feet.


Bobbi will work in Charcoal and Oil (for color) while she adds to your knowledge base on structure, negative space, and an introduction into her color theories. There will be handouts and the opportunity to ask that question you have been looking for the right answer to! There are so many tips that

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Skies and Clouds with Silvia Trujillo at Rogue Gallery THIS SATURDAY!!

Painting Skies and Clouds workshop with Silvia Trujillo at Rogue Gallery and Art Center, Saturday June 3, 2017

Skies and Clouds with Silvia Trujillo Saturday, June 3,10am-4pm All painting media and skill levels welcome

Discover the importance of skies in a landscape painting. In this class you will explore ways to impart luminosity to skies, strengthen compositions through effective placement of cloud shapes, handle the edges of a cloud, and enhance a mood with the creative use of color.

Silvia Trujillo has over 20 years of teaching experience in painting and drawing. Her work is featured in galleries throughout the west coast and is collected internationally.



New Painting Named by Charles Sampson

New Painting Named by Charles Sampson Artist Eugenia Talbott Adderson with famed pro rodeo Bull Rider Charles Sampson and her painting, Don't Call Me Buttercup

New Painting Named by Charles Sampson

My newest piece, an oil painting of a longhorn bull, was recently entitled, “Don’t Call Me Buttercup!” by 1982 World Champion Bull Rider Charles Sampson. Charles was the first African American cowboy to win a world title in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA). He retired at the Dodge National Circuit Finals in Pocatello, ID, in 1994 and was inducted into the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame in 1996. It was a great honor to meet him, and a greater honor still for him to give me the title for my painting!

“Don’t Call Me Buttercup” with artist Eugenia Talbott and PRCA Hall of Fame Bull Rider Charles Sampson

The original of “Don’t Call Me Buttercup!”—my new painting named by Charles Sampson—was purchased in February 2017. However, prints are now available. Please contact me at [email protected] for more details. Webmistress Hannah

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First Friday Art Walk in Ashland- April 2017

“Flower Girl” photograph by Leonard Lee

Ashland Gallery Association Spotlight Exhibits – April 2017

Art and Soul Gallery

“The Wanderer” Oil Paintings by Diana Wright

Grab your keys and go….from a San Francisco luncheon to sun-drenched Cayucos and then to a cool, mist filled day in Bandon, Oregon, I have marveled at the endless beauty of the world. The landscape renews us, brings us joy and hope in a time filled with anxious thoughts and feelings. Yes, we are sorrowful at the shrinking of the natural world. We stagger at the perils of over civilization, pollution, global warming, the shrinking of animal habitats, the acidification of the oceans, (to name a few), as they loom over our lives in an endless stream of fear. However, the joy of creating seems to transcend my fear. As I paint, I am in prayerful reverence for nature and I hope to communicate love, joy, and transcendent hope.


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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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“Dried Flowers” watercolor by Joan Franklin

Dried Flowers, watercolor by Joan Franklin

Below is a recent painting called “Dried Flowers” Dried Flowers – Watercolor by Joan Franklin

“Dried Flowers” was painted in December during a snowy spell in Southern Oregon. It was too cold to go outside for plein air. And I really enjoy playing around with shapes created by flowers and leaves. Thank you so much for taking a look.

Please stay tuned for my 2017 group shows: May/June – Weisingers; September – Ashland Open Studio Tour; December – Five Friends Holiday Show. Exact dates to be announced.  

More Links: Facebook – Joan Franklin Art Facebook – ZiggyToes


Copyright © 2017 Joan Franklin Art, All rights reserved.

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Angel Art Show , Good Bean Coffee

Audrey, my granddaughter, and I will both be in the “Angel” show at Good Bean Coffee in Jacksonville,Or for the month of December! We will have our first Art Opening together this Saturday, Dec 3rd. She is only 11 years … Continue reading

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Sea Grass

This deep pool reminds me of my first snorkeling experience off the Big Island, Hawaii in Captain Cook Bay.  I had never witnessed the aliveness of a coral reef with it’s vibrant forms and color, not to mention the depths … Continue reading

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Pastel Landscape Painting with Janis Ellison

picture of pastel artist Janis Ellison

Pastel Landscape Painting with Janis Ellison at Central Art Supply. Next class session Sept 5, 26, Oct. 3, 17, 2016: Four Monday classes from 9:30am–1:00pm

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Solstice Bed

While browsing the garden for inspiration, I discovered that the Bamboo I thought I had secured within a deep walled box, had run amok and was vigorously sprouting throughout the adjacent flowers. While snapping them off hoping to at least … Continue reading

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