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Art du Jour November 2018

Hanley Farm-Painting by Debby Fisher showing at Art du Jour. Image proved by artist.

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford, will be presenting Ruth Heath as featured artist, and Debby Fisher continues to have her stunning display as the guest artist exhibit in the Salon. We will also be announcing the winner of our People’s Choice “Furry and Feathery Friends” contest with the top vote getter on display through the month of November.

Ruth Heath featured artist for November

Ruth Heath began painting at 22 after purchasing some Walter Foster instruction books. After moving to Medford with her family from Southern California she found this to be an inspiring place to live, and began painting with watercolors, acrylics and pastels.

Ruth Heath’s art exhibit at Art du Jour is the inspiration of her travels through Europe. Image provided by the artist.

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New Pastel Exhibit, Woodblock Print Workshop at Rogue Gallery

THE GRAND GIANT SEQUOIA - pastel, Marilyn Hurst Reception: Friday, October 19, 5:00-8:00 pm Southern Oregon artist Marilyn Hurst finds inspiration for her paintings in various subjects like a peaceful landscape, beautiful flowers or the character of an old barn. She works primarily in pastel and watercolor.

Detail of ASHLAND CREEK IN AUTUMN – pastel, Marilyn Hurst NEW EXHIBIT IN THE COMMUNITY GALLERY IN THE COMMUNITY GALLERY

Southern Oregon Impressions by Marilyn Hurst

October 5-November 16, 2018

THE GRAND GIANT SEQUOIA – pastel, Marilyn Hurst

Reception: Friday, October 19, 5:00-8:00 pm

Southern Oregon artist Marilyn Hurst finds inspiration for her paintings in various subjects like a peaceful landscape, beautiful flowers or the character of an old barn. She works primarily in pastel and watercolor. ROGUE GALLERY’S 2018 ANNUAL AUCTION Puttin’ on the Glitz Saturday, October 20, 2018, 5pm at the Rogue Valley Country Club 2660 Hillcrest Road, Medford The annual auction is our biggest fundraiser and a great night of fun, food, music and deals!

This special evening includes a cocktail hour, a sit down dinner, swing dancers with music by “Band du Pays Swing” (listen to them HERE>>.

There will be both a live

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Dive Into An Exciting 4 Week Pastel Class

Explorations in Pastel Painting with Janis Lacey Ellison

Dive Into An Exciting 4 Week Pastel Class!

Explorations in Pastel Painting with Janis Lacey Ellison PSA, IAPS/MC, PSWC, PSO, NPS, PSNM, SPS Price: $125.00 Workshop Dates: 5/14/2018 – 6/4/2018 Location: Central Art Classroom Learn a variety of techniques in Pastel to capture color and texture in your paintings. This session will move beyond simple application and teach you techniques to give your paintings texture and color with an impressionistic painterly look and feel. Join me for ongoing 4 week session classes that include demonstration and individual instruction time at your easel. All levels welcome. Next class session May 14, 21, 28, and June 4, 2018. Four Monday sessions from 9:30-1:00 pm. Register with $50.00 deposit, email or call for details. Student supplies materials, supply list available upon registration. CONTACT INFORMATION: Contact: Janis Ellison Email: [email protected] Phone: 541-218-9788 VISIT CENTRAL ART! Inspiration Center Get your creative juices flowing!

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Immerse Yourself In This 3-Day UART Workshop with Susan Kuznitsky

3-Day UART Workshop with Susan Kuznitsky: “The Power is in the Underpainting”

3-Day UART Workshop with Susan Kuznitsky: “The Power is in the Underpainting”

Location: Central Art Supply, Medford, OR Date: Friday April 27 – Sunday April 29 2018 Time: Friday April 27 10:00 am-4:00 pm, Saturday April 28 10:00 am -4:00pm, Sunday April 29 10:00 am -4:00pm Instructor: Susan Kuznitsky Medium: Pastels Skill level: Beginner to advanced Number of Workshop Days: 3 Price: $350.00 Students: 6-12

If you have a solid strong start you can create a strong painting. That is why we will be focusing on the underpainting in this workshop.

There are many ways and many benefits of using an underpainting on UART Premium Sanded Pastel Paper. The type of underpainting depends on the subject and desired end effect. In this workshop we will explore several options. Using strong, vibrant colors but not filling up the tooth of the paper is a great way to create a

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Capturing Light in the Landscape with Pastels

Take Control of Capturing the Light in the Landscape! with Janis Ellison

Don’t miss out on this wonderful pastel landscape series with Janis Ellison!

Take Control of Capturing the Light in the Landscape! with Janis Ellison Dates: January 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th

Time: (Four Monday sessions) 9:30pm – 1:00pm

Fee: $125.00

Location: Central Art Supply classroom

This session will move beyond the basics of color theory and teach you techniques to capture that fleeting sense of light that inspires us to paint.

Join me for ongoing 4 week session classes that include demonstration and Individual Instruction time at your easel.

All levels welcome!

Register now 541-218-9788

www.janisellison.com

[email protected] VISIT CENTRAL ART!

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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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Pastel Painting in a Series, Class with Janis Ellison

Janis Ellison February 2016 Class: Pastel Painting in a Series. Image shown: Winter Blush, pastel painting by Janis Ellison

Janis Ellison February 2016 Class: Pastel Painting in a Series The focus of the next session will be finding what inspires you and creating a series February 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2016 Mondays from 9am-1:00pm, $125.00 Central Art Supply, Medford, Oregon Register Now! www.janisellison.com 541-218-9788

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Pastel Painting with Janis Ellison

Monet, by Janis Ellison

Pastel Classes are now forming with Janis Ellison. Weekly classes designed to teach you simple techniques to create beautiful pastel paintings. Each week the curriculum is designed to focus on different elements of landscape painting and pastel technique. Learn from an accomplished artist and experienced teacher close to home without the cost of traveling to expensive workshops!

Contact Janis Ellison at www.janisellison.com or call 541-218-9788.

Central Arts Supply, Medford

Fridays, 12:00-4:00pm, 2/7, 2/14, 2/28, & 3/14

$125.00 for the four week session, Register with a $25.00 deposit

Janis Ellison is a Master Pastelist who has been a professional artist and teacher for 20 years. She is a signature member of Pastel Society of America, Pastel Society of the West Coast, Pastel Society of Northwest, Sierra Pastel Society, and a Master Pastelist in Pastel Society of Oregon. Galleries in Oregon and California represent her work.

She

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Creative Pastel Painting with Janis Ellison

picture of pastel artist Janis Ellison

Pastel Artist Janis Ellison

Workshop Dates: Fridays; January 10, 17, 24, and 31st Time: 12:00-4:00 pm Location: Central Arts Classroom 101 N Central Ave Medford, OR 97526

Explore Pastel Techniques with Janis and learn to loosen up and explore this exciting medium in the New Year. This session will explore adding texture to create a 3D dimension to your painting and create exciting texture to grasses, water, snow and trees. Information on all aspects of landscape painting with a focus on edge control, calligraphy, and developing your personal concept in your paintings. Demonstrations weekly with individual instruction at the easel in the afternoon. Call or email now to register, artist supplies own materials. Material list available upon registration.

Send 25.00 deposit to secure your place. Many of you have already notified me and are on the list, please confirm your attendance with an email or phone call. Please forward

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Register Now! Beginning Pastel: From the Ground Up with Roni Marsh

Canyon Light by Roni Marsh

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center presents Artist Educator Roni Marsh teaching Beginning Pastel: from the Ground Up, Fridays from 4-7 pm in the RGAC art studio, starting October 14th. REad on for more information…

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