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Ongoing 4-Week Sessions with Pastel Instructor Janis Ellison at Central Art

Focus On Design In Pastel Painting with Janis Ellison at Central Art classroom

 

Focus On Design In Pastel Painting

 

Instructor: Janis Ellison Where: Central Art classroom When: September 10, 24, October 1, 8, 2018 (Four Monday sessions) Time: 9:30-1:00 Fee: $125.00

 

Learn how shape, color, value, texture and line can influence your choices in composing a painting with good design elements. Join me for ongoing 4-week session classes that include demonstration and individual instruction time at your easel.

 

Register NOW!

541-218-9788

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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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Prepare For Plein Air This Summer with Incredible Savings!

Over the river, through the woods, or right here at home in the beautiful Rogue Valley, inspiration is sure to follow wherever you may roam.

Whether it’s sketching the daily grind of a local coffee shop or capturing the highlights of your camping trip on canvas, Central Art has your best artistic interests at heart. Maybe you’re just getting started, and don’t know your palette knife from your pochade box; we’ll help you climb that mountain.

Taking your act on the road? The possibilities for portable art essentials are endless, but never fear – we’ve thought of everything, and can prepare a “survival kit” just for you!

Take the stress out of planning a plein air getaway knowing Central Art has your creative challenges covered, from street lights to state parks!

-Adam

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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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People’s Choice Pen, Pencil & Pastel Contest Award

People’s Choice Pen, Pencil & Pastel contest

This Third Friday, Art du Jour Gallery Presents People’s Choice Award March brings new featured artists at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main in Medford. During the month of March Peter Coons work will again be the featured in the Salon and Carol and Bob Sharp will be the featured artists on the feature wall. This Third Friday we have booked classical guitarist Rod Petrone March 16th. The artists of Art du Jour are pleased to announce that the winner of our People’s Choice Pen, Pencil & Pastel contest, which also included scratchboard, is Cara Morgan’s stunning entry titled “The King”. Second place in the voting went to Norm Rossignol (left in pic), and third to Margaret Braburn. We would like to thank all who participated.

Cara Morgan’s stunning scratchboard entry took to prize in Art du Jour’s “People’s Choice” Pen. Pencil, and pastel contest. ~ photo by

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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

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A Invitation from Silvia Trujillo to Paint en Plein Air!

Paschal's Winery plein air painting by Silvia Trujillo

Hello there artist friends,

Now that summer is coming to an end, here’s a chance to sharpen your painting skills and enjoy the remaining warmth before Fall and Winter set in. Hosted by the Rogue Gallery, a workshop in plein air painting is being offered for beginners to advanced artists who would like to learn more about atmospheric perspective, how light effects color, and how to compare values for accuracy. We will be painting Table Rock and Rogue River at a location near Tou Velle Park in Medford on Sat, Sept 23 from 10am -4pm. I promise a fun and informative time for all… join us if you can 😉

Also coming up is a plein air workshop hosted by The Lassen Art Center in Shingletown, CA. This location is at the base of Lassen National Park which is a great place to visit

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New Exhibits, Starry Night Benefit Auction at Rogue Gallery & Art Center Sept. 2017

Detail of BECKONING by Linda Elesiya Evans BEGINNING THIS FRIDAY New Exhibit in the Community Gallery Pastel Vistas: Linda Elesiya Evans

September 1–October 6, 2017

Linda Elesiya Evans, MOUNTAIN GLOW, pastel

Reception: Friday, September 15, 5:00-8:00 pm With live music by Craig Evans on keyboard

Phoenix Oregon artist Linda Elesiya Evans oil paintings and pastels reflect her love of the beauty of the Rogue Valley,the coasts, wine country, and mountains. New Exhibit in the Members’ Gallery We have all new artwork from over 40 artists in the Members’ Gallery. Come in and see the art before someone else buys your favorite piece.

Janet Ekholm, CELEBRATION, oil pastel

Janet Ekholm, CELEBRATION, oil pastel

“Starry Night” A Celebration of Art & Friends Rogue Gallery’s 2017 Benefit Auction

Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 5:00 pm at the Rogue Valley Country Club 2660 Hillcrest Road, Medford

Our annual auction is our

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Presenting Southern Oregon Plein Air 2017

Southern Oregon Plein Air 2017 June 28th - July 1st

 

Artist’s Workshop of Southern Oregon and Central Art present Southern Oregon Plein Air 2017 June 28th – July 1st

Central Art is partnering with Artist’s Workshop of Southern Oregon for a very special plein air event this summer! This year we are proud to have as our jurors renowned artists Richard McKinley, www.mckinleystudio.com and Willo Balfrey, www.willobalfrey.com. Together, Richard and Willo will be conducting an optional two day oils and pastels plein air workshop to kick off the event on Monday, June 26th and Tuesday, June 27th. Enrollment is limited to 15 participants.

 

Registration is now open for all who wish to participate in

Southern Oregon Plein Air 2017!

Fees are as follows:

Plein Air Event Only – $65

Plein Air Event & 2 Day Oils & Pastels Workshop Package – $265*

*Workshop included exclusively with Southern Oregon Plein Air 2017. Participants must enroll

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