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Central Art & Faber-Castell Present A One-Of-A-Kind Workshop With Don Colley!

Central Art Supply, Medford, Oregon

 

Saturday, November 11th, 2017 “Creating A Rich Drawing” with Artist Don Colley Where: Central Art Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Fee*: $20 (*Pre-registration required. Payment required at time of registration)

– Please bring your own sketchbook and drawing supplies (We will have a list of supplies that Don uses available)

– Free product samples for attendees!

Don Colley, one of Faber-Castell’s celebrated instructors and a graduate of University of Texas in Austin will be holding a drawing and illustration demo as well as sketch-out event at Central Art in Medford on Saturday, November 11th, from 1pm – 4pm.

Armed with his signature vintage journals and a vest stuffed to the brim with

Faber-Castell products, Don will focus on showing you techniques and how to use Faber-Castell products. Don’t miss his tips and techniques of drawing, his passion for sketching life around him and discussing

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Nature Sketching & Journaling - Table Rock Hike Saturday, May 6

Nature Sketching & Journaling - Table Rock Hike

Nature Sketching & Journaling – Table Rock Hike Saturday, May 6, 2017, 9:00 a.m. at Lower Table Rock

The iconic Upper and Lower Table Rocks—formed seven million years ago by a volcanic eruption—are prominent reminders of the rich natural and cultural heritage found in the Rogue Valley. For thousands of years the Takelma Indians called Table Rocks their home, and early settlers hiked to their summits in long skirts and full suits. Today more than 50,000 people each year connect with nature and history while walking their trails. These “Islands in the Sky” are designated as an Area of Critical Environmental Concern and an America’s Great Outdoors site to protect their diverse habitats, expansive views, abundant wildlife and a wealth of wildflowers, including the extremely rare Dwarf-wooly Meadowfoam that grows nowhere else in the world.

Join a couple of scientists-turned-artists for a hike and exploration of art in nature

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My Trip to Paris — Part One: The Drawings

I went to Paris for the first two weeks of May this year and my trip was entirely focused on studying art.  I went to the Louvre six times – not nearly enough.  I also visited the Orsay, Musee Bourdelle, Montmartre, saw Velasquez show at the Grand Palais, popped into the Musee Carnavalet and I […]

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I Heart Kinesiology!

Back to School with Kinesiology at Ashland Institute of Massage! My ongoing obsession with knowing specifically the origin, insertion, action and shape of muscles has led me to take a rather in-depth kinesiology class.  Over 100 class hours, plus out of class study time will keep me busy til April.  And, of course I’m translating a […]

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Life Drawing Class – In Session October 1!

It’s that time again – Life Drawing Class Wednesday night, 6-8:30 pm. Registration form found here . Hone your skills, learn what to do during long poses, learn to capture the weight, character, proportion, placement, structure, form, anatomy, volume, value, texture and expression of the human figure. Ten weeks is enough time to sink your teeth in and […]

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Pompadour Panarama

I had a great time painting in rainy weather a few weeks ago – Pompadour Bluff,  a notable rock formation just outside Ashland, OR. They are separate paintings but were done in the same scale, from the same place, so they flow together.    Filed under: Landscape, painting, Paintings Tagged: 2014, art, fine art, landscape, […]

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Plein Air Landscape Painting Workshop

Downtown Medford, by Sarah F. Burns

I’m gearing up for a landscape painting workshop in June, prepping my slide lecture and picking out great places to paint. I like my classes to be fun and relaxed while being focused and rigorous. We’ll be focused on oil painting, but drawing with charcoal or graphite would be a great option for those who […]

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Sparro

Portrait of Sparro, from Ilene Geinger’s studio sessions. Filed under: Drawing, figure, Portrait Tagged: clothed, drawing, figure, graphite, male, pencil, portrait, sarah, sarah f burns, sketch, study

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More Paintings of Phoenix, Oregon

This pear packing plant by First, Colver and C street is a great painting location.  Just a few blocks from my house, I run past it several times a week and keep seeing more good vantage points to paint from.  This is a warm up, I’m getting my feet wet for the outdoor painting season. […]

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Life Drawing Class

  I will be teaching a ten-week life drawing class starting mid Feb 2014 on Wed evenings.  Hone your skills, learn what to do during long poses, learn to capture the weight, character, proportion, placement, structure, form, anatomy, volume, value, texture and expression of the human figure.  Ten weeks is enough time to sink your […]

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