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Bring in the New Year with Adult Art Classes in Grants Pass

Creative Idea Generator with Karen O'Brien and other adult art classes at the Grants Pass Museum of Art in 2019

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Click on any picture to reach our website class signup page. We now have two levels of pricing for classes. Museum members receive a $5 discount on all classes this year. To become a member or to renew a membership: Click here

Sketching 101 with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, Jan. 26 1 – 4 pm

Improve your sketching skills. Learn mark-making techniques, and how to draw a 3D object from real life. We will have sketching exercises in this class to practice and will learn about black & white sketches, value sketching, negative space and more. All materials are provided. $30/Members, $35/Non-Members. All materials provided.

Creative Idea Generator with Karen O’Brien Saturday, Feb

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Visual Arts Journaling Brings Life to Dreams

Visual Art Journaling

Awaken from the slumber of winter’s gestation … bring life to those dreams of following creativity and authenticity … Spring’s Bluster

As winter tugs to hold on and spring throws it’s own punches, we tumble about from 70 degree, sunny days to frosty, snowy fog. But my daffodils are winning out and I’m feeling optimistic for plein air painting, garden digging and hikes with friends. I’m inviting you to trundle along into one of these adventures with me! Namaste’ E Women’s Retreat Women’s Alpine Celebration After last year’s ALL inclusive retreat, we plan to replicate what one participant declared, we learned “so many things that related but are all different!” – – but with new invented processes. Consider August 8-13th to be yourweek for a personal opportunity to expand and rediscover hidden creative yearnings, a dedicated time for yourself. For a video sampling … feast your eyes on this.

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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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Sketching Main St Railroad Crossing

Sketching On My Mind Yesterday was another lovely January day in Talent, so a sketching trip to the nearby local railroad depot was in order. Look At Light Pattern When considering a place to sit and draw, I look at how light is falling on my would be subject.  It was about an hour before sun down […]

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Curious Bear

Curious Bear ~ Sketchbooks are Valuable Original Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 12x 16 Oil on Oil Primed Linen Canvas Stretched on Wood Bars Framing 3 1/4″ Omega dark Wood with gold inlay, Signed Lower Left – Baumann GV Artist’s Comments At our camp near Coulter Bay, on the boundary of the Teton National Park, there was a curious bear whose name is Number 399. When I captured my first glimpse of Number 399, I grabbed my sketchbook to make a quick sketch on paper knowing that I could later transfer it to canvas. The bear stood for a few…

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Overcoming Inertia By Sketching “Funky Fashions”

How I Overcame Inertia This is a story about overcoming inertia and taking action. Have you ever had a moment where you finally overcame inertia?  You acted after thinking about something for, ummm, several months?  You finally do the thing you’ve been talking about doing but haven’t quite done yet?  I had such a moment […]

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Spring Nature Sketching at Lower Table Rock with Cheryl Magellan

Table Rock, Image by Hannah West

The Nature Conservancy and the BLM Medford District Office invite you to a free interpretive hiking opportunity at the Lower Table Rock in Central Point (Wheeler Road off Table Rock Road) on April 7, 2013. There is no fee to participate but reservations are required. Participation is limited to 15 individuals. To reserve a space call the BLM Medford District Office, Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm at (541) 618-2200. Anyone from the community is welcome to sign up.

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Pat Blair Announces New Drawing and Sketching Class

I have scheduled a Thursday Night Drawing & Sketching class from 6 to 8:30 PM. If you are interested will you please let me know right away?

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Artist Pat Blair Announces Friday Plein Air Painting Sessions

Table Rock, watercolor by Pat Blair

SIGN UP FOR FRIDAY PLEIN AIR PAINTING SESSIONS! You may sign up for one session or many! Take a delightful day in the outdoors and photograph, paint or sketch on location in beautiful Southern Oregon.

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