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One Way To Simplify: Using Silhouette Shape Studies.

Simplify: To clarify; to make easier to understand. Just Thinking! Greetings!  I have been thinking about how to “simplify” lately and how the term applies to creating paintings.  You see, …

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Artists Workshop of Southern Oregon & Central Art Present “Watercolor En Plein Air” Workshop

Artists Workshop of Southern Oregon & Central Art Present "Watercolor En Plein Air" Workshop

Artists Workshop of Southern Oregon & Central Art Present “Watercolor En Plein Air” Workshop

For full details and to Register Online, visit

www.soartistsworkshop.com VISIT CENTRAL ART!

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Royal Pears: New Collector; Plus A Bit of Imagination, Freedom & Embracing Process

Sometimes its just about freedom and exploration; that is, taking a moment to release your inner adventurous spirit. Intentions. Greetings!  I would like to share with you the story about …

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Talent: A Word Rattling Around My Brain! Plus, Its Where I Live.

Talent: a special aptitude, skill or gift someone seems to have; the t-word. Just Thinking. Greetings!  The word and concept of “talent” has been rolling around in my head for …

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Award at Watercolor Society Of Oregon’s Spring Experimental Exhibition

Award, that is to say a special recognition of achievement.  Good News! Greetings!  I am pleased to say that my painting Three Minute Egg V11 earned the Fourth Place “High …

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Paintings Showing At Linda Vista and Two Spring Daffodil Drawings

The daffodil: an early flower and symbol of hope; a nice way to end the month of March and start the month of April. Intentions. Greetings! I would like to …

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Student Featured Artists, Nancy Graham and People’s Choice Contest

Nancy Graham's painting Duke of the Desert

Art du Jour Gallery Medford, OR April 2018 People’s Choice- Mixed Media Art du Jour is now accepting entries for the “People’s Choice” mixed media contest. March 31 is the deadline. Visitors to the gallery vote for their favorite art work. The winning art work will win $50 and a prize ribbon. Call the gallery to register or come by to pick up an entry form. There is a $20.00 entry fee. Please call for further information. The contest artists will be honored at our Medford Third Friday Art Walk and Reception on April 20, 5 to 8 pm. Due to a light turnout, the Oil and Acrylic contest schedule for March had to be canceled. May will be our popular photography “People’s Choice” and potential contestants should take special note that the contest will be part of our Art in Bloom exhibit. Space will be limited. Like our Facebook

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Table Rock Art Hike

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and Bureau of Land Management Medford District are co-sponsoring a series of free guided educational hikes at the Table Rocks weekends in April and May.

Sunday, April 15, 9:00 a.m., LOWER TABLE ROCK

Nature Sketching & Journaling: Join a scientist turned artist for a hike and exploration of art in nature.

Darlene Southworth, SOU professor emerita of biology and watercolor journalist, will share her perspective on the landscapes you see and the natural history you encounter along the trail.

Bring a sketchpad and pencils or pens; watercolors are optional but welcome.

Limited to 15 individuals.

Hikes are free but registration is required since space is limited – https://nature-sketching2018.eventbrite.com or information about the full hike series is available at https://TableRockHikes2018.eventbrite.com

Hope you can join us at the Table Rocks! Kathy Kudo (TNC Volunteer Hike Coordinator)

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Learn The Fundamentals of Painting & Drawing with Bobbi Baldwin

Learn The Fundamentals of Painting & Drawing with Bobbi Baldwin!

BEGINNING PAINTING & DRAWING WORKSHOP With Bobbi Baldwin

Student Work Day with Lectures & Demos

Date: April 14, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Fee: $75 per person

Have you been to a “Sip & Paint” class and want to learn more?

Do you have supplies and you just don’t know how to start?

This is the class for you! Let me help you to get to know your supplies. I have 32 years of teaching artists of all levels and there is no stupid question. I have been introducing new students to art tools for my whole life.

This class will help you get started with that creative project that you really want to start. Acrylic, graphite, charcoal, pastels, oils, watercolor, clay … you name it. I can teach you. I am a very highly trained

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Free Films This Friday at Rogue Gallery

www.roguegallery.org 40 South Bartlett Street Medford Oregon 97501 541-772-8118

Free! FOURTH FRIDAY FILMS March 23, 2018 7:00 p.m. Local artists turned film-makers Bruce Bayard, Larry Lewis and Greeley Wells present the third installment of their Fourth Friday Films series. This Friday’s airing will highlight filrms by Bruce Bayard. In addition there will be short films by Freeley Wells, and works by Larry Lewis. Films will be shown in the Rogue Studio. Attendance is free.

CELTIC CELEBRATION CONTEST WINNERS Another Sell-Out Crowd has a fabulous time! It was a wonderful night, abley MC’ed by volunteer Tom Hearon and graced by the songs of the Blarney Tones and a spirited Irish band, the Roaring Rogues.

From an incredibly talented group of singers, Jena Harris won the “Danny Boy” singing contest as judged by the enthusiastic audience.

The art contest was judged by Georgeanna Happel who chose Best in Show and the Honorable Mention pieces. The Celtic Celebration attendees voted

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