WHAT DO YOU LOVE? Paint what you love with Susan Jenkins! Spend the day with talented Sue - Bring a photograph of something you love and would love to paint. She will show you how to do it ... how to draw it, and paint it .... all in one day! Visit her blog to see more of… Continue reading Paint the Day Away with Sue
Saturdays sketching & perspective drawing with umut toker Class 1 - Basic Sketching with Pencil April 26 - 11AM-3PM Morning Session: Sketching Basics I - Sketch Media, Negative Space, Contour Drawing, Tone and Detail Afternoon Session: Sketching Basics II - Sketch construction, using grids, defining frames Class 2 - Intermediate Sketching with Pencil May… Continue reading Brush up on your sketching skills!
What a great opportunity for you color minimalists! We're looking for "MINIMAL COLOR" ...black and white or a monochromatic color scheme... Drop off date April 2, 10-4pm here at Art Central. PSSSST!!! Don't forget to send in jpegs of your image for our BLOG, FACEBOOK page, and other advertising! See attached contract for details. 2014-4 Minimal Color
Come Support ARTS Obispo on April 12th with the irrepressible Tracy Taylor! A great cause, plus Art, Chocolate, Wine and Creative Fun! What could be better? Art Central will be hosting a painting workshop as a fundraiser for ARTS Obispo. Artist Tracy Taylor will demonstrate her painting process, then help each guest to create their own vibrant watercolor painting! … Continue reading Painting for fun AND a Cause!
St. Patty's Day Fun...This Monday, March 17th ONLY!!!! If it's GREEN, extra 15!!!!! MENTION THIS BLOG TO GET THE EXTRA 15%! all day Monday, 3/17! Sorry .... No green beer! Sale doesn't apply to Artwork in our Gallery! No rainchecks - store stock only!
SCORE! We just got in 3 huge boxes of BARELY used art books - what an awesome deal! We've priced them anywhere from 50-75% off their regular price.... and there are even some freebies! Amazing variety - many of these are still in print, and a lot of them look completely new! Stop by NOW for this great selection! See you… Continue reading books, books, books, and MORE books!
Long awaited Gelli Printing Plates have arrived at Art Central! Gelli plates are a versatile and reusable way to create MONOPRINTS without a press. For even more fun & super cool textural effects, try using the Catalyst Contours, Blades, and Wedges on the Gelli Plates! (Psst... Mention that you saw this blog, and get 10% off your… Continue reading Gelli Printing Plates are in!!!
Play-Date! Creative Collage Art Central's Play-Date events begin again! Play-Dates are a chance for you to try new mediums, materials and techniques in our friendly space. For a small fee, lots of materials are provided as you explore a new avenue of artistic expression! Our April 5th Play-Date will be Creative Collage! Use all… Continue reading Play-Date: Creative Collage!
Hi, all! Just a reminder that Jason Mayr is going to do a FANTASTIC 3 session class ... JUST FOR BEGINNERS! Thursday: March 20th, 27th and April 3rd. *** Please sign up by MARCH 11th... *** & TELL YOUR FRIENDS! Oil Painting: A Foundation "This class will introduce and re-enforce the fundamentals of oil painting through… Continue reading Have you told your friends about Jason’s upcoming class?
Bring on Spring! Join us for the Opening and Artists Reception for " A Riot of Color" Art After Dark, March 7th, 6-8pm Reflections-Jan Swarbrick Garden Poppy - Dorothy Modafferi Invasion 1-Kristopher Doe Duet (detail) - Hilary Saner Landscape-Susan Jenkins Magenta Orchid-Dianne O'Quinn Burke Sun Circle-Terri Quinn Early Wine-Judy Chapel Degas Dreams-Patti Sullivan… Continue reading You’re Invited!