Positive/Negative Space?

Upcoming Workshop! Will (of Art Central's staff): "Contrasts Workshop" Saturday, March 19th, 12pm-3pm $30 workshop fee + some materials Ever hear the terms "positive and negative space?"  Ever wonder how you can use them to improve your art?  This upcoming workshop will explore positive/negative space and tonal contrast with a multitude of traditional water soluble drawing materials. … Continue reading Positive/Negative Space?


What a Workshop!

Juliana's 2-D Mixed Media Workshop was Great! Participants had a great time exploring new kinds of medium and broadened their knowledge of design... All while having FUN! Stay tuned to our blog so you don't miss out on more fun events at Art Central!  Next Saturday - Collage Play Date!


Upcoming Collage Play-Date – Saturday, March 5th!

Art Central's next Collage Play-Date is Coming March 5th!!! Come in on Saturday, March 5th from 11am to 2pm for our play date.  For a $15 fee, all collage materials will be provided! Please sign up in advance by phone: 805-747-4200 or email: Play-Dates are a chance for you to try new mediums, materials and techniques in… Continue reading Upcoming Collage Play-Date – Saturday, March 5th!


2016 Exhibitions: Call For Artists!

Check out this year's line up of awesome Art Central's Gallery shows! We are having more "OPEN" shows this year ... we hope this gives you more time to prepare! JANUARY – RESERVED SHOW FEBRUARY – OPEN TO ALL “The Elements”         An exhibition of artwork depicting the elements of our world. What is your interpretation? Any medium accepted… Continue reading 2016 Exhibitions: Call For Artists!

Gallery Pictures, General

You’re Invited!

"INNERSCOPE" - A San Luis Obispo High School Exhibition - An exhibit of student's artwork that explores the theme of identity. Support local student artists by joining us at their show opening Art After Dark, Friday, March 4th from 6-8pm. Show runs thru March 28th. Andrew Toh - 'Boreal Warmth' Nicole Kasper - 'Beautiful Words' Vanessa Davalos - 'African… Continue reading You’re Invited!

ART CENTRAL, Artist Opportunities, General

What’s the line-up for the BIG day’s events?!

  We have such great stuff lined up for you to see and try!  *  In the gallery - Demonstrations and an opportunity to TRY STUFF!!! 10:30am - Winsor & Newton NEW Pigment Markers - totally blendable - and they won't fade!  JohnMark will offer you the opportunity to try them! * 12pm - Ever want to… Continue reading What’s the line-up for the BIG day’s events?!


Five Years!!!

Time flies when we're having fun!!! * 5th Anniversary Celebration Sale & Event!!!   Art Central's celebration is going to be AWESOME!          Informative and FUN Product Demonstrations! R&F encaustics, Winsor & Newton pigment markers, FW acrylic inks, Holbein Duo W/S Oils, and more!  *          Monster Savings on In-Store Items: Storage Carts, FW acrylic inks, Global… Continue reading Five Years!!!