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?
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!
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: firstname.lastname@example.org Play-Dates are a chance for you to try new mediums, materials and techniques in… Continue reading Upcoming Collage Play-Date – Saturday, March 5th!
Our 5th year anniversary celebration was a huge success! Thank you to all our loyal (and new) customers that came out on Saturday to help us celebrate! We couldn't be here without you!!!
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!
Juliana's 2-D mixed media workshop is just around the corner. Don't miss out on this fun and informative workshop! Juliana Welch: “Unfold: 2D Mixed Media Development” Saturday, February 27th and Sunday, February 28th, 12pm – 3pm Fee - $30 for each day This explorative mixed media workshop uses unexpected items in partnership with traditional 2… Continue reading 2-D Mixed Media Workshop!
"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!
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?!
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!!!
Jason Mayer's three day oil painting workshop is almost here. Don't miss out! Jason Mayr - "Painting Mysteries - The Unresolved" Thursday, Friday and Saturday February 11, 12 and 13, 1pm - 4pm Fee - $150 In this oil painting workshop we will be approaching painting from a little different angle. All levels are welcome,… Continue reading Oil Painting Workshop!