"LOCAL LENSES" An eclectic collection of photographs showcasing a variety of subjects by local photographers. "Golden Moment" Deprise Brescia "Outlook" Karen Carson Join us for this inspiring show opening Art After Dark, Friday, April 1st from 6-8pm. Show runs thru May 2nd. Please visit artsobispo.org/maps/art-after-dark/all to see all the great art receptions this Friday night!
We here at Art Central stumble across new information and intriguing tidbits often, and thought we'd share with you! Did You Know- Gamboge The color of Gamboge has a long history as being a preferred warm, transparent yellow for use by artists spanning cultures and centuries. 8th century watercolor paintings from Eastern Asia, illuminated illustrations… Continue reading A Gamboge by any other name…
We need images to advertise for our April show! "Local Lenses" Please email us a jpeg of the piece(s) you plan on entering into our show to firstname.lastname@example.org. (Yes, we're still accepting images for advertising purposes - this week, please) This show is open to any and all photographers. Any style and subject is allowed. Drop off your… Continue reading CALL FOR ARTISTS – REMINDER!!!
Instructors Wanted! Art Central is putting together its workshop and demonstration schedule for the months of April through June. Would you be interested in being an instructor? You may opt to teach a demo, workshop, or both. We advertise our demonstrations and workshops through Facebook and our blog. However, we have found that instructors who… Continue reading Ever wanted to teach a workshop?
The Cal Poly Team Building Project Was An Inspirational Success! This sculpture project was a combined effort of 18 members of Cal Poly's University Housing Department as part of a team-building day. Artist/Instructor Jeanne Miller led 6 teams of 3 people, each team creating a 3D seashell out of wire, and then using beautiful papers… Continue reading Team Building Project
Just a reminder of the upcoming "Contrasts" 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… Continue reading Workshop Reminder!
Check out this upcoming exciting acrylic painting workshop! Lorri Trogdon: Let’s throw some paint around. Let it go! Date: Saturday, April 2nd , 12-3:30pm Fee: $ 55 My workshop is designed to express freedom with paint, color and expression. All levels welcome. "The Central Coast Surf Shack" is a fun painting. We will paint together, using… Continue reading Painting Workshop!
Flo Bartell's encaustic workshop is almost here. Don't miss out on her remarkable workshop! Flo Bartell - Encaustic Workshop for Beginning and Intermediate Students Saturday, March 12th, 12pm-4pm Fee - $80 plus materials fees. This class will include beginning and some advanced encaustic techniques, safety precautions and studio requirements. If you wish to participate, please… Continue reading Encaustic Workshop!
We want your photos for our April show: "Local Lenses" This show is open to any and all photographers! Any style and subject is allowed! Drop off your art on Wednesday, March 30th from 10am-4pm Show opening and Artist's reception will be held during Art After Dark on April 1st from 6-8pm. Show runs through May 2nd, 2016. Please print, fill out and… Continue reading Call for Artists!
Learn about the properties of color in this fun and informative workshop! Ardella Swanberg, "Hands on Color Theory" Saturday, April 9th, 1-4 PM. Cost: $20 Color is one of the five elements of painting. It is easy to get in the rut of using the same colors over and over or of using every color… Continue reading Color Theory Workshop!