Art Central has two fun workshops this weekend that you shouldn't miss! Artist's Round Table June 4th, Saturday 1-3pm Fee: Free! “Come in and sit round a table with artists you may not even know! Draw for 5 minutes, then pass to the left! Make new friends, get creative!” A lot of fun and creativity was had at… Continue reading Exciting Weekend Workshops
It's so easy to get caught up in more advanced techniques that you forget the basics of art, such as line. Experiment with forming patterns found in nature, like the spiral pattern, branching pattern, radial pattern, and meandering pattern. The spiral is found in whirlpools, tornados, plant leaves, and seashells. Branching lines can be seen in river… Continue reading Art Inspiration: Emulating Nature Through Lines
"The Human Form" See intriguing interpretations of the subject that has fascinated artists for centuries: the human body. "Bound by..." from Joanie Constable "A Warm Bath" by Rosey Rosenthal "Model Resting" by Joe Schwartz "Stepping Stones" by Jewel Moss "Sugar Cups" by Larry Le Brane Join us for the opening of this show! Art After Dark, Friday, June 3rd from… Continue reading You’re Invited!
Larry's next drawing workshop installment is coming up this week and there are still a few spaces left! Larry Le Brane: DRAWING FOUNDATION SERIES-THE ELEMENT OF SHAPE Thursday, May 26, 2016, 5 – 8pm Fee: $45 3 hr. Students will apply SHAPE to achieve the illusion of 3-Dimensional space in drawing. Lecture, demo & practice include 1,… Continue reading Workshop Reminder
We had to RESCHEDULE David's demo! Sunday, JUNE 12th, 1 - 3pm David Limrite's oil-stick demonstration Please contact Art Central to reserve your place: (805) 747-4200, or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org Oil Paint Sticks are versatile, direct, immediate, expressive and, at times... unpredictable! Working with them allows the artist to both draw and paint. This demonstration will explore… Continue reading DATE CHANGE FOR DAVID LIMRITE DEMO!!!
First step, of course, is gathering materials! You will need spray paint, an X-Acto knife, tape, a pencil, a backing to safely cut on, your image, and a space or surface to apply. Tip: If you don't have the patience or hand strength to work with something as thick as cardboard or matboard, you… Continue reading D.I.Y Stencils: Quick Tutorial & a workshop opportunity!
We have two very exciting, very different events this weekend at Art Central! Saturday, May 21st, 12 - 2pm SolarFast Play-Date This workshop is limited to 8 maximum. Don't wait to reserve your space! SolarFast dyes natural fabrics without stiffening the material. Use stencils, or just about anything to create unique designs and silhouettes. Photographic negatives work… Continue reading Exciting Events at Art Central!
We still haven't come up with an 'official' title for the play-date we had here on Saturday afternoon - we're informally calling it a "Round Table"... but by any name, it was a success! Here is some of the feedback from participants... We will definitely offer this again, and truly hope you'll join us! What… Continue reading Artistic Opportunities ABOUNDED this past weekend!
Just a friendly reminder- we're still hoping to get more sign-ups for our upcoming play-date tomorrow! "Come in and sit round a table with artists you may not even know! Draw for 5 minutes, then pass to the left! Make new friends, get creative!" Give us a call or an email to let us know if you can join us. … Continue reading Artists Round Table – Last Call!
With weather like ours, why would you ever paint inside? Summer will arrive soon and with it, the chance to draw and paint plein air! Plein air is the practice of painting and drawing outdoor on location. It's a chance to chronicle your travels, take in your surroundings and enjoy being outside. Whatever the medium, Art Central has everything the roving artist… Continue reading Get out there and make art!