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Upcoming Workshops!

Art Central wants to tip you off to all the amazing workshops that are coming up!

Sign up quickly so you don’t miss out!!!

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Collage Play-Date
Sat. September 17th, 11am-2pm
Fee: $15 includes all materials.
Come by Art Central for a collage play day! We supply paper and materials, but you can also bring any other images/mixed media you choose. If you have never collaged before, don’t worry, this group event will spark your creativity and imagination!  PLEASE register in advance by phone: 805-747-4200 or email: artcentralslo@yahoo.com.  (if we don’t get enough sign-ups, we cancel.)

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Introduction to oils for TEENS (painting the Grisaille) with Jonathan Gaetke
Saturdays, October 8th, 15th, and 22nd, 11am-1pm
Fee: $95 for 3 classes.
This class is geared toward students ages 12 to 18 years of age. Artist Jonathan Gaetke believes painting is a skill anyone can learn. Working from direct observation, students will be introduced to basic oil painting skills while learning the grisaille method. Emphasis will be placed on representational painting elements such as drawing, values, edges and composition. Demonstration, exercises and individual instruction at your easel in a fun and supportive environment will provide a solid foundation to create believable works of art in oil. Class size is limited to no more than 10 students.
For registration and supply list see class link at www.jonathanfineart.com or call 805-470-9627

Introduction to oils for adults (painting the Grisaille) With Jonathan Gaetke
Saturdays, October 8th, 15th, and 22nd, 2pm-4pm
Fee: $95 for 3 classes.
This class is geared towards adult students. Artist Jonathan Gaetke believes painting is a skill anyone can learn. Working from direct observation, students will be introduced to basic oil painting skills while learning the grisaille method. Emphasis will be placed on representational painting elements such as drawing, values, edges and composition. Demonstration, exercises and individual instruction at your easel in a fun and supportive environment will provide a solid foundation to create believable works of art in oil. Class size is limited to no more than 10 students.
For registration and supply list see class link at www.jonathanfineart.com or call 805-470-9627

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Judy Gittlesohn Golden Acrylic Demonstration
Sat. October 29th, 10:30am-12:30pm
Fee: Free!
The Golden lecture/demo is a 1.5 hour free educational presentation on acrylic paints, gels and mediums: an advanced technical explanation of acrylics, and their inherent possibilities. It covers information about the different types of pigments, viscosities, types of paints, grounds and color mixing. Various gels and mediums are demonstrated.
The possibilities will blow your mind.
You will learn how to extend paint to save money, and how to mix paints with gels to create unique textural surfaces. Learn how to use different products to make surfaces for watercolors, graphite, charcoal, colored pencil, oil and soft pastels. Techniques for the use of iridescent and metallic paints will be shown. The lecture also covers lightfastness of pigments and health and safety concerns. Register in advance by phone: 805-747-4200 or email: artcentralslo@yahoo.com

Judy Gittlesohn Acrylic Painting Workshop
Sat. October 29th, 1:30-4:30pm
Fee: $50
Participants will begin the workshop by creating Golden color wheels and studies using Golden Gel Mediums. This creates a deeper understanding of color mixing and the best uses and choices of Gels.  After developing ideas from these exercises, artists will continue to experiment, enjoying simple prompts from the instructor.  Workshop participants will enjoy playing with color mixing and incorporating use of a wide range of gels. Lastly, artists will create symbolic interpretations of water, landscape and clouds. To register for this workshop, please contact Judy Gittlesohn by email: me@judyg.com or phone: 650-248-5381

 

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