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Announcing MORE workshops!

By June 4, 2018June 7th, 2018No Comments

Art Central workshops designed to inspire, spark, and ignite… 

Don’t miss out!



The Art of Positive Creating, Fun with Pens and Markers:
A workshop with Kirk Cruz

Sunday June 24th, 2 – 4 pm
Fee: $35

How to let go and have fun making art.  This workshop will help you to Explore the different paths of letting go while enjoying your process. Find the freedom that is so important in creating Art.  You’ll find the self-discovery and empowerment, that allows the Artist in you to surface.  All levels of Artist and non-Artist are welcome.  Class materials list is available at Art Central.
Contact Kirk Cruz for questions or registration by texting: (559) 994-2161
or email:

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And… there are a few spaces available in the following workshops! Shirley and Susan are amazing – come and create with them!

Shirley Horacek
“Flower Power – Using Alcohol Inks with Line Design”

Saturday, June 9th, 1:30-4:30 pm
Fee: $25

Alcohol inks and Yupo are a perfect combination for creating flowing bursts of color that will blossom into bright flowers or plants with the addition of white Posca Pen lines. This workshop is pure fun, easy and rewarding.  Most materials will be provided.  Students need only to provide/purchase a white Posca pen with a fine point or point of your choice.  
Contact Shirley Horacek for questions or registration by phone: (805) 929-1614 or email:

Rooster image

Oil Painting Workshop with Susan Jenkins
Rooster on 16”x20” Canvas

Sunday June 10th, 12:30 – 5:00pm
Fee: $75.00

Learn to paint in oil by following along with me as I create a rooster on 16”x20” canvas.  We will draw it in with thinned paint, using odorless thinner. I teach an easy, fast, measuring technique. We will then paint it in with our oils. I do not use a medium.  This class will be about painting a rooster, measuring and drawing and painting!  All levels are welcome.
Paint colors:  Cadmium yellow light (I use Azo Yellow Graham, you may use the yellow of your choice) * Cadmium orange * Yellow ochre * Naphthol red or Cadmium red * Alizarin Crimson * Dioxazine purple * Ultramarine blue * Phthalo blue * Ivory black * Burnt umber * Titanium white.
Brushes:  2,4,6 Bristle filbert
You will need:  Odorless thinner, paper towels, palette and palette knife for mixing as needed.  See you there!!
To Enroll, please contact Susan Jenkins by email: