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Keep creating and sending in images! It inspires us and everyone who sees this!

Please read the following to be apart of our next virtual gallery:

Please, please, please – when you send images, don’t reply to this e-mail
It is a “DoNotReply” e-mail, and images just won’t attach.  Don’t know why, but they don’t.  (Super frustrating for us!)
E-mail your images to  Also use that e-mail if you are placing an order.  And it’s so helpful if you include your name and the word “order” in the subject line.  If you have questions, please call us during pick-up times (Mon – Fri, 9am-1pm) at 805-747-4200.

Behold, this week’s Virtual Gallery!

Before you scroll through the cornucopia of visual delights below, I’d like to share a thought from one of our customers (one of our “Virtual Gallery” artists).  Please let us know if you like this idea and whether or not you would participate.   Thanks, etty


You have supplied us, your customer artists, with our necessary supplies to keep us busy and creative during this crisis. Much thanks for your efforts and inspiration! 

After seeing so many wonderful artistic creations in your blog, it occurred to me we might offer pieces to sell with proceeds going to local non-profit organizations in this time of need. 
Haven’t completely thought this idea through but just thought I’d throw it out there. Maybe others have ideas to contribute. 










“Back Bay” & “Boo-Hoo”  Pastels by KC Caldwell


“I’ve attached a few pics of artwork I’ve completed in the last few weeks.”
“Pinecrest Lake” and “Half Dome” -Jim Tyler

John Langdon

Another recent painting: “In or Out” 24” x 24” acrylic
“Things are as they appear to be. And they are otherwise.” -John Langdon

“This is a combo of astronomy and your eyes. Don’t Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes.” – Tom Frey

“Hey! What cool pictures people are painting in quarantine. Here are my two. Stay safe.” :- ) Susan

Judy Malcolm

“I’ve been doing some rock painting. This one is my impressionist johnny jump up.”
-Judy Malcolm

Norene Simmons

“Boxed in Optimism” by Norene Simmons

“Here are a couple of my latest watercolor paintings. Paso Vinyeyard & A Sunrise Over Sebastopol.” -Barbara Cohen

Linda Truax

by Linda Truax

Margaret Morrissey

“Thanks for the pen brushes! Just wanted to share how my hall walls are becoming a forest, thanks to the gold uniPOSCA!” -Margaret Morrissey

Shauna Jellison

“My friend’s dog passed away during Quarantine so I shipped her a painting I made of her dog as a condolence gift.” -Shauna Jellison

Linda Battles

“Dead Tread Haiku #1-–Gargoyles” – Linda Battles

Roxanne Rogoway

“watercolor pencil, watercolor, collage on a 5×7 card” – Roxanne Rogoway

 “A Sunflower” and “A Cup of Tea” “Thank you for reaching out to everyone about submitting things this is great and we hope that these encourage, inspire and spark someone’s interest.” -Jason Mayr

Mari O'Brien

“During this COVID19 thing, I have seen a proliferation of rainbows around the neighborhood — chalk art, painted rocks, etc.  Such a hopeful sign — full of optimism.  I’m normally a Pollyanna, but this week I was feeling the heavy weight of this pandemic.  This is what I painted.  “Rainbow under Siege” Acrylic ink and India ink on canvas 12”x12”x.75” Hope you are well and happy today and still seeing the rainbow🌈”
~ Mari O’Brien

Lynn Evey







“The landscape was done at Tricia Reichert’s new Webinar classes.
See her website for information.  Fabriano 140# watercolor paper & Winsor Newton paints.

The 2nd one is an dry point etching on plexiglass with watercolor.  Title: Shelter at Home ”

-Lynn Evey
“Here are a couple watercolors I’ve had time to do lately.  Thanks for keeping me supplied with paper, etc.” –Andrea Williams

Rod R. Aszman

“Upon my full time RV travels, I have painted the image enclosed of Hollister Peak.”
-Rod R. Aszman



“Watercolor pencil, watercolor and collage” – Roxanne Rogoway


Thank you again to all of the artists sending us your images of your art you are creating during this hard time.

Keep your momentum going by taking some newly available

online painting classes and FREE critiques! 



Ok folks, the time has finally come to paint with the artists of Forever Stoked…we prefer to call it PAINT PARTY. This is an online event so you’re going to need a computer and a good internet connection.  The price is $25 for the live feed. No artistic experience is necessary… just a good attitude. Be ready to have fun with the paint! click HERE for more info.

jason mayr for vidFREE feedback on your paintings LIVE with Jason Mayr!
Jason Mayr is hosting a Free Friday Feedback Live Sessions. They are held at 9am PST on Fridays via Zoom and if you are interested in joining, please email and you will receive the meeting ID information.  Great time to connect and it’s been a lot of fun!


nic stover

FREE Photography Critique with Nic Stover
Join local professional landscape photographer, Nic Stover as he offers a free webinar / online workshop talking about critiquing your portfolio.  Some of the topics that Nic will cover include common mistakes made in images, different types of compositions, what are patterns you see in nature and how can you work with them in your work, what does it take to create powerful images, are your images saying what you want them to say, and more.  He is also offering a free image critique so e-mail him an image at
Workshop is from 5 to 6:30pm on Monday the 20th.  Did we mention this was free?

Nic Stover

m. 805.550.0192



  • Ellen Jewett says:

    Hi Etty, such fun, hugs if I could. Ellen

    Sent from my iPad


  • Nic Stover says:

    Hi Etty

    Appreciate the nice call out!

    The class is from 5 to 6:30 if anyone asks!

    Nic Stover Chief Photography Officer m. 805.550.0192


  • Annamarie Fella says:

    I really like Etty’s idea! Yes! I’d participate.

    Annamarie Fella

    On Fri, Apr 17, 2020 at 10:58 AM ART CENTRAL Art Supply & Gallery wrote:

    > Art Central posted: “Keep creating and sending in images! It inspires us > and everyone who sees this! Please read the following to be apart of our > next virtual gallery: Please, please, please – when you send images, don’t > reply to this e-mail. It is a “DoNotReply” e-mail” >