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Fundraiser runs February 21st – 26th
Trust us, you wont want to miss it.

Come and browse through gently used art supplies, generously donated by local artists – All proceeds go towards creating scholarships for graduating local high school students continuing their art studies in college. HUGE thanks to all of you who donated supplies.

Stretcher bars, acrylic and oil paints, frames, easels, and foamboard, charcoal, crayons, markers, brushes, rolls of canvas, and lots more!

Please bring cash to purchase fundraiser items...
We cannot accept credit or debit cards for these items, and appreciate your understanding.

Thank you to Morro Bay Art Association for helping to facilitate this fundraiser.


Welcome to this week’s

“Cool Kids in Love” by Roxanne Rogoway
“Johnny Ann & Louie” by Roxanne Rogoway
“Forest Path” by Wendy Pond
18”x24” oil on canvas
“Albert” by Terry Greene
“Winter Games” by John Langdon
11” x 9” dried-up hunks of paint and other found objects.

“These assemblages start with hunks of latex house paint that dried up in the can, and for some reason, several of them have pieces of foil from the neck of a bottle of Freixenet champagne. And then filled out with random other stuff, built into custom-made kitchen drawers.” – John Langdon
“Contemplation” by Debra Piazza
Acrylic 24”x30” Framed. “The fiery orange gives her a lot of presence and makes her feel vulnerable and seen as she contemplates the importance of life.”
“Mystery Woman” by Debra Piazza
Acrylic 16”x20”
“I wanted to have a lot of movement in the water, so I used a palette knife to show movement. I made her so we do not see her face, therefore a bit of a mystery.”

Acrylic paintings by Debra Piazza

“A Hopeful Future” by Debra Piazza
Acrylic 12”x16”
“I wanted something bright and cheery, as there is hope. The red flower and her happy face of color, represent hope to me.”
“When Tonight is Just a Memory” by Debra Piazza
Acrylic 12”x12
“Reminiscent of older times… the gold leaf represents the decadence of the time as she dressed to the nines.”
“Miss Free and Breezy” by Debra Piazza
Acrylic 10”x20”
“I created movement with my brushstrokes. You can feel the wind in the trees and her dress”
“Instinct” by Steve Andrews
Medium: Oil Paint Stick / Acrylic On Canvas
36″ x 18″
“The results given were a positive.
OIL Stick and Acrylic  in multiple layers.
The shapes & depth was for me exciting.
I call it the Wowsers factor, as lots is happening.    -Enjoy

Want to be featured in our next Virtual Gallery?
Send images of your artwork to artcentralslo@yahoo.com with the subject “Virtual Gallery”. Please attach your image as a jpeg. Include your name, along with the title, medium & size of the artwork. And although not required, we’d love a few words about your artwork or inspiring thoughts for our viewers!


Workshops at Art Central

NEW WORKSHOPS!

~pay by Venmo or cash 
~ages 10+ and all skill levels 

~Limited to 12 spaces. 
~Email Rachel to sign up: raisedcreations@gmail.com

Intuitive Painting with Acrylics:
with Rachel Corvese

Thursdays 1-4pm, beginning March 10th

$30/ class –  $100/ 4 class pack

This is an explorative workshop, meant to expose the ideas in your mind, and express them on canvas. Artists of any skill level are welcome to join. We will paint with chaos, find patterns in our mark-making, and explore our creativity as we slowly recognize images in our creations. You can leave your piece abstract, or fine-tune an image that emerges with layers of acrylic paint. If you end up with an underpainting that leads to a meaningful project, you may finish at home or bring your pieces back and work on the same piece over multiple sessions. 
~Required supplies: canvas or gesso board and your favorite big and small brushes. 
~I will supply primary colors and black/white. If you have a favorite color you’d like to paint with, please do! All other supplies can be purchased from Art Central. 

~pay by venmo or cash. 
~ages 16+
~Limited to 12 spaces. 
~Email Rachel to sign up: raisedcreations@gmail.com

Figure Drawing (clothed):
With Rachel Corvese 

Fridays 11am -1pm, beginning March 11th

$15/ class  –  $50/ 4 class pack

Want to better understand every body? Come draw with Rachel and work on style, proportions, and loosening the fixed perspectives we have on art and ourselves. A live, clothed model will grace us with poses lasting from 1-20 minutes over a 2 hour period. Bring your mark-making tools, sketchbooks and your friends! 

Veteran figure drawer? Pick up some toned paper and white conte or charcoal from Art Central for those longer poses. 

~Sketch paper and pens can be supplied for those who don’t have any. 


– Monthly PRINTMAKING WORKSHOPS at Art Central –

The Central Coast Printmakers will be holding a new series of printmaking workshops focusing on linocuts (moving on to reduction linocuts and multiple plate linocuts).

*(Full vaccination and masking will be required )*.

Maryanne Nucci and Tricia Reichert will be teaching these workshops.

CCP would like to introduce more people to the very interesting and varied world of hand-made prints. All ages are welcome and no prior
experience is necessary to attend these workshops.

Some of our members will also be attending each of these workshops to join in and help you along the way.

If you enjoy the workshops and printmaking, we’d like to invite you to become a member and join in with us as we learn and share with each other in our various studios throughout the year.

(High School and College students will receive a discount if they show student ID).

WHEN:
Monthly on (usually) the second Tuesday, 1–4pm

March 8th, April 12th, May 10th and June 14th

Fee: $50 per class (some supplies will be provided and the rest can be purchased on-site).
There will be 10 places available in each class.

*To register (or to be included on the interest list) for these workshops, please contact Tricia* at Tricia@tricia-reichert.com


– Weekly WATERCOLOR WORKSHOPS at Art Central –

BEGINNING WATERCOLOR – With Virgina Mack

WATERCOLOR WITHOUT FEAR

Wednesdays 1:30-3:30, $35/session.

(No class on February 23rd because of our fundraiser event)

To enroll please contact Virginia Mack: vbmack@charter.net   

This is a watercolor class designed to let you jump in and try out this engaging medium through experimentation.

As we progress, we will experience and develop the basic techniques of watercolor painting and realize the characteristics of the medium.

This class is designed for beginners and for those with watercolor experience who wish to expand their knowledge of painting in watercolors.

Join us! -VIRGINIA MACK


INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED WATERCOLOR – With Virginia Mack

BEYOND THE BASICS

First and second Wednesdays of every month, 10:30am- 12:30pm, at Art Central, 3rd Wednesdays around the county
$35/session
To enroll, please contact

Virginia Mack: vbmack@charter.net   

This is a class for those who love imagining ways to further their visual expressions. We are mostly watercolor-based but branch out into other media. We discuss all elements but mostly color and its interactions, and we explore composition, intention, and process.


Attention Teachers!

Please start thinking about demos and workshops you’d like to teach at Art Central!

In the hope that Omicron will slow down and slink away, we’d like to begin organizing workshops and classes again. With everything still up in the air we don’t expect you to commit 100%, but let’s start talking! Let us know your thoughts.

We can always cancel classes if covid still remains a safety hazard, but we would like to start booking more classes for March and April!


Our lucky Giveaway winners from our Anniversary Gift Bags!

HAPPY PAINTING!

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