Catching up with everything Art Central:
The Delta Covid-19 Variant is causing a ruckus, so we’ll be making some changes to continue to protect our staff and our valued customers!
We request that all customers, whether or not you have been vaccinated, wear a mask while in our store. We feel that it is an important preventative measure and we hope you understand and are willing to comply. We are grateful for your cooperation.
We will continue to have some ongoing in-person classes, but many of our workshops and demos have been postponed. Please don’t let this stop you from creating and continuing to grow with your art! And remember, there are local artists still offering online workshops. CLICK HERE for info on other local workshops and opportunities.
We are still here to support our local artists by showcasing artwork
on our FREE Virtual Gallery here on our blog,
be sure to take advantage and share your artwork amongst
our local artist and art enthusiast followers.
To participate, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Include a jpeg of your artwork(s), your name, the title of your artwork,
and as always, a short and inspiring message to share with our followers!
Please enjoy this week’s
We love the Creativity Steve!
Check out his flower field creations featuring our very own Art Central hand-printed T-Shirt,
pick yours up at our store today!
Workshops here at Art Central
Be sure to read the information and register with the correct contact for the classes you are interested in.
Please remember that we have a small parking lot. If you are attending one of our demonstrations or workshops, and it is not a physical hardship for you, please park on one of the nearby side streets. We appreciate your consideration.
Until further notice, we ask all participants must be masked during classes.
Live Tattoo Demo and Art Exhibit Reception with Dresden
Saturday, September 4th from 2-4pm here in our Gallery
Exhibit runs thru Sept 27th
Stop by and watch the inking process surrounded by his artwork in our new exhibit “Electric Esoterica” featuring the electric artwork by Dresden, a local artist, father, and tattoo artist! An art reception you won’t want to miss.
Due to new state-mandated covid guidelines, masks will be required and we will be limiting the number of people allowed in the gallery at any given time.
Hilda Vandergriff – Bird of Paradise Watercolor Lesson
Thursday, September 9th 10:30am – 12:30pm
Learn how to paint a beautiful Bird of Paradise flower painting using watercolors. In this lesson, you will learn how to paint a loose background and how to bring out flowers with vibrant colors. Your main star attraction will be the colorful flowers. A lesson handout will be emailed to you so you can prepare your watercolor paper once payment is received. You will watch demo steps on the painting process. This is a class for anyone, no experience is required. Come have fun painting and learn about watercolors.
To enroll contact: Hilda Vandergriff
Fee: $49.00 per person, payable by cash or check
Ages: 8 Years and older
Spencer Poulter – Color Theory using Oil Paints!
Saturday, September 25th from 12pm-2pm
Have you ever wanted to try oils without having to make a huge investment? This is a perfect class for beginners or those making the switch from acrylics or watercolors to oils. Color mixing is a skill that translates to all art mediums! In this class, students will learn about how to properly mix and match oil colors. Some Materials provided.
To register: email Spencer at email@example.com
Price: $40 per student – Venmo or cash preferred
Materials needed: Any Palette Knife, Grey palette paper (12″x16″), 1″ Bristle Brush, 1″ synthetic flat or filbert brush. (paints provided)
Ongoing classes with Virginia Mack on Wednesdays… please e-mail her for specifics!
Beyond the Basics
10am-12:30pm at Art Central (Not every Wednesday, please check with her for details)
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.
To register: contact Virginia Mack: firstname.lastname@example.org
Beginning Watercolor: Watercolor without Fear
1:30-3:30 pm at Art Central (Every Wednesday)
This is a watercolor class designed to let you jump in and try out this engaging medium through experimentation. We will push colors around, discover what we can do with the brushes, and enjoy the process.
Your results will let you discover the possibilities that watercolor offers you.
We will work with various subjects and with all subjects, we will explore different approaches. You will find your best approach, along with your favored palette of colors.
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.
To register: Contact Virginia Mack: email@example.com