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Bon Voyage Chantelle

RIP Chantelle’s employment with Art Central 2022-2023

We’re so sad to be saying goodbye to one of our star team members. She will be missed dearly.

Watercolor Pencils Sale

We’re preparing to bring in Faber-Castell’s Albrecht Durer Watercolor Pencils, the Derwent Watercolor Pencils gotta go. Help us make space!

Individual pencils on clearance – Originally $2.65

~ now $1.95 ~

We’re proud to host the California Central Coast Pastel Society for our exhibit “Luminous Expressions”.

Upcoming Classes & Workshops

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.

For more info on each class, click on the “click here” button for more info about each class, or click on the class title which will take you to our calendar!

FREE Golden Paints Lecture Demo with Judy Gittelsohn

Learn about Golden products with Golden Paints Working Artist Judy Gittelsohn, she’ll share her wealth of knowledge about acrylics and mediums to help you achieve anything. Learn valuable information about acrylics! 

Please register by emailing us at with “Judy G Lecture” in the subject line

Saturday, July 22nd, 10:30am-12:30pm

Rooms and Views with Judy Gittelsohn

Join Judy for a fabulous workshop & learn how to effectively use Golden paints & mediums!

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When: Saturday, July 22nd, 1:30-4pm

Ages: All

“Slo Drawz” Drawing & Social Club

Want to improve your drawing skills while also building a community of supportive creatives? Then join the drawing group Slo Drawz!

  Artist: Cody Wood

2nd and 4th Monday of each month, 5-7pm

Next Session Monday, June 12th

Please join us, sessions are $20 each with a suggested tip for the fabulous models! Advance registration is suggested – maximum of 15 people per session! Please sign up by messaging the Instagram @SloDrawz or at

Introduction to Oil Painting with Jason Mayr

Learn from one of the best! Great class for beginners.

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When: Tuesdays, June 20th through July 25th, 1:30-3:30pm (excluding July 4th)

Ages: 16-100

Watercolor Without Fear with Virginia Mack

When: Tuesdays, 10:30am-12:30pm

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When: Wednesdays, 1:30pm-3:30pm


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Beyond the Basics Watercolor with Virginia Mack

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When: Wednesdays, 10:30am-12:30pm

Ages: 16-100

Art Exploration for Teens with Spencer Collins

Students learn about drawing and acrylic painting. In each class, students will recreate a famous piece of art from history! 

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When: Every other Thursday, 3:30-4:30pm

Ages: 11-17

Next session June 8th!

Call for Artists!

Community Bulletin Board

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Aloha! Art, Wine, Live Music & Tacos – Kaena Winery & Ranch

Lori Mole is the “Featured Artist” for the day displaying her “Music Series” acrylic paintings at Kaena Winery & Ranch. There’ll be new prints, cards, coasters & a Raffle Prize!   

Live Music by violinist Chris Murphy 1-4pm and Taco Truck starting at noon. 

Sculptors, Craftmakers & Photographic Society Show – Art Center Morro Bay

May 18 – June 26

This juried event is a collective of exceptional photographic artworks, sculptures and professional crafts featuring some of the finest contemporary artist on the Central Coast of California and beyond.

“The Spark to Creativity” with Larry Le Brane – Artist Talk – Art Center Morro Bay

Head over to Art Center Morro Bay to learn firsthand how Larry transforms offbeat materials, fused glass, quirky & creative ‘sparks.’ 

Monday, June 19th, 5-7pm

Oil Workshop with Ken Christensen

Join Ken’s oil classes from June 27th to 30th!

Classes will be four consecutive afternoons, painting on-site in four different locations in the Morro Bay/ Los Osos area. Subjects will be selected for variety, with possible sites being the coast, mountains, boats, and houses. Each day he’ll paint a demonstration painting, explaining his technique and showing you, step by step, his process. Then each student will do their own painting and he will coach and guide each student with personal attention.

To enroll, call Ken at (805) 528-1498

Check out the Central Coast Artists Collective Newsletter for more events!

Let’s keep in touch!

– and remember –

Artists are just children who refuse to put down their crayons.

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