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Upcoming Workshops Reminder!

By August 9, 2016No Comments

The next couple of weeks are busy with workshops!

At a glance:


Collage Play-Date

Sat. August 13th, 11am-2pm
Fee: $15 includes all materials.
Come by Art Central for a collage play day! We supply paper and materials, but you can also bring any other images/mixed media you choose. If you have never collaged before, don’t worry, this group event will spark your creativity and imagination!  
Register in advance by phone: 805-747-4200 or email:



Lynn Bacigalupo: Calm & Centering Mandalas

Dates: Sun. August 14th, 1-3pm
Fee: $25 per class
Learn how to draw mandalas, an ancient art of symmetrical patterning used to calm and center the mind. We will incorporate your own personal intention and a guided meditation to add depth to our practice. All levels are welcome, no prior experience needed. Some materials provided. Class materials list on hand at Art Central. Contact Lynn Bacigalupo for questions or registration by phone: 805-242-6802 or email:


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Ardella Swanberg: Beginning Watercolor Eight lessons Series:

August 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, Sept 12th, 19th, and 26th
Fee: $160 for 8 session series Times: 1:00 to 4PM
This class is for the person who wants to learn the basics. A list of needed supplies will be provided. To enroll, contact Ardella: 771-0281 or by email at
Lesson 3 — You will learn how to plan your painting and how the elements of design (line, shape, value, color, and shape) are used in art. You will paint a painting from your own photo or sketch.  (this class has obviously started, but please don’t hesitate to contact Ardella if you want to join in!)


Larry Le Brane_Drawing 11, Art Central


Thursday, August 18, 2016, 5-8:30 pm.
Fee: $50/3 ½ hr.
Beyond ‘Beginning Drawing,’ students in this NEW Drawing Lab will apply Composition, Perspective & Shading for in-class exercises. Guests will participate in group CRITIQUE of in-class drawings, plus sample drawings they bring to class. Includes coaching & individualized student attention, based on class size. PLEASE NOTE: Larry will provide paper for this class. You will need: 1-3 finished drawings for critique, blending stump, pencil: 4b or 6b, pink pearl eraser.
REGISTER & QUESTIONS: or 805-528-8791


Special TREAT!  Meet the artists … Friday, August 19th, 5:30 – 6:30pm. 

Meet Kabe, Michael and Dennis, the incredible photographers in our current exhibitVisual Tales!  An hour of sharing their creative processes and answering questions – More info to follow!

There is something for everyone!  Don’t miss out on these wonderful chances to learn and have fun.