Workshops & Events

Welcome to our Workshops & Events Calendar!

Simply click on an event to bring up the Event information. Then click ‘See more details‘ . This will open a new window where you can add the event to your own Google Calendar!

September 2021

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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  • Virginia Mack - Beginning Watercolor
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  • Live Tattoo Demo with Dresden
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  • Virginia Mack - Watercolor workshop "Beyond the Basics"(intermediate - advanced)
  • Virginia Mack - Beginning Watercolor
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  • Hilda Vandergriff - Bird of Paradise Watercolor Lesson
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  • Print Makers Workshop - FULL/postponed - date TBA
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  • Virginia Mack - Watercolor workshop (intermediate - advanced)
  • Virginia Mack - Beginning Watercolor
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  • Virginia Mack - Beginning Watercolor
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  • Spencer Poulter - Color Theory
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  • Virginia Mack - Beginning Watercolor
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If you’re interested in teaching a class at Art Central, please download and fill out the PDF form. Send your completed forms to events.artcentralslo@gmail.com

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September 22, 2021
  • Virginia Mack - Beginning Watercolor

    September 22, 2021  1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Art Central, 1329 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, USA

    Beginning Watercolor: Watercolor without Fear. Wednesdays 1:30-3:30, $35/session.
    To enroll please contact Virginia Mack: vbmack@charter.net   

    WATERCOLOR WITHOUT FEAR

    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.

     

    Join us!

    VIRGINIA MACK

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September 25, 2021
  • Spencer Poulter - Color Theory

    September 25, 2021  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Art Central, 1329 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, USA

    Color Theory Using Oil Paints:
    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. 
    Ages: 11+
    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)
    To register: email Spencer at spencerpoulter@yahoo.com

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September 29, 2021
  • Virginia Mack - Beginning Watercolor

    September 29, 2021  1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Art Central, 1329 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, USA

    Beginning Watercolor: Watercolor without Fear. Wednesdays 1:30-3:30, $35/session.
    To enroll please contact Virginia Mack: vbmack@charter.net   

    WATERCOLOR WITHOUT FEAR

    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.

     

    Join us!

    VIRGINIA MACK

    See more details

October 6, 2021
  • Virginia Mack - Watercolor workshop (intermediate - advanced)

    October 6, 2021  10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Art Central, 1329 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, USA

    Beyond the Basics:

    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.

    Price: $35/session
    To register: contact Virginia Mack: vbmack@charter.net    

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  • Virginia Mack - Beginning Watercolor

    October 6, 2021  1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Art Central, 1329 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, USA

    Beginning Watercolor: Watercolor without Fear. Wednesdays 1:30-3:30, $35/session.
    To enroll please contact Virginia Mack: vbmack@charter.net   

    WATERCOLOR WITHOUT FEAR

    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.

     

    Join us!

    VIRGINIA MACK

    See more details

October 12, 2021
  • Print Makers Workshop

    October 12, 2021  10:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Art Central, 1329 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, USA

    Join the Central Coast Print Makers the Second Tuesday of every month in a guided workshop. Learn tips and tricks of the print making process along with new focuses each month. Registration required.

    Printmaking Workshops at Art Central

    Cost: $15 per person
    (High School and College students will receive a discount if they show student ID).

    To register please contact Tricia Reichert
    Email: Tricia@tricia-reichert.com
    Phone: 1-805-473-8961

    The Central Coast Printmakers are holding one-day workshops (10am-4pm with a break for lunch) at Art Central on the second Tuesday of each month starting in August. The cost for these workshops is $15.00, some supplies will be provided and the rest can be purchased on-site. (Full vaccination will be required for these workshops).

    Maryanne Nucci and Tricia Reichert will be teaching these, along with some of the other members of the Printmaking group.

    CCP would like to introduce more people to the very interesting and varied world of hand-made prints. We are pretty passionate about all of the possibilities of contemporary printmaking and we are looking forward to sharing some of them with you. All ages are welcome and no prior experience is necessary to attend these workshops, just a desire to learn, explore and experiment. 

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

    Also, if you enjoy the workshops, 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.

    The *Central Coast Printmakers* is a dedicated group located in California’s San Luis Obispo County. CCP was founded over 25 years ago by Barbara & Rosey Rosenthal. With 30+ diverse active members, CCP’s mission is to maintain the tradition of making art prints & designing plates by hand. Our printmaking processes include etching, linocuts, woodcuts, silkscreen, collagraphs, & monoprints. Members participate in local demos, open studio tours, education, exhibits & community events.

    To join the Central Coast Printmakers group,

    Please contact Tricia Reichert at Tricia@tricia-reichert.com or Evy Justensen at evyjust@gmail.com

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October 13, 2021
  • Virginia Mack - Watercolor workshop (intermediate - advanced)

    October 13, 2021  10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Art Central, 1329 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, USA

    Beyond the Basics:

    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.

    Price: $35/session
    To register: contact Virginia Mack: vbmack@charter.net    

    See more details

  • Virginia Mack - Beginning Watercolor

    October 13, 2021  1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Art Central, 1329 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, USA

    Beginning Watercolor: Watercolor without Fear. Wednesdays 1:30-3:30, $35/session.
    To enroll please contact Virginia Mack: vbmack@charter.net   

    WATERCOLOR WITHOUT FEAR

    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.

     

    Join us!

    VIRGINIA MACK

    See more details