Monday, June 17, 2019

What's Happening at OSA?

Art without Passports Lecture Series
Thursday, June 20, 6:30pm | FREE
Greg Lewis: No. 26: The New Art Expressions: It's a Digital World
From digital giclĂ©e printing, to complex CGI – Computer Aided Imaging in film making. From van Gogh’s art in animation, to Gustav Klimt’s total multi-media experience in Paris. Examples of iPad illustration, photo mapping and projection technology are bringing new directions to the art world. The programed calculations of ones and zeros has allowed artists to spiral upwards in the creative process, finding new audiences. Join us for an evening of art expressions in the digital world.

greglewisstudios.net

IN THE GALLERY
The OSA Gallery is free and open to the public:  Monday - Saturday, 1 - 4 pm with special opening reception hours as announced in exhibit listings.
UPCOMING IN THE GALLERY
37th Annual Rose Festival Art Show
June 2-24

      2018 Grand Prize Winner: Christine Helton, Rosalie
Last day of Show:
Monday, June 24

Art pick-up:
Tuesday, June 25, 1 - 4pm
Wednesday, June 26, 10am - 4pm
(Art must be picked up by June 26 to avoid a $10 fee)

OSA is proud to host the 37th Annual Portland Rose Festival Art Show. This year's Juror is watercolor artist Lian Quan Zhen.
REGISTER NOW!
JULY 21 | 9:30am-4:00pm
please register at https://public.osartists.org/public/workshops

BEGINNERS GUIDE TO PASTEL PAINTING
with Susan Kuznitsky
This one-day workshop is the perfect opportunity for artists who are curious about using pastel. It is a day to explore the joys of pastels to see if you want to dive in further. All you need to bring is a drawing board to accommodate a 9 x 12 piece of sanded pastel paper. All other supplies will be provide.

 
REGISTER NOW!
 
REGISTER NOW!
JULY 25-28 | 9:30am-4:30pm
please register at https://public.osartists.org/public/workshops

CALIFORNIA VIBE IN WATERCOLOR
with David Lobenberg


Students will learn watercolor portraiture that goes beyond the norm with super expressive paint applications and wildly intense colors. ABSOLUTELY NO DRAWING EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY – You will work from photo references both provided by me and your own. A tracing technique will be utilized for all paintings.

 
 Oregon Society of Artists
2185 SW Park Place
Portland, Oregon 97205

info@osartists.org
503-228-0706
 
 
 

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Art Demonstration and Workshops at OSA

Second Thursday Evening Demo | Thursday, June 13, 11am | FREE
Alan Scott-Moncrieff: Still-life in the OSA Garden
While surrounded by the elements in the OSA garden, Alan will use his proprietary techniques to demonstrate how to successfully produce a still-life in the late morning sunlight. These outside painting techniques simply cannot be taught within a studio setting. 
Alan Scott-Moncrieff is a Scottish American Impressionist painter and the grandson of renowned American illustrator, Keith Ward. Alan has painted, exhibited and taught in the US, Canada, Mexico, the UK and Asia since 1988 and nurtured numerous students on their path to becoming fulfilled artists.

 
UPCOMING WORKSHOPS
REGISTER NOW! 5 spots available 
THIS WEEKEND! June 8-9 | 9:30am-4:30pm
please register at https://public.osartists.org/public/workshops

THE POWER OF DESIGN AND COLOR IN LANDSCAPE PAINTINGS
with Michael Orwick
Focus on the fundamentals of good painting.  Instructor will help simplify the painting process and show how to use a step-by-step method to create a successful painting.  Topics include: composition, value, design, choosing a subject, identifying and mixing accurate warm and cool colors, establishing a focal point, plus tips for studio and outdoor painting.  Workshop includes informal lectures, demonstrations, group critiques, and individual advice.
REGISTER NOW!

REGISTER NOW!
JULY 21 | 9:30am-4:00pm
please register at https://public.osartists.org/public/workshops

BEGINNERS GUIDE TO PASTEL PAINTING
with Susan Kuznitsky
This one-day workshop is the perfect opportunity for artists who are curious about using pastel. It is a day to explore the joys of pastels to see if you want to dive in further. All you need to bring is a drawing board to accommodate a 9 x 12 piece of sanded pastel paper. All other supplies will be provide.

 
REGISTER NOW!

Oregon Society of Artists
2185 SW Park Place
Portland, Oregon 97205

info@osartists.org
503-228-0706
 

Thursday, May 30, 2019

First Friday DRINK & DRAW

First Friday DRINK & DRAW | Friday, June 7, 6:30-8:30pm | $20
Hosted by Steve Kleier | Life Drawing: Line Storm Playwright Group

 Have your wine with a little drawing and theater! Bring your own materials and draw/paint from a group of live models while listening to these talented authors read their own original plays. You are welcome to attend as an artist or to simply enjoy! 


Oregon Society of Artists
2185 SW Park Place
Portland, Oregon 97205

503-228-0706
oregonsa@gmail.com

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Art Demonstrations, Lectures, and Drink & Draw - OSA

Get inspired with new ideas for making art, learn new techniques, and observe the creative process of other artists! OSA demonstrations are open to the public. Join us!

First Thursday Evening Demo | Thursday, June 6, 7pm | FREE
Ellen White: Colored Pencil Tips and Techniques


Colored pencil is one of the most versatile mediums out there. There are many techniques one can use to achieve a variety of different effects and textures when creating a work of art. 

Ellen White will demonstrate some of these techniques ranging from methods of blending to the use of different substrates. You’ll be amazed at what can be created with one small set of tools!


Ellen is a pet portrait artist, focusing mainly on dogs and cats. She is a member of CPSA (Colored pencil Society of America) District Chapter 201, and currently serves as their Co-President, and Exhibitions Director. To see more of Ellen’s work, visit ellenoriginals.weebly.com 




Oregon Society of Artists
2185 SW Park Place
Portland, Oregon 97205

503-228-0706
oregonsa@gmail.com 


 

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Lian Quan Zhen CBP Workshop



Chinese Brushwork with Lian Quan Zhen

Location: Upstairs Studio

Price: $ 60.00 Option to paint with materials Linda will provide. Add $ 25.00
This workshop offers a fresh approach for acrylic and collage artists.
Five demos will focus on step by step techniques, designed to develop
your mental and artistic courage.
Examples of new approaches for transparent collage papers,
controlling value gradation with a high density foam roller,
and expressive line making with sgraffito tools, are specifically designed for
artists ready to step up to a new level of creative expression.
Following each demo, a short video will reveal how to move past the basics
to a completed painting.
Artists will take a small example home, if they choose to “paint in the afternoon”.
Just add $25 at registration. Linda will set up stations with all necessary supplies.
All participants should dress, knowing they might be in the “splash zone”.
Bring your lunch.
Google "Linda Rothchild Ollis Studio” to see her blog.
Check back to see her new website. Coming soon!
June 1, 2019
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

In this one-day Chinese painting session, students will learn how to use Chinese brushes, ink and colors, as well as Asian Art techniques. These techniques will help students paint any subject matter in a more free and spontaneous style.

Supply List (click and then scroll to the bottom of the page)
Price: Member $ 95.00 | Non-Member $ 95.00
 
Oregon Society of Artists
2185 SW Park Place
Portland, Oregon 97205

info@osartists.org
503-228-0706