Tuesday, September 17, 2019

New Fall Art Classes! Register now!

PORTRAIT SCULPTURE
Instructor: Chris Waddell
September 19 - December 12 | Thursdays, 5:30 - 8:30pm

WITHOUT ENOUGH INTEREST, THIS CLASS IS AT RISK OF CANCELLING. PLEASE SIGN UP ONLINE OR CALL THE OFFICE BY SEPTEMBER 18TH TO REGISTER.  (503) 550-3796
Sign Up Here!
We will learn many of the fundamentals of sculpting the portrait using classical casts as reference then graduate to using a live model. This course will focus on teaching the forms of the human head. The course will be valuable in terms of understanding form in real space and when approaching any form in nature. 2D artists will enhance their skills by utilizing the principles taught in this course. Graphic 3D artists will also enhance their skills by gaining a better understanding of the figure and 3 dimensional forms.
Chris will provide supplies the first day. Bring $50 to class.

DRAWING AND PAINTING ON THE IPAD
Instructor: Elaine Pawski
September 18 - November 20 | Wednesdays, 6 - 9pm
Sign Up Here!
Whether you are interested in digital painting as the end result, or simply a tool to help with sketches and pre-planning your traditional paintings, this class will make your iPad an integral part of your art supplies. We will be working mainly in Procreate, and a little in Sketchbook. We will work on a variety of projects in different styles of art, as well as on photographs of your traditional media work. Please be sure you have the Procreate and Sketchbook apps loaded on your iPad before coming to class. If you have questions, please feel free to contact Elaine @ epawski@comcast.net or 360-713-8422.

INSTRUCTION TO DRAWING, COMPOSITION & ART HISTORY 101  
Instructor: Greg Lewis
September 24 - December 10 | Tuesdays, 1 - 4pm
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This 3-term program is aimed at people interested in doing art but have little or no skills. Lessons will be sequential and a 1-year program. "Introduction to Drawing, Composition & Art History 101" will be offered during Fall term. "The Head and Figure 122" will be offered during Winter term. "Land and Cityscape" will be offered Spring term. Certificate given upon completion. 
Introduction to Drawing, Composition & Art History 101
Let’s start from the very beginning with these exciting lessons that will unleash your inner artist. This class is for those that are totally new to art or never got the basics. Express yourself with the fundamentals of composition, drawing and art history. Greg Lewis is an experienced college teacher who creates a relaxed and interesting environment.
M.C. Escher, Drawing Hands. 1948



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

info@osartists.org
503-228-0706

Friday, September 6, 2019

New in the OSA 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 
2019 FALL JURIED ART SHOW
September 8-23
Reception and Awards Ceremony:
Sunday, September 8, 1 - 3pm
Juror: Steve Kleier
This September OSA hosts the Fall Juried Show for members only. Steve Kleier is our Juror. Artwork must be original and not shown in previous shows at OSA, and may be any medium or style. Cradle boards accepted. Collage material must be the artist's original media on paper. Photography, digital art, and 3D art will not be accepted for this show.
$25 for one painting, $30 for two paintings; maximum two paintings per artist.
Art Take-in:
Thursday, Sept 5, 10am - 4pm
Friday, Sept 6, 10am - 1pm
Pay the exhibit entry fee online and skip the line!
Pay Online

What's Next?
OSA/Portland Photographers' Forum Collaborative Exhibit
October 7 - 24
Opening Reception: Sunday, Oct. 6, 1-3pm
OSA welcomes PPF for this joint exhibit. Expect to see photopraphs produced in a myraid of ways - from pinhole and toy cameras to large format view cameras. The work may be digital, traditional color, and black and white, silver, ink jet or platinum. Come experience photography as fine art!
click here to see the OSA/PPF Collaborative Exhibit Prospectus
Oregon Society of Artists
2185 SW Park Place
Portland, Oregon 97205

info@osartists.org
503-228-0706

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

New Fall Art Classes at OSA

NEW FALL CLASSES
Introduction to Drawing, Composition & Art History 101
Greg Lewis
September 24 - December 10 | Tuesdays, 1 - 4pm
This 3-term program is aimed at people interested in doing art but have little or no skills. Lessons will be sequential and a 1-year program. "Introduction to Drawing, Composition & Art History 101" will be offered during Fall term. "The Head and Figure 122" will be offered during Winter term. "Land and Cityscape" will be offered Spring term. Certificate given upon completion. 
Introduction to Drawing, Composition & Art History 101
Let’s start from the very beginning with these exciting lessons that will unleash your inner artist. This class is for those that are totally new to art or never got the basics. Express yourself with the fundamentals of composition, drawing and art history. Greg Lewis is an experienced college teacher who creates a relaxed and interesting environment.
M.C. Escher, Drawing Hands. 1948
Sign Up Here!

 Drawing and Painting on the iPad
Elaine Pawski
September 18 - November 20 | Wednesdays, 6 - 9pm
Whether you are interested in digital painting as the end result, or simply a tool to help with sketches and pre-planning your traditional paintings, this class will make your iPad an integral part of your art supplies. We will be working mainly in Procreate, and a little in Sketchbook. We will work on a variety of projects in different styles of art, as well as on photographs of your traditional media work. Please be sure you have the Procreate and Sketchbook apps loaded on your iPad before coming to class. If you have questions, please feel free to contact Elaine @ epawski@comcast.net or 360-713-8422.
Sign Up Here!

Portrait Sculpture
Chris Waddell
September 19 - December 12 | Thursdays, 5:30 - 8:30pm
We will learn many of the fundamentals of sculpting the portrait using classical casts as reference then graduate to using a live model. This course will focus on teaching the forms of the human head. The course will be valuable in terms of understanding form in real space and when approaching any form in nature. 2D artists will enhance their skills by utilizing the principles taught in this course. Graphic 3D artists will also enhance their skills by gaining a better understanding of the figure and 3 dimensional forms.
Sign Up Here!

Portrait Drawing from Life
Nathan Seay
October 11 - December 20 (no class 10/25)  | Fridays, 6 - 9pm
This comprehensive class spans the entire process of constructing a head though observation of a live model. Students can expect thorough class demonstrations, as well as one-on-one feedback.
Supply list:
Willow charcoal
2B charcoal pencil
Strathmore Charcoal paper pad - 18" x 24"
Hog brisle oil brush - medium size
kneaded eraser 

 
Sign Up Here!
Oregon Society of Artists
2185 SW Park Place
Portland, Oregon 97205

503-228-0706

Thursday, August 29, 2019

New at OSA!

UPCOMING IN THE GALLERY 
2019 FALL JURIED ART SHOW
September 8-23
Reception and Awards Ceremony:
Sunday, September 8, 1 - 3pm
Juror: Steve Kleier
This September OSA hosts the Fall Juried Show for members only. Steve Kleier is our Juror. Artwork must be original and not shown in previous shows at OSA, and may be any medium or style. Cradle boards accepted. Collage material must be the artist's original media on paper. Photography, digital art, and 3D art will not be accepted for this show.
$25 for one painting, $30 for two paintings; maximum two paintings per artist.
Art Take-in:
Thursday, Sept 5, 10am - 4pm
Friday, Sept 6, 10am - 1pm
Pay the exhibit entry fee online and skip the line!
Pay Online

CALL TO ARTISTS 
2019 200 FOR UNDER $200
Art Show and Sale
November 1 - December 5
Juror: Anji Grainger

 
THERE ARE A LIMITED NUMBER OF PANELS LEFT
PURCHASE YOUR PANELS AT OSA BEFORE WE RUN OUT!!
Come one, come all! OSA invites students, emerging, and established artists to participate in our popular annual 12" x 12" challenge. Registered participants will create an art piece on a supplied cradle panel. All artwork will be displayed in the OSA gallery for a gala reception, exhibition, and sales extravaganza in November. Participants will be eligible to win cash, valuable prizes, and awards.
click here to see the 2019 200 FOR UNDER $200 Prospectus
FREE DEMONSTRATION AND DRINK & DRAW!
FIRST THURSDAY AT OSA:
LIFE-LIKE PORTRAITS
With Elaine Evans
September 5, 6:30 - 8pm | FREE
Join us for an informative study of painting portraits using oil paints presented by Elaine Evans. Breathing life into your portraits can be the difference between an "okay" painting, and a life-like portrait. Evans paints with oils, acrylics and watercolor. She loves the challenge and excels in painting portraits and developing realism.

FIRST FRIDAY DRINK & DRAW:
THE BLUEGRASS SPECIAL
Hosted by Steve Kleier
September 6, 7 - 9pm | $20, includes materials
Get your country on with the bluegrass styling of Red Cedar Shakes. This good-time group plays traditional bluegrass instruments and songs. Charcoal, Newsprint, and wine proved - or, bring your own moonshine to share!
UPCOMING WORKSHOPS
OUR 2020 WORKSHOP LINEUP IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR REGISTRATION! With over 20 workshops in a variety of mediums, there's something for everyone. Come learn with us!

Register for 2020 workshops HERE

WATERCOLOR BATIK ON RICE PAPER
with 
Kristie Mooney


REGISTER NOW! 
October 11-13, 2019 | 9:30am - 4pm
This will be a 3 day workshop focused on creating a Batik using watercolors on Enryu rice paper. The workshop will start with a slide presentation meant to inspire students to create their own Batik. The presentation will be followed with Kristie showing her process step-by-step.
Kristie will meet each student individually to help with their own photo (or they have the option of using one of the instructors) with a great amount of help with technique, composition and design.
REGISTER NOW!
 
Oregon Society of Artists
2185 SW Park Place
Portland, Oregon 97205

info@osartists.org
503-228-0706