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    • Saturday, August 03, 2024
    • 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    • 116 Bridge St - Room 12 - John Day, OR
    • 18
    Register


    Let's paint a charming chicken who is basking between rows of lavender blooms. This will be an unforgettable afternoon with a colorful twist! I'll provide the basic sketch of the hen and lead you step by step in painting this new design of mine! Invite your friends and family for an evening of fun! All supplies are provided, and beginners are always welcome!

    Adults and youth ages 12 and up. Beginners and up.

    Dip your toes into painting or continue your artistic journey! I'm Angel Carpenter, owner of WILDbrushes Art with Angel. Join me for a fun art experience as we relax, create and focus on the positive. My background includes a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (drawing and painting). I love teaching young and "young at heart" step-by-step acrylic paintings that are fun for beginners and are also enjoyable for advanced painters. My husband and I live in Grant County, Oregon, and have four sons.

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    PSCA cancellation policy: Teacher reserves the right to cancel if class size minimum is not reached. You will receive a full refund in this case or if the instructor needs to cancel for other reasons. 

    If you need to cancel: Cancellations within a week of class start date will receive a 50% refund. After that a refund will not be issued. Our teachers and staff put a lot of work in to be ready for your class. If you need to cancel, please communicate with us as soon as possible. 

    • Monday, August 12, 2024
    • Monday, November 25, 2024
    • 8 sessions
    • 116 Bridge St - Room 12 - John Day, OR
    • 14
    Register

    What You'll Learn: Choose your own medium to focus on:

    Oil Painting: Master the richness and depth of oil paints.

    Acrylics: Explore the versatility and fast-drying properties of acrylics.

    Watercolor: Learn the delicate art of watercolor painting.

    Drawing: Sharpen your skills with various drawing techniques.

    Business of Art:

    Selling Your Art: Effective strategies to market and sell your work.

    Photographing Art: Tips for capturing professional-quality images of your artwork.

    Pricing Your Art: Insights on how to value and price your creations

    Class Structure:

    Short Lesson: Each session begins with a focused lesson on art techniques, history, or business strategies.

    Individual Project Time: Ample time to work on your own projects, with the opportunity to receive personalized guidance.

    Ongoing Support: Stay connected with your instructor during off-weeks for advice and feedback.

    Flexibility and Support:

    Flexible Schedule: Class dates may vary slightly depending on the teacher's availability.

    Continuous Check-ins: Maintain progress and motivation with check-ins, even on non-class weeks.

    Why Join?

    Focused Learning: Gain in-depth knowledge and skill in your chosen medium.

    Personalized Instruction: Benefit from tailored advice and hands-on support from an experienced artist.

    Community and Networking: Connect with fellow artists, share ideas, and grow together.

    Enroll in our Fine Art Mentorship Class today and take the next step in your artistic journey. Unlock your creative potential and develop the skills to succeed both in art and the art business.

    Ages 16 and up



    Kim Randleas is a lifelong resident of Grant County. She loves drawing, painting, and creating stained glass works. Her favorite mediums are charcoal, watercolor, and oil paint. She loves trying new, art forms and looks forward to learning alongside other people at the Art Center.





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    PSCA cancellation policy: Teacher reserves the right to cancel if class size minimum is not reached. You will receive a full refund in this case or if the instructor needs to cancel for other reasons. 

    If you need to cancel: Cancellations within a week of class start date will receive a 50% refund. After that a refund will not be issued. Our teachers and staff put a lot of work in to be ready for your class. If you need to cancel, please communicate with us as soon as possible. 

    • Thursday, August 15, 2024
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 116 Bridge St - Room 12 - John Day, OR
    • 18
    Register



    Mark your calendar and join us in painting a vibrant sunset with reflections a serene lake, surrounded by pine trees! It's reminiscent of Magone Lake. You can create your own colorful blend of sunset colors, or use the color palette I've chosen. I'll lead you step by step through the process and have all supplies provided for you - YOU just come and have fun! Looking forward to painting with you!


    Adults and youth ages 12 and up. Beginners and up.

    Dip your toes into painting or continue your artistic journey! I'm Angel Carpenter, owner of WILDbrushes Art with Angel. Join me for a fun art experience as we relax, create and focus on the positive. My background includes a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (drawing and painting). I love teaching young and "young at heart" step-by-step acrylic paintings that are fun for beginners and are also enjoyable for advanced painters. My husband and I live in Grant County, Oregon, and have four sons.

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    PSCA cancellation policy: Teacher reserves the right to cancel if class size minimum is not reached. You will receive a full refund in this case or if the instructor needs to cancel for other reasons. 

    If you need to cancel: Cancellations within a week of class start date will receive a 50% refund. After that a refund will not be issued. Our teachers and staff put a lot of work in to be ready for your class. If you need to cancel, please communicate with us as soon as possible. 

    • Saturday, August 24, 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • 116 Bridge St - Room 12 - John Day, OR
    • 14
    Register

    Workshop Description:

    Unlock the secrets to painting life-like fur, feathers, and hair in this immersive one-day workshop designed for both wildlife and pet artists. Whether you're a beginner looking to develop new skills or an experienced painter aiming to refine your technique, this class will provide you with the essential tools and insights to elevate your animal paintings to the next level.

    Key Learning Objectives:

    1. Color Mixing**: Learn the fundamentals of mixing vibrant and realistic colors tailored to different animal coats.

    2. Texture Creation: Discover techniques for creating the illusion of texture, making fur feel soft, feathers appear fluffy, and hair look silky smooth.

    3. Edge Quality: Learn the art of edge control to convey depth and dimension.

    What You'll Need to Bring:

    - Your own set of oil paints

    - Brushes of various sizes and shapes

    - Canvas or painting surface of your choice

    - Palette and palette knives

    - Rags or paper towels

    -Medium

    -Lunch

    Workshop Format:

    Introduction & Demonstration: Begin the day with a live demonstration by our instructor, showcasing the techniques and approaches that will be covered.

    Hands-On Practice: Engage in guided practice sessions where you will apply what you've learned, with the instructor providing personalized feedback and assistance.

    Q&A and Troubleshooting: Participate in an interactive Q&A session to address any challenges and gain further insights into perfecting your technique.

    Join us for this enriching workshop and take your animal painting skills to new heights. Secure your spot today and embark on a creative journey that will enhance your artistic repertoire!

    Ages 16 and up



    Kim Randleas is a lifelong resident of Grant County. She loves drawing, painting, and creating stained glass works. Her favorite mediums are charcoal, watercolor, and oil paint. She loves trying new, art forms and looks forward to learning alongside other people at the Art Center.


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    PSCA cancellation policy: Teacher reserves the right to cancel if class size minimum is not reached. You will receive a full refund in this case or if the instructor needs to cancel for other reasons. 

    If you need to cancel: Cancellations within a week of class start date will receive a 50% refund. After that a refund will not be issued. Our teachers and staff put a lot of work in to be ready for your class. If you need to cancel, please communicate with us as soon as possible. 

Meet the Teachers



Angel Carpenter

I'm Angel Carpenter, owner of WILDbrushes Art with Angel. I provide all the supplies, and we'll focus on the positive while we relax and paint. My background includes a Bachelor of Fine Arts (drawing and painting). I love teaching young and young at heart step-by-step acrylic paintings that are fun for beginners and are also enjoyable for advanced painters. My husband and I live in Grant County, Oregon, and are empty-nesters with four grown sons.


Robert Rex

I am a retired art teacher from California where I taught art at a high school for 30 years. I studied commercial art at "Art Center" in LA before transferring to Calif. State University at Long Beach, California where I received my BA in art. Then I transferred to Chico State University where I got my teaching degree. I also taught a basic drawing class at the local Junior college "College of the Sequoias" at the same time that I was teaching in the high school, for several years.



Kim Randleas

Visual Arts Committee



Visual Arts Department Lead


Teach a Class

Interested in teaching or volunteering for the Visual Arts Department? Contact Kim at painteskycenter@gmail.com



Painted Sky Center for the Arts is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. Your support matters.

Thank you for supporting the arts in Eastern Oregon. 

Painted Sky Center for the Arts offers its programs equally to all people



Physical Address: 116 NW Bridge St. John Day, Oregon 97845

Mailing Address: 116 NW Bridge St. John Day, Oregon 97845 Ste 9

Call: (541) 575-1335

Email: paintedskycenter@gmail.com

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