Demos

Journey to Sculpted Paintings Art Demo

Journey to Sculpted Paintings Art Demo

Sep 11, 3:00pm - Sep 11, 5:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St
Morro Bay, CA  93442 Map

Susan Malmgren
“Journey to Sculpted Paintings”

Free and Open to the Public

Morro Bay Art Association is proud to present a demonstration in sculpture by Susan Malmgren.

Susan earned a BA in Sociology from University of California, Santa Barbara. She continued with art education through University of California Santa Cruz, Pacific Art League and Palo Alto Cultural Center over the past 25 years. Inspired by others, she began to explore a variety of mediums. Susan explains, “Most of my paintings are acrylic, but I’ve also tried encaustic, oil, mosaic, glass, printing and collage.”

This demonstration will consist of Susan’s own unique style of turning a painting into a colorful sculpture! Using acrylic paint on watercolor paper, Susan molds her paintings into a distinctively, dynamic sculpture, transforming it from two to three dimensional art.

If you’re looking for a fun new medium that would take your two dimensional art to an entire new level, don’t miss this opportunity to see how it’s done!

WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA
WHEN: September 11th, 2017, 3pm – 5pm
CONTACT: 805-772-2504 or email:
artcenter.morrobay@gmail.com or www.artcentermorrobay.org
COST: Free and open to the public
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Soft Nudes in a Hard Medium

Soft Nudes in a Hard Medium

Oct 9, 3:00pm - Oct 9, 5:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St
Morro Bay, CA  93442 Map

Rosey Rosenthal
"Soft Nudes in a Hard Medium"

Free and Open to the Public

Morro Bay Art Association is proud to present a demonstration of
linocuts (relief prints), by accomplished artist and gallery owner, Rosey Rosenthal.

Rosey Rosenthal earned a Bachelor of Art degree in Graphic Arts and Illustration from Pratt Institute. It’s difficult to express Rosey’s accomplishments without mentioning his wife and partner, Barbara. The Rosenthal’s are founding members of the Central Coast Printmakers Group of (SLOMA) San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, originating 36 years ago. Rosey, his wife Barbara, Stevie Vorhees and Joan Sullivan operated The Baywood Gallery, at the pier in Baywood, CA. Rosey and Barbara initiated the artist group, (SLAG) an artists’ cooperative located within the San Luis Obispo, Creamery Building. The Rosenthal’s later opened “Art is for Everyone”, a gallery in Baywood Park serving the public for 9 years. They established a printmaking studio, “Granada Arts” in Los Osos, selling over 30,000 etchings and relief prints, where they have taught etching workshops since 1981. Barbara brought art to the San Luis Obispo public schools, through the Santa Barbara Creative Project, for nine years.

During this demonstration, Rosey will give a quick overview of how to make and print linocuts (relief prints) including cutting materials, printing papers and proper inks. He will share how to maintain tools, cleanup and home printing. Touching on everything from rubber stamps to steamroller prints, Rosey will share how easy it is to print linocut/relief prints without a press.

Learn tips and tricks from a master!

WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA
WHEN: October 9, 2017, 3pm – 5pm
CONTACT: 805-772-2504 or email: artcenter.morrobay@gmail.com
www.artcentermorrobay.org
COST: Free and open to the public
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Demonstration of Woodturning - November 13

Demonstration of Woodturning - November 13

Nov 13, 3:00pm - Nov 13, 5:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St
Morro Bay, CA  93442 Map

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Morro Bay Art Association is proud to present a demonstration of
woodturning, by artist, Mike Rude.

Using a lathe, like the potter’s wheel and hand-held tools (turnery) to cut and shape, an operator known as a turner can generate a variety of forms.

Mike began wood turning in 1998 and studied under instructors from around the world. Much of his work is created from wood found from logs or trees located on the Central Coast and Northern California. Mike’s lathe-turned bowls, boxes, plates, vases, rolling pins, and pepper mills are intended for display, yet are surprisingly functional.

Mike Rude is a member of the American Association of Woodturners and Central Coast Woodturners Club. His unique creations are exhibited in several galleries and juried craft shows, including the Contemporary Craft Shows in Pasadena and San Francisco, California.

During this demonstration, Mike will give an overview of woodturning techniques. He will provide an orientation of lathes, wood grains, including soft and hard wood, with an overview of turnery.

Learn basic tips and tricks from a skilled woodturner!

WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA
WHEN: November 13, 2017, 3pm – 5pm
CONTACT: 805-772-2504 or email: artcenter.morrobay@gmail.com
www.artcentermorrobay.org
COST: Free and open to the public
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Wildlife Photography

Wildlife Photography

Jan 7, 3:00pm - Jan 7, 5:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St
Morro Bay, CA  93442 Map

Free and Open to the Public

In celebration of the annual Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival, Morro Bay Art Association is proud to present a demonstration of Wildlife Photography by Brady Cabe.

Brady is a seasoned photographer who enjoys the outdoors. With both feet and tripod in the water, he captures wildlife, a sunset, or the Milky Way late into the night. His passion for photographing the night sky overflows into summertime astrophotography.

Beginning with a photo slideshow featuring local birds, Brady will discuss locations and tips for getting that close up shot. He will cover use of camera settings, lenses and strategies for getting close, with an emphasis on the ethical treatment of wildlife. Brady will cover the use of light and ways to improve composition.

Hoping to boost your photo power, Brady will share factors that give images, impact and inspiration through his stunning photography. Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn tricks and fundamentals that could change the way you shoot. Bring your camera for an after-event mingle with other aspiring and experienced photographers.


WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA
WHEN: Sunday, January 7, 2017, 3pm – 5pm
CONTACT: 805-772-2504 or visit www.artcentermorrobay.org
COST: Free and open to the public
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A Weavers Tools

A Weavers Tools

Feb 12, 3:00pm - Feb 12, 5:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St
Morro Bay, CA  93442 Map

FREE and Open to the Public

Morro Bay Art Association is proud to present a demonstration of fabric weaving by award winning artist, Sandra Rude.

Sandra Rude’s pursuit of artistic knowledge took her to Handweaver’s Studio in London, England, where she learned to weave. Sandra’s goal as a handweaver is to produce interesting cloth, cloth that industry cannot generate. Sandra is a professional weaver who enjoys complex design, richly layered and unusual fabrics, utilizing natural fibers.

Sandra begins with skeins of undyed thread, and dyes them in the color palette she has chosen for the project. She measures the warp (lengthwise threads), winding it onto a loom. Depending on the project, she uses either specialized weave design software or Adobe Photoshop to assist her during the design process.

Sandra uses a Jacquard loom to make beautiful tapestries, and a more traditional treadle loom to weave scarves, wraps, the occasional table linens and yardage for tailoring.

Sandra’s masterful work has been exhibited in national juried and invitational shows, such as the Smithsonian Craft Show and The American Craft Council. She is a current member of the Central Coast Weavers Guild, Conference of Northern California Handweavers, Complex Weavers, and the Handweaver’s Guild of America. She has published articles in the Complex Weavers Journal and Weaver’s Magazine.
During this demonstration, Sandra will provide a slide show of her looms, weaving, design and dying process. The hardware and software that she uses will also be discussed.
If you have dreamed of pursuing skills as a weaver or just want to see how these fabrics and stunning tapestries, scarves and other items are made, don’t miss a demonstration by this prestigious weaver.

WHAT: Demonstration of weaving scarves, tapestries and more
WHEN: February 12, 2018, 3PM - 5PM
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442
CONTACT: 805-772-2504 or visit www.artcentermorrobay.org

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