Great news! We are now offering a Gage Student Membership for only $75! Members get early registration for adult classes and workshops, Open Studio passes, complimentary Art History lectures and much more! Click HERE!

 

Classes and workshops for adults are designed to inspire artists of all abilities to reach new heights of creative and artistic excellence. Under the mentorship of professional artists, students develop new skills, explore time-honored techniques, and learn to express their artistic vision with confidence and skill. Daytime, evening and weekend classes and workshops present foundational studies in drawing, painting and sculpting, and feature professional studios and equipment, hands-on learning and a safe and supportive environment.

For information about registration deposits and fees, transfers and credits and class or workshop cancellation policies, please visit our Financial Terms page.

To register by mail, download the registration form and return it to the Gage offices at:
Gage Academy of Art
1501 10th Ave E – Ste. 101
Seattle, WA 98102

 

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Email Curriculum@GageAcademy.org to set up an appointment to meet with an academic advisor, or use our handy online PORTFOLIO REVIEW tool to upload samples of your work, and speak with an expert about which class or program is a great fit for your skills and ambition.

Abstract Composition – Julia Ricketts
Saturday – Sunday 8/5 – 8/6

Explore the impact of color on abstract compositions.
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Alla Prima Floral Painting – Byrnes
Saturday 8/5 – Tuesday 8/8

Learn to create an alla-prima floral painting from life with lively detail.
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Alla Prima Landscapes with Chalk Pastels – Happ
Tuesday 8/1 – 8/29

Use chalk pastels to venture outdoors to create a series of Alla Prima landscape drawings.
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Beginning Figure Drawing – Weatherly
Tuesday 8/1 – 8/29

Gain technical mastery and intuitive understanding of depicting the human form.
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Cityscape Painting in Seattle: Georgetown – Van Dyck
Monday-Friday 8/7-8/11

Learn strategies for simplifying complex environments to develop a compelling sense of space.
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Clothed Figure Painting With A Limited Palette – Medici
Wednesday 8/2 – 8/30

Learn how to paint full-length clothed figures from the live model in a combination of short and lon
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Color For Painters – Gury
Monday – Friday 11/27 – 12/1

Learn the core theoretical traditions of color with lectures, demonstrations and studio exercises.
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Comics: Storytelling with Sequential Art – Storms
Wednesday 8/2-8/30

This course is concerned with the artistic components of comic-craft, focusing in particular on the
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Demystifying Watercolor For Beginners – James
Thursday 8/3 – 8/31

Become familiar with the tools, paper and pigments to learn the basics of watercoloring.
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Drawing For Fun – Moore
Wednesday 8/2 – 8/30

A no-stress environment for you to relax and enjoy drawing.
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Drawing Nature – Moore
Wednesday 8/2-8/30

Develop an intimate understanding of plant structure while conveying the beauty of nature.
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Figure Sculpture – Evenson
Monday 7/31 – 8/28

Discover a comprehensive introduction to figure sculpture.
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Figure Structure Drawing – Flack
Monday – Friday 8/28-9/1

Explore the human figure’s complex construction, and learn to draw a figure from observation.
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Gestural Sculpting – Rees
Tuesday/Thursday 8/22 – 8/31

Learn to capture a variety of gestures of the human figure at a small scale from life.
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Get Started in Drawing – Cicatko
Thursday 8/3 – 8/31

Explore the key fundamentals of drawing.
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Get Started in Drawing – Weatherly
Tuesday 8/1 – 8/29

Learn introductory fundamentals, key concepts and artistic principles of drawing.
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Here And There: Deep Space in Landscapes – Noah
Saturday – Sunday 8/26 – 8/27

Explore the techniques used to create a sense of deep space in a landscape painting.
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Imaginative Realism – Sims
Wednesday-Friday 8/2-8/4

Learn fundamentals of observational methods of working and extend into the imaginative.
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Intro To Caricature Drawing – Cicatko
Thursday 8/3 – 8/31

Imagine and draw caricatures using your powers of observation, sense of humor and wit.
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Intro to Figure Drawing – Enevoldsen
Wednesday 6/28 – 7/26

Gain technical mastery and intuitive understanding of depicting the human form.
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Intro To Figure Drawing – Happ
Wednesday 8/2 – 8/30

Gain technical mastery and intuitive understanding of depicting the human form.
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Intro to Figure Drawing – Weatherly
Saturday 7/1 – 7/29

Gain technical mastery and intuitive understanding of depicting the human form.
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Intro To Figure Painting – Happ
Thursday 8/3 – 8/31

Learn to create accurate, dynamic figure paintings in oil.
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Intro To Plein Air Painting – Phalen
Friday 6/30 – 7/28

Get the most from painting outdoors this summer by creating oil paintings in nature.
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Intro To Plein Air Painting – Phalen
Friday 8/4 – 9/1

Get the most from painting outdoors this summer by creating oil paintings in nature.
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Intro to Portrait Drawing – Hart
Tuesday 8/1 – 8/29

Study the essential techniques and concepts of portrait drawing.
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Intro to Portrait Drawing– Hart
Monday 7/31 – 8/28

Study the essential techniques and concepts of portrait drawing.
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Intro To Still-Life Painting – Phalen
Wednesday 8/2 – 8/30

In a step-by-step process, learn the methods of oil painting while exploring the still-life genre.
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Landscape Painting: Summer Plein Air – Moore
Thursday 6/29-7/27

Learn to accurately render a variety of tree forms while expressing the unique gestures of trees.
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Landscape Painting: Summer Plein Air – Moore
Monday 7/31 – 8/28

Learn to accurately render a variety of tree forms while expressing the unique gestures of trees.
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Learn To Draw In A Weekend– Happ
Saturday – Sunday 8/12 – 8/13

Develop your artistic skills by learning to draw from observation.
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Mixed Media Painting – Zavareei
Saturday-Sunday 7/29-7/30

Extend your painting arsenal to encompass and incorporate non-traditional media and techniques.
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Oil Painting For Beginners – Hart
Monday 7/31 – 8/28

Develop a foundational knowledge of oil painting material and techniques.
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Patterns In Nature, Patterns In Abstraction – Simmons
Wednesday 8/2 – 8/30

Use paint to examine patterning as a building block for abstract composition.
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Plein Air Painting on the Hood Canal at Alderbrook – Albala
Tuesday – Thursday 7/25-7/27

Paint the natural beauty of the Olympic Mountains in Alderbrook, Washington.
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Portrait Drawing – Vavagiakis
Monday – Friday 8/14 – 8/18

Focus on the methods and tools needed to draw a portrait with accuracy and feeling.
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Portrait Painting In Oil – Phalen
Friday 8/4 – 9/1

Create emotive portraits as you learn to capture the likeness of your model in oil.
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Portrait Painting In Oil – Phalen
Thursday 6/29 – 7/27

Create emotive portraits as you learn to capture the likeness of your model in oil.
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Portrait Sculpture – Mostow
Tuesday – Saturday 9/5-9/9

Learn the capture the likeness of a model in clay with the block-in technique.
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Portrait Sculpture – Mostow
Tuesday – Saturday 9/5 – 9/9

Learn the capture the likeness of a model in clay with the block-in technique.
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Portrait Sculpture – Rees
Tuesday/Thursday 8/22 – 8/31

Learn to sculpt the portrait and capture likeness and personality in clay.
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Poster Studies In Oil– Ryder
Monday – Friday 11/27 – 12/1

Learn to understand tonal perception in terms of hue, value and chroma.
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Seeing The Light – Noah
Saturday – Sunday 8/12 – 8/13

Study the use of light to depict volumetric illusions in painting.
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Sketchbook in the City – Moore
Monday Wednesday Friday 7/31-8/9

Bring your studio outside into Seattle city parks!
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Successful Color With Pastel – Furchgott
Saturday – Sunday 8/5 – 8/6

Learn to draw fruit and still-life objects to learn basic pastel technique.
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Summer Flowers in Oil – Chung
Saturday-Monday 8/26-8/28

Learn how to paint beautiful flowers and improve your sense of perception to paint from life.
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Working the Grid – Ricketts
Wednesday 6/28 – 7/26

Learn to develop compositions that use the grid as an integral element of abstract painting.
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