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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.

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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.

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Gage Academy of Art
1501 10th Ave E – Ste. 101
Seattle, WA 98102

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Abstract Composition – Ricketts
Monday 4/10-6/12

Learn to compose with intention and a sense of adventure through collages.
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Abstract Painting: Experimental Approaches – Ricketts
Monday 4/10-6/12

Explore experimental approaches to contemporary painting utilizing found and invented imagery.
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Acrylic Portrait Painting – Huddleston
Tuesday 4/11-6/13

Explore the color, texture and transparency use of acrylic paint ing contempoary realist painting.
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Advanced Watercolor – Hoffman
Tuesday 4/11-6/13

Develop independent painting projects according to your artistic vision.
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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 Portrait Painting – Rodriguez
Monday-Friday 3/27-3/31

Explore techniques for applying transparent colored oil paints to copper plate.
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Alla Prima Portraits with a Limited Palette – Medici
Thursday 5/18-6/15

Work in a direct method to create a compelling self-portrait.
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Aristides Atelier Application Fee

Atelier Application Fee
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Bas-Relief Sculpting – Rees
Saturday – Sunday 4/29-4/30

Develop drawing skills beyond two-dimensions by working with compositions in clay.
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Basics of Drawing – Zavareei
Monday 4/10-6/12

Discover the basics of drawing in regards to line and value.
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Basics of Oil Painting: Material & Technique – Zavareei
Wednesday 4/12-6/14

Explore concepts of paint application, paint consistency, brush techniques and more.
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Beginning Acrylic Still Life Painting – Huddleston
Tuesday 4/11-6/13

Explore color, texture and transparency to produce a contemporary realist painting.
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Beginning Oil Painting – Hart
Tuesday 4/11-6/13

Develop a foundational knowledge of oil painting material and techniques.
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Beginning Watercolor – Hoffman
Wednesday 4/12-6/14

Develop an understanding of transparent watercolor.
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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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Classical Program – Mills
Tuesday/Thursday 4/11-6/15

Forge your foundational drawing and painting abilities through a sequential curriculum.
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Color Pencil Portraits – Bixler
Friday 4/14-6/9

Explore color theory and relationships to create beautiful portrait drawings!
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Color Theory & Color Mixing – Chung
Saturday – Sunday 6/3-6/4

Learn color mixing techniques and understand specific color terms (hue, value, chroma).
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Color Theory: Dry Media – Happ
Thursday 4/13-6/15

Learn to understand color through drawing with dry media.
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Concept & Composition: Still-Life Fundamentals – Phalen
Monday/Wednesday 4/10-6/14

Delve deeper into color mixing in this second course in the series.
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Drawing in the Studio & City – Fugate
Wednesday 4/12-6/14

Draw from a live model and in locations around the city!
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Drawing with Paint – Dall’Osto
Wednesday 4/12-6/14

Surf the edge between drawing and painting by learning to replicate drawing effects in painting.
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Dynamic Detail in Ink & Watercolor- Reddy
Thursday 4/13-5/11

Learn techniques for combining contour drawings with watercolor.
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Encaustic Painting – Zavareei
Saturday – Sunday 5/6-5/7

Explore the basics of the ancient medium of wax in your paintings as you create beautiful images.
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Expressive Portrait Painting – Baatz
Friday 4/14-6/16

Explore various techniques for creating an expressive portrait in oils.
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Expressive Still-Life Painting – Baatz
Friday 4/14-6/16

Explore various techniques for creating an expressive still-life painting in oils.
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Figure & Portrait Painting – Grimaldi
Monday – Friday 8/21-8/25

Explore Michael Grimaldi's techniques for creating dynamic figures and portraits in painting..
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Figure Drawing – Chuzi
Wednesday 4/12-6/14

Gain technical mastery and intuitive understanding of depicting the human form.
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Figure Drawing – Flack
Tuesday 4/11-6/13

Learn to best express the figure with a variety of techniques and materials.
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Figure Drawing in Charcoal – Bixler
Friday 4/14-6/16

Learn a flexible anatomically rooted approach to working from the model.
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Figure Drawing in in Interiors – Furchgott
Tuesday 4/11-6/13

Explore the relationship between the figure and its surrounding environment.
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Figure Drawing in Interiors – Moore
Monday 4/10-6/12

Explore the relationship between the figure and its surrounding environment.
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Figure Exploration: Expressing Narrative through Color, Composition and Gesture- Liao
Saturday-Sunday 5/6-5/7

Develop an expressive paitning that tells a story through references, sketches and color studies.
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Figure Painting in Oil – Happ
Wednesday 4/12-6/14

Explore layers of space within the figure and within the context of the picture plane.
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Figure Painting in Oils – Enevoldsen
Monday-Friday 3/27-3/31

Learn to create a long pose figure painting from direct observation.
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Figure Painting with a Limited Palette – Medici
Wednesday 5/17-6/14

Learn to work quickly with precision to develop yourself as a painter.
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Figure Painting Workshop: Form and Color – Lu
Monday-Friday 6/19-6/23

Learn the fundamental skills of the figure painting process by examining form and color.
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Figure Sculpting Studio – Magrath
Tuesday 4/11-6/13

A clear and intuitive method for mastering the fundamentals of three-dimensional modeling.
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Figure Sculpture – Evenson
Monday 4/10-5/8

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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Foundation Figure Sculpture III – Magrath
Tuesday/Thursday 4/11-6/15

Build an anatomically precise 3-D model of the human muscular/skeletal system from the bones out.
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Foundations of Drawing: Concrete Anatomy Techniques – Hart
Tuesday & Thursday 4/11-6/15

Explore methods for creating accurate, emotive renderings of the human figure.
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Get Started in Drawing – Cicatko
Monday 4/10-5/18

Explore the key fundamentals of drawing.
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Get Started in Drawing – Cicatko
Monday 5/15-6/12

Explore the key fundamentals of drawing.
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Illustration Program – Snoddy
Wednesday 4/12-6/14

Learn how to build realistic imagery from the ground up.
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Illustrative Storytelling – Clotfelter
Thursday 5/18-6/15

Create one or two-page "diary comics" based on anecdotes from life.
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Intermediate Watercolor – Hoffman
Wednesday 4/12-6/14

Work with increasingly complex subjects as you expand your understanding of watercolor.
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Landscape in Watercolor – Zavareei
Monday 4/10-6/12

Learn how to achieve beautiful results in watercolor landscapes.
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Landscape Painting on Acrylic Copper Grounds – Brooker
Friday 4/14-6/16

Learn how to combine bold direct painting techniques with transparent layers when rendering textures
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Landscape Painting: Spring Trees – Moore
Monday 4/10-6/12

Gain an undertanding of the dynamic structure of tree forms as you paint the texture of foilage.
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Learn to Draw – Coleman
Thursday 4/13-6/15

Learn introductory fundamentals, key concepts and artistic principles of drawing.
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Learn to Draw – Weatherly
Saturday 4/15-6/17

Learn introductory fundamentals, key concepts and artistic principles of drawing.
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Luminist American Painting – Emerson
Tuesday & Thursday 4/11-6/15

Explore light, color, and paint application - moving toward a picture of an experience.
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Mixed Media & Collage – LoCicero
Thursday 5/18-6/15

Learn the processes and skills needed to energice and make the surfaces of paintings complex!
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Mixed Media Painting – Zavareei
Saturday-Sunday 5/20-5/21

Extend your painting arsenal to encompass and incorporate non-traditional media and techniques.
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Oil Painting on Copper Plate – Lovelace
Monday-Friday 3/27-3/31

Explore techniques for applying transparent colored oil paints to copper plate.
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Painting Portraits Pastel – Eagle
Monday-Thursday 6/19-6/22

Observe the model's form, color and value relationships
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Painting The Figure in Watercolor – Coleman
Thursday 4/13-5/11

Learn to create a finished figure painting in transparent watercolor.
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Painting the Figure in Watercolor – Coleman
Thursday 5/18-6/15

Learn to create a finished figure painting in transparent watercolor.
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Painting the Flower in Oil – Theis
Saturday-Sunday 4/22-4/23

Create realistic paintings of flowers in oil from freshly cut floral arrangements.
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Pastel Still Life: Flowers, Fruit and Blue and White Pottery – Furchgott
Thursday 4/13-6/15

Learn to reproduce the rare beauty of flowers, fruit, and glazed ceramic through pastel.
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Perspective Drawing – Flack
Tuesday 4/11-6/13

Explore methods for creating pictorial space using perspective.
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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 Drawing – Weatherly
Saturday 4/15-6/17

Focus on the basic concepts of drawing applied to the human form and learn to think visually.
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Portrait Drawing – Zadrozny
Thursday 4/13-6/15

Study essential techniques for creating compelling portrait drawings.
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Portrait Painting in Oil – Phalen
Friday 4/14-6/16

Create emotive portraits as you learn to capture the likeness of your model in oil.
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Portrait Painting in Oils – Agun
Saturday – Sunday 4/8-4/9

Focus on the traditional portrait painting in oil inspired by the techniques of Velasquez and more!
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Portrait Painting in Oils – McNaughton
Monday – Friday 6/26-6/30

Focus on painting oils from a live model in the method employed by most Old Masters.
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Portrait Painting in the Flemish Style – Brooker
Wednesday 4/12-6/14

Expand skills in portrait painting through the traditions of working in the Flemish style.
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Portrait Sculpture – Evenson
Monday 5/15-6/12

Learn to sculpt the portrait and capture likeness and personaility in clay.
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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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Portraits & Self Portraits Painting in the Manner of Neel & Modigliani – Fugate
Thursday 4/13-6/15

Make a portrait painting in similar as Neel and Modigliani.
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Short Pose Figure Drawing – Zadrozny
Tuesday 4/11-5/9

Learn the foundation of classical figure drawing through the practice of the short pose.
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Short-Pose Figure Drawing – Zadrozny
Tuesday 5/16-6/13

Learn the foundation of classical figure drawing through the practice of the short pose.
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Still Life Painting – Madrid
Monday – Friday 6/26-6/30

Explore the systematic application of complex color strategies in your own still life painting.
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The Munsell Color System – Madrid
Monday – Friday 6/19-6/23

Learn to create a full color wheel, including laying out a full chromatic flesh-tones palette.
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The Science in Art and Techniques of the French Impressionists – Collymore
Saturday-Sunday 5/6-5/7

Learn about the topics of science in art while integrating this scientific knowledge with artmaking.
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Trois Crayon Portrait Drawing – Hart
Monday 4/10-6/12

Explore the use of trois crayon techniques to render sensitive and delicate portraits.
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Watercolor Exploration – Heath
Thursday 4/13-6/1

Explore watercolor techniques, compositions and color while creting unique watercolor pieces.
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What a Relief: The Paint Thickens – Noah
Sunday 4/2-4/9

Learn to develop materials, process, and content with thick relief surfaces.
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