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Ten-Week Classes at Gage range in all levels for all abilities, and are for students seeking a continuing education. Ten-Week Classes usually meet once a week for three hours at a time, and are perfect for those wanting to advance their skills technically and aesthetically.

Scroll down to view ten-week classes for adults in drawing, painting and sculpting for winter, 2017 – and click on the link to register.

For more information, or for help with registration, email Info@GageAcademy.org, or call 206.323.4243, x10.

Abstract Drawing: Concept & Intuition – Ricketts
Monday 1/16-3/21

Learn to create images in an abstract mode using a range of drawing materials.
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Abstract Painting: Shape and Form – Ricketts
Monday 1/16-3/20

Explore the ways in which non-representational painters create their compositions.
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Abstraction: Starting from the Head – Huddleston
Tuesday 1/17-3/21

Use the human head for the basis for painting abstractly in acrylic!
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Advanced Watercolor – Hoffman
Tuesday 1/17-3/21

Develop independent painting projects according to your artistic vision.
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Alla Prima Portraits with the Zorn Palette – Medici
Tuesday 1/17-3/21

Work in a direct method to create a compelling self-portrait.
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Basics of Drawing – Zavareei
Monday 1/16-3/20

Discover the basics of drawing in regards to line and value.
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Basics of Oil Painting – Zavareei
Wednesday 1/18-3/22

Discover the basics of oil painting materials and techniques.
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Bay Area Figure Painting – Emerson
Thursday 1/19-3/23

Learn how to create an abstract painting while retaining visual aesthetics.
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Beginning Figure Drawing – Chuzi
Wednesday 1/18-3/22

Gain technical mastery and intuitive understanding of depicting the human form.
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Beginning Figure Drawing – Weatherly
Tuesday 1/17-3/21

Gain technical mastery and intuitive understanding of depicting the human form.
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Beginning Figure Drawing – Weatherly
Saturday 1/21-3/25

Gain technical mastery and intuitive understanding of depicting the human form.
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Beginning Watercolor – Hoffmann
Wednesday 1/18-3/22

Develop an understanding of transparent watercolor.
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Botanical Drawing – McKeehen
Friday 1/20-3/24

Learn to use line to accurately portray plant subjects.
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Classical Program – Mills
Tuesday/Thursday 1/17-3/23

Classical Program
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Composing Objects & Color: Still Life Fundamentals – Phalen
Monday/Wednesday 1/16-3/22

Explore handling materials, light and shadow, color mixing, color design, brushwork and more.
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Contemporary Art Practice – LoCicero
Thursday 1/19-3/23

Learn all aspects of painting and explore the fundamentals of art making.
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Degas’s Bathers: Color Studies in Pastel – Furchgott
Tuesday 1/17-3/21

Create a series of lively alla-prima studies inspired by the bather series of Degas.
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Drawing and Painting Spotlight: The Torso – Agun
Wednesday 1/18-3/22

Drawing and Painting Spotlight Series: Focus on the Head
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Drawing Fundamentals: The Human Face – Hart
Monday 1/16-3/20

Study the essential techniques and concepts of portrait drawing.
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Drawing Fundamentals: The Human Face – Zadrozny
Thursday 1/19-3/23

Study essential techniques for creating compelling portrait drawings.
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Exploring Contrast: Figure & Still Life – Fugate
Thursday 1/19-3/23

Explore the powerful art principle of contrast and its influence on color and composition.
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Expressive Watercolor Portraits for Beginners – Heath
Thursday 1/19-3/23

Create a series of abstract watercolor paintings using traditional and non traditional methods.
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Figure Drawing: New Techniques & Materials – Flack
Tuesday 1/17-3/21

Learn to best express the figure with a variety of techniques and materials.
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Figure Painting with the Zorn Palette – Medici
Friday 1/20-3/24

Learn the limited Zorn Palette to allow focus on drawing and value to give power to your work.
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Figure Sculpting Studio – Magrath
Tuesday 1/17-3/21

A clear and intuitive method for mastering the fundamentals of three-dimensional modeling.
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Foundation Figure Painting: Heads, Hands & Feet – Happ
Monday/Wednesday 1/16-3/22

Explore strategies for analyzing structure, proportion, color relationships and more.
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Foundation Figure Sculpture: Additive to Subtractive & Carving the Torso – Magrath
Tuesday/Thursday 1/17-3/23

Learn basic skills of pattern transfer, blocking out and reductive carving to create unique art!
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Foundations of Drawing: Contours of the Human Form – Hart
Tuesday/Thursday 1/17-3/23

Working in a variety of drawing media, you build a foundation of skills for drawing the figure.
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Foundations of Drawing: Perspective & Value – Happ
Tuesday/Thursday 1/17-3/23

Master the practical and theoretical aspects of drawing from observation.
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Foundations of Drawing: Perspective & Value – Moore
Monday/Wednesday 1/16-3/22

Master the practical and theoretical aspects of drawing from observation.
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Illustration Program – Snoddy
Wednesday 1/18-3/22

Illustration Program
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Intermediate Watercolor – Hoffmann
Wednesday 1/18-3/22

Work with increasingly complex subjects as you expand your understanding of watercolor.
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Intimate Interiors of Bonnard & Vuillard in Acrylic – Furchgott
Monday 1/16-3/20

Create lively studies and a finished painting inspired by the post-impressionist, Vuillard.
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Landscape in Colored Pencils – Brooker
Wednesday 1/18-3/22

Dsicover the potential of working in color wex pencils while rendering the landscape.
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Landscape in Watercolor – Zavareei
Monday 1/16-3/20

Learn how to achieve beautiful results in watercolor landscapes.
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Learn to Draw – Coleman
Thursday 1/19-3/23

Learn introductory fundamentals, key concepts and artistic principles of drawing.
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Learn to Draw – Weatherly
Saturday 1/21-3/25

Learn introductory fundamentals, key concepts and artistic principles of drawing.
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Mixed Media Figure Drawing: Texture, Color, Line – Fugate
Wednesday 1/18-3/22

Use mixed-media to create dynamic figure drawings.
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Observational Drawing in Charcoal – Bixler
Friday 1/20-3/24

Express your observations in strong tonal shapes using charcoal.
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Oil Painting Techniques: Dark Ground to Glaze – Brooker
Friday 1/20-3/24

Learn an old master technique to create colorful glazes.
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Painting Land & Water – Moore
Monday 1/16-3/20

Explore how to paint tranquil water, running water and frothy waves!
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Painting the Natural World in Watercolor – McKeehen
Friday 1/20-3/24

Learn the dry-brush watercolor method for painting all types of natural subjects.
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Perspective Drawing – Flack
Tuesday 1/17-3/21

Explore methods for creating pictorial space using perspective.
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Portrait Painting in Acrylics – Huddleston
Tuesday 1/17-3/21

Explore the use of color, texture and transparency with acrylics to create a realist portrait.
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Portrait Painting in Oil – Phalen
Friday 1/20-3/24

Create emotive portraits as you learn to capture the likeness of your model in oil.
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Real World Composition – Albala
Friday 1/20-3/17

Explore composition by working with visible shapes and forces.
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Sculpting the Expressive Portrait – Toland
Wednesday 1/18-3/22

Learn to animate the face, and how the underlying muscles work to create the expression.
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Still-Life Painting in Oils – Abernethy
Thursday 1/19-3/23

Learn the tools and materials used in oil painting while exploring the still-life genre.
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The Figure in Colored Pencil – Bixler
Friday 1/20-3/24

Using colored pencils, learn how to mix and observe color relationships in the live model.
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The Josef Albers Painting Boot Camp – Emerson
Monday 1/16-3/20

Explore the basic painting concerns required of all graduate students entering Yale.
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Watercolor & The Figure in Interiors – Coleman
Thursday 1/19-3/23

Learn to create a finished figure painting in transparent watercolor.
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