FIVE-WEEK CLASSES
WEEKEND WORKSHOPS
WEEKLONG WORKSHOPS

Drawing

Morning

Portrait Drawing – Geoff Flack
Tuesday | 4/10-6/12 | 9:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

Improve your understanding of the portrait and construct accurate drawings from observation.

Beginning Figure Drawing – Ryan Weatherly
Saturday | 4/14-6/16 | 10:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M.

Gain technical mastery and intuitive understanding of depicting the human form.


Afternoon

Abstract Composition – Julia Ricketts
Monday | 4/9 – 6/11 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Master the language of abstraction with a variety of wet and dry drawing media.

Figure Drawing – Geoff Flack
Tuesday | 4/10-6/12 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Learn to create convincing representations of the human form in drawing.

Drawing in the Studio and City – Barbara Fugate and Jim Phalen
Wednesday | 4/11-6/13 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Alternate between drawing in class from the live model with visiting different places in the city armed with a sketchbook in an attempt to bridge studio and field practices.

Evening

Basics of Drawing – Hamid Zavareei
Monday | 4/9 – 6/11 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Start with the study of the line as contour and progressively incorporate value and perspective to create form and space within simple compositions.

Intermediate Figure and Portrait Drawing – Nicholas Enevoldsen
Monday | 4/9-6/11 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Go beyond the basics to achieve realistic portraits and figures drawn from the model, starting with short gesture poses and working your way up to longer poses.

Illustration Program – Brian Snoddy
Wednesday | 4/11-6/13

Designed for classical and industry artists alike, the Illustration Program teaches how to create realistic imagery from the ground up.

Foundations of Drawing: Introduction to the Figure – Kathleen Moore
Monday, Wednesday | 4/9-6/13 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Learn the basics of anatomy and develop a strong understanding of the elements and principles that are the foundation of art-making.

Foundation Figure Drawing: Techniques and Methods – Aron Hart
Tuesday, Thursday | 4/10-6/14 | 6:30 – 9:30 P.M.

Continue to improve your figure drawing skills and start using new materials.

Beginning Figure Drawing – Josh Chuzi
Wednesday | 4/11-6/13 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Gain technical mastery and intuitive understanding of depicting the human form with instructor Josh Chuzi.

Painting

Morning

Portrait Painting – Aron Hart
Monday | 4/9-6/11 | 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

Learn the essential techniques and concepts of proportion, line, value, volume, structure and composition in portrait painting.

Advanced Watercolor – Tom Hoffmann
Tuesday | 4/17-6/12 | 9:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

Master advanced techniques, innovative approaches, and increasingly complex compositions.

Historical Precedents in Abstract Painting – Jeffrey Simmons
Tuesday | 4/10 – 6/12 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Each week we will take a look at a particular study from the history of Abstract Painting, presenting examples by various artists.

Oil Painting for Beginners – Jonathan Happ
Wednesday | 4/11 – 6/13 | 9:30 – 12:30 P.M.

Building on your work with the figure as individual parts, we’ll focus on full figure studies in a larger context.

Beginning Watercolor – Tom Hoffmann
Wednesday | 4/18–6/13 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Make conscious choices regarding color, value, wetness, and composition before the brush ever touches the paper.

Sold Out! Get on the waitlist.

Still Life Painting in Oils – Jim Phalen
Wednesday | 4/11 – 6/13 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Complete one monochromatic and two color paintings using still-life as your motif.

Understanding Abstract Expressionism: New York City – Charles Emerson
Thursday | 4/12-6/14 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Work through the many ideas and artists that surfaced in New York City during those years through painting exercises.

Sold Out! Get on the waitlist.

Portrait Painting – Jim Phalen
Friday | 4/13-6/15 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Learn to compose from observation, acquire strategies for organizing visual information, and study historic precedents.

Oil Painting for Beginners – Jonathan Happ
Saturday | 4/14-6/16 | 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

Learn the methods of oil painting while exploring the still-life genre.

Afternoon

Landscape Painting: Spring Trees – Kathleen Moore
Monday | 4/9-6/11 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Explore how to accurately render a variety of tree forms and the texture of foliage while expressing each tree’s unique character.

Figure Painting in Oils – Nicholas Enevoldsen
Wednesday | 4/11-6/13 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Exploring the richness of oil paint, you will create a long pose figure painting from direct observation.

Landscape Painting: Essential Theory & Process – Mitch Albala
Friday | 4/13-6/15 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Explore the key foundations of landscape painting: simplification and massing; subject selection, composition; color strategies; and the proper way to use reference photos.

Mentored Studies in Abstraction – Julia Ricketts
Sunday | 4/8-6/10 | 1:00-5:00 P.M.

Join a group of motivated peers for weekly painting sessions while mentored by a Gage teaching artist

Advanced Color Painting Seminar and Critique – Charles Emerson
Sunday | 4/15-6/17 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

A course for those who want honest and direct evaluation and direction for any painting style.

Intermediate Watercolor – Tom Hoffmann
Wednesday | 4/18-6/13 | 1:00-4:00 P.M.

Work with increasingly complex subjects as you expand your understanding and dexterity of watercolor.

Evening

Abstract Painting: Experimental Approaches – Julia Ricketts
Monday | 4/9-6/11 | 6:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.

Explore found and modified imagery; additive and subtractive modes in painting; and the creative use of materials and tools.

Oil Painting Fundamentals – Hamid Zavareei
Wednesday | 4/11-6/13 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Develop a foundational knowledge of material and technique through hands-on exercises aimed at helping you understand the mechanics of oil painting.

Innovative Portrait Painting – Barbara Fugate and Jonathan Happ
Thursday | 4/12-6/14 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Explore painting portraits from models with both long and short poses and expressive brushwork and color.

Five Week Classes

Sculpting Gestural Emotions in Clay – Jeremias Lentini
Wednesday | 4/25-5/23 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Explore the superficial expressions and the underlying forces that combine to create a finished portrait sculpture.

Beginning Portrait Sculpture – Elijah Evenson
Monday | 5/14-6/11 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Learn to sculpt the portrait and capture likeness and personality in clay.

Color Magic with Watercolor – Linda James
Thursday | 5/17-6/14 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Using color theory principles and specific exercises, we will learn methods for color mixing and layering.

Weekend Workshops

May

Demystifying Watercolor – Linda James
Saturday, Sunday | 5/5-5/6 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

A no-pressure way to explore the watercolor medium.

Metaphorical Collage and Image Layering – Patrick LoCicero
Saturday, Sunday | 5/12-5/13 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Learn the skills needed to energize the surfaces of your paintings and make them nuanced and rich with meaning.

Fauvist Color: Gauguin Inspiration in Acrylic. Part I – Terry Furchgott
Friday, Saturday, Sunday | 5/18-5/20 | 6:30-9:30pm, 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Explore the innovative, highly-colored paintings of French Post-Impressionist master Paul Gauguin, while increasing your skill with acrylics.

Gestural Sculpting and Drawing – Mardie Rees is CANCELLED
Saturday, Sunday | 5/19-5/20 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Review upcoming Summer’18 sculpting workshops and classes.

June

Gauguin Figures and Post Impressionist Color. Part II -Terry Furchgott
Friday, Saturday, Sunday | 6/1-6/3 | 6:30-9:30 P.M., 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Explore the innovative, highly-colored paintings of French Post-Impressionist master Paul Gauguin, while increasing your skill with acrylics.

Dynamic Detail in Ink & Watercolor – Steve Reddy
Saturday, Sunday | 6/2-6/3 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Capture highly detailed scenes and learn how to create contour drawings, grisaille underpaintings, and watercolor glazes.

Painting the Alla Prima Figure – Aaron Coberly
Saturday, Sunday | 6/9-6/10 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Work in oil paints and learn how to capture the most essential qualities of a figure by painting broadly but accurately.

Bas-Relief Sculpting – Mardie Rees
Saturday-Sunday | 6/9-6/10 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Develop drawing skills beyond two dimensions by working compositions in clay.

Portrait Sculpting – Charlie Mostow
Monday-Wednesday | 6/18-6/20 | 9:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Learn to capture the likeness of the model in clay with Grand Central Atelier instructor Charlie Mostow.

Indirect Still Life Painting – Eric Wert
Friday-Sunday | 6/22-6/24 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Learn to paint a still life in stages with Portland-based instructor extraordinaire Eric Wert

Weeklong Workshops

In The Studios Of The Old Masters – Ewan McNaughton & Lea Vaughn
Monday-Friday | 6/18-6/22 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Learn the specific step-by-step process to achieve an exact copy.

Alla Prima Portrait Painting – Colt Prehm
Monday-Friday | 6/18-6/22 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Explore materials and usage; technical drawing skills; color theory; and the interaction of light and form.

Portrait in Pastel – Ellen Eagle
Monday-Thursday | 6/18-6/21 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Observe the model’s form, color, and value relationships with a clear eye and to distill this complex information into a simply expressed, harmonious construction.

Shaping Content: Material Into Meaning – Chester Arnold
Monday-Friday | 6/25-6/29 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Focus on developing meaningful content while exploring historical methods and materials in painting.
 

Summer 2018

Drawing

Early Summer (June 25 – July 29)

Morning

Beginning Observational Drawing-Jonathan Happ
Thursday | 6/28-7/26 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Learn how to handle charcoal, pencil, and pen while working with composition, value, and form.

Learn to Draw – Ryan Weatherly
Saturday | 6/30-7/28 | 10:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M.

Learn the key concepts and artistic principles of drawing in order to accurately render line, shape, proportion, and negative space, while working from simple objects and the still life.

Afternoon

Intro to Illustration – Edie Everette
Wednesday | 6/27-7/25 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

To become an illustrator you have to think like one.

Intro to Portrait Drawing – John Zadrozny
Thursday | 6/28-7/26 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Learn the essential techniques and concepts of proportion, line, value, volume, structure, and composition.

Urban Sketching – Steven Reddy
Friday | 6/29-7/27 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Go on location and create detailed interior drawings.

Intro to Figure Drawing – Ryan Weatherly
Saturday | 6/30-7/28 | 2:00-5:00 P.M.

Gain technical mastery and intuitive understanding on depicting the human form.

Evening

Basics of Drawing – Hamid Zavareei
Monday | 6/25-7/23 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Start with the study of the line as countour and progressively incorporate value and perspective to create form and space within simple compositions.

Beginning Figure Drawing – Josh Chuzi
Tuesday | 6/26-7/24 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Gain technical mastery and intuitive understanding of depicting the human form with instructor Josh Chuzi.

Drawing the Portrait On Toned Paper – Dominique Medici
Tuesday | 6/26-7/24 | 6:30-9:30 PM

Use both black and white charcoal to develop your understanding of proportions, value structure, and learn about rendering form.

Dynamic Detail in Ink & Watercolor – Steve Reddy
Thursday | 6/28-7/26 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Learn how to capture highly detailed scenes and learn how to create contour drawings, grisaille underpaintings, and watercolor glazes.

Late Summer (July 30 – August 31)

Morning

Beginning Observational Drawing – Jonathan Happ
Wednesday | 8/1-8/29 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Learn how to handle charcoal, pencil, and pen while working with composition, value, and form.

Afternoon

Sketchbook In The City – Barbara Fugate
Monday | 7/30-8/8 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Bring your studio outside into Seattle city parks as you study form and mark-making with materials such as conté crayon and opaque watercolor.

Drawing Nature – Kathleen Moore
Tuesday | 7/31-8/28 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Develop an intimate understanding of plant structure while conveying an emotional, aesthetic response to what you see.

Intro to Figure Drawing – Ryan Weatherly
Tuesday | 7/31-8/28 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Gain technical mastery and intuitive understanding on depicting the human form.

Intro to Illustration – Edie Everette
Wednesday | 8/1-8/29 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

To become an illustrator you have to think like one.

Urban Sketching – Steven Reddy – Steve Reddy
Thursday | 8/2-8/30 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Go on location and create detailed interior drawings.

Evening

Intermediate Figure Drawing – Aron Hart
Monday | 7/30-8/27 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Gain technical mastery and intuitive understanding of depicting the human form.

Drawing the Portrait On Toned Paper – Dominique Medici
Tuesday | 7/31-8/28 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Use both black and white charcoal to develop your understanding of proportions, value structure, and learn about rendering form.

Drawing for Fun – Kathleen Moore
Wednesday | 8/1-8/29 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Join us in a stress-free creative environment that allows you to sit back, relax and enjoy drawing!

Beginning Figure Drawing – Aron Hart
Thursday | 8/2-8/30 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Gain technical mastery and intuitive understanding of depicting the human form.

Dynamic Detail in Ink & Watercolor – Steve Reddy
Thursday | 8/2-8/30 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Learn how to capture highly detailed scenes and learn how to create contour drawings, grisaille underpaintings, and watercolor glazes.

Painting

Early Summer (June 25 – July 29)

Morning

Abstract Mark Making- Jeffrey Simmons
Tuesday | 6/26-7/24 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Examines different non-traditional approaches to mark making — such as staining, stenciling, and dragging paint — while finding inspiration from the history of abstraction.

Portrait Painting in Oil – Jim Phalen
Friday | 6/29-7/27 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Discover the art and practice of portraiture as you learn to compose from observation, acquire strategies for organizing visual information, and study historic precedents.

Afternoon

Landscape in Watercolor – Hamid Zavareei
Monday | 6/25-7/23 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Learn the application of light and dark; warm and cool; and transparent and opaque colors to achieve beautiful results in watercolor.

Figure Painting in Oils – Nicholas Enevoldsen
Monday | 6/25-7/23 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Exploring the richness of oil paint, you will create a long pose figure painting from direct observation.

Alla Prima Portrait Painting with a Limited Palette – Dominique Medici
Tuesday | 6/26-7/24 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Explore Alla Prima, a painting method where layers of wet paint are applied to previously administered layers of wet paint.

Introduction to Plein Air Painting – Jim Phalen
Thursday | 6/28-7/26 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Get the most from painting outdoors this summer with Introduction to Plein Air Painting, a practical guide to creating oil paintings in nature.

Alla Prima Landscapes With Chalk Pastels – Jonathan Happ
Friday | 6/29-7/27 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Using chalk pastels, venture outdoors to create a series of Alla Prima landscape drawings.

Evening

Portrait Painting in Oils – Nicholas Enevoldsen
Monday | 6/25-7/23 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Learn the essential techniques and concepts of proportion, line, value, volume, structure and composition.

Basics of Oil Painting – Hamid Zavareei
Thursday | 6/28-7/26 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Develop a foundational knowledge of material and technique through hands-on exercises aimed at helping you understand the mechanics of oil painting.

Late Summer (July 30 – August 31)

Morning

Oil Painting for Beginners- Ryan Weatherly
Tuesday | 7/31-8/28 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

In a step-by-step process, learn the methods of oil painting while exploring the still-life genre.

Abstraction in Series- Jeffrey Simmons
Tuesday | 7/31-8/28 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Learn the positive and negative aspects of the signature image in abstraction.

Oil Painting for Beginners – Aron Hart
7/31-8/27 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

In a step-by-step process, learn the methods of oil painting while exploring the still-life genre.

Intro to Still Life Painting in Oils – Jim Phalen
Thursday | 8/2-8/30 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Learn light and shadow, color mixing, color design, brushwork techniques, the painting process, and setting up a compelling still-life.

Portrait Painting in Oil – Jim Phalen
Friday | 8/3-8/31 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Discover the art and practice of portraiture as you learn to compose from observation, acquire strategies for organizing visual information, and study historic precedents.

Afternon

Figure Painting in Oil – Aron Hart
Monday | 7/30-8/27 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

In a step-by-step process, learn the methods of oil figure painting.

Intro to Plein Air Painting – Dominique Medici
Monday | 7/30-8/27 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Get the most from painting outdoors this summer with Introduction to Plein Air Painting, a practical guide to creating oil paintings in nature.

Alla Prima Portrait Painting with a Limited Palette – Dominique Medici
Tuesday | 7/31-8/28 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Explore Alla Prima, a painting method where layers of wet paint are applied to previously administered layers of wet paint.

Landscape Painting: Summer Plein-Air – Kathleen Moore
Wednesday | 8/1-8/29 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Working en plein air, you will learn the basic skills of interpreting light and shadow to render volumes in space.

Introduction to Plein Air Painting – Jim Phalen
Thursday | 8/2-8/30 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Get the most from painting outdoors this summer with Introduction to Plein Air Painting, a practical guide to creating oil paintings in nature.

Alla Prima Landscapes With Chalk Pastels – Jonathan Happ
Friday | 8/3-8/31 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Using chalk pastels, venture outdoors to create a series of Alla Prima landscape drawings.

Sculpture

Early Summer (Session A)

Figure Sculpture for Beginners – Elijah Evenson
Monday | 6/25-7/23 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Learn how to accurately represent the human figure through gesture, proportion, mass, structure, and surface form in three dimensions.

The Figure in Gesture – Jeremias Lentini
Tuesday | 6/26-7/24 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Explore the expressive possibilities of clay, wire, and other media.

Figure Sculpting Studio- Jeremias Lentini
Tuesday | 6/26-7/24 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Develop advanced skills that dramatically improve your ability to see and understand the figure.

Beginning Portrait Sculpting – Elijah Evenson
Monday | 7/30-8/27 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Learn to sculpt the portrait and capture likeness and personality in clay.

Sculpting Expressive Faces in Clay – Jeremias Lentini
Wednesday | 8/1-8/29 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Using self-drying clay, you will work from the model to sculpt small-scale faces.

Weekend Workshops

June

Painting the Alla Prima Figure – Aaron Coberly
Saturday, Sunday | 6/9-6/10 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Work in oil paints and learn how to capture the most essential qualities of a figure by painting broadly but accurately.

Bas-Relief Sculpting – Mardie Rees
Saturday-Sunday | 6/9-6/10 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Develop drawing skills beyond two dimensions by working compositions in clay.

Portrait Sculpting – Charlie Mostow
Monday-Wednesday | 6/18-6/20 | 9:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Learn to capture the likeness of the model in clay with Grand Central Atelier instructor Charlie Mostow.

Indirect Still Life Painting – Eric Wert
Friday-Sunday | 6/22-6/24 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Learn to paint a still life in stages with Portland-based instructor extraordinaire Eric Wert.

Painting Lavender On Whidbey Island – Kathleen Moore
Saturday | 6/30 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Head out on a plein-air painting expedition to paint the lavender fields of Lavender Wind Farm on Whidbey Island!

Animals in Watercolor – Michelle Lassaline
Saturday-Sunday | 6/30-7/1 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

During this workshop you will learn how to draw animals and bring them to life with watercolor.

Gestural Sculpting & Drawing – Mardie Rees
Saturday-Sunday | 6/30-7/1 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Capture the human figure in motion with award-winning and internationally recognized artist Mardie Rees.

July

Demystifying Watercolor – Linda James
Saturday, Sunday | 7/7-7/8 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Applying color theory principles and using specific exercises, you will learn methods for color mixing and layering.

Portraits In Watercolor – Hamid Zavareei
Saturday, Sunday | 7/14-7/15 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Experimenting with traditional watercolor techniques you’ll stretch the boundaries and experiment with looser approaches and different color palettes for flesh tones.

Imaginative Realism – Tenaya Sims
Friday-Sunday | 7/20-7/22 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

In this three-day workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of how to build upon observation and extend into the imaginative.

Crash Course Comics – Gus Storms
Friday-Sunday | 7/20-7/22 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Join us for a storytelling workshop, where our main focus will be on the conceptualization, writing and drawing of a short-form, multi-page comic.

Realistic Flesh Tones in Oil – John Zadrozny
Saturday, Sunday | 7/21-7/22 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Create lively and realistic flesh tones in oil by copying masterworks from the classical tradition.

Observing Abstractly – Eric Elliott
Friday-Sunday | 7/27-7/29 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

You will examine the natural world and interpret the colors, shapes, and edges that surround us.

Color Theory & Color Mixing- Larine Chung
Saturday, Sunday | 7/28-7/29 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Working with the Munsell color system, you will learn color mixing techniques and understand specific colors in terms of three-dimensions, hue, value, and chroma.

Dynamic Detail in Ink & Watercolor – Steve Reddy
Saturday, Sunday | 7/28-7/29 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Capture highly detailed scenes and learn how to create contour drawings, grisaille underpaintings, and watercolor glazes.

August

Learn to Draw in a Weekend – Jonathan Happ
Saturday-Sunday | 8/4-8/5 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Develop your artistic skills by learning to draw from observation in a weekend.

Nature in Watercolor – Michelle Lassaline
Saturday-Sunday | 8/11-8/12 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Learn to capture the details of nature in watercolor.

Color Harmony- Larine Chung
Saturday-Sunday | 8/11-8/12 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Take an in-depth look at color and learn how different colors work together.

Trois Crayon Portrait Drawing – Aron Hart
Saturday-Sunday | 8/18-8/19 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Drawing from a portrait model, you will utilize trois crayon to render sensitive and delicate portraits.

Color Magic with Watercolor – Linda James
Saturday, Sunday | 8/25-8/26 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Applying color theory principles and using specific exercises, you will learn how to make the most dynamic use of color in abstract painting.

Creating Image Through Collage and Transfers – Barbara Noah
Saturday, Sunday | 8/25-8/26 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

You will explore multiple approaches to visual communication through collage and image transfer techniques, including but not limited to mixed media, 2-D planes, relief and 3-D surface work.

Portrait Drawing – Elizabeth Zanzinger
Saturday–Monday | 8/25-8/27 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Working from a live model, study the complex forms that make up the human head and learn to depict it through tonal rendering.

September

Why Watercolor? – Suze Woolf
Saturday-Sunday | 9/15-9/16 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Under the guidance of expert watercolorist Suze Woolf, you will start with studio exercises to develop our powers of observation and facility with the medium.

Weeklong Workshops

June

In The Studios Of The Old Masters – Ewan McNaughton & Lea Vaughn
Monday-Friday | 6/18-6/22 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Learn the specific step-by-step process to achieve an exact copy.

Alla Prima Portrait Painting – Colt Prehm
Monday-Friday | 6/18-6/22 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Explore materials and usage; technical drawing skills; color theory; and the interaction of light and form.

Portrait in Pastel – Ellen Eagle
Monday-Thursday | 6/18-6/21 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Observe the model’s form, color, and value relationships with a clear eye and to distill this complex information into a simply expressed, harmonious construction.

Shaping Content: Material Into Meaning – Chester Arnold
Monday-Friday | 6/25-6/29 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Focus on developing meaningful content while exploring historical methods and material.

July

Figure Structure Drawing -Geoff Flack
Monday-Friday | 7/30-8/3 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Advance your understanding of the human figure’s construction by geometrically breaking down figures as they are posed in space and drawn from observation.

August

Figure Painting – Steven Assael
Monday-Thursday | 8/6-8/9 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Steven Assael guides you to experiment with techniques for dealing with the flux of changes that occur as a model poses.

Portrait Painting in Zorn Palette – Patrick Byrnes
Monday-Friday | 8/27-8/31 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

In this five day workshop, artists will employ a limited palette inspired by the great Swedish painter Anders Zorn to create a portrait painting from the live model.

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