Five-Week Classes
Weekend Workshop
Weeklong Workshop

Spring’19 Adult Classes

Open Studios

Open Studios Schedule

Drawing

All 10-week classes are on session now. Check Spring’19 for a new listing of 10-week drawing classes!

Painting

All 10-week classes are on session now. Check Spring’19 for a new listing of 10-week painting classes!

Sculpture

All 10-week classes are on session now. Check Spring’19 for a new listing of 10-week sculpture classes!

5-week Classes:

Sculpting The Human Face – Mardie Rees
Saturday | 2/16-3/2 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Learn to sculpt the portrait and capture likeness and personality in clay: sculpt a full scale portrait in water clay on a fixed armature, while working from a live model.

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Weekend Workshops

Crash Course Comics: Perspective – Gus Storms
Saturday-Sunday | 2/9-2/10 | 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.

Perspective is an essential tool for representational illustration: get a comprehensive walkthrough of one-point, two-point and three-point perspective, as well lessons on preliminary structural drawing and constructing figures in space.

Crash Course Comics: Visual Storytelling – Gus Storms
Saturday-Sunday | 2/16-2/17 | 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.

A tutorial on the essential elements of sequential storytelling, focusing on the conceptualizing and drawing of a short-form, multi-page comic.

Studio Concentration

Studio Concentration: Classical Painting Intensive – Juliette Aristides
Monday-Friday | 3/25-4/5 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

This Winter Quarter build your artistic vocabulary as you work under the tutelage of Juliette Aristides, artist, author and instructor of the Aristides Atelier at Gage. The emphasis will be on skill building through working from life from both a model and a still life.

Printmaking

Paper Marbling Marvel – Sophie Loubere
Friday-Sunday | 3/29-3/31 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Dive deep into the ancient art of painting on water and pull your own one of a kind, mesmerizing print: now how to make their own marbled paper in both the accessible Japanese tradition as well as the more involved Turkish tradition.

Printmaking Methods: Collagraph, Monotype, & Mixed Media – Sophie Loubere
Saturday-Sunday | 4/6-4/7 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Monotype and collagraphy are painterly, spontaneous, and accessible printmaking techniques: not only learn these techniques but also experiment with incorporating other mark making methods.

Five-Week

Morning

Color Magic with Watercolor – Linda James
Thursday | 2/21-3/21 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

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

Afternoon

Portrait and Figure on Toned Paper – Dominique Medici
Tuesday | 2/19-3/19 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Develop your understanding of proportions, value structure, and learn about rendering form with using both black and white charcoal.

Intro to Illustration – Edie Everette
Thursday | 2/21-3/21 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

To become an illustrator you have to think like one, and no one epitomizes the classic illustrator better than Edie Everette.

Urban Sketching – Steven Reddy is CANCELLED
This class will be offered in
Spring’19 Quarter. Be Engaged!

Go on location and create detailed interior drawings: learning a step-by-step process to avoid being overwhelmed by complex indoor scenes.

Evening

Introduction to Alla Prima Painting with the Zorn Palette – Dominique Medici
Tuesday | 1/15-2/12 | 6:00-9:00 P.M.

Learn how to work with a systematic and disciplined technique that is uniquely designed to gaining the ability to work quickly, and with precision, is key in your development as a painter.

Introduction to Alla Prima Portrait Painting with a Limited Palette – Dominique Medici
Tuesday | 2/19-3/19 | 6:00-9:00 P.M.

A limited palette is very dynamic and will refine your understanding of color relationships. Practicing this way will help to sharpen your observation, and take your skill to a new level.

Dynamic Detail in Ink & Watercolor – Steven Reddy is CANCELLED
This class will be offered in
Spring’19 Quarter. Be Engaged!

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

Weekend Workshops

February

The Science In Art And Techniques Of The French Impressionists – Valerie Collymore is CANCELLED!
Saturday-Sunday | 2/9-2/10 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

This workshop is offered in Spring’19 Quarter!

Dynamic Detail in Ink & Watercolor – Steven Reddy is CANCELLED
This workshop will be offered in Spring Quarter. Be Engaged!

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

Expressive Portrait Painting – Fong Baatz
Saturday-Sunday | 2/16-2/17 | 9:30 AM-4:30 P.M.

Explore various portrait painting techniques and approaches to creating an expressive painting with oils.

Alla Prima Portraits in Oil – Aaron Coberly
Saturday-Sunday | 2/23-2/24 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Work in oil paints and learn how to capture the most essential qualities of a portrait by painting broadly but accurately with the Alla Prima technique.

March

Expressive Still-Life Painting- Fong Baatz
Saturday-Sunday | 3/2-3/3 | 9:30 AM-4:30 P.M.

Find your voice and work directly from a still life set-up and explore various painting techniques and approaches to creating an expressive painting with oil.

Nature in Watercolor – Michelle Lassaline
Saturday-Sunday | 3/2-3/3 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Learn to capture the details of nature in watercolor: start with the basic techniques of watercolor starting with tonal sketches in pencil, then using masking fluid and wet-on-dry techniques to create layers of transparent color.

Portrait Drawing – Gary Faigin
Saturday-Sunday | 3/9-3/10 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Working from portrait models, study the essential tech­niques and concepts of proportion, line, value, volume, structure, and composi­tion.

The Metaphoric Still Life – Creating a “Portrait” Through Symbolic Objects – Barbara Noah
Saturday–Sunday | 3/16-3/17 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Focus on the creation of a still life with symbolic elements representing a specific person: paint from life from objects you bring and/ or from photos.

Painting the Alla Prima Figure – Aaron Coberly
Saturday-Sunday | 3/23-3/24 | 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 while seeing the figure as a whole set into an environment.

Paper Marbling Marvel – Sophie Loubere
Friday-Sunday | 3/29-3/31 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Dive deep into the ancient art of painting on water and pull your own one of a kind, mesmerizing print: now how to make their own marbled paper in both the accessible Japanese tradition as well as the more involved Turkish tradition.

Gesture Drawing and Sculpting the Figure – Mardie Rees
Saturday-Sunday | 3/30-3/31 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Capture the human figure in motion and the gesture using line drawings and then by modeling the figure three-dimensionally.

April

Printmaking Methods: Collagraph, Monotype, & Mixed Media – Sophie Loubere
Saturday-Sunday | 4/6-4/7 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Monotype and collagraphy are painterly, spontaneous, and accessible printmaking techniques: not only learn these techniques but also experiment with incorporating other mark making methods.

Weeklong Workshops

March

Studio Concentration: Classical Painting Intensive – Juliette Aristides
Monday-Friday | 3/25-4/5 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

This Winter Quarter build your artistic vocabulary as you work under the tutelage of Juliette Aristides, artist, author and instructor of the Aristides Atelier at Gage. The emphasis will be on skill building through working from life from both a model and a still life.

Supercharge Your Still Life Painting by Adding Imagination – Clive Smith
Monday-Friday | 3/25-3/29 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Working from the actual objects, learn how to incorporate information from other sources to transform what you see into something convincing, and yet invented under the guidance of master artist Clive Smith.

Tonal Portrait Drawing – Dale Zinkowski
Monday-Friday | 3/25-3/29 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

By working from the live model, over an extended pose and discover a clear and straightforward way to approach drawing the portrait tonally, with an emphasis on accurate drawing and observation.

April

Painting from Still Life – Susan Jane Walp
Monday-Friday | 4/1-4/5 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Focus on still life as a vehicle for approaching composition from a more personal perspective and for learning to see more clearly and deeply the tonal and spatial relationships that are the building blocks of painting from direct observation.

Alla Prima Portrait Painting – Irvin Rodriguez
Monday-Friday | 4/1-4/5 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Be guided through a series of essential oil painting skills—including composition, how to set up the block-in, value relationships and hierarchy, modeling form in color with a focus on alla-prima and direct painting techniques.