Workshops fit your schedule so what are you waiting for?

Discover your hidden talents this June. Summer is just around the corner. Take a break from hiking, camping and road trips to give yourself the freedom that only art can offer. Gage has a variety of workshops to fit any schedule, interest and skill level. Never stop learning!

Weekend Workshop

Weeklong Workshop

Gesture Sculpting and Drawing w/Mardie ReesSaturday-Sunday | 6/8-6/9 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Capture the human figure in motion with award-winning and internationally recognized artist Mardie Rees.
Spring Flowers in Pastel w/Terry FurchgottMonday-Thursday | 6/10-6/13 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Learn to create richly colored drawings of individual flowers and complex floral still-lifes arranged in glass and ceramic vases using the direct drawing medium of soft chalk pastel.
Color Harmony w/Larine Chung
Saturday-Sunday | 6/15-6/16 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.


Take an in-depth look at color and learn how different colors work together.
Color for Painters w/Al Gury
Monday-Friday | 6/17-6/21 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.


Become inspired by the primary sources, traditions, and practices of color in western oil painting.
Texture Techniques for Photorealistic Portraiture in Charcoal w/Dylan Eakin
Saturday-Sunday | 6/15-6/16 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.


Teach the basics of capturing in very realistic ways blemishes, wrinkles, and pores, following the laws of texture that can be applied across genres.
Alla Prima Still Life Painting w/Devin Cecil-Wishing
Monday-Friday | 6/17-6/21 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.


Set up and execute a new still life painting each day. By moving through a series of small quick paintings, you will quickly explore different concepts related to painting the still life.
Indirect Still Life Painting w/Eric
Saturday-Sunday | 6/21-6/23 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.


Learn to paint a still life in stages with Portland-based instructor Eric Wert, beginning with a black and white acrylic grisaille and then applying color in oil glazes.