Painting

Gage offers painting classes to fit every skill level and schedule. There is something for everyone. Whether you’ve never even picked up a brush or are already a master painter there is always more to learn at Gage!

Oil Painting for Beginners
– Aron Hart

Monday | June 29 – July 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. Addressing the foundations of value, warm and cool relationships, and color, Aron Hart will teach methods for self-correction and problem solving.

$265
All Levels
Gage 360 Online

Painting in Grisaille (Grayscale)
– Dominique Medici

Tuesday | June 30 – July 28 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Understanding proportion and value is essential in our training as artists. Painting in gray tones (Grisaille) helps us to understand value structure. The benefit of eliminating color is that it allows us to give our full attention to rendering forms and the play of light and shade. We will work with a combination of paintings and photos or models. Each student will receive individual critique and instruction each session. Medici will start with a demo and break down the process of painting into clear and consecutive steps.

$265
Beginner
Gage 360 Online

Portrait Painting with the Zorn Palette – Dominique Medici

Tuesday | June 30 – July 28 | 1:30 P.M.-4:30 P.M.

Practicing Alla Prima painting helps us gain the ability to work with efficiency and precision. We will work with a combination of paintings, photos and/or models. Each student will receive individual critique and instruction each session. Since simplicity is one of the goals, we will be using a limited palette. We will focus on 4 main aspects of a portrait: Proportion, Value, Color, and Edge. Practicing this way month after month leads to greater confidence and proficiency.

$265
Intermediate
Gage 360 Online

Landscape Painting: Focus on Trees
– Kathleen Moore

Thursday | July 2 – July 30 | 1:30 P.M.-4:30 P.M.

Learn to accurately paint a variety of tree forms while expressing the unique qualities of individual trees. Working in the studio, students will learn the basic skills of interpreting light and shadow to render volumes in space. Gain an understanding of the dynamic structure of tree forms, paint the texture of foliage, and see the landscape in perspective. Classes will take place online, working with oil or acrylic paints.

$265
All Levels
Gage 360 Online

Beginning Oil Painting: The Still Life 
– Abigail Drapkin

Sunday | July 5 – Aug 2 | 2:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.

In a step-by-step process, learn the methods of oil painting while exploring the still-life genre. In order to win your fears and promote your artistic confidence, we’ll address the foundations of value, warm and cool color relationships, as well as methods for self-correction and problem-solving. Conducted on Zoom, this online class will feature live demos, individual, and group critique.

$265
Beginner
Gage 360 Online

Portrait Painting from Photos
– Dominique Medici

Tuesday | Aug 4 – Sept 1 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Learn how to infuse your portraits with life when painting from a photo. In this 5 week class we we will work from a combination of paintings and photos and break down the portrait into simple steps. We will work with a systematic technique and use a limited palette of 7 colors that will bring life to your paintings We will work from a combination of paintings and photos. Each student will receive a critique each session.

$265
Intermediate
Gage 360 Online

Portrait Painting with the Limited Palette – Dominique Medici

Tuesday | Aug 4 – Sept 1 | 1:30 P.M.-4:30 P.M.

Gaining the ability to work quickly and precisely is key to your development as a painter. Alla Prima painting with a timer forces you to simplify and focus on big shapes. This is the secret behind all great works. In this workshop I will provide frequent demos and break down the process of painting into clear and consecutive steps. Each student will receive a critique each session. We will work with a systematic technique and use a limited palette of 7 colors. We will focus on the 4 main aspects of a portrait: Proportion, Value, Color, and Edge. We will work with a combination of paintings, photos and/or models. Practicing this way will sharpen your observation and take your skill to a new level.

$265
Intermediate
Gage 360 Online

Still Life Painting in Oil
– Michael Friel

Wednesday | Aug 5 – Sept 2 | 6:30 P.M.-9:30 P.M.

In this online oil painting course, learn to assemble your own still life, work with a tonal underpainting, mix a full spectrum of colors, and employ a variety of brush applications while painting subjects like fruit, bread, fabric, glass, and metal. Each session begins with a lecture and demonstration. Students should have basic drawing skills

$265
All Levels
Gage 360 Online

Abstraction Through the Landscape: Imagery, Culture and Form – Michael Howard

Thursday | Aug 6 – Sept 3 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

This course will approach abstract painting through the genre of landscape painting and specifically focus on developing imagery, and discuss and a culture of landscape imagery, and form building.

$265
All Levels
Gage 360 Online

Figure Painting in Oil
– Justin Duffus

Friday | Aug 7 – Sept 4 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Learn to paint the figure, and work from short-to-long poses as you study color-mixing strategies and application techniques. Develop your understanding of oil painting with each figure painting and how to treat the figure as a pictorial subject.

$265
All Levels
Gage 360 Online

Beginning Oil Painting: Self Portrait and Figure – Abigail Drapkin

Sunday | Aug 9 – Sept 6 | 2:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M.

In this course, students will expand their technical skills and ideas for self-expression through the genres of self-portraiture and figure composition. Look to master works for inspiration to develop dynamic compositions and narrative poses set within your home environment. We’ll address measuring and proportion, as well as value, shape, and color to prepare you with all the tools to make figurative paintings. Conducted on Zoom, this online class will feature live demos, individual, and group critique.

$265
Beginner
Gage 360 Online

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