Thursday, July 2, 2015

Paint and Sip: Paint and Sip Event July 16 -reserve your spot tod...

Paint and Sip: Paint and Sip Event July 16 -reserve your spot tod...: Join us for another fun Paint and Sip social art class night on July 16, 2015 from 7 pm - 9 pm.  Paint and Sip is the perfect way to start t...

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Announcing: Urban Plein Air Workshop - San Francisco with Abigail VanCannon and Patris

San Francisco all-inclusive Urban Plein Air Workshop and Escapade

click here for more info: Urban Plein Air Workshop - San Francisco:

Join us for a San Francisco Urban Plein Air Escapade!

We will be staying together in beautiful accommodations near Golden Gate Park,
 painting on location at various spots around San Francisco,
enjoying gourmet dinners prepared by Chef Dennis,
and receiving quality instruction from Abigail Van Cannon.

Click on the link above for more details.

Space is limited so sign up early!

Abigail VanCannon Summer Schedule at Patris Studio

Click here to learn more about the SAn Francisco Urban Plein Air Workshop in September.  Space is limited--sign up early!

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Announcing: Painting Clinic June 20

Got some paintings that just need a little TLC, but you're not quite sure what the remedy is to make them better?  Then bring them to the Painting Clinic on June 20 for some professional advice and guidance from Abigail VanCannon, MFA Graduate from San Francisco Academy of Art.

This will be a fun, informative, and productive Painting Clinic for any artist wishing to fix up those few troublesome areas in the paintings you would love to see taken to the finished level of completion.

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Announcing: Michael Siegel Still Life and Portrait Workshop, Sacramento

Study with internationally known master artist Michael Siegel in this 3-day workshop.  Participants can choose to focus on portrait, still life or both!  Michael Siegel is not only  an amazing artist, but his ability to communicate and help each student at his or her individual level has made him a highly sought after teacher around the world and we are so very fortunate to have him returning to the studio for another fabulous workshop.
Michael talks at length about the flow of light and shadow as seen in this exquisite still life painting he did.
In the workshop, participants can  bring their own still life props or select from our collection of props and fabrics

Friday, May 22, 2015

No Figure Drawing/Painting Sessions Memorial Day May 25

Memorial Day
May 25
no figure drawing or painting sessions.

Come join us Tuesday evening May 26 for our regularly scheduled session
or the following Monday June 1 for our regularly scheduled figure drawing and painting sessions

9 am - noon: short poses figure drawing
12:30 - 3:30: one long pose clothed

6:30 - 9 pm short poses figure drawing

Happy Memorial Day!

Monday, May 18, 2015

Announcing: Michael Siegel Still Life and Portrait Workshop Sept 25-27

Study with master artist Michael Siegel this September and take your painting skills to the next level!  Students may choose from still life study or portrait or both over the course of the 3-day workshop.
Save the Dates!
details from Michael Siegel''s  portrait

An exquisite still life by Michael Siegel.  Students will have an opportunity to work on still life studies of their choosing.  Flow of light, warm/cool color relationships, intensity, brushwork and so much more information flows from this master teacher and artist. 

A workshop not to miss!