Thursday, December 11, 2014

Announcing: “Painting Like Caravaggio” oil painting workshop


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Oil Painting Workshop

January 23-25, 2015

Taught by Internationally Renowned Artist and Teacher Francisco “Paco” Benitez


Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

January 23, 24, 25

10 am – 5 pm each day


Patris Studio and Art Gallery

3460 2nd Avenue

Sacramento ca 95817

Limited enrollment


$400 plus $35 model fee


and additional information contact: Patris

Suggested materials list sent upon registration.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Announcing: Francisco “Paco” Benitez January 2015 Workshops

  Encaustic workshop:
January 16 -  18, 2015
“Fayun Portaits and Figurative” encaustic
Encaustic techniques and methods of working with the
$400 + $40 model and supply fee
(Save $50 if you sign up for both workshops.)
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Painting Workshop
January 23-25
“Painting Like Caravaggio”
Study with internationally known artist and teacher
Paco Benitez to learn the techniques and methods of Italian painter Caravaggio
Cost: $400 + $35 model fee

Thursday, November 20, 2014

UPDATES: Figure Drawing/Painting Open Studio sessions for December

 Open Studio Sessions with live model will continue to be held on Mondays through the December holiday season.  

  • Morning figure drawing session is 9 am - noon and

 Clothed long pose session is 12:30 - 3:30 pm

  Monday Dec. 15 following the 3-hour long pose clothed session, we will be heading over to the new Oak Park Brewing Company for a holiday beverage.  Come join us!

Join us for our Tuesday evening 
figure drawing session
Dec. 30 to close out 2014!

Abigail VanCannon Figure Painting Class begins December 4!

Join us for another great class with Abigail VanCannon focusing on figure painting.  Sign up with Abigail at
Classes start Thursday December 4 and are scheduled as follows:

  • December 11, 18 
  •  Jan.  15, 22, 29 
  •  February 5, 12, 19 26

Class time: 10am - 2pm
$35 per class or buy the bulk pack for $285 for a $65 savings
 (plus  small model fee per class)

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Autumn Rhythms Exhibition - Second Saturday Oct.11th

"Roses and Vines"
Randy Blasquez
"Sierra Buttes Morning"
Victoria Brooks

"Cape Cod Harvest"
Sally Gruber

Second Saturday Art Walk, October 11th 
3 pm - 6 pm: Long pose model session
6:30 pm - 11 pm: Live music 

Bring your art supplies and paint or draw from a live model

In the evening enjoy live music by some of Sacramento's top talent!

Come for the art, stay for the fun!

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Two spots left in Michael Siegel's Portrait Painting Workshop

Here's your chance to jump on an opportunity to study with Michael Siegel next weekend.  Only 2 spots left---grab one of them and immerse your artistic self in a weekend of painting, learning, and growing.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Elio Camacho Fall Schedule

Elio Camacho Painting Classes and Demo Schedule

Weekly  Class Schedule September - October
Tuesdays 11 am - 3 pm
Sept. 9
Sept. 16
Sept. 23

Oct. 7
Oct 14
Oct 21

Free Still life Painting Demo
Saturday October 4
noon - 3pm

Want to see how Elio uses brushstrokes, color, temperature, value, and all the other important elements that he uses to create exciting, vibrant, masterful paintings?  Then come watch Elio paint his demo, ask him questions, learn about his process,  and see why this class series is right for your artistic development and exploration.