Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Exciting news!! 2nd Workshop with David Shevlino October 20-22, 2015 "Painting the Figure"

David Shevlino Painting the Figure 
Workshop #2
Due to the popularity of our first workshop with David Shevlino, we are adding a 2nd workshop the following week from Tuesday October 20 - Thursday October 22, 2015.

The format, materials, concepts for the 2nd workshop will be the same as the 1st workshop.

painting by David Shevlino

Dates:  Tuesday October 20 -
             Thursday   October 22, 2015

Venue: Patris Studio and Gallery
              3460 2nd Avenue
              Sacramento CA 95817

Cost:  $440 and includes model fee

To register for Workshop #2,
please contact Patris
to send a 50% deposit and reserve your space.

painting by David Shevlino

This workshop is about painting the figure alla prima (wet into wet) and the techniques used to create a fresh, direct response to our subjects.  

David Shevlino studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (certificate ’84) and the University of Pennsylvania (BFA ’92).  His work has been featured in national publications and he has exhibited his work and taught workshops throughout the U.S.  He has also produced a series of videos and DVDs about his artwork and painting methods

.Visit David Shevlino's website here.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

New: Elio Camacho Plein Air and Evening Classes forming--come join us!

We are in the beginning process of gathering students who want to study with Bay Area colorist Elio Camacho for plein air classes and evening classes from 6 - 9 pm.  As soon as we have enough sign ups--we will begin! Make art!!


After popular demand....

*Right now we are just building an interest list.  When we get enough commitments then we'll make it official.

Email if you are interested!!

Plein Air Class

Mondays...10 am-3pm $ 45.00
  • Starts when weather cools
  • Right now Monday is not set in stone.  If Monday does not work but you are interested let me know.   Others may feel another day is better also.
  • Once a month I will do a small 1-hour demo in the morning.
  • Same location for two weeks unless specified
  • Locations will be city, town, lake and country scenes or whatever inspires
  • For those interested once a month we can put a still life outside to paint
Evening Still Life Class

Monday...6 pm - 9 pm $ 45.00
  • If we get enough interest the class will start immediately
  • For students working larger.
    • one larger still life will remain intact till Tuesdays class if you feel you need more time to work on the painting

Thursday, July 2, 2015

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

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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.