Sunday, January 10, 2016

Announcing:First Monday Marathon Madness--Feb. 1

drawing by Michelangelo --practice to perfect


The Kick off of our First Monday Marathon Madness  February 1, 2016
Want to do a  First Monday Marathon Madness?
On the first Monday of every month, artists can participate in 1, 2 or 3 open studio sessions to draw/paint from a live model.

·      9-noon  short poses

·      12:30 pm – 3:30 pm clothed long pose

·      4:30 pm  – 7:30 pm  nude long pose

7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Wine, snacks and optional art critique   (aka “Board Meeting”)

Next First Monday Marathon Madness:

March 7

Once a month, artists have the option of doing 1, 2, or 3 sessions of working from a live model.
Immediately following the once a month evening session at 7:30 pm, artists are invited to stay for some beverages and snacks  for a "show and share" wind down time aka "Board Meeting" before heading home.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Figure Drawing Classes start this Thursday January7

Drawing by Marco Ospina.  Learn the basic fundamentals of figure drawing in these classes. 
Drawing by Marco Ospina. Classes start Thursday  January 7.  

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Qiang Huang Workshop March 2016

It's not too late to sign up for the
 Qiang Huang Still Life Painting Workshop 
March 24 - 26, 2016.

Qiang Huang is an excellent teacher and master artist. 
sign up soon as this workshop will fill up!
Qiang demonstrates his masterful use of brushwork, color, composition and so much more!
Detail of still life painting by Qiang Huang

There will be an optional art business component for artists interested in learning more about Qiang's business and marketing strategies and organization.

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Studio Updates and Reminders from Patris Studio UPDATED 12/20

Studio Update Reminders
Happy Holidays and Happy New year to everyone!  

·    NO Figure Drawing/Painting Sessions
Monday Dec. 28  
and Tuesday  Dec. 29
See you in 2016

·    Small Open Studio Fee increase
Beginning 2016, the figure drawing and painting sessions will be $11

·    Figure Drawing Classes with Marco Ospina

Begins January 7

Monday, December 7, 2015

Elio Camacho Still Life Class and Holiday potluck Dec. 15

Elio Camacho will hold a still life painting class on Tuesday December 15
from 11 am - 3 pm
combined with a holiday potluck.

Join us for some quality painting time and instruction before the final holiday crunch.

Make art!
still life painting by Patris

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Announcing 6 week Life Drawing Classes with Marco Ospina

Figure Drawing Classes beginning Thursday January 7th.

Take your life drawing skills to the next level in the new year.

Drawing by Marco Ospina

Drawing by Marco Ospina

California Art Club Paint In and First Friday event this Friday!

This Friday, Dec.4, 2015
  • California Art Club Paint In and First Friday kick off event at Patris Studio 


10 am - 2 pm
the CAC local chapter will have a live model and sumptuous holiday still life to paint from followed by no host lunch and critique        
COST: $15     

2 pm - 9 pm                                                                                                                 Artists are invited to continue painting in the studio as part of  First Friday "Art In Action" at Patris Studio
The Gallery open and everyone is welcome to stop by and enjoy our winter exhibition of fine art featuring local artists working in a variety of styles and mediums.  Enjoy food, beverage, and a great creative vibe this Friday!!!