Thursday, December 15, 2016

Announcing: Portrait Drawing and Head Construction 1-day workshop

Portrait Drawing & Head Construction 
One Day Workshop 
with Marco Ospina 

Join Marco for this one day Portrait Drawing Workshop. This session will cover the basics of the portrait drawing process with a mix of lecture, demo and exercises. This workshop will help students learn basic portrait techniques and gain proficiency in their own work.

drawing by Marco Ospina
Topics Include:
Basic anatomy of the skull, identifying bony landmarks and form giving muscles.

 A ‘block-in’ or detailed outline, using careful shading to suggest the unique forms of the portrait.

 Features, proportions and placement

Students will have the opportunity to study from a variety of source materials, including a live model.

Materials: Students are encourage to work with charcoal on regular drawing paper. Newsprint paper and charcoal pencils are also good. Bring kneaded eraser

Drawing by Marco Ospina

Where: Patris Studio - 3460 2nd Ave, 
Sacramento, CA 95817

When: Saturday January 28. 2017 - 10:00 am - 3:00pm (45 minute lunch break)

Cost: $70 (includes model fees and hand-outs) 

To Register: Contact Patris at

 For Information: Contact Marco Ospina at

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Workshop Registration and Cancellation Policy

Patris Studio and Art Gallery
3460 2nd Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817

Registration Policy for Workshops
Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

A 50% deposit of workshop tuition is due at the time of registration for all workshops. Early registration is strongly encouraged, as many workshops fill quickly. Please also be aware that workshops with insufficient enrollment at the thirty day deadline may be cancelled so it is important to register before that time if possible.

Remaining balance to be paid at beginning of workshop.

Registration is accepted in the form of cash, personal checks, traveler's checks, money-orders, Visa, MasterCard.   Please note that all credit card transactions have a $5 processing fee.

Refund and Cancellation Policy for Workshops
Cancellations can be made up to 30 days prior to workshop date and deposit fully refunded minus a $25 cancellation fee.

If you cancel 29 days before the start date of a workshop, the Studio will retain half of your deposit as a cancellation fee and keep half as a credit in your account for 12 months. This credit may only be used towards another workshop scheduled within the 12 month period from workshop date.  After 12 months, the deposit is forfeited.

There are no refunds for no-shows or for early withdrawal after a workshop begins.

·         If workshop is cancelled by the instructor or Patris Studio, all fees will be 100% fully refunded to participants.

·         Model fees, if any, are extra and depend on the number of students.

·         While we make every effort to ensure all workshops proceed as planned, the studio reserves the right to cancel any workshop due to insufficient enrollment. In this case, all workshop fees are fully refunded.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Holiday schedule for December 2017

Happy Holidays to all!

Here's our December 2017 Holiday Schedule for events, workshops, figure drawing/painting open studios and classes:

Gratitude Party 
and Holiday Celebration
Dec. 8, 2017 

Holiday Sale:

  • Thursday Dec. 8:     during the party
  • Friday Dec 9:          1 pm - 8 pm
  • 2nd Saturday Dec.   10: 1 pm - 10 pm

Salvatore Victor Figure Drawing Seminar
Saturday December 10  
10 am - 2 pm

Figure Drawing/Painting Open Studio Sessions 
All sessions as scheduled through December 20 
No sessions the week of Dec. 25 - January 1, 2017

Weekly Classes 
please check with each instructor for individual holiday schedules

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Announcing: 4-week Beginning Watercolor Class with Teresa Steinbach

 click here to download flier and more info

 4 –week Beginning Watercolor Class
With Teresa Steinbach

When: 10 am – noon

4 Fridays in January: 1/6, 1/13/, 1/20, 1/27

Cost: $120 for 4-week session
Or $40 drop in

Where: Patris Studio and Art Gallery
3460 2nd Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817

Supplies: All materials provided. We will work small to start and a little bigger towards
the end of the 4 week session.

To register:
please email Patris at
(916) 397-8958

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Special Holiday Gallery Sale!

Patris Studio and Gallery 

  • November 9, 2016  12 pm - 6 pm
  • November 10, 2016 1 pm - 10 pm
  • November 11, 2016 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Find unique and one of a kind holiday art gifts at special prices during our holiday sale! 

This holiday season, give the gift of art. Stay local. Shop local. Find small treasures that will last a lifetime. 

Patris Studio and Gallery is proud to partner with the Sacramento Visual Arts Collaborative to bring you this treasure trove of small works by local artists.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Space available in the upcoming David Shevlino workshop!

Space still available in the Sacramento workshop. Sign up now!

Partial workshop days available!

We still have a few spaces left in the upcoming David Shevlino workshop this Dec. 1-4.  Come study with master artist David Shevlino in Northern California.  David is a highly sought after workshop instructor around the nation and is known for his down-to-earth teaching style.  His paintings are infused with energy and expressive brushwork.  Workshop participants across the country find new meaning and  inspiration in their work after studying with him.

Sign up today and join us for this fabulous west coast workshop with David Shevlino!
Contatct Patris for more info and details.
Click here to download the flier and details.