Welcome to my Online Art School

I am Sadie Valeri, the Director and Founder of Sadie Valeri Atelier,
my private art school in San Francisco, California,
where I teach classical drawing and painting.

Here in my Online Atelier I present my entire curriculum with videos,
written instructions, printable handouts and detailed notes.
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Indirect Oil Painting
NEW Direct Oil Painting (Common Errors)

Alla Prima Oil Painting
Intro to Classical Drawing
Bargue Plates
Cast Drawing with Graphite
NEW Cast Drawing with Chalk and Charcoal
Drawing Drapery with Chalk and Charcoal
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New Videos Coming Soon:
Figure Drawing
Portrait Drawing

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“With so many art videos you are just watching the artist paint with the occasional comment about paint mixtures or brushes. You don’t really get what is going on in their heads. Sadie shares all of that and it really makes all the difference.”
–Karmen E.

All of my videos are also available for purchase on USB or as digital downloads.

NEW VIDEO Released 11/2018
Cast Drawing in Charcoal and White Chalk

The videos are professionally filmed and edited by my filmmaker/musician husband, Nowell Valeri. His expert sound design makes my voice sound like a smooth radio host so you can enjoy my detailed voice-over instruction.

4-Day Workshop Video
We filmed my most recent still life painting workshop, and the resulting 15+ hours of video footage is packed with an enormous amount of information, including everything I know and teach about painting.

In the workshop I teach Three Methods of Still Life Painting: Alla Prima, Direct, and Indirect, using historic techniques and methods. The subject is still life, but the techniques can be applied to any subject.

All 15+ hours are now available to all subscribers to my Online Atelier.
NOTE: The workshop videos are not available for purchase or download, they are ONLY available by subscribing to my Online Atelier.

Forum
All subscribers have access to the Forum, a rich resource of hundreds of examples of student artworks and exercises along with my feedback. Those who want personal feedback have the option to upload their work to the Forum for detailed written feedback.

Methods
I teach traditional atelier methods for contemporary artists. My students learn how to draw and paint realistically from life in any environment, at any size, for any length of time. Learn to see and judge proportions, values and colors accurately without reliance on external tools, grids, photos, or sight-size. I teach skills that apply to any medium or style, whether sketching outside for 30 minutes or creating a 100-hour studio painting.

My goal is to teach you how to continually improve your skills,
year after year, well after your formal studies are over.

Subscribe Now for Immediate Access

$75 for 60 days immediate access to all my videos, curriculum, and the student forum

+$36 per month after the first 60 days, cancel at any time.

NEW Starting January 2019: Written feedback will be made available WEEKLY for an optional additional monthly fee. Details coming soon.

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