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.
NEW VIDEO POSTED SEPT 27, 2018
Common Errors in Still Life Painting
This new video is now included free along with all my other videos to members.
Here in my Online Atelier I present my entire curriculum with videos,
written instructions, printable handouts and detailed notes.
Cast Drawing with Graphite
Indirect (layered) Oil Painting
Alla Prima (single session) Oil Painting
New Videos Coming Soon:
Cast Drawing with Chalk and Charcoal
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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.”
All of my videos are also available for purchase on USB or as digital downloads.
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.
Those who want my personal feedback have the option to upload their work to my Forum, where I give detailed written feedback monthly. All subscribers have access to the Forum, a rich resource of hundreds of examples of student artworks and exercises along with my feedback.
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 period of time. I don’t use external tools like sight-size, photos, or grids. Whether sketching for 30 minutes or creating a 100-hour studio painting, my students learn to observe and accurately record proportions, values, and colors; Skills that apply to any medium or style.
My goal is to teach you how to continually improve your skills,
year after year, well after your formal studies are over.
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