Sadie Valeri Atelier Online Art Courses

Start any time: All our courses are pre-recorded.

Purchase individual courses below for lifetime streaming access, or become a member for instant access to all our courses with affordable personal mentorship options.

Feedback Members: Read the instructions on the Forums page.


Drapery Drawing (Charcoal)

Sadie uses chalk and charcoal to create a drawing of a white draped sheet.

Learn more…


Cast Drawing (Charcoal)

Sadie’s detailed demonstration shows how to create a strong, beautiful cast drawing with charcoal and chalk.

Learn more…


Figure Drawing (Charcoal)

Sadie teaches classical figure drawing in this comprehensive demonstration with chalk and charcoal.

See more…


Seashell Drawing: Livestream

Watch this 3-hour livestream recording of Sadie drawing a murex seashell with pastel pencil and white chalk while she narrates her process and answers participants’ questions.

Learn more…


Boucher Drawing Master Copy: Livestream

Watch the recording of the 3-hour livestream of Sadie drawing a master copy and answering participants’ questions.

Learn more…

Members Only

BONUS: Two Boucher Master Copy Demos

Bonus courses are only available to members and cannot be purchased separately. In this course Sadie demonstrates creating master copies of two Boucher drawings using pastel pencil and white charcoal pencils on toned Ingres paper.

Learn More…

Trying to access your courses? Log in at the Account page and return to Courses to unlock them. Members: Please visit the Forums for instructions on how to upload your work.

Each course is accessible enough to take in any order, without a pre-requisite, but if you want to follow a formal atelier program curriculum, we recommend working through the courses in this order:

  1. Intro to Classical Drawing (Graphite)
  2. Bargue Plate Drawing (Graphite)
  3. Cast Drawing (Graphite)
  4. Charcoal Drapery
  5. Charcoal Cast Drawing
  6. Still Life oil painting: Direct
  7. Still life oil painting: Alla Prima
  8. Still life oil painting: Indirect
  9. Figure drawing
  10. Portrait painting

Get help from our instructors with an affordable mentorship program.