Sadie Valeri Atelier Online Art Courses

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$19

Alla Prima Roses (Alla Prima)

Watch Sadie Valeri paint a bouquet of white and peach roses with high-definition close-ups of her color mixing and brushstrokes.

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$24

Alla Prima Peonies (Alla Prima)

Sadie shares every step for how she creates a one-day painting of a beautiful arrangement of pink peonies and white roses.

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$48

Plein Air Oil Painting: Land and Sea

Two paintings in one course: Painting the landscape on location “en plein air” presents unique challenges. Join Sadie as she paints and narrate two oil paintings on location on the coast of Mendocino County, California.

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$39

Portrait Painting from Master Copy and from Life (Alla Prima)

Sadie paints a master copy of a head study by Van Dyck, and then paints a portrait of her husband, Nowell, using the same technique.

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BONUS: Roses and Peonies (Alla Prima)

Bonus courses are only available to members and cannot be purchased separately. In this course Sadie shares every brushstroke of creating this 6-hour painting of real, living flowers.

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BONUS: Sketching a Seashell in Oil (Alla Prima)

Bonus courses are only available to members and cannot be purchased separately. In this course Sadie demonstrates a simple method for creating a quick oil study of a seashell.

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BONUS: Workshop Livestream: Three Methods of Oil Painting

Bonus courses are only available to members and cannot be purchased separately. This livestream shares Sadie’s entire 4-day workshop teaching three methods of oil painting: Direct, Indirect, and Alla Prima to a group of in-person students at her San Francisco atelier.

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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

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