About the Atelier

An Atelier, in the original usage of the word, is simply the studio of an artist, wherein his (or her) works are created, and in which a small number of promising students receive instruction directly from the Master of the atelier.

April Portrait/Head Study Workshop

3-day portrait/head study workshop at the Art Studio/Atelier of Virgil Elliott in Petaluma. Live model. Attendees may work in charcoal or oils. Space is limited, so the class will be small, with each participant getting plenty of attention from the instructor.

Dates: April 17, 18, & 19, 2014

Call (707) 664-8198 to register. $350.00 for all three days, or $250.00 for two days.

The Art Studio/Atelier of Virgil Elliott is at 5320 Old Redwood Highway, Suite B, in the Orchard Shopping Center in Petaluma, California, just off Highway 101 at exit 476, 40 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge. For the convenience of travelers, there are three motels within walking distance of the studio, the nicest of which is the Quality Inn, right across the street. Also within a few steps is a wide variety of eating establishments. There is bus service from the San Francisco Airport to Petaluma, and there is a Hertz Rent-A-Car office two blocks from the studio.

Upcoming Appearances

April 24-27, 2014: Virgil will be lecturing, signing books and critiquing portfolios at the Portrait Society of America's annual conference, Art of the Portrait, at the Hyatt Regency Reston, in Reston, Virginia (Washington DC area). http://www.portraitsociety.org/#!