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.

September 2015 Portrait/Head Study Workshop

Two days drawing and/or painting the head of a live model from direct observation. $300.00 includes model fee. Attendees may work in charcoal or oil paints. Space is limited.

Dates: September 11 & 12, 2015

Location: Russian River Atelier, 21001 Geyserville Avenue, Geyserville, California, in the Northern California Wine Country

Contact Linda Schroeter at linda@russianriveratelier.com, (707) 857-4401, or Virgil Elliott at virgilelliott@comcast.net or phone (707) 664-8198.

Master Copy Workshop in Florence, Italy

Virgil Elliott will be teaching a Venetian Technique Master Copy Oil Painting workshop June 6-17, 2016 at the Florence Studio, in Florence, Italy. E-mail theflorencestudio@gmail.com to register.

Upcoming Appearances

The Representational Art Conference, November 1-4, 2015, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ventura, California, Virgil will be speaking and participating in a discussion panel. And of course playing guitar in the hotel lobby in the evenings.