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.

October Figure Drawing Workshop

Draw or paint from the live model for one six-hour day, two long poses. $150.00 includes model fee. Attendees may work in charcoal or oil paints. Space is limited. Our model might be available for a shorter day the next day as well, but we don't know that for certain yet. If she is, the second day would be another $100.00 with first-day attendees given first priority

Date: October 17, 2014 Times: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: The Art Studio/Atelier of Virgil Elliott, 5320 Old Redwood Highway, Suite B, in the Orchard Shopping Center in Petaluma, California, 40 miles north of San Francisco in Northern California's Wine Country, just off Highway 101 at Exit 476.

Accommodations: there are three motels within walking distance, the closest of which is the Quality Inn, across the street. Also nearby is a Motel 6 and America's Best Value Inn. There are many choices of eating establishments also within walking distance of the studio.

Contact Virgil Elliott at virgilelliott@comcast.net or phone (707) 664-8198.

Upcoming Appearances

Virgil sometimes performs as a musician at Gaia's Garden in Santa Rosa, California. The next date is October 10, 2014, 6:30-8:30 p.m. The program is all solo acoustic guitar and Renaissance lute instrumentals, mostly old-time music; ragtime, blues, oldies, some Bach, some early jazz, and a few pieces from the 16th century, and so on. Samples can be heard on the Music page of this web site. Check here for updates on future performances.