Artist Guild Week

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Artist Guild
Event Date
03/02/2015 - 03/06/2015 9:30AM - 4:30PM on Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
$1,450 / All inclusive
Skill Level
All levels


Scottsdale Artists’ School is excited to be hosting the 2nd Annual Artists Guild Week featuring five prominent artists who will share their expertise on drawing and painting the portrait and figure, as well as exploring the rich tradition of painting still life and landscape. Artists Guild staff–David A LeffelSherrie McGraw and Jacqueline Kamin will help students with the most important elements of mastering fundamental artistic skills. Instructors will circulate throughout each studio giving students a chance to learn varied approaches to the problems that all realist artists face.

Daytime Program: 9:30am-4:30pm Daily

Each studio will be designated to a specific discipline, and students will have the opportunity to study multiple subject matters with different instructors.  Each student will receive individual attention and critiques from all of the instructors.

Schedule of Evening Events:

Sunday Evening – Opening Reception at SAS from 4pm-7pm

Monday Evening – Portrait Demonstration with David A Leffel 5:30-7:30pm (at Legacy Gallery)

Tuesday Evening – Still Life Demonstration with Sherrie McGraw and Jacqueline Kamin 5:30-7:30pm (at Legacy Gallery)

Wednesday Evening – Figure Demonstration with Sherrie McGraw 5:30-7:30pm (at Legacy Gallery)

Thursday Evening – Scottsdale ArtWalk 7-9PM – Scottsdale Arts District

Friday Evening – Panel Discussion and Banquet Dinner at Scottsdale Artists’ School

Cost includes tuition for daytime programs, model fees, all evening presentations, and party Friday evening.

Students will receive an orientation packet with specifics regarding materials and lodging, along with a questionnaire which will help each student create a personalized course of study within this week’s programs. We envision a fluid environment where students can move from classroom to classroom freely, making this a unique learning experience.

Please note: Due to the special nature of this program a $300 deposit is required to secure your place.