Open Studio

Practice your skills on your own during Scottsdale Artists’ School’s Open Studio sessions! Open Studio is open to the public; the School provides a model and equipment (easels, drawing horses etc.) Participants bring their own supplies to draw, paint or sculpt.

Open Studio Schedule

6:30-9:30pm/Portrait Model/ Single Pose
6:30-9:30pm/Nude Model/ Short Poses
9:00am-3:00pm/Nude or Costumed Model/ Single Pose
9:00am-12:00pm Portrait Model/ Single Pose and 1:00pm-4:00pm Nude Model/ single pose
3-hour sessions $10 – 5-hour sessions $15 – 6-hour sessions $20

College Students! Attend Open Studio for only $5 * Must present a student I.D.

NOTE: Students currently enrolled in a workshop may attend the 3-hour Open Studio sessions for FREE the week of their workshop. Please note:  To receive more information and special updates regarding our Open Studio sessions, join the Open Studio email list by sending your email address to Julian Miranda,

Assisted Artist Studio

Artists and students will have the opportunity to work with drawing and painting instructors; Jerry Salinas, Mike Little and Jennifer Freeman to start and work on paintings and drawings with the goal of completing a finished work. The sessions are open to all and will be limited to 8 students. Open dialogue, critiques and technical assistance will move students to their goal within a positive environment. This will be an engaging and fun experience. Work completed in Assisted Artist Studio will be eligible for entry into student shows and competition.

Assisted Artist Studio Schedule

October 6-December 15, 2017
(No Assisted Studio week of November 19-25)

January 12 – March 16, 2018

April 13 – June 15, 2018


All sessions will be held on Fridays
Morning session 9am-12pm
Afternoon session 1pm-4pm

Space is limited. Walk-ins may not be guaranteed a spot.
$50 for a 4 session punch card