Onsite Classes


As a response to the Covid-19 pandemic the San Francisco Studio School is focusing on individualized online study and online small-group seminars and courses. Please write info@sfstudioschool.org for more information.

SF Studio School classes are developed around each student's interests in drawing, painting, photography or mixed media. Diverse techniques are taught as participants concentrate on individual forms of expression. Topics include representation, abstraction, the relation of forms, the creation of pictorial space, color as light, imagery and process. Classes are small and weekly objectives are defined while developing a coherent approach to a series of work throughout the semester. Each semester a particular theme is explored.

Previous semester topics have included:

  • Project X: Across Media: Concepts, Creativity & Cohesion

  • The Painter & the Artist's Monograph

  • Ways of Seeing: The Clothed Figure in Landscape

  • Techniques of Expression

  • Painting Critique Seminar

  • The Language of Painting