The Atelier is a collaborative working art studio located in Northern California’s Sonoma County whose artists share a passion for traditional and contemporary realist painting and drawing.

The RRA hosts regular classes and intensive workshops taught by local artists, as well as invited guest artists.

We offer classes in oil painting for beginners, still-life painting, figure drawing, sight size cast drawing and open studio model sessions. From single-sessions focusing on an alla-prima approach, to longer more intensive courses of study that provide a student with hands-on experience with the many stages of painting and drawing, and are open to students of all abilities and experience.

Note: Studio has moved toSuite#2A, 5577 Skylane Blvd Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Our 2017 Winter Schedule

 5 Day Portrait Intensive:  January 8 - March 26, 2018

  • Bargue & Cast Drawing & Painting
  • Figure - Drawing & Painting
  • Portrait Painting
  • Still Life Painting
  • Week-end Landscape Painting Workshops: Fall & Spring
  • Additional classes will be announced. Please sign up for newsletter to stay informed.

Studio Visits are encouraged by appointment.  Please email first for an appropriate time to come in.

Thanks for your interest

Emailinfo@russianriveratelier.com