February 28, 2014

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(Painting by: Caesar Van Everdingen: Four Muses and Pegasus on Parnassus)

Gabriel’s next 8-week session to start on Friday, March 7th, 2014

The Grecian muses and goddesses have long been a source of inspiration many an artists.

Joins us for a live model photo shoot in Grecian dress with appropriate props for our next session.

First class will include a photo session and a few quick sketches.  Please bring your camera, sketch book and pencils for the first class. During the second class we will review photos and begin work on our studies. The last 6 classes will be spent painting from your photos and sketched references.
This will be a new and exciting class with interesting props and costumes that I am sure will inspire the muse in all of us.


July 30, 2013

Hanson Howard August 2nd, First Friday

Aug 13
AUGUST 2 – 31, 2013
Reception, August 2, 5:00 – 8:00
HANSON HOWARD GALLERY
89 Oak Street, Ashland, Oregon www.hansonhowardgallery.com

after party…

The Judgement of Paris

Join me after Hanson Howard’s Thoroughbred show at Alex’s on the plaza in downtown Ashland, where several of the paintings from my Urban Legend series will be on display through the summer.

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Elan Gallery, Jacksonville

5x7 studies sml

Miniature show at Elan Gallery in historic Jacksonville, Oregon throughout the month of August by appointment, reception Saturday August 31st from 3:00pm – 6:00pm.

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January 1, 2013

Gabriel Mark Lipper’s
Fine Art and Oil Painting Classes for 2013

The New Year is a perfect time to start from the top.  This term, we will be sharpening our artistic tools and readying ourselves for an exciting year of artistic exploration.  This term will be spent drawing and painting still lifes.  Nothing hones our ability to see like the study of several inanimate objects placed in various interactive spatial relationships. The still life allows us to get quickly beyond our preconceived notions of how we think things are supposed to be, and begin to see them as they are.  The finite nature of these studies forces us to still our minds.  It’s only when we draw and paint from this place of presence, that great art is possible.  I hope that you will join me in slowing down, and digging in to the work at hand.  Weather we’re at the beginning of our artistic journey, or nearing mastery, we all benefit from this exercise.  To the trenches!