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Abstracting the Figure

Using classical approaches of contour and construction drawing, we will begin by making preparatory studies for the paintings to come. We’ve all seen paintings of a nude standing, or a model sitting on a stool. How do we turn these studies into dynamic paintings that go beyond the academic cliché? This term is about taking our painting beyond the reference and making them our own. By binding the classical techniques of draftsmanship with strong design we will untether ourselves from the limitations of painting only what we see in front of us.
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Plein Air Workshop July 13-15

Landscape workshop July 13-15 featuring stunning hilltop views of orchards, vineyards, and a pirate ship just outside Ashland, Oregon!
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Beverly Hills Art Show May 19th - 20th

Come visit me at the Beverly Hills Art Show May 19th and 20th. I will be at booth #350 with new works in mixed media and oil. I hope to see you there! http://www.beverlyhills.org/
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Friday Art Class - Lush Florals

Paint rich bouquets of lush beautiful flowers each week in this eight week painting course.
Early Dawn -Gabriel Lipper
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Spring Enclave Studio Show

Spring Enclave Studio Show Saturday, May 5th from 5:00pm - 8:00pm featuring new works from Gabriel Lipper as well as other studio artist Inger Jorgensen, Cory Kahn, Nicole Wasgatt & Robyn Forsyth at the Enclave Studios located at 1661 Siskiyou…

Art Matters - A Series of Panel Discussions about Art

Thursday, March 17th @ 5:30pm- 7:00pm  Ashland Art Center Classroom  357 E Main St, Ashland, OR 97520 Free to the Public Includes Refreshments Featured artist panelists are: Mindy Carpenter - Carpediem cards website: carpediempapers.com Kevin…
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Faces - Eyes to Burma - Art Show & Benefit

First world holiday problems got you down? Come by Élan Gallery for my latest collection of paintings "Faces" an art show and benefit for Eyes to Burma helping Burmese refugees get access to clean water, medical treatment and education.

Summer Nudes - July, August 2015

  Gabriel Mark Lipper’s Fine Art and Oil Painting Classes July 10th - August 28th This term will be spent painting and drawing from the nude.   We will paint or draw from two models for four weeks at a time focusing…

Spring Friday Art Class 2015

SPRING Friday Art Class 2015 Gabriel's next session to start this Friday, May 15th. This session we will be spent testing our painting mettle, and learning to trust our intuition.  Working for one to two sessions with each of our models,…

The Art of the Portrait

Gabriel's next 8-week session to start on Friday, January 9th, 2015 Start the New Year with passion!  Let your portraits come alive this year with vibrant color, and rich paint.  The secret behind the freshest painting is generally not…