COLOR WHEEL VIDEO

The Painter's Compass Color Wheel - TUTORIAL Video

 

CURRENT MAP STUDENT SCHEDULES

Class of 2020 Calendar

Class of 2023 Calendar

 

GENERAL ARTIST RESOURCES

DIGITAL PAINTING TOOLS

Business Learning Video Series

ANATOMY VIDEO SERIES

SAMPLE COMMISSION CONTRACT

WRITING AN ARTIST STATEMENT

LOCAL ART ORGANIZATIONS

LOCAL MODEL SESSIONS

BUSINESSES WE LOVE…and think you will too

SOLEADO LAVENDER FARM

Gorgeous family-run farm in the Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve that will play host to Compass Atelier and Painters Compass events.

SIGNAL FINANCIAL FEDERAL CREDIT UNION

An outstanding company that seeks to redefine what a banking institution can be through their community-based approach to their space. Their City Center branch features a coffee bar, Wifi lounge, and gallery space that will feature MAP students and alum work in monthly exhibitions indefinitely.

PAINTERS COMPASS

Charitable organization that shares many of the same ideals as Compass Atelier. Membership in Painters Compass also includes discounts to Compass Atelier classes and workshops.

ARTISTS & MAKERS STUDIOS

Over 140 artist studios, monthly gallery exhibitions, and the home of The Compass Atelier. Don’t miss EVERY First Friday of the month a free party with new art, open studios, wine, and food.

PLAZA ARTIST MATERIALS

Art supplies at great prices with even better customer service. Their Rockville store also features “Compass Atelier Approved Product” banners to help students identify regular supplies used in Compass Atelier classes.

DEBRA HALPRIN PHOTO AND PRINTING SERVICES

The best in our area for photographing artwork for web and print. Debra really goes above and beyond. Also excellent for high-quality giclee printing.

GAMBLIN ARTIST PRODUCTS

The preferred brand of oil paint and mediums for The Compass Atelier. Gamblin is an American company that prides themselves on giving artists the best materials.

ROSEMARY & CO BRUSHES

The preferred brand of bushes for The Compass Atelier. This manufacturer only sells direct (from the UK) so their highest quality brushes stay at an incredibly affordable cost. You can also call or email to order the ‘Compass Atelier Starter Set’ and/or ‘Compass Atelier Blending Set.’

PIKE & ROSE

Located just a half-mile from The Compass Atelier, this mixed use shopping district features live music, diverse food and entertainment, and regular outdoor festivals. The Compass Atelier has run plein air workshops there and been invited to participate in festivals.