Current Classes

2017 Summer Painting Classes With Dottie Oatman

Watercolor Painting Garden Tour and more

 Mondays, 9-12:00pm—Watercolor Painting Garden Tour

Flowers and gardens via watercolor painting will be explored and demonstrated each week in this summer outdoor painting class. We will visit different gardens throughout Boulder County. Sign up in advance and pay ahead for classes you can attend. For painters with some experience, but all levels welcome. Motivations, Demonstrations, Instruction and feedback. Reservation preference given to those signing up for most classes but often fewer spots available. List of locations and directions to follow sign-up.

June 12, 19, 26, (no class July 3), July 10, 17, 24.

$210 for full session. $40 per individual class

 OR—Wednesdays, 9-12:00pm—Beginning in the Garden 

We will break down, into sizeable “bites”, for newer painters, (but all levels welcome), the many aspects of watercolor painting outdoors in beautiful garden settings.(same garden tour locations as Monday’s class). Drop-in but reserve and pay for your spots ahead of time. Must bring your own materials. List of locations and directions to follow sign-up.

June 14, 21, 28. (no class July 5), July 12, 19, 26.

$210 full session, $40 per individual class.

Beginning II Tuesdays, 10:30-1:00pm–

Following the Beginner Workshops, but open to all, in this class we will paint a little still life, and a little beginning landscape, to move you along in your development as a painter. Demonstrations always.

June 13, 20, 27, (no class July 4), July 11, 18, 25. 

Cost: $210. Studio 108

Studio Fridays, 9-12:00pm. — June and July

Come and paint with others, bring your own subject matter, work on unfinished paintings, get feedback and help from me and peers, enjoy watercolor painting camaraderie, support and motivation. Class size limited: you must reserve and pay for the days you can attend this class in advance.

June 9, 16, 23, 30. July 14, 21,28. $35 per class. Studio 108.

Beginners!!   Tuesdays in July, 3-5:00pm

I teach a series of 4 classes to help you get started with watercolor painting, materials included. I offer a fun, experimental approach that greatly reduces the intimidation factor. An introduction to color mixing, materials, brush strokes and techniques, creating textures, shadows, washes and more. Materials included.

July 12, 18, 25, Aug. 1. Tuesday afternoons, 3-5:00pm.

Cost: $160


E-mail me with dates you are interested in attending. Priority given In Garden Tour classes to earliest registrants, and those wanting more summer dates. I will e-mail you back with availability and then you can send payment to Dottie Oatman/Make Room For Art to reserve your spots: 2881 21st Street, Boulder, CO 80304. I will send out garden locations and directions before the first class.

Please Note: Summer Cancellation policy: After classes have started, if you have reserved a spot in advance, and still have to miss it, there are no refunds, but you may be able to make up a missed class in another class going on, space available.

 For Beginner,Beginner 2, Studio Fridays: E-mail me of your interest and when I get enough participants to hold the class, I’ll e-mail you back to confirm. You can then send in your payment.

303-641-8704   <<>>

Also Please note:  Private and semi-private classes available in my home studio.  E-mail for more info.

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** I’m thinking about offering another Painting In Mexico trip next March, 2017. Let me know if you are interested in being put on the “receive more info” list.

And maybe Spain or Italy in May 2017. Who’s interested??