Current Classes

2018 Summer Painting Classes With Dottie Oatman

Watercolor Painting Garden Tour

1. Watercolor Painting Garden Tour—Mondays, 9-12:00pm— (or Wednesdays!)

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 spots often available for fewer classes.

June 11, 18, 25, (no class 7/2), July 9, 16, 23.

$240 for full session. $40 per individual class

List of locations and directions to follow sign-up.


2. Also Garden Tour—Beginning in the Garden(but all levels welcome)–—Wednesdays, 9-12:00pm

We will break down, into sizeable “bites”, for newer painters, 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 13, 20, 27. (no class July 4), July 11, 18, 25.

$240 full session, $40 per individual class.


3.  Beginners!! 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, brush strokes and techniques, creating textures, shadows, washes and more. Materials included.

July 10, 17, 24, 31. Tuesday afternoons, 3-5:00pm. Cost: $180

**Registration**  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 back with availability and then you can send payment to Dottie Oatman/Make Room For Art to reserve your spots: 2881 21stStreet, 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 Classes:  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   <<>>

Private and Semi-private classes available at my home studio. Privates $65 /1 ½ hour, semi- privates / $45 ea 1 ½ hour, 3-4 people, $40ea.



Dottie Oatman * 2881 21st Street* Boulder CO 80304 * 303-641-8704 *