Current Classes

Watercolor Painting

2019 September-December Classes

With Dottie Oatman

**News Flash**-Interested in my next Painting In Mexico trips in San Miguel de Allende—in March 2020? (First timers: March 6-16, or Returning painters, different itinerary: March 20- 30. But anyone can go on either trip!) Contact me to sign up or to put you on the “want to hear more” list—more info to follow this fall. Also planning an Italy painting trip in Fall 2020. Let me know if you are interested!

**Check out my blog on my website for students paintings from this summer!

**Also-my new website is coming soon! I’ll let you know when I “launch”.

**Session 1 – September 2019:

For Love of the Land-scape – Mondays, 9-12:00pm—3 en plein air outdoor painting classes at 3 locations in Boulder County. Work on elements of the landscape: ground, sky, trees, foliage, rock, mountains, water, etc.  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 drop-in.      3 classes: Mondays, September 9, 16, 23. Cost: $120 for full session. $40 per individual class. List of locations and directions to follow sign-up.

 Every Which Way Watercolor –  Tuesdays, 10:30-1:00pmThis is my ongoing watercolor offering; we will focus on a different subject weekly, from still life, landscape, flowers, buildings, fabric, glass reflections, composition, perspective, color, value, etc. Demonstrations, problem solving, as usual. All levels welcome.  4 classes:Tuesdays. September 3,10,17,24.  Cost: $160  Location: Studio 108

Beginners Wednesdays, 10:30-12:30pm.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.  4 classes: Wednesdays, Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25   Cost:  $180 (incl. materials)  Location:  Studio 108 or my home studio

Studio Fridays  Fridays,9:00-12:00pm

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! (I’ll be roaming around to help, in this studio class.)  Class size limited.  2 classes:   September 13, 20. Cost:  $35 per time. Register for those you can attend and pay in advance.   Location:Studio 108


**Session 2 – November/December 2019

Around The World Landscapes – Italy!  Mondays, 9-11:30am

Going to Italy again this October to paint! Come travel vicariously to the Italian landscape by painting from photos of my recent trip there. Rolling hillsides, vineyards, chapels and castles, sky, water, gardens,and other charming and challenging elements of the Tuscan and Sicilian landscape. 5 classes: November 4, 11, 18, (no class Nov. 25) , Dec. 2, 9. Cost:  $200.  Location:  Studio 108

 Every Which Way Watercolor– Tuesdays, 10:30-1:00.  A continuation of Session 1’s class. See description above. 5 Classes:  November 5, 12, 19, (no class 26th), Dec. 3, 10. Cost:  $200    Location:  Studio 108

 Beginning Two– Wednesdays, 10:30-1:00     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. 5 Classes:  Nov. 6, 13, 20, (no class 27th), Dec. 4, 11. Cost:  $200.  Location:  Studio 108 or my home studio.

Studio Fridays- see description above in Session 1.  5 Classes:  November 8, 15, 22, (no class Nov. 29), Dec. 6, 13. Cost: $35 per class. Location: Studio 108



and Cancellation Policies: Please e-mail to register, dottie@nulldottieoatman.comand I will respond with availability. Your space is then reserved upon receipt of your full paymentfor the class. Make checks out to Dottie Oatman and send to me at 2881 21stStreet, Boulder, CO 80304.Or pay by Pay Pal (send to friends and family to avoid extra fees), via my e-mail address, or Venmo me. Credit Card payments with small fee, available too—via my Square.

*****Sorry no refunds or make up classes available. (except sometimes, read below under Can’t do a full Session?) I’m too small an operation for that!

 **Can’t do a full session? Drop-in sometimes available—e-mail dates you are interested in and we’ll see what shakes out. No guarantees. Priority given to those registering for all classes in a session, but fill-in participants welcome and often able to find spaces. 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. 

Special Information

Classes and workshops, unless otherwise specified, will meet at

4949 N.Broadway, Boulder, 80304, Studio #108.

Private and Semi-private classes available at my home studio. Privates $65 /1 ½ hour.  Young people, $55/1 hour. 2-4 people, $50 ea/1 ½ -2hr.


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