Current Classes

Watercolor Painting 2018

With Dottie Oatman

**Session 2 – November/December 2018

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

Come travel vicariously to the Italian landscape by painting from photos of my recent trip there. Rolling hillsides, vineyards, monasteries and castles, sky, water, and other charming and challenging elements of the Italian landscape. All levels welcome.

4 classes: November 5, 12, (no class 19th), 26, Dec. 3.

Cost:  $160.  Location:  Studio 108

2.  Every Which Way Watercolor– Tuesdays, 10:30-1:00.

This is my ongoing watercolor offering; we will focus on a different subject weekly, from still life, landscape, flowers, buildings, beginning figures in the landscape perhaps, composition, perspective, color, value, etc. Demonstrations, problem solving, as usual. All levels welcome.

4 Classes:  November 6, 13, (no class 20th), 27, Dec. 4.

Cost:  $160  Location:  Studio 108


3.  Beginning Two Too (Tutu!) – Tuesdays, 3:00-5:30pm

4 more classes for newer painters.  A little bit of still life, a little bit of landscape. This class will move you along in your development as a painter.

4 Classes:  Nov. 6, 13, (no class 20th), 27, Dec. 4.

Cost:  $160      Location:  Studio 108

 4.  Beginners! –Wednesdays, 10:30-12:30. 

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: Nov. 14, (no class Nov. 21), Nov. 28, Dec. 5, Dec. 12.

Cost:  $180 (incl. materials)   Location:  Studio 108 or my home studio.

 5.  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.

5 Classes:  November 9, 16, (no class Nov. 23), Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14. 

Cost:  $35 per time.  (Full session: $175) Register for those you can attend and pay in advance.

Location:Studio 108

**News**  Upcoming—Painting In Mexico! March 2019

Interested in my next Painting In Mexico trip in San Miguel de Allende—This trip is happening March 22-April 1, 2019!  Let me know and I’ll put you on the “want to hear more” list—Information night Thursday, November 8.  How about Italy , Fall 2019?

**Registration**   and Cancellation Policies:

Please e-mail to register, and I will e-mail/respond with availability. Your space is then reserved upon receipt of your full payment for 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.

***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,  2-4 people, $50 ea/1 ½ hr.


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