Current Classes

 Summer 2019 Watercolor Painting Classes

With Dottie Oatman

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

Come smell the flowers! And paint them. 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, with our home base at Heidi’s Garden.  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.

June 17, 24, (no class 7/1), July 8, 15, 22, 29.  
$240 for full session. $40 per individual class
List of locations and directions and materials to bring, to follow sign-up.

 2. Beginner Two—Tuesdays, 10:30-1:00pm

A little bit of still life, a little bit of landscape. Following the Beginner Workshops (but open to all), this class will move you along in your development as a painter!

Studio 108, or my home studio. Depends on the numbers.
June 18, 25, (no class July 2), July 9,16,23,30.
$240. Materials not included but you can pay an additional $5 per class to use my materials.
If you cannot do full session, you can sign up for those classes you can do, space permitting, and pay in advance.

3.  Studio Fridays—-Fridays, 9-12pm

Come 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.

June 14, 21, 28, (no class July 5), July 12, 19, 26.
$35 per class. Studio 108. Sign up for those Fridays you can attend and pay by the class (in advance!)


E-mail me with dates you are interested in attending. Priority given in summer 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. You can also pay via PayPal (to Friends and Family), Venmo, or credit card (using my Square–%3 added fee).

 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.

 Mexico! Italy! 2020. Get ready!

***I will be offering a Painting In Mexico Trip next March 2020.  Let me know if you are interested and want to be put on the “get more info” list. I’m also looking at taking a painting group to Italy in October, 2020….Also let me know if you are interested in this!

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


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