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Spring Adult Classes
Taught by Robin Poteet


Continuing Watercolorwith Robin Poteet
7 classes: Wednesday Mornings, March 20–May 8 (no class April 17) • 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. • $180
Also offered Wednesday afternoons • 1:00–4:00 p.m. same dates • $180
Robin’s Wednesday sessions are fun and informative, and are filled with ways to improve your technical skills and your creative thinking. Bring the subjects you’d like to paint and Robin will help guide you through the painting process. Learn how to create interesting backgrounds, be daring with color, turn any subject into a great painting, improve your brushwork, create whites without using white paint… and on and on! Demos, discussions, critiques and plenty of painting time with individual attention. Use form at left to contact Robin with questions.register_button

Summer Adult Classes
Taught by Robin Poteet

Adults: Summer Paint Nights!

Join us for an evening of creativity. Each month, one of our instructors hosts a Paint Night so that you can get acquainted with the Studio School and create your own work of art. We include the class supplies and a glass of wine. The atmosphere is casual, fun and informative. Afterwards, Towers has some great restaurant choices, so you can make it a night out! Limited to 12 participants. Pre-registration is required.

AUGUST Notecards in Pen & Ink and Watercolor Paint Night!with Robin Poteet
Saturday, August 15 • 5:00 p.m–6:30 p.m. • $45
Create a set of 4 custom notecards with envelopes. We’ll start with loose, simple pen & ink drawings and top them off with a splash of watercolor. The results will be one-of-a-kind notecards that you can send on special occasions (they’re also suitable for framing)! Robin will supply all of the materials and lots of ideas as she guides you through the process — you’ll learn about pen & ink and watercolor painting in the process. A glass of wine is included. All levels are welcome, so sign up your friends and make it a fun night out. Bring a snack if you’d like. Use form at left to contact Robin with questions.register_button

Adults, July

Watercolor Figure and Portrait, Inspired by Mary Whytewith Robin Poteet
4 day workshop: Tuesday–Friday, July 9–12 • 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. • $175
By the time our summer schedule is printed, Robin will have returned from an intensive workshop with renowned watercolor artist, Mary Whyte. Using her inspiration as our springboard, this 4-day workshop will explore all aspects of figure & portrait painting—from backgrounds, skin tones,story-telling and brushwork, to technical expertise. We’ll work hard and “put miles on our brushes”, but Robin is confident that you’ll come out of this with a greater understanding of watercolor—not just for portraits, but for ALL of your painting subjects. Being able to focus on painting for 4 days in a row is a wonderful way to take your work to the next level! Some photo reference materials will be available, students may also work from their own. Use form at left to contact Robin for a supply list.register_button

Adults, August

Wacky Animal Kingdom–the most fun you’ll have all summer!with Robin Poteet
For all levels of painters • 2 days: Thursday & Friday, August 8 & 9 • 9:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m. • $90 • includes most supplies

Robin’s batik watercolor & wax workshop is perennial favorite! We’ll spend two hands-on days using ink, rice paper, paint, wax, an iron (and a few other tricks) to create wonderfully imaginative animal paintings You’ll wind up with 3 or 4 more pieces mounted on gallery wrap canvas. Our theme is animals, and Robin will have a few ideas you may copy however YOU are encouraged to bring animal related images and she’ll help you find ways to give them extra character. Watercolor or acrylic paints. Use form at left to contact Robin for a minimal supply list.register_button