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2016 - 2017 Workshops and Classes


2017 No classes this fall due to illness.

Agenda for 2017 San Diego Mensa Regional Gathering Midnight at the Oasis!

Ivy Palm Resort & Spa 2000 N. Palm Canyon Drive    Palm Springs Conference Room A/B   11:30 -1:30

mensa class


Sketch and Paint

Sketching on location with Black Marker and Watercolor.

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To be arranged... Cabo San Lucas  


Thursdays, January - April, 2017

Attend weekly or drop in when you can, every day is a new painting

Abstract Design & Color

Classes are now next to Angel View




Thursday afternoons

1:00pm - 4:00pm


All levels welcome!

woman   flowers   abstract

You can work on any subject you wish or follow my lead.

Start with a great design, then explore color with various materials.
Water-based materials, including watercolor, gouache, acrylic, acrylic inks, and pastels

Bring: Water-based MATERIALS OF YOUR CHOICE & 1-2 canvases or paper.

To register call Pat @ (760)610-1516 or past students just drop in.

Acrylic Materials List


Watercolor Materials List

March 2 - Abstracts

March 9 - Faces

MArch 16 - Flowers

March 23 - Abstracts

March 30 - Faces

April 6 - Flowers

April 13 - Abstracts

April 20 - Faces

Summer Break

See you in the fall.



photos from weekly classes:

flowers from class



Jan, 11, 2017 9:00- 12:00 - Sketch at The Living Desert

call 760-610-1516 to register $45 (includes materials) ($40 without materials)

We meet inside the gate, so bring your membership card.

Jan, 11, 2017

9:00- 12:00

Sketch @ The Living Desert


A 2-pen method will be used to make Quick Sketches.

These are great for travel.  Draw your ideas deep into your memory.



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Photoshop Elements 5 day workshops


phot flowerroses before after  

Learn all the basics of Photoshop. Crop, straighten, color balance, copy, move and paste, adjustment layers and more.




Fun with Text, Effects, Blend Modes, and Filters




call 760-610-1516

or email





Pat's Watercolor Paint Events

Paint along set up   Paint Night Class


Large Group - Directed Painting in Watercolor

$45 per person all materials included.

(excluding tables, chairs, wine and food)

Groups under 12 - $50 per person.



wc apples desert garden wc hearts barn
Apples (Beginner) Desert Garden (Intermediate) Hearts (Beginner) Barn (Beginner/Intermediate)


call 760-610-1516



Private Classes in drawing, painting, critiques, and photoshop are available $100. for 75 minute session.




Upcoming Free Demonsrations





Recent Demos


March 11, 2017


10:00 - 12:00 UCR, Palm Desert


2:00 - 4:00 Air Museum, Palm Spring




March 5, 2016

11:00 for CVWS (Coachella Valley Watercolor Society) Annual Show

at the Palm Springs Air Museum


Watercolor Portrait



Art Show & Sale March 4 & 5, 10:00 - 5:00




April 9, 2016

10:00 - 12:00 at UCR in Palm Desert

Abstract Acrylic




Ironwood, Monday Morning Painting Class







Demo at Party in Palermo for the Artist Council of the Palm Springs Art Museum







Demo CVWS Palm Springs Air Museum Annual Show


watercolor portrait



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Call 760-610-1516 or email

Call to arrange demonstrations and workshops for your art club.

me at CVWS demo
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