Saturday, December 22, 2012

Annual Watts Atelier Holiday Party 2012

Once again we hosted our annual Watts Atelier Holliday shindig celebrating our 20th Anniversary.  I can’t believe it has been that long.  I remember the first one and it had all of 10 to 12 people.  What a difference two decades makes.  Needless to say it went off without a hitch.  Thanks to the generosity of our wonderful instructors we raffled off dozens of original paintings, drawings, and classes.  All of the proceeds are donated to the Rancho Coastal Human Society, and organization that does wonderful work here in the Encinitas community.  I am happy to say we raised just over $1300.00 for the critters.  We also executed another round robin style painting relay with all of the instructors painting for 20 minutes each.  You can see the results below.  This year we had modeling for us a Lincoln impersonator William Peck.  I met him several years ago at a Civil War reenactment.  He is a spitting image of Lincoln and spends much of his time educating youth on all things Lincoln.  He is a great model and we had a blast painting him. I hope you enjoy the pictures and may you and your loved ones have a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year from all of us at Watts Atelier.  Hopefully we will see you in a class or workshop in the coming year.


Friday, December 21, 2012

Watts Atelier Winter 2013 Schedule

Here is a copy of the new brochure for the Winter 2013 term which starts January 7th. Click on the image below to view a jpeg image of the brochure and schedule. Visit for class descriptions and images.


Saturday, December 1, 2012

Watts Atelier Online Survey

Many of you know I am hard at work on an online version of Watts Atelier. I would really appreciate your input as we work toward the launch in 2013. If you have a moment please take the following short survey. Thank you and Happy Holidays!