Patti Warren taught art in New Hampshire public schools for 23 years. She is currently an instructor at the Library Arts Center in Newport, NH where she works with young children, adolescents, and adults. Specializing in watercolor, she instructs using many different media. She has a B.S. in Art Education and a M.Ed. in Art Integration. Mrs. Warren's paintings have been exhibited in juried shows at the Library Arts Center and Kilton Library in West Lebanon. Her work was featured in the OSHER@Dartmouth art gallery.
Course Title: Sketchbook Journaling: Using Watercolor and Hand-Lettering To Explore and Remember (Winter Term 2019)
"The combination of both the water color painting (Patti) and the lettering (Gael) worked very well. It gave a lot of variety and was complementary in creating nice entries in our sketchbooks."
"Excellent class. The projects and instructions were easy to follow. Email followups were very helpful and augmented the class materials."
Course Title: Sketchbook Journaling: Using Watercolor and Hand-Lettering To Explore and Remember (Fall Term 2018)
"Enthusiastic instruction, lots of handouts, videos with great ideas e-mailed regularly to participants, many great examples from books displayed."
"Gael and Patti worked really well together and were such fun! They both have a wealth of knowledge in their respective mediums and are so willing and enthusiastic in sharing techniques."
Course Title: Zen of Painting in the Garden (Summer Term 2018)
"Excellent class. Patti and Rosalie were a wonderful tag team. They paced the class perfectly and allowed great time for guided practice and creativity."
"Presentations were helpful, detailed, and relevant. "
Course Title: Beyond the Basics: Watercolor Flora (Spring Term 2018)
"Very organized. Patti is energetic, welcoming, and inspirational."
"Patti's upbeat, supportive teaching style was perfect and flowers were the ideal subject for this late winter/early spring class."
Course Title: Watercolor Winter in New England
"Pleasant helpful instructor. Presented many possible techniques and tricks and made suggestions for papers, specific paints, and brushes, etc that work well. Definitively was very helpful to me for how one can go about painting shadows and reflected colors on snow as well as helpful ideas on painting trees in winter."
"Enjoy Patti's encouraging, informal teaching style and always learn a new technique each week"
Course Title: The Zen of Watercolor
"The painting demonstrations were very helpful, as was being given time to paint and flexibility about what we worked on. The instructors were encouraging and provided excellent information about what supplies (brushes, paints, paper) to buy."
"Well paced and designed, nice balance of demos and our own painting, good feedback sessions, very inclusive and zen-like!"