Kelley

240 have dabbled | 25 reviews
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4.8 | 25 reviews

Kelley

240 have dabbled | 25 reviews
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4.8 | 25 reviews
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Kelley Schei

Kelley Schei is an award-winning, internationally exhibited painter who recently completed residencies in Vermont, Italy and Iceland. She has a MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and works from her Denver-based studio. She has taught at museums and universities, but believes that the venue doesn't matter and that anyone can learn to paint in a meaningful and aesthetically interesting way.

ABOUT THIS TEACHER

Kelley Schei is an award-winning, internationally exhibited painter who recently completed residencies in Vermont, Italy and Iceland. She has a MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and works from her Denver-based studio. She has taught at museums and universities, but believes that the venue doesn't matter and that anyone can learn to paint in a meaningful and aesthetically interesting way.

STUDENT EXPERIENCES

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    Katherine R.
    Reviewed on 03/20/19

    The class was great! We learned about different paper, paints, color theory, and basics of design. We had enough time to paint and practice with a couple of ideas. Two hours goes by fast! I haven't used watercolor in a couple years and it was fun playing around again. I'd definitely recommend this to other people for a quick night of dabbling!

    The class was great! We learned about different paper, paints, color theory, and basics of design. We had enough time to paint and practice with a couple of ideas. Two hours goes by fast! I haven't used watercolor in a couple years and it was fun playing around again. I'd definitely recommend this to other people for a quick night of dabbling!

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    Diana G.
    Reviewed on 02/16/19

    I hadn’t really painted in 20 years. Now I have the confidence to get back into paining with the new things I learned.

    I hadn’t really painted in 20 years. Now I have the confidence to get back into paining with the new things I learned.

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    Stacey L.
    Reviewed on 10/24/18

    Kelley's watercolor workshop was great! She gave us just the right amount of information to help us learn beginning techniques and ample time to play. I really enjoyed it as a way to learn a new skill before jumping all in.

    Kelley's watercolor workshop was great! She gave us just the right amount of information to help us learn beginning techniques and ample time to play. I really enjoyed it as a way to learn a new skill before jumping all in.

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    Maura K.
    Reviewed on 09/06/18

    I wanted to take this class to make watercolors a little less scary - and mission accomplished! Kelley did a fantastic job focusing on color and composition, but in a way that inspired you to experiment with the things that interested you and ask questions as needed. I would most definitely recommend this class to anyone interested in watercolor - regardless of level! Was definitely a class that encouraged creativity :)

    I wanted to take this class to make watercolors a little less scary - and mission accomplished! Kelley did a fantastic job focusing on color and composition, but in a way that inspired you to experiment with the things that interested you and ask questions as needed. I would most definitely recommend this class to anyone interested in watercolor - regardless of level! Was definitely a class that encouraged creativity :)

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    Tricia E.
    Reviewed on 08/20/18

    Good instructor, very free form class without intense guidelines on what to paint. She gives loose structure to learn how to watercolor better than you previously knew how to do!

    Good instructor, very free form class without intense guidelines on what to paint. She gives loose structure to learn how to watercolor better than you previously knew how to do!

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    Lily B.
    Reviewed on 08/08/18

    Kelley was a great teacher for the evening! She explained the basics of watercolor techniques and the necessary materials clearly. She allowed plenty of personal work time to play around. I brought my family with me and it was enjoyable!

    Kelley was a great teacher for the evening! She explained the basics of watercolor techniques and the necessary materials clearly. She allowed plenty of personal work time to play around. I brought my family with me and it was enjoyable!

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    Andrea T.
    Reviewed on 07/10/18

    Great event! Fun and casual. Will definitely dabble more.

    Great event! Fun and casual. Will definitely dabble more.

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    Ana C.
    Reviewed on 05/16/18

    The location is great! The class was fun. Kelley was very nice and very informative. She had tons of pallets for us to use and paper. She went over brushes and different types of strokes. I am thinking of taking watercolor up as a hobby now! Thank you!!!

    The location is great! The class was fun. Kelley was very nice and very informative. She had tons of pallets for us to use and paper. She went over brushes and different types of strokes. I am thinking of taking watercolor up as a hobby now! Thank you!!!

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    Phyllis S.
    Reviewed on 04/29/18

    Fun class with plenty of time to explore what we learned. Easy techniques I look forward to continuing with.

    Fun class with plenty of time to explore what we learned. Easy techniques I look forward to continuing with.

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    Kristen W.
    Reviewed on 04/23/18

    I loved this class! From the moment we got started and began discussing paper, I was already geeking out. She made me geek out about paper(!). The setup of the class was really helpful, we painted a bit and then discussed color theory, then painted some more while she offered guidance, suggestions etc. It was a great environment for anyone who needs a lot of step-by-step instruction or someone who would rather just wing it and get feedback along the way. 100% would recommend.

    I loved this class! From the moment we got started and began discussing paper, I was already geeking out. She made me geek out about paper(!). The setup of the class was really helpful, we painted a bit and then discussed color theory, then painted some more while she offered guidance, suggestions etc. It was a great environment for anyone who needs a lot of step-by-step instruction or someone who would rather just wing it and get feedback along the way. 100% would recommend.

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    Courtney S.
    Reviewed on 01/17/18

    Great class! I really enjoyed learning about different watercolor techniques and supplies to get started on my own.

    Great class! I really enjoyed learning about different watercolor techniques and supplies to get started on my own.

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    Jasa R.
    Reviewed on 01/15/18

    The space is really cool and
    I loved shaking up my routine to try something new.

    The space is really cool and
    I loved shaking up my routine to try something new.

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    Caroline L.
    Reviewed on 11/13/17

    Such a great class for beginners! We learned technique and color theory, which was a wonderful review. This isn't a cocktails and painting class, so come with your own ideas if you want a solid finished product.

    Such a great class for beginners! We learned technique and color theory, which was a wonderful review. This isn't a cocktails and painting class, so come with your own ideas if you want a solid finished product.

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    Nicole K.
    Reviewed on 11/11/17

    The class was great! I wen't to art school for college and hadn't done watercolor in years so this class was a wonderful refresher course. Definitely geared a little more towards the basic beginner but I still thoroughly enjoyed it.

    The class was great! I wen't to art school for college and hadn't done watercolor in years so this class was a wonderful refresher course. Definitely geared a little more towards the basic beginner but I still thoroughly enjoyed it.

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    Mackenzie S.
    Reviewed on 11/11/17

    Kelly provided so much knowledge in such a short period of time. I've been painting for several years, and left with new skills in color mixing and blending. The class was fun, interactive and relaxing all at the same time. Highly recommended!

    Kelly provided so much knowledge in such a short period of time. I've been painting for several years, and left with new skills in color mixing and blending. The class was fun, interactive and relaxing all at the same time. Highly recommended!

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    Danielle F.
    Reviewed on 06/25/17

    It was a lot of fun to paint!

    It was a lot of fun to paint!

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    Valerie M.
    Reviewed on 05/30/17

    My friend was in from out of town and we decided to Dabble together. A watercolor class gave us an introduction to a new art and a great girls night out! Kelly is a lovely artist, informative and encouraging.

    My friend was in from out of town and we decided to Dabble together. A watercolor class gave us an introduction to a new art and a great girls night out! Kelly is a lovely artist, informative and encouraging.

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    Laura F.
    Reviewed on 04/27/17

    This class was so informative and fun! I'd take it again in a second!

    This class was so informative and fun! I'd take it again in a second!

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    Jasmine G.
    Reviewed on 03/02/17

    I really enjoyed this class! I've never painted before, and I feel like I learned enough in this class that I can practice painting with watercolors on my own. I also got to create some things during the class that I'll enjoy having in my home.

    I really enjoyed this class! I've never painted before, and I feel like I learned enough in this class that I can practice painting with watercolors on my own. I also got to create some things during the class that I'll enjoy having in my home.

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    Katie K.
    Reviewed on 01/26/17

    A very open forum to learn at any level. Basic overview of materials, types of watercolor and techniques!

    A very open forum to learn at any level. Basic overview of materials, types of watercolor and techniques!

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    Rachel S.
    Reviewed on 11/14/16

    Kelley was very knowledgeable and encouraged lots of creative exploration!

    Kelley was very knowledgeable and encouraged lots of creative exploration!

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    Leigh P.
    Reviewed on 06/06/16

    This class was a lot of fun! Kelley was engaging and encouraging especially for those of us that are a little hopeless with paining! I would certainly do this class again and recommend to friends!

    This class was a lot of fun! Kelley was engaging and encouraging especially for those of us that are a little hopeless with paining! I would certainly do this class again and recommend to friends!

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