Naomi Brotherton Watercolor Workshops: Mixing Rich Darks Feb. 20 & Painting Night Scenes Feb. 27 – 27


Naomi Brotherton is an award-winning watercolorist who teaches at Artisan’s Studio-Gallery in Dallas, in which she is a partner. She is well known for her night scenes, landscapes and florals.  Naomi is a signature member of Southwestern Watercolor Society (SWS), Texas Watercolor Society (TWS), National Watercolor Oklahoma (NWO), Associated Creative Artists of Dallas (ACA), and Western Federation of Watercolor Societies (WFWS). Her book, Variations in Watercolor (co-authored with Lois Marshall), was published by North Light in 1981. Her work and painting philosophies have been included in several other books and magazine articles. She has also won numerous awards, and her paintings hang in many public and private collections. Her works are on display at Giddens Gallery. Her website:


3rd Saturday Feb. 20 Workshop “Mixing Rich Darks in Watercolor”.
Naomi will teach mixing and using the various transparent and staining darks, and how to avoid mud. You’ll use one of the six major value schemes. Your choice of subject – won’t be a night scene. Cost: $50 10am – 2:30pm


Night Scene Painting  Workshop: Friday and Saturday February 26 and 27
A Veteran of painting the Mystery of Night in Watercolor, Naomi will be teaching ways to use a minimum of light source, so as to have the darkness intrigue the viewer. Sources of light might be street light, porch light, interior light or moon light. $50/day 10am – 2:30pm

Naomi’s night scenes have been included in such magazines as American Artist, International Artist, Southwest Art, and several Art books.

Register: email Naomi at or call (214) 483-3903.

Location: Artisan’s Studio / Gallery, 2915 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, TX 75234 972 488-8182


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