Local Teachers

Ron Hanner

760-464-9620

Contact to make arrangements

Moira Johannessen

760-322-2523

Teaches at Desert Art Center, Palm Springs

Diane Morgan

760-902-8855

Teaches at Desert Art Center, Palm Springs

Sonja Price Ravet

425-747-6748

Teaches in Palm Desert, or make arrangements

Connie Zane

775-846-9719

Call to make arrangements

Kathleen Scoggin

503-515-9633

Call to make arrangements

Local Organizations With Workshops

Desert Art Center

550 North Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
(760) 323-7973
Email: info@desertartcenter.org
Web: www.desertartcenter.org

Palm Springs Art Museum

101 N Museum Dr.,
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Daniel Hogan, Artists Council Coordinator
(760) 322-4850 Call for Class Schedule
Web: www.psmuseum.org

College Of The Desert

43-500 Fred Waring
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 346-8041 Call for Class Schedule
Web: www.collegeofthedesert.edu

Create Center For The Arts

73446 Highway 111
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Deb Mumm, Founder
(760) 834-8318 Call for class schedule
Web: www.createcenterforthearts.com

Nearby Organizations

Watercolor West

18220 S. Hoffman Ave.
Cerritos, CA 90703
(562) 925-7722

Art Box Studio

1302 Monte Vista, #9
Upland, CA 91786-8221
(909) 981-4508 Call for Workshops

San Diego Watercolor Society

2825 Dewey Road, Suite 105
San Diego, CA 92106
(619) 876-4550 Membership

Useful Websites

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The Painter's Keys

Sara Genn, daughter of Robert Genn maintains this site since her father’s passing.

Virtual Art Academy

Info and lessons (While this is mostly regarding oil painting, it is highly informative!)

Watercolor Art

A fairly comprehensive listing of societies, shows and resources for watercolorists.

You Tube

Type any subject…watercolor, seascape, etc. you will be amazed at what you can learn…for free!!!!

Art Supply Resources

Local Resources

Create Center for the Arts
73446 Highway 111
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 834-8318

Jack Farley Art Supplies
222 E Amado Rd
Palm Springs, CA 92262
(800) 699-3792

Michaels and Aaron Bros. – Palm Desert

 

Online Resources

Cheap Joe’s
1-800-227-2788
http://www.cheapjoes.com/

Art Supply Warehouse
1-800-995-6778
http://www.aswexpress.com/

Daniel Smith Art Supplies
1-800-426-6740
http://www.danielsmith.com

Dick Blick Art Supplies
1-800-828-4548
http://www.dickblick.com/

Framing Resources

American Frame (frames, mats, plexi)
1- 888-628-3833
http://www.americanframe.com

Local sources for framing
(recommended by some of our members):

Sunshine Custom Framing
73-Hwy 111
Palm Desert, CA 92260
760-346-1415

Purvis Framing
71-511 Hwy. 111
Rancho Mirage, CA
760-636-1573

Precut mats:
www.matboardandmore.com

Mat and Plexiglass Resources

Precut mats:

www.matboardandmore.com

Plexiglas

Hardware stores, such as Home Depot, Lowes and Ace Hardware
(Buy a sheet and they will cut to your specifications.)

Regal Plastics Supply Company
68-743 Perez Road, #D2
Cathedral City, CA
(760) 324-7036

They have a thicker type plexi in stock… and will special order the thinner lexi with about a week lead time…check with them for details.

Do you have scratches on your plexi???

Novus makes great products for cleaning and restoring plastics. Note: You can buy Novus products at Regal Plastics (see above) 

Magazines

Watercolor Magic
800-811-9834

Watercolor
800-562-2706

American Artist
800-562-2706

Artist’s Magazine
800-333-0444

International Artist
PO Box 8629
Scottsdale, AZ 85252

Palette Magazine
800-227-2788

Book Club:

Northlight Book Club
1 (386) 447-6358
Member Service Department
North Light Book Club
580 S. Research Place Central
Islip, NY 11722-4416
http://www.northlightbookclub.com

Misc Resources

Clear Envelopes – Plastic boxes: Protective plastic bags and boxes…all sizes: www.clearenvelopes.com