Template and Photographs on the Online Classroom Page...Take a Look!


Watercolor Exploration II
Intermediate through advanced artists  are encouraged to create their own compositions in this class.  Students will need to have all necessary supplies and some knowledge and experience in using basic watercolor techniques.

Resource materials from books and magazines will be provided.  Class members will receive  assignments and are expected to complete some work, such as a basic compositions and/or value studies independently.

There will be group and instructor evaluations

I now have online demonstration videos on Youtube.com that will allow my students and others interested in painting with watercolor to follow along with step-by-step instructional videos. 

My channel is Magalia Rose Studio...check it out!

Just now available on You Tube, Magalia Rose Studio, a fun little painting of two yellow birds that discusses the challenges of working with the color yellow and backgrounds...doing a background first?  Last?  Is a background necessary?  Hope you have the opportunity to visit and paint with me online!


Watercolor Exploration I
Beginning and Intermediate students will find this class informative and fun.  Supplies can be loaned to beginning artists until able to provide their own brushes, paints, etc.  Original art work will be encouraged and in addition, templates and handouts will be provided for many class paintings along with guided demonstrations by the instructor.


In the private collection of Kathleen Dysert

My wax resist watercolor batik painting "Looking for Tomorrow" was awarded an Honorable Mention at the "Art of Perseverance-2020" Exhibition.

There will be a virtual gallery tour link posted soon!

Located in Magalia, California...specializing in watercolor, watercolor batik and transparent acrylic works of imagination


Hello, my name is Kathleen Presentati and I  teach Watercolor Exploration I & II classes at the Paradise Art Center on Monday and Wednesday mornings from 9-12.  The cost of each six week session is $50.00 for art center members and $60.00 for non-members.  The art center requires a lab fee of $2.00 for members of PAC and $5.00 for non-members per class.

A step-by-step informational video showing my steps in creating a watercolor batik is available on my You Tube channel Magalia Rose Studio.

I would also like to invite you to visit the Paradise Art Center

5564 Almond Street

Paradise, California 95969

(530) 877-7402

website: paradise-art-center.com

Magalia Rose Studio-Kathleen Presentati