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Realizing your Artistic Journey, with Jeffrey Watts

I’d like to thank everyone for their overwhelming response to my youtube podcast, “How to Train to Become a Successful Working Artist.”    I’m thrilled to see so many artists and students interested in learning what it takes to become a working professional.  With that in mind,  I’d like to expand beyond the realm of […]

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Beginning this Friday: “In the Studio” podcast series, with Jeff Watts

  We are thrilled to announce the start of a new ongoing feature for our online school; our “In the Studio” podcast series, premiering this Friday at 7pm PST on our Youtube station.  .  This exciting series of video podcasts takes the viewer into the at-home studios of the artists and instructors of the Watts […]

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Just Released: “Designing and Painting Dragons,” with Lucas Graciano

  We are proud to announce that our newest Master Class, “Designing and Painting Dragons” with Lucas Graciano, is now available! This course will delve into the research, prep work, and finishing techniques that are required to paint dragons for the illustrative industries.  Students will be guided through the process of designing a dragon with personality and weight […]

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“Demonstrating the Craft,” a new weekly blog feature

Our Instructors (From left to right; Ben, Jeff, Lucas, and Meadow) Demonstrating the Craft We at the Watts Atelier believe that seeing proper technique in action is an important step in the learning process.  Because of this, each one of our courses at our on-location Atelier in Encinitas, CA begins with an instructor demonstration.  Our […]

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Watts Podcast – Robert Watts Interview Part 2 of 2

Hey everyone! Here is the second and final part of the interview I conducted with my father – Robert Watts! In this interview my dad continues to give us insight into his multifaceted career as a  fine artist, illustrator, concept artist and teacher at the Watts Atelier. Enjoy! For more information about Robert Watts:

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Watts Podcast – Erik Gist Interview

  Some of you may be wondering about the other instructors at Watts, and are a bit curious about their backgrounds and how they came to instruct at Watts as well as some of the trials and tribulations of being a professional artist.  I will be interviewing one of our instructors and posting it once a […]

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