“Double Dip Gallery is a great environment for learning because it is bright, clean, and the classes are just the right size. The fact that there is ice cream on-hand is a big plus!” -Karen M.

“I really enjoyed the beginning watercolor class. I liked the format of step-by-step painting. The landscape was a great subject matter too. Tony Segale is so patient and provides a great learning environment.” -Pam S.

“I always learn so much from Jeannie Vodden when I attend her watercolor workshops at Double Dip Gallery. If you live in the area and have wanted to try watercolor, these workshops are a must! Thank you Jeannie and Tony Segale for providing a warm and friendly learning environment for beginners like me.” -Christy R.

If you are interested in joining a class, please print out the registration form for the class you want to join, fill it out and either bring it to the gallery or mail it to 222 W. Pine Street Lodi, CA, with a check enclosed for at least 50% of the full amount for the class. 100% payment must be collected 14 days prior to the first day of class. Classes are first come, first served, with a maximum of 12 students per class. Your payment, either a 50% deposit or full amount, reserves your spot.

NEW: If you’d like to pay for your class in full with a credit or debit card, please visit

***If you’re interested in joining a class that is full, please contact us to see if we have a wait list and can add you to it. You’ll be contacted if a spot in the class opens or if we add additional dates for the class.

May 10, 11, 12, 2019: Three Day Workshop – Elements of Abstract Watercolor with Tony Segale

In this workshop, we will break apart reality to its basic elements, and then design a prospective idea to begin painting in abstract. Bring a sketch you used to create a painting or a picture of “anything”, yes, anything at all. Let’s destroy all sense of reality and simply have fun in the process. Abstracts have a way of making the foreseeable that which never happens, and the unforeseeable that which the paintings become. Click here for the registration packet: Elements of Abstract

June 14, 15, 16, 2019: Three Day Workshop – Glorious Florals in Watercolor with Jeannie Vodden

Explore color light and shadow to create beautiful, luminous watercolor paintings. Jeannie gives each student individual attention, suggestions and gentle critiques. Bring your own photo reference to work from. Each day will include watercolor demonstrations and classroom chats. Open to all skill levels. Click here for the registration packet: Glorious Florals

June 21, 22, 23, 2019: Three Day Workshop – The Value of Expressive Watercolor with Tony Segale

This watercolor workshop is intended to inspire creativity by working outside of your comfort zone. Day one will be spent outdoors, meeting place will be selected prior to the workshop. Days two and three will be in the gallery. Click here for the registration packet: Value of Expressive Watercolor

July 26, 27, 28, 2019: Three Day Workshop – Brush Lettering in Watercolor with Tony Segale

Participants in this workshop will learn how to handle a brush for lettering, and develop the skills to render the three basic lettering styles – sans serif, roman and script. After practice and understanding of ‘swinging the brush’, we will use that skill in the painting of a watercolor. Click here for the registration packet: Brush Lettering

October 11, 12, 13, 2019: Three Day Workshop – Watercolor Steampunk Fun with Jeannie Vodden

Come and create wonderful steampunk or fantasy images.  Class will be full of information and inspirations. The workshop will include watercolor demonstration and plenty of painting time. This class is designed for all levels of painters. Students may bring their own photo references.  Jeannie will bring additional photo references for you to use. You may use magazine photos, internet inspirations, personal photo references and Jeannie’s references.  You may freehand, trace and/or project your drawing. Click here for the registration packet: Steampunk Fun

Postponed Date TBD: Two Day Workshop – Seascapes & Ocean Waves in Watercolor with Tony Segale

How invigorating a trip is down by the seashore. We all would like to live there for a while if it wasn’t so expensive. Let’s capture the rolling waves, crashing surf and coastal dwellings to live on cold press paper. Bring a couple of your own sketches or photographs to create original art, Tony may have a few of his own to share. Each day we will plan our subject with a focus on design. Tony will demo, and you will have time to paint, with time for individual guidance. We will finish each day with a  small group viewing to truly appreciate the variety and individual styles of each artist. Click here for the registration packet: Seascapes & Ocean Waves

Thursdays with Tony
Watercolor Paint Out 

 Tony hosts a watercolor class every Thursday in the Double Dip Gallery. This weekly gathering is a joint discovery for all levels, with returning participants each week getting to know each other and walking down the trail of creative adventure together. Tony  will demonstrate, answer individual questions, provide direction and paint along with the group. If you are interested in joining us, contact Tony at or  call him at 209-642-0009. Space is limited to a maximum of 12 participants. Reserve your space today.

Refund & Cancellation Policy:

Any payments made by credit or debit cards are subject to a $15 fee in the case a refund is requested at any time. Checks will not be deposited until 14 days before the first day of the workshop. If a refund is requested prior to 14 days before the workshop and payment was made with a check, the check will be returned to you.

If cancellation is less than 14 days, another participant can attend, purchasing your spot, if there is a waiting list, unless another agreement is made with the instructor. Our instructor’s time is important to us and it is our goal to fill every class – last minute cancellations are a burden to both the instructor left with empty seats and the students who could have filled those seats with more notice. If Instructor has to cancel at any time, all monies will be refunded.

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