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Practice Painting With Me This Fall.


Get in the habit of painting! Improve your skills. Enjoy the process.

Start by joining me for one or two dates this fall in Charlotte, NC.

Full-day, in-person painting painting workshop Friday, September 29th and/or

Friday, October 20th

Time: 9am - 4pm Cost: $170 per day

Location: Myers Park Presbyterian Church Wellness Center 1073 Providence Rd., Charlotte, North Carolina 28207


10 students max

All levels are welcome. I teach in oil but students are welcome to use acrylic or pastel. In the event you need to cancel, a refund will be issued only if your spot is filled. Exploring painting from direct observation is a valuable way to learn. Artists will choose which still life set up they prefer to paint. There will be a short demonstration as we review the basics including composition, values, edges, color and brush strokes. Each artist will get individual attention according to their level and desire. The process taught transfers to any subject, starting with identifying large shapes, and down to the details in the focal areas. Learn to see these basic shapes and how best to compose the layout on the blank canvas. Bring a lunch or snack. Take a break or work right on through the day. Hope you can join us for a fun filled day of creativity.

As the kids go back to school, it is a good time to get inspired to paint.

Learning is a life long process. And a wonderful journey. A list of supplies needed will be sent once you register. Look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your artistic goals. Ratcliffe Art: Contemporary Impressionistic Oil Paintings

Sign up here! Feel free to text or call with any questions or concerns: Patti Ratcliffe 704.451.3381



Make More, Want Less and Do Good...

for the Common Good of everybody.


I just delivered new paintings to Common Good Co in Boone and Blowing Rock, NC. If you have not visited these unique retail venues, be sure to stop in. Jacob, the owner, is a fine artist himself and this unique retail spot doubles as a gallery for a few hand-selected artists, as well as for other handcrafted items for the body and the home. Their mission says it well....cultivate a community for artists and makers to gather, learn and grow their creative callings.




So Long Summertime

It has been a hot summer. When I am not on the tennis court, I am up in my art studio painting away. Below are some photos of my new work. Reach out if I you have an interest in commissioning me to produce a painting for you. Learn More






On A Personal Note

It is all about family. So happy to have them nearby or visit often, if not right in town.


Thank you for Following Me

Hope you enjoy my not so often update and this inspires you to do what you enjoy.

My happy place is painting. Join me this fall to share the joy.


To see all of my available paintings, visit my website or check out my Instagram.

Patti Ratcliffe | 1630 Providence Drive, Charlotte, NC 28211 | 704.451.3381 patti@ratcliffeart.com









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