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The Power of Simple Shapes with Rawley Clark

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Tuesday, April 4, 5:00pm - 6:30pm PST

One thing that I always say when teaching is to never underestimate the power of a simple shape. In this class, we will be creating minimal paintings that focus on compositions of shapes, lines and colors. Through a series of exercises that employ line techniques and reference images, we will learn to work fluidly and to allow our paints and intuition to guide us through a painting. By the end of the session we will have created a series of small paintings by exploring layering, texture and color palettes. 

Join zoom 15 minutes early (4:45pm) for an informal meet and greet with the instructor and other class participants! Session instructions will begin promptly at 5:05pm PST so that everyone has plenty of time to join!


  • Watercolors - any set you use and love will work great!
  • Brushes - any you have on hand will do 
  • Sheets of Watercolor Paper - we love 140lb, cold press watercolor paper and recommend 9x12 but any size is fine
  • Journal or Scratch Paper
  • Pencil
  • Pens and/or Markers
  • Cup of Water
  • Mixing Palette or Surface to mix on


Rawley Clark is a queer, Black, Aries, multimedia artist born and raised in the Bay Area. Rawley’s work centers around her personal experiences with Black femininity and the intersections of Black womanhood and queerness. Through printmaking, painting and illustration, Rawley explores themes of connections between the body and nature, community, and interconnection. They find inspiration in nature, the stars, and the magic of the universe.

View Rawley’s work at and instagram: @rawlzzzart!


All workshops are recorded and the replay will be automatically available the day after class to everyone who paid for a spot! The link to the recording will expire 30 days after the date of the session.

*Each class is currently capped at 40 people, but we will be offering 5 free spots per class to people with financial need. Email if you would like to request a spot. Free spots are first come, first serve.

**If you’d like to cancel, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can open up the spot! We are only able to refund if we’re notified at least 48 hours prior to the session.

***Links to sessions will be sent via email 24 hours and 15 minutes prior to the session; please check out using the email to which you’d like the link sent. If you have not received the link within 24 hours prior to the session, please check your spam folder first and email


Thank you so much for taking our workshops. We do ask if you are planning on teaching in the future by using anything you’ve learned from us, to please credit Case for Making + the individual instructor where applicable.