Instructors, Various


Sabrina Martin, Mixed Media Instructor

Sabrina Martin was raised in Crystal Lake, Illinois and now resides in Batavia.  At age of 12 she won her first prize, a Blue Spruce, for an Arbor Day poster competition. In high school she won awards in painting and sculpture. Taking the “more practical” route through college, she majored in International Studies & Spanish, married, received a Master of Arts in Adult Education, and has been raising two musical sons. Sabrina has over 30 years experience in all aspects of adult education programming and instruction. Since 2002, she has actively volunteered in the Fox Valley.

Mixed Media Classes


Robin Stephens has always been involved in the world of art and visual communications, whether as a graphic designer and business owner, muralist, instructor or volunteer. She has a bachelor’s degree in painting from Western Michigan University where she first developed her love of letterforms and calligraphy. She has taught adult classes in calligraphy, art history and painting in community recreation programs and senior centers. Robin has also instructed art classes for children and has volunteered in public schools, a children's museum and scouting programs. She looks forward to sharing her passions here at Water Street Studios.

Calligraphy Classes


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Lisa Youngdahl, digital design instructor

Lisa Youngdahl is the principal of Resolution Creative and has been working as a professional designer for over 25 years. She also has taught credit graphic design courses at Waubonsee Community College and College of DuPage since 2002.

Digital Design Classes