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(2) Waves, Water, Land & Sea 6-week Premium Interactive Course

Be successful painting crashing waves, water and so much more August 11- Sept 22 Save 20 % use discount code: SummerWave

Save 20 % use discount code: SummerWave

6 Week - Interactive Premium Course on your own schedule

What is an interactive course?

During the ask questions, post paintings, interact in live meetings with other students. Go at your own pace, paint at anytime day or night, (participation in meetings is optional). Learn different approaches to be successful and get the results you want, full of life, energy and emotion. Lifetime access at anytime and no time limit.

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  • Brush strokes
  • Keep your paintings simple
  • Clouds
  • Wind blow water
  • Marsh and wetlands
  • Still water
  • Wet-into-wet
  • Lagoon landscape
  • Value and distance
  • Crashing waves
  • Simple reflections
  • Wet sand reflection
  • Keep it simple
  • Have fun
  • Be successful and build your confidence
  • Let the water do the work

About the Artist

Artist Birgit O’Connor demystifies techniques and teaches you how to create waves, clouds and landscapes with just a simple brushstroke. Paint large washes, expressive skies and learn to use those so called mistakes to your advantage. Release the fear and put the water back into watercolor painting while building your confidence.

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Your Instructor


Birgit O
Birgit O'Connor

Birgit O’Connor, award winning artist, judge, juror and author of the top-selling North Light books “Watercolor in Motion” and “Watercolor Essentials” and has been included in with three other book titles. She has been included in over 40 national and international publications. Her most current publications include INK in New Mexico, Florida, Dobry Zank, (publication in Poland) "L'Art de l'Aquarelle in France, Artist Magazine and Watercolor Artist Magazine in the United States. Memberships include Cambridge Who’s Who, Who's who in America and Who's who in American woman and is a signature member of LWS & CWA.

Known for her original art and inspirational teaching style, Birgit has developed numerous successful online courses and DVD programs to help students find their own creativity and build confidence within the difficult medium of watercolor.

Workshop schedule visit www.birgitoconnor.com


Class Curriculum


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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

What people say

Hi Birgit I am loving your courses! I did Apple Blossom and Quince and just did my last painting from Atmospheric Landscapes last night.....so ready to start this one. You are very thorough and generous with your teaching...thank you. Linda

Hi Birgit, I enjoy learning to express what impression I see onto watercolor paper. I really enjoy seeing one's personality translate into a scene & 'take your breath away in color and presentation. Painting with Birgit is challenging and fun. I admire your intuitive eye & talented skills. Beth DelGrande Capitola CA

Excellent course! Birgit presents lessons in a very engaging, logical and easy to understand manner. She presents several different aspects of clouds, waves, and water in separate lessons. Everyone who wants to paint waves and water should have this in their library. ! Agnes F.

Thank you, you do so much for everyone and Thank you for all that you do for your painting students. When you are teaching, you put it all on the table, you really do not hold back with information and techniques that you use. I am sure everyone appreciates the constant updating, the looking for a better way to share your knowledge and giving so much of yourself and your time to help people improve their skills. Thanks again, Trish

Dear Birgit, I loved the workshop, I really learned so much, it was great to paint along with you. Lucinda Johnson

Hi Birgit, I love the pace of your instruction, and the fact that you include the little details that are so important. It's really so helpful to me that you're making no assumptions about prior experience. Judy