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Atmospheric Landscapes Special 6-week interactive course

May 9 - June 20 Lifetime access, live meetings, all levels

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What students say

"I've signed up for another class. As a school district administrator I have been in thousands of classrooms over the past 30 years. I want to complement you on your teaching style, your access though technology, and of course your art work. I would highly recommend you to anyone be they a beginner or advanced watercolorist." Linda Denton

"I can't believe how much I am learning, and am so amazed at how much you have packed into this class. The class has exceeded my expectationsThank you for all your input this has been amazing!" Lisa Oliver

"Your comment gave me my first aha moment of learning watercolors. I absolutely loved it " Sandra Hurley

"I've only watched 5 minutes of your course and have learned not to work so hard on those clouds. I'm in heaven....it is awesome, You have found your calling!!" hugs, Penny

"Your courses are so down to earth and easy to understand, I think that even I, as a beginner, can do this" Elma Kitch

6 Week Interactive Premium Course

I am thrilled and excited that you are considering joining me in this interactive online course, over the next 6-weeks, we will be working on developing your skills to help you feel confidant in your ability to apply them into your own paintings. As an instructor, my goal is to help you become a better artist, through demonstrations, exercises and painting assignments, here you are able work at your own speed, participate in class meetings, ask questions, and post paintings.

  • Lifetime access
  • Paint anytime day or night
  • Go at your own pace, ask questions anytime
  • Join optional Live meetings, or watch the recording
  • Access your courses anytime, anywhere, with a computer, tablet or smartphone
  • Lessons are designed for a proven learning and successful experience
  • No set class time! these courses are structured to fit around your schedule
  • Downloadable PDF reference photos and sketches

Course Overview

  • Learn how to simplify what you see
  • Learn to capture the essence of the landscape and paint rain, mist, fog and wind and much more...
  • Learn about layering and glazing, brushstrokes, water to color blending and more...
  • Over 14 different easy to follow step-by-step painting lessons
  • Release your fear of watercolor, learn to build confidence and be successful
  • Easily create your own compositions
  • Over 18 hrs of Bonus content
  • Skill Level: Artists of all levels are encouraged to participate in this course

How an e-course works video lessons are on-demand and are downloadable so you can paint on or offline and when the time is right for you.

Live meetings are optional and are not required, you will be able to see and meet other students as we review selected submissions, problem solve, with demonstrations, to improve your skills.

When are Live meetings scheduled? bi-weekly meeting will be during the week. If you can’t make a meeting you can always watch the recording.

When does class start? Once you enroll you have immediate access, assignments and submission option open after the course begins.

How an interactive e-course compares to a in-person class Instead of rushing to complete your assignments within a few days, traveling expenses, time off work, feeling frustrated that you can't see the demonstration, I'm right on your desk with you, and surprisingly many students feel they get more individual attention in and interactive e-course compared to an in person workshop.


Your Instructor


Birgit O
Birgit O'Connor

Birgit O’Connor, is a signature member of NWWS, CWA, LWS and is an award winning artist, judge, juror and author of the top-selling North Light books “ Watercolor in Motion” (which has also been translated into Hebrew and Chinese), "Paint Watercolor Flowers" and “Watercolor Essentials” along with being included in three other titles. Known for her original paintings and inspirational teaching style. Currently in 2019, she is expanding into portraits and with this painting style, many have been included into international shows. Along with her traveling schedule, Birgit has developed very successful online courses that allow her to reach students from around the world. In 2018 she launched a Podcast "The World of Watercolor Painting" to help encourage and support all artists (available on your favorite podcast app). Additionally She has been included in over 60 national and international publications, the New York Times, SF Gate,Artist Magazine and Watercolor Artist Magazine INK in New Mexico, in the United States, Dobry Zank, (publication in Poland) "L'Art de l'Aquarelle in France. Her memberships include Cambridge Who’s Who, Who's who in America and Who's who in American woman 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.

Testimonials

"Thank you for your generosity in sharing your expertise and amazing talent with us, me. You make it so easy to follow your instructions, videos, and live classes. As a retired online teacher, I am impressed with your ease and use of technology to impart your creativity and to ilicit from us our creativity. I especially benefited from your comments and demonstrations. I also really enjoyed seeing other artist's work and hearing your commentary on their efforts." Teresa Radsick


"I've signed up for another class. As a school district administrator I have been in thousands of classrooms over the past 30 years. I want to complement you on your teaching style, your access though technology, and of course your art work. I would highly recommend you to anyone be they a beginner or advanced watercolorist." Linda Denton


"I can't believe how much I am learning, and am so amazed at how much you have packed into this class. Thank you for all your input this has been amazing!" Lisa Oliver


"this interactive course is giving me the extra nudge to concentrate on the assignments and practicing the techniques I want to acquire. :-) Carole L.


"Today’s meeting was my first live online session ever. Really enjoyed the technology: the ability to watch you work live, the opportunity to hear your commentary on all of our work, and the forum for asking questions with immediate feedback, Thank you for offering this feature along with your video instructions. I enjoyed it!" Sue Warnock


"Your comment gave me my first aha moment of learning watercolors. I absolutely loved it " Sandra Hurley


Thanks so much for your teaching these incredible online workshops...they are magic! :) Debra Laurie


HI Birgit, I want you to know that this particular format with your personal reviews and critiques and the combination of website and class meetings are the best online course I have ever taken. Debra Prat


Thank you, Birgit. YOU make learning fun, accessible, a DREAM come true! Your fine instruction makes it possible, Frances Gill-Turano


LOVED this course, and learned so much ! Great instructor ! Loved her method of providing feedback ... it was almost like sitting with her and having the conversation!

Birgit.....I have been exploring watercoloring for several years, the outstanding benefit of your web course is the individual attention and suggestions you provide for achieving the intended goal. I can't thank you enough for this learning experience! I feel like I have hit the jackpot with this on-line course! .....Thank you Agnes

Thanks, Birgit! This is the BEST class EVER! I'm So Excited. Fanna

Hi Birgit, I followed several Youtube Videos by you. I love the amazing ways you use water to create feeling and emotion in this medium of watercolor. The magic I get by following your techniques in the courses are so much fun and it touches my heart. Dianne

Hello Birgit, Thank you for the pics and links, but most of all for the excellent workshop! I appreciated your patience, graciousness and willingness to share so much with us. Wow.... my brain feels like my memory stick is full and I need to process all the new information. Regards, Susan Smith

Hi Birgit, I started the landscape course, Amazing! Susan Keller

Hi Birgit, I've only watched 5 minutes of your course and have learned not to work so hard on those clouds. I'm in heaven....it is awesome, cannot wait to be able to watch and paint through out the rest. Thank you, you are the best teacher/demonstrator. You have found your calling!! hugs, Penny

Dear Birgit, your courses are so down to earth and easy to understand, I think that even I, as a beginner, will be able to learn and do with practice. Elma Kitch

This has been a surprising challenge and has taken me out of my comfort zone, so much more to learn. H

Thanks so much, Birgit! I'm so pleased I'm on the right track. I've been very determined to learn how to be more intentional with wet in wet skies, and with this course and your encouragement I feel like I'm really making progress. Judy N.


I really enjoy the clarity of your teaching style Brigit. Thank you. Marian Colman


I just finished up your class on Atmospheric landscapes and was blown away by how much you packed into the class and live sessions. Lisa Oliver

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