Atmospheric Landscapes, Full course Independent Learning


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I am thrilled and excited that you are joining me, 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.

  • Access your courses anytime, anywhere, with a computer, tablet or smartphone
  • Videos, quizzes and interactive content designed for a proven learning experience
  • No set class time!
  • Course isstructured to fit around your schedule
  • Lifetime access

Skill Level Artists of all levels are encouraged to participate in this course

Course Overview

  • Simplify what you see
  • How to paint rain, mist, fog and wind moving through grass.
  • How to capture the essence of the landscape without overdoing details.
  • Over 14 different easy to follow step-by-step painting lessons
  • How to glaze, layer and unify areas
  • Release your fear of watercolor, build your confidence and be successful
  • Create your own composition
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Your Instructor

Birgit O'Connor
Birgit O'Connor

Birgit O’Connor, known for her original paintings and inspirational teaching style, is an award winning artist, master artist of CWA, NWWS, LWS and respected judge and juror.

She is the author of the top-selling North Light books “ Watercolor in Motion”"Paint Watercolor Flowers" and “Watercolor Essentials”

Birgit has been included in over 60 national and international publications. Her memberships include Cambridge Who’s Who, Who's who in America and Who's who in American woman

Course 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.


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 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

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