From a member:
You’re so very generous with your time & teaching us in the courses + your demos in the meetings!! Your passion for watercolor & teaching shines through in everything you do for your students!! I’m so jazzed after our meetings I wish I could bottle that feeling & keep it in my pocket! You’re a rockstar artist & instructor!! Thank you again!!! Georgia Young
Who this membership is for
For those that want to continue Beyond the Courses
- Live meetings and additional member lessons
- Join a supportive community of like minded artists to develop your own unique painting style.
- Have already taken 2 or more of Birgit's online courses.
- Potential members should have knowledge of the course platform, and Birgit's teaching style.
This is not a replacement for the online courses
- This membership is to go beyond the courses and continue to help you grow as an artist.
- Success path
- Recordings from all the monthly meetings, and demonstrations
- Exclusive members only content
- Reference photos
- Community and member to member meetings
- Early enrollment and access to new courses
- Membership anytime discount 25% on any e-course
- Pop up in the studio access as I develop new paintings and courses
- Bonus material: Beginners course review
Birgit O’Connor, is a signature member of CWA-M, LWS-M, NWWS, and is an award winning artist, judge, juror and author of the top-selling North Light books “ Watercolor in Motion”"Paint Watercolor Flowers" and “Watercolor Essentials” along with being included in three other titles. Known for her original paintings and inspirational teaching style. In 2019, she is expanded into portraits which have been well received into international shows. Currently Birgit has reduced here busy traveling schedule so she can continue to develop and build her online courses. 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. In 2018 she launched a Podcast "The World of Watercolor Painting" to help support and encourage artists from around the world (available on your favorite podcast app). www.birgitoconnor.com
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What students say
"Thanks Birgit, I really enjoy the demos! I’m full of enthusiasm and I feel you give us the confidence to tackle any subject... thank you so much for your time and patience" Mary Cosgrove
"I'm thankful and grateful for your on-line courses, which have enabled me to explore and develop my desire to create my own works of art! Thank You, Birgit!" Agnes Franzak
"The membership is a treasure trove of inspiration and information touching so many different types of painting and subjects. A truly great learning opportunity." Trish K.
"I’m so happy I found Birgit’s classes after having bought her books, I was blown away. " Lee Sorenson CA
" Wow Thank for adding a comprehensive manual with all the basics.....your membership program just gets better and better, Thanks so much for your great instruction as well as your enthusiasm.....truly, this is the best investment in painting instruction ever. I'm a member of the San Diego Watercolor Society. At our last meeting the demo artist said "you only get better if you paint" You have facilitated that for me" Jere Mcinerney
"You pour your heart/soul into all that you give to each of us, your students. Your courses reflect your passion for the art & teaching." Georgia Young"
"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