(1) Bold Rich Saturated Color 4-Week Interactive Course

Learn to be Bold, Confidant and Fearless includes Bonus Course The Pansy

4 Week Interactive Premium Course

Paint anywhere at anytime, day or night, even without an internet connection, (just download the lessons to your device).

During the course

  • Live meetings
  • Go at your own pace, painting anytime, day or night.
  • No set class time! course is structured to fit around your schedule
  • Ask questions
  • Lifetime access
  • Post your paintings for review and suggestions.
  • Access your courses anytime, anywhere, with a computer, tablet or smartphone
  • Videos, quizzes and interactive content designed for a proven learning experience
  • Skill level: Advanced beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

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.

As you may know, I am passionate about teaching and sharing my knowledge of watercolor with others, and as an instructor my goal is to help you to release the fear, be more creative and successful within this challenging medium

What's included

  • Layering color
  • Negative painting
  • Shadows
  • Rich brilliant color
  • How to avoid thick edges of color
  • Seamless color
  • Shadow and value
  • Release the fear of watercolor
  • Different masking techniques
  • Exercises
  • Composition
  • Clean washes
  • Unifying washes
  • Build your confidence
  • Step-by-step paintings
  • Create your own composition
  • Be successful
  • For best Viewing options use Firefox or Chrome Browser

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, 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,. 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.

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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,

"Am learning so much about every aspect of watercolor...materials, brand differences, techniques, etc. Your a passion for teaching comes out in each lesson. Greatly enjoyed the live meeting yesterday (Bold Colors course). Thank you for sharing your wealth of knowledge and skills." Kay Pleuss Meyer

"I never enjoyed an on line class like this before, Thank you" :) Janet DeLay, Visalia, California.

Hi Birgit... I'm thrilled with your extensive comments. :-) I'm really enjoying the course and to have such a valuable critique is such a wonderful addition to this course. Its as good, or possibly even better than being in a class with you. Feel like I'm on the right track with the right tutor to help me. Kind regards from Jude. :-)

Hi Birgit, I really like watching you paint… Your courses are amazing! Cheryl F. Canada

"G'day" Birgit and class, this inland Aussie is keen and ready to learn how to make watercolours glow more, with colour saturation and hopefully luminosity, with help from Birgit's generous teaching techniques. Michael D. Australia

Birgit, I’m really enjoying my interactive course on Bold, Rich, Saturated Color. I’m learning a lot and really like the self-paced format, your brushes are making a huge difference in getting much more even washes. Sally

Hi Birgit, Thanks for this excellent course! Thank you, Arlo

Thank you Birgit..... I am much encouraged. I have all the right equipment and am learning a lot. IT IS INCREDIBLE to be able to get advice from an accomplished artist. I shall persevere! Pat

Hi Birgit, you have really made me feel like I may be a painter. peace to you Donna

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