Watercolor for Kids and Young at Heart / Painting Polar Bears
Perfect for painters of any age or skill level
What Students say
"I feel like a puppy on peanut butter... love this class!" Gail Gabriel
These paintings are so precious and endearing, you have captured the Polar Bears essence in these simple and skilled paintings which really excite all of your students"Trish Kuncewicz
"This was WAY too much fun"..Gail Gabriel
"What a charming series! It is fascinating to watch you use student grade paper, a single brush, and two colors from a typical child's WC set to give the polar bear family life, character, and emotion. I'll say once again that your passion and enthusiasm for what you do is obvious and contagious" Sue Warnock
"You really are the best, most clear instructor, and leave folks to add their own "spice" to the stew. Many thanks for the kindness of your gifts. I always look forward to these lessons. :)" Frances Gill-Turano
Specifically designed with the beginner in mind
This series adaptable to all levels, it offers WC lessons in simplification, negative painting, water-to-color ratio, values, loose painting, and the effective use of monochromatic presentation...all while having FUN painting polar bears!
5 lessons that make watercolor accessible to children and young at heart.
Excellent for beginners, easy to understand, use student or professional quality materials, all levels.
Excellent for beginners and all levels
Birgit O’Connor, is a signature member of NWWS, MCWA, LWS 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