Fearless Flowers 1 Masterclass

Work with the brushstroke to create drama and striking color, includes the orange cactus flower

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What students say:

"Wow, Birgit, what a fantastic course! I have learned so much, made so many valuable mistakes and produced some eye-popping paintings. I can't thank you enough for teaching me how to push around watercolor paint." Carol Cox

"I am learning so much, both techniques and materials. I can feel and see the difference in my regular painting and am so much closer to the brilliance of color I was searching for. This process is inspiring and has my creative juices flowing again." Dianna Harrison

"I am learning so much from the class" Jessica Shaffer

"I have struggled with that for years and FINALLY, thanks to you, feel that I have a better grasp of th techniques. I’ve also learned a great deal about the different types of brushes -synthetic, natural & blends and how each hold water differently. You're the only instructor to explain it throughly. This has been a FANTASTIC course - thanks so much for offering it! I really like the online courses (this is my second) & will definitely be taking more! Thanks again, Karen Schmidt

"I was suffering from ”painter’s block”, this course took me way out of my comfort zone and challenged my preconceptions about water color I took a deep breath, jumped in and "It worked" the juices are once more flowing. Thank you for restoring my faith in myself. I am raring to go. Diana Harrison

"Its as good, or possibly even better than being in a class with you. "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. Feel like I'm on the right track with the right tutor to help me". Kind regards from Jude. :-)

Skill Level Artists: all levels are encouraged to participate

Masterclass Fearless Flowers 1 Content only
Full Course, non-interactive, Intermediate to advanced
Birgit O'Connor
Fearless Flowers 1 Masterclass 6 -week session
Jan 12 -Feb 23 (6 week course)
Birgit O'Connor

Your Instructor

Birgit O
Birgit O'Connor

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

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.

"Many thanks for "Fearless Flowers". The lessons have all been perfect for me - I have been contemplating flowers for some time and your advise and critiques (written and the live webinars) have helped me to push through the frustrations that quite often occur when I try something out of my comfort zone. Being able to watch and hear you walk through the flower paintings has been as if you were right here beside me. Til later......Beth Bentz

"I am really enjoying your classes. I enjoy painting the flowers and the format is perfect for me as it gives me lots of time to work on the paintings. The interactive online sessions are fantastic!" Lynn

WOW!!! You are such a real professional!!! I love how you are instructing...quiet, confident voice, SAYING exactly what you are doing and why, SHOWING exactly what you are doing and why, USING the reference photo as a guide and REFERRING to the practice sample as a reminder that "you can do it"!! And then GIVING the students time to put into practice what you've just taught with your comments and suggestions ready to help! WOW! a first class instructor" Cheryl Feragen

"Birgit is an excellent instructor who is organized, informative and thorough in her presentations. Also she is very supportive and helpful in her comments on the painting submissions. I felt strongly that she really wanted me to learn and improve and produce a painting that would make me feel that I had achieved a result that would be worthwhile. I would take another class from her in a heartbeat." Sincerely, Trish Kuncewicz

"I love the pace of your instruction, and the fact that you include the little details that are so important. It's really so helpful to me that you're making no assumptions about prior experience." Judy

"I love how you challenge your students to paint outside our comfort zones. I've incorporated all of it into my own paintings". Frances

"These classes are so exciting I can't wait for the next one" Karen

"Thanks so much for your generosity I am a high school art teacher and ave been painting for years your classes are incredibly well developed and clear." Heather Ayris

"These classes are so exciting I can't wait for the next one" Karen