Fun and Fearless Florals


Let Sarah Simon guide you as you learn to use watercolor and gouache paints together, creating floral line art, botanical patterns, wreaths and more!

Please Note: This class was included in the Watercolor Summit 2.0: Gouache Edition.

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Learn how to paint a variety of leaves, flowers, and berries in Sarah Simon's unique modern pen-and-outline style.

MODULES 1-2: Introduction & Supplies

Meet artist and best-selling author Sarah Simon as she shares her favorite supplies, from paper and paint, to brushes, palettes, and sketchbooks!

MODULE 3: Mindfulness and Creativity

In this module, Sarah shares her best tips for establishing a regular creative practice that will allow you to grow as an artist.

MODULES 4-5: Continuous Line Drawing

This is a fun exercise that will help you learn to draw what you see… and free yourself from perfection!

MODULE 6: Painting Techniques

Sarah demonstrates the fundamental painting techniques you should know for using watercolors and gouache.

MODULES 7-8: Color Swatching & Recipes

Everyone loves the unique colors Sarah puts together, and in this module she’ll show you exactly how she creates her muted, cohesive palettes.

MODULE 9: Painting a Continuous Line Drawing

Now you’ll take the line drawing you made previously and turn it into a fun, worry-free painted project! This is a great exercise for loosening up your painting.

MODULE 10: Mark Making

An often overlooked topic, mark making practice helps you get more familiar with your brushes and how to use them. Sarah goes through the different marks you can create with various brushes in this module.

MODULE 11: Window Scenes

These mini-paintings are a fun and simple strategy to have in your toolbelt for when you just don’t feel like painting a large piece, or you’re feeling uninspired! Sarah gives you lots of ideas in this module, and demonstrates the techniques you’ll need.

MODULES 12-13: Watercolor & Gouache Wreath

Here you’ll incorporate the magic of both watercolor and gouache into a fun wreath! These techniques are perfect for creating unique gifts and cards for friends and family, or for incorporating with other media such as calligraphy.

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3 hours 4 minutes






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You were made to create.

We believe anyone can be an artist... even if they never went to art school. The need to be creative is built right into our DNA, and sometimes it just takes the right medium and a little practice to light that creative fire!