Sarah Simon (also known as “The Mint Gardener”) is known for her fun, colorful floral artwork with a unique modern twist! Learn her beginner-friendly secrets for choosing and mixing watercolors that work together harmoniously with this in-depth online class!
MODULES 1-2: Introduction & Supplies
Find out which supplies Sarah likes to use to create her unique watercolor artwork, from paints and paper to brushes and her favorite (easy to find!) type of palette.
MODULE 3: Composition
One reason Sarah’s paintings looks so pretty is because she’s mastered the art of composition! In this module she’ll share her tips and tricks for putting together your own compositions.
MODULE 4: Color Harmony & Theory
A few basic lessons on color theory is really all you need to start painting artwork that pops off the page. Sarah will show you how in this module.
MODULE 5: Gouache
Another one of Sarah’s secrets is using little bits of gouache in her paintings! Learn what gouache is and how to use it with watercolor to create a unique look in your artwork.
MODULE 6: Palette Mixing
Everyone LOVES Sarah’s color palettes! In this module, she’ll share how she creates her pretty, muted color schemes.
MODULE 7: Pencil Tracing
Learn the different ways to transfer line artwork onto your watercolor paper.
MODULE 8: Pen Tracing
Follow along while we trace our class project using permanent pen.
MODULE 9: Painting Leaves
In this step, you’ll learn and practice Sarah’s “point-pressure-point” method for creating realistic looking leaves.
MODULE 10: Painting Flowers and Berries
As we work our way through our class project, you’ll learn Sarah’s strategies for preventing colors from bleeding together and how to choose what sections to paint in which order.
See what our students have made!