Loose Floral Classes @ Heirloom Production in W. Springfield, MA June 1st 2018

Two unique loose floral classes will be offered at the Heirloom Productions Stamp Show on June First. Space is limited and there is no overlap in content if students want to take both classes. Cost is $50 per class and show admission is included in class price. To check availability and register visit the Heirloom Productions website.

Ever After 2018!

I am one of the instructors in the fairytale inspired workshop Ever After hosted by Step into the whimsical world of fairytales as you create fanciful artwork and also learn about style development. My theme is Wizard of Oz! I hope you will join us for a magical summer! To learn more visit the Ever After website. *Registration opens May 15th and classes begin July 1st.


Learn to Draw with Lindsay!

Learn to Draw with Lindsay is a complete drawing class that focuses on drawing skills and techniques. You will learn how to break down your subject into basic shapes and draw what you see. We begin with a series of timed warm up sketches and then proceed into complete drawing lessons focusing on form, shading, highlighting and composition. You will learn the basic tools and materials you may want to use for your drawings and discuss the advantages of each. We will work on toned and white paper in a variety of sketching mediums. My goal is for students, by the end of this course, to be able to take the skills they’ve learned and apply them to any subject matter so they can draw what they see accurately and with confidence. With nearly 8 hours of step-by-step instruction you will learn the fundamentals of drawing and sketching people, animals, landscapes and still life.


Texture Toolbox: Feathers & Fowl

In this class you will build the skills necessary to paint expressive portraits of your feathered friends! You will learn techniques to effortlessly build feather texture from fluffy and fuzzy to sleek and smooth. I will show you simple methods for drawing birds as well as a fancy peacock feather, then we will paint them using a limited palette of colors. We will complete four finished paintings in this course, from a sassy bird shaking off after a bath to an elegant swan and a regal looking colorful duck. We will also paint the trendy and decorative peacock feather (better paint a few of those because your friends will ask for them!) Don’t worry if you don’t like to draw as there will be patterns you can print and trace on your watercolor paper if you prefer. I will show you how to use, and were to find, reference photos for your artwork and give you tips on how to use the photos as a jumping off point and alter them to meet your artistic style. Finally I will share how to fix problems with finished paintings or enhance them with optional mixed media techniques using colored pencils and pens. Are you ready to embark on a flight of fancy? Well then, let’s get started!

Essential Tools and Techniques for Watercolor Painting

This class will teach you fundamentals of watercolor through a series of techniques and finished paintings. Learn what supplies you really need for watercolor painting as well as a few DIY options. With over 5 hours of in-depth video instruction this class will start your watercolor journey off on the right foot or fill in any gaps you currently have in your watercolor education. Find out more here or enroll today!


Mixed It Up Mixed Media Step-by-Step!

You will learn how to use watercolor, watercolor crayons, collage, pastels, found objects and so much more to create 3 beautiful paintings. Click here for to learn more or enroll!



And I am a Guest Teacher Angela Fehr’s Creative Watercolor Course!

This class is designed to teach stampers, scrapbookers and cardmakers how to use watercolor in their crafts. Learn more here.


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44 Responses

  1. Please let me know when registration opens.



  2. Your classes sound so inspiring. Shame I live on the other side of the world and cannot attend. I wish you luck with these classes, not that you need it. I love the way you teach techniques when I watch you on your Your Tube channel. Keep the inspiration coming! 🙂


  3. On one of your live classes you said you would be in Denver. For a class? When? Would love to attend.


  4. Lindsay – love your watercolor class last year and will plan on attending these! Let me know when registration opens please.


  5. I saw your watercolor flower painting on YouTube and loved it!


  6. I am so excited to hear you are filming for Craftsy. I have thought you would be an excellent instructor on that platform. Can you share the class subject? (Or is that super secret info. known only to high ranking crafting executives?🤐)😉
    I would selfishly love to have you teach in Southern California if you get the opportunity.



  7. Do you ever go to Ft. Walton Beach, Tallahasse, or Pensacola, Florida? The weather is very nice.


  8. How exciting to think you are in my neck of New England! Please let me know when the class schedule is ready!


  9. have you ever done a painting class in Windsor

    P.S. can you do a review of the Sonnet St.Petersburg watercolor paints on YouTube?

    sorry I had to ask you hear, I just don’t have a YouTube account


    • I have not taught there. Are they the same as the Yarka St. Petersburg? If so they are great!


      • The sonnet watercolors are in the Nevskaya palitra set, so no I do not think the Yarka is the same. I am buying them and hoping somebody will make a tutorial because nobody does. though everyone seems to do the White Nights watercolor paints which are in the same brand.
        I hope you can help,


  10. your videos have inspired me to start painting with watercolors after a long break. thank you so much!


  11. Do you teach any short classes in Maine this summer? I live in Camden ME.


  12. You are an amazing watercolor artist.I just started watching your u tube videos on all of your flower creations. I am a beginner and would love to learn but I can’t draw. How do print the printable patterns you offer? Can I purchase them? Thanks for your talent


    • I have patterns in my Craftsy class, other than that if there is a pattern for one of my youtube videos it would be on my blog on the post where the video is:)


  13. I’ve been watching your stamp school classes with awe. So many New ideas. On the first one you refer to a tool as a color duster, or stippling brush. Can you direct me as to where to find them? And will men’s shaving brushes have the same texture to get the sme result?


  14. Hi Lindsay, I think I finally found a way to send you an email where you might see it! I have so many questions to ask you about art, but I just want to start with how much does it costs for a class and if you have online classes before 2016 is up?
    Susan, your fan since 2015!!!


  15. I can not access the reference photo for leaves and textures class. It keeps going back to the whole class. I am terrible at drawing. Need to trace. Can you send back or re post?


    • Hi Ann, do you mean the landscape from Essential Tools and Techniques for Watercolor? We just make a few lines on the paper and the composition is done with paint on that one, there is no pattern. I used a combination of reference material and mostly my imagination with that one so it is best to follow along step by step with the class. Alternately you can pause the video when the sketch is complete to check your work and pause as needed as you paint. I hope that helps, if not let me know:)


  16. Lindsay, I have watched so many I’d your videos and maybe I missed it, but I never see any stampers use ethnic characters other than Caucasian. You have so many supplies and seem to know where to get everything; can you tell me where to buy African-American, Asian American, Native American, etc., character stamps? I contacted Tim Holtz, but no one there would contact me back. Penny Black had a couple of Afrocentric kids but no adults, and no other ethnicities. I would love to find characters that look like my children and grandchildren, but have very little luck. Rubbernecker??? has adults but no kids. Any suggestions?

    BTW, your work is great!


    • gosh, there is not a lot of representation of non white stamps of kids. I searched Simon says stamp and did google searches and found noting much but you might be able to use coloring pages to get images to represent your grandkids. Surely other customers want these kinds of stamps. Let me ask the facebook group “Stamping enablers” to see if anyone has any ideas! I’ll let you know what I find out, if I find out anything:)


    • Hi Toni, I heard back from my stamping group and I thnk I found a winner: Mo Manning/Mo’s Digital pencils (If you wand digital stamps) but here is a link to a shop selling the rubber versions, they are so well done too! (I am not affiliated with this shop so feel free to look around)


  17. Lindsay, I have enjoyed the video journey (with you) toward “decluttering and refocusing”. My home, art room, mind, and wallet are believers in “less really is more”. Thank you for sharing and being so honest, enthusiastic, and optimistic. Last year I read a book, by Cecile Andrews & Wanda Urbanska, titled – Less Is More. It explores the idea of “embracing simplicity for a healthy planet, caring economy and lasting happiness.”
    I also learn techniques and advice from your watercolor videos. I love being renewed when I have painted a new piece. Thanks for reminding everyone that the “moments spent creating and learning are treasures”, Wildflowersong.


  18. Hi Lindsay – After spending hundreds of dollars on art supplies (just love new stuff), I now am thinking about taking one of your online classes. I wanted to know if you do a class specifically on negative painting. I’d like to learn this so I can do better flower and tree paintings. I’m looking forward to your reply back! Thank you! Susan


  19. Hi, Lindsey! Thanks so much for all your great videos! I think I’m going to take the drawing class, you are such a wonderful, kind, and thorough teacher! i love hanging out with you & Sarah on your Friday live YT.


  20. Thank you for offering ‘how to draw’ classes!
    I’m 57 and have been getting my lost-kid-learning-to-have-fun-artsy time back. And drawing is a talent I haven’t learned before, yet it is the bedrock of so much that I want to do.
    And it’s lovely that we don’t have to purchase everything to begin, but can add to our supplies as we progress.
    So again, thank you for this opportunity.


  21. I just heard about your site. Do you have a newsletter?


    • I have 2 options, on the top left of the page you can subscribe to blog posts via email and you will get an email every time I publish a new blog post which is nearly daily. I also have a special events newsletter which is monthly and I notify about new classes or if I will be teaching workshops anywhere in person or highlights from the month. I’d love to have you join either or both! It’s free to subscribe:)


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