LIVE! Magnolia Branch & Goldfinch LIVE 12:30pm ET!

Hi friends! This morning when I was looking at reference photos trying to decide what to paint everything was beautiful to me. Kind of like when you are hungry and you go grocery shopping and everything looks good!

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I decided to use 3 reference photos to compose this piece:

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One of the reasons I think I feel so inspired by every lovely flower I see today is because I just launched my brand new Watercolor Floral Workshop! I have been working on a system to breakdown watercolor flower painting to its basic roots, then work with water to make the final paintings look as loose and fluid as you want while still retaining the flower structure. It took a lot of trial and error to come up with a technique that made it look effortless and yet completely reproducible even for artists new to watercolor flower painting.

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As a thank you to my special friends who jump in early on Watercolor Flower Workshop you get 50% off during the launch. Use the coupon code FLOWER POWER if the discount doesn’t show up.

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This class features over 6 hours of step by step watercolor instruction over 11 lessons. I am even working on an alphabetized archive of my past flower tutorials should you find them useful. This course  also contains the complete Lilac and Rose Painting workshops I just Taught in person at Heirloom Productions last week (a $100 value for just those 2 lessons!) as well as 9 other technique packed demonstrations.

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I break my lessons down into easy steps so you can learn brush strokes, composition and how to work with the water so you can create an expression of beauty and not and undefined blob (we’ve all been there.) After the basic lessons and flower demos we move on to a more advanced painting with loose negative-painted background. It was so much fun to develop this class for you!

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I hope you join me on this watercolor adventure! You can visit the Watercolor Flower Workshop page to find out more information or to enrol at 50% off! If you have any questions about the course you can ask me during the live stream today or leave a comment below:) We will be painting this sweet goldfinch and magnolia blossom at 12:30pm ET today and as always the replay will be available after the broadcast but if you want to chat live be sure to tune in at 12:30pm on YouTube!

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I hope to see you at 12:30 on YouTube for a fun and free tutorial and don’t forget about the 50% off Launch special on my new course Watercolor Flower Workshop  (Use coupon code FLOWERPOWER if discount doesn’t appear)

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Let’s Paint a Colorful Flamingo LIVE Today at 12:30pm ET!

Edited to add the final paintingfrom the livestream. This has pastel added and then blended with water to soften at the end. You can see that in the video below:) Have a great weekend!

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*Note: We are now in Daylight Savings Time and that may affect what time the show goes live where you live. We will be live at 12:30m Eastern Daylight Savings Time.

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I had so much fun creating the practise piece for this lesson! This is going to be a fun, loose, watercolor tutorial so check your inner critic at the door and come to my art room and play! We will sketch the flamingo together but please don’t let that scare you, I’ll make it easy, and if you feel like you want a bit more help in the drawing department feel free to check out my new class Learn to Draw with Lindsay, it’s 50% off this month with coupon code DRAWME! If you don’t feel like drawing you can always print and trace the reference photo.

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You can watch the live show or the reply in the player below but if you want to chat live with fellow painters or ask me questions then you will want to watch on the YouTube watch page.

You can find the materials I used from our sponsor Jerry’s Artarama!  Use coupon code: frugal20FS49 for 20% off $49 + Free Shipping (Excludes: Sale, Super Sale, Egift Cards, Buy It Try It’s and Vendor restricted items. Look for the green coupon eligible icon on the product listing.

I am really looking forward to painting with you today! I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who has enrolled in my new Learn to Draw with Lindsay course already. I am delighted to see the beautiful work that has been posted in the classroom and I love hearing how confident my students are becoming in their drawing skills. Here is what some of my students had to say after a few lessons:

“I really enjoyed this lesson Lindsay because it all makes more sense now, the importance of values and shadows to give real life action to ones work. I love your style.” ~Donna Birney

“This is the first time I have drawn a pencil sketch in 30 years. Thank you Lindsay for inspiring me. It’s a lovely course.” ~Sarah Gogan

“Dear Lindsay, thank you so much for offering this class on drawing. I enjoy watching your tutorials on watercolor very much and I am excited to learn to draw. Your teaching style is the best.” ~Joanne Milano

“I’m so excited about this class. I can DOODLE draw – like Tangling but I’m always wanting to draw like this. To really learn drawing skills. Thank u and WOW! I’m in awe! I did this :)” ~Angel Joy

If you would like to join the hundreds of students improving their confidence in drawing while creating beautiful artwork I’d love to have you as a student in Learn to Draw with Lindsay! Let me hold your hand and show you how simple it can be to draw what you see! Don’t miss out on the chance to save 50% on the class through the end of the month. Use Coupon Code DRAWME if the discount doesn’t show up automatically.

I look forward to painting with you live on YouTube at 12:30pm EDT today! Let’s grab our paint and make a splash! Til then happy crafting!

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Better Late Than Never {Mixed Media Vineyard Grapes}

Hi friends! I am so sorry that I couldn’t get this blog post up before the live stream today. I just remembered yesterday that I scheduled my last kids art class at the library at the same time as my friday live stream and it had been advertised in the local paper so I couldn’t move it so instead of cancelling my live stream I decided to do it earlier. One of these days I’ll have my act together (probably not this summer though!) 😉 I did notify folks on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram so if you want to make sure you hear about any breaking art live streams be sure to follow me there as well. The best thing is to subscribe on YouTube and click the notification bell to make sure you get updates when I am about to go live.  Here is what we did today!

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Here is the replay!

Supplies can be purchased from our sponsor Jerry’s Artarama. Use coupon code: frugal20FS49 for 20% off $49 + Free Shipping (Excludes: Sale, Super Sale, Egift Cards, Buy It Try It’s and Vendor restricted items. Look for the green coupon eligible icon on the product listing.

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Have a great weekend and try to make some time for art and creativity! Happy crafting!

 

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