Flower Fantasia

Fantasia: a composition with a free form and often an improvisatory style.

Creating from the imagination frees you from perfectionism, allowing you to follow your bliss. In this online watercolor class we'll be creating flowers - using nature as our muse - following the guidelines of form and light, but ultimately letting our imagination lead the way.

Welcome to Flower Fantasia.


  • I would consider this class level the next step after 'beginner' - if you've taken one of my other classes or have a pretty good understanding of watercolor, this class is perfect. There is something here for everyone! My process is not difficult and involves a lot of intuitive painting. No matter your level, you'll learn! (If you've never used watercolor before, I would suggest starting with Cosmic Watercolor or Enchanted Feathers first.)

  • This is a self-guided study with live recorded lessons available when you arrive. No waiting for projects to be posted and you can learn at your own pace. You have unlimited, lifetime access.

  • The lessons are video based. I walk you through step by step, with each lesson building on the next. 

  • There are colorful photographs and plenty of written tips and inspiration along the way.

  • Class can be viewed via most digital devices, but viewing the video lessons is best done on a computer or tablet screen.

  • A high-speed connection is highly suggested!

  • Due to instant access to content, no refunds are offered. Thank you!


Poppies, Calla Lillies and Roses, oh my! I'll show you how I draw and paint each of these beautiful flowers, using the basics of shape and form to accomplish a likeness, then allowing our imagination to fill in the details. 

The three images above are the major projects we'll create. The painting techniques I use to create these flowers can be used to paint anything... There's plenty of information to keep you happily creating!


  • I always say use what you have - but I urge painters to use artist grade watercolor paper in 140lb cold press - the choice is always yours!

  • The specific paint colors I will use in class are as follows, but please note, these are NOT a necessity - the techniques can be used with any colors. PRIMA: Tropicals Palette DANIEL SMITH: Hansa Yellow Deep, Green Gold, Sap Green WINSOR NEWTON: Permanent Rose, Cobalt Blue WINSOR NEWTON COTMAN: Mauve

  • You can use whatever paint brushes you are comfortable with - I use rounds, sizes 0-8


PLEASE NOTE:  Once you have registered, you will receive an email with access information within 24 hours. It is typically sent within 6 hours - PLEASE CHECK YOUR SPAM FOLDER if you don't see it - it sometimes wanders over there :) Thank you!