Birgit O'Connor

Birgit O'Connor: Rocks, Sand and Sea Glass

Video Length: 0 Hour 59 Minutes

This video is packed full of fun and information.

Follow along with seven different step-by-step lessons and learn many techniques that can help make painting easier. Understand more about shape, texture and how to pull those rocks and stones up off the paper as if by magic. Create sand that gives the illusion of real sand with a three dimensional appearance. Have fun, enjoy yourself and feel successful. 


Part 1 - Lessons 1 & 2

Introduction & material list, follow along in Lesson 1 and learn the foundation of shape, shadow, color and texture while creating stones and sand. Lesson 2 apply these techniques into a simple composition using a very unique texture application. Running time 49 minutes


Part 2 - Lessons 3 - 7

Step-by-step lessons of turning sand into pebbles, painting muscle shells with sand inside, bending kelp, ripples in the sand, review, different compositions, wet and dry sea glass, along with many other fun techniques. Running time 54 minutes


About Birgit O'Connor

Birgit O'Connor is a self-taught watercolor artist who specializes in florals and landscapes. She sees her watercolor paints as reflective of nature's voice. Her award winning work has been recognized and published in over 24 national and international artist publications. Birgit has shown her work all over the world including a one woman show in Hong Kong and her art is represented by galleries in Seattle, Washington, Palm Desert and Atherton, California.