Recorded Live Workshop with Sarah Simon, TheMintGardener "Florals & Botanicals"

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Paint with TheMintGardener! The recorded workshop allows you to take the workshop on your own time.  Upon purchase, you will receive a confirmation of your order and materials will be shipped to a location and participant of your choice.  When ready to paint, email us with your order number at and you will receive the link to the workshop. The link is a recording of an actual 2.5 hour Live Virtual Workshop with Sarah.  The participant will see and experience exactly what the live participants did with an up close view and excellent instruction.You can have the materials sent to you or another recipient.  

We will also send you and e-card that you can use or not (especially helpful if this is a last minute gift and you need it before the materials can be shipped). Once we hear from the recipient that they are ready to paint, we will send them a link to the class that will be available for 24 hours once initiated. The participant will not be able to participate in the live discussion, but Sarah is very available to her students via instagram direct message (@themintgardener) or email at

All of this information and more will be available in the materials packet.

Watercolor Summit 2.0 Guided Course

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Overcome your fear of mixing watercolor and gouache with this unique class from Sarah! Full of fun exercises and mini-projects to stretch your creativity, you'll play with floral line art, botanical patterns, and wreaths to really get acquainted with what these two mediums can do together!

Watercolor Summit 1.0 Guided Course

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"Creativity doesn't wait for that perfect moment. It fashions its own perfect moments out of ordinary ones."- Bruce Garrabrandt

Watercolor Summit 1.0 is ALL about Watercolor and begins with the fundamentals of color mixing and creating washes - and with every teacher and class you advance in skills and subject matter. Beautiful sunsets, pet portraits with fur and feathers, misty mountains and pine trees, realistic botanicals, and playful floral sketching with your paintbrush and ink. There’s an online community to ask all your questions, live recorded Q&A sessions and all the tracings you need to begin.This course is a complete, guided curriculum with eight fabulous teachers, including Sarah Simon of @themintgardener, custom-designed to renew your spark for painting & take your watercolor skills to new heights. Think of this as gift to YOURSELF, or to someone that is coming to mind, right now.Here’s why over 1,000 students have joined.

HD Video Workshops: the production crew travels to each artist, filming their best tips & tricks in HD video with multiple camera angles - & it's all in real-time. We use a professional production team so each video lesson is beautifully filmed, with superb audio quality & multiple camera angles so you can clearly see what's being taught. No high-speed time-lapses, & if you miss something, just hit rewind or pause!

LIFETIME Access: No membership fees, no expiration. Just pay once, & you can access your lessons forever. You can also download them to your computer or external hard drive (no special app required).

Class Handouts, Supply List, SubtitlePrivate Community: A friendly & supportive place to share your work, get feedback, & stay inspired even after the Watercolor Summit™ is over!

The Crafters Box Course

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Welcome to an introduction to watercolor and gouache with artist Sarah Simon. Finding inspiration in the ever-blooming variety of textures and colors in her urban garden of the Pacific Northwest, Sarah creates lush watercolor paintings in a unique, artistic style that has captured an international following. In this workshop, Sarah introduces us to color blending theory, color gradient ‘washes’ – and using a live bouquet for inspiration – a detailed study of building watercolor florals from the ground up.Once we’ve each completed our bouquet – or floral fascination – together, Sarah introduces us to Florence, her favorite flower girl. We’ll finish our piece by customizing our own illustrated muse.This workshop includes:An in-depth, digital workshop by Sarah SimonA live & recorded Maker Chat Q&A with our artist

Tools and materials from artisan suppliers, curated for you, by SarahThe tools & materials included in this kit:

- Specialty Hahnemühle 140 lb cold press paper

- A hand-curated selection of Windsor & Newton watercolors and gouaches

- Pigma Micron 01Round 1 brush

- Round 2 brush

- HB Staedtler pencil

- Custom tracing art

- Art gum eraser

Flower Painting Club Freebie

Get a taste of the fun of TheMintGardener's Flower Painting Club with a free water-color template perfect for tracing.
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