In the June 2010 issue of Watercolor Artist, Birgit O’Connor shows you how to keep your paintings fresh and vibrant by mixing your own colors. Here she demonstrates these principles in action, painting an atmoshperic landscape in 13 simple steps.
A self-taught painter, Birgit O’Connor has been painting strictly with watercolor since 1988. She lives in northern California, where she teaches classes. She has written for several magazines, including Watercolor Artist and The Artist’s Magazine; and has produced 13 instructional DVDs. O’Connor has exhibited her work in dozens of one-woman and group shows. She’s the author of Watercolor Essentials (2009, North Light Books) and Watercolor in Motion (North Light Books).
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