Learn something creative and calming while #stayinginside - discover watercolor painting!

Treat yourself with some me-time and unleash your creativity for only €20 (limited time)!

Relax and be in the moment while creating something peaceful and satisfying

Find a creative way of meditation and how to clear your mind during these scary and uncertain times

Save time and money by getting to know the right high-quality supplies to kickstart your watercolor journey

AFTER THIS ONLINE WATERCOLOR CRASH COURSE YOU HAVE…

  • Learned something new to relax and stimulate your creativity
  • More trust in yourself that you can create something nice without any experience!
  • Guidance and inspiration to stimulate your creativity
  • Knowledge of the right materials to go further with watercolor painting

WHAT PARTICIPANTS SAY

I have more self-confidence about my creativity and that I can just try out things

During the workshop I experienced the peace within me (like I didn't know anymore where I was, a bit the feeling of meditation), the surprise feeling that I could make something beautiful with no prior skills/experience. Now I have more self-confidence about my creativity and that I can just try out things. It extends to many aspects of my life, from choosing clothes, to make-up, to how I would like the new kitchen to be.

Fabrizia C.
Portfolio manager

CREATIVITHEE
5
2019-08-07T15:09:27+00:00

Fabrizia C.
Portfolio manager

During the workshop I experienced the peace within me (like I didn't know anymore where I was, a bit the feeling of meditation), the surprise feeling that I could make something beautiful with no prior skills/experience. Now I have more self-confidence about my creativity and that I can just try out things. It extends to many aspects of my life, from choosing clothes, to make-up, to how I would like the new kitchen to be.

Watercolor experience with Suzanne taught me that I can also embrace more alpha activities having so much fun and plenty of benefits

This was my first watercolor experience and what I remember was the joy of painting my first rose. Thanks to Suzanne explanation, it came so natural and so expectedly! Since the workshop, I did start to embrace artistic activities which I never considered before. I always thought (and still think) that I have a beta personality and skills. Watercolor experience with Suzanne taught me that I can also embrace more alpha activities having so much fun and plenty of benefits.

Marialuisa Q.
Medical writer

CREATIVITHEE
5
2019-08-07T15:21:38+00:00

Marialuisa Q.
Medical writer

This was my first watercolor experience and what I remember was the joy of painting my first rose. Thanks to Suzanne explanation, it came so natural and so expectedly! Since the workshop, I did start to embrace artistic activities which I never considered before. I always thought (and still think) that I have a beta personality and skills. Watercolor experience with Suzanne taught me that I can also embrace more alpha activities having so much fun and plenty of benefits.

I find it surprising what you can paint already with only little experience!

The workshop is a real crash course: You learn the basic techniques that allows you to experiment at home with what you have learned. I find it surprising what you can paint already with only little experience!"

Lindsey H.
Independent Career Coach

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5
2019-08-07T15:14:46+00:00

Lindsey H.
Independent Career Coach

The workshop is a real crash course: You learn the basic techniques that allows you to experiment at home with what you have learned. I find it surprising what you can paint already with only little experience!"

I’ve learned more from this crash course than from an 8-week watercolor course that has cost me more money AND time

Everything was discussed and there was plenty of time for exercises. A personal interpretation of the exercises was always encouraged, which created a pleasant atmosphere and motivated people to express themselves creatively. I've learned more from this crash course than from an 8-week watercolor course that has cost me more money AND time.

Disi Y.
Advisor External Relations

CREATIVITHEE
5
2019-08-07T15:16:36+00:00

Disi Y.
Advisor External Relations

Everything was discussed and there was plenty of time for exercises. A personal interpretation of the exercises was always encouraged, which created a pleasant atmosphere and motivated people to express themselves creatively. I've learned more from this crash course than from an 8-week watercolor course that has cost me more money AND time.

The workshop gave me a good taste to make me want to experiment and learn more on my own afterward

The pacing was very good for an intro, taking us through many necessary points quickly (so I can go play with more later). I especially appreciated the time taken for how to use the brush, how to achieve different color saturation, and use of water. The workshop gave me a good taste to make me want to experiment and learn more on my own afterward. Learning how watercolors behave was really different (and exciting) from what I'd assumed.

Heather S.

CREATIVITHEE
5
2019-08-07T15:12:22+00:00

Heather S.

The pacing was very good for an intro, taking us through many necessary points quickly (so I can go play with more later). I especially appreciated the time taken for how to use the brush, how to achieve different color saturation, and use of water. The workshop gave me a good taste to make me want to experiment and learn more on my own afterward. Learning how watercolors behave was really different (and exciting) from what I'd assumed.

Everyone had the same task, but created different results

The workshop allowed in a short time to learn the essentials / basics, as well as to express your own creativity (i.e. everyone had the same task, but created different results)

Lars H.
Software Engineer

CREATIVITHEE
5
2019-08-07T15:18:11+00:00

Lars H.
Software Engineer

The workshop allowed in a short time to learn the essentials / basics, as well as to express your own creativity (i.e. everyone had the same task, but created different results)

Watercoloring, among other things I did, helped me to soften, create something out of nothing, and just be

I remember the feeling that watercoloring brought to me, presence and stillness, while discovering more creativity within, and feeling of accomplishment once my first painting was done. Watercoloring for me was one of many things I did to discover my creative side. I was always busy with logic and numbers and have put aside the creative part of my personality. Watercoloring, among other things I did, helped me to soften, create something out of nothing, and just be.

Zora

CREATIVITHEE
5
2019-08-07T15:23:51+00:00

Zora

I remember the feeling that watercoloring brought to me, presence and stillness, while discovering more creativity within, and feeling of accomplishment once my first painting was done. Watercoloring for me was one of many things I did to discover my creative side. I was always busy with logic and numbers and have put aside the creative part of my personality. Watercoloring, among other things I did, helped me to soften, create something out of nothing, and just be.
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What can I expect?

  • An online LIVE watercolor workshop that you can follow from your own home
  • Learn the basic techniques, use of supplies and colors for watercolor;
  • Practice strokes, shapes, and techniques and apply these techniques to paint for example leaves and flowers or landscapes objects;
  • A watercolor supplies list with links to products what to buy in your own country (US/Europe) – or buy a Watercolor Starter kit here when you live in the Netherlands;
  • At the end of the workshop, you’ll have a self-made painting to take home and frame;
  • Ask questions and get feedback;
  • A like-minded community with starting watercolorists just like you!
  • 2 Hours of fun, a creative boost and relaxation!

WHEN ARE THE ONLINE WORKSHOPS TAKING PLACE?

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WHO TEACHES THE WORKSHOP?

Suzanne is a Dutch watercolorist who found her passion a couple of years ago in watercolor painting. It has helped her to relax, let go of her perfectionism and to find a balance between private and work. It gives a lot of joy, peace, satisfaction and especially a clear mind, which many people have quite some trouble with. After having immersed herself in all the ins and outs of this medium, she likes to share her knowledge with others. How beautiful is it to learn a new skill that can help you truly relax and at the same time develop your creativity?! With watercolor painting, you create something tangible which will give you a satisfactory and proud feeling. In the past years, she has taught many people watercoloring, from IT developers to space engineers, lawyers, and bankers. Men and women who thought they couldn’t draw/paint, but watercolor painting is something EVERYBODY can do. It may seem difficult, but everyone can learn it!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

You will receive a link to the online workshop space (e.g. Zoom/Google Meet) an hour before the workshop starts and you can just sit down ready with your laptop/tablet and supplies in the comfort of your own home. I will guide you through the basics of watercolor painting live, so yo are going to paint yourself with my guidance and you’re able to ask questions.

When you buy this workshop, you’ll receive an extensive supply list with the supplies you can buy in your own country, which is in the basic: a watercolor brush, watercolor paper and watercolor paints. I realize most art supply shops are closed, so I will also add direct product links to webshops like Amazon or Bol.com (in the Netherlands), so you can directly buy supplies online. You can also work with the supplies you already have at home and practice again after the workshop when you’ve been able to buy recommended supplies.

If you live in The Netherlands, you can buy a custom made Watercolor Starter kit here, that includes all the needed materials and Beginners Watercolor Guide by me!

We will see if these online workshops will be continued in the near future. If you would like to stay updated on new dates, sign up for the newsletter here or follow @creativithee on Instagram.

I’ll make sure you get a link with the recording afterward, so you can follow it again (for a limited time) – for example when you don’t have the right supplies yet at home.

Definitely! Most of the participants of the Watercolor Beginners Crash Course don’t have experience with drawing or painting and this is not needed, because everyone can watercolor! You will be guided through all the basics and you cannot do it ‘wrong’, so you don’t have to be afraid. Just take that step out of your comfort zone and try something new! Like Henri Matisse says: “Creativity takes courage”.

Watercolor is soothing, you can properly empty your head during watercoloring. In addition, you ‘create’ something tangible, which often gives a satisfactory and proud feeling. You also learn to let go of perfectionism with watercolor (‘overwork’ your painting often makes it less beautiful, you will have to ‘let go’ as much as possible and let the water and pigment do their work) and the best thing is that a watercolor painting doesn’t have to be perfect, the end result is often very different than you might think. Also a plus with watercolor: it is very compact, you need little space!

When you order, you can pay by PayPal, Creditcard or iDeal (for Dutch citizens).

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