Carrie Schmitt and Amy Jones

Carrie Schmitt and Amy Jones: Surprise Garden

Video Length: 1 Hour 14 Minutes
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Create fabulous flower paintings by combining design elements infused with your personality in this video workshop from Carrie Schmitt. 

Start off with a lesson on design and then experiment with painted layers and discover the elements you are most drawn to. Combine your favorite design elements to create stunning floral designs in your signature style. Along the way you will expand your creativity as you paint with mixed-media tools and allow a playful composition to emerge in an explorative way.


In Surprise Garden you will find:

  • How to simplify and create quiet space to highlight vibrant areas in your painting
  • Lessons on incorporating design elements to achieve cohesive paintings
  • Detail workshop instruction


Learn more about Carrie Schmitt
Carrie Schmitt is an expressive floral artist and author of Painted Blossoms: Creating Expressive Flower Art with Mixed Media (North Light, 2015). She began painting in 2009 when developing a life-threatening allergy to heat. Today, she paints daily from her mountain studio outside of Seattle, Washington and teaches an online yoga inspired art course, Journey to the Self, as well as workshops. Her art is licensed for home decor and stationery with several companies, including DiaNoche Designs, Hallmark, teNeues, and Woodmansterne.