Get the blendy beauty of oils in this new acrylic journey
Create paintings that make your heart happy!
After years of testing and refining...
I've unlocked the secret to painting wet-on-wet in color-rich acrylics for impressionistic painters like you.
DOWNLOAD & KEEP ALL OF YOUR LESSONS!
Love in Bloom Acrylics
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Seven full-length lessons
You'll receive 7 full-length painting lessons - all new in acrylics to download and conversions for oil painters, studio tips, and more. No live classes - everything is pre-recorded for you!
Paintings for all levels
With over 1800 online students, Nancy teaches to all levels, whether you're just starting, you're switching from oils, or you're a seasoned acrylic artist. She empowers you with a loose, bright approach.
A Facebook support group
For those who are on Facebook, you will have access to a private group where you can share your excitement, your paintings, and feel the genuine care and encouragement from flower family members.
An instructor who cares
Nancy empowers her students with the tools they need to strengthen their future art journeys. She genuinely cares about her students. You won't hear crickets chirping when you need help!
Floral & landscape paintings
Florals, landscapes, aspens and more! Learn why acrylics are just as exciting as oils in impressionistic works, and how they make your floral and botanical paintings the brightest they can be.
Access from any device
There are no live classes or schedules to worry about. These classes are professionally recorded and available for download. With a website for your class, all of your content is housed on a secure space. Access lessons from your tablet, phone, or desktop.
A resource library of video tips
Access to all course materials for a full year
Even more of what you’ll get in Love in Bloom...
Seven full-length lessons to download & keep
Nancy's “secret sauce” medium recipe
All the benefits of acrylics with the blending power of oils
A safer, healthier studio - no cadmiums, no cobalts
Paint at your own pace, no homework or deadlines
How to extend acrylics without stickiness
Learn about Nancy's superpower colors
How to paint impressionistically in acrylics
Cleanup and setup that’s a breeze
An easy to navigate class website
A teacher who loves her students!
No Facebook or social media needed!
Are you ready to let your color take flight and fall in love with painting all over again?
Love in Bloom Acrylics gives you permission to break the bonds of super realism and bring color to life on canvas.
It's no secret that art elevates your mood, opens your heart, and gives as much to the artist as it does the viewer.
Learn the secret to nurturing artistic intuition, ban the flower police, and allow yourself to unleash joy in the studio once again.
Love in Bloom Acrylics is the new journey for which many of Nancy's 1800 online students have been patiently waiting.
“Thank you so much Nancy - this is my first time to sign up for one of your classes. I've taken one other mixed media class which was fun and interesting. I just really want ot learn to paint! I love color and watching the magic of its surprise and delight.
This is the first time for me to splurge on great paints and tools. I'm learning a boatload and so grateful you are sharing your knowledge and talent. You are quite amazing!” ~ Blooming D
“I'm so happy that a friend recommended Love in Bloom Acrylics. I had lost all interest in painting because I was not improving this art. I watched one of your videos adn was inspired. I then decided that I would start art classes with you in the hope I would regain my interest in painting. All I need is more self-confidence - I admire your dedication and am so glad to be here!” ~ Jacqueline F
“I've been with Nancy since her first online class and I love painting with her. Until Nancy, I was basically a failure to launch, always studying but rarely painting, so basically a dreamer. Thanks to Nancy, I paint now. Vivid color is something totally new to me, so I just try to follow Nancy's lead. Little did I understand at this phase of my life how much I needed vivid color, the colors over a period of time permeate your soul. I want to see the world like Monet meeting Disney and Nancy is spreading her magic across the globe. Newcomers, you are going to find her color healing and addictive.” ~ Patricia W
“I am so excited to be back with Nancy and taking Love in Bloom Acrylics.
If this is your first class with Nancy, get ready for a lovely, fun and informative class. I just returned to painting last year, first time in acrylics and the experience with her has been so positive.
I learned more in this time with Nancy than under grad and grad art classes!” ~ Deborah S
How will the course be structured?
You’ll get full-length painting lessons to download and keep, resource videos, and inspiring images. You can share your experiences, encourage fellow students, and find inspiration from new painting friends in your private Facebook group during this exciting journey workshop.
Can I paint in oils in this class?
Absolutely! Just let us know when you sign up and Nancy will send you a list of color conversions for oil painters. Keep in mind, however, that all the lessons are taught in acrylics, and the palette map and supply list is provided in acrylics.
I’m an oil painter just learning acrylics - is this for me?
In her studio in Colorado Springs, Nancy works in both acrylics and oils regularly. Transitioning to acrylics is a way to embrace the brightest colors in your work - you get easier cleanup, brighter color, and fewer chemicals in the studio compared with oils - there are no solvents used with acrylic paints. Nancy teaches to all levels in the online class, so it's the perfect way to ease into a new medium.
What will we be painting?
Check out the images above to see all the painting lessons in this class. We’ll be painting both florals and landscapes filled with color. You’ll get to paint and experience your lessons from the comfort of your own studio. Included will be tulips, lavender fields, wildflowers, daisies, poppies, and more! Nancy uses the same basic palette for everything she creates, with a few exceptions that are shared in each painting exercise.
Do I need high-speed internet?
Yes – it will help alleviate frustration. We have the best support team you'll find in e-course instruction, so you’ll always have prompt responses to help you every step of the way.
Will I have enough time?
Yes! You can download and keep all of your full-length painting lessons to paint anytime. I encourage you to watch the videos first, and then dive into the materials with paint brushes loaded. All of the lessons and experiences are arranged in a way that guides you through the beauty, the color, and the creative energy of painting impressionistically in acrylics.
What supplies will I need?
You can find the supply list by clicking here. The acrylic heavy body supply list is provided here. Any professional brand or equivalent is good! Nancy uses: Quinacridone Red (or Permanent Rose); Quinacridone Magenta, Cobalt Violet Hue by Golden (or Quinacridone Violet by Utrecht), Light and Medium Violet by Sennelier, Burnt Umber, Cadmium Red Hue, Cadmium Yellow Hue, Dioxazine Purple, Turquoise, Parchment by Sennelier (or Titan Buff), Neutral Gray N8 (Golden), Titanium White, Alizarin Crimson, Indian Yellow, Yellow Iron Oxide (or Yellow Ochre), Chromium Oxide, Hookers Green Hue, Ultramarine Blue, Quinacridone Nickel Azo Gold by Golden (or Red Iron Oxide). Optional colors are Cadmium Orange Hue, Bright Yellow Green by Sennelier and Light Ultramarine Blue by Golden. Nancy uses stretched cotton canvases and Ampersand Gessobord panels. The SG 700 Royal soft grip brush costs about $2, so keep four or five of these next to your palette, and she also uses the Royal Sabletek Langickel No. 14 and an occasional filbert brush in sizes 12 or 8, and you can use any brand.
Can I sell and exhibit the work I create in this workshop?
One of Nancy's intentions in this course is to help you develop your powerful and personal connection with painting from life. You may donate or gift the paintings from this course, but each of the paintings is copyright protected. Your own style will show when you work from your own flower setups and photos. We are happy for you to show and sell your own original, innovative work created. However, if your work is more similar to the original paintings in the copyrighted lesson videos, we would ask that you don’t put those pieces out to exhibit or sell, if they are close copies of Nancy's work. You are always welcome to share your work on social media, as long as you give attribution to the teacher. We trust that your heart will tell you what is too close.
New to painting or acrylics?
All of Nancy's classes are designed step by step, sharing each tool, how she uses the tools, and detailed information on each color and color mix she uses. All classes are designed for beginning painters on up, with an emphasis on loosening up and learning to take joy in the painting process itself. Whether you're switching from oils to acrylics, or learning acrylics for the first time, this space is reserved for you!
A resource library of video tips
Access to all course materials for a full year