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Stephanie Fehrenbach  Painter. Teacher. Flower Lover. Waterloo, Ontario 🇨🇦 www.stephaniefehrenbach.ca 🌼 NEW Watercolour Workbook! ⬇️

I love scratching little lines and shapes into my paintings....usually I use the palette knife but sometimes the end of my brush will do. So many little details you have to look closer to see

I'm obsessed with Kayla Gale's @slow.season Motherhood artwork. Please check her out if you haven't already!! Her work makes me ball happy tears thinking about this past year with my little Ben. It's so hard isn't it? I love watching him grow into such an amazing little human, but I wish I could hold him as a baby forever too. My sweet husband ordered a commission of one of her drawings for Mother's Day and I can't wait to see what she's created for me!
Wishing all you Mama's a very happy day! You deserve it!! 💗

Back in the studio today!
Lots of new oils on the go for Rosedale Art Fair next month & I think this one is my favourite so far 💗

Snuck in a quick Dahlia painting while baby naps!
Happy Friday Everyone!
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W&N Cotman watercolour tubes
Princeton Snap! Brush size 12 round
Arches 140lb Cold Press paper

Peonies will always be my favourite 💗

It's here!!!!
50% off 2 of my workbooks Today only!
I've poured my heart into these classes & I'm so excited to share them with you!! .
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🌸NEW WORKBOOK!🌸
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Ok guys!! So excited to share!
My new Floral Monogram online class with @thehappyevercrafter & @ipadlettering will be available tomorrow & will be 50% OFF for one day only!

It's a completely new book of florals which I'll demo step by step & then I'll be showing you how to combine them into beautiful floral letters! Full video tutorials will be included as always:)
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Make sure you sign up at www.showmeyourflorals.com to get first notice about the sale!
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Omg you guys are so sweet!!
Thank you so so much for all the beautiful wreaths and messages today. It means the world to me!
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#showmeyourflorals

Day 7! Thank you guys so much for such a fun week! I've loved seeing all your beautiful paintings & can't wait to share more about what's coming next week!
Here's a little peek 😘

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Happy Day 6! Peony Day!
I just love how @rachelann_designs really made these her own. So Gorgeous! 💗
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#showmeyourflorals Day 5 & we're actually going to paint peonies tomorrow yay!!! A lot of you have been asking about water lines and if you're using too much water.  So....yes, extra water will give you those effects, BUT that's not always a bad thing! I love the unique quality those lines add to my paintings and often do it on purpose!

I wanted to show you guys this yellow peony because it's one of my favourites & a good example of how you can use water lines to create interesting texture in your work.

I made this one on practice paper (Fluid 100 cold-pressed) & I thought it was looking a little flat at first, but when I added extra water by dripping it on top of some of my petal shapes I loved how the texture really added interest & gave the petals a light and feathery look.

Happy Friday Everyone!

Can you tell which one is Arches? Left or Right?
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.Day 4 of #showmeyourflorals and we're almost ready to move on from basic techniques into florals YAY!! I'm always going on about the importance of good quality paper so here's a little example for ya!

Both of these papers are 140lb Cold Press Paper.....so you may think they would be the same but no! One side is Arches brand and one side is Fluid 100 brand. They behave so differently and it makes a huge difference when you're painting loose florals like this. Can you tell the difference?

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