Online Course Catalogue
Welcome to The Fine Art Cafe Academy specializing in online art classes using Brusho, Alcohol Ink, Watercolor and Mixed Media.
Demonstrations and courses are shown by alphabetical order. You can use the drop-down catalogue selector to select mediums, Kids Korner and techniques.
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A Variety of Brusho Styles
Contributing Artist and Instructor Nina Morgan offers many interesting features for the beginner or intermediary student. For each of these paintings a different style has been used.
A Wispy Floral
Learn to create a wispy alcohol ink floral with artist and instructor Lynn Shield.
Altered Bag – Mixed Media
Contributing artist Pooja Sharma demonstrates her Mixed Media Holiday Altered Bag using Brusho Watercolor Crystals, paste, stamps and a variety of decorative items.
Amazing Texture with Alcohol Ink and Brusho Colour Crystals
Contributing artist Jan Hackett demonstrates how to uses Brusho Color Crystals along with alcohol ink. She walks you through a step-by-step process in painting with Brusho and alcohol ink.
An Intro to Brusho!
Contributing artist and instructor Joanne Boon Thomas shares an introduction to Brusho Watercolour Crystals. Joanne walks you through her tips and techniques on how you can create beautiful colorful artwork using Brusho by painting simple subjects such as Lavender and white florals.
Art Journal page CHAOS
Contributing Artist Monique Van dijk present her process in creating a art journal page in the world of Mixed Media Art.
Art Motifs for kids
Contributing artist Lisa Christensen shows how to create art patterns with your kids using liquid watercolor, and markers. In this demo,LisaI wants to share with you how color and line elements can make a fun composition!
Beautiful Brusho Animals
Contributing artist Sally Taylor presents her amazing tutorial creating beautiful animals using Brusho Watercolor Powders – of course!
Beautiful Brusho Flowers
Contributing artist Sally Taylor’s step-by-step online course creating Beautiful Brusho Flowers.
Beautiful Loose Tulips
Contributing artist Joanne Boon Thomas’s demonstration shows how to use transparent liquid watercolors to create beautiful loose tulips.
Birch Tree with a Palette Knife
Create a fun and organic Birch Tree using Brusho Watercolour Crystals and a palette knife.
Brusho – I Have IT, and Then What!
Learn the basics in this Brusho tutorial on how you can buy your Brusho, then what to do with it after it arrives! Brusho 101
Brusho and an Elephant stencil….. with a twist!
Contributing Artist Georgie Ng creates a beautiful Elephant Painting using Brusho Watercolor Crystals and a stencil to created a painting with a twist.
Contributing artist Joanne Boon Thomas creates beautiful butterflies by using water and Brusho to create amazing textures.
Artist and instructor Jan Hackett introduces the 34 colors of Brusho Watercolour Crystals in her live weekly series. Watch here using the Zoom tab or on YouTube every Tuesday at 7:30 pm EST.
Brusho Flowers using Wax Resist
Do you love loose floral paintings? You will love creating your own with Contributing Artist Nina Morgan as shows how she uses wax resist to create her fun florals.
Brusho Holiday Greeting Card
Contributing artist Lisa Christensen demonstrates how she creates her five-minute Holiday Greeting Card using a stamp and Brusho Watercolor Crystals.
Contributing artist Sally Taylor’s step-by-step online course creating Beautiful Brusho Landscapes.
Brusho Lilium Flowers
Contributing artist Stelena Hristova shares her process in creating her beautiful Brusho Liliums.
Sally Taylor artist and contributor on The Fine Art Cafe Academy demonstrates how to create her fun Brusho Snowflakes from the 2020 Winter Holiday Bash.
Steps of Creating a Brusho Sunflower
Brusho, Glue and Water Technique
Contributing artist Elizabeth Collins demonstrates using Brusho Watercolor Crystals, Water and Glue to make beautiful abstract Brusho art.
Cards with Lisa
Contributing Artist Lisa Christensen shares her watercolor and stamping tips to create greeting cards.
Colorful Ostrich Brusho Watercolor Crystals Lesson
Contributing artist Jan Hackett creates a fun Ostrich using the vibrant and amazing colors of Brusho Watercolor Crystals.
Colour – 1st steps
Learn how to apply colour theory with Brusho Watercolour Crystals. Artist and Instructor Sally Taylor walks you through some basic steps in using Brusho.
Colourful Tiger with Brusho
Contributing artist Sally Taylor demonstrates using Brusho Watercolor Crystals her steps in creating a beautiful and vibrant Brusho Tiger.
Creating Brusho Seahorses
Learn to create Brusho Watercolor Crystal Seahorses with Kaz Bell. An fun free demo for adults and kids.
Creating Magic with Brusho
Take your Brusho knowledge to the next level with this four week comprehensive course. The instructor guides you step-by-step through each of the five paintings, plus two bonus paintings. During the four weeks every seven days it is like receiving a fun and exciting package as you receive access to the next lesson. This course will take your knowledge of using Brusho and your art to the next level.
Drawing an Easter Bunny
Contributing Artist Jan Hackett show how to draw a cute and fun Easter Bunny. After you have yours drawn you can decorate your bunny with any medium. If you have watercolor pencils we show you the basics of using them.
Drawing Horses Made Easy
Learn how to draw two versions of a horse with Sally Taylor. Sally shows how using shapes makes drawing easy.
Drawing Silly Faces
Learn to create fun and silly faces with your kids. You’ll make memories with them that will last a lifetime.
Drawing Silly Penguins
If you like how cute Penguins are, I know I do. I just think they are adorable! You can learn to draw 3 different silly penguins in this fun kid’s tutorial. We even paint one with watercolors.
Drawing Techniques – Faces
Contributing artist Sally Taylor’s demo on how to draw a face will show you how to break a face down into the right segments and where facial features are placed.
Drawing Techniques – Thirds
Contributing artist Sally Taylor’s demo on show how to layout a draw. Sally walks you through the basics of the third format.
Feathers Created with Brusho
Contributing artist Jill Spriggs demonstrates how she creates her fun and beautiful feathers using Brusho Watercolour Powders.
Florals with Ink and Brusho Workshop
Use code FLORALSFORALL for your $30.00 discount at checkout. Contributor and Artist Lisa Christensen brings a fun and meditative floral course using ink in different forms. Florals can be a challenge to paint using watercolor, but Lisa shows how fun and easy you can learn to create your own florals.
Fun Brusho Birds
Artist and Contributor Nadja Yabrova demonstrates how she creates her fun birds in her presentation from the Brusho Fun FB group during the 12 Day Holiday Bash in 2020.
Grizzly Blue – Brusho on Canvas
Contributing artist Lynn Shield gives step-by-step instructions on how to create your own colorful Grizzly Blue bear on canvas.
Holiday Brusho and SprinkleIT Wreath
This Holiday Wreath is created on Stonehenge Aqua Black Watercolor Paper using Brusho and SprinkleIT. It sparkles and glistens as it add that special touch to your holiday decor.
Jodi Epp artist and contributor on The Fine Art Cafe Academy demonstrates how to create her fun Holiday Candles from the 2020 Winter Holiday Bash.
Holiday Fir Tree Greeting Cards
Nadja Yabrova artist and contributor on The Fine Art Cafe Academy demonstrates how to create fun holiday greeting cards from the 12 Winter Bash on the Brusho Fun Facebook group.
Learn to paint Holly by Artist and Contributor Teresa K Brown.
Ink and Brusho
Contributing artist Cally Lawson demonstrates using Brusho Color Crystals and her bold line art to create a vibrant fall leaf. She walks you through her steps how she paints with Brusho.
Artist, Contributor and Founder of The Fine Art Cafe Academy presents creating Jingle Bells with Brusho on several different papers.
Create your very own Jolly Santa along with Artist and Instructor Teresa K Brown. Teresa uses Brusho Watercolour Crystals for her Santa, but you can also use traditional watercolors if you have them.
Julia’s Rose Peony Using Brusho
Demonstration of Creating a Brusho Peony
Kingfisher using Brusho and Watercolors
Create a fun and vibrant Kingfisher using Brusho Watercolor Crystals and Watercolor with Contributor Kaz Bell.
Create a beautiful field of Lavender flowers using Brusho with Contributing Artist Teresa K Brown.
Live Presentations using Brusho
A compilation of the live presentations from the Facebook group “Brusho Fun”.
Loving Lions Created with Brusho Watercolor Powders
Loving Lions Created Using Brusho on Photo Paper
Contributing artist Teresa K Brown brings her amazing horse to life using Brusho. She walks you through step-by-step how to create your own horse. Teresa has added a bonuse on how to Zen Doodle on the horse and mane to make your painting truly your own master piece.
Lisa Christensen artist and contributor on The Fine Art Cafe Academy demonstrates how to create her holiday Mistletoe from the 12 Winter Bash 2020 on the Brusho Fun Facebook group.
Contributing artist and instructor Nina Morgan walks you through her process of using Brusho to create her vibrant Brusho Momma Cat.
Nautical Boats Using Alcohol Ink
Learn to create to nautical boats with alcohol ink and alcohol ink markers. Both of these to boats were also taught for a Facebook group. All members of the group pick a month and teach new techniques and styles. It’s my pleasure to bring both of these paintings to The Fine Art Cafe Academy. Enjoy!
Octopus Using Brusho on Canvas
This follow along with this WIP where I’m showing how I create an amazing background using Brusho on a 10 x 10 gesso prepped canvas to create a Octopus.
Oswald the Ostrich
Contributing Artist and Instructor Nina Morgan shares how she created her cute and fun Oswald the Ostrich using Brusho Watercolor Crystals.
Painting a Bunny with Brusho
Contributing artist Sally Taylor walks you through how to draw this cute floppy eared bunny then how to apply only a couple colors of the vibrant Brusho Watercolor Crystals to create this fun little guy.
Painting a Red Flower
Contributing Artist and Instructor Lynn Shield walks you through creating a beautiful red Brusho flower in her tutorial.
Virtual painting parties, where artists share tips and tricks while creating amazing paintings.
Peacock in a Tree
Nina Morgan artist and contributor shares how she does a rough sketch in ink then paints with Brusho,
Peacock using Brusho and Watercolors
Create a fun Peacock along with Kaz Bell using Brusho Crystals and trditional Watercolors.
Pepper Created with Brusho Watercolor Crystals
Steps of a Brusho Pet Portrait
Poppy Head with Brusho
Joanne Boon Thomas demonstrates how she creates her beautiful Brusho Poppie Head painting.
Reindeer with Brusho
Sally Taylor artist and contributor on The Fine Art Cafe Academy demonstrates how to create an amazing Brusho Reindeer.
Learn to work on canvas with Brusho to create Rough Seas. This painting is full of movement and power.
Slash Rock Star Portrait
If you love the Rock group Guns N’ Roses you want to learn to create Slash Rock Star Portrait along with your instructor Nadja Yabrova. Nadja takes you on a step by step on a journey using Brusho Watercolour Crystals.
Soft Pastel Blending
Contributing Artist Jodi Epp demonstrates using soft pastels to create her delicious lemons.
Stamping and using Brusho and other Watercolor Mediums
In this tutorial you will learn about using waterproof ink, brusho, and watercolor to make some beautiful cards, and artwork with Artist and Instuctor LIsa Christensen.
The Visitor – Brusho Watercolor Crystal Cardinal
Brusho Cardinal Demonstration
Triptych of Lemons
Nadja Yabrova presents a Triptych of Lemons. Learn to create all three fun paintings.
Vibrant Greeting Cards with Brushos
Take your stamps and Brushos to the next level creating vibrant, beautiful greeting cards that stand out from the crowd in this fun self-paced tutorial. For more detailed information check out the Feature Course tab.
Watercolor Palette Talk
Contributing Artist Lisa Christensen talks about setting up a watercolor palette for Plein Air Painting and her go to colors.
What Is It Wednesday with Brusho
Contributing artist Nina Morgan takes you on a journey of creativity to find art in the sprinkles and spritzs of Brusho Watercolour Crystals. She helps you to find your imagination and be free in creativity.
Winter Window using Brusho
Jodi Epp artist and contributor on The Fine Art Cafe Academy demonstrates how to create her frosty window pane painting for the 2020 Winter Holiday Bash.