Get Watercolor Sketchbook Inspiration with Gina Rossi Armfield!

Sketchbook Inspiration Gina Rossi Armfield 300Mixed-media watercolor artist Gina Rossi Armfield will host an online event to help you find inspiration for your watercolor sketchbook! Join Gina on Thursday, May 21 at 1pm (EDT) for an hour of sketching and watercolor instruction in which you’ll get all of Gina’s best tips for incorporating inspiration images. The best part? Even if you think you can’t draw or sketch, Gina will show you how you can include sketches and drawings while improving your skills. And as always, you’ll get an opportunity to ask questions of Gina! (Already have a question for Gina? Add it in the comments section below then tune into the webinar to get your answer!)



The Details

Date: Thursday, May 21

Time: 1pm (EDT) Don’t worry if you can’t join the live event at 1pm. Complete your registration to receive a recording of the webinar plus the demonstration video!

Where: Your computer via GoToWebinar (Be sure to check the GoToWebinar system requirements to ensure your computer or device will support the GoToWebinar software).


What you’ll get:

Before the live event you’ll receive a link to complete your registration.

After the live event you’ll receive a recording of the full webinar and a watercolor and sketching demonstration video. Remember, you don’t have to attend the live event to receive the videos–just complete the registration!

Materials List

  • Reference Images
  • Image printed on matte photo paper (matte photo paper is different than matte surface photos–matte photo paper, such as by Kodak, allows you to print photos from your home computer.)
  • 140-lb. cold press watercolor paper
  • waterproof ink pen, fine or extra fine point (Gina uses a Sakura Pigma Micron 02)
  • No. 4 and No. 6 round watercolor brushes
  • variety of watercolor paints
  • Glue stick
  • metal ruler
  • small spray bottle with water (optional)
  • triangle ruler (optional)


About Gina Rossi Armfield

no_excuses_watercolor_COVERGina Rossi Armfield is a painter, photographer, wife and mother. She lives in Southern California with her husband, Mark, two sons, Grayson and Payton, and a herd of furry critters. Gina started painting when she was six years old and was lucky enough to find many mentors along the way who encouraged her to pursue her talents. She grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, and in addition to painting, spent most of her time riding and showing horses. A passion for the four-leggeds endures to this day and can be seen in much of her work. Gina received her degrees in fine art and education. She has taught people of all ages and continues to enrich her life by sharing her gifts with others.

Gina is the author of No Excuses Art Journaling (North Light, 2013), No Excuses Watercolor (North Light, 2015) and host of two North Light mixed-media instructional videos: Art Journaling With Gina Rossi Armfield: The No Excuses Approach to Drawing and Watercolor, and Art Journaling With Gina Rossi Armfield: The No Excuses Approach to Mixed-Media Collage. Gina can be found teaching around the country and through her online eCourses. You can find her on her website

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