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Saturday, July 23rd, 2016


Shopify Toronto

80 Spadina Avenue, 4th Floor
Toronto, ON, Canada
M5V 2J4

Rebecca and Stephanie have teamed up to create this one-of-a kind workshop where they'll be sharing their secrets to teach you how to create stunning works of art that appear complex but are simple to make. You'll even leave the workshop with your own, ready-to-frame, 5" x 7" brush lettered quote on a beautiful, floral watercolour background. You won't want to miss it!

Registration includes:


Here's what you'll learn: No experience required!


floral Watercolour

Explore the basics of creating floral watercolours with Stephanie Fehrenbach. Stephanie will share her step-by-step process of painting soft and delicate bouquets with a focus on colour blending, layering, and how to make simple abstract shapes look like beautiful blooms (rather than the dreaded flower-blob!) She'll also share her tips on developing effective compositions and mixing your own unique palette to create expressive and dynamic paintings with a fresh and modern feel. Don't be intimidated by watercolour any longer! Enjoy the process of creating in this fun and relaxing environment, perfect for a beginner looking to learn the fundamentals or for those wishing to loosen up and bring more spontaneity to their work.

Brush Calligraphy

Learn the basics of brush calligraphy from the ground up with Rebecca Courtice. Learn what brush calligraphy is, why it differs from traditional calligraphy and how anyone can master the techniques (even if you have horrendous handwriting!) Rebecca will walk you through the basics using brush tip markers as well as paint brushes and watercolour paints- which you will have already started using with Stephanie. Learn how to form a basic calligraphy alphabet and words- then use your new skills to create your own hand lettered quote on the watercolour floral background you created earlier in the day!


Full supply kits will be provided for you & they’ll be yours to keep after the workshop! On top of these supplies, you also get a full workbook for each portion of the workshop with tips and step-by-step guides!

Floral Watercolour

  • Fluid 100 cold-press paper 
  • Arches 140lb cold-press paper  
  • Artist brushes size 12, 6, 0/1 
  • 5 tubes of Winsor & Newton Cotman watercolour paint 
  • Paint palette

Brush Calligraphy

  • 1 Tombow Fudenosuke Hard Tip Brush
  • 1 Tombow Dual Tip Brush 
  • 1 Pencil
  • Rhodia paper 
  • Trace paper  
  • Blank paper 
  • Fluid hot-press paper 
  • Artist brushes listed above
  • Watercolour paint listed above
  • Paint palette listed above


The Location

80 Spadina Avenue, 4th Floor
Toronto, ON M5V 2J4

Shopify's office lives in a heritage building at King West and Spadina Avenue. It’s within walking distance of some of the city’s best neighbourhoods! You’ll find a beautiful view of the CN Tower and great food all nearby this newly renovated space.


Stephanie is a contemporary botanical artist from Waterloo, ON. She's passionate about all things floral and loves working with others to help them explore their creativity and find their own unique style.  To her, painting is all about FUN and enjoying the process! Anyone can learn to paint with her simple techniques and guided approach.






Rebecca is a modern calligrapher, hand letterer and all-round-crafter from  Ottawa, Ontario. She has a background in Interior Design and currently has a day job doing Construction Project Management. Outside of the 9-5, Becca fills her time with admiring, teaching, producing and planning new creative projects - and encouraging others to do the same!



48-Hour Cancellation Policy

Because of limited seat availability, there will be no refunds and no rescheduling opportunities within a 48 hour cancellation notice of any workshop.