October 23-26, 2017   Paint Beautiful Carmel-by-the-Sea

Nourish your art and soul on the California Coast in this Carmel-by-the-Sea Watercolor Workshop with creative poetic writing and more.. Cindy Briggs will demonstrate how to create a creative journal incorporating sketching, painting, writing, and mixed media or choose to just paint all week. Excursions to a variety of locations which may include: Carmel by the Sea, Carmel Beach, Carmel Valley, Mission Ranch, Carmel Mission, local vineyards, etc.  Lodging, Meals and transportation is on your own.

Workshop Package includes multiple lessons and demonstrations by Cindy Briggs with personalized instruction, BONUS:  Creative Writing Sessions to incorporate into your journal with writer, composer, jazz singer and creative coach – Carol Frazier, owner of Compose Yourself, Creating Intentional Living.  BONUS:  Catered party on Thursday, October 26.

Itinerary may change – location’s can vary based on the weather and group dynamics
Monday, October 23 1:00pm Sketchbook Painting in and around Downtown Carmel with Creative Inspiriations by Carol. Professional Chefs Cookoff at the Vineyards option on Monday night.
Tuesday, October 24  10am meet at Carmel Mission bring a sac lunch, painting til 4.  Creative Writing Session after lunch. Optional early dinner or appetizers at Mission Ranch. Individual tabs.   Reservations to be made for group.
Wednesday, October 25, 9:30 Painting until noon lunch til 2:00 painting until 5. Creative Writing Session on the beach. Free night
Thursday, October 26, Painting all day stopping by 4 for artshow party early evening catered appetizers and music.

What: Each day and location are chosen to give you beautiful and nourishing environments to write, create, and allow your voice to come to projects. As creatives, we all need creative time, space and creative energy to write. This retreat is for you if you need to get away, ground yourself, discover and expand your talents.

To sign up just click the prefered package BUY NOW button on the right.
Cindy Briggs Paint Carmel-by-the-Sea $560.

Cancellation Terms:  We suggest you purchase travel insurance for refunds.
50% refund if cancelled by September 15, 2017
No refunds after September 16, 2017
Note:  I have enough students to have the event October 23-26

Lodging:  I recommend Mission Ranch, and your choice of many hotels near downtown Carmel for easy access to dining and the beach. Carmel Ranch is lovely, AirB&B, VRBO, B&B’s and nearby campgrounds offer you a range of options based on your budget.   Book early for more options.

Flights:  There is a Shuttle to the San Jose Airport, or just rent a car and drive down.  Monterey Airport is about 30 minutes away from Carmel.


NOTE:  If you have any problems with the BUY NOW button, you can email me at

CindyBriggsArt@gmail.com and I’ll send you my address to mail a check and/or a

Paypal invoice that you can pay with a Credit or Debit Card.


Cindy Briggs Watercolor Retreat Fee: $545

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