Cindy Briggs' workshops are focused on developing your own style and building confidence as you develop a deeper understanding of design and watercolor techniques. She creates an enriching and positive atmosphere for all levels of artists. Discover her process from start to finish to create paintings with dramatic light, jazzed up harmonious colors, and captivating compositions.
Dramatic Landscapes – Zion National Park | goterracotta.org
September 30 - October 1
Dramatic Landscapes - Zion National Park | goterracotta.org
September 30 – October 1, 2021
The enduring, grand landscapes of Zion await you. You’ll explore in this workshop how to capture the stone monuments in watercolors from Cindy’s Utah palette of color mixes. As you ascend with your paintbrush from the valley floor to the tops of the rocks, you’ll discover there is so much more to see and capture with watercolors.
We’ll use powerful to delicate shapes, captivating light, and shadow to develop our paintings with demonstrations from start to finish. We’ll start with a Zion Quick Sketch, so you’ll build your confidence with your on-location drawing and painting skills as a warmup. Then, we’ll complete a studio painting, going more in-depth with techniques and explore color.
Students who are enrolled in both Dramatic Landscapes workshops and receive a bonus video lesson.nus video lesson.
Watercolor step-by-step video & bonus quick sketch lesson available through open studio online.
Imagine traveling to Provence and painting the old world architecture with its charming textured stonework, lavender shutters and climbing vines.
From start to finish of this 145 min instruction video, you'll discover how to draw with flowing lines, mix captivating mingled watercolors directly on the paper, and create the illusion of dramatic sunlight and shadows.
Bonus: Cindy shares her quick-sketch technique so you can quickly capture your experiences and vision in your watercolor journal.