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.
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French Escapade V.I.E.W./ONLINE
March 15 - March 16
Online|V.I.E.W French Escapade
March 15 & 16, 2021
10am to 1pm Pacific Time
Join Cindy Briggs as we virtually travel to the romantic Amalfi Coast with picturesque Italian seaside villages built up along the cliffs. Cindy shares paintings from her travel sketchbook as studies for the lessons in this workshop. “The Amalfi Coast is one of the most beautiful places in the world to visit, I can’t wait to go back. Until then, let’s share this experience together.”
On day one: We’ll go to Ravello, and capture the view looking down past flowers, cypress trees, the classic architecture and distant view. You’ll discover how to capture the colorful walls, sky, seaview and landscape with captivating mingled watercolors. A simplified drawing is provided. Discover the importance of painting a foreground, middle ground and background to suggest distance.
On day two: We’ll paint a scene from Positano, featured in “Under the Tuscan Sun” this beach town is a treasure for the eyes. Cindy shares how to simplify the scene from her watercolor sketchbook studies and photographs from her travels. Be sure to have Cobalt Teal Blue for this lesson, you’ll love experimenting with this color as Cindy shares how to make the most of warm and cool colors in her paintings.
In this interactive class, Cindy will share their creativity through step-by-step demo(s) each day.
Q&A and personal feedback is what makes this a “Live” enriching experience.
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.