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Life in Provence – Watercolor V.I.E.W. Workshop

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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Life in Provence – Watercolor V.I.E.W. Workshop

October 26 - October 27

Cindys Bicycle Sketch
Life in Provence – Watercolor V.I.E.W. Workshop

Life in Provence – Watercolor V.I.E.W. Workshop

Oct 26-27, 2020
10:00AM -1:00PM

Join Cindy painting from her “Life in Provence” series as we loosen up, capture the joy and the expressive colors of Provence virtually as we use my Plein Air paintings as a guide for new colorful studio paintings. “Painting on location en plein air painting is an immersive experience. Being on site you create a memory that includes the spirit of the place – the true colors, sounds, energy of the experience. Often I’ll bring my plein air paintings and studies home to create new versions infused with the feelings that I had painting on location.” Lets virtually visit Provence for 2 days and paint with flowing watercolors”.

In this interactive class, Cindy will share her Plein Air Painting Process through a step-by-step demo each day. Q&A and personal feedback is what makes this a “Live” enriching experience.

Day One: Market Bicycle in L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
One of my favorite things to do was ride my bicycle around the countryside and in town and find things to paint. Often using my bicycle as my studio. Refining my quick sketch painting to a more finished painting we’ll add a charming basket and flowers from the market to a more colorful bicycle. After living in L’Isle-Sur-La-Sorge, it was fun to return there with French Escapade recently. In this lesson you’ll see how to add to a scene and how you can make it your own. With a tracing provided you’ll be ready for this step-by-step lesson and encouraging critique.

Day Two: Abbey Notre-Dame de Sénanque
This sublime Cistercian Abbey near the village of Gordes is one of my favorite places to paint in Provence. If you time it right, you’ll hear the Cistercian Monks singing as you paint. Discover how to simplify the scene, develop a value study and harmonious color strategy, paint with flowing expressive colors, experiment with lost and found edges and capture the spirit of the this unique location in the heart of Provence.

Level: High Beginner and Intermediate

Capacity: Max 16 participants

Price: US$ 178 for 2 sessions of 3 hours each

Location: Online


October 26
October 27
Provence Passageway NEW

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.

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