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Simply Start Painting Watercolors (3 Session Evening Course) | Smithsonian Studio Arts 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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Simply Start Painting Watercolors (3 Session Evening Course) | Smithsonian Studio Arts Workshop

June 4 @ 6:00 PM - June 6 @ 9:00 PM

Simply Start Painting Watercolors evening studio arts course
Simply Start Painting Watercolors

Simply Start Painting Watercolors (3 Session Evening Studio Arts Course) │ Smithsonian Studio Arts Weekend Workshop

3 sessions from June 4 ​to June 6, 2024​

Upcoming Sessions:

  • Tuesday, ​June 4, 2024 – ​6:00 p.m. ​to 9:00 p.m. ET​
  • Wednesday, June 5, 2024 – 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, June 6, 2024 – 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET

The limitless creative possibilities of watercolor can be a bit intimidating for beginning students. In this series of classes, focus on the basics of watercolor with methods that narrow parameters, without sacrificing your creativity and the artistry of the medium.

Learn what supplies make all the difference and how to manipulate your brush to create flowing lines, as well as how to mix, mingle, and control watercolor so you achieve the effects you want. In class, talk about how to make corrections and fine-tune your work. As you build your confidence in each session, create one or more paintings and explore how values create depth, shapes can be defined, and color adds character.

Special Program Information

  • The instructor is Cindy Briggs.
  • This program includes 3 sessions, 3 hours each.

General Information

  • This studio arts program is a Zoom Meeting to allow for patron and instructor interaction online.
  • All Studio Arts programs require an online ticket for each participant so that the instructor can provide individual attention to every student registered for the online program.
  • This program will be recorded.


Smithsonian Studio Arts:

Cindy Briggs is proud to collaborate with Smithsonian Studio Arts, a prestigious institution in the United States. Our workshops are curated to meet the highest standards set by this esteemed organization, ensuring a rich and fulfilling artistic experience.

Thank you for choosing Smithsonian Studio Arts for your watercolor journey. We look forward to inspiring and nurturing your artistic spirit in this exciting workshop series.

Note: This program is in high demand, and spaces are limited. 

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