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Smithsonian Studio Arts Workshop – Tuscan Poppies in Watercolor

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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Smithsonian Studio Arts Workshop – Tuscan Poppies in Watercolor

December 4 @ 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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Smithsonian Studio Arts Workshop - Tuscan Poppies in Watercolor

December 4, 2021
11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST

Studio Arts Workshop on Zoom

Virtually escape to Tuscany for a day of painting colorful poppies. Begin by drawing a poppy with flowing organic lines, then paint it with mingling colors. To complete the scene, learn to paint old stone walls and trees dappled with light. Create drama with light and shadow, and develop a field of poppies drawing freehand or using an instructor-provided tracing. Some previous watercolor experience is useful.


December 4
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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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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