Cindy Briggs


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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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Watercolor Zion Workshop | University of Utah Online Class

September 26 & September 28, 2023 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST

Capture the drama of Zion's stone cathedrals with color. You'll discover how to manipulate the consistency of watercolor to create light and shadow shapes. Following your instructor's step-by-step lesson, you'll mingle select colors to make your own color statement. A tracing is provided to give you an easy start.

Quick Sketch Watercolors Workshop | University of Utah Online Class

September 30, 2023 at 10:00 am -4:00 pm PST

Capture your travels and daily life with flowing lines and flowing colors. Using fine-point markers and transparent watercolor, you will see how quickly you can create exciting, spontaneous small paintings with a range of selected subjects--from still-life and architecture to landscapes and beautiful skies. This class is great for all levels of experience. Subjects change each time the class is taught so you can sign up as often as you'd like! Participants are encouraged to bring a selection of reference photos or use those provided by the instructor.

Watercolor Journaling and Fine Art Painting in Western Sicily

SALINARA – Art Farm Contrada Spagnola, Marsala, TP, Italy

with Theresa Goesling and Cindy Briggs
October 8 – 15, 2023

Join Cindy Briggs and Theresa Goesling for their 1st workshop at the stunning Salinara Art Farm on the west coast of Sicily.

Sicily is a unique island that has been shaped by many cultures over many thousands of years. Salinara is a 10 minute walk from the Sea, close by are salt pans with windmills, lined vineyards and olive groves.

Come to paint en plein air or just to enjoy the company of fellow artists.

Quick-Sketch Watercolors: 2 Session Weekend Course | Smithsonian Studio Arts

2 sessions from Saturday, December 2, 2023 to Saturday, December 9, 2023 - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET

Discover how to quickly capture a variety of subjects with loose lines and painterly colors using a quick sketch watercolors method. This go-with-the-flow technique is perfect for studies, travel journals, and finished fine art.

Amaryllis in Watercolor | 2 Session Evening Studio Arts Course

2 sessions from Tuesday, December 5, 2023 to Wednesday, December 6, 2023 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. ET

Amaryllises, whose name comes from the Greek word for “to sparkle,” are often given as holiday gifts. Fine-tune a drawing of an amaryllis from a provided tracing, then focus on creating captivating, colorful shapes while preserving white areas with masking fluid. As you add details, the rhythmic lines and soft folds of the petals become even more vibrant and lifelike. End with a dramatic floral painting that will brighten winter days and last forever.

Watercolor Painting Workshop in Santa Fe | French Escapade

May 10-15, 2024

Hosted by: French Escapade

Join Cindy Briggs & Theresa Goesling for a Watercolor Painting Workshop in Santa Fe. Paint plein air, simplify subjects, jazz up colors & experiment with techniques. All mediums welcome!

Watercolor Painting Workshops in Giverny (Aug 17-24, 2024) | French Escapade

Aug 10-17 and Aug 17-24, 2024

Hosted by: French Escapade

Join Cindy Briggs & Theresa Goesling for a Watercolor Painting Workshops in Giverny. Paint plein air, simplify subjects, jazz up colors & experiment with techniques. All mediums welcome! You’ll enjoy inspiring locations such as Monet’s garden, daily painting demonstrations, personalized instruction, and encouraging support from Cindy and Theresa.

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