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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March 2019

Sandy Watercolor Guild: Flowing Lines & Flowing Colors

March 16, 2019 @ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

March 16, 2019
Cindy Briggs Watercolors
Sandy Watercolor Guild Demonstration & Workshop. 9:30-3:30.

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June 2019

Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT – Studio Workshops

June 11, 2019 - August 13, 2019

Studio Watercolor Workshops with Cindy Briggs
March 22, 2019
March 26 – April 9, 2019
April 13, 2019

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July 2019

Park City Plein Air

July 16, 2019 - July 19, 2019

July 16-19, 2019
Plein Air workshop with Cindy Briggs and Theresa Goesling. Paint in and around scenic Park City, Utah in your Watercolor Sketchbook. Charming Main Street and stunning landscapes await you in this historic mountain ski town. We’ll show you how to draw with flowing lines and paint with jazzed up colors in this watercolor workshop with personalized and group instruction.

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October 2019

Tuscany, Italy – Plein Air Workshop

October 3, 2019 - October 10, 2019

October 3-10, 2019
Join Cindy Briggs & Theresa Goesling
We are so excited to return to Tuscany for our Fourth tour. We’ll be staying in the Chianti region for this new trip. And visiting some of our favorite destinations with our Guide Jackie with French Escapades. She delivers an amazing package as she takes care of the group and we’ll be exploring new gorgeous places to paint.

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December 2019

Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT – Studio Workshops

December 10, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - February 12, 2020 @ 4:00 PM
Kimball Art Center, 1401 Kearns Blvd
Park City, UT 84060 United States

Paint Watercolors with Cindy at the Kimball Art Center

Winter Watercolors
Tuesday December 10, 2019
10am-3pm $110

Watercolor Journaling
Tuesday January 7, 2020
10am-3pm $110

Watercolor Portraits
Tuesday February 11, 2020
Wednesday February 12, 2020
10am-3pm $200

Call to sign up at 438-649-8882 or visit

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January 2020

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT – Lifelong Learning Center

January 9 - February 22
University of Utah – Lifelong Learning Center, 540 Arapeen Dr #210
Salt Lake City, UT 84108 United States

January 9-14-16, 2020 “Easy Start Watercolors” 6:00pm -9:00pm
January 11 & 18, 2020 “Quick Start Watercolors” 10:00am -3:30pm
February 13, 2020 “Watercolor Roses” 6:00pm -9:00pm
February 22, 2020 “Colors of Utah” 10:00am -4:00pm
Class is held at the University of Utah Lifelong Learning Center

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Desert Colors

January 28 - January 30
La Quinta CA United States + Google Map

With Theresa Goesling and Cindy Briggs
La Quinta, California
January 28, 29, 30 Watercolor Journaling & Mixed Media
This fun class is for all levels. Drawing, painting, and journaling will be demonstrated. This is a plein air workshop, we’ll be visiting different sites around the La Quinta/Palm Desert area including the Living Desert Gardens & Zoo.

Discover how to draw with flowing lines and paint with flowing colors. This class is for beginner to intermediate levels. Learn basics skills while completing multiple colorful paintings in your sketchbook. We will be painting outdoors in a shaded area for this workshop so dress accordingly. We preview our locations and plan our lessons to make it wonderful experience for everyone. Living Desert Entry Fee included.

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June 2020

Summer Watercolor Figures

June 16 - June 18
Beach Figures CBriggs

June 16 & 18, 2020
6PM - 8:30PM

Take the fear out of figure painting as you capture skin tones and sunshine with your paintbrush. Begin with a tracing to get general shapes just right, then change the figures, hair styles, colors, and clothing to fit your own design. Discover how to mix skin tones with light and shadow in mind, and layer on mingled color to get the desired effect on the skin, in the hair, and clothing. Recommended for experienced beginners to intermediate artists.

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July 2020

“LIVE” ONLINE: Layer-it-Up Watercolor Flower Pot

July 15
Layer it Up Flowers UofU

July 15, 2020
6PM - 9PM

Create a colorful flowerpot brimming with flowers as you learn to draw connecting shapes and mix and mingle paint to create layers of color and dimension. Use both “wet on dry” and “wet on wet” techniques to create dappled light and deep shadows for a dramatic lighting effect. This simplified but satisfying process will allow you to create one or more flowerpots during class. Images of European scenes will be provided, or work from a photo of your own front porch. All levels of experience are welcome.

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“LIVE” ONLINE: Quick Sketch Watercolors – Utah

July 18
Near Coalville CBriggs Utah Quick Sketch

July 18, 2020
10AM - 4PM

Loosen up your watercolor practice as you draw and paint Utah scenes the Quick Sketch way. Learn to mix a palette of local colors - wonderful greens to a myriad of earth tones – and draw with organic lines, focusing on shapes and adding detail as you go. A number (2-5) of finished paintings will be created from your favorite images of Utah and/or ones provided by the instructor. All levels of experience are welcome.

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Online Watercolor Programs

Learn to Paint with Cindy Briggs

From Cindy’s Studio and her travels, Cindy has created a series of watercolor programs for you to paint from home. Online programs include lesson modules, Paint-Along webinars, Private Facebook Groups, and more. Click on a program below to find out more.

Watercolor Tuscany
Quick Sketch Program Watercolor Online Workshops
Watercolors by the Sea
Online Art Studio with Cindy Briggs
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