Upcoming Workshops

Alla Prima Still Life  NOW ONLINE!
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
June 15-19, 2020

Responding to the still life motif, learn how to build an oil painting directly, with the emphasis on color. The workshop will begin with a painting demonstration, followed by painting sessions in which students will be guided through a series of focused procedures: composing a painting and establishing tonal design, mixing color, achieving harmony and palette organization, applying large color masses, and using principles of oil viscosity to build form into wet-into-wet painting.

To register, please go to www.pafa.org
or call 215-972-2028

Flower Painting Marathon with Individual Critiques
Arts Council of Princeton
Rescheduled to September 2020

This workshop will focus on alla prima oil painting technique with a focus on palette organization, control of color mixing in tonal painting, use of mediums, composition, and learning to see in painterly abstract terms. Each day will consist of lecture and demonstration, followed by painting with one-on-one instruction. Students are welcome to bring paintings for an individual critique session.

To register, please go to www.artscouncilofprinceton.org
or call 609-924-8777
Looking forward to painting together!

Oil Painting Concepts and Techniques En Plein Air
Acadia Workshop Center
Bernard, Maine
August 10-14, 2020 POSTPONED to Summer 2021

This workshop will focus on oil painting techniques in working directly from observation in the Maine landscape. This includes: approaches to composition in drawing and painting from observation such as gesture, tonal design, proportion, and atmospheric color harmony; Materials and techniques in oil painting such as grounds, pigments, solvents, palette organization, and color mixing; Landscape painting as a practice and as a source for other work.

To register, go to www.acadiaworkshopcenter.com
or call 207-460-4119

Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. March 2020
Bainbridge Island, WA. Summer 2020 
Brooklyn, NY. TBA
New Orleans, LA. TBA

For inquiries about future workshops or to make a request, please email me!
Thank you!!

Painting at Seawall, Acadia National Park, Maine, with Paul DuSold, 2018