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Techniques of the Masters in Water and Skies: October 28-30
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 Techniques of the Masters in Water and Skies
Emmy Award Winning Artist David Dunlop
Thursday, October 28 - Saturday, October 30th, 2021
9:30am - 4:00pm
Member Price: $550
 
Join award-winning master artist David Dunlop for “Techniques of the Masters in Water and Skies”
 
This workshop focuses on water; how artists have applied varied techniques, designs, palettes, materials, and iconology across time and cultures to paint water, how visual perception and cultural ideas are translated into painting water whether a stream, a pond, waves on the shore or cascades, and how you can learn to paint the subject persuasively and confidently.

In this workshop we learn what triggers our perception of motion and space; how to use recipes for luminosity, halation, sparkle, light refraction effects and after image effects; how simultaneous and successive contrast principles can create more exciting paintings; how historic color symbolism can be use to amplify emotion. We look at the work of color scientists (M. Chevreul and Ogden Rood) who changed the direction of painting. We will demonstrate color mixing, and blending and the joys of radiant translucence found in painting water.

Personal instruction will be offered to artists working in oil, watercolor and acrylic
 
Artist Biography:
David Dunlop’s work is held by major corporations and he has been reviewed extensively, in, e.g., The New York Times and Art New England.
 
American Art Collector, June 2020, chose David’s painting, “Brooklyn Bridge Ascending” for its cover, and previewed his solo show, “Luminous Adventures,” at Susan Powell Fine Art, Madison, CT. Artists Magazine published two articles written by David, “Seasonal Transitions” and “May I Direct Your Attention?,” in April 2020 and July/August 2020. He was recently profiled in Chinese Oil Paintings, November 2019.
 
David won an Emmy in 2009 as host and writer of the 13-show national PBS television series, “Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop.” He is the instructor in a multi-DVD series on painting landscapes, blogs regularly, and has a following on YouTube. He has been an artist/lecturer at many institutions, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
 
 
Members: $550
Non-members: $600
 
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