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Mudge Pond
David Dunlop Solo Show
Opening Reception - Friday, May 19, 5-8 pm \ Lecture, May 20th TBA
Susan Powell Fine Art | 679 Boston Post Road | Madison, CT 06443
203-318-0616 | www.susanpowellfineart.com

Solo Exhibition and Lecture - David Dunlop Paints the Northwest Corner
October 7, 2016 to January 8, 2017
Artist Reception on November 8th from 5 to 7PM and Artist Lecture on Sunday, November 20th at 1pm

The White Gallery
| 342 Main Street, Lakeville, CT 06039 | www.thewhitegalleryart.com | 860-435-1029
Open Friday- Sunday 12-5PM
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Color: Its Meanings and Uses across Time and Cultures
Sunday, March 5, 2017· 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm · $20
Course ID: DDSU430PM352017
Silvermine Art Guild |
1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT 06840 | 203-966-6668 ext. 2

How does color work in a painting or, a memory? How does color convey meaning? Travel through time to see how Greeks, Persians, Native Americans, Chinese and Europeans find and apply varieties of meaning through color. Explore color theories and technologies as they evolve across time and cultures. How does our contemporary culture signal meaning with different hues, different surfaces, and different brightness’s? How are we influenced by color? How do we read color today vs. the past? How does color influence our choices for our home, car, clothing and art?

The Science of Expression: Art and Design
Saturday, April 29, 2017· 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm · $20-$25
Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County |
Lectured located at Westport Arts Center | 51 Riverside Ave | Westport, CT 06880

David is giving his lecture as a benefit for CAFC at the Westport Arts Center. David's lecture will explore the following questions: What subconscious processes are in play when we look at art, when we make art, when we decide to acquire art?  How does our biology direct our making and perception of art?  How do culture and biology determine art?  How have they done this across time and place? How have we our ideas and purposes for art changed with culture, science and technology?



New Horizons and Old Traditions in Landscape Painting (Oil, Watercolor and Acrylic)
5 Sessions · April 3 – April 7, 2017 · Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
10:00 am – 3:00 pm · $870
Course ID: DDMTUWTHF1000AM432017
Silvermine Art Guild |
1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT 06840 | 203-966-6668 ext. 2

Learn techniques and traditions of “Old Master” landscape painters from Rembrandt to Turner, Claude of Lorraine to the American Hudson River painters. There will be demonstrations of the Dutch 17th Century painters in oils; French Impressionists and their palette choices, brushstrokes, compositions and color theories; Hudson River painters will trace their European influences, drawing and design system. We will conclude with contemporary currents in landscape painting including new materials and media. There will be daily demonstrations in watercolor and oil daily followed by personal attention and counsel.

Techniques of the Masters
April 20-23, 2017 | Thurs. - Mon. | 9 am to 4 pm
Members $599, non-members $650, (Non-refundable deposit to hold your spot, $50)

The Cultural Center At Ponte Vedra Beach | 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 |
Phone: (904) 280-0614 | Fax: (904) 280-0616
Skill Level: All levels welcome | Participants can use watercolor, oil, acrylic or mixed media
This four-day fine art workshop features David Dunlop, Emmy award-winning writer of the PBS television series Landscapes through Time. Learn how to paint landscapes using a comprehensive combination of traditional and modern techniques. Participants will concentrate on the origins and evolution of landscape painting by studying color, water, and skies. Daily demonstrations and individually tailored instruction will help each student realize his or her personal painting ambitions. Half of the workshop will be spent in the studio and the other half will be plein air (weather permitted). Evening photo walks will also be a part of the workshop.


Natural Elements:  Learn to Paint Nature using Historic and Contemporary Techniques
June 17th - June 18th | Saturday & Sunday | 9 am to 4 pm
Members $270; Non-member $295
Day One: The subject is water. We learn to paint the illusions of translucent water (lakes, tide pools, vernal pools) with reflections that shimmer and quiver and the effects of reflections on wet city streets. We consider how color changes in reflections, beneath translucent surfaces, and within shadows. Your instructor will demonstrate all aspects of painting water in oil, watercolor and acrylic. You will learn how past masters like Sargent, Turner and Winslow Homer all painted water and, how contemporary artists are responding to the subject of water. A demonstration is provided each day. This first day will also include a capsule history of landscape painting with an introduction to the foundations of landscape paintings palettes, compositions, linear and atmospheric perspective. This introduction takes you across time to show you how artists worked, the tools they used, and how traditions have evolved affecting the way we see and make art today.
Day Two: From Representation to Abstraction in Nature. Learn new
strategies to make more believable landscapes and then how to abstract
and expand your expression of nature (from deep vistas to intimate gardens). Learn how to apply methods found in jewelry-making like cloisonné, or guilloche techniques in your painting. Learn new ways to design your pictures by borrowing from other cultures and times in oil, acrylics, watercolor, and mixed media. Learn how to apply new insights from psychology and neuroscience to make your pictures more exciting. Your instructor will demonstrate how to evoke movement and space in your paintings in the various media. He will further introduce you to using new tools and surfaces from brayers, squeegees, blowers, and color shapers to metal and plastic substrates.

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How To Paint a Really Good Landscape - Beginning to Intermediate
10 Sessions · April 18 - June 6, 2017
Tuesday | 9:30am-12:30pm

Fee: $420 | Course Code: DDTU930AM1172017
Silvermine Art Guild |
1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT 06840 | 203-966-6668 ext. 2

Modern Methods and Classical traditions are presented through demonstrations and hands-on personal instruction. Learn how to build strong designs, sketches, color mixing, values, perspective and brushwork. Learn from the Masters (Da Vinci to Monet). The daily Illustrated lectures and demonstrations include techniques of past masters in watercolor, oil, acrylic, and photo-media. Personal consultation is provided in each class to help you realize your ambitions and improve your skill set.

Investigations in Landscape: Representation to Abstraction -
Intermediate & Advanced

10 Sessions · January 17 – March 21, 2017
Tuesday | 1:30am-4:30pm

Fee: $420 | Course Code: DDTU130PM1172017

Silvermine Art Guild | 1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT 06840 | 203-966-6668 ext. 2
We will investigate visual perception and sensation, how we experience color, motion, space and 2D orientation. We will apply historic techniques and ideas from across time and cultures, from Europe to China. We will apply discoveries in psychology, neuroscience, mysticism, and new technologies of image making. Through demonstrations in oil, watercolor and acrylic, and illustrated talks you will learn to harness art history and contemporary techniques to enrich your work. Personal consultations in every class will help you develop your own vision and realize your ambitions.

Extend Your Reach: Art in the 21st Century
10 Sessions · January 18 – March 22
Wednesday · 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Fee: $420 | Course ID: DDW130PM1182017
Silvermine Art Guild | 1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT 06840 | 203-966-6668 ext. 2
Here is a lab for your experiments with materials, techniques, and ideas. We test unfamiliar and familiar media embrace the unknown, apply discoveries from neuroscience, perceptual psychology, contemporary art, and art history. From across the globe we try new technologies and ancient techniques, we embrace trial-and-error, the courage to experiment and make mistakes, and a quest for personal authenticity in your art. We encourage pioneering with materials and ideas. Your instructor demonstrates new ideas, new materials and how to marry art history and psychology to art. David provides you with personal consultations in each class.