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August 2017

Painting with the Masters, Old and New Techniques with David Dunlop

August 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
NYC Grand Central Terminal

This 3-day workshop will have a daily combination of lecture and slides (2-3 hours), demo (2 hours or more, in both oil and acrylic) and student painting (2-3 hours). The following topics will be covered: Day 1: Painting Reflections, From Shop Windows to Lakes and Streams Learn how to paint distorted illusions of space, motion and perspective as seen in reflections on water, glass and shiny surfaces like metal, water and glass. Learn how to evoke the complexities of fractured…

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September 2017

Borrowed Patterns and Palettes

September 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ernst Gombrich's great insight that artists do not learn to paint landscapes by walking in nature but, by looking at other landscape paintings reveals how artists must acquire a vocabulary of models ( a Pictionary) just as aspiring poets must be well read to succeed in their craft. Like musicians and poets, artists learn through acquiring and testing other models. We react to precedents. In his book, "The Feeling of What Happens" the neuro-scientist Antonio Damasio describes how we create…

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Investigations in Landscape: Representation to Abstraction: Intermediate & Advanced

September 19 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Silvermine Art Guild, 1037 Silvermine Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Investigations in Landscape: Representation to Abstraction: Intermediate & Advanced Course ID: DDTU130PM9192017 Tuesday · 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm · $545 12 Sessions · September 19 – December 5 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, and apply discoveries in psychology, neuroscience, mysticism, and new technologies of image making. Through demonstrations in oil, watercolor and acrylic, and illustrated talks…

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