RECORDED VERSIONS of LIVE ONLINE STUDIO WORKSHOPS with DAVID DUNLOP are Now Available

Join artist, teacher and Emmy award winning David Dunlop for new adventures in landscape painting.    In David’s inimitable, inspiring and entertaining style, he blends art history, painting technique, philosophy and science in all of his many programs.  Learn new methods and insights to dramatically improve your paintings in   his new live online painting workshops series with personal painting critique.  All Workshops are recorded for your later review.


3 Tuesdays in February, 2024 Workshops at 11:00am EST (1.5-2 hr. hr. Painting Demonstration & Optional Personal Critique)

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1. Snow and Light in a Tangle of Winter Trees (February 6, 2024). In this landscape painting workshop, David will explore historic precedents and compositions and different color palettes for painting the silhouette of winter trees in the snow against the solar flare.  He will focus on techniques for creating dazzling sunlight and drifts of snow, with the sunlit halo of diffused light from the surrounding winter forest.  David’s painting demonstration will incorporate these palettes for snow and light and techniques to create different ways to paint interesting detail and the complexity of winter scenes.

2. Wind Born Painting Demonstration (February 13, 2024). In this workshop, David explores the dance of golden leaves in a sunlit fall from the autumn trees. David will demonstrate new and experimental techniques to create a sense of movement and play in the textures of forest elements. David will demonstrate – in a step-by-step process – different aspects of color theory, brush techniques, and composition for this unique landscape demonstration.

3. Across the Pond Painting Demonstration (February 20, 2024). In this workshop, David will explore how to create a sophisticated interplay of close up elements moving over a blue reflective pond receding to a distant harbor town. He examines and explores how artists from Rembrandt to Turner have created landscapes that carry you from an intimate foreground into a distant silhouette of a town.  David will experiment with aerial and atmospheric perspective, optical shifts, color recession and the chromatic contrasts of blues and golds to create a pulsing interplay of textures and space.

3 Tuesdays in January, 2024 Workshops at 11:00am EST (1.5-2 hr. hr. Painting Demonstration & Optional Personal Critique)

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Workshop 1 – January 9, 2024: Winter Stream in Snow Painting Demonstration

In this Winter Stream in Snow landscape painting workshop, David will explore historic precedents and compositions and different color palettes for painting a winter stream in snow.  He will focus on techniques for creating sparkling sunlight and reflections on snow and over/under water, with the sunlit halo of diffused light from the surrounding winter forest.  David’s painting demonstration will incorporate these palettes and techniques to create different ways to paint interesting detail and the complexity of winter scenes.  David will offer his Optional Individual Painting Critiques after the painting demonstration.

Workshop 2 – January 16, 2024 Cascade of Red Roses Painting Demonstration

In this Cascade of Red Roses workshop, immerse yourself in the timeless beauty of floral and garden painting with David’s innovative techniques. Our workshop will take you on a journey through the history of floral paintings, while also showcasing modern methods to reinvent this classic art form.  In this workshop, you will be inspired by David’s experimentation with new techniques to create a stunning cascade of red roses surrounding an evocative cottage and garden. David will demonstrate – in a step-by-step process – different aspects of color theory, brush techniques, and composition for this unique floral and garden demonstration.  David will offer his Optional Individual Painting Critiques after the painting demonstration.

Workshop 3 – January 23, 2024: Panoramic Landscape of Ireland Painting Demonstration
In this Panoramic Landscape of Ireland workshop, David will explore how to create an infinite receding perspective of color over distance based upon his vivid photograph taken in the Emerald Isle. He examines and explores how artists from Rembrandt to Turner have created landscapes that carry you from an intimate foreground into immense distance.  David will experiment with aerial and atmospheric perspective, optical shifts, color recession and the chromatic contrasts of yellow green and lavender to create gorgeous geometric patchwork of fields.  David will demonstrate different techniques to create vivid textures and colors that recede into blended atmosphere.  David will offer his Optional Individual Painting Critiques after the painting demonstration.

DECEMBER, 2023 WORKSHOPS – David’s Three Tuesday Workshops in December, 2023 – RECORDED VERSION of Three 2-hr Landscape Painting Workshops.

Workshop 1, December 5, 2023: New Winter Landscapes: Leaves in Ice – a Closeup.    In this Leaves in Ice – A Close Up landscape painting workshop, David will explore historic precedents and compositions and different color palettes used to create dazzling winter scenes. Using his photograph of Leaves in Ice as inspiration, David will create the composition, diagram the painting, discuss his palette considerations, and then complete a unique demonstration painting, demonstrating new tips and techniques to create mesmerizing detail and complexity in his winter scene.Workshop 2, December 12, 2023: Misty Fog on the River.   In this Misty Fog on the River workshop, David will begin­­­ by exploring how other master artists have composed and painted landscapes of a river immersed in silent mist. He will then explain the palette selection and paint a demonstration painting of a river landscape with its spectral silhouettes and hypnotizing pools of water. David will demonstrate techniques to evoke atmospheric depth and mystery that you can apply to different types of landscapes. He will detail each step and technique of the process along the way.

Workshop 3, December 19, 2023: December Afternoon on the Pond.  Continuing in this seasonal theme, in this Workshop David will present his painting topic of a December Afternoon on the Pond. He will introduce the deep mystery of a December Afternoon on the Pond by discussing other images from different photographs and paintings to illustrate his discussion – from Old Master to contemporary paintings. He will explore different compositions inspired by the photograph, then select a composition and diagram the painting. He will choose a palette specifically for the wintery scene and then complete a unique demonstration painting. You will discover how to create a sense of translucence, sparkling reflections and shadowy pools in ponds and water immersed in the wintery depths. David will demonstrate new tools and techniques while demonstrating in oils and he may use an acrylic underpainting.

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LANDSCAPES OF SPRING – Live Online Workshop on Saturday, May 20, 2023 ($50.00) – RECORDED VERSION

2-Hour Live Online Landscape Painting Workshop – NO individual painting critiques.  Join David in this exciting new 2-hour Workshop to explore the radiant abundance of flowering Spring. We wander through Spring’s luminous meadows with sparkling streams and sun kissed flora. David will examine how flower-laden trees and flower-peppered meadows – reminiscent of Impressionist and tonalist landscapes – were constructed by past masters. He will consider how to compose a compelling painting from the mosaic of colors and textures of Spring, using contemporary techniques and palettes. David’s painting demonstration will illustrate how to create the bright spray of sunlight over thick and infinite flora and how to create an expanse of sparkling Spring flora ascending and receding into infinite sunlight. David’s painting demonstration will include oils and acrylics.

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TRANSLUCENCE AND REFLECTIONS – Live Online Workshop on Saturday, February 18, 2023 ($50.00) – RECORDED VERSION

2-Hour Live Online Landscape Painting Workshop with NO individual painting critiques.  In this 2-hour online landscape painting workshop, David will explore and demonstrate new tools, techniques and materials to evoke the magical effects of watery translucence and quivering surface reflections.  David will demonstrate contemporary techniques and materials and will paint in oil and may incorporate mixed media.

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IMMENSE, PANORAMIC LANDSCAPES – Live Online Workshop on Saturday, January 21, 2023 ($50.00) – RECORDED VERSION

2-Hour Live Online Landscape Painting Workshop with NO individual painting critiques.In this 2-hour online landscape painting workshop, David will explore and demonstrate how to create a landscape painting that can transport you from a close-up view of nature to infinity.  David examines and explores how artists from Rembrandt to Turner created landscapes that carry you from an intimate foreground into immense distance.  You will learn how to use principles of disappearance, including linear and atmospheric perspective, optical shifts, color recession and more.   David will demonstrate contemporary techniques and materials and will paint in oil and may incorporate mixed media.

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WINTER LANDSCAPES – Live Online Workshop on Saturday, December 17, 2022 ($50.00) – RECORDED VERSION
2-Hour Live Online Landscape Painting Workshop with NO individual painting critiques. In this 2-hour online landscape painting workshop, David will explore historic precedents and compositions, different color palettes for winter and new tips and techniques to create detail and complexity. David will paint a 2-hr. oil painting demonstration which will incorporate many of these palettes and techniques. There will be no critiques in this Workshop. David will demonstrate different techniques to create vivid textures and colors that recede into blended atmosphere. David will demonstrate contemporary techniques and materials and will paint in oil and incorporate different techniques of mixed media.    

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VISIONS OF VENICE – Live Online Workshop on SATURDAY, March 18, 2023  ($50) – RECORDED VERSION

 2-Hour Live Online Landscape Painting Workshop with NO individual painting critiques. Join David in this 2-hour Visions of Venice Workshop to explore the joy and beauty of painting the atmosphere and play of light, water and reflections of Venice. David’s exciting new live online demonstration workshop on March 18 will explore different Visions of Venice, which has been a magnet of romance and mystery for artists throughout the centuries.  He will briefly present different views of Venice from master painters, such as JMW Turner (1775-1851), Antonio Canaletto (1697-1768) and Francesco Guardi (1712-1793), and later paintings by John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) and Claude Monet (1840-1926). David will then paint a demonstration painting in mixed media (oil and acrylic) and will experiment with how to create the textures, atmosphere and motion of Venice with different tools and palettes. We hope that you can join David and create your own view of Venice.    You are invited to paint along with David or just relax with a sandwich.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABSTRACTING NATURE’S LANDSCAPES WORKSHOP – Live Online Workshop on SATURDAY, October 15, 2022  ($50) – RECORDED VERSION


2-Hour Live Online Landscape Painting Workshop with NO individual painting critiques.   Exciting New Demonstration and Workshop.   In this 2-hour online landscape painting workshop, David will explore and examine historic Celtic, Islamic, Greco-Roman and Egyptian designs.  We take off from models of modern abstract landscapes to create new landscape abstractions, trying techniques of modern abstract painters.  David will then apply these different concepts and ideas to paint a contemporary landscape painting demonstration. He will paint in oil and may incorporate mixed media, using contemporary techniques and materials.   You are invited to paint along with David or just relax with a sandwich.

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VAST AND INFINITE LANDSCAPES – Live Online Workshop on Saturday, September 24, 2022 ($50.00) – RECORDED VERSION
2-Hour Live Online Landscape Painting Workshop with NO individual painting critiques.In this 2-hour online landscape painting workshop, David will explore and demonstrate how to create a landscape painting that can transport you from a close-up view of nature to infinity.  David examines and explores how artists from Rembrandt to Turner created landscapes that carry you from an intimate foreground into immense distance.  You will learn how to use principles of disappearance, including linear and atmospheric perspective, optical shifts, color recession and more.   David will demonstrate contemporary techniques and materials and will paint in oil and may incorporate mixed media.

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MISTY BUCOLIC LANDSCAPES – Live Online Workshop on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 ($50.00) – RECORDED VERSION

2-Hour Live Online Landscape Painting Workshop with NO individual painting critiques. Join award-winning artist and teacher David Dunlop for a Live Online Workshop and learn techniques to paint a landscape immersed in mist that evokes atmospheric depth and mystery. David will begin­­­ by exploring how other master artists have composed and painted this type of landscape. He will then paint a demonstration painting of a country landscape shrouded in mystery and mist, explaining the palette selections and detailing each step and technique of the process along the way.  David will use mixed media and oils.  David will demonstrate contemporary techniques and materials and will paint in oil and may incorporate mixed media.

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GARDEN MYSTERIES WORKSHOP – APRIL 28, 2021 (2-2.5 hrs.) – $50.00 – RECORDED VERSION

2-Hour Live Online Landscape Painting Workshop with NO individual painting critiques.

Join artist and award-winning David Dunlop for another fascinating new 2.5-hour landscape painting workshop  Garden Mysteries.   Atmosphere, enigmatic compositions, unique and tilted perspectives, filtered sunlight, obscuring elements, quixotic motion, surprising palette choices – these are all elements that help develop qualities of mystery within a garden.  David’s painting demonstrations will illustrate all of these qualities in this workshop while exploring realism and abstraction.    In David’s inimitable, inspiring and entertaining style, he begins the workshop with a survey of garden mysteries as far back as ancient Rome through contemporary techniques to evoke mystery in the garden,  and will discuss different compositional considerations.

Oil and Mixed Media Painting Demonstrations. David will demonstrate and experiment with mixed media and oils on a variety of surfaces and will utilize a variety of tools to create different effects.  There are no individual critiques in this Workshop but David will be happy to answer your questions.   He will offer an exciting guide to finding, designing and painting beautiful, luminous landscapes using old master techniques in a contemporary manner.

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SIGNS OF SPRING WORKSHOP – MARCH 31, 2021 (2-2.5 hrs.) – $50.00 – RECORDED VERSION

2-Hour Live Online Landscape Painting Workshop with NO individual painting critiques.

Join artist and award-winning David Dunlop for another entertaining and inspiring new 2.5-hour landscape painting workshop – Signs of Spring. The end of winter arrives in the flowering orchard and forest.  Blossoming Spring inspires artists, poets and creatives across the globe.  Join David as he celebrates the wild and domestic blossoming of Spring in painting demonstrations in oil and mixed media. We will explore the history and techniques for painting spring across time and cultures. In David’s inimitable, inspiring and entertaining style, he will explore historic paintings of different aspects of springtime paintings and discuss different compositional considerations.

Oil and Mixed Media Painting Demonstrations. David will demonstrate and experiment with mixed media and oils on a variety of surfaces.  There are no individual critiques in this Workshop but David will be happy to answer your questions. He will offer an exciting guide to finding, designing and painting beautiful, luminous landscapes using old master techniques in a contemporary manner.

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WILDFLOWERS IN ATMOSPHERE – FEBRUARY 24, 2021(2-2.5 hrs.) – $50.00 – RECORDED VERSION

Join artist and award-winning David Dunlop for another fascinating new 2.5-hour landscape painting workshop – Wildflowers In Atmosphere. In this Workshop David will examine how to create the effects of wildflowers cloaked in mystery when immersed in atmospheric effects – in seaborne fog, a river’s rising mists, or soaked in the humidity of a summer morning.   In David’s inimitable, inspiring and entertaining style, he will explore historic paintings of different aspects of flower paintings and discuss different compositional considerations.   The painting demonstrations will show you how to create atmospheric effects while creating persuasive wildflowers.

Oil and Mixed Media Painting Demonstrations. David will demonstrate and experiment with mixed media and oils on a variety of surfaces.  There are no individual critiques in this Workshop but David will be happy to answer your questions. He will offer an exciting guide to finding, designing and painting beautiful, luminous landscapes using old master techniques in a contemporary manner.

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GHOSTS IN THE ARCHITECTURE – JANUARY 27, 2021 (2-2.5 hrs.) – $50.00 – RECORDED VERSION

oin artist and award-winning David Dunlop for an exciting new 2.5-hour landscape painting workshop – Ghosts in the Architecture.   Fleeting figures pass us in streets, stations, and bridges. We catch them from the corner of our eyes as we move through city spaces, through congested avenues, across soaring bridges, and under giant digital promotions adorning glass towers. To compose and evoke the motion, energy, radiance, rhythms, and visual reverberations that animate a city from its people to its traffic to its architecture is the goal of this class.

In this Workshop David will experiment with exaggerations of perspective, color, shapes and reflected light to convey the experience of life in a city’s architecture. We will catch the phantoms with their quick shadows as they pass in the fast, blurring electric atmosphere of the city.  There are no individual critiques in this workshop but David will be happy to answer your questions.

Oil and Mixed Media Painting Demonstrations.   In this Workshop David will demonstrate and experiment with mixed media and oils on a variety of surfaces.  He will offer an exciting guide to finding, designing and painting beautiful, luminous landscapes using old master techniques in a contemporary manner.

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FROM REALISM TO ABSTRACTION – DECEMBER 22, 2020 at 1:00pm EST (2-2.5 hrs.) – $50.00 – RECORDED VERSION

Join artist and award-winning David Dunlop for an exciting new 2.5-hour landscape painting workshop – From Realism to Abstraction.  This workshop takes you on an improvisational journey from painting what is recognizable to creating mysteries of uncertainty, ambiguity and abstraction.   David examines our fascination with looking into nature’s chaos and discovering abstract patterns in nature and in cities.  These elements invite our attention to their broken rhythms, their complex textures, their color and tonal variations, and their invitation to explore mysterious appearances.

David explores artistic sources of inspiration from the past as well as contemporary artists to analyze compositions and to create a framework for painting several demonstrations in oil and mixed media.  In this workshop we will follow a path out of the familiar visual world and into visual mystery through painting, learning new techniques and exploring new possibilities to incorporate into your paintings.   There are no individual critiques in this workshop but David will be happy to answer your questions.

Oil and Mixed Media Painting Demonstrations.   These demonstrations will involve layering mixed media and will offer an exciting guide to finding, designing and painting beautiful, luminous landscapes using old master techniques in a contemporary manner.

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PAINTING SKIES – NOVEMBER 24, 2020 at 1:00pm EST (2-2.5 hrs.) – $50.00 – RECORDED VERSION
Skies are endlessly fascinating and painting skies has been a great joy and challenge for landscape painters throughout history. David will explore many aspects of designing and painting skies with particular attention to capturing the effects of wind, motion, light, luminosity and layering in relation to the landscape.  In David’s inimitable and inspiring style, he will examine how some of the greatest landscape painters have approached this topic, examining their compositions, palettes and techniques in this recorded version of his live Zoom Workshop. 
Oil and Mixed Media Painting Demonstrations.
  These demonstrations will involve layering mixed media. David will paint a watercolor sketch and 2 primarily oil sketches while examining:
the design and composition of higher and lower perspectives and horizons for landscape paintings;
– the importance of linear and atmospheric perspective in achieving desired effects;
– multiple painting techniques for shaping, toning and creating texture in a sky;
– how to use open and closed edges in clouds and skies; and
– creating myriad and dramatic sky effects by using different color palettes.

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DISTANT LANDSCAPES – Wednesday, August 5, 2020  –  (2-2.5 hr.) -$35.00 – RECORDED VERSION 

We will Zoom to Tuscany’s rolling, poppy cluttered, olive groves.  The painting demonstration will stretch our vision across a vast panorama of Blue Mountains freckled with farms and cypress groves as we paint deep perspectives. Roads ascend in winding ribbons; fields dip gracefully into valleys.  David will demonstrate different techniques to create vivid textures and colors that recede into blended atmosphere.

You will receive the link to the webpage and the password to access the workshop in your purchase confirmation email.  

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NATURAL PATTERNS, RHYTHMS AND ELEMENTS IN LANDSCAPE –  Thursday, September 17, 2020 (2-2.5 hr.) -$35.00  – Recorded Version

David will explore interweaving patterns of contrasting colors, textures, and forms as found in natural settings. He will emphasize rendering patterns of water in motion and reflection as found in rivers and marshlands. He will demonstrate how to create sparkle effects, luminosity, the sensation of wind and varieties of natural textures as we experience them. Learn how nature’s organic rhythmic sequences can be arranged into unified compositions. This demonstration will involve layering mixed media. This 2-2.5 hr. program will offer an exciting guide to finding, designing and painting beautiful, luminous landscapes using old master techniques in a contemporary manner.

You will receive the link to the webpage and the password to access the workshop in your purchase confirmation email.  

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EXPERIMENTS IN LANDSCAPE PAINTING – OCTOBER 28, 2020  (2-2.5 hr.) – $35.00 – Recorded Version

In this new monthly two-hour live online workshop from David’s studio, David will explore interweaving patterns of contrasting colors, textures, and forms as found in natural settings.   He will demonstrate how to create sparkle effects, luminosity, the sensation of wind and varieties of natural textures as we experience them. Learn how nature’s organic rhythmic sequences can be arranged into unified compositions.  This demonstration will involve layering mixed media.Since we are not physically travelling at this moment in time, David will use photographs as his source material.  He will examine and discuss historic precedents for different ideas and then sketch several compositions to explore different possibilities.

You will receive the link to the webpage and the password to access the workshop in your purchase confirmation email.

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