Join award winning artist, David Lussier for this three day workshop. The White Mountains offer up some of the most spectacular and breathtaking landscape in New England. David will begin each day with a one hour demonstration and discussion of his working methods. In an orderly step by step process, he will show you how I simplify shapes, color and value to achieve a successful painting. He will share his knowledge of how colors and values need to be altered in order that they recede into the distance and breathe a sense of light and atmosphere into the work. This is an important lesson, especially when viewing mountain scenes where there is a vast amount of space between foreground and background. He will offer individual help to each student towards a successful painting each day. This class will get you to the next level in your painting ability. All levels welcome.
Sept 4-6 (3 day class) 9am- 4pm, $425 Class size is limited to 10 students to allow for social distancing and lots of personal attention. (please bring a mask)
Suggested Supply List
We use Rembrandt Oil paint except where noted.
Rembrandt Titanium White in Linseed Oil, 150 ml tube
Winsor & Newton Griffin Alkyd Titanium White, 200 ml tube
Winsor & Newton Liquin Impasto, 200 ml tube
Rembrandt Permanent Madder Deep
Rembrandt Permanent Red Light
Rembrandt Cadmium Yellow Light
Rembrandt Viridian Green
Rembrandt Ultramarine Blue Deep
Optional colors: Rembrandt Cad Red Deep, Rembrandt Venetian Red and Rembrandt Burnt Umber
Robert Simmons Signet Series 42 Filberts in even sizes 2, 4, 6 & 8
Robert Simmons Signet Series 40 Brights, Sizes 4 & 6
Robert Simmons Sienna SNSO Script, Size 6
Robert Simmons Titanium Filberts, Sizes 2, 4, 6 & 8
Palette Knife-Creative Mark Painters Edge, Style 3T
Gamsol or other Odorless Mineral Spirits OMS. No pure turpentine.
Painting Medium - Made with 2 parts Gamsol to 1 part each of Stand Oil & Damar Varnish.
Canvas - 9x12 and 11x14 inch panels are good travel sizes.
Alkyd Primed 359 or A600 Linen from Wind River Arts is recommended
Alla Prima Pochade Boxes
Cheap Joes Art Stuff
David Lussier is an award winning contemporary impressionist and nationally recognized plein air painter and workshop instructor. He is a painter in the purist sense of the word. In his poetic and intimate oil landscapes he strives to capture the essence and sense of place of his subject matter. His use of bold broad brushwork brings the surfaces to life and begs the viewer to return for a second look. David started his career as a commercially trained illustrator, but he quickly realized that his passion was in the fine arts. He has been painting professionally for more than twenty five years, has garnered more than 75 prizes for his work and is in numerous private and corporate collections throughout the United States. His work has been featured in many art journals and he is a professional member of some of the finest art associations and groups in the country. David is also an official U.S. Open artist for the United States Golf Association. Four of his paintings hang in the permanent collection of the USGA Museum in Far Hills New Jersey.
To see more of David Lussier's work visit his website at:
Cancellation Policy: We ask that you to give us two weeks notice if you need to cancel for a full refund minus a $25 cancellation fee. Cancellations should be made by phone by calling (603) 387-3463. This provides us the opportunity to fill the space. We are sorry, but we cannot give refunds or issue credits for missed classes or no shows.