David Philip Curtis


Plein Air Saturday (Winter Session)

Plein Air Saturday (Winter Session) begins Saturday, January 9, 2016 at the Allyn Cox Reservation, Essex County Greenbelt, 82 Eastern Avenue, Essex. Hours: 11am-3pm. This is a weekly class, every Saturday, weather permitting. This is a drop in class, no sign up necessary. Tuition: $20 per person. **Cancellations due to the weather conditions will be posted on this page by 8:30 am on the day of class.  

‚Äč                       Class scheduled for 2/06/16  Snow!  Starts 11AM

Its situation on the Essex Bay estuary makes the Cox Reservation a challenging and rewarding location for the outdoor artist. The mud flats at Clamhouse Landing support a plethora of shorebirds while herons, egrets and kingfishers find much to sustain them on the salt marshes. Old hayfields surround the house and barns, while ancient orchards offer gnarled pear and apple trees for your composition. Recently cleared old stone walls will add texture and interesting lines of perspective to your design. Come join us, and give it a try.


2016 OIL PAINTING WORKSHOP with David P. Curtis

June 15 - 17  Plein Air Painting - Kittery Art Association, Kittery Point, Maine - 3 days

June 20 - 24  Composition - a Cape Ann Summer Workshop - 5 days

July 5 - 7   Plein Air Landscape Painting - Gibson House, Haverhill, NH - 3 days

July 11  - 15  Boats and Buildings - a Cape Ann Summer Workshop - 5 days

Aug. 22 - 26  Plein Air Landscape in Oils - Coastal Maine Art Workshops, Rockland, ME - 5 days

Sept. 19 - 23  Late Light - a Cape Ann Summer Workshop - 5 days

Check out the workshop page for further details.