David P. Curtis
Paintings and Plein Air Art Instruction

Events

Boats and Buildings – a Cape Ann Summer Workshop for students of all levels wishing to take their skills in outdoor oil painting to the next level. Class work will emphasize observation and composition of the outdoor sketch utilizing color, tone and design. We will paint at three different locations to challenge ourselves daily. A set of my Field Notes is included in the tuition.

Please note, this class fills quickly. 3-days: $300.00

(posted on 27 Jun 2017)

Plein Air Saturday continues ...

Meet at the Allyn Cox Reservation, Essex County Greenbelt Headquarters, 82 Eastern Avenue, Essex. Hours: 10am-4pm. Weather permitting!

Tuition: $20.00 drop in class. No sign up necessary.

The Cox Reservation consists of 26 acres of upland, salt marsh, farmland with house and barn, and river frontage on Eastern Avenue. The views from the larger parcel east toward the salt marsh, the Essex River, the back of Crane Beach, and Castle Hill and Choate Island are magnificent.

JUNE 14 - 16, 2017 Painting the Plein Air Figure at Saint-Gaudens

Details to be advised

Composition – a Cape Ann Summer Workshop for students of all levels wishing to take their skills in outdoor oil painting to the next level. Class work will emphasize observation and composition of the outdoor sketch utilizing color, tone and design. A set of my Field Notes is included in the tuition. 5-days: $500.00

Plein air landscape painting – Gibson House, New Hampshire for students of all levels wishing to improve their skills by focusing on the fundamentals of oil painting outdoors.
Each day will begin with a brief discussion on a key principle of plein air painting: orientation, color value and design, after which students will work on their own composition while Curtis circulates to give personal instruction. 3 days: $300.00


For workshop sign up contact David P. Curtis, 30 Riverview Road, Gloucester, MA 01930-1614 (978) 283-4135 – email: davidpcurtis@comcast.net.

For accommodation contact Susie Klein and Marty Cohen, Innkeepers, The Gibson House, Haverhill, NH (603) 989-3125, (800) 989-2150. Email: gibsonhousebb@charter.net. Be sure to mention this workshop when inquiring about the rates to receive special lodging rates and extras for Workshop participants.

Plein Air Landscape in Oils – Coastal Maine Art Workshops, Rockland, Me.

Join us for five locations selected for you to enjoy and paint the Maine coast at its best. “David Curtis graciously agreed to cover a class last year when the scheduled instructor could not come, and blew everybody out of the water! The students, good painters with lots of workshop experience and unanimous in their praise, said it was absolutely the best class they had ever taken.” — Lyn Donovan

To register, please contact Lyn Donovan (207) 594-4813, P.O. Box 845, Camden, Maine 04843. Email: info@coastalmaineartworkshops.com. 5-days: $650.00

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