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LAKE PLACID CENTER for the ARTS

Adirondack Sunset with Dennon Walantus (Online Class)

with Dennon Walantus

$25

Adirondack Sunset with Dennon Walantus (Online Class) June 14th 5:00EST (Oils, Advanced Beginners and up)

 

In this workshop Dennon Walantus will be working on a demo for students to create an oil painting of an Adirondack Sunset. Using techniques that focus on color saturation, composition, and alla prima painting Dennon will guide you on creating a moody and dramatic sunset.

This will be a small scale painting in an 8” x 10” format and painted in the alla prima, single session style Dennon uses in his plein air paintings.

Materials List

-Oil Paints

            -Titanium White

            -Cadmium or Lemon Yellow

            -Yellow Ochre

            -Burnt Sienna

            -Burnt Umber

            -Cadmium Red (Light)

            -Cerulean Blue

            -French Ultramarine

            -Terre Verte

-Assortment of Brushes

            (I like to use soft bristled Filbert or Square)

-Palette (Glass or Paper)

-Medium (I use Gamsol or Linseed Oil)

-Palette Knife (Any your comfortable with)

-Canvas or Wood Panel 8” x 10”

Reference Picture printed Out

About Dennon: 

Beekmantown Graduate of 2014, after high school graduation I attended Clinton Community College for 2 years to explore opportunities, this is where I was introduced to painting. I then chose to concentrate on painting and a career in Fine Art. This led me to SUNY Plattsburgh into the BFA program, where I graduated from in May of 2019. After graduation I worked with SUNY ESF to bring NYS K-12 students out the the landscape teaching plein-air workshops to them. Now living as a full time painter.

Artist Statement: I primarily paint with oils out in the landscape then refer to this work back in the studio.

In my plein air painting I am pursuing a personal connection to the landscape by working from direct observation. Painting on a small scale requires every brushstroke to be relevant when seeing the work as a whole image. This immediate way of working directly reflects the intimate connection when experiencing the landscape. When choosing my subject to paint I look for a particular space that can act as a vehicle for capturing the light and mood of the environment. These smaller works sometimes offer themselves as the source material to create a larger work, expanding in physicality of the mark and immersion of the viewer into the landscape.

 

Questions? Contact edonline@lakeplacidarts.org

  • Jun 14th, 2022
    from 5:00 - 7:00 pm

ZoomRoom - Adirondack Sunset

For directions, call us at (518) 523-2512

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