Gratitude

Gratitude

I was talking to a painter at Hatch Street Studios the other day who turned out to have studied at the same Art College I had, just a year or two after I graduated.  We had not met before.  As we talked about our art school, the Swain School of Design, which has since...
Forever Flowers: New Paintings by Peter Dickison

Forever Flowers: New Paintings by Peter Dickison

My newest paintings are featured in a new show at the Tiffany Peay Jewel Box in Newport.  “The Dalia Caper” (above) renders a close, intimate experience of a floral motif that is part of my approach.  My paintings plunge the viewer into exploring these...
Article Repost: Why Are Some People Better at Drawing than Others?

Article Repost: Why Are Some People Better at Drawing than Others?

Life’s Little Mysteries is a column that “answers fascinating questions about the world around you and the stuff in it.” This reposted article speaks to brain function in drawing activity, and how to unlock your ability to do better at drawing. Enjoy...
Art After Dark at the Museum 

Art After Dark at the Museum 

Last night the museum highlighted several of the classes that are taught at the museum’s Coleman Center. My Portrait & Figure Monday class had a great time drawing and painting the main gallery and invited museum guests to take a shot at drawing the portrait...
Painting Class at Whetstone

Painting Class at Whetstone

Late in August, one of my outdoor painting students invited the class out to her summer residence to paint