Back to the Easel- Sign Up Today for Painting Lessons

Join me in the beautiful light and soothing setting of Pete’s Paint Box, right in the heart of Newport, for small group or private lessons in oil painting and drawing. Lessons are structured just for you and group settings start at $45 for three hour sessions. Contact...

Peter Comes to You

Personal Art Curating, Arranging and Hanging ❖ Refresh your home art collection. Free consultations..

Pete’s Paint Box

Please join me on Saturday, January 5, 2019, for an OPEN HOUSE at Pete’s Paint Box, 152 Mill STreet, Newport.
Expand your vision and get back to the easel.

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

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 blossoms in all...

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 of...

stickysketch100

Back in the winter of 2015, I accepted a challenge from my friend George to do one sketch a day for 100 days..

Color Investigations

Radiolab podcast has an episode devoted to thought provoking discussions of color, both scientific and theoretical..