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Behind the Canvas: A Special Program for Art Lovers – David Monteiro

February 22

Experience a unique series of four programs with award-winning Maritime Gallery artists in the beautiful setting of the Maritime Gallery on the banks of the Mystic River. Hear the personal stories on how to create a work of art through lectures, slide presentations and live demonstrations. Learn what inspires their creativity from sketch to finished masterwork. Discover what art collectors today look for in a painting – whether for personal enjoyment or investment.

Developing a Studio Painting Step-by-Step

David Monteiro will demonstrate the actual step-by-step process through which he develops a studio painting. Using plein air oil sketches and photo editing techniques as reference material, David will show how he develops a dramatic painting and overcomes the restrictions of working with oils in this time-lapse demonstration.