Wright is a painter, master instructor, inspirational speaker, and poet. His classical training in the foundations used by the Academy and Impressionist masters is evident in his work as an American painter in the tradition of his mentors. His Art of Creativity is for all artists of all levels.
Impressionist Studio & Plein Air Workshops
Spring 2021 @ Silvermine Art Center
STUDIO PAINTING CLASS
Abstract Painting: Your Choice Floral, Landscape or Figure in Symbols and Color
10 Weeks: April 07 - June 09
Wednesday | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Develop your own unique personal vision as an abstract painter and explore new ideas via the art of the creative process. Focus will be on the abstraction from the representative in applying one’s personal perception, temperament, and aesthetical beauty for more expressive freedom in the chosen subject: such as figure, floral, or landscape. There will be painting demonstrations and examples of color and compositional theory, in addition to playful exercises in working large, both individually and collectively. Students at all levels are welcome to work in any medium of their choice.
STUDIO PAINTING CLASS
Contemporary Impressionism and Beyond: Experience to Expression
10 Weeks: April 09 - June 11
Friday | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Develop our own unique style while discovering the philosophy and techniques used by the impressionist masters. Such methods used by the impressionists were taken from the classical and today used by the modernists are the tools you will learn from illustrative to the abstract. Students from all levels and interests, as well as those working in all materials and methods, are welcomed from classical to abstract.
Spring 2021 @ Greenwich Historical Society
Tuesday, April 13, and Thursday, April 15
10:00 – 11:00 am instruction in the Vanderbilt Education Center
Members $75, Non-Member $100
Ages 10 – 14 recommended
Under the direction of Master Impressionist instructor Dmitri Wright, students will learn how to create their own Impressionist painting in the style of Childe Hassam’s The Red Mill, Cos Cob. Wright will demonstrate his approachable step-by-step painting method, using basic Impressionist painting technique beginning with foundation drawing, middle stage flat design underpainting and concluding illustrative and expressive brushstrokes.
The beauty of The Red Mill Cos Cob inspires us to celebrate the splendid legacy of Childe Hassam and all of the artists of the Cos Cob Art Colony. One hour of instruction, two sessions, with additional supervised time for painting.
Summer 2021 @ Springfield Museum
Impressionist Floral Painting
Thursday and Friday, July 22 and 23, via Zoom.
In the experience of the fleeting glance, you will look to capture the illustrative narrative of the floral subject in the Impressionist style. Students will learn how to move from representationalism to impressionistic expression of their floral subject. Students can work from a still-life, photos, or one’s imagination when working within the various genres of Impressionism. Dmitri Wright teaches his unique approach in the art of creativity using the science and poetic lens from sketch to painting using his 4-step method to assist you in capturing the essence of your style working in the materials of your choice. Supply list provided. A Zoom link will be sent the day before the class.
Thursday and Friday, August 19 & 20, In-person and on Zoom.
Capture the illustrative narrative of your subject in the impressionist style. Students will learn how to move from representationalism to impressionistic expression. Students can work from a still-life, photos, or one’s imagination when working within the various genres of Impressionism. Dmitri teaches his unique approach in the art of creativity using the science and poetic lens from sketch to painting using his step-by-step proven method 4-step method to assist you in capturing the essence of your style through your chosen materials. Supply list provided. A Zoom link will be sent the day before the class.