David Mensing - Dynamic Painting with the Palette Knife (Online), May 29 & 30, 2020

Date: May 29 & 30, 2020
Time: 9:30 AM-4:00 PM PST
Level: All
Medium: Oil or acrylics
Supply List: David Mensing Supply List

Our live online classes are taught via Zoom. Students have the opportunity to interact with the instructor and other participants, watch live demos and receive feedback and instruction. You will have access to a class chat forum where you can share work, comment and ask questions. Once you’ve enrolled, you’ll receive instructions about how to access the class.

To take this class, you need a microphone and camera enabled computer OR an IPad /smart tablet OR a smart phone (android or IOS) and a strong internet connection.

Join David Mensing for this exciting and insightful interactive online crash-course in palette knife painting. Learn the basics of using a palette knife to apply paint and incorporate texture. Explore new tools and techniques of painting that will impact the overall quality of your work and help you grow as an artist. Develop a deeper appreciation and understanding of intensities, composition, movement, texture and light temperature to make significant improvement in your work.

Throughout this two-day online course, expect to enjoy group instruction and demonstrations with ample painting time and personal attention.  At the conclusion of the workshop, you will have new tools and a new outlook to take your paintings to the next level.


David Mensing’s paintings are featured in collections and exhibitions across the nation and around the globe. For Dave, each painting is a statement – his architectural background contributes to his compelling designs and he is careful to select titles that reflect the character and spiritual basis of the work. Numerous periodicals have featured his work with cover images and feature articles, including American Art Collector, Southwest Art and Western Art Collector. Recent national awards include Southwest Art’s “Award of Excellence” and Art and Soul’s “Professional Juror / Best of Show.”

David Mensing lives in Sisters, Oregon with his wife and their three children.


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