Learn how to joyfully paint delicious, satisfying paintings with juicy, farm-to-canvas food as your subject.

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Learn to delight in loose, brave, expressive brushstrokes in your paintings.

Follow along as Dennis walks you through the complete set up and execution of a variety of foodie painting compositions through live broadcast demonstrations

Explore unique and daring compositions with food, utensils, and objet d’art as compositional elements.

From Master Painter Dennis Perrin

"I encourage my students to first practice visualizing the finished painting in their mind’s eye before they even touch a brush or paint. In fact, we often begin our classes with a guided meditation that encourages them to “see” the finished painting.

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I then invite them to step slightly back and see that the painting is mounted on their easel, just below is their palette covered in swirls of paint, with brushes and paraphernalia nearby. I also invite them to “see” their own hand and to realize that they are the artist that created this painting.

Through this process, the student enters the role of being the creator of this work and sets the stage for them to now “allow” the painting to come into being in real, physical terms. This simple but powerful shift takes the painting process to a whole new level!"

Any painter, regardless of level, would find in this course, revolutionary new ways of thinking about painting, as well as techniques and materials that will allow the painter to evolve to a whole new level of understanding in executing their paintings.

Painting is more than just a process of creating a piece of art. It is a state of being that has application well beyond the domain of the palette, canvas, and easel.

Dennis Perrin, a Master Painter and Teacher, with over 30 years of experience, will demonstrate the power of thought in transforming your art into a powerful expression of who you really are!

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I am fond of encouraging students to be mindful of what they say about themselves and their work. Why? Because words and language encapsulate our thoughts, beliefs, intentions, and emotions. When we use language to express ourselves, we create momentum and generate greater energy from the thought that’s behind the words and phrases we choose. 

So if we want to shift the energy in our vibrational makeup, language is a good place to start. When choosing words that point in the direction of what we want instead of back toward what we don’t want, we generate energy that opens new doors and leaves behind unwanted habits of thought and action.

- Dennis Perrin

 

How will this course help me to become a better artist?

The focus of ALL of our Virtual Courses is on YOU, the artist.

By cultivating a greater understanding of where paintings come from, the natural result of your efforts will be elevated to a refined place of expression, thus aligning your beliefs with your desires.

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What's Included in this Virtual Course:

  • 3 Weekly Modules of live lessons, instructional videos, and material with Master Painter Dennis Perrin

  • Email Support

  • Online Virtual Community with Lifetime Access

  • Private Facebook Group for Students

  • 3 Live Weekly Q&A Sessions with teacher Dennis Perrin

  • Bonus Meditation for Artists Video

The exact subject and Live lesson order is to be announced (We like our ingredients fresh!). You can expect Eggs, Fruit/Veg, and Fish to be on the list!

 

As with all of our virtual courses, there will be live demonstrations throughout the course, with special emphasis on the "thinking and feeling" process that goes on behind the scenes. We will also be taking the Live Q & A sessions into a new realm, treating them more like "coaching" sessions that simplify questions and answers. There will also be extensive homework assignments with the intention of cultivating a refined sense of self and our relationship to the creative process.

Each live lesson will be fully narrated and streamed through a private Facebook group. Once registered, you will be given a link to the page to request membership in the group. Once you’re accepted, you will be able to watch all live events through the page, as well as gain access to all recorded events and other posts.

All live events are recorded and available for unlimited viewing, at any time.

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Hear from The Perrin Method™ Students:

There is no doubt that learning the Perrin Method has improved my painting skills . The calm manner of presentation, visualization and reflective thoughts of our instructor have led me to a higher level on the ‘reason’ why I want to paint and gives me determined purpose to continue to learn and to grow. I have enjoyed this plein air experience immensely. I felt like I was right there with you at the pond and watching Aimee chase squirrels at the park. Besides the technical aspects of the course, it was the genuine camaraderie that uplifted my spirits and gave me that eagerness to learn more and put it into action. I was not able to get outdoors as much as I would have liked but there are days and months ahead with plein air from my window. Blessings to all of you.
— D.H.
I have studied with many nationally known painters. But this class and its cutting edge presentation has truly been inspirational. Reviewing the videos numerous times has finally cemented a process that is entirely new to me! Dennis’ commentary also has led me to a whole new way of thinking in the abstract so that I am painting the essence of a subject, not a realistic rendition. I am excited beyond words and am looking forward to the next segment.
— C.D.
Dennis, This course (and the other one I took) have been amazing.  I’ve learned so much, changed so much, love the water soluble oils, changed my whole studio set up, the way I think about painting, etc. Can’t thank you enough and everyone who participates as well. So much gratitude.
— K.L.
 

"You only have available to you some simple materials: paint in tubes, a palette, brushes, a painting ground like canvas or gessoed panel, and two dimensions. Yet, with these limited materials, and a profound understanding of the importance of value, abstraction, and the relationships of abstract value shapes, you can create vibrant, shimmering, powerful paintings that beam with the illusion of light."

– Dennis Perrin

 

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About Master Painter Dennis Perrin

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Dennis Perrin can best be described as a painter of light as it illuminates and describes the subject. Mr. Perrin always chooses to paint in front of the subject, not content to settle for photography or video as painting material. Dennis has been called an American Impressionist Painter in the Boston School tradition, and that is not surprising since among his greatest influences are the American Painters John Singer Sargeant, Edmund Tarbell, and Frank Benson, as well as the French painter Henri Fantin-Latour. Other major influences have been Diego Velasquez, Johannes Vermeer,  Thomas Dewing, Maxfield Parrish, Joseph DeCamp, and so many others.

A former member of the Guild of Boston Artists, Mr. Perrin paints in order to express his great love for the beauty seen all around, especially in his immediate environment. Dennis studied at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Art with M. Dell Weller, who taught him the power of seeing and translating that vision into paint. He continues his studies exploring the subtleties of light through paint. Among his favorite subjects are the human figure, clothed and nude, flowers, still life, and the interior space, often populated with one or more figures. Though not as frequently seen in his work, Perrin is an avid plein air painter of the New England landscape.

To view the artist's current work, please visit the Gallery website here.

Connect with our Virtual community and join Dennis from anywhere in the world!

Our virtual classroom is designed to work on any up to date computer/laptop, android or iOS device, with a solid internet connection. 

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Investment in YOU as an artist:

$199

Sign up now and immediately get access to our Meditation for Artists Video

 

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Refund/Returns Policy:
We are confident that you are going to love every part of the Perrin Method™ The Well Fed Artist. If you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase of The Well Fed Artist, please contact us for a full refund within 14 days after completion of course. Refunds are only available with submission of all completed assignments and proof of participation in order to be eligible within 14 days.