Dustan Knight - Artist

Dustan is a professional artist and teacher.  She received her MFA from Pratt Institute in NYC
and her Masters in Art History from BU. She writes regular art reviews for Art New England. She was the recipient
of the NH State Fellowship for the Arts and past Mac Dowell Colony Res
ident. Her paintings have been exhibited throughout the US and much of her work is represented by galleries in the Northeast. 


Creating a 'watercolor quilt'- this is amazingly simple and fun using masking tape and various texturing techniques 
special materials - painters tape, salt, wax crayon.
All levels of experience will end the class with a lovely watercolor quilt on paper.

This is a 1 Day workshop
Saturday January 12th 2019
Creative Play Day 10am - 3pm
Fee: $60

Dustan Knight is teaching a 5 week class in Exploring Abstraction in Acrylic.

Have you always wanted to know how to paint abstractly? Don't miss this opportunity to learn how.
Dusty will simplify the concepts behind abstraction and each class will offer an approach to painting abstractly. Students will get a chance to try different styles and decide which feels most comfortable for them.  This is a fun exploratory class - with an emphasis on finding your own abstract voice.

10 am - 12 pm
Tuesday Oct 9th Fee: $130.
* This class has been reschedule to start Tuesday Oct 16th at 10am. 

Come join Dustan’s  class ‘From Drawing to Painting’ , January 22, 2019.

This is a fun basics class to refresh the more experienced artist and introduce fundamental ideas about design, color, and different painting techniques.
Class begins with basics on drawing - how to choose the best composition, how to ’save space’ for the shapes and then how to start Loose and refine the drawing and then slips right into watercolor - which introduces basic color information and the fun of using simple watercolor techniques.

Materials are basic drawing materials - pencil, eraser, drawing paper and watercolor - paints, watercolor paper ( arches 140 lb) assorted brushes.

Class runs 6 weeks.
January 22, 2019 - February 26, 2019
Tuesdays / 10am - 12pm
Fee: $160

Come join Dustan’s  class ‘Finish Them Up’ in early January 2019.

This is a new idea for a class that invites any artist, whether in class or not, to come paint in the Brush and Palette studio and ‘finish up’ paintings
and projects   Dustan will be on hand and working with students individually to achieve their best personal results.  This is a ‘set your own pace’ studio opportunity with a knowledgeable and generous professional artist on hand to help you succeed. All artist levels and materials are invited.

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Fee: $110
* This class has been rescheduled to start in early 2019. Please check back. 


     Dustan is very well known for her watercolor work and has a great deal of experience teaching and giving demonstrations.  She is  offering a number of one day watercolor workshops for all levels. These classes are fun and informative and you'll come out with a great painting. Get your brushes wet and lets swoosh!

Dan Vermeersch,
May 7, 2009, 6:26 PM