David Deyell, Watercolor Artist, Author, Architect, AIA Emeritus, retired member University of California

David won 1st place Watercolor at 2019 Ventura County Fair in the Professional Arts Competition
David won 1st place Watercolor at Westlake Village Art Guild in both the 2019 & 2020 members shows
David won 3rd place PEOPLES CHOICE at Santa Paula 2020 Art Show
David is scheduled for SVAA demonstration in 2020 when demonstrations are again permitted
David did a virtual demonstration for the Burbank Art Association in December 2020
AVAILABLE NOW David teaches weekly ON LINE art classes for City of Agoura Hills. 
Classes are 1 pm to 3 pm, Tuesdays. City of Agoura Hills Web Site. 818.597.7366.

Available to do demonstrations/ with explanation, teach workshops, & judge art shows.
David's Art can be purchased at art galleries, art shows, and workshops; not on-line. David does not compete with Galleries.
View and buy David's paintings at FOR YOUR HOME furniture store, 443 E Main St. Ventura. (Carries Amish handmade Furniture)

BOOK: ART OF PLEIN AIR WATERCOLOR by David Deyell AVAILABLE AT AUTRY MUSEUM of AMERICAN WEST!  
Ask for it at the book store counter. Or you may get it directly from David.
    David shares his enthusiasm for plein air painting & tips on composition, values, color, materials & methods. 
Book contains over 100 examples of original paintings, plus photos of painting fun & easy.  This is a high quality 8.5" by 11" book, 
printed in California. If you wish to order by mail, send check ($35+ tax & shipping for USA customers) $40.00 total to 
David A. Deyell P.O. Box 7026 Thousand Oaks CA, 91359.  Provide shipping address. You can obtain a book directly from David 
directly at his art events or from Amazon.com. The book may be purchasable at the Yosemite Art Center when in stock.

CLASS NOW OPEN! View 2 demonstration paintings & paint your own version for critique and suggestions. Cost is $10 each class,
with monthly sign up or $13 drop in. Sign up on line with City of Agoura Hills web pages. 818.597.7366

CURRENT Weekly Classes: On hold, waiting for reopening!
ON HOLD: City of Agoura Hills Recreation and Events Center
29900 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills 818.597.7366
Tuesdays 12 noon to 3PM. Verify time and room location when signing up.
TWØ DEMONSTRATIONS, ONE WET INTO WET. Classes are continuous, sign up for monthly rates but drop ins are welcome. 
Beginners welcomed.
ON HOLD: OAK PARK COMMUNITY CENTER
1000 Kanan Road, Oak Park California
818.865.9304 Wednesdays 6:30 to 8:30 PM (Homework checked at 6:15 PM).
ONE FULL PAINTING DEMONSTRATION. Classes are continuous, sign up for monthly rates but drop ins are welcome. Beginners welcomed. 
Procedure for both classes:
Instructor draws and paints a 22" by 15" watercolor landscape every class. David will talk as he draws and paints, 
explaining the creation process.  Students will be given a handout showing a scene to be painted. Each students paints & receives individual help.
Students will provide their own materials and a suggested material list will be given out at signup.
DAVID CAN BE YOUR CONNECTION TO HENRY FUKUHARA, EDGAR WHITNEY, MILFORD ZORNES, CHRIS VAN WINKLE, TOM FONG, 
& TONY COUCH, through demonstrations & critiques. He will share what he learned from them at classes & workshops & painting trips. 
Another VWS PLEIN AIR & TRAIN TRIP to Union Station Los Angeles is being scheduled. This is a repeat of several similar 
events. All artists welcome. No fee, but you provide transportation and lunch. Meet in front of Union Station. Arrive at 9 AM & 
sketch and photograph Olivera Street area. Join other artists for lunch at Philippi"s, Dim Sum or Mexican Restaurants. David will 
demonstrate after lunch. This is a TOM FONG STYLE event. Go by car or train. Usually artists go in groups.

DAVID DEYELL has been teaching annual weeklong workshops in Yosemite for 18 years. Additional workshops are being evaluated, but not 
yet scheduled since art center was demolished. Plein air demonstration each day & individual critiques.

20th Annual Fukuhara Manzanar Workshop, David Deyell demonstrated in 2017 in Alabama Hills. Lone Pine CA.
This was the last scheduled Fukuhara annual event at this site. There were about 100 artists participating.

Scheduled & Recently Completed:
September2019: Pacific Art Guild Demonstration 
August 2019 Demonstrations @ Professional Arts Building, Ventura County Fair & book signing.
Judged Santa Clarita Art Show, 2019.
City of Thousand Oaks, Fred Kavli Theater: Paintings in "Best of the Best" & "From Sea to Shining Sea" Shows
 
Examples of David's paintings:
    Contact David for locations of his work currently at art galleries.

 






Some of David Deyell's past demonstrations/workshops 
      Pasadena Arts & Materials Show, watercolor workshop & material demonstrations
    Fukuhara Workshop, Lone Pine, several demonstrations 
    Westlake Village Art Guild, several demonstrations & workshops, including wet into wet watercolor 
    San Fernando Valley Art Club Demonstrations
    Leisure Art League, Seal Beach, Demonstration 
    Duggan Art Gallery, Acton CA.  Design Workshop & Plein Air Paint Out
    Glendale Art Association, Demonstrations 
    Conejo Arts Council Workshop
    Santa Clarita Art Association, judged shows & demonstrations
    Ventura County Fair, annual demonstrations at the Professional Arts Building
    Pacific Coast Art 
Association, Demonstrations
    Santa Paula Society of the Arts, Demonstrations
    Simi Valley Art Association, Demonstrations
    S.F. Valley Watercolor society, Demonstrations & Workshops
    Ventura City Art Walks, Demonstrations
    Valley Watercolor Society, Demonstrations &  Workshops 
    Yosemite Conservancy Art Center, annual week long plein air watercolor classes for 20 years
    Wawona - Thomas Hill Center in Yosemite National Park, watercolor classes
    Burbank Art Association, Watercolor Demonstration
    
David Deyell Demonstration, for artists at Alabama Hills in Lone Pine California, for the Henry Fukuhara Annual Workshop. 

                  


David Deyell's writeup in the Yosemite Conservancy's magazine.


                                         




Yosemite Workshops


       
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Pasadena Art Expo Demonstration and Classes

      WORKSHOP AT PASADENA CONVENTION CENTER

Typical Demonstration for an art guild

        

Example of a wet into wet workshop for an art organization. 

                 



Last Updated:  January,  2021  (hopefully a better year)

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