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

Teaches weekly art classes in Agoura Hills and Oak Park California.
Available to do demonstrations/ with explanation, teach workshops, & judge art shows.
David's Art can be purchased only at art galleries, art shows, and workshops; not online.

New publication ART OF PLEIN AIR WATERCOLOR by David Deyell
    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+$2.80 tax + $2.20 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.
    The book is also purchasable on at the Yosemite Art Center in Yosemite National Park & Amazon.com.
    See flier on the bottom of the page for more details.

Weekly Classes:

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 the scene to be turned into a painting.
Students will provide their own materials and a suggested material list will be given out at signup.

City of Agoura Hills Recreation and Events Center
29900 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills
    Tuesdays 12 noon to 3PM. Verify time and room location when signing up.
Classes are continuous, sign up for monthly rates but drop ins are welcome. Beginners through professionals 
are welcomed.

Oak Park Community Center
1000 Kanan Road, Oak Park California
    Wednesdays 6:30 to 8:30 PM (Homework checked at 6:15 PM).
Classes are continuous, sign up for monthly rates but drop ins are welcome. Beginners through professionals 
are welcomed.

learned from them at workshops, demonstrations & classes.

20th Annual Fukuhara Manzanar Workshop, There willl be 8 artists demonstrating and sharing their appreciation of Henry Fukuhara, Thur. 
May 18 to Mon. May 22, 2017. David Deyell will demonstrate Friday at 9 AM in Alabama Hills. Lone Pine CA. He will critique on Thursday afternoon 
in the Lone Pine Movie Museum & be available to meet with you, schedule forthcoming. David will have copies of his book available for signing.  
$150.00 sign up with Michele Pearson, 310.663.9582, michelep11@verizon.net, check to 1244 12th Street Unit 5, Santa Monica, CA 90401.

Wet into Wet Workshop for Westlake Village Art Guild April 8 & 9, 2016. 10 am to 3 pm. $60 day or $100 both days. Add $10 for nonWVAG members
Raffles, Samples, & Handouts. 3 demonstrations each day. Includes explanation of impact of plein air painting.
Location T O Community Gallery, 2331 Borchard Rd. Newbury Park, CA.
Questions: 805.494.1700. Mail & make check to WVAG PO Box 4573, Thousand Oaks CA 91359

July 10-15, 2017 Workshop @ Yosemite Art Center. See http://www.yosemiteconservancy.org for details. Includes book signing.

August 6-7, 2016 Demonstration @ Professional Arts Building, Ventura County Fair. Morning and afternoon. Includes book signing.

Evening of Thursday February 9, 2017 Demonstration for Valley Watercolor Society at SFV Art Center
One day watercolor workshop for Valley Watercolor Society Saturday, February 18, 2017 at SFV Art Center.
Details for demonstration and workshop check Valley Watercolor Society web page.

Examples of David's paintings:
    Contact David for locations of his work currently at art galleries.


Some of David Deyell's previous demonstrations/workshops 

     Pasadena Arts & Materials Show
    Fukuhara Workshop, Lone Pine 
    Westlake Village Art Guild 
    San Fernando Valley Art Club
    Leisure Art League, Seal Beach 
    Glendale Art Association
    Conejo Arts Council Workshop
    Santa Clarita Art Association
    Ventura County Fair
    Pacific Coast Art 
    Santa Paula Society of the Arts
    Simi Valley Art Association
    S.F. Valley Watercolor society
    Ventura City Art Walk
    Valley Watercolor Society Workshop
    Yosemite Conservancy Art Center
    Wawona - Thomas Hill Center in Yosemite National Park

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




Pasadena Art Expo Demonstration and Classes

Typical Demonstration for an art guild


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


Last Updated April 2017
David Deyell,
Aug 6, 2015, 11:56 AM
David Deyell,
Jan 9, 2016, 4:50 PM