david langevinMastrius Master Artist
“By the time I was a teenager I was selling my paintings. Then I decided to get a university degree in Fine Arts, hoping I would learn to be a better painter and also find out what it takes to make a living as a full time artist. I didn’t learn either of those things. That was pretty frustrating for me, to say the least.”
David’s deep dive hugely impacted his own work. Now seen as a modern day Old Master, he expertly applies layers of glazes, veils, and impastos to create his signature use of dramatic light, shadows, and transparencies. His “Canadian landscapes through the eyes of Rembrandt” are instantly recognizable to nature and art lovers alike.
After years of learning on his own, David began teaching the ”craft of painting” that gave all the Old Masters their staying power; the “vital issues that dramatically affect the quality of your paintings and their permanence.” He was Mastrius’ first Master Mentor and has forever impacted dozens of Mastrius artists in developing their own craft.
When art school didn’t offer #mastriusmaster DAVID LANGEVIN the technical painting information he craved, he determined to dig it up himself. Years spent pouring over material stored in the back rooms of art restoration departments and conservation libraries transformed his art knowledge and led to a Masters in Art Education, specializing in methods and materials for the painter.
“The Old Masters were indeed craftsmen, good painters, first. Coaching, mentoring, and instruction through things like workshops by ‘Master’ painters is still the best way to learn how to be the best and most successful artist you can be.
David holds nothing back, no trade secrets, he shares it all. Have him mentor you monthly from your own studio!
Date: April 28, 2022