The Peony Evolution

A 3 week virtual pop-up course with Dennis Perrin

This online course features the Peony season in Southern Maine, Dennis’s home, and the full, glorious bloom of his Peony Garden.

With the capability to share his vast knowledge virtually, we are bringing to you this full multi-media painting experience. 

Master Painter Dennis Perrin, recognized as one of this generations' leading painters, will lead you through his patented method of painting step-by-step, with a calm, soothing demeanor, allowing you to easily explore one of the most interesting and captivating of all artistic subjects. 


1498839759448-2.jpegFrom Past students of The Perrin Method Peony Courses:

"Thank you Dennis! I will never look at a peony the same way! I feel encouraged and with time will go over again and again all materials offered, hopefully make some more improvements to my work. I can’t wait till my newly planted peony garden grows and gives me wonderful flowers to paint from..thank you for sharing so completely your thinking, and always a quick response to any comments or questions we might have. Also thank to Camille and Aimee. Cheers to all!" – L.N.

"Your instruction on mindset and vision are as valuable as the tangible techniques you shared with such gusto! Well done and I’m sure I’ll be in another class with you! Thank you!" – S.B.

"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. Thanks so much Dennis." – C.D.

Dennis will take you right into the garden with him as he masterfully renders these luscious beauties into paint!

Peonies have long been one his favorite subjects, and his most coveted paintings, and he is now ready to share with you and the world his secrets for capturing this elusive subject onto canvas.

Through high quality live & recorded video and in the moment narration, Perrin will share live demonstrations direct from his garden and studio. 


From Dennis:

"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.1498839759450-2.jpeg

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!"

What you can expect to learn:

Learn how to create beautiful, bold, stunning paintings while enjoying the process from conception to completion.

Discover the satisfaction of Simplification, being in joyful control of your paintings from start to finish.

Benefit from the tutelage of a Master painter anywhere, anytime, and in the comfort of your own studio.

Reach back into the history of Art and bring forward the secrets of the Masters.

Gain a new understanding of the power of the palette and how to get the most from this very important instrument.

Have the opportunity to get beneficial feedback from a Master teacher and painter.

Enjoy the benefits of the course for a lifetime.

Find out what the most important tool of all is for the artist. The answer will surprise you.

Connect with the 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.


What's Included in this Course:

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

A Pre-Study Module

Email Support

Online Virtual Community for Lifetime Access

Private Facebook Group for Students