Runs from Friday January 21 2022 to Friday March 25 2022

Approximate running time: 2 hours


Toronto ON M6K 2B2


× Instructor: Olivia Di Gregorio
January 21- Mar 25
Friday 1-3PM

Merging classical atelier and contemporary processes, this workshop focuses on portrait and figurative painting using both direct and indirect oil painting techniques. Students will develop a piece alongside the instructor from the ground up with an underlying narrative theme, experimenting with observational and imagined strategies to create imagery.

Materials: ll materials can be bought through this link with the educational discount:   Palette paper Newsprint paper Tracing paper 12” x 16” Assembled Pine Stretcher 1 5/8” + Gessoed Canvas Titanium white oil paint Yellow Ochre Indian Yellow Gold Transparent Oxide Red Napthol Vermillion Haemoglobin Ultramarine Blue Payne’s Gray General charcoal pencil Painting knife, Small #11 Walnut oil Paper Towel or Cloth rag Round brush size 4 Filbert brush size 6 Filbert brush size 10 Filbert brush size 12

About the Instructor Olivia Di Gregorio is an internationally exhibited and published painter based in Toronto. She graduated from OCAD University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Design in Illustration, and a minor in Drawing & Painting. In 2021, Di Gregorio was selected as a finalist in the Beautiful Bizarre Magazine Art Prize in the traditional art category, exhibited work at Modern Eden in San Francisco using a grant awarded from the Ontario Arts Council, and was published in Booooooom's 'Tomorrow's Talent Vol. Il' curated art book. Di Gregorio also recently closed her first solo exhibition, ‘Children of a Midnight Spring’, at the Likely General in Toronto.

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