Runs from Friday April 22 2022 to Friday June 24 2022

Approximate running time: 2 hours


Toronto ON M6K 2B2


× Instructor: Olivia Di Gregorio
April 22 to June 24
Friday 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM

Merging classical atelier and contemporary processes, this workshop focuses on the fundamentals of different oil painting techniques. This will include demonstrations on indirect and direct painting, values, colour relationships, and form building. Students will create studies exploring these topics, and develop a larger narrative piece utilizing strategies learnt in class.

Materials: 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 If you have any access or material needs, please let Cynella know.

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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