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Our Instructors

Dyan Buerano

Dyan Buerano is multimedia designer who lives in the UX realm by day and in the calligraphy world by night. She is a member of RGD and IAMPETH (International Association of Master Penmen, Engrossers, and Teachers of Handwriting). Currently studying Engrosser’s, Spencerian Script and other classical styles, she one day hopes to earn her official designation as a Master Penman.

@studioapricity

Fall 2018 Classes with Dyan:

POINTED PEN CALLIGRAPHY Sampler

BRUSH PEN TECHNIQUES Sampler

BEGINNER CALLIGRAPHY: THE POINTED PEN Weekend Intensive

Kathryn Naylor

Kathryn Naylor is a professional artist living and working in the Junction area of Toronto. She has focused on watercolours, coloured pencil, and acrylics, and has an extensive history of gallery shows as well as book illustration and teaching.

 Fall 2018 Classes with Kathryn:

ACRYLIC PAINTING Sampler

WATERCOLOUR PAINTING Sampler

INTRO TO ACRYLIC PAINTING 4 week

INTRO TO WATERCOLOUR PAINTING 4 week

UNDERSTANDING HOW TO USE ACRYLIC GELS + MEDIUMS Weekend Workshop

Lauren McKinley Renzetti

Lauren McKinley Renzetti is an artist, designer, educator, maker, and scenic painter for the film industry. She  has shown her work throughout Ontario,Brooklyn and Bulgaria. Her role as an educator, spanning over twenty-five years has taken her to Georgian College, McMaster University, Ryerson University, the Art Gallery of Hamilton,and  art Works art School. She currently works at the Art For Cancer Foundation,  LucSculpture in the east end  as well as the AGO. Her work predominantly is texture based: relief printmaking, collage,  mixed media sculpture and high relief detritus painting in acrylic. She is represented by ArtBomb, The PATCH Project and was also the artist–in-residence at Unicamp of Ontario where she facilitated large community building art projects for ten years.She is also the curator of Neighbourhood Gallery in the east end.  

www.laurenmckinleyrenzetti.ca

Fall 2018 Classes with Lauren:

A Walk Through The Principals of Design Weeknight Workshop

Landscape Painting  Weeknight Workshop

Realism to Abstraction Weeknight Workshop

Composition through Collage Weeknight Workshop

EXPLORE COMPOSITION THROUGH COLLAGE 4 week (Daytime)

EXPLORATIONS IN ACRYLIC PAINT 4 week (Daytime)

LANDSCAPE PAINTING IN ACRYLIC 4 week (Daytime)

COLOUR THEORY 1 Weekend Workshop

COLOUR THEORY II Weekend Workshop

Linda Hook

Linda Hook is a visual artist working in a variety of media including ink, watercolour and collage.  An experienced teacher of children and adults ages 3 – 90, Linda enjoys helping people discover their creative nature and facilitate the development of their artistic skills.  She is particularly interested in the role of the Arts in Aging and Well-Being.

Linda has taught and exhibited in Canada and the Caribbean and her work is part of private and public collections throughout the world.

@lindahookart

Fall 2018 Classes with Linda:

PEN + INK MANDALAS Weeknight Workshop

PEN + INK : PERPETUAL CALENDARS Weekend Workshop

Loree Ovens

Loree Ovens is a visual artist working in a variety of media including a wide range of printmaking techniques. Her specialties include etching, collagraph, drypoint, relief and screen. Her background in craft and textiles has led her to produce encaustic, sculptural and metal work. Loree is also known for her use of washi (handmade Japanese paper). She enjoys teaching all ages & skill levels.

Loree’s work has been shown in national and international exhibitions in Canada, Japan, United States, Taiwan, Australia and Scotland. Her work is part of both private and public collections including the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia and SGC International. Loree Ovens is represented by David Kaye Gallery and Open Studio in Toronto.

 loreeovens.com

Fall 2018 Classes with Loree:

FOUND TEXTURES + EXPERIMENTAL RELIEF Weeknight Workshop

MAKING PRINTS WITH WATERCOLOUR Weeknight Workshop

PRINTING PRESS TIPS 4 Week

SOFT COVER ARTIST BOOKS Weekend Workshop

Natalie Draz

Natalie Draz is an artist documenting her neighbourhoods with bold, eye-popping illustrations. Drawn to clean inked lines, architectural details and the gorgeous palette of ink and watercolour, her illustrations transform from drawings into three-dimensional papercuts that pop off the page!

Intermingling illustration, watercolour, printmaking and pop up artist books, Natalie creates art that unfolds, pops up, fans open and reveals her metropolitan stories.

https://www.nataliedraz.com/

Pam Lobb

After graduating from the University of Guelph in 2007, Pam Lobb spent five years as a studio assistant with printmaker, Tammy Ratcliff. In 2011, she co-founded Graven Feather Studio where is the owner and director. As a printmaker and letterpress instructor, Pam has exhibited nationally, won several awards including Best Artwork on Paper from the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition and attended residencies with Sparkbox in Picton, ON and the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VA. She is continuously exploring the intersection of printmaking and fibre arts.

@pamlobb

@gravenfeather

Fall 2018 Classes with Pam:

LETTERPRESS WORKSHOP with Graven Feather Studio Weekend Workshop

Pamela Dodds

Pamela Dodds is recognized for her work in relief printmaking, including woodcut and linocut as well as painting and drawing. She enjoys introducing fine art techniques to creative adults in the community workshop setting and has many years of experience teaching relief printmaking, drawing and painting to adults and children.

www.pameladodds.net

Fall 2018 Classes with Pamela:

DRAWING TOOLS + MATERIALS  Sampler

BEGINNER DRAWING 4 week

DRAWING 4×4  (4 nights x 4 projects)  4 week

WOODBLOCK PRINTING With Japanese Paper Weekend Workshop

ABSOLUTE BEGINNER DRAWING Weekend Workshop