Workroom + Studio
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.
Fall 2018 Classes with Dyan:
POINTED PEN CALLIGRAPHY Sampler
BRUSH PEN TECHNIQUES Sampler
BEGINNER CALLIGRAPHY: THE POINTED PEN Weekend Intensive
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
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.
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 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.
Fall 2018 Classes with Linda:
PEN + INK MANDALAS Weeknight Workshop
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.
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 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.
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.
Fall 2018 Classes with Pam:
LETTERPRESS WORKSHOP with Graven Feather Studio Weekend Workshop
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.
Fall 2018 Classes with Pamela:
DRAWING TOOLS + MATERIALS Sampler
BEGINNER DRAWING 4 week
WOODBLOCK PRINTING With Japanese Paper Weekend Workshop
ABSOLUTE BEGINNER DRAWING Weekend Workshop