In this supportive, introductory acrylic painting workshop we will investigate & create several abstract works based on different painting techniques, artists & their styles. Learn a variety of techniques including: scumble, sgraffito, smaffito, masking off for hard edge, stipple, impasto, combing, scraping, dripping, spattering & high relief build up with inclusion painting using modeling paste. This course is suitable from beginner to an advanced student.
Instructor: 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.