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FREE LECTURE: Painting for Posterity

Friday September 18th 2015
6:30 am to 8:00 am
For information about registration for this program, please call the shop.

Hosted by our friends, The Academy of Realist Art
2968 Dundas St West

This lecture is all about constructing a painting from the support to the ground and final layers, including discussing how the “fat-over-lean” rule in oil painting is inherently flawed. Practical procedures are described to build your oil paintings according to the studies on the conservation of paintings. The¬†presentation will be followed by questions and answers. This presentation is designed for painters of all mediums, but has special application to oil painting.

Digital Image Presentation: One hour lecture

George O’Hanlon is founder of Natural Pigments, a company that specializes in artists’ pigments and materials. He completed fine arts training in Mexico City in 1976 and returned to the U.S. to work as a designer and illustrator. He soon started a lifelong study of historical painting techniques and materials. He established a nonprofit organization in 1999 to educate artists on the tempera and fresco technique of icon painting. He now teaches workshops on these techniques throughout the U.S.

Program Registration
All ARTiculations workshops require advance registration, unless otherwise noted. Admission to Artist Talks is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
In the event of a workshop cancellation, registrants will be notified prior to the workshop start date and a full refund will be given. Participant cancellations are not refundable within two business days of the workshop date.
Phone: call 416.901.7464 to register with Visa or Mastercard. Have your credit card number and expiry date ready.
In Person: drop by the shop and register for your favourite class with debit, credit card, cheque or cash.

Youth Registration: We require the ARTiculations Youth Registration Package to be completed for your child prior to participating in our programming. Once completed, this package is kept on file for the academic year.

Upcoming Adult Workshops: