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FREE LECTURE: Painting for Posterity

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┬ápresentation 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.