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Abstract painting

On Wednesdays from 9:30 am to 12:00 noonFluorite Slab in Blue , by Lauren McKinley Renzetti Instructor: Lauren McKinley Renzetti Winter session:  January 20 to March 9 Spring session:  April 6 to May 25 Fee: $280 for 8 weeks + taxes Material $45 to $95. a list will be sent once registered Bring your own materials each week. Limited to 9 participants To register click here or contact Lauren directly at In this supportive, introductory acrylic painting course we will investigate and create abstract works based on many different painting techniques, artisits and styles. Learn a  variety of techniques including: graduated blend, scumble, sgraffito, smaffito, masking off,hard edge, stipple, impasto, dripping, and high relief build up with inclusion painting using modeling paste. Using the principals of design, colour theory, composition and exercises on how to develop abstract ideas,  you will develop your own style and body of work. This course is suitable for a beginner to advanced student Lauren McKinley RenzettiInstructor: Lauren McKinley Renzetti is a mixed media artist, specializing in abstraction of the world around her through printmaking,  collage and acrylic paint. She received a combined Honours Art and Theatre degree from McMaster University in 1995. Lauren has been teaching art for over twenty years with all ages. She has worked at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ryerson University, Art Works Art School and been the Artist-in-Residence at Unicamp of Ontario. She currently teaches at the AGO, Art For Cancer and is the curator of Neighbourhood Galleries in the Beaches.  Lauren shows her work widely and takes part in many group and solo shows in Southern Ontario, Brooklyn and Bulgaria.