Once you are familiar with the basics of oil painting this course will help you take it to the next level. Joan will guide students to work on their own chosen subject matter. She will provide input about procedures, equipment, techniques, and colour mixing as required by individual artists. This course will allow participants to gain more experience and studio time working with oils. Joan will answer any questions they have and to assist each individual artist to create their own unique work of art. This course is a great follow-up for those who have taken Oil Primer with Joan.
Some experience in oil painting is recommended.
Joan McGivney is native to Toronto and has a Fine Arts degree from the University of Toronto. After a 32 year career as a high school Visual Arts teacher, and as Department Head of Visual arts, she retired in 2004 to paint full time. Her realistic landscapes and human forms are painted primarily in oils. She has been in several group shows and has joined and exhibited with: The Bayview Art Tour, The North Toronto Group of Artists, The Scarborough Arts Guild, The North York Visual Artists, The Queen West Art Crawl, and Artify. She is past President of The North York Visual Artists and a past executive director for the North Toronto Group of Artists, and the Bayview Art Tour. You can view her Instagram and website here.