Category: Friday Night Speaker

DVAC Club Night – Plein Air Show & Tell – November 17

(Submitted by Brent Arlitt)         The DVAC Plein Air ‘Show and Tell’ Night was led by our Plein Air Coordinator Franca Montalbetti who, assisted by able committee members, held 12 DVAC Plein Air outings over the 2017 season.

Visit to Steve Driscoll’s Artist Studio – November 3

(Submitted by Brent Arlitt)        On Friday November 3, artist Steve Driscoll took DVAC club members on a private exclusive tour of his large artist studio in West Toronto, demonstrating some of the materials, processes and methods in

Friday Night with Margaret Ferraro – October 13

{Written by Hanifa Mamujee}       It was a perfect Friday evening at the Don Valley Art Club – everyone gathered to hear Margaret Ferraro speak about her passions – life drawing, pastels and acrylics.  This evening she was demonstrating underpainting

Friday Night with Marlene Bulas

{Submitted by Ingrid Mueller}    “Bright, joyous paintings” is how Marlene’s work has been described, and these adjectives describe both the art and the artist.  Although some of her work might be described as impressionistic, modern folk might be the

Doug Purdon – Painting a Marine Scene in Watercolour

{Submitted by Ingrid Mueller}            It was a pleasure to have celebrated Toronto painter, Doug Purdon, demonstrate and share his extensive knowledge of painting with watercolour. As Doug started his demo, he discussed some fundamentals, and reminded