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( Submitted by Carolyn Shushelski/Wally Lush) To the east the Toronto skyline provided a striking background.  In a small cove white swans basked in the sunshine and ducks floated peacefully along the water’s edge.  Sunbathers relaxed on the sandy beach, …

Plein Air at Sunnyside Pavilion – July 9, 2019 Read More »

(Submitted by Wally Lush) Grange Park had a variety of things to paint and see. There were fountains, wading pools, fascinating old trees, sculpture, and even an old ruin of a church. Half a dozen people made the trek down …

Plein Air at Grange Park – June 23, 2019 Read More »

(Submitted by Wally Lush) The ferry, like time, waits for no man it seems. Missed the one I wanted to take to Centre Island and walked to meet everyone – and walked, and walked. Got to the Sunshine Center for …

June Plein Air at Wards Island – June 11, 2019 Read More »

(Submitted by Wally Lush) On a very windy, drizzly, cold morning three of us showed up to make art. We quickly decided that setting up easels in the nasty weather was a bad idea but we could wander and take …

May Plein Air at Kensington Market – May 28, 2019 Read More »

This Friday was very popular with record attendance for a Friday Night Club presenter.  It might have been because Linda Montgomery is an award-winning illustrator, a reputable OCAD instructor and a very amiable presenter coupled with the promise of free …

Friday Night Club, March 22, 2019 – Linda Montgomery/Liquitex Read More »

(Submitted by Jessie Gordon) Club member Ingrid Mueller presented the process of using plaster drywall compound to create relief for painting and bas relief works of art. Ingrid showed examples of paintings she has completed and described the process and …

Friday Night Club, March 8, 2019 – Ingrid Mueller Read More »

PASTELS – Why not? This question was answered by our guest, Clarence Porter, as he set out to enlighten us on the fundamentals and ease of use of pastels. Clarence is a professional freelance illustrator and painter. He teaches various …

Friday Night Club March 1/19 – Clarence Porter – PASTELS: WHY NOT? Read More »

(Submitted by Ingrid Mueller) This evening was filled with revelations made possible by CARFAC General Manager Elissa Pendergast. CARFAC – Canadian Artists’ Representation/Le Front des Artistes Canadiens, is an organisation of 1,000 members, founded in 1968 in London by Jack …

Friday Night Club February 22, 2019 – CARFAC Elissa Pendergast Read More »

(Submitted by Jessie Gordon) Club Members enjoyed the presentation by Gary Smith, a successful Toronto painter who is widely shown with international commissions and sales. Gary described his career, his exhibitions, teaching and referred to many trips to teach and …

Friday Night Club February 15, 2019 – Gary Smith Read More »

(Submitted by Ingrid Mueller) Award winning artist, John Hood has a BFA from Concordia and spawned from creative parentage.  His experience spans years as a muralist and has paid his bills as a property manager but in 2017 he made …

Friday Night Club February 8, 2019 – John Hood Read More »