November 2, Members' Day Meeting
Winsor & Newton Presentation by Doug Purdon
This will be a presentation on the history and uses of acrylic paints. You will learn about the working properties of Acrylics and how they can be adjusted with the various mediums. You will also learn about the grounds and surfaces you can use with acrylics.
This program will be part of the Winsor & Newton – Fine Art Collective ‘FAC’ program. Winsor and Newton will supply samples.
DOUGLAS PURDON was born in Toronto, Canada, graduated from the Ontario College of Art (AOCA) and is a full-time painter living in Toronto, Canada.
His preferred medium is oil, but he also works in watercolour and acrylic. In 1998, he wrote the best seller Colour Secrets for Glowing Oil Paintings, published by North Light publications. His work has appeared in International Artist Magazine and numerous other publications. He is an elected member of The Society of Canadian Artists (SCA), The Ontario Society of Artists OSA. and an Associate Member of the American Watercolor Society.
As educational and technical advisor for Winsor & Newton, he lectures on painting materials and techniques at colleges and universities. His popular workshops are given at the University of Toronto - School of Continuing Studies, Loyalist College and for private art groups and societies. Doug also serves on the Fine Arts Studio advisory committee at Centennial College, Toronto.