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Mastering Oil Painting with Judy Sherman

August 9 - August 30

with Judy Sherman

Tuesdays, August 9 to August 30

3 to 6 pm (EST)

Level: Beginner/Intermediate

“These classes have a very comfortable and relaxed atmosphere where communication is open and easy! Learning oil painting can be challenging, but with Judy it was rewarding and fun!” – Past participant

I didn’t do it, by Judy Sherman

Singing with pride, by Judy Sherman


Program Description

This virtual painting studio led by artist Judy Sherman will offer personalized instruction on working with oil paint. Sherman will guide participants from getting started in this challenging medium through to final composition. With live demonstrations in oils, exercises in painting, and individual mentorship of the work in progress, students will learn how to see the world as an artist and how to use the right tools to sharpen and refine their skills. Sherman will cover a wide range of painting skills and topics, including how to understand values, composition, colour, shape, form, lighting, brush technique and much more. This class will be delivered via the video conferencing app, Zoom. 


Program Details

4 week online session

Date: Tuesdays, August 9 to August 30, 2022

Time: 3 to 6 pm (EST)

Level: Beginner/Intermediate. Our experienced instructor will adapt her teaching style to the participants’ experience.

Fee per session:$180 general public; $144 McMichael Members .
Maximum 18 participants.

Materials: Not included with the workshop. View a list of suggested materials.

Requirements: Access to internet, updated Zoom client, microphone and camera.

How to join: Once you have purchased your ticket you will be sent an email with all necessary information and details about the class. If you have any questions please contact [email protected]

Please note: Fees are non-refundable. Classes are not recorded.

About the Instructor

After a successful career as a graphic designer, Judy studied Academic Painting in Florence, Italy and in 2006 received an Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant. She has been interviewed for the Rogers TV series, Colour and Vision – Portraits in Art, was published in American Art Collector magazine and has appeared on City Line / City TV with Marilyn Dennis. Judy is a narrative painter using a juxtaposition of Old Masters’ style and present-day life. She has juried shows, conducted workshops, and been teaching privately for over 15 years. An award-winning artist, Judy is represented in galleries, corporate, and private collections around the world. 



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