Olaf Schneider


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MEDIUMS: Oil | Pastel | Acrylic
SPECIALTY: ✔ Technique ✔ Business

Are you ready to take your art to the next level?

Olaf Schneider has more than 35 years of creative experience and believes that art is a celebration of life.

By joining his mentoring group, Olaf can assist you with:

  • Establishing a process that sets you up for a successful painting
  • Developing your unique artistic style
  • Incorporating emotion, colour and movement into your paintings
  • Using constructive feedback to enhance your artwork
  • Setting and reaching your creative goals
  • And more.

Olaf paints primarily in oils and acrylic, with a touch of airbrush.

“I paint images that convey an emotional context that is accessible to the viewer. I sometimes like to use expressive and thick impastoed brush strokes, or soft blended strokes, rendering a sense of movement and texture, giving the painting a life of its own. My interpretation of color also sets the dynamic mood and feelings in my paintings. Finally, the tones of my paintings often range from the darkest to the lightest, in an effort to achieve maximum drama. I encourage you to remain teachable throughout your artistic journey – and I look forward to helping you reach your goals through my mentorship group”.

Artwork by Michaela Hoppe
Artwork by Michaela Hoppe
Artwork by Michaela Hoppe
Artwork by Michaela Hoppe
Artwork by Michaela Hoppe
Artwork by Michaela Hoppe


Listed below are this Mentor’s specialty skills. Join this group if you want to grow in these areas.

Specialty: ✔ Technique, ✔ Business



Color and Composition


Technique Demos


Teaching How to Self Critique


Providing Art Critiques

Supplies and tools – what to use, where to save, and
where to spend

Studio setup for art production




Outdoor Mural Painting


Shipping Artwork



Shows & Exhibits



Pricing Your Artwork


Studio Setup for Art Production


Running Your Art Business the Day to Day


Studio Time Management

“Mastrius has done wonders for my confidence. I have managed to step way outside of my comfort zone which has in turn given rise to so many more opportunities to further my art career.”
~ Deb, Emerging Artist


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Artwork by Michaela Hoppe

Olaf Schneider — (b.1964-) is a painter from the Toronto area, who is widely regarded to be one of the acknowledged leaders in mural painting in Canada. Olaf’s training has been thorough and exceptional. Having been schooled at the Ontario College of Art and mentored by some of the world’s leading billboard painters. ajor galleries in Toronto, throughout North America and Europe, have exhibited Olaf’s work.

Olaf is a member of the prestigious Oil Painters of America — Additionally, he has won numerous awards and honors. He has been heralded top honors in International Artist Magazine, Interior Design Show, Ducks Unlimited Canada, Mercedes Benz Canada to name a few. 

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