Margaret Egli - Oil

Margaret studied graphic and fine art at the Ontario College of Art in Toronto. She spent forty years in Switzerland where she painted Plein Air throughout Europe. She has participated in exhibitions, created commissioned lithographs of small towns for the government and rendered many commissioned portraits for heads of state.

Margaret and her husband retired to Florida in 2000 and she continues to exhibit, has won many prizes in Plein air competitions and teaches workshops here and abroad, including Italy, Switzerland, Australia and Ireland. Margaret’s style is Alla Prima, her fast brush strokes showing strength and natural feeling for color.

Find Classes with Margaret Egli


Learn the easy steps to oil painting in the Neo Impressionism style. Techniques to create on a flat surface, three dimensions, distance, depth, light, and shadow. Your canvas can become a fascinating colorful impression. You will learn how to handle your paints, mix your own colors, to store them, and how to use reflected light to your advantage.