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Patron health and safety while attending events and programs is our top priority. To learn about the latest updates on actions taken by the Aurora Cultural Centre, please visit: COVID-19 Update

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*Registration closes March 4 at Noon*

Sunday | March 6, 2022 | Virtual | Adults 16+ | 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

Drawing is the starting point of any artistic creation. In this virtual workshop for beginners, develop your technical and perceptual skills while being introduced to many strategic methods that will improve your compositional drawing abilities. Through guided instruction, students will refine their observation and rendering skills, as well as their understanding of perspective, composition, lighting, and shading. Different genres such as streetscapes, still life, portraiture (abstract and realistic) will be explored. The focus is to build perception skills and hand-eye co-ordination, because all drawing is an active way of seeing! Simple Materials List available for download above.

Platform: Zoom

Zoom access information will be provided to registered students via email closer to the start date.

Requirements

  • Access to a stable internet connection
  • Free Zoom account for Zoom live sessions
  • Computer, laptop or tablet with a camera and microphone
  • Dedicated space to make art
  • Supplies specific to your program
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Meet Your Instructor

Instructor Jan Dolby is an internationally published illustrator. After studying Fine Art at the University of Guelph, and a career in arts administration, she decided to follow her passion and start her illustration and design studio The Pink Suitcase. Jan has illustrated over 20 picture books and has been working her craft for over 15 years. She was born in St. John’s Newfoundland and now lives in Aurora with her family where she spends her days creating illustrations. Jan is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), Illustrators for Hire and the Canadian Children’s Book Centre.

Patron health and safety while attending events and programs is our top priority. To learn about the latest updates on actions taken by the Aurora Cultural Centre, please visit: COVID-19 Update

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