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For a limited time, offer of an additional 10% discount

Capturing the Light in Drawing

Winter 2021







65 and up

Type of activity

The Museum's School of Art

For a limited time, offer of an additional 10% discount

Saturday and Sunday, February 6 and 7

 Download the list of materials and other information below.


To safely resume its activities during the pandemic, the Education and Wellness Department has decided to offer an abridged online program of our most popular workshops through the Zoom platform (link coming soon). Each class will be recorded and available throughout the entire week after the class if you happen to miss it.

Saturday and Sunday, February 6 and 7 – 9.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

During this weekend intensive workshop, we will take a look at various ways of using willow charcoal and powdered pigment as drawing mediums. The focus is on how to capture light by using the white of the paper as well as through subtraction and erasing. Through demonstrations, participants will learn how to properly blend and create volumes and textures to create atmospheric perspectives and compositions.


Naghmeh Sharifi, artist and art educator


To facilitate participation, our instructors have ordered materials kits through our partner DeSerres, which you can purchase on-line and have delivered to your door or arrange to pick up at a DeSerres location. Prices vary according to the selection of materials.


There is a minimum of 5 participants for each series. If this number is not reached, the series will be cancelled.

For administrative purposes, we ask that you inform the instructor of a cancellation at least seven (7) days before the first class of the workshop. Cancellation policy: Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class of your registered workshop will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for unavoidable circumstances, in which case fees will be refunded in full.

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