Introduction to Drawing with Linda Hillier


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Feeling the need to get back to basics or learn the basics?  Whether you need a refresher or are a beginner looking for an introduction to the wonderful world of art, here is your opportunity.  We will be looking at the fundamentals of drawing and the elements of art during this one-day workshop.  The information will be presented as part class demo and part fun-filled exercises to keep you on your toes. 

Artist's statement:

"With many years of teaching experience, I am energized by the sharing of knowledge and skills and seeing each person's unique artistic development."


Date:  Saturday March 2, 2019  10:00 am - 4:00 pm:

 You will:

•   Discover a full range of materials available for you to explore: We will look at dry media, including graphite pencils, graphite powder, conte, pencil crayon, charcoal and silverpoint and different drawing papers. 

•   Learn the tips and tricks of using art tools that will help you to draw.

•    Learn to draw what you see: contour drawing, upside down drawing and blind contour.

•   Learn the importance of value in creating representational (realistic) drawing.  You will  learn how to create the illusion of three dimensions on a two dimensional surface.


Materials:  sketchbook, regular white eraser, kneaded eraser, 2B, 4B, Hb pencils, smudge, pencil sharpener, brush, fine line marker (sharpie), any other materials you have and would like to explore (pencil crayons, charcoal, conte, pastels). I will have a small supply of items you can try out before purchasing.

Place:  Kanata Art Club, March Central Community Center, 630 Cameron Harvey Drive, Kanata

Cost:  $40 for KAC members, $45 for non-members

Register Here

Registration is limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis.  Fees must be paid in full at the time of registration.

Kanata Art Club reserves the right to cancel a class where there is insufficient registration.  You will be notified and issued a cheque for a full refund.

To withdraw prior to the start date, please contact the  A cheque for a full refund less an administrative fee of $5.00 will be issued if a written request is received no less than 48 hours prior to the start of the first class.  There will be no refund issued beyond that date.

Please register online.  If you have questions or difficulty with online registration, please contact: