Studio 65+: Drawing and Sketching for Beginners



As of September 22, 2021, some New Brunswick businesses will require Proof of Vaccination to access non-essential services. All of SJAC’s programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events) fall under the included categories of services.

All people aged 9 and up will be required to show their record of immunization or medical exemption certificate and a government issued identification to be able to access our programs.

For further details, please see our full policy update by clicking here.


*Please also note that community face masks are mandatory. *

Workshop Description

Do you want to learn to draw but don’t know where to start? Join Kelly Cunningham as she guides you through the time-honoured, proven principles of good drawing and sketching. You will learn how to use different pencils for line quality, shading methods, and mark making techniques, while building knowledge of good composition, quality of light in your drawing and building form. This fun and informative workshop will erase any fears of the blank white page as you put pencil to paper in a welcoming environment. Supplies are included in the workshop fee.

Workshop Information
Age group: Kids / teens / adults / seniors

Time: 1 – 3:3opm

Dates: Monday afternoons; postponed from Jan. 2022, new dates TBA

Duration: 4 weeks

Fees: $100 tuition plus $10 materials fee: $110

Skill level: Beginner

Capacity: Maximum 8 students

Seniors Discount: Seniors aged 65+ are eligible for a 20% discount on all adult workshops (applies to workshop student only); enter coupon code SENIOR65 at checkout.

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About your Instructor

Kelly Cunningham is a drawing specialist, having majored in drawing while earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Memorial University of Newfoundland. She is a veteran graphic designer with over two decades of experience, and has been the Promotions & Events Coordinator at the Saint John Arts Centre since 2006. Kelly is excited to teach in the Studio 65+ program, working with participants to expand their skills and have fun in a relaxed studio environment!

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Photo credit: Photo by Yeyo Salas on Unsplash