Learning to Draw for Teens



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

Join Maggie Higgins for this drawing course designed to give young artists fundamental skills in drawing! This course is designed to develop your hand and eye in traditional techniques and ideas that have occupied artists throughout history. Each week will cover exercises in still life and portraiture. Maggie’s class offers individual guidance and on-site demonstrations both from observation and reference images.

Workshop Information
Age group: Teens aged 14-18

Time: 6 – 8pm

Dates: Thursday evenings; postponed from Jan. 2022, new dates TBA

Duration: 6 weeks

Fees: $125 – some materials included. 

Supplies: Students should bring to the first class: Pencils (HB, 2B, 4B, 6B – one of each) and a white vinyl eraser

Skill level: Beginner

Capacity: Maximum 10 students

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About your Instructor

Maggie Higgins is a multimedia artist based in Saint John, New Brunswick. She is a professional visual artist and educator with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Mount Allison University (2014) and Bachelor of Education from the University of New Brunswick (2016). Higgins has been honoured with such recognitions as the Fred Ross Scholarship, a Faces of Fusion Arts & Culture Award Nomination, Saint John Professional Visual Artist Fund Award, and The Originals Emerging Artist Award.

instagram: @maggiehiggins_art

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