Weekly on Wednesdays on ZOOM (online)
Led by: Toni Cormier
Materials will be provided
In this online class, participants will dive into the exciting world of portraits! Games, exercises, and projects will guide artists through foundational drawing skills. Artists will have the opportunity to explore a wide variety of mediums and mark-making techniques. The program will wrap up with participants using their new skills to create a final portrait in the style and medium of their choosing!
Feel nervous about drawing faces and figures? Don’t worry! No drawing or painting experience is needed to take this class. From the artist who has just begun their drawing journey, to the artist who wants a challenge, all are welcome! This course will encourage all participants to expand their observational drawing skills and develop their own personal style.
This class is open to mixed ability participants ages 16+
We have room for 6 NaAC artists and 6 community members.
Toni Cormier is a multidisciplinary artist and studio facilitator at the National accessArts Center, using painting, drawing, and mixed-media as her creative foundation. In the NaAC studio, Toni has a passion for helping artists find their mark-making voice, focusing on uplifting artists’ unique approaches to art and working towards their individual goals. She has lead workshops, guided artistic projects, and facilitated art creation for diverse groups of artists across several organizations. Toni believes that education centering empowerment, inclusion, and community sets up artists for success. Toni graduated from the Alberta University of the Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with distinction in Drawing in 2019. She has since worked with M:ST Performative Art Festival as President and Vice President, with The Bows as the Outreach and Membership Coordinator, with Truck Gallery as the Programming Assistant Intern, and with Bloom Wellness as a Visual Arts Instructor.