Summer Art Classes – Drawing Basics

August 17, 2020

August 21, 2020

$200 - $225

Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg


Events Description

For students with little or no drawing experience, this introduction to the fundamental techniques and concepts of drawing will sharpen observational skills and build confidence. Practice translating what you see into what you draw as you work with different subjects, including still life studies and the human form.
Disclaimer: Nude Models (both male and female) and costumed models will be used on occasion.


Michel Saint Hilaire is a self-taught artist, who began working mostly with pencil. After 2 years of formal education in the Fine Artist Diploma Program at the University of Manitoba he started creating work using both paint and dry mediums on one surface.

Michel has had solo and group exhibitions in diverse cities in several commercial galleries in western Canada. The most recent exhibition is currently being shown at Elevation Gallery in Canmore, Alberta. He also had a solo exhibition at the contemporary artist run center La Maison Des Artistes entitled Horizon in 2009 and an exhibition entitled Transitions in 2006 at « La Galerie » in the Franco-Manitoban Cultural Centre in Winnipeg.

For several years he has created diverse large-scale murals throughout the city of Winnipeg. His paintings are part of various collections: private and corporate, including the Province of Manitoba, Investors Group and Manitoba Hydro.


Tickets: Member $200; Non-member $225

Pre-registration is required

Early bird pricing until June 20

Pay one $12 registration fee for multiple classes when checking out in a single transaction

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Date: August 17 – 21, 2020

Monday – Friday | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Venue & Address: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg

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