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Icon of the event Building a Portfolio and Sharing Your Work
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

Learn how to build an illustration portfolio, put your work into the world, and attract the kind of work you want to create. We?ll look at what makes a good website, how to build an audience, and what it?s like to develop as ...

Icon of the event The Business of End of Art: Portfolio Development for Artists
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Maggie Doswell of Karma Creative art studio leads a workshop for artists on why a portfolio is important, and how to develop one that will show your work to its best advantage. Maggie Doswell, MBA, MFA, is a professional sel...

Icon of the event Creating an Illustration from Sketch to Final Art
Thu Oct 22, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

See how an illustration evolves from the initial ideas and sketches to the final artwork. Watch a demonstration of digital illustration techniques, and learn how to combine digital tools with traditional media. Plus: The ?und...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Todmorden Mills Heritage Site visits Palmerston
Sat Oct 17, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Palmerston

Toys of the Past!...

Icon of the event Capturing Ideas and Finding Inspiration
Thu Oct 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

How do we get ideas for illustrations and stories? Where do they come from, and what do we do with them when we have them? How do we recognize the good ones from the bad ones? Learn about keeping a virtual shoebox of inspirat...

Icon of the event Tales Tall and True
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Morningside

Join Artists from the Community Arts Guild to experiment with different kinds of storytelling. Tell your favourite stories, from personal to fictional to myths and folktales, and everything in between. We'll have guest storyt...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 14
Wed Oct 21
Wed Oct 28
Icon of the event The Benefits of Keeping a Sketchbook
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

A sketchbook is an artist?s journal ? a document of one?s creative development. It?s a place to explore ideas, and to try out new tools and techniques. It?s a notebook, and diary, and a playground, and a time capsule, and all...

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4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Palmerston

Open to children ages 9-12, this free workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity. Working with professional dancers, musicians and authors, workshop participants will be guided through an i...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 06
Thu Oct 08
Tue Oct 13
Thu Oct 15
Tue Oct 20
Icon of the event Individual Portfolio Review Meetings
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Northern District

Artists and art students can book a 30-minute portfolio review meeting with illustrator John Martz. Portfolio review meetings will be held at the library, and are scheduled between 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, October 6, 13, 2...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 06
Tue Oct 13
Tue Oct 20
Tue Oct 27
Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Gibson House visits Evelyn Gregory
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Evelyn Gregory

Join costumed interpreters from the Gibson House Museum and discover historic toys and games! These hands-on activities are available for everyone to come and play with at the library. Children will also be invited to make a...