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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 Hallowe'en Puppet Play
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
S. Walter Stewart

Join us for scary fun!

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 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 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...

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 RECEPTION: Illustrator in Residence 2015 Launch
Thu Oct 01, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Northern District

Everyone is welcome to attend a reception to launch the 2015 Joanne Fitzgerald Illustrator in Residence Program, and to meet illustrator John Martz.

Icon of the event Class Visits with our Illustrator in Residence
Ongoing event running from Thu Oct 01, 2015 - Fri Oct 30, 2015
Northern District

Illustrator in residence John Martz will offer children?s art activities for Grade 1 to 6 classes at the Northern District Branch during October 2015. John is also available to travel to high schools and colleges to make pres...

Icon of the event West African Dance Class
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Eatonville

Take a journey with Coco in this interactive dance class to engage in the reciprocal relationship of the body with rhythms of the "dunun" - West African drum. All ages and all levels welcome. Drop in....

Icon of the event TIFF Presents: Film In A Day Workshop
Tue Aug 25, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Northern District

Participants work as a group to write,...