december, 2020

This is a repeating event

02dec1:00 pm2:00 pmMindful Colours - Visual Artwith Emily Read

Event Details

Ages: 9 – 14 (Grade 3 – 8)
Part 1 / Wednesday December 2, 2020 / 1 – 2 pm
Part 2 / Wednesday December 9, 2020 / 1 – 2 pm

Description: During this workshop, participants begin by drawing a single line with their eyes closed. This will develop into an image by applying elements of line, colour and pattern as well as shading techniques, such as, hatching, cross-hatching, stippling, pointillism, and more. As they create, participants also learn and practice breathing, relaxation and meditation techniques to foster self-awareness.

Materials: Sheets of blank white computer paper or similar, different coloured markers or pencil crayons, black markers or pens of different sizes (thin, medium, thick)

Artist Bio: As an artist, Emily Read explores the complex relationship between humans and nature. She shares stories of humans saving the environment to inspire others to take action to save our planet. As a teacher, her workshops focus on improving mental health through mindfulness and creating community connections through collaborative projects

QEP Competencies

Visual Arts: To produce individual works; To appreciate works of art, traditional artistic objects, media images, personal productions and those of classmates; Creates personal images
Physical Education: Performs movement skills in different physical activity settings
CCC: Uses information, Uses creativity, Uses information and communications technologies


(Wednesday) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST


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