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49 cityofnanaimo nanaimoparksandrec (#ilovemyparksandrec) POW! Intro to Making Comics 12+ Years Welcome to the art of making comics! Learn the basics of drawing comic book characters... from cartoony to heroic and from goofy to action-packed. You will learn techniques on figure proportion, facial expressions, action and movement, as well as location and perspective drawing techniques. No previous drawing experience is required. Please bring your own drawing supplies for this class. Instructor: Emily Bourke Thu, May 7-28 7-9 pm $75/4 37485 Beban Social Centre Intro to Nature Drawing & NEW! Journaling This course will teach you ways to use your journal to enhance curiosity, creativity and sharpen your naturalist’s eye. It will also show you simple techniques to improve your visual memory and help you draw what you see. There will also be lessons on how to use graphite, pen, watercolour and gouache for fast field sketches and how to draw wildflowers, trees, mushrooms, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, insects, landscapes, seascapes and skies. Instructor: Helen Binns Wed, Jun 3-24 12:45-3 pm $44/4 39163 Kin Hut Activity Centre (2730 Departure Bay Rd) Wed, Jun 3-24 7-9:15 pm $44/4 39162 Bowen Park Complex Writing Your Memoir Everyone has a unique story to tell, and a memoir is the fastest growing form of literature today. Learn where to begin, what experiences to choose and how to start writing. Turn your personal experiences into a story. Instructor: Suzanne Anderson Sun, May 24 10 am- 1 pm $45/1 39597 Beban Social Centre Did You Know? Many of our adult programs are suitable for all abilities. If you are interested in taking part and have any concerns about accessibility, please call us at 250-756-5200, and we can discuss how we can cater the program to suit your needs. Getting the Most from Your Digital SLR With increasingly sophisticated and complex features, DSLR cameras can be intimidating. Learn how to use your DSLR in every type of situation and how to overcome common problems. We’ll also explore some creative techniques used by top photographers and demonstrate some useful and free software. Instructor: Randy O’Donnell Tue, Apr 28-May 19 6:30-8:30 pm $60/4 39598 Beban Social Centre Complete Guide to Digital Photography Learn how to use all the functions, settings and tools on a DSLR or point and shoot camera. A detailed power point program will assist you in learning both the creative and technical aspects of photography. Instructor: Randy O’Donnell, MPA F/PPABC Wed, Apr 29-May 20 6:30-8:30 pm $60/4 39987 Oliver Woods Community Centre Arts & Crafts Chandelier Earrings NEW! Come take this one-day workshop to create stunning silver chandelier earrings. Each student will saw out a beautiful silver shape that will support a myriad of hanging crystals, pearls and semi-precious stones. These earrings will be a one- of-a kind design. A $50 material fee is required on the day of the class payable to the instructor. Instructor: Cheryl Jacobs Sat, Apr 18 9:30 am-4:30 pm $75/1 35564 Oliver Woods Community Centre Decorative Riveted Earrings NEW! The ancient art of tube riveting will be the focal point of this class while working with silver and other metals. You will use the rivets as a decorative element that holds the metal together. This technique is very unique and easy to learn. A $50 material fee is required on the day of the class payable to the instructor. Instructor: Cheryl Jacobs Sat, May 9 9:30 am-4:30 pm $75/1 35565 Oliver Woods Community Centre G r o w w i t h U s !

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