Linda Findlay will lead a workshop titled Beginners Drawing the Next Level at the Nanaimo Art Gallery, 900 Fifth Street, on Saturday, March 5, 2011, from 10 am to 4 pm. This workshop offers a second step for those who have taken the Absolute Beginner Drawing Workshop. Utilizing exercises that will encourage you to draw from the right side of the brain, you will learn how to loosen up and hone your observation skills. Learn more about the drawing techniques used with charcoal, conte, and graphite, and begin exploring multimedia applications. Linda will discuss basic composition tips, proportion, and more about developing value-shading techniques. Tuition is $65 plus HST for gallery members or $75 plus HST for non-members, all supplies included. All-day Vancouver Island University parking is $4. To register call the campus gallery at 250-740-6350.