From 10 am to 4pm on Saturday, October 2, 2010, instructor Linda Findlay will lead a drawing workshop at the Nanaimo Art Gallery, VIU Branch, 900 Fifth Street. This workshop is aimed at those who have always wanted to draw but couldn’t figure out where to start. Participants will learn about different drawing mediums and techniques through a series of fun drawing exercises that will build confidence. Learn about charcoal and graphite, and the techniques best suited to them. Choosing drawing paper will also be discussed. Instruction will be given on gesture drawing, line drawing, and the basics of developing value-shading techniques. Overcome your fears and quickly expand your drawing skills with the help of Linda Findlay. Tuition is $65 plus HST for gallery members or $75 plus HST for non-members. All supplies are included. For more information, call Chris Kuderle at 250-740-6350.