Drawing Trees with Alan Li
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 1:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
High Park
1873 Bloor Street West

Toronto, Ontario, M6R 2Z3

Meet directly South of Grenadier Restaurant, at the benches at the intersection of West Road and Colborne Lodge Drive. (MAP)

 Join us this fall for an inspirational session, exploring ways to portray the splendour of trees in the beautiful setting of High Park. Students will learn the methods used by artists for drawing realistic trees along with techniques in line work and shading to depict texture. Draw at your own pace and support and constructive feedback from our experienced instructor.

All skill levels are welcome. Participants must bring their own supplies.

Suggested supplies:

- folding chair or stool
- apporximately 9x12 inch artist quality sketchbook
- graphite pencils (H, HB, 2HB)
- kneaded eraser, pencil sharpener
- water, snacks, sunscreen, hat

 

Accessibility Information

The workshop will involve walking in the park on paved pathways and relatively smooth, grassy areas until participants arrive at the drawing spot.  For accessibility questions please contact us

 

Instructor Bio

Alan Li studied figure drawing, perspective and hand drawn animation at Sheridan College. After graduating, he spent three years travelling to primate sanctuaries to draw chimpanzees and orangutans followed by six years of animating children's television programs. Alan currently pursues his own art projects, teaches workshops and keeps busy collaborating with grass-root environmental groups. He supports conservation efforts through the sale of his artwork and is active in volunteering.
© 2017 Erin MacDonald / LEAF
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 6:30p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Gladstone Library Auditorium
1101 Bloor Street West

Toronto, Ontario, M6H 1M7

LEAF and the City of Toronto have been working to establish a more collaborative approach to commercial street tree stewardship in Toronto, enabling communities to take action and directly help the urban forest flourish. Learn about the successes and challenges of Toronto's first street tree stewardship projects and find out about resources available to help start a tree care project in your own community. Everyone welcome!

This event supported by the City of Toronto, Live Green Toronto, and Canadian Tree Fund.

 

Accessibility

Community Room is on the lower level. Wheelchair accessible by elevator as well as wheelchair ramp.