Drawing Native Plants with Alan Li
Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 1:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.


LEAF Learning Garden
601 Christie Street
Toronto, ON M6G 4C6

Join us for a delightful afternoon of sketching native plants. Artist Alan Li will be your guide as you explore and record the diversity of spring flora growing in the LEAF Learning Garden. The sketching techniques covered will be of interest in aspiring artists and anyone who keeps a nature journal. All skill levels welcome. Participants must bring their own supplies.

Suggested Materials List:

- folding chair or stool
- 9x12 inch artist quality sketchbook
- HB & 2B graphite pencils
- coloured Pencils (Optional)
- Sakura Micron Fineliner pens 0.1 and 0.5
- kneadable eraser, pencil sharpener
- ruler
- magnifying glass
- water, snacks, sunscreen, hat
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.


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