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Youth Drawing for Beginners (In-person)

Photo: Woman drawing

Please note: Due to the new GNB regulations, anyone over the age of 12 is required to show proof of vaccination to attend all in-person Leisure Learning classes & workshops.

Learn the fundamentals of drawing - from shaking off your reservations to capturing complex three-dimensional forms with light and shadow. You’ll learn line, contour, negative space, perspective, and shading through regular practice, in-depth discussions, and weekly projects. All skill levels are welcome!

This course is designed for ages 10 and up! For more details, see the course outline.


  • Pencils: B pencil, 2B pencil, 6B pencil, 2H pencil
  • Erasers: Staedtler white eraser and kneaded eraser
  • Sketchbook (min. 9x12”)
  • Ruler (inches)

Course details

Winter 2022

Date/Time: Thursdays, Feb. 10 to March 3, 2022 (4 weeks) *New dates due to Level 3 COVID Alert*
6 p.m. - 8 p.m. | In-person
Save 15% if you register before Jan. 13, 2022
Location: UNB Fredericton Campus
9 Bailey Drive
Memorial Hall, Room 26 (Campus Map)
Price: $139 (+ HST)
Instructor: Ameesha Tirmazi

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About the instructor

Ameesha Tirmazi is a versatile artist who holds a BFA from Minneapolis College of Art and Design. In addition to painting and drawing, Ameesha enjoys working in a variety of creative fields such as animation, graphic design, and illustration. With a history of living in different, cities, countries, and continents, Ameesha uses her past experiences as inspiration for her work, recreating the world around her. Ameesha has been freelancing and teaching art classes since university and is currently a gallery assistant at Gallery 78.

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