Friday, January 10, 2020
Semiahmoo Branch is proud to be displaying works by the Peninsula Sketchers for the month of January.
Our aim is to promote drawing and meet and support other sketchers in a relaxed, friendly environment.
A number of years ago some students of the late Mike Smyth, a talented drawing instructor at the White Rock Community Centre, got together weekly with him to sketch … at the mall, in parks, coffee shops. etc. Mike had a dream that the group would get a permanent weekly location. The White Rock Community Centre was approached after his passing and they made this possible in 2012 offering a drop-in drawing program.
Participants are encouraged to bring in and work on whatever project they wish - sketching in pencil, pen and ink, coloured pencil, etc. There is no instructor or head of the group and beginners draw alongside those with more sketching experience. A few items have been collected as still-life objects and there are a number of drawing instruction books available to borrow.
White Rock Community Centre
15124 Russell Avenue
Fridays - 1 - 3 pm.
$2.00 for White Rock Community Centre members
$3.00 for non-members