A Big Fish: Mixed Media Drawing


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Michael Peters
Saturday , February 25
10:00am – 4:00pm

The Sea – one of art’s oldest subjects, is the framework for this new mixed-media drawing workshop. From mackerals to marlins, and humpbacks to halibuts, we’ll explore the ‘life aquatic’, using mixed-media drawing and painting tools, including: charcoal, India-ink, chalk-pastels, graphite, watercolour and acrylics, collage and more.

Like the Crow workshops from this past Fall, we’ll work in all sizes and everyone will have a fresh catch of art to hang on their walls!

Come down and “fish ‘em, don’t wish ‘em” – this course is for people of all ages, and all skill levels, who like to draw!

Students should bring: 

  • An apron
  • All other materials will be provided


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Michael Peters

Michael Peters is a practicing visual artist and a retired design professional living in Nova Scotia.

His work spans over four decades of interdisciplinary creative experiences involving: drawing, painting, photography, graphic and environmental design, 3-D design and teaching at a variety of  scholastic levels. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree ‘77 (painting and photography) from Mt Allison University, and a Master of Design degree ‘012 from NSCADU (with a focus on participatory design). He was a full-time professor at Sheridan College, teaching courses in art and design, and has enjoyed teaching classes at the LSA since 2018.

In addition to his work as a design educator, Michael was a design professional at the Royal Ontario Museum and with prominent Canadian design firms involved the development of international museums and galleries, corporate identity programs, web and print communications and wayfinding / signage programs for a range of cultural, corporate and government groups and organizations.


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