Shades: Portrait Drawing Workshop - Nia Centre for the Arts
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Shades: Portrait Drawing Workshop

Facilitated by Kanisha Dabreo


February 16 - 2, 2021

Want to learn how to create a compelling portrait drawing?

Register Today!

Visual artist Kanisha Dabreo, from Artistic Perception, is leading a 3-day Portrait drawing workshop, where she will guide you from start to end in creating a compelling portrait drawing using charcoal and graphite!

Through the 3-days you will explore different visual arts techniques, from shading and light to how to structure the head, proportions, placements and features of the face.

Workshop Dates

Tuesday February 16th, 2021
Tuesday February 23rd, 2021
Tuesday March 2nd, 2021

All supplies and materials will be provided for you.

Make sure to register to be sent the Zoom information:

Deadline to register is: February 10th, 2021 , to receive all supplies and materials needed

Whether you are a beginner or advanced visual artist, this workshop series will help you in enhancing your portrait drawing skills. If you have any questions, email

Kanisha Dabreo is a Toronto based Artist, graphic designer, and founder of Artistic Perception. She studied French Studies & Visual Arts at York University and has over 7 years experience in fine arts, teaching, tutoring, and mentoring. During her free time she enjoys traveling and learning about new cultures and ways of life. For her, community involvement is vital and a form of activism. Kanisha has contributed in diverse ways both locally and abroad, visiting over 30 countries to volunteer, teach, and meet new people. Her aim is art is to show the beauty and strength or diversity and culture.

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