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Apr 20 - Jun 22, '23

6:00pm - 8:30pm

This class is designed for individuals who have a basic drawing skill level and wish to learn the art of illustration.
Learn the basics of this versatile and expressive art form while improving your drawing skills.  Tell your story in pictures, develop and design your own characters, create textures, and depict gestures.  The end result is a self-produced picture book.


Curtis L. Wiebe

Curtis L. Wiebe is a short-film maker, illustrator, animator, musician and sculptor based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Identifiable by flights of the fantastic in settings of winter forests and prairie landscapes, Wiebe’s art is full of imaginative characters brought to life as drawings, puppets and elaborate costumes.  Wiebe’s films have screened at festivals around the world including the Jim Henson Foundation’s Puppets on Film Festival in New York as well as at a Robotics Festival in Belgrade, Serbia.  He has gone on to help found the Winnipeg Puppet Collective and has worked on props and costumes for prominent local filmmakers Deco Dawson and Mike Maryniuk as well as Toronto’s Vision Entertainment. Curtis L. Wiebe has a background working with children in day-cares, summer-camps, public schools and an inner-city community centre.

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