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Kamloops Art Gallery offers free virtual art workshops

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November 24, 2020 - 4:00 PM

For anyone between the ages of 13 to 21 looking to pick up a new hobby they can do from home can check out a virtual art workshop offered by the Kamloops Art Gallery.

Art on 5th is a virtual art workshop series created by the Kamloops Art Gallery's summer interns that gives participants the opportunity to learn new art forms from industry professionals, according to the art gallery's website.

The program is hosted through a Zoom call and features a different local artist each session. Each artist will teach participants a different style of art. 

All the materials needed for each workshop are available for registered participants for free at the Kamloops Art Gallery, or can be shipped with a small postage fee.

Tomorrow's, Nov. 25, workshop will feature local artist Robin Hodgson who will do a tour of his studio before teaching painting with acrylics.

The next session Dec. 2 features local artist Katerine Lopez Escobar, who will teach participants to work with different drawing materials and how to do landscape drawing. The following workshop Dec. 9 will be lead by artist Dylan Bellamy, who will teach the art of portrait painting using acrylic. 

To register for a session, click here.

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