Create Together: Just Turn Your Head a Little - Ink and Twig Drawing



Want to create art with unconventional materials? Let Verna Vogel walk you through her explorative and creative process!

On Sept 7th, Verna Vogel will engage your creative potential as she presents just turn your head a little – Ink & Twig Drawing. Held in the historic schoolhouse art studio, this one-day workshop is open to adults and teens, as well as children 7+ who attend with an adult caregiver. Participants will engage in perception exercises and discussion both inside the gallery and during an exploratory walk though the 80-acre grounds, before returning to the studio to get hands-on with inks, papers, found objects from the walk, and their own creative impulses.

Audience: This workshop is suitable for adults and teens. Children over 7 may also participate. Each child should be accompanied by an adult (1:1), please. 

Supplies: All required supplies are included in the workshop.  

Optionally, you may want to bring: 

  • A sketchbook - any size, any weight

Please don’t forget a lunch, water bottle and snack! 

Registration:  $85 plus GST & Eventbrite Fees* 

* or register by phone: 403-931-3633, Tues-Sat, 10 am – 4 pm to avoid Eventbrite fees 

Registration closes on Wednesday Sept 5, 2019 at 9 PM. 

Did you know that Members of the Leighton Art Centre, get 10% off the registration cost of all workshops and kids’ summer camps? Please visit for more info. 

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Verna Vogel is an innovator and explorer of materials, processes and ideas through the visual arts.  Her work is held in private and corporate collections in Canada and internationally.  She currently lives in Calgary, AB where she maintains an active studio practice.  
Verna also creates site-specific installation exhibitions, for example in "just turn your head a little" which was created on-site at the Leighton Centre's Main Gallery earlier this year (March 2/19 - April 13/19)