*Please note, summer pottery programs are limited due to studio closures for renovations.


Arts and Heritage Foundation St. Albert

September–Drawing + Illustration

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Instructor: Mark Goodchild

Day: Thursdays
Time: 1:30–3 pm (1.5 hours per class)
Series Fee: $60/child per month (4 classes)
Location: Visual Art Studios, Painting Studio, St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street

NOTE: Please contact our Registrar ( 780-459-1163) if you are a Homeschool parent interested in organizing a group of 10 children to take part in a visual art field trip of your choice. The minimum fee to book group art programs on select weekday afternoons from September to June is $150. 


    Upcoming Classes

    • September 5: Architecture–Discover the unique architectural history of St. Albert Place, designed by architect Douglas Cardinal. Using pencil and pen, learn to develop proportion, scale and perspective.
    • September 12–Plants–Explore different drawing tools and learn to capture plants' unique shapes, sizes and textures in an indoor or outdoor setting.
    • September 19: Animals–Learn to sketch body proportions using basic shapes before practicing specific lines, marks and textures that successfully imitate fur, feathers, scales and skin.
    • September 26: People–Bring a photograph of someone important to you and learn the basics of creating the human form.

      Discover what others have to say about our classes!

      What was your favourite part of the class?

      "I enjoyed every aspect of the class, from the freedom to create projects to the support provided by Shirley during challenges, such as throwing items on the wheel."

      JoanClass: Pottery Throwing Level 2

      "We enjoyed the comfortable, welcoming atmosphere and received great instruction. Loved it!"

      ColleenClass: Bead a Flower Pin

      "I loved that Heather came around and asked each of us what we wanted to get out of that class. Then she did demos each class based on that."

      VanessaClass: Pottery Throwing Level 2

      "The program brought together an excellent group of people with different levels of treaty knowledge. I loved how Celina approached topics with openness and empathy. Her discussion of the generational impacts of residential schools was very moving. Additionally, her sharing of her family’s oral histories of negotiating and signing treaties was eye-opening."

      ReganClass: We Are All Treaty People: Stitch your own Treaty 6 Needlework Sampler

      "Watching my daughter have a great time getting her hands dirty and hearing her talk about how much she loves clay now."

      FelicityClass: Kids Clay

      "Each class explores a different medium and the kids love it!"

      Lennon and MaelleClass: Artventures