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Tree Sketching Workshop

with Alan Li

When: Saturday, October 1, 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Immerse yourself in High Park’s woodlands while learning how to sketch trees! In this outdoor workshop, our instructor Alan Li will demonstrate a variety of artist techniques for creating expressive nature sketches. Individual attention and feedback will also be provided. All skill levels are welcome!

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What to bring

Please bring the following:

  • 9x12 inch sketchbook with smooth surface and heavy weight paper (90-110 lbs)
  • Mechanical pencil with HB lead (0.3 mm or 0.5 mm width lead)
  • Eraser
  • Black Fineliner Pen 0.3mm width (examples: Pitt Artist Pen, Micron, Winsor & Newton Fineliner)
  • Optional: Japanese Brush Pen with hard tip (example: Tombow Fudenosuke)
  • Optional: Small folding stool or portable chair (The Nature Centre has some portable seating options available)

Please note: Extra materials will not be provided by the High Park Nature Centre.

Fees
  • $55.00 (General, ages 18 - 59)
  • $45.00 (Seniors 60+)
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Linocut Workshop

with Alan Li

When: Saturday, November 5, 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Join us for a delightful afternoon of printmaking! In this 3-hour workshop you'll learn how to make original handmade prints using native tree leaves found in High Park. Each participant will take home six beautiful prints, plus the knowledge of how to set up your printmaking workspace at home.

Note: Materials will be provided.

Fees
  • $60.00 (General, ages 18 - 59)
  • $50.00 (Seniors 60+)
Location

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Yoga in High Park

We invite you to embrace a unique opportunity to cultivate the mind-body connection and your relationship with nature, while also building community in a safe and inclusive space. Join instructors Elyse Waugh for fully outdoor guided yoga sessions in High Park this fall!

Registration for our fall 2022 yoga workshops opens August 8!

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Past Workshops
2022

Winter 2022 Workshops

Introduction to Animal Tracking - February 26 & March 5

Spring 2022 Workshops

Fungi Workshop 101 - May 14

2021

Fall 2021 Workshops

Linocut Printmaking - Nov 6

Yoga at the Nature Centre - Nov 11 to Dec 16

2020

Fall 2020 Workshops

How to Make Nature Your Classroom - September 19

Fall Forest Bathing - September 26

Bird Sketching - September 26

Fantastic Fall Fungi - October 3

How to Make Nature Your Classroom - October 17

Linocut Printmaking - November 7

Winter 2020 Workshops

New Year Nature: An Outdoor Winter Retreat - January 4

High Park Lichens: Discover the "Corals" of the Forest - February 22

2019

Fall 2019 Workshops

Fall Birding for Beginners - September 18 & 21

Savannah Sketchbook - September 28

Fantastic Fungal Friends: Mushrooms and Other Fungi of High Park - October 6

Summer 2019 Workshops

Summer Wildflower ID - July 22 Summer Tree ID - August 12

From Houndstongue to Shepherd's Purse: Wildflower Names and Their Meanings - August 19

Spring 2019 Workshops

Spring Birding for Beginners - May 8 & 11

Spring Wildflower ID - May 26

Winter 2019 Workshops

Teachers in Nature - January 26

Winter Bird Photography - February 2

Winter Tree ID for Beginners - February 3

Nature Journaling: Origins of Citizen Science - March 2

2018

Fall 2018 Workshops

Birds of Prey - September 27 & 29

Making Friends with Places: A Passage de Toronto - October 9 & 11

Fall Wildflowers - October 13

Autumn Tree Drawing - October 21

An Introduction to Mushrooms and Other Fungi - October 27

Summer 2018 Workshops

Poisons, Spines & Blisters: Plants with a Dark Side - July 12

Dragonflies and Damselflies 101: Biology and Identification - July 28

Friend or Foe: The Intriguing World of Weeds - August 9

Butterflies 101: Biology and Identification - August 18

Spring 2018 Workshops

Outdoor Play in the Early Years - April 21

Spring Birding for Beginners - May 3 & 5 (Two-Part Beginner Workshop)

Spring Songbirds - May 24 & 26 (Two-Part Intermediate Workshop)

Intro to Landscape Drawing in the High Park Savannah - June 17

Winter 2018 Workshops

High Park Lichens - Feb. 10

Winter Landscape Photography – Mar. 3

Birds of Prey – Mar. 4

Winter Tree ID for Beginners - Mar. 24


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