Mixed Media Weekend for Seniors

Neilson Park Creative Centre

Etobicoke, ON

Digital Craft Drawing Painting Visual arts

Spend a weekend exploring the art of negative spaces and soft pastels. Be part of this mixed media workshop for seniors with Stephanie Schirm, an established Figurative Mixed Media artist with over 30 years of teaching experience. This is a free online event. NPCC will provide a materials list before the sessions. • Saturday, October 16, 2021 Painting Negative Space 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Participants will understand what negative space is, how to paint it; resulting in a mixed media abstracted garden image. • Sunday, October 17, 2021 Painting with Oil Pastels 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Participants will learn how to use oil pastels in a painterly way; while creating a “Tom Thompson” style landscape.

Sat 16 Oct
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Sun 17 Oct
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Register for "Painting Negative Space" Session

Register for "Painting with Oil Pastels" Session

This event is free.

Organized by

Neilson Park Creative Centre

Neilson Park Creative Centre (NPCC) is a charitable organization that serves the diverse landscape of Toronto through partnerships, outreach initiatives and community engagement. As an arts hub in Western Toronto, NPCC serves the community by offering arts based classes, workshop, drop-ins, open studios, events and exhibitions within and outside its facilities.


56 Neilson Drive

Etobicoke, ON

Directions By TTC From Kipling Subway Station, board the West Mall 112 bus. Disembark at the intersection of West Mall Crescent and Dundas Street West. Enjoy a leisurely stroll north to Neilson Park Creative Centre’s parking lot entrance where you will see our building at the edge of Neilson Park. By Car Neilson Park Creative Centre is 0.5 kilometers south of Bloor Street West and Neilson Drive, west of The West Mall and Bloor.

Event Contact

Programs Coordinator