Sharon Sanford will share easy techniques to make nature silhouettes plus painted wooden key chains on the Feb. 17 Pro-D Day.

Depicting nature in silhouette

Boys and girls can spend the Monday off school creating charming keepsakes

Don’t miss the Pro-D Day fun on Feb. 17 provided by the City of Campbell River Recreation & Culture Department at the Community Centre and Sportsplex.

Boys and girls can spend the Monday off school creating charming keepsakes. They’ll take home a nature and animal silhouette on a wood round, plus a painted wooden key chain.

No previous drawing or painting experience is required as art teacher Sharon Sanford will share easy techniques using shapes and paint brush strokes to make these projects.

Participants will learn painting techniques, including effects for backgrounds and textures as well as special paint brush feathering to produce a masterpiece to hang inside or out.

Programs for children in Kindergarten to Grade 2 will be held in the morning from 9 a.m. to noon. The programs for Grades 3 to 6 will be held in the afternoon 12:30 and 3 p.m.  Both programs will be held at the Community Centre. The $18 fee includes all supplies.

Also available: PRO-G Day Girls Only drop-in program for girls in Grades 3 and 4 between noon and 3 p.m. at the Sportsplex. Girls can try yoga, African grooves, zumbatomic, wallyball, racquetball, gym sports, crazy games, crafts and lots more. The drop-in fee of $7 per person and includes drinks and snacks.

For more information regarding, please call the Community Centre, 250-286-1161, or Sportsplex, 250-923-7911.