Welcome to your source for divine inspiration from the Maxin Light!

Isn’t It Time You ReCONNECTed with yourself?!

This is what SketchBookers is all about. It is the time and place for YOU to explore your imagination and SEE what you’ve been missing. So invest a little time into YOURSELF with a group who will love and support what you have to offer the world!

Liquid Imagination Figurative Experience (L.I.F.E.) Studio

Welcomes you to attend on select Fridays from 7pm -10pm to explore your potential in drawing from life. Drop-Ins are welcome for $25 cash or RSVPing for a single event online for $20 or better still purchase a DISCOVERY TICKET for $150 for an incredible $50 savings!

Order Your Own “Chronicles” Here!

Are you related to a prominent figure in history? Were your great great grandparents on the Titanic? Or are there simply some fascinating stories you would love to retell in an exciting new way? Did you know that you could custom order your very own family heritage in storied format for friends and family to appreciate?! You CAN!! Click HERE to find out what formats are available.

Drawing Coach

Maxin Art Studio is more about facillitating what you have to offer and helping you see the potential you have within you than taking credit for graduating a number of students. If you’re looking for someone to help you here and there or on a consistent basis CLICK or TAP HERE to find out for yourself if Maxin Art Studio is for you.

Drawing Resources

Drawing Board BLOG

Say It With A Sketch.

Say It With A Sketch.

#Sketchbookers has officially become a thing now in Calgary!  At the tail end of our gathering we assembled a few sketchbooks with our latest ...
Figure models have more to offer

Figure models have more to offer

L.I.F.E. Studio It’s a simple acronymic descriptor that happens to be somewhat clever regarding the context of drawing the human figure and the imm...
Let’s Talk Figuratively For a Moment....

Let’s Talk Figuratively For a Moment....

SOooo....where once we had one beautiful group of artist we now have a multitude of inspired artists who all have a different way of presenting the...

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Mark's teaching style is just what the doctor ordered for my sons and daughter. They have all improved so much!!

Justin Taylor

I really enjoyed the Mission Possible workshops -- I learned soooo much!

Alice Wagar

Mark is a pleasure to work with. Every work of art I've commissioned him for has been spot on and worth every penny!!

Greg Isherwood

Everyone should attend a Sketchbookers meetup. Not only is Mark always willing to offer a free 'drawing tuneup' but everyone else is so creative and welcoming that I can't wait to be at the next one. 

Rod Z.