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FULL: Drawing 101: The Basics - Intro: Thurs, 6 - 9 pm
You have always wanted to draw but never gathered up the courage to take a course. Here’s your chance to learn the fundaments of drawing while trying your hand at classical art materials. This 5-week class will start you off with very basic shapes and materials, working your way to a more detailed still-life. Your instructor will patiently guide you towards your artistic journey. Have fun while learning new drawing skills and techniques!

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D001A
Price: $165.00
Teacher: Patricia Laalo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 02/11/2021
End Date: 03/11/2021
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

Drawing 201: A Bit More Than the Basics, Intro-inter: Thurs, 6 - 9 pm
Register This is a continuation of Drawing 101, however those new to drawing are more than welcome to join.

You have always wanted to draw but never gathered up the courage to take a course. Here’s your chance to learn the fundaments of drawing while trying your hand at classical art materials. In this 5-week class you will have a chance to work on both landscape drawing as well you will get to try your hand at portraits. There are two classes dedicated to landscapes and two classes for portraits, with the last class to finalize any pieces you didn’t get to finish during the classes. You will work from a reference for each class with the first landscape reference provided by the instructor. Have fun while learning new drawing skills and techniques!

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D001B
Price: $165.00
Teacher: Patricia Laalo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 03/18/2021
End Date: 04/15/2021
Schedule:
Exploring The Art of Drawing, Intro: Sat, 9 am - 12pm
Register It has been said that drawing is the immediate expression of seeing, thinking, and feeling. This course will focus on learning to draw freely and with confidence and is designed to enhance your drawing skills. Through a variety of exercises and projects we will explore the art of drawing.

No class April 3, 2021

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D001C
Price: $255.00
Teacher: Andrew Fay
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 2
Start Date: 02/13/2021
End Date: 04/24/2021
Schedule:
Drawing with Pastels I, Intro-inter: Sun, 1 - 4 pm
Register You want to draw and also love colour! This class can bring you the best of both worlds. Drawing with Pastels is an introductory/intermediate class for those who have never drawn before or for those who have some experience and are curious about chalk pastels. You will learn about light, shade, composition, and above all…colour. Have fun while learning new techniques and skills for drawing with chalk pastels.

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D002A
Price: $165.00
Teacher: Patricia Laalo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 02/14/2021
End Date: 03/14/2021
Schedule:
Drawing with Pastels II, Intro-inter: Sun, 1 - 4 pm
Register You want to draw and also love colour! This class can bring you the best of both worlds. Drawing with Chalk Pastels is an introductory/intermediate class for those who have never drawn before or for those who have some experience and are curious about chalk pastels. You will learn about light, shade, composition, and above all…colour. Have fun while learning new techniques and skills for drawing with chalk pastels.

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D002B
Price: $165.00
Teacher: Patricia Laalo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 03/21/2021
End Date: 04/25/2021
Schedule:
Decorative Lettering and Ornamental Design I, Intro: Sat, 1 - 4 pm
Register Discover the rich history of illustration, decorative lettering and drawing fancy characters (either as a part of your art journal, the substantial component of your professional portfolio or a set of hand-made postcards for craft fairs). We will cover the basics, ideas, composition theory and planning, intricate techniques; unconventional skills and practical improvisation of illustrators and artisans who create it both for the beauty, as well as for utility and pleasure.

Calling upon influences from diverse schools of artistic thoughts, desires and techniques, the art of crafty skills to draw, paint and re-construct the reality for all special occasions is a truly organic form of expression that reflects the daily lives of its creators. Drawing with a flash of a prompt inspiration, a skillful use of all available materials – watercolour mixes, gouache, acrylic (metallic), the art of illustration embodies the notion of that beauty, sense of humour and positive vibes that should be presented in our everyday lives.

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D002C
Price: $165.00
Teacher: Yulia Lisitsyna
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 02/06/2021
End Date: 03/06/2021
Schedule:
Decorative Lettering and Ornamental Design II, Intro: Sat, 1 - 4 pm
Register Discover the rich history of illustration, decorative lettering and drawing fancy characters (either as a part of your art journal, the substantial component of your professional portfolio or a set of hand-made postcards for craft fairs). We will cover the basics, ideas, composition theory and planning, intricate techniques; unconventional skills and practical improvisation of illustrators and artisans who create it both for the beauty, as well as for utility and pleasure.

Calling upon influences from diverse schools of artistic thoughts, desires and techniques, the art of crafty skills to draw, paint and re-construct the reality for all special occasions is a truly organic form of expression that reflects the daily lives of its creators. Drawing with a flash of a prompt inspiration, a skillful use of all available materials – watercolour mixes, gouache, acrylic (metallic), the art of illustration embodies the notion of that beauty, sense of humour and positive vibes that should be presented in our everyday lives.

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D002D
Price: $165.00
Teacher: Yulia Lisitsyna
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 03/13/2021
End Date: 04/17/2021
Schedule:
Portrait and Figure Drawing: Sketch to Detail, Intro-adv: Tues, 6 - 9 pm
Register Linear drawing and sketching are the base on lines and an excellent drawing technique and way of gaining hand control over the line, honing fine motor skills.
Tonal drawing more often used by painters, because their perception of colour and tone often based on play of various masses of a tone different in saturation and configuration.
And, of course, there is also a complex approach to drawing with the use of both techniques.

Succession in drawing will result in certain benefits: eye training, ability to catch movement, proportions and composition at once, without prolonged and sometimes tiresome process.

5 models

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D003C
Price: $280.00
Teacher: Alena Liapko
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 02/09/2021
End Date: 04/06/2021
Schedule:
Drawing and Painting: One Step at a Time, Intro-adv: Wed, 6 - 9 pm
Register You want to learn to draw and paint at your own pace, with step-by-step instructions, from a knowledgeable and friendly instructor, and in a fun and relax environment? This course will provide you with practical exercises to learn to draw and paint in a gradual way. Techniques and subjects will also evolve throughout the classes, from easy shapes and lines, to more complex 3D objects and environments in colour. The purpose of the course is to help you gain confidence in your abilities and creativity. This course can be taken more than one time; exercises and subject themes will vary from a season to another. A list of basic materials will be shared with the students prior to the first class.

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D003D
Price: $245.00
Teacher: Alena Liapko
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 02/10/2021
End Date: 04/14/2021
Schedule:
Figure Drawing and the Timeless Anatomical Principles of the Great Masters, Intro-inter: Mon, 6 - 9 pm
Register Suitable for all levels of artistic skills, this course analyzes the human form by drawing from medieval techniques of crosshatching found in works of such masters as DaVinci, Durer, Holbein, Raphael, and Rembrandt. Embracing the challenge of working from the live nude model via a series of exercises and demonstrations, the course focuses on the rib cage, pelvis and thigh, knee and lower leg, foot, shoulder girdle, arm, hand, neck and head. Using the traditional tools of nib, ink and charcoal, students will acquire the practical knowledge of the old masters in seeing light and form to shape and inform a personal, artistic approach to the human body.

8 models
No class February 15
No class April 5

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D004A
Price: $325.00
Teacher: Adrian Gor
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 02/08/2021
End Date: 04/26/2021
Schedule:
FULL: How To Create Spectacular Acrylics and Mixed Media Art, Intro: Mon, 6 - 9 pm
During these 5 sessions, the newbies (as well as returning students) will get the most detailed advice, set of tips and DIY-techniques about acrylic painting and water-based mixed media techniques. We will go through the step-by-step program in order to reach the maximum, to give all our attendees the essentials they may need to reveal their inner creativity, to enhance and reinforce their skills. All methods, themes and elements of styles will be renewed, updated and revised thoroughly to make sure that every student got their best from every previous step. No previous experience is needed, though – as we are to start from the basics, with refreshed updates.

No class February 15

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D010A
Price: $165.00
Teacher: Yulia Lisitsyna
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 02/08/2021
End Date: 03/15/2021
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

Acrylics and Mixed Media Art - Techniques and Colour Theory, Intro: Mon, 6 - 9 pm
Register During this course students are invited to try multiplied techniques in water-based media, such as acrylics, watercolour and gouache. We will start exploring combinations of transparency of watercolour with very careful, detailed dry-brush styles and solid strokes of acrylics, building up the desirable depth and volume with layers of colours. The course is designed for all levels, from absolute beginners to advanced, to present the basics, as well as a set of unusual Mixed Media techniques that are just plain fun. How to make your colour mixes look exceptional, how to emphasize the contrast; the different ways to create eye-striking compositions – that will be our ultimate goal.

No class April 5

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D010B
Price: $165.00
Teacher: Yulia Lisitsyna
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 03/22/2021
End Date: 04/26/2021
Schedule:
Exploring Acrylics and Oils, Intro-inter: Tues, 9 am - 12 pm
Register This course is for people who have had previous painting experience and who are looking for different painting projects to challenge their skills. While we have specific painting exercises that we will be working on, those who want to work on their own projects during class are welcome to do so.

1 model
No class March 16

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D011A
Price: $255.00
Teacher: Andrew Fay
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 3
Start Date: 02/09/2021
End Date: 04/20/2021
Schedule:
FULL: Exploring Acrylics and Oils, Intro-inter: Wed, 6 - 9 pm
This course focuses on the essential skills involved in painting with oils and acrylics. With the instructor’s guidance, students will work on projects of their own choice, learning painting techniques and gaining practical information. Formal issues concerning technique, colour and composition will be discussed in an enthusiastic and lively atmosphere.

1 model

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D011B
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Andrew Fay
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 02/10/2021
End Date: 04/21/2021
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

Painting and Drawing with Mixed Media, Inter-adv: Mon, 6 - 9 pm
Register Experiment with a variety of mediums in combination with various type of surfaces. Students can use Graphite, Gouache, Watercolor, Oil paint and Colored Pencils in this class. The surface directly influences mark making whether your style is traditional or contemporary. The combinations are endless, but the basic idea is to combine and layer materials to create unique works. Students will be encouraged to work from their choice of subjects such as still life, figure, designs and their own sketches. The point of this class is for students to discover their own visual language. Beginners to advance students are welcomed.

8 models

No class April 5
Code: W21D011C
Price: $325.00
Teacher: Tavi Weisz
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 02/08/2021
End Date: 04/26/2021
Schedule:
FULL: Watercolour Illustration - Food, Furniture, Fashion and More! Intro-inter: Tues, 6 - 9 pm
Discover the rich history of styles of illustration, decorative lettering and drawing fancy characters (either as a part of your art journal, the substantial component of your professional portfolio or a set of handmade postcards for craft fairs) – basics, ideas, composition theory and planning, intricate techniques; unconventional skills and practical improvisation of illustrators and artisans who create it both for the beauty, as well as for utility and pleasure.

Calling upon influences from diverse schools of artistic thoughts, desires and techniques, the art of crafty skills to draw, paint and re-construct the reality for all special occasions is a truly organic form of expression that reflects the daily lives of its creators. Drawing with a flash of a prompt inspiration, a skillful use of all available materials – watercolour mixes, gouache, acrylic (metallic), the art of illustration embodies the notion of that beauty, sense of humour and positive vibes that should be presented in our everyday lives.

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D018A
Price: $165.00
Teacher: Yulia Lisitsyna
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 02/09/2021
End Date: 03/09/2021
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

Exploring Printmaking, Intro-inter: Wed, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Register In this course students will explore printmaking techniques with monotypes, drypoints, monoprints, chine colle and zinc etching methods. Emphasis will be on the unique and expressive qualities found in printmaking. Students will enjoy the atmosphere of the class and working in the OSA Printmaking studio.

Some materials are provided in this course, but you will need to purchase additional materials. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D040
Price: $320.00
Teacher: Rob Hinchley
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room: 402
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 02/10/2021
End Date: 04/21/2021
Schedule:
Contemporary Printmaking, Intro-adv: Mon, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Register Contemporary printmaking is a class for all levels of expertise. The main goal is to learn the fundaments of printmaking, from technique to appreciation in an open and welcoming environment. The class works as an open studio allowing the students to work in their own pace and allowing me to work one on one. The techniques to be explored are Relief printmaking, (woodcuts and linocuts), drypoint and introduction to etching and aquatint, and for more advanced students, intro to lithography.

This class is great for beginners in printmaking as well as experienced printmaking artists with non-typical ideas or people interested in pop art.
The idea of the class is to integrate printmaking techniques and qualities in your personal work. Unlike other print classes, this course is more focused on the aesthetic and visual possibilities of printmaking, and not the “hard rules”. This class is not about what you can't do but is about all the different approaches of printmaking techniques.

No class February 15
No class April 5

Some materials are provided in this course, but you will need to purchase additional materials. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D041
Price: $305.00
Teacher: Guillermo Trejo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room: 402
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 02/08/2021
End Date: 04/26/2021
Schedule:
Introduction to Lithography, Intro-inter: Tues, 6 - 9 pm
Register This class is a planographic technique that does not depend on the relief of the printmaking block. Lithography enables printmakers to print lines and tones drawn with a pencil, a drawing stick and brushes. Lithography captures the fresh, dynamic drawn mark. We will be practicing traditional stone lithography, as well as polyester plate lithography.

Some materials are provided in this course, but you will need to purchase additional materials. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D042
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Deidre Hierlihy
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 02/09/2021
End Date: 03/16/2021
Schedule:
Introduction to Collagraph, Intro-inter: Tues, 6 - 9 pm
Register This print class introduces students to intaglio (collograph) printing techniques, enabling them to explore their own imagery through the versatility of print. Bring visual source material, ie: drawings or photos, as inspiration. Texture, pattern and expressive mark, layering colours and combining relief and intaglio techniques will be explored. Collagraph is a less toxic form of printmaking: the plate is made of glue, papers, fabric and cardboard. While printing, we will be using soya-based inks, which clean up with soap and water.

Some materials are provided in this course, but you will need to purchase additional materials. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D043
Price: $195.00
Teacher: Deidre Hierlihy
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 03/23/2021
End Date: 04/13/2021
Schedule:
Silkscreen and Beyond: Beginner to Intermediate, Intro-inter: Thurs, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Register This course will introduce students to different aspects of silkscreen in art making. It is modified for beginners and intermediate levels. Students will explore possibilities and challenges in applying silkscreen techniques in art production.

Students will become familiar with:
- Screen Drawing Ink techniques
- Screen Filler and clear
- Photo Emulsion and cleaner
- Using positive Images on Acetate
- Photo-Silkscreen

Some materials are provided in this course, but you will need to purchase additional materials. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D044
Price: $320.00
Teacher: Farouk Kaspaules
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 5
Start Date: 02/11/2021
End Date: 04/22/2021
Schedule:
Introduction to Black and White Film Photography, Intro-inter: Wed, 6 - 9 pm
Register In this fun and informative course, each student will learn important skills through a primarily “hands-on” approach:

• Functions of a 35mm camera
• Black & white processing techniques
• Darkroom printing

By the end of this course, students will be familiar with standard black & white photo development and will have acquired fundamental knowledge and essential photography skills.

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. Please bring your camera to every class. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D050
Price: $310.00
Teacher: Alessandro Seccareccia
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Photography / Photographie
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 02/10/2021
End Date: 04/21/2021
Schedule:
Sculpture: Mold-Making and Casting, Intro-adv: Thurs, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Register Students will learn how to sculpt with design, movement and composition to sculpt form for making molds, which is similar to sculpting in stone. An introduction to bronze casting methods as well as mold-making will be provided in this course.

Some materials are provided in this course, but you will need to purchase additional materials. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D060
Price: $320.00
Teacher: Harrison Duncan
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 02/11/2021
End Date: 04/22/2021
Schedule:
FULL: Ceramics for Beginners, Intro: Mon, 6 - 9 pm
Students will be introduced and reacquainted to this wonderful, versatile medium using hand-built and wheel thrown elements, as well as glaze application and decorating techniques. Individual development will be encouraged and emphasized in a creative environment.

No class February 15
No class April 5

Your first bag of clay is free and a basic set of tools is available for sale at the school!

For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D065A
Price: $305.00
Teacher: Meagan Pethick
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 02/08/2021
End Date: 04/26/2021
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

Ceramics, Intro-inter: Thurs, 1 - 4 pm
Register This class is designed for students who have had some previous ceramic experience and have an interest in working with clay. The course gives students experiences in making functional, as well as sculptural pieces, using a variety of techniques. Well thought out forms, designs and function.

No class March 18

Your first bag of clay is free and a basic set of tools is available for sale at the school!

For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D065B
Price: $305.00
Teacher: Meagan Pethick
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 3
Start Date: 02/11/2021
End Date: 04/22/2021
Schedule:
FULL: Clay Sculpture I, Intro-inter: Tues, 1 - 4 pm
In this course we will discover a broad range of approaches to clay sculpture. Learn the basics in modeling, hand building, and slab work. A variety of exercises and projects will be introduced to explore and understand clay as well as the elements of composition. Students will also have the opportunity to work on independent projects. This will be a fun and dynamic course that will provide a forum for discussion and exploration of clay sculpture, and its possibilities.

* Independent project students welcome.
**No wheel work taught

A basic set of tools is available for sale from the school if you do not have your own tools.
First bag of clay is included.
*You do require having a sketch book and pencil.

No class March 16

For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D065C
Price: $305.00
Teacher: Nadine Argo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 02/09/2021
End Date: 04/20/2021
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

Advanced Clay Sculpture, Inter-adv: Tues, 6 - 9 pm
Register In this course we will develop a broad range of approaches to clay sculpture. We will explore using both traditional and non-traditional techniques. This is an independent project-based course; students will work on their projects and reserve one-on-one assistance. This will be a fun and dynamic course that will provide a forum for discussion and exploration of clay sculpture and its possibilities.

* Independent project students welcome.
**No wheel work taught

A basic set of tools is available for sale from the school if you do not have your own tools.
First bag of clay is included.
*You do require having a sketch book and pencil

No class on March 16

For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D065D
Price: $320.00
Teacher: Nadine Argo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 02/09/2021
End Date: 04/27/2021
Schedule:
Art Therapy, Intro: Tues, 9 am - 12 pm
Register The Introduction to Art therapy is beneficial for any artist who wants a better understanding of their own artistic abilities and for anyone in the helping professions. This intensive 7-week course will begin help you with a better understanding of how you work and why. The classes will include some theory, art assessments, group work, ethics, patient art, collage, guided imagery, “life boxes”, and a relaxation technique. A certificate is given upon completion.

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D070
Price: $220.00
Teacher: Sharon Mintz
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Special Interest / Sujets Divers
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 02/09/2021
End Date: 03/23/2021
Schedule:
The Figure and Portfolio for Teens, ages 13 - 17, Intro: Thurs, 6 - 9 pm
Register This course allows students to develop a strong foundation in fundamentals of drawing. Applying different drawing mediums such as graphite, charcoal and pen and ink techniques provides a variety to translate visual observations into art works. The first 5 sessions focus on drawing the figure from life. The second part focuses of creating a portfolio. Still life, portrait and daily sketches will be practiced throughout.

5 models

No class March 18

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D071
Price: $310.00
Teacher: Mahshid Farhoudi
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Special Interest / Sujets Divers
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 02/11/2021
End Date: 04/22/2021
Schedule:
Digital Photography: The Basics, Intro: Sun, 1 - 4 pm
Register The course is structured to introduce the fundamentals of digital photography by helping you to understand your camera as well as introduce the range of choices that one can make to improve their photographs. Beyond basic camera controls, students will complete a range of exercises that will improve their recognition of compositional elements that improve their photographs.  Topics that will be covered include simplifying your menu choices, manual exposure controls, how to use your flash properly, as well as how to improve your digital photographs in post-production. Weekly exercises, demonstrations and open critiques will improve your seeing and intuition in how to produce dynamic, engaging photographs.

2 models

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D091A
Price: $240.00
Teacher: Ramin Izadpanah
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Digital Photography / Photographie Numerique
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 02/28/2021
End Date: 04/25/2021
Schedule:
Digital Photography: Beyond the Basics, Intro-inter: Tues, 6 - 9 pm
Register In this course, you will learn how to create great images by understanding the fundamental elements of photography. By becoming more familiar with the various settings that your camera offers, you will achieve successful photos for various situations and subjects. Understanding your DSLR camera will help you will see the excitement of a new world.

This is a hands-on course, so bring your digital camera, manual, tri-pod, a small pad of paper & pen. Dress for the weather as the instructor has been known for taking his classes out in various conditions.
Code: W21D091B
Price: $240.00
Teacher: Ramin Izadpanah
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Digital Photography / Photographie Numerique
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 03/02/2021
End Date: 04/20/2021
Schedule:
The Beautiful Winter Landscape - Digital Photography, Intro: Sun, 1 - 4 pm
Register Photography is such a great way to embrace the beautiful winter landscape! This course is structured to introduce the fundamentals of digital photography by helping you to understand your camera as well as introduce the range of choices that one can make to improve their photographs. Beyond basic camera controls, students will complete a range of exercises that will improve their recognition of compositional elements that improve their photographs. Topics that will be covered include simplifying your menu choices, manual exposure controls, how to use your flash properly as well as how to improve your digital photographs in post-production. Weekly exercises, demonstrations and open critiques will improve your seeing and intuition in how to produce dynamic, engaging photographs.

Please bring your digital camera to each class.

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D091C
Price: $270.00
Teacher: David Barbour
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Digital Photography / Photographie Numerique
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 02/14/2021
End Date: 04/25/2021
Schedule:
Letterpress Printing Workshop: Valentine's Day Cards! Intro-adv: Sat, 9 am - 4 pm
Register Everyone loves romantic cards, even more when they are handmade!

This six-hour workshop is an introduction to letterpress, with Saint Valentine as the main topic. In this very cool class, you will have fun learning about basic typesetting and how to operate a Vandercook press!

Some materials are provided in this course, but you will need to purchase additional materials. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca



Code: W21DWS01
Price: $150.00
Teacher: Guillermo Trejo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: 402
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 02/13/2021
End Date: 02/13/2021
Schedule:
Lifedrawing Open Workshop: Independent, Tues, 6 - 9 pm
Register This is an independent workshop where the student works at their own pace.
A model is provided for each session.

11 models
Code: W21DOW1A
Price: $225.00
Teacher: No Instructor
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Open Workshops / Ateliers Libres
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 02/09/2021
End Date: 04/20/2021
Schedule:
B-Sharpes Open Painting Workshop, Independent: Thurs, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Register Have paintings you want to finish? Need three hours a week to get out of the house and complete your artwork on your own? Then you need to sign up for this independent painting workshop! It allows individuals to work on their painting projects in an encouraging and relaxing atmosphere with like-minded people.
Code: W21DOW1C
Price: $115.00
Teacher: No Instructor
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Open Workshops / Ateliers Libres
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 02/11/2021
End Date: 04/22/2021
Schedule:
Multiple Watercolour Techniques: Contemporary Edition, Intro-inter: Tues, 6 - 9 pm
Register This course is focused specifically on DIY-advice and practical exercises aimed to help attendees get rid of so-called “prejudice about difficulties with watercolour”. Through series of simple, clear, step-by-step guidance they will become aware of their artistic skills, get to know how to use washes, mixes, how to avoid rundowns and will be able to create multi-layered, intricate compositions. Series of sessions are designed to help students to find and develop your own style, to experiment with water-based media such as ink, gouache, watercolor crayons, chalk pastels and different resists. You will be encouraged to find subjects that interest you – and instructions will be given to help you reach your highest creative potential and feel satisfied with your accomplishments.

No class March 20

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D018B
Price: $165.00
Teacher: Yulia Lisitsyna
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 03/02/2021
End Date: 03/30/2021
Schedule:
Painting the Portrait in Oil, Intro-inter: Wed, 1 - 4 pm
Register This 10-session course focuses on head and shoulder portrait study, painted from live models, using "classical" academic approach of Fat over Lean. Four long term sittings are provided to explore portrait structure, individual features, flesh tone palette and achieving likeness.
9 Models.

No class March 17

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D013A
Price: $335.00
Teacher: Mahshid Farhoudi
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 02/10/2021
End Date: 04/28/2021
Schedule:
Figure Drawing Studio, Intro-inter: Wed, 9:15 am - 12:15 pm
Register Learn the art of figure drawing using a step by step method. Beginner and advanced students will benefit from this drawing class. Students will be working directly from the nude using charcoal and pen and ink for short studies. You will learn the basics of gesture, proportion, and morphology. Finally finishing with big form and small form modeling.

10 models

No class march 17

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca
Code: W21D003A
Price: $345.00
Teacher: Mahshid Farhoudi
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Winter
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 02/10/2021
End Date: 04/21/2021
Schedule:
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