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Drawing 101: The Basics, Intro: Thurs, 6 - 9 pm
You have always wanted to draw but never mustered 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. You are sure to have fun while learning new drawing skills and techniques.

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 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

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: P21D001A
Price: $190.00
Teacher: Patricia Laalo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 3
Start Date: 06/10/2021
End Date: 07/15/2021
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

Drawing and Painting: One Step at a Time, Intro-inter, Tues, 6 - 9 pm
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.

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 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

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: P21D010A
Price: $190.00
Teacher: Alena Liapko
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 1
Start Date: 06/08/2021
End Date: 07/06/2021
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

Exploring Acrylics and oils, Intro-inter, Tues, 9 am - noon
The first session of this course is on Thursday, June 03, then will move to Tuesday mornings June 8 - June 29

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.

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 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

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: P21D011B
Price: $200.00
Teacher: Andrew Fay
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 1
Start Date: 06/08/2021
End Date: 07/06/2021
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

Spring Watercolour Flowers at the Arboretum, Intro, Sunday, 1 - 4 pm
Get outside and learn a whole new way of appreciating spring flowers at the Fletcher Gardens…using watercolours!
You will have fun learning colour mixing, creating interesting compositions and developing your personal style.
All while being in the great outdoors! 
The instructor offers individual guidance with a 15-minute group discussion at the end of every class.

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 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

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: P21D018A
Price: $170.00
Teacher: Patricia Laalo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 1
Start Date: 06/06/2021
End Date: 06/27/2021
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

Advanced Clay Sculpture, Inter-adv, Tues, 1 - 4 pm
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 and tools needed are provided.

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 18+.

Some materials are provided for this course, but not all. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the
Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: P21D065D
Price: $250.00
Teacher: Nadine Argo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 3
Start Date: 06/08/2021
End Date: 06/29/2021
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

Street and Travel Photography, Intro-inter, Wed, 6 - 9 pm
In 1967, Gary Winograd, Lee Friedlander and Diane Arbus exhibited their work in the Museum of Modern Art’s exhibition “New Documents”. Curated by John Szarkowski, this exhibition of 94 black and white photographs changed the course of how we viewed documentary photography. Their work crossed boundaries between photojournalism and fine art as their personal style differentiated their imagery. Their vision motivated a generation of photographers to transform the reality of everyday urban life.

This course will balance viewing the work of seasoned Canadian photographers as well as an open critique of student's work. Workshop exercises will concentrate on improving one’s seeing and the recognition of potential of any given subject. One will be introduced to the simplicity of using one lens, where pre-visualization of one's subject and their surroundings becomes a faster response. A wide range of issues of photographing people in an uncontrolled environment will be discussed, including ethics and the law. Beyond photographing people on the street, photographing urban landscapes both in the day and night will be included in the class.

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 18+.

Materials are not provided for this course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the
Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: P21D091B
Price: $190.00
Teacher: David Barbour
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Digital Photography / Photographie Numerique
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 3
Start Date: 06/09/2021
End Date: 07/07/2021
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

Digital Photography for the Advanced Photographer, Inter-adv, Tues, 6 - 9 pm
Break free from your photography plateau and develop skills and techniques that will make your images shine! In this course the instructor will offer you techniques to help you move past your inhibitions. You will learn skills that you will be able to take with you beyond the classroom setting.

Learn from an award-winning photographer and Ottawa’s own Ramin Izadpanah.
Ramin brings to the classroom his in-depth knowledge of photography, intense passion for the craft and love of teaching. His dedication to guide photographers in their artistic journey has helped many grow beyond their expectations. ‘Every moment has a beautiful photo waiting to be taken’.

Requirements: You must have a solid knowledge of the settings of your camera or have taken an intermediate photography class. You will also require a DSLR, mirrorless camera or any camera with manual function. You will also require a tripod.
NOTE: This class is generally held outdoors. Please dress for the weather.

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 18+.

Materials are not provided for this course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the
Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: P21D091C
Price: $190.00
Teacher: Ramin Izadpanah
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Digital Photography / Photographie Numerique
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 06/08/2021
End Date: 07/06/2021
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

CANCELLED: Basic Digital Photography: Birds and Nature, Sat, 1 - 4 pm
Learn how to take stunning photos of birds, perched or in flight.

In this class you will learn the right equipment to use as well best settings for your camera so that you can create beautiful images of birds. There are plenty of birds migrating through Ottawa at this time of the year and we will have many subjects to choose from.

Sessions are held outdoors at various locations around Ottawa.

Requirements: You will require a DSLR, mirrorless camera or any camera with manual functions. You will also require a tripod.

Optional: It will be helpful to attain optimal images of birds if you have a long zoom lens (anything 300mm and up).

NOTE: With exception of the first class, the sessions are generally held outdoors. Please dress for the weather.

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 18+.

Materials are not provided for this course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the
Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: P21D091D
Price: $170.00
Teacher: Ramin Izadpanah
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Digital Photography / Photographie Numerique
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 06/05/2021
End Date: 06/26/2021
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

Drawing 101: The Basics, Intro: Thursday, 6 - 9 pm
Register You have always wanted to draw but never had 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 6-week class will start you off with very basic shapes and materials, working your way to a more detailed drawing. Your instructor will patiently guide you towards your artistic journey. You are sure to have fun while learning new drawing skills and techniques.

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 18+.

Some materials are provided for this course, but not all. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the
Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S21D001A
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Patricia Laalo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 07/22/2021
End Date: 08/26/2021
Schedule:
Drawing with Pastels, intro-inter: Saturday, 9 am - noon
Register You want to draw and love colour! This class can bring you the best of both worlds. Drawing with Soft 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 soft chalk pastels. You will learn about light, shade, composition, and above all…. Colour. Have fun while learning new techniques and skills for drawing still-life and landscapes with chalk pastels.

No class June 31

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 18+.

Materials are not provided for this course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the
Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S21D002A
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Patricia Laalo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 07/17/2021
End Date: 08/28/2021
Schedule:
Drawing with Pen and ink, Intro: Monday, 6 - 9 pm
Register Pen and ink are some of the basic drawing tools that every artist has in their studio (and probably carries around with them). This course focuses on the versatility and technical effects available with this medium. We’ll work on a range of projects that will help you to discover new and exciting ways to draw.

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 18+.

Materials are not provided for this course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the
Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S21D003A
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Andrew Fay
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 07/19/2021
End Date: 08/30/2021
Schedule:
Exploring Oils and Acrylics, Intro: Wed, 6 - 9 pm
Register 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.

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 18+.

Materials are not provided for this course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the
Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S21D011A
Price: $200.00
Teacher: Andrew Fay
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 11
Start Date: 07/21/2021
End Date: 08/25/2021
Schedule:
Ceramics, Intro: Mon, 6 - 9 pm
Register 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 May 24

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 18+.

Some materials are provided for this course, but not all. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the
Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S21D065A
Price: $255.00
Teacher: Meagan Pethick
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 2
Start Date: 07/19/2021
End Date: 08/30/2021
Schedule:
Ceramics, Intro: Thurs, 6 - 9 pm
Register 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 May 24

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 18+.

Some materials are provided for this course, but not all. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the
Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S21D065B
Price: $245.00
Teacher: Meagan Pethick
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 3
Start Date: 07/22/2021
End Date: 08/26/2021
Schedule:
Introduction to Digital Photography, Intro: Thurs, 6 - 9 pm
Register The course is structured to introduce the fundamentals of digital photography by helping you understand your camera as well as the range of technical choices that one can make to improve their photographs. Topics that will be covered include simplifying your menu choices, manual versus semi-automatic exposure controls, lens choice, how to use your flash properly as well as how to process 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.

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 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

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S21D091A
Price: $230.00
Teacher: David Barbour
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Digital Photography / Photographie Numerique
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 07/22/2021
End Date: 08/26/2021
Schedule:
Street and Travel Photography, Intro: Tues, 6 - 9 pm
Register In 1967, Gary Winograd, Lee Friedlander and Diane Arbus exhibited their work in the Museum of Modern Art’s exhibition “New Documents”. Curated by John Szarkowski, this exhibition of 94 black and white photographs changed the course of how we viewed documentary photography. Their work crossed boundaries between photojournalism and fine art as their personal style differentiated their imagery. Their vision motivated a generation of photographers to transform the reality of everyday urban life.

This course will balance viewing the work of seasoned Canadian photographers as well as an open critique of student's work. Workshop exercises will concentrate on improving one’s seeing and the recognition of potential of any given subject. One will be introduced to the simplicity of using one lens, where pre-visualization of one's subject and their surroundings becomes a faster response. A wide range of issues of photographing people in an uncontrolled environment will be discussed, including ethics and the law. Beyond photographing people on the street, photographing urban landscapes both in the day and night will be included in the class.

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 18+.

Materials are not provided for this course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the
Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S21D091B
Price: $230.00
Teacher: David Barbour
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Digital Photography / Photographie Numerique
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 07/20/2021
End Date: 08/24/2021
Schedule:
Explore Digital Photography I, Intro: Wed, 6 - 9 pm
Register With this course you will learn changing the settings of your camera, aperture, shutter speed, ISO and their relationship to one another. By the end of this course you will be able to shoot manually.
Requirements: DSLR or mirrorless camera or any camera with manual function. You will also require a tripod.

NOTE: This is an outdoor class. The class meets on location (outdoors). Please dress for the weather.

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 18+.

Materials are not provided for this course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the
Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S21D091C
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Ramin Izadpanah
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Digital Photography / Photographie Numerique
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 07/21/2021
End Date: 08/25/2021
Schedule:
Explore Digital Photography II, Inter-adv: Sat, 1 - 4pm
Register In this course you will learn a deeper understanding of the functions of your camera and settings, with emphasis on composition and lighting. See the world through your camera and create artistic images!

Requirements: DSLR or mirrorless camera or any camera with manual function. You will also require a tripod.

NOTE: This is an outdoor class. The class meets on location (outdoors). Please dress for the weather.

No class June 31

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 18+.

Materials are not provided for this course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the
Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S21D091D
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Ramin Izadpanah
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Digital Photography / Photographie Numerique
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 07/17/2021
End Date: 08/28/2021
Schedule:
Silkscreen and Beyond, Intro-adv, Thursday, 6 - 9 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

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 18+.

Materials are not provided for this course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the
Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S21D040
Price: $265.00
Teacher: Farouk Kaspaules
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 07/22/2021
End Date: 08/26/2021
Schedule:
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