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COURSE FULL: Drawing for the Not So Terrified Beginner, intro-inter: ONLINE - Mon, 6 - 8:30 pm
This course is for those who have taken a beginner drawing class, preferably the Drawing for the Absolute and Terrified Beginner, and wish to expand their drawing repertoire! Lessons are geared to build on and develop skills explored in previous drawing art study. We will cover still life, botanicals, the figure, portraits, animals, and more! Ask for the outline for the precursor of this course (if you never took it) to gauge if you want to take this class or the intro version.

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 18+.
Code: P21Z001B
Price: $225.00
Teacher: Maya Hum
Campus: Online
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 05/10/2021
End Date: 06/28/2021
Schedule:

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Painting From the Masters, intro-inter: Online - Mon, 1 - 3 pm
A fun class to learn tips and tricks of the Master painters. You will learn about the artist struggles, and how to paint in a variety of styles which will help improve your own painting technique.
**Prerequisite: An introductory course to drawing and painting, you must be comfortable painting on your own.

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 18+.
Code: P21Z010A
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Lindy Nadarajah
Campus: Online
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 05/10/2021
End Date: 06/28/2021
Schedule:

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Expressive Portraits, intro-inter: Online - Thus, 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Let's explore the joy of creating free and vital portraits in dry media, acrylic, oil and watercolour. David's approach balances control and technique with immediacy and spontaneity and demonstrates how these can be woven together to capture personality as well as likeness. Participants are encouraged to work on their own portrait projects and individual coaching will be provided, based on each participant’s needs and goals.

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 18+.
Code: P21Z013A
Price: $210.00
Teacher: David Kearn
Campus: Online
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 05/13/2021
End Date: 06/24/2021
Schedule:

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Watercolour Adventures, Inter-adv: Online - Thursday, 1 - 3:30 pm
Let’s explore a huge range of possibilities that watercolours offer going beyond the basics. Artworks will be based on various subject matters such as some seasonal landscapes, florals, wildlife, portraits, architecture, manmade objects. Focus will be on creating bold, fearless work, developing a sense of composition and colour using some contemporary methods and experimental techniques.
The references with subject information will be provided through e-mail 2 days prior to the class each week. Step by step demonstrations and individual guidance will be provided.

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 18+.
Code: P21Z018A
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Dhanashri Bapat
Campus: Online
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 3
Start Date: 05/13/2021
End Date: 06/24/2021
Schedule:

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Watercolour: Flora and Fauna, Intro-inter: Online - Sat, 2 - 4:30 pm
This course will focus on painting our favorite flora and fauna of the season! Using plants, flowers, animals and birds as our inspiration, we will practice watercolours that will help you create some expressive and colourful paintings. You will learn different techniques of watercolours: both traditional & experimental. There will be some other tools used such as inks, pens, pastels etc. to create some interesting textural effects. Paintings will be mostly done from photographs. The references and information will be emailed a day prior to the class every week. A step-by-step demonstration and individual guidance will be provided. Some basic drawing experience is required.

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 18+.
Code: P21Z018B
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Dhanashri Bapat
Campus: Online
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 5
Start Date: 05/15/2021
End Date: 06/26/2021
Schedule:

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Introduction to Linocut, Intro-inter: Online - Thurs, 1 - 3 pm
Online registrations for this course will finish 24 hours before the start date and time. If you have not received the link for the course before the start, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

This print class introduces students to relief (linocut) printing techniques, enabling them to explore their own imagery through the versatility of print. Because linocut printing does not require toxic chemicals to create the plate, or a printing press to print, it is an ideal technique to develop at home. Working in black and white, students will explore expressive mark and pattern, the essence of linocut. Colour printing using chine colle will also be explored.

This is an adult General Program course for students aged 18+.
Code: P21Z040
Price: $190.00
Teacher: Deidre Hierlihy
Campus: Online
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 05/20/2021
End Date: 06/24/2021
Schedule:

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Create Like the Masters, ages 9 - 12: Online - Thurs, 4 - 6 pm
In this course students will develop a further understanding of painting and drawing techniques needed to create masterpieces.
Each session focuses on a specific artist or style and modern and contemporary artists, their artworks, and movements that continue to inspire us today. Students will be exploring a variety of materials like acrylics, oil pastels, watercolors pencils and clay as they create 2 and 3-dimensional artworks in a wide range of media.
Projects include drawing skills, color exploration with painting and mixed media.
Code: P21ZC01B
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Sonia Arenas
Campus: Online
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
Category:
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 05/13/2021
End Date: 06/24/2021
Schedule:

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Drawing with Max: Storytelling and The Graphic Novel, ages 11 - 14: Online, Sat, 9 am - noon
Be it superheroes or talking animals, comics and graphic novels are an industry that is growing at an incredible pace. The experience of telling a story through images captivates the senses and ignites our imaginations. Within the pages of graphic novels, everything is possible.
In this course we dive deep into the world of comic books. Through weekly lessons, students will be given the tools they need to create their own stories using this liberating medium.
Layouts, characterization, pacing, creating believable conflict, drawing from different points of view and more will be covered to help students bring their own stories to the page as well as technical drawing exercises like anatomy, facial expressions, tone, colour, landscape, world building, animals and much more. Lessons will focus on helping each artist develop their own personal artistic style and voice, while drawing and illustrating stories that are their own.
Code: P21ZC01C
Price: $290.00
Teacher: Maxine Blackburn
Campus: Online
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
Category:
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 04/24/2021
End Date: 06/26/2021
Schedule:

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Drawing with Max: Storytelling and the Graphic Novel, ages 15 - 17: Online - 1 - 4 pm
Be it superheroes or talking animals, comics and graphic novels are an industry that is growing at an incredible pace. The experience of telling a story through images captivates the senses and ignites our imaginations. Within the pages of graphic novels, everything is possible.
In this course we dive deep into the world of comic books. Through weekly lessons, students will be given the tools they need to create their own stories using this liberating medium.
Layouts, characterization, pacing, creating believable conflict, drawing from different points of view and more will be covered to help students bring their own stories to the page as well as technical drawing exercises like anatomy, facial expressions, tone, colour, landscape, world building, animals and much more. Lessons will focus on helping each artist develop their own personal artistic style and voice, while drawing and illustrating stories that are their own.
Code: P21ZT01
Price: $290.00
Teacher: Maxine Blackburn
Campus: Online
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
Category:
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 3
Start Date: 04/24/2021
End Date: 06/26/2021
Schedule:

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ONLINE: Comics and Cartooning, Ages 13 - 15: Mon - Fri, 12:30 - 2:30 pm
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Code: S21ZT1A
Price: $150.00
Teacher: Elizabeth Lees
Campus: Online
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
Category:
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 07/05/2021
End Date: 07/09/2021
Schedule:
ONLINE: Comics and Cartooning, Ages 11 - 12: Mon - Fri, 12:30 - 2:30
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Code: S21ZC2A
Price: $150.00
Teacher: Elizabeth Lees
Campus: Online
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
Category:
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 11
Start Date: 07/12/2021
End Date: 07/16/2021
Schedule:
ONLINE: Personal Portraits, Ages 6 - 9: Mon - Fri, 9:30 - 11:30 am
Register With people as the main subject matter, we will explore specific elements of art such as colour, texture, line and pattern. We will be inspired by artists who have spent their artistic career exploring portraiture, studying a different artist each day. Learn about, and be inspired by, Amedeo Modigliani, Jean Paul Lemieux, Frida Kahlo, Gustav Klimpt and Pablo Picasso. Practice facial and human proportions

Materials;
Sketchbook, 9x12” approx. Or equivalent paper
Pencil, eraser
(hand mirror optional)
Markers or coloured pencil or oil pastels
Watercolour paints, brush
Code: S21ZC4A
Price: $150.00
Teacher: Deidre Hierlihy
Campus: Online
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
Category:
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 07/26/2021
End Date: 07/30/2021
Schedule:
ONLINE: Fantasy Art, Ages 9 - 12, Mon - Fri: 9:30 - 11:30 am
Register This camp will allow you to create unexpected adventures involving our own imaginary worlds, creatures, and characters! As an inspiration, let your mind flow through drawing, with a diversity of mediums and unleash your imagination to develop unique visual art creations. This fun art camp is about discovering the amazing artist in you while developing your drawing skills!

Materials needed:

Coloured pencils
9 x 12" Mixed Media Sketchbook
Pencil and eraser
Black Sharpie markers, fine and thick
Magazines
Glue stick
Code: S21ZC4B
Price: $150.00
Teacher: Sonia Arenas
Campus: Online
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
Category:
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 07/26/2021
End Date: 07/30/2021
Schedule:
ONLINE: All About Bugs, Ages 6 - 9: Mon - Fri: 9:30 - 11:30 am
Register Butterflies, spiders and snails! Join us this summer for an amazing journey inside the world of bugs, using insects as inspiration while exploring techniques and tricks with drawing, collage, and more art fun. This art camp is about freeing your imagination and giving you the power you need to make art.

Materials needed:
Coloured pencils
9 x 12" Mixed Media Sketchbook
Pencil and eraser
Black Sharpie marker
Cardboard from boxes - 8 pieces that are 4" X 4"
White glue
Flower petals, different leaves, small branches, grass, etc.
Code: S21ZC6A
Price: $150.00
Teacher: Sonia Arenas
Campus: Online
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
Category:
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 11
Start Date: 08/09/2021
End Date: 08/13/2021
Schedule:
ONLINE: Drawing Techniques to Build Confidence, Ages 13 - 17, Mon - Fri: 12:30 - 2:30 pm
Register Bring your imagination to life. This advanced teen class is for serious students who want to advance and practice their individual drawing skills within a supportive structure with individual technical instruction while working with like-minded young artists. Whether it is classical drawing, manga, graphic novels, illustration or street art this class will challenge each participant to improve and adapt their drawing skills.
Each session will have a particular emphasis - the figure in motion, facial expressions, the drama of light, setting the scene with composition, shading, colour, background/landscape, character and story development (each image is a story). Each lesson will help every young artist to develop their techniques towards their own individual style.

Materials Sourced at Home:
Ruler Scissors, HB pencil, Pencil sharpener, Masking Tape or Painters Tape, Your favourite drawing tools, Coloured pencils or markers, Holder for your tablet or phone so as to be hands free,
Reference pieces (to be discussed first day) photos, favourite book with illustrations, fave toy from childhood, collectibles
Do you have access to a home printer?
Paint brushes if you have some

To Purchase or have on hand:
Sketch book, good quality 9” x 12” minimum size,
2 B Pencil
4 B Pencil
#919 Blue Prismacolour Pencil Crayon
Water Colour pencils best price at Michaels, pkg of 12 house brand Artists Loft
Sharpie Fine Point black permanent ink pen
Black or blue Ball Point Pen
White eraser clean gum kneaded eraser

From Michaels - get a coupon online! Cardstock 65 ib. paper Recollections
three sheets white
three sheets black
one each of five different colours (your favourite colours) larger packages available.
From Dollarama
*mechanical pencil (2B leads) $1.50
*Taklon brushes package of five $ 1.25 - 2.00
Roll of Brown Kraft Paper

Upon registration photos will be sent of products to make them easier to find


XL Recycled Bristol Vellum -green cover 25 sheets 9 x 12 96 ib. $8.99 From Dollarama *mechanical pencil (2B leads) $1.50 *Taklon brushes package of five $ 1.25 - 2.00 Roll of Brown Kraft Paper Upon registration photos will be sent of products to make them easier to find
Code: S21ZT6A
Price: $150.00
Teacher: Dawn Dale
Campus: Online
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
Category:
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 08/09/2021
End Date: 08/13/2021
Schedule:
ONLINE: Mammoth Comics, Ages 9 - 11: Mon - Fri, 12:30 - 2:30 pm
Register A short program to introduce and practice Comics & Cartooning for all levels of drawing ability.
Projects: 4 panel comic pages, comic strips & single panel comics, animal caricatures with lessons about interior/exterior scenes and action poses.
All projects can be done with basic drawing supplies (letter-size paper or sketchbook, HB or 2B pencil, black pen or marker if available, 2 different colouring pencils or markers).

Un court programme pour présenter et pratiquer la bande dessinée pour tous les niveaux d’habileté en dessin.
Projets: planches de bandes dessinées à 2 et 4 cases, bande dessinée à case unique, caricatures d’animaux et des leçons sur les décors et les personnages en mouvement.
Tous les projets peuvent être réalisés avec des fournitures de dessin de base (papier de format lettre ou carnet de dessins, crayon HB ou 2B, stylo ou plume noir, feutre noir si disponible, 2 crayons ou feutres de couleur différents).

Supplies:
Graphite pencil (HB or 2B)
25 or more sheets of Letter-size bond/copy/printer paper
Or smooth (not too rough) paper sketch pad/sketchbook (letter-size or larger)
Black ballpoint pen or Pilot fine tip pen
2 different colours of colouring pencils or markers
Code: S21ZC7A
Price: $150.00
Teacher: Gérard Bélec
Campus: Online
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
Category:
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 11
Start Date: 08/16/2021
End Date: 08/20/2021
Schedule:
ONLINE: Travel Sketching and Painting, Intro-inter: Tues & Thurs, 6 - 8:30 pm
Travel Sketching and Painting for Beginners | INTRO | Online course
Instructor: Maya Hum
Contact: maya@mayahum.com

Description:
Have you always wanted to be able to sketch your surroundings or urban/rural landscapes with ease? This course serves as a fun introduction to a variety of sketching and painting techniques. Projects will teach students how to draw proportionally and with perspective. As well as many tips and tricks on how to make your travel sketching experience (whether you are indoors or outside) a breeze! Pencils, ink, and watercolours will be explored in this course.

Materials:
For the first day you will need:
· Paper to draw on.
· Regular HB pencil with sharpener. Optional: different grades of drawing pencils such as 2B or Softer
· Eraser
· Soft rag, tissue, paper towel and/or cotton ball
· Optional: painter’s tape

Materials for the rest of the course (I will review these materials on the first lesson to help you decide what you want to purchase for your travel kit!) It might seem a lot, but I just wrote a lot of details!

· 1 Watercolour or mixed media book (any size – this is your preference): paper weight 130 – 140lb is suitable. Examples:
Pentalic Multimedia Sketchbook, Moleskin watercolour, or use loose pieces of watercolour paper
· Ruler (I find a small clear ruler is great for your travel kit, a triangle ruler works well too!)
· At least 1 Ink black waterproof drawing pen. Examples: Faber Castell, Pigma Micron, Sharpie black marker. You can also explore using a set of different sizes if you wish.
· View finder (Will teach you how to make your own on first day of class)

Recommended to have, but not mandatory
· Mechanical pencil 0.5 size lead and/or Mechanical pencil 0.7 lead with refills
· Grey kneadable eraser.
· Bulldog clips (large paper clips) – if planning on working outdoors

Watercolour supplies:
· Container to hold water. If traveling use something with a tight lid.
· Small set of watercolors. Look for a set that has its own mixing palette as its cover. Example brands include: Van gogh, Winsor and Newton, Pebio, Koi, and many more.
· Watercolour brush: one round brush size 8 or larger. It is optional to have an assortment of brushes and sizes. Optional: water brushes
· scrap paper
· paper towels or rags

Other items that are not mandatory, but if you have these, have them nearby: xacto knife or small utility knife, Painter's tape or masking tape, oil pastels, rubbing alcohol, salt , dish soap, painter’s tape

If you are going outside:
· Hat, Sunscreen, Sunglasses, Water bottle (to keep you hydrated!)
· Portable chair or small folded towel or blanket
· Travel bag
· I recommend a bag to hold dry materials, and a bag for wet materials, which can fit together into your travel bag
Code: S21Z001A
Price: $290.00
Teacher: Maya Hum
Campus: Online
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 07/06/2021
End Date: 07/29/2021
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

ONLINE: Capturing Personality in Portraits, Intro-inter: Wed, 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Register Let's explore the joy of creating free and vital portraits in dry media, acrylic, oil and watercolour. David's approach balances control and technique with immediacy and spontaneity and demonstrates how these can be woven together to capture personality as well as likeness. There will be a focus on observation and technique along with the exploration of the portrait as a means of expression. Participants are welcome to work on their own portrait projects in the medium of their choice and individual coaching will be provided, based on each participant’s needs and goals.

Week / Focus / Description
1. Portrait basics in dry media
Cartridge paper pad or large sketch book, willow or soft vine charcoal, compressed charcoal, graphite pencils, kneadable eraser.
2 sheets of 60 - 80 lb drawing paper. Discussion of participants portrait projects.

2. Value and limited palette studies (Materials will be discussed in the first session.)
As above, plus: Acrylic, Oil or Watercolour: ultramarine blue, burnt sienna, titanium white (Acrylic & Oil), a little opaque white (Chinese or similar for watercolour).
Painting medium/oil and odorless solvent (for Oil), medium (gel or regular) plus retarder (for Acrylic).
Brushes, palette, mirror.
Support/paper of choice.

3. Portraits with colour
As above, plus: cerulean blue, cadmium red, alizarin crimson, cadmium yellow, lemon yellow, yellow ochre, raw umber, Paynes grey (watercolour)

4. Colour studies
As above

5. Handling features
As above

6. Handling features - continued
As above

7. Self portraits
As above

8. Finishing touches.
As above
Code: S21Z010A
Price: $255.00
Teacher: David Kearn
Campus: Online
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 07/07/2021
End Date: 08/25/2021
Schedule:
ONLINE: Chinese Brush Painting for Beginners, Intro: Wed, 6 - 8:30 pm
Register Chinese brush painting for beginners | INTRO
Instructor: Maya Hum
Contact: maya@mayahum.com

Description:
This course serves as a gentle and enjoyable introduction to the basics of Chinese brush painting in watercolours. Students will learn from step-by-step demonstrations and mindful painting exercises. In this 4-session course, we will cover bamboo leaves, orchids, plum tree, flower blossoms, and more! Lessons are adaptable to student comfort level and available materials.

Materials:

· Sketchpad/sketchbook or loose pages of sketching/drawing paper. Approximately 9x12 inches or larger. We will learn using a lot of regular drawing paper for this course. Your regular sketchbook paper will be suitable. Even dollar store quality or printer paper is OK! A pad of cartridge will also work.
· Pencil and eraser
· Any set of watercolours.
· Chinese watercolour brush. At least 1 medium sized brown haired brush. Optional: a smaller longer haired brown hair brush.
o Can be purchased from East Wind (361 Richmond Rd., Ottawa) – Recommended
o Alternatively, Oriental Charm (653 Somerset St. W., Ottawa) has some.
o If getting this brush is not possible at this time, an alternative is a Size 10 or 12 Round sable or synthetic sable-hair brush from your regular art store.
· Paper towels or white rags
· Ceramic paint palette or plate/dish
· Containers for water
· Optional: hair dryer
Code: S21Z010B
Price: $195.00
Teacher: Maya Hum
Campus: Online
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2021
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 07/07/2021
End Date: 07/28/2021
Schedule:
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