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FULL: Vikings, Dragons and the Mystery of Celtic Art: Mixed Media, Ages 6 - 9, Mon - Fri, 8:45 am - 3:45 pm
From Norway to Newfoundland, Vikings rowed around the northern hemisphere and spread their unique style of art that influenced the middle ages. From Viking boats to the Norse gods, Celtic knot work, and yes, dragons: let’s explore the world of the Celtic art in drawing, painting, and sculpture.

All materials are provided for this camp. Please send your child with appropriate clothing for the weather, snacks, a lunch and drinks.
Code: S20DC1A
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Nadine Argo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
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Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 07/20/2020
End Date: 07/24/2020
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FULL: PaperMania: Sculpture Emphasis, Ages 9 - 12, Mon - Fri, 9 am - 4 pm
Featuring all things paper! This course is for those with good hand/eye coordination, patience, and attention to detail. Many amazing and beautiful things can be made of paper. Projects include: pop-up architecture, origami, pop-up greeting cards, decoupage, paper fashion and photo transfer.

All materials are provided for this camp. Please send your child with appropriate clothing for the weather, snacks, a lunch and drinks.
Code: S20DC1B
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Marika Jemma
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
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Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 07/20/2020
End Date: 07/24/2020
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Mix Up: Mixed Media, Collage and Drawing, Ages 9 - 12, Mon - Fri, 9 am - 4 pm
Register Let’s spend a week learning more about Instagram than you ever imagined! This camp is for the social-media obsessed who wants to explore all of the fun and positive aspects of the social media application Instagram. We will learn about this new media and its connection to the history of photography. Learn to think about social media more conceptually and consider how that ‘Influencer’ is trying to influence you. Examine the commercial and artistic aspects of this colourful online world. This camp is not about growing your followers; it’s about expressing your creativity and love for taking photos. All students will be required to have their own mobile device that can connect to wifi and download the free app. Parental permission to make public posts based on teacher-assigned projects will be required; which may include self-portraits.

All materials are provided for this camp.
Code: S20DT1A
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Amanda Misko
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
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Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 07/20/2020
End Date: 07/24/2020
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FULL:Pop Art: Mixed Media, Ages 6 - 9, Mon - Fri, 8:45 am - 3:45 pm
Over the course of the week we will use mixed media to draw, paint, print, stitch and collage. We will use our creativity and imagination to make projects inspired by great pop artists such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and Claes Oldenburg. For the printing project, students are asked to bring an old plain t-shirt or a jean jacket.

All materials are provided for this camp. Please send your child with appropriate clothing for the weather, snacks, a lunch and drinks.
Code: S20DC2A
Price: $280.00
Teacher: Deidre Hierlihy
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
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Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 07/27/2020
End Date: 07/31/2020
Schedule:

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FULL: Zany: Animation and Cartooning: Animation Emphasis, Ages 9 - 12, Mon - Fri, 9 am - 4 pm
FARFELUS dessins animés et bandes dessinées
Cours bilingue avec suivi en français pour les élèves qui le désirent.

The students will become familiar with some of the basic techniques used in classic animated cartoons and stop-motion movies through individual and group projects. Some time will be devoted to basic editing, adding sound effects and titles to the movies.
There will be daily drawing lessons and Comics workshops.

Les élèves feront l’expérience des techniques de base du dessin animé classique (dessins à main levée) et de l’animation en volume (stop-motion) avec des projets individuels et en groupe. Il y aura du temps dévoué à l’étude de la mise en scène, les planches de scénarimage, au découpage technique et la possibilité d’ajouter une trame sonore et des génériques.

Il y aura des ateliers de dessin quotidiens et des projets BD pour compléter la formation

All materials are provided for this camp. Please send your child with appropriate clothing for the weather, snacks, a lunch and drinks.
Code: S20DC2B
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Gérard Bélec
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
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Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 07/27/2020
End Date: 07/31/2020
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FULL: Manga, The Graphic Novel and the Art of Illustration, Ages 12 - 15, Mon - Fri, 9:15 am - 4:15 pm
The proliferation of illustrated texts for young readers presents the perfect opportunity to learn and practice skills in drawing, inking and colouring within the various new aesthetics of these three popular storytelling mediums. The week includes a powerpoint presentation of practicing artists (many new and young).

All materials are provided for this camp.
Code: S20DT2A
Price: $290.00
Teacher: Dawn Dale
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
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Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 07/27/2020
End Date: 07/31/2020
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FULL: Birds and Angels, Mixed Media, Ages 6 - 9, Tues - Fri, 8:45 am - 3:45 pm
Our winged earthly and divine creatures bring us messages of different kinds. In the morning, patterns and colours of birds from different parts of the world are explored through different drawing, painting and sculptural projects. The afternoons will focus on the divine angels from different cultures.

All materials are provided for this camp. Please send your child with appropriate clothing for the weather, snacks, a lunch and drinks.
Code: S20DC3A
Price: $240.00
Teacher: Mahshid Farhoudi
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
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Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 08/04/2020
End Date: 08/07/2020
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FULL:In the Palm of Your Hand: Small Sculptures, Ages 9 - 12, Tues - Fri, 9 am - 4 pm
This week we will create a collection of small works of art with clay, fabric, wire, wax and plaster to create a range of animals and objects. The focus of the class will be to explore mediums and to use form and detail to bring our small works to life. We will build little Zen gardens inspired by our favourite artists. We will miniaturize large animals and create small worlds to go with them. 

All materials are provided for this camp. Please send your child with appropriate clothing for the weather, snacks, a lunch and drinks.
Code: S20DC3B
Price: $240.00
Teacher: Alex Fichera
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
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Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 08/04/2020
End Date: 08/07/2020
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FULL: Figure It Out: Drawing and Painting from the Figure, Ages 12 - 15, Tues - Fri, 9:15 am - 4:15 pm
Enjoy painting and drawing the human figure by exploring variety of approaches that artists have used over time. Get inspired by figurative works created by masters such as Matisse, Picasso and Degas. Students will draw and paint from the model learning new techniques and expanding on their existing knowledge to help figure out the figure. One session with a model is included.

All other materials will be provided for this course.
Code: S20DT3A
Price: $250.00
Teacher: Amanda Misko
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
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Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 08/04/2020
End Date: 08/07/2020
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FULL: Alexander Calder and Friends: Mixed Media/Collage Emphasis, Ages 6 - 9, Mon - Fri, 8:45 am - 3:45 pm
Explore the theme of Circus/Carnaval through a variety of mixed media and collage, including painting, drawing, photo transfer, wax and wire. Have fun with face painting, costume creation, making our own juggling balls and learning how to use them! One art related field trip included. Alexander Calder created a travelling mini-circus of moving characters which inspires this camp- check it out on youtube!

All materials are provided for this camp. Please send your child with appropriate clothing for the weather, snacks, a lunch and drinks.
Code: S20DC4A
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Marika Jemma
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
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Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 08/10/2020
End Date: 08/14/2020
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FULL: Fakes, Takes and Mistakes: Drawing and Painting Emphasis, Ages 9 - 12, Mon - Fri, 9 am - 4 pm
There is nothing more thrilling than an art heist! Expand your love of art and your creativity as we explore a stolen a Klimt, Monet and Da Vinci. Can you believe the same Rubens was stolen twice from the Art Gallery of Ontario? Make a painting hidden under another painting. Create a Michelangelo drawing (cartoon) that looks 500 years old, and learn of the discovery of the “arm pit” cartoon. Discover hidden messages, and riddles in famous and not so famous masterpieces.

All materials are provided for this camp. Please send your child with appropriate clothing for the weather, snacks, a lunch and drinks.
Code: S20DC4B
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Valerie Ryan
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
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Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 08/10/2020
End Date: 08/14/2020
Schedule:

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Creative Digital Photography, Ages 12 - 15, Mon - Fri, 9:15 am - 4:15 pm
Register This course is intended to provide students with a new way of looking at things around them, for a different perspective to create art. Students will build skills and develop creativity using digital photography as a fine art medium.
Please note: Students are required to provide their own digital camera for use during the course. A DSLR or semi-pro camera is preferable.

All materials are provided for this camp.
Code: S20DT4A
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Ahmed Hafez
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
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Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 08/10/2020
End Date: 08/14/2020
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FULL: Boats, Bridges and the Rideau Canal: Mixed Media, ages 9 - 12, Mon - Fri, 9 am - 4 pm
Incorporating our knowledge of engineering, local history, summer recreation and travel, we will spend the week creating paintings, prints and sculpture in the studio. Weather permitting, daily outdoor drawing excursions will be the vehicle for exploring the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO world heritage site.

All materials are provided for this camp. Please send your child with appropriate clothing for the weather, snacks, a lunch and drinks.
Code: S20DC5B
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Deidre Hierlihy
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
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Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 08/17/2020
End Date: 08/21/2020
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Constructing Your World: Papier Mache Sculpture, Ages 12 - 15, Mon - Fri, 9:15 am - 4:15 pm
Register Papier maché is such an expressive material as well as being both ecological and inexpensive. Create your own world in miniature using three different kinds of paper maché as well as recycled fabric, old clothing and found objects. The week includes painting and embellishing the final pieces.  

All materials are provided for this camp. Please send your child with appropriate clothing for the weather, snacks, a lunch and drinks.
Code: S20DT5A
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Dawn Dale
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
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Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 1
Start Date: 08/17/2020
End Date: 08/21/2020
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FULLConstruction Sites: Mixed Media, Ages 6 - 9, Mon - Fri, 8:45 am - 3:45 pm
This class will use the elements of construction sites as models to do drawings, paintings and clay sculptures. The idea will be to tell a story through inanimate objects of everyday life. From traffic cones to fencing to safety signs and caution tape, the students will use elements of construction as their inspiration.

All materials are provided for this camp. Please send your child with appropriate clothing for the weather, snacks, a lunch and drinks.
Code: S20DC6A
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Eryn O'Neill
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
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Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 08/24/2020
End Date: 08/28/2020
Schedule:

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FULLZesty: Animation and Cartooning: Animation Emphasis, Ages 9 - 12, Mon - Fri, 9 am - 4 pm
PIQUANT dessins animés et bandes dessinées
Cours bilingue avec suivi en français pour les élèves qui le désirent.

The students will become familiar with some of the basic techniques used in classic animated cartoons and stop-motion movies through individual and group projects. Some time will be devoted to editing, adding sound effects and titles to the movies.
There will be daily drawing lessons and Comics workshops.

Les élèves feront l’expérience des techniques de base du dessin animé classique (dessins à main levée) et de l’animation en volume (stop-motion) avec des projets individuels et en groupe. Il y aura du temps dévoué à l’étude de la mise en scène, les planches de scénarimage, au découpage technique et la possibilité d’ajouter une trame sonore et des génériques.
Il y aura des ateliers de dessin quotidiens et des projets BD pour compléter la formation.

All materials are provided for this camp. Please send your child with appropriate clothing for the weather, snacks, a lunch and drinks.
Code: S20DC6B
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Gérard Bélec
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
Category:
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 08/24/2020
End Date: 08/28/2020
Schedule:

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Sunlight and Moonlight: Drawing and Painting, Ages 12 - 15, Mon - Fri, 9:15 am - 4:15 pm
Register Is your view of the city sun drenched colour, or is it darkly lit? Are you an impressionist? Or do you prefer the darker Gothic style? Capture our Parliament buildings, the Chateau Laurier, the Rideau Canal and Maman, the giant spider, in the style of your choice. Create a large acrylic painting. Create characters from the ghost stories and history of our town. Create an accordion booklet using watercolour, collage, frottage, and ink. Drawing session outdoors. (Hat, sunscreen, and suitable foot wear are required)

All materials are provided for this camp.
Code: S20DT6A
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Valerie Ryan
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Summer Camps / Camps d’été
Category:
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 3
Start Date: 08/24/2020
End Date: 08/28/2020
Schedule:
Figure Drawing Workshop - Online and at the OSA, Intro: Saturday, 10 am to 12 pm
Register This 4-lesson drawing workshop offers a comfortable and encouraging introduction to drawing the human figure. The first two lessons will be taught online to aid and give students a solid foundation in drawing the body. The last two lessons will bring everything we learned into the classroom where the instructor will guide students on drawing from the live model. This is perfect for beginner drawers who want to establish a foundation in rendering proper proportions, weight, and movement.

Supplies: For the first day you just need some pencils and sketchbook or loose paper. Optional: scrap cardboard (that can be easily cut), scissors or x-acto/utility knife and ruler.

Saturdays, 10am - 12pm
August 8 -29 (4 lessons)
* August 8 & 15 (online Zoom lessons)
* August 22 & 29 (in-class lessons) with the model at the Ottawa School of Art
Code: S20D001A
Price: $165.00
Teacher: Maya Hum
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 08/08/2020
End Date: 08/29/2020
Schedule:
Perspective Drawing in the Byward Market, Intro-inter: Tues & Thurs, 6 - 9 pm
Register The Byward market is a visually diverse corner of the city. It offers artists a wealth of material to draw: from open streetscapes and courtyards to stylistic detail in historic and modern architecture. Understanding perspective and being able to depict manmade space is invaluable urban sketching. This course teaches the fundamentals of 2-point perspective drawing. Classes will be a mix of theory exercises in the classroom and drawing on location in the market.

Materials:
Sketchbook, or drawing board and paper,
Ruler, pencil, eraser (eraser in pen form, optional)
Fine drawing pen (Sharpie ultrafine point, for example)
(portable stool, optional)
colour materials: water colours, coloured pencils, or coloured markers etc.
Code: S20D002A
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Deidre Hierlihy
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 08/04/2020
End Date: 08/27/2020
Schedule:
Exploring Acrylics and Oils, Intro-inter: Mon & 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.

1 model
Code: S20D011A
Price: $225.00
Teacher: Andrew Fay
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 08/05/2020
End Date: 08/26/2020
Schedule:
Watercolour on Location, Intro-inter: Sat, 9 am - 12 pm
Register This summer, get outside and enjoy the art of watercolour on location. For four Saturday's, we'll explore different aspects of landscape/cityscape painting with watercolour, "en plein air", (within a twenty-minute walk from the school). Whether you have experience using watercolours or if you are just a beginner, join us to learn how to create effective watercolour paintings.
Code: S20D011B
Price: $170.00
Teacher: Andrew Fay
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 3
Start Date: 08/08/2020
End Date: 08/29/2020
Schedule:
Intermediate Ceramics (experience required), Thurs, 6 - 9 pm
Register NOTE: This course includes one Monday session: August 17.

You must have previous experience to register for this course.

Experienced students will have an opportunity to work on individual projects with this wonderful and versatile medium in a condensed 5 session course. Individual development will be encouraged and emphasized in a creative and supportive environment.
Code: S20D065A
Price: $215.00
Teacher: Meagan Pethick
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 08/06/2020
End Date: 08/27/2020
Schedule:
Introduction to Art Therapy, Mon & Wed, 6 - 9 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
Code: S20D070
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Sharon Mintz
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Special Interest / Sujets Divers
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 08/05/2020
End Date: 08/26/2020
Schedule:
Digital Photography: Improve Your Composition Outdoors!, Intro-inter, Sat 1 - 4 pm
Register As a photography enthusiast you've mastered the fundamentals of your camera functions, have watched countless tutorials on-line and feel you've plateaued.  Here's your chance to work on the composition of your photos.  With a new way of looking through the lens, you will learn how to see the photograph even before you click the shutter.  You will learn how to encompass technique with creativity to make artistic photographs.  This class is hands-on.  Dress for the weather as the instructor brings the class on outside assignments.  Bring your camera, tripod, an open mind and let's create Artistic Photography!!!
Code: S20D091A
Price: $170.00
Teacher: Ramin Izadpanah
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Digital Photography / Photographie Numerique
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 08/08/2020
End Date: 08/29/2020
Schedule:
Intense Linocut MDF Workshop, Intro-inter: Mon, 6 - 9 pm
Register This workshop is designed for people who are interested in learning about linocuts and printmaking, are not sure where to start, or are interested in having a full experience in the printmaking studio before committing to a longer class. It is also for more advance students that may be interested in working on larger plates or learning how to improve their technique.
In this full week workshop we will learn all the steps to create relief prints with linoleum or MDF, how to transfer the design to the plate, how to carve the plate to create different lines and marks, how to set the press and ink the plate and finally how to print on paper.
The main objective for the class is that at the end of the week we will have a well-developed understanding of what printmaking is, and a finished print properly made.
Most of the tools are provided; plates and paper are not provided, but can be purchased at the school.
Code: S20DWS01
Price: $195.00
Teacher: Guillermo Trejo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 08/10/2020
End Date: 08/31/2020
Schedule:
Lifedrawing Open Workshop, Independent: Sat, 1 - 4 pm
Register This is an independent Saturday afternoon workshop where students will work at their own pace.
A model is provided for each session.
Code: S20DOW2A
Price: $100.00
Teacher: No Instructor
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Open Workshops / Ateliers Libres
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 08/08/2020
End Date: 08/29/2020
Schedule:
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