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The Four Seasons: Clay/Collage Emphasis: Ages 4 to 5 (Sat, 10 am - 12 pm)
Using Ottawa’s diverse seasons as inspiration, we will use clay to explore form and technique in 3 dimensions. Collage will be used to focus on colour, line and shape. Drawing, painting and printmaking will also be explored.
Code: W17DC01A
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Deidre Hierlihy
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 01/14/2017
End Date: 03/11/2017
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Nature and Art: Clay/Collage Emphasis: Ages 6 to 7 (Sat, 1:30 - 3:30 pm)
Students will be introduced to clay techniques to make a 3 dimensional piece of art inspired by the influence of nature in our lives. We will discuss the connection of nature to art and the importance of landscape as an expression of the Canadian identity. Students will interpret their landscape ideas using texture, pattern, layering and other collage techniques.
Code: W17DC01C
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Ruth Secunda
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 01/14/2017
End Date: 03/11/2017
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ABC's of Art: Drawing/Sculpture Emphasis: Ages 8 to 9 (Sat, 10 am - 12 pm)
This session of “A” words will be represented by African masks, Aboriginal Art and the world of Amphibians. Using various drawing materials such as charcoal, oil and chalk pastels and coloured pencils, we will study frogs and salamanders and their habitat. We will interpret Aboriginal art and African legends with sculpture techniques including mask making. We will visit William Armstrong, a Canadian artist who lived at the beginning of the 20th Century.
Code: W17DC01D
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Ruth Secunda
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 01/14/2017
End Date: 03/11/2017
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Dragons and Castles: Painting/Printmaking Emphasis: Ages 8 to 9 (Sat, 1:30 - 3:30 pm)
Using kids’ knowledge of, and interest in, medieval times as inspiration, we will examine the myth and forms of dragons, create castles, depict armour and cavalry, and practice art forms from the middle ages, like printmaking and lettering manuscripts.
Code: W17DC01E
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Deidre Hierlihy
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 01/14/2017
End Date: 03/11/2017
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Terrific/Terrifying Winter: Drawing and Painting: Ages 10 to 12 (Sat, 1:30 - 4:00 pm)
Don't hibernate, come and improve your drawing and painting skills. We will take a closer look at how artists tackle all the “colours” of a white winter. Important art elements will be explored by looking at famous winterscapes; perspective with Brueghel's Hunters in the Snow, scale with Canadian Kureleck's A Prairie Boy's Winter, colourful snow with Impressionist Monet's Snow Covered Haystacks, to name a few. A session with a draped, “skate- wearing”, model and field trip to the National Gallery included.

1 model
Code: W17DC02
Price: $235.00
Teacher: Valerie Ryan
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 01/14/2017
End Date: 03/11/2017
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Dynamic Sculpture for Tweens: Ages 10 to 12 (Sat, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm)
Develop your skills, explore materials, make new friends and express yourself in 3 dimensions! Projects will be completed in clay, wax, paper, plaster, fabric and wood. Carving, casting, gluing, bending, squishing, rolling, squeezing, twisting, swinging...and so on. Sculpture is the ultimate in "Hands on" experiences! One art-related field trip included.
Code: W17DC05
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Marika Jemma
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 01/14/2017
End Date: 03/11/2017
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Building Techniques in Drawing and Painting with Acrylics and Oils: Ages 13 to 15 (Sat, 1:00 - 4:00 pm)
Students will create indoor class projects while sharpening their observation skills. Each class will be set up with either a model or still life and students will build and expand on their drawing and painting skills. We will explore various techniques using both dry and wet materials such as charcoal, pastels, acrylic and oils, while getting inspired by the art and philosophy of great artists such as Modigliani, Kahlo, Cezanne, Mordandi and Picasso.

1 model
Code: W17DT01
Price: $235.00
Teacher: Tami Galili-Ellis
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 2
Start Date: 01/14/2017
End Date: 03/11/2017
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Portfolio Development: Ages 13 to 15 (Sat, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Students will develop their drawing skills through steely observation. They will perfect tone, form, proportion, likeness, depth, composition and texture. Great attention to portraiture, life drawing, and still life. Students will work from a model in preparation for visual arts interviews. A substantial body of work will be created through a variety of interesting and challenging painting, mixed media, sculpture and drawing projects. Tour of NGC and drawing from a draped model included.

1 model
Code: W17DT02
Price: $235.00
Teacher: Valerie Ryan
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 01/14/2017
End Date: 03/11/2017
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Comic Books and Cartooning: Ages 13 to 15 (Sat, 1:00 - 4:00 pm)
These courses are for students at all skill levels that need to draw seriously. They will learn and practice drawing techniques and discover cartooning and comic book secrets. Students will apply their creativity to the production of comic strips, gag panels, caricatures, illustrations, and the development of personal projects.
Each season will include a lesson on drawing hands (realistic and cartoon), tips on writing and storytelling for comic books, and the production of a class magazine collecting original projects by the students.

Ces cours sont accessibles aux élèves de tous les niveaux d’habileté qui prennent au sérieux leur dessin. Les élèves apprendront et pratiqueront les techniques du dessin et ils découvriront les secrets de la bande dessinée. Les élèves feront preuve de créativité en réalisant des planches de bandes dessinées, des cases à farces, caricatures, illustrations, et en développant leurs projets personnels.
Chaque saison il y aura une leçon sur comment dessiner les mains (réalistes et comiques), des conseils au sujet de la rédaction et la scénaristique pour BD, et la réalisation d’une revue contenant les projets personnels des participants.

Winter 2017 highlights
Gag panel project with group theme
Proportions of the head and face for use in caricatures
Long Vertical Panels
Code: W17DT04
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Gérard Bélec
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 01/14/2017
End Date: 03/11/2017
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Digital Photography 101: Ages 13 to 15 (Sun, 1:00 - 4:00 pm)
This course is intended to provide students with a new way of looking at things around them in 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. Although a DSLR is preferred or semi-pro cameras.
Code: W17DT06
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Ahmed Hafez
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 01/15/2017
End Date: 03/12/2017
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