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Painting the Spring Landscape: Intro-inter
Create from and learn to use your environment to make expressive landscape paintings. Contemporary plein air painting methods will be explored in the medium of your choice. Students will meet weekly at inspiring outdoor painting locations.
Code: P16D012A (TUE 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
Price: $225.00
Teacher: Rob Hinchley
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 05/03/2016
End Date: 06/28/2016
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

Exploring Printmaking: Intro-inter
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 studio atmosphere of the class and working in the OSA Printmaking studio.
Code: P16D043 (WED 6:30 - 9:30 PM
Price: $260.00
Teacher: Rob Hinchley
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 05/04/2016
End Date: 06/29/2016
Schedule:

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Intro to Drawing and Painting: Intro-inter
Register This introductory course is designed to give students a useful foundation in drawing and painting basics, which will enable them to move forward to a different level. The skills and knowledge obtained in this course will encourage students to express themselves confidently and uniquely. A variety of drawing media and methods will be explored as well as the fundamentals of acrylic painting.
Code: S16D001A (Mon & Wed, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)
Price: $215.00
Teacher: Blair T. Paul
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 2
Start Date: 07/04/2016
End Date: 07/27/2016
Schedule:
Drawing for the Absolutely Terrified Beginner: Intro
Register This course offers a comfortable and encouraging introduction to the elements of traditional drawing. We will practice your observational skills while studying shade, mass, values, line, perspective, and more! Learn simple tips and tricks that make a difference in how you see and draw, creating a solid foundation for future artwork.

2 models
Code: S16D001B (Tues & Thurs, 6 - 9 pm)
Price: $225.00
Teacher: Maya Hum
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 13
Start Date: 08/02/2016
End Date: 08/25/2016
Schedule:
Drawing on Location : Intro
Register This course will address a wide range of the foundation skills and concepts needed when drawing and sketching outdoors. Using a variety of materials, students will learn how to draw landscapes, cityscapes, and architectural features. Ideal for those who would like to keep an active sketchbook while traveling. (We will move to indoor locations in case of rain). Please meet at the school on the first day!
Code: S16D002B (Saturday, 1 - 4 pm)
Price: $140.00
Teacher: Andrew Fay
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 13
Start Date: 08/06/2016
End Date: 08/27/2016
Schedule:
Classical Drawing: Anatomy for the Artist: Intro-inter
Register Studying the bones and muscles is so important to understanding the form and structure of the human figure. Knowing what is beneath the surface better enables an artist to control volume, form, balance and gesture regardless of the medium. During this intensive course students learn how to measure for proportion and how to locate critical anatomical landmarks to render the skeleton realistically.
This course is open to students of all levels of abilities. The same instruction will be given to all students but the instructor will recommend extra challenges to the move advanced students on a one -on- one basis.
Code: S16D002C (Mon & Wed, 6 - 9 pm)
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Jayne Couch
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 11
Start Date: 08/03/2016
End Date: 08/29/2016
Schedule:
Intro to Urban Sketching
Register Urban sketches are observational drawings done on location in urban environments (streets, cafes, parks, etc.) that aim to capture and communicate authentic moments, scenes and stories from urban life.

This class will cover the fundamentals of urban sketching, from composing and sizing a drawing on the relatively small sketchbook page to choosing subjects to communicate a mood or vision. Much of each class will be spent sketching on location in the ByWard Market, with supervision and feedback from the instructor.

We will start off each session at the Ottawa School of Art.
Code: S16D003A (Tues & Thurs, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)
Price: $215.00
Teacher: Sharon VanStarkenburg
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 3
Start Date: 07/05/2016
End Date: 07/28/2016
Schedule:
Exploring Oils and Acrylics
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: S16D010B (Mon & Wed, 6:30 - 9:30)
Price: $215.00
Teacher: Andrew Fay
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 15
Start Date: 08/03/2016
End Date: 08/29/2016
Schedule:
Introduction to Painting
Register This course will serve to introduce oil or acrylic painting to students who have had no exposure to these mediums. It will begin with an introduction to the essential materials of painting and demonstrations of preliminary preparations such as building a stretcher, stretching and priming canvas, setting up the work area, and mixing colours on a palette. The course will subsequently focus on paint handling and the use of techniques to facilitate painterly representation of what the student sees. Information about colour and composition will augment the creative process.
Code: S16D011B (Tues & Thurs, 6:30 - 9:30)
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Lucia De Marinis
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 15
Start Date: 08/02/2016
End Date: 08/25/2016
Schedule:
Intro to Acrylic Landscape Painting
Register This course focuses on the landscape as a viable and challenging subject. We will also deal with understanding the acrylic paint medium and subject interpretation. In the course students will:
- Explore the use of the acrylic medium as applied to landscape painting.
- Examine and discuss the history of landscape painting in Canada and employ some of the methods used past & present.
- Experiment with various ideas including working on a variety of toned surfaces, employing glazes and watercolour application.
- Focus upon the necessity of strong composition and drawing skills as preparation for painting.
- Encourage individuality in terms of technique and composition.
Code: S16D012A (Tues & Thurs, 6 - 9 pm)
Price: $215.00
Teacher: Blair T. Paul
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 07/05/2016
End Date: 07/28/2016
Schedule:
Great Canadian Landscape
Register This outdoor workshop will allow students to explore the visual dynamics of the landscape first-hand, its forms, colours, light and atmosphere, scale and optics. Learn to interpret the awesome landscape and develop an appreciation for the immensity and beauty of nature. Our destinations will include natural settings within the city, easily accessible by car, bicycle, or public transportation: the Ottawa River, Rideau River, Hog’s Back Falls, Mud Lake, Green Island, or Experimental Farm. All nature-loving and aspiring artists are welcome to join.
Code: S16D012B (Tues & Thurs. 1 - 4 pm)
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Lucia De Marinis
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 16
Start Date: 08/02/2016
End Date: 08/25/2016
Schedule:
Figure Drawing and Painting
Register This course is designed as a transition from figure drawing to painting. It aims at the improvement of figure skills and sketching with colour and paint. In each class students will paint pictures through observation of one sustained pose. The combination of drawing with charcoal and pastels develops into paint by adding acrylic paint with brush and sponge.

8 models
Code: S16D013A (Mon & Wed, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)
Price: $280.00
Teacher: Mahshid Farhoudi
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 07/04/2016
End Date: 07/27/2016
Schedule:
Painting the Portrait in Oil
Register This course focuses on head and shoulder portrait studies painted from live models using "classical" academic approach. Two long term sittings are provided to explore portrait structure, plane of the face and head, warm and cool tones and achieving likeness.

7 models
Code: S16D014A (Tues & Thurs, 6:30 - 9:30)
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Mahshid Farhoudi
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 14
Start Date: 07/05/2016
End Date: 07/28/2016
Schedule:
Printmaking
Register Learn basic etching or lithography methods and produce original prints in this exciting form of art. Well-known artists of the 1900s and 20th Century have all used these techniques to explore their ideas.
Code: S16D040 (Mon - Fri, 9:30 am - 4 pm)
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Naz Ikramullah
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 07/18/2016
End Date: 07/22/2016
Schedule:
Printmaking
Register Learn basic etching or lithography methods and produce original prints in this exciting form of art. Well-known artists of the 1900s and 20th Century have all used these techniques to explore their ideas.
Code: S16D041 (Mon - Fri, 9:30 am - 4 pm)
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Naz Ikramullah
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 11
Start Date: 08/08/2016
End Date: 08/12/2016
Schedule:
Ceramics Crash Course
Students will get an opportunity to work with this wonderful versatile medium in a condensed six week course. Wheel thrown and hand built techniques, glaze application and decorating will be covered. Individual development will be encouraged and emphasized in a creative supportive environment.

No class August 1
Code: S16D065 (Wed, 6 - 9 pm)
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Meagan Pethick
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 07/11/2016
End Date: 08/22/2016
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

Making Better Digital Photographs
Register This course aims to help beginners develop and intermediate photographers refresh the fundamentals of digital photography, perfect their technical skills and focus on creative visual expression. You will learn how to effectively use natural and artificial lighting, set correct digital exposure, chose shooting locations and apply dynamic composition to create technically accurate and aesthetic images every time! Expand your photographic skills by applying a variety of time-tested techniques for portrait, travel, street, urban, event, still-life, and other types of photography. Hone your photographic abilities and build confidence by shooting in-class assignments, working with professional models, and receiving constructive feedback on your images.
2 models
Code: S16D091 (Tues & Thurs, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)
Price: $250.00
Teacher: Cezary Gesikowski
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Digital Photography / Photographie Numerique
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 15
Start Date: 07/05/2016
End Date: 07/28/2016
Schedule:
Great Canadian Landscape
Register This outdoor workshop will allow students to explore the visual dynamics of the landscape first-hand, its forms, colours, light and atmosphere, scale and optics. Learn to interpret the awesome landscape and develop an appreciation for the immensity and beauty of nature. Our destinations will include natural settings within the city, easily accessible by car, bicycle, or public transportation: the Ottawa River, Rideau River, Hog’s Back Falls, Mud Lake, Green Island, or Experimental Farm. All nature-loving and aspiring artists are welcome to join.
Code: S16DAA1 (Mon - Fri, 1 - 4 pm)
Price: $160.00
Teacher: Lucia De Marinis
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 14
Start Date: 07/18/2016
End Date: 07/22/2016
Schedule:
Landscape Painting
Register This workshop is an introduction to essential concept and techniques for plein air and studio practice.
In this four day workshop students will be introduced to a unique set of challenges that demand a genre-specific approach. Three major aspects of landscape painting will be examined: the simplification and massing, site selection and composition, and colour and light. These concepts will be practised through half day in studio and half day on location studies. The theories and principles in this course can be applied to oil, acrylic, pastels and drawing.
Code: S16DAA2 (Mon - Thur, 9 am - 4 pm)
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Mahshid Farhoudi
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 14
Start Date: 07/11/2016
End Date: 07/14/2016
Schedule:
Sketching at the National Gallery
Register In this course we use classical drawing methods for measuring size and proportion. Learn how to accurately render shape, value and line: elements critical for achieving realistic drawings. Each day begins in the studio at the Ottawa School of Art, with instruction continuing further, while the class sketches directly from paintings and statues in the National Gallery of Canada. This practice of drawing in art galleries is a time honoured tradition, educational and is good for the soul of artists at any level.
Code: S16DAA3 (Tues - Fri, 9 am - 4 pm)
Price: $225.00
Teacher: Jayne Couch
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 07/26/2016
End Date: 07/29/2016
Schedule:
Draw and Paint on Location
Register This course is for the beginner. Students will draw at inspiring locations such as the ByWard Market, The National Gallery of Canada, and areas in and around Ottawa. Each day includes a trip.
Code: S16DAA4 (Tues - Fri, 9 am - 4 pm)
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Tami Galili-Ellis
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 14
Start Date: 08/02/2016
End Date: 08/05/2016
Schedule:
Open Lifedrawing Workshop (July)
Register This is an independent workshop where the student works at their own pace.
A model is provided for each session.
Code: S16DOW1A (Sat, 1 - 4pm)
Price: $95.00
Teacher: No Instructor
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Open Workshops / Ateliers Libres
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 07/09/2016
End Date: 07/30/2016
Schedule:
Open Lifedrawing Workshop (August)
Register This is an independent workshop where the student will work at their own pace.
A model is provided for each session.
Code: S16DOW2A (Sat, 1 - 4)
Price: $95.00
Teacher: No Instructor
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Open Workshops / Ateliers Libres
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 15
Start Date: 08/06/2016
End Date: 08/27/2016
Schedule:
Open Ceramics Workshop (August)
Register This is an independent workshop where the student will work at their own pace.

*Prerequisite required: Students are permitted to enroll if they have taken a minimum of 2 separate ceramics courses at the Ottawa School of Art (based on OSA registration data). Materials are not included. No Walk-ins.
Code: S16DOW2B (Sat, 1 - 4 pm)
Price: $80.00
Teacher: No Instructor
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Open Workshops / Ateliers Libres
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 08/06/2016
End Date: 08/27/2016
Schedule:
Decorative Ceramic Tiles
Register This workshop will show you the amazing world of clay, where you will create your own unique ceramic tiles in a fun and relaxing environment. Learn how to make slabs and decorate them with slip and underglaze painting. If you have a specific design idea, bring your designs or drawings on 8"x8" paper so that you can transfer them to bisque tiles or wet slabs.

At the end of the workshop, your completed works will be fired and glazed, and ready for pick up within a couple of weeks.

Instructor: Zeynep Ergincan
Fee: $175
Tuesday – Friday, 13 h – 16 h
August 2 to August 5
4 days | 12 sessions
Code: S16DAA5 (Mon - Fri, 1 - 4 pm)
Price: $175.00
Teacher: Zeynep Ergincan
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 08/02/2016
End Date: 08/05/2016
Schedule: