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Drawing 101: The Basics (Thurs, 6:30 - 9:30)
You have always wanted to draw but never had the courage to try it. Here’s your chance to learn the fundamentals of drawing while trying your hand at classical art materials. This ten week course will start you off with very basic shapes and materials, working your way to a more detailed still-life. We will even touch base on drawing portraits. Have fun while learning new drawing skills and techniques in a relaxed and supportive environment!

2 models
Code: F16D001A
Price: $250.00
Teacher: Patricia Laalo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 09/29/2016
End Date: 12/01/2016
Schedule:

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Drawing for the Absolutely Terrified Beginner (Mon 6 - 9)
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, figure drawing, and more! Learn simple tips and tricks that make a difference in how you see and draw, creating a solid foundation for future artwork.

No class October 10
2 models
Code: F16D001B
Price: $275.00
Teacher: Maya Hum
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 1
Start Date: 09/12/2016
End Date: 12/05/2016
Schedule:

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Illustration for Beginners (Tue, 6 - 9 )
This course serves as a fun introduction to a variety of illustration styles and techniques. We will work on short and simple projects to introduce and develop your skill level with different mediums. Traditional wet, dry, and digital media will be explored (such as ink, paint, pencils, and Photoshop). Projects and exercises will also focus on how to unlock your imagination!
Code: F16D001C
Price: $300.00
Teacher: Maya Hum
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 09/13/2016
End Date: 11/29/2016
Schedule:

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Best Beginners Drawing (Wed, 6:30 - 9:30)
Understanding the true basics of drawing, that is materials, line, form, volume, tone, texture and composition are an absolute necessity.
Once these fundamentals are understood, and the knowledge can be applied consistently, good work can happen. Drawing IS a skill that you can learn.
Various media will be utilized i.e.: pencil, conté, felt tipped pen, coloured pencils in exercises addressing, still life, landscape and abstract subject matter.
Many drawing courses skip over the essential knowledge and skills...but not this one. You WILL learn how to draw, and do it better!
Code: F16D001E
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Blair T. Paul
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 1
Start Date: 09/14/2016
End Date: 11/30/2016
Schedule:

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Introduction to Drawing (Wed, 6:30 - 9:30)
Unlock the magic of drawing! This course will focus on sound drawing techniques using a variety of dry media, applied individually and in combination. Trusted drawing methods will be explained, demonstrated and applied. There will be a focus on individual progression and group encouragement, with individual coaching being provided based on students' needs and goals. Each session focuses on a different reference subject for inspiration. Absolute beginners are welcome as are those wishing to take a refresher in drawing basics.

2 models
Code: F16D002A
Price: $250.00
Teacher: David Kearn
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 09/21/2016
End Date: 11/23/2016
Schedule:

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Drawing for the Not So Terrified (Thurs, 6 - 9 )
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 figure drawing, botanical drawing, perspective drawing, how to add colour 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 course or the intro version.

2 models
Code: F16D002B
Price: $275.00
Teacher: Maya Hum
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 09/15/2016
End Date: 12/01/2016
Schedule:

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Prelude: Drawing the Figure for Painting (Wed, 9 - 12 am)
An eleven week course with nine models, this course serves to prepare for extending figure drawing. Anatomy, structure, composition and design using various techniques befitting both drawing and painting will be enhanced by a visit to the National Gallery and a final group critique.

9 models
Code: F16D003A
Price: $340.00
Teacher: Pamela Lasserre
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 09/14/2016
End Date: 11/23/2016
Schedule:

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Figure Drawing Essentials (Thurs, 1 - 4)
Learn the art of figure drawing using a step by step method. Beginner and advanced students will benefit from this drawing class. Students will be working directly from the nude using charcoal or carbon pencil. You will learn the basics of gesture, proportion, and morphology. Finally finishing with big form and small form modeling. The end effect is a dramatic three dimensional figure.

11 models
Code: F16D003B
Price: $355.00
Teacher: Mahshid Farhoudi
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 09/15/2016
End Date: 12/01/2016
Schedule:

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Portrait Drawing Essentials (Wed 9:30 - 12:30 am)
In this course applying the basic classical proportion and structure of the head and its features are taught to draw accurate portraits. Through sustained poses form a model students will explore the arabesque and rendering techniques in the art of portraiture through three different mediums.

12 models
Code: F16D003C
Price: $365.00
Teacher: Mahshid Farhoudi
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 09/14/2016
End Date: 11/30/2016
Schedule:

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Classical Drawing: Anatomy for the Artist: Skeleton (Sat, 1 - 4 pm)
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.

No class October 8
Code: F16D004A
Price: $260.00
Teacher: Jayne Couch
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 1
Start Date: 09/17/2016
End Date: 12/10/2016
Schedule:

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Introduction to Acrylics and Oils (Wed, 1:30 - 4:30)
This course will introduce the basic concepts of oil and acrylic painting and provide a solid background for further exploration. The classes will cove technical information, composition and space, as well as colour values. Beginning with simple studies, students will quickly progress to completed paintings in full colour.
Code: F16D010A
Price: $225.00
Teacher: Naz Ikramullah
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 09/14/2016
End Date: 11/09/2016
Schedule:

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Paint in Acrylics and Oil ! (Thurs, 1 - 4 pm)
We will unlock the magic of painting through sessions drawing on a variety of subjects and styles for inspiration. Straightforward, trusted painting methods are explained, demonstrated and applied. Absolute beginners are welcome as well as artists wanting to take a fresh look at a medium or perhaps pursue a new style. Step by step, we will dispel the myths and develop sound practices, creativity and expression. Let’s paint!
Code: F16D010B
Price: $235.00
Teacher: David Kearn
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 09/22/2016
End Date: 11/24/2016
Schedule:

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Exploring Acrylics and Oils (Wed, 6:30 - 9:30)
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.

2 models
Code: F16D011A
Price: $275.00
Teacher: Andrew Fay
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 5
Start Date: 09/14/2016
End Date: 11/30/2016
Schedule:

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Exploring Acylics and Oils (Tues, 9 - 12)
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.

2 models
Code: F16D011B
Price: $275.00
Teacher: Andrew Fay
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 09/13/2016
End Date: 11/29/2016
Schedule:

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The Art of Painting (Tues, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)
This course will provide an enriching painting experience for students who wish to go beyond the introductory stage of development. The scope of the course will allow for progression beyond basic skills in the student’s chosen medium of either oil or acrylic. Opportunities to explore and examine new and varied subject matter will be provided, encompassing still life, landscape, portraits, and the human figure. Attention will be given to the evolution of the student’s vision and innate style, and an awakening and nurturing of a sensibility for colour.

4 models
Code: F16D011F
Price: $295.00
Teacher: Lucia De Marinis
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 09/20/2016
End Date: 12/06/2016
Schedule:

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Exploring Landscape (Thurs, 6:30 - 9:30)
This indoor workshop will allow us to explore many varieties of landscape and outdoor environments, ranging from vast panoramic scenes (mountains, sea, and sky) to more small-scale views of forests and foliage. The student will acquire a discipline in working from thumbnails derived from photographs or sketches. We will explore effective cropping and composition, as well as pictorial devices for capturing light, atmosphere, and mood. The student will develop painterly techniques for the modeling of form, as well as an ability to simplify the image in order to give it greater power, impact, and fluency. This course is open to students of every level of ability, from the beginner to the more advanced.
Code: F16D012A
Price: $260.00
Teacher: Lucia De Marinis
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 2
Start Date: 09/15/2016
End Date: 12/01/2016
Schedule:

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Intro to Acrylic Landscape Painting (Sun, 1- 4 pm)
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.

No class October 9
Code: F16D012B
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Blair T. Paul
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 3
Start Date: 09/18/2016
End Date: 12/11/2016
Schedule:

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Painting the Figure (Wed, 1 - 4 pm)
Students will create three painting, each extending over three weeks with the same pose. We’ll consider critical stances that influence the strategy and outcome of each work bolstered by sound techniques and an awareness of composition and design options. National Gallery visit and group critique. (Your choice of oil/acrylic/watercolour).

9 models
Code: F16D013A
Price: $350.00
Teacher: Pamela Lasserre
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 1
Start Date: 09/14/2016
End Date: 11/23/2016
Schedule:

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Expressive Portraits (Thurs, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm)
This course will explore the joy of creating free and vital portraits in dry media, acrylic, oil and watercolour. The instructor’s approach balances control and technique with immediacy and spontaneity and shows how these can be woven together to capture personality as well as likeness. There will be a focus on observation and sound technique along with exploring the portrait as a means of expression. Individual coaching will be provided, based on each student’s needs and goals, with students welcome to work in the medium of their choice. The sessions will primarily involve live models and include demonstrations of the instructor’s techniques.

8 models
Code: F16D014A
Price: $305.00
Teacher: David Kearn
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 09/22/2016
End Date: 11/24/2016
Schedule:

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Mastering the Portrait (Wed, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)
This course is presented in the form of studio work. Students will be encouraged to become ambitious about their drawing and painting skills. They will be expected to stay with one project for a period of time that is necessary to understand the key elements of the form and techniques. Students will be working from quality reproductions. They can draw or paint using a medium of their choice. Ongoing personal guidance will be provided.
Code: F16D014B
Price: $260.00
Teacher: Dana Brezina
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 09/14/2016
End Date: 11/30/2016
Schedule:

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Japanese Painting: Sumi-e (Fri, 2 - 4 pm)
Register The art of painting with the Oriental Brush is a tradition that has existed for more than one thousand years. Learn and appreciate the “Way of the Brush” using contemporary techniques for Western students, and based upon the Breathing Brush Method, first developed in Ottawa by my Sumi-e artist and teacher, Mme Tomoko Kodama.  This course is open to all levels of experience, as teaching is geared towards beginner and advanced alike. For beginners, this program will give you the important fundamentals to produce simple, classic ink works in calligraphy and beginner-level object painting. Intermediate to advanced students will be given new ways to develop their painting techniques further. Each student can expect one-on-one assistance to advance along their painting journey.

Please request a material list from the Ottawa School of Art and arrive with all of your material for the first session.
Code: F16D017
Price: $170.00
Teacher: Heather MacDonald
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 5
Start Date: 10/07/2016
End Date: 11/25/2016
Schedule:
Imaginative Watercolour (Mon, 6 - 9 pm)
If you have ever wanted to do water colours and paint anything you can see or even better, imagine… then this is the course for you. The Imaginative Water Colours course is a broad view of techniques for both beginner water colour artists and those who have experience. Some of the things we will explore are:
How to use light to describe a place, a time and how it will affect all objects.
Why composition is really important and how to use it to evoke emotion.
Simple perspective and how to use photo reference combined with drawing skills.
Colour Theory, why this is your best friend as a painter.

No class October 10
Code: F16D018A
Price: $260.00
Teacher: David Clendining
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 1
Start Date: 09/12/2016
End Date: 12/05/2016
Schedule:

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Effective Watercolour (Tues, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)
This course is all about hands-on experience in watercolour painting. Specific attention will be given to learning textures, extra effects – pen, ink, watercolour crayons; traditional and experimental techniques. Joys and challenges will help you turn creative impressions into your personal style and gain an improved level of proficiency.
Code: F16D018B
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Yulia Lisitsyna
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 09/27/2016
End Date: 11/15/2016
Schedule:

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Exploring Printmaking (Wed, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)
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 atmosphere of the class and working in the OSA printmaking studio.
Code: F16D041
Price: $310.00
Teacher: Rob Hinchley
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 09/14/2016
End Date: 11/30/2016
Schedule:

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New Printmaking (Mon, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)
In this class we will explore the concept of pop art through popular images using printmaking techniques; we will develop personal styles using techniques such as linocut, woodcut, etching, mixed media and collage.

This class is great for beginners in printmaking as well as experienced printmaking artists with non-typical ideas or people interested in pop art.
The idea of the class is to integrate printmaking techniques and qualities in your personal work. Unlike other print classes, this course is more focused on the aesthetic and visual possibilities of printmaking, and not the “hard rules”. This class is not about what you can't do, but is about all the different approaches of printmaking techniques.

No class October 10
Code: F16D043
Price: $310.00
Teacher: Guillermo Trejo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 09/12/2016
End Date: 12/05/2016
Schedule:

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Printmaking: Lithography (Tues, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)
Lithography is a planographic printmaking technique that does not depend on the relief of the printmaking block. Lithography enables printmakers to print lines and tones drawn with a pencil, a drawing stick and brushes. Lithography captures the fresh, dynamic drawn mark. We will be using stone lithography.
Because the lithographic process includes waiting times, students will be able to explore other techniques such as linocut, collograph and plexiglass engraving as well.
Code: F16D044
Price: $310.00
Teacher: Deidre Hierlihy
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 5
Start Date: 09/13/2016
End Date: 11/29/2016
Schedule:

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Silkscreen (Thurs, 6 - 9 pm)
This course will introduce students to all aspects of silkscreen in making art. It is modified for beginner and intermediate level. Students will learn and explore all possibilities and challenges in applying silkscreen technique in art production.

Material: Students must provide their own silkscreen frame.
Code: F16D045
Price: $300.00
Teacher: Farouk Kaspaules
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 2
Start Date: 09/15/2016
End Date: 12/01/2016
Schedule:

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Introduction to Marbling Paper (Sun, 1 - 4 pm)
Register This course was originally advertised to start on September 18 and run for 12 weeks. Due to a schedule change, the instructor has delayed the start date to October 2 and the course will run for 10 weeks.

Learn the art of European marbling, using acrylic paint and thickened water (carrageenan). Paints are floated on the surface of the water bath, tools are used to create intricate patterns, and the paint is transferred to paper. Each class we will focus on one or two new patterns and build on earlier designs. Students will be required to do prep work for classes the day before. The paper you create can be used for bookbinding, scrapbooking and other paper arts.

No class October 9
Code: F16D046
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Nancy French
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 10/02/2016
End Date: 12/11/2016
Schedule:
Printmaking - Intaglio for Beginners (Sat, 1 - 4 pm)
Register This course introduces students to techniques of printmaking. Through hands-on exercises, experimentation and risk-taking to achieve innovation in technique, students will develop conceptual and decision-making skills, while enhancing their personal creativity. Course work will also include projects based on themes of personal interest, such as comics, triptychs, typography, 2D to 3D transformations and more.
Code: F16D047
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Ludmila Armata
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 10/29/2016
End Date: 12/03/2016
Schedule:
Basic Sculpture for the Enthusiastic Beginner I (Sun, 1 - 4 pm)
Always wanted to learn how to sculpt? Been too busy to make art for a few years? Prepare for a stimulating, fun and supported experience! Introduction to basic 3D concepts, methods and materials, including: working with wax, wire, plaster, clay, and paper.

Basic tool kit required: sketchbook 8x10, pencils, clay tools, pliers, ruler, scissors, and two paint brushes. Materials approx. $35

No class October 9
Code: F16D060
Price: $295.00
Teacher: Marika Jemma
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 09/18/2016
End Date: 12/11/2016
Schedule:

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Sculpture: Mold Making and Casting (Thurs, 6:30 - 9:30
Students will learn how to sculpt with design, movement and composition to sculpt form for making molds, which is similar to sculpting in stone. An introduction to bronze casting methods as well as mold-making will be provided in this course.
Code: F16D061
Price: $310.00
Teacher: David Clendining
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 09/15/2016
End Date: 12/01/2016
Schedule:

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Sculpture for Beginners (Wed, 6 - 9 pm)
This course will introduce you to the exciting potential of working with a range of materials and techniques to create three dimensional forms. Your skills and ideas will be developed in the sculpture studio as you experiment and are shown how to manage the practicalities of completing a sculpture project. The studio is equipped specifically for sculpture and the instructor’s expertise will ensure that all Health and Safety matters are considered.
Code: F16D063
Price: $260.00
Teacher: Nathalie Grice
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 10/05/2016
End Date: 11/23/2016
Schedule:

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Ceramics for Beginners (Mon, 6 - 9 pm)
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 October 10
Code: F16D065A
Price: $310.00
Teacher: Meagan Pethick
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 1
Start Date: 09/12/2016
End Date: 12/05/2016
Schedule:

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Ceramics II (Thurs, 6 - 9 pm)
This class is designed for students who have had some previous ceramic experience and have an interest in working with clay. The course gives students experiences in making functional, as well as sculptural, pieces using a variety of techniques. Well thought out forms, designs and function.
Code: F16D065B
Price: $310.00
Teacher: Meagan Pethick
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 5
Start Date: 09/15/2016
End Date: 12/01/2016
Schedule:

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Dynamic Pots (Wed, 6 - 9 pm)
In this course we will explore techniques used in traditional hand-building, sculpting, and wheel throwing processes with the intention to make pots that are…WILD! Emphasis in our making will be playful, creative and experimental. Students can expect to learn basic methods and techniques to produce functional or non-functional works of art that are animated and highly expressive.
Code: F16D065C
Price: $310.00
Teacher: Jody Greenman-Barber
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 09/14/2016
End Date: 11/30/2016
Schedule:

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Ceramics: Playing with Surface (Tues, 6 - 9 pm)
In this course, students will learn how different surface applications alter the meaning and/or experience of the ceramic object. With assistance, students will work on their own self-directed projects (functional or sculptural) and investigate a range of potential surfaces for their creations. Students can expect to experiment with slips, terra sigillata, image transfers, and glazes.
Code: F16D065D
Price: $310.00
Teacher: Jody Greenman-Barber
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 09/13/2016
End Date: 11/29/2016
Schedule:

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Ceramics (Mon, 1 - 4 pm)
This class is designed for students who have had some previous ceramic experience and have an interest in working with clay. The course gives students experiences in making functional, as well as sculptural pieces, using a variety of techniques. Well thought out forms, designs and function.

No class October 10
Code: F16D065E
Price: $310.00
Teacher: Meagan Pethick
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 3
Start Date: 09/12/2016
End Date: 12/05/2016
Schedule:

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Animation Basics and Introduction (Wed, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)
Students will develop drawing skills for animation, character design, story board, etc., even preparing portfolios for academic or job placement or just for their own interest. Students will draw at home and in class will get personal feedback, group instruction and discussion. Professional animation artwork and films will be shown. We will also examine animation history and development.

*This course will meet at the Ottawa School of Art for the first session. All following sessions will be held at the instructor’s studio: 19 Pigeon Terrace, K1V 9J2.
Code: F16D070
Price: $260.00
Teacher: Peter Adamakos
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Special Interest / Sujets Divers
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 09/14/2016
End Date: 11/30/2016
Schedule:

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Intro to Art Therapy (Tues, 9 am - 12 pm)
The introduction to Art Therapy is not only a must for those who are in the helping professions or teaching but for any artist who wants a better understanding of their own artistic abilities. This 8 week course will begin to help with a better understanding of how you work and why. The classes will include some theory, an art assessment, work as a group with existing case studies, hands-on experience, and guided imagery. We will create “life boxes” and learn a relaxation technique. There is a certificate given for attendance in this class.
Code: F16D072
Price: $235.00
Teacher: Sharon Mintz
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Special Interest / Sujets Divers
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 09/13/2016
End Date: 11/01/2016
Schedule:

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Photoshop and Digital Art for Beginners (Wed, 6 - 9 pm)
Learn the fundamentals of creating visual art digitally! Through project-based, hands-on explorations, discover how to draw, paint, and manipulate images on your computer. Projects develop digital and design skills as well as familiarize students with the ins and outs of using Adobe Photoshop (CS6). NOTE: Students are expected to be comfortable working on Microsoft Windows PCs (file management and basic navigation). Alternative option is to bring your own laptop with Adobe Photoshop (versions CS4 to CC accepted) installed and drawing tablet, please let instructor know if this is the case as there is limited space.
Code: F16D090
Price: $330.00
Teacher: Maya Hum
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Computer Arts / Art Numérique
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 09/14/2016
End Date: 11/30/2016
Schedule:

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Portrait in Oils (Sun, 1 - 4 pm)
Register The portrait will be painted from a live model (a long pose). Ongoing individual guidance will be provided in tune with the student's particular needs. This short course includes mini lectures on facial anatomy, color mixing of skin tones, and various painting methods.

4 models
Code: F16DSC01
Price: $195.00
Teacher: Dana Brezina
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 10/16/2016
End Date: 11/06/2016
Schedule:
Letterpress Workshop B (Sat, 9 am - 4 pm)
Register This incredible six hour workshop is an introduction to letterpress printing on a Vandercook press. You will learn basic typesetting and how to operate the press.
In this class you can made your own thank you cards, events card or even your business cards! Most materials will be provided, but you will need to bring your own paper. This workshop is perfect for graphic design students, craft people and printmaking artists! No experience is required.
The print studio at the Ottawa School of Art is the only public space where you can experience working with a Vandercook press!
Code: F16DWS05
Price: $150.00
Teacher: Guillermo Trejo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 10/15/2016
End Date: 10/15/2016
Schedule:
Folk Art Across Europe - Exuberant Designs (Sun, 1 - 4 pm)
Register During this three hour workshop, participants learn how to create impressive samples of decorative artworks, following step-by-step guidance from the instructor. They will discover how fun and easy art and craft making can be! The instructor delivers a number of tips and stroke methods, explains simple how-tos, useful tricks as well as basic foundations of Ornamental Design.
This workshop aims to increase artists' professional self-awareness and reinforce their painting skills together with stabilizing their drawing-drafting skills, summing up their creative capacities and opening up new ways of creative flow.
Code: F16DWS06
Price: $85.00
Teacher: Yulia Lisitsyna
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 11
Start Date: 10/23/2016
End Date: 10/23/2016
Schedule:
Advanced Composition: Designing the Artwork (Sun, 9 am - 4 pm)
Register This is an intensive course where students will receive a solid base in composing their artworks. Students will learn about Elements of Design and Principles of Color Design, how to create depth in composition, work with a viewfinder and a golden section, how to compose an artwork by using geometrical shapes, balance and contra balance, and how to take advantage of symmetrical and asymmetrical composition and more.
Practical exercises and analysis of diverse compositions will form an important part of this course.
Code: F16DWS07
Price: $120.00
Teacher: Dana Brezina
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 11
Start Date: 11/13/2016
End Date: 11/13/2016
Schedule:
Stonesetting I: Pendant and Silver Pebble Ring (Sat & Sun, 9 am - 4 pm)
Register Love jewelry? By learning these basic jewelry methods you will make our own, no experience necessary! The participants will learn basic techniques in piercing, sawing, making your own prong and bezel setting, filing, soldering and finishing. Participants will create one Silver Pebble Ring and Silver and Copper Wire Pendant with Bezel set stone, using their own designs and applying the learned techniques.

Participants will complete TWO projects from start to finish:

*Silver and Copper Wire Pendant with Bezel Set Stone
*Silver Pebble Ring
Code: F16DWS08
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Shannon Kennedy
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 11/19/2016
End Date: 11/20/2016
Schedule:
Letterpress Workshop C (Sat, 9 am - 4 pm)
Register This awesome six hour workshop is an introduction to letterpress printing on a Vandercook press. You will learn basic typesetting and how to operate the press.
In this class you can made your own thank you cards, events card or even your business cards! Most materials will be provided, but you will need to bring your own paper. This workshop is perfect for graphic design students, craft people and printmaking artists! No experience is required.
The print studio at the Ottawa School of Art is the only public space where you can experience working with a Vandercook press!
Code: F16DWS09
Price: $150.00
Teacher: Guillermo Trejo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 11/19/2016
End Date: 11/19/2016
Schedule:
Papermaking with Plants (Sat, 9 am - 4 pm)
Register Recycle your garden waste into beautiful sheets of paper. You will learn how to identify fibres and pick suitable plants for turning into paper pulp. You will take home handouts on gathering and prepping fibres, and watch a demo on blending the pulp. The class will make papers using garden fibres the instructor has prepared in advance of the class, and take home 10 or more sheets of paper. Examples of fibres will depend on the harvest, but might be a batch of lily leaves, daffodil leaves, cattails, or something completely different!
Code: F16DWS11
Price: $130.00
Teacher: Nancy French
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 10/22/2016
End Date: 10/22/2016
Schedule:
Lifedrawing Open Workshop (Tues, 1 pm - 4 pm)
This is an independent workshop where students will work at their own pace.
A model is provided for each session.

12 models
Code: F16DOW1A
Price: $225.00
Teacher: No Instructor
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Open Workshops / Ateliers Libres
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 11
Start Date: 09/13/2016
End Date: 11/29/2016
Schedule:

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Open Lifedrawing Workshop (Thurs, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)
This is an independent workshop where students will work at their own pace.
A model is provided for each session.

12 models
Code: F16DOW1B
Price: $225.00
Teacher: No Instructor
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Open Workshops / Ateliers Libres
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 09/15/2016
End Date: 12/01/2016
Schedule:

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Video Game Design - Part I (Mon, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)
This course was originally slated to run on Tuesday evenings. Due to a scheduling error, this course now runs on Thursday evenings.

In this course the student will learn how to construct a complete ready-to-use video game environment in 3D using the hi-end 3D software Blender. Blender is used for animated movies, video game production and special effects. In their final project at the end of Part II of this course, the student will have acquired solid knowledge about the use of this 3D application in a professional approach to the video game creation process as a video game artist. Part II will be taught in the winter 2017 term.
Code: F16D091
Price: $250.00
Teacher: Mohamed Chabbi
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Computer Arts / Art Numérique
Room:
Semester: Fall
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 09/27/2016
End Date: 11/28/2016
Schedule:

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