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Beginner's Drawing: Intro
This course is designed for those who cannot draw. We will explore shading, light and dark value, perspective, still life, drawing portraits from a photo, as well as hands. Using eye-hand coordination, pencils, and charcoal we will also study old Masters' techniques. Learn to draw before you paint. A must for beginners!

No classes April 21 or May 19
Code: P14D001A
Price: $220.00
Teacher: Agnes Ivan
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 3
Start Date: 04/14/2014
End Date: 06/23/2014
Schedule: Monday from 18:30 - 21:30

Please call us to register for this course.

Drawing 101: The Basics: Intro
You have always wanted to draw, but never had the courage to take a course. Now here's your chance to try your hand at the basics of drawing. Learn techniques and skills while using tools that some of the great masters of the world would have used. Explore the world of drawing and have fun at it. You will be amazed what you can accomplish!

2 models

No class May 8th
Code: P14D001B
Price: $245.00
Teacher: Patricia Laalo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 04/17/2014
End Date: 06/19/2014
Schedule: Thursday from 18:30 - 21:30

Please call us to register for this course.

Drawing in Colour: Intro-inter
This course will focus on colour as a structural and design component of drawing. It will delve into the various characteristics and behavioural properties of colour and their relevance to drawing. Exploration will involve creating form, as well as light, by means of colour harmonies and colour contrasts. The primary medium for the course will be chalk pastel/coloured conté on a variety of papers. Eclectic subject matter will be provided by the instructor. The incorporation of colour into drawing will be gentle and progressive.


For a full course outline and a list of materials to bring to the first class, please contact the school:
info@artottawa.ca
613-241-7471
Code: P14D002A
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Lucia De Marinis
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 04/16/2014
End Date: 06/18/2014
Schedule: Wednesday from 18:30 - 21:30

Please call us to register for this course.

Drawing in Colours (Chalk and Oil Pastels) Intro-inter
Register Drawing in colours is almost like paintings with your fingers, it is easy to get seduced by the textile quality of the material. Colours are mixes and manipulated into different tones where is the line still used to define shapes. If you like colours and drawing then this is the course for you!
In this beginner to intermediate course, students will work on in class projects while sharpening their observation skills and learning about colour, shades, light, composition etc. Students will explore the use of various dry materials such as oil & chalk pastels, charcoal and pencils while drawing their inspirations from the art of great modern artists such as, Degas, Matisse, Van Gogh, and Picasso.

4 models


For a full course outline and a list of materials to bring to the first class, please contact the school:
info@artottawa.ca
613-241-7471
Code: P14D002B
Price: $250.00
Teacher: Tami Galili-Ellis
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 13
Start Date: 04/25/2014
End Date: 06/20/2014
Schedule: Friday from 13:00 - 16:00
Lifedrawing: Intro-inter
Suitable for beginning and intermediate students, this course is designed for students interested in developing good drawing skills and knowledge of pictorial space and structure. Using analytical and expressive approaches the student will learn the principles and practice of drawing the nude human figure and improve their observational skills—an ability critical to virtually all other art disciplines. Classical, modern and experimental approaches will be explored. Techniques will include charcoal, pen, ink and wash drawing.

10 models
Code: P14D003A
Price: $310.00
Teacher: Blair Sharpe
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 04/15/2014
End Date: 06/17/2014
Schedule: Tuesday from 18:30 - 21:30

Please call us to register for this course.

Figure Drawing: Intro-inter
The aim of this course is to enable participants to produce confident, analytical studies from the figure and experiment with different mediums in order to develop their own intuitive style. Each session will focus on a different aspect of drawing from the human figure with classes on hands, feet, portraiture, tone and shadow.

10 models


For a full course outline and a list of materials to bring to the first class, please contact the school:
info@artottawa.ca
613-241-7471
Code: P14D003B
Price: $310.00
Teacher: Mahshid Farhoudi
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 04/15/2014
End Date: 06/17/2014
Schedule: Tuesday from 13:00 - 16:00

Please call us to register for this course.

Comprehensive Integrated Drawing: Intro-inter
We will approach Drawing through the elements of line, shape, value, texture, colour and space applied to man-made and organic subject matter. Marrying close observation and expression with those tools, students will have the opportunity to experience Drawing's powerful potential as the basis for painting, sculpture and printmaking.

4 models


For a full course outline and a list of materials to bring to the first class, please contact the school:
info@artottawa.ca
613-241-7471
Code: P14D003C
Price: $260.00
Teacher: Pamela Lasserre
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 04/16/2014
End Date: 06/18/2014
Schedule: Wednesday from 09:00 - 12:00

Please call us to register for this course.

Drawing Life-like Portraits: Intro-inter
Register Over the course of a few classes with an experienced artist, learn to draw detailed portraits using a wide range of pencils. You will learn to master drawing the eyes and fine details of the face, as well as various pencil and shading techniques applicable to your everyday drawings. Learn to draw friends and family in an incredible, highly-detailed manner.

Materials for the course:
- Set of drawing pencils. I recommend the Staedtler Mars Lumograph pencil set, minimum 6 pencils, preferably 12 or 19 with full range of H and B.
- Charcoal for the life-drawing
- 2 kneaded erasers
- pencil sharpener
- Newsprint for life drawing
- High quality drawing/sketching paper of your choice for the life-like drawing. Minimum 8.5 x 11 in dimension
- 1 high quality and high contrast picture of your choice, printed big, to draw from. A picture will be supplied by the teacher as well.


2 models
Code: P14D003E
Price: $235.00
Teacher: Lydia Pépin
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 3
Start Date: 04/27/2014
End Date: 06/22/2014
Schedule: Sunday from 13:00 - 16:00
Beginner's Painting: Intro
This course is for those who have not painted in acrylic or oils or water based oils. We will do mixing of colours, colour wheel, primary, secondary and complimentary colours. We will also do still life of fruit, flowers, portraits, landscape and cityscape, as well as abstract paintings.
Code: P14D010B
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Agnes Ivan
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 04/17/2014
End Date: 06/19/2014
Schedule: Thursday from 18:30 - 21:30

Please call us to register for this course.

Palette Knife Painting Techniques: Intro-inter
In this course participants will learn palette knife painting techniques used to create and achieve the elements and principles of visual art. Participants will experiment and practice in abstract, realistic and semi- abstract figurative, using different palette knives. The instructor will demonstrate in each class and individual feedback on the course project will be provided.

No class April 21 or May 19
Code: P14D010C
Price: $215.00
Teacher: Hamid Ayoub
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 04/14/2014
End Date: 06/23/2014
Schedule: Monday from 18:30 - 21:30

Please call us to register for this course.

Creative Painting (Oils/acrylics) Intro-adv
This course is intended for students who wish to expand their artistic boundaries and develop an individual and focused approach to painting in representational or abstract modes. Through personal projects students will gain new painting experience and a deeper understanding and greater clarity of vision in their work. The instructor acts as critic and guide in an informal workshop atmosphere.
Code: P14D011A
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Blair Sharpe
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 04/16/2014
End Date: 06/18/2014
Schedule: Wednesday from 13:00 - 16:00

Please call us to register for this course.

Creative Painting (Oils/acrylics) Intro-adv
This course is intended for students who wish to expand their artistic boundaries and develop an individual and focused approach to painting in representational or abstract modes. Through personal projects students will gain new painting experience and a deeper understanding and greater clarity of vision in their work. The instructor acts as critic and guide in an informal workshop atmosphere.

No class May 8th
Code: P14D011B
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Blair Sharpe
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 04/17/2014
End Date: 06/19/2014
Schedule: Thursday from 18:30 - 21:30

Please call us to register for this course.

Exploring Acrylics and Oils: Intro-inter
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, will learn painting techniques, gain practical information and will receive feedback on their work. Formal issues concerning technique, colour and composition will be discussed.
Code: P14D011D
Price: $245.00
Teacher: Andrew Fay
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 04/15/2014
End Date: 06/17/2014
Schedule: Tuesday from 09:00 - 12:00

Please call us to register for this course.

Paint in Acrylic and Oil: Pursuing Your Style: Intro-inter
Removing the mystery and unlocking the magic of painting, the sessions draw on a variety of subjects 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: P14D011E
Price: $230.00
Teacher: David Kearn
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 04/16/2014
End Date: 06/18/2014
Schedule: Wednesday from 18:30 - 21:30

Please call us to register for this course.

Introduction to Acrylic Landscape Painting: Intro-inter
Register This course focuses upon the diversity in subject matter to be found in natural landscape. The long history of this genre is discussed, as well as the practices of contemporary artists working in this field today. Basic colour theory and painting techniques are explored and applied to the many fascinating features to be depicted. Students will work from their own photographic reference material, and learn the advantages and disadvantages of this method. Two weeks will be devoted to each subject.
Code: P14D012B
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Blair T. Paul
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 04/27/2014
End Date: 06/22/2014
Schedule: Sunday from 13:00 - 16:00
Exploring Landscape: Intro-inter
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.


For a full course outline and a list of materials to bring to the first class, please contact the school:
info@artottawa.ca
613-241-7471
Code: P14D012C
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Lucia De Marinis
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 04/17/2014
End Date: 06/19/2014
Schedule: Thursday from 18:30 - 21:30

Please call us to register for this course.

Expressive Figure Painting: Intro-inter
Personal style, choice of format and medium; expression, intent and meaning conveyed through elements of design and their inter-relationships, painting techniques and interesting subject matter. Duration of each model study varying from one, to two and finally two three-week sessions with varying emphases. Nine models and a group critique to review course content and individual progress.

9 models


For a full course outline and a list of materials to bring to the first class, please contact the school:
info@artottawa.ca
613-241-7471
Code: P14D013A
Price: $300.00
Teacher: Pamela Lasserre
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 04/16/2014
End Date: 06/18/2014
Schedule: Wednesday from 13:00 - 16:00

Please call us to register for this course.

Drawing and Painting the Clothed Figure: Intro-inter
This course will explore creating vital clothed figures in dry media and paint. The course will include some life drawing techniques using a variety of media, applied individually and in combination. There will be a focus on observation, sound technique and structure, along with exploring figures, clothes and drapery as a means of expression. Individual coaching will be provided, based on each student’s needs and goals. The sessions will involve 8 live models (some nude) and include demonstrations of the instructor's techniques.

8 models
Code: P14D013B
Price: $290.00
Teacher: David Kearn
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 04/17/2014
End Date: 06/19/2014
Schedule: Thursday from 09:30 - 12:30

Please call us to register for this course.

Mixed Media Explorations: Intro-inter
Register This course was previously slated to start on April 16. The start date is now April 23.

In this class we will explore a variety of 2-dimensional mixed media techniques including layering, texturizing, underpainting, incorporating found object, collage, and using different surfaces. Students will have the choice of using these techniques to render different subject matter such as still life, landscape, the model and portraiture, or work on self-directed projects.

2 models
Code: P14D015B
Price: $245.00
Teacher: Vanessa Coplan
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 04/23/2014
End Date: 06/25/2014
Schedule: Wednesday from 09:00 - 12:00
Japanese Painting (Sumi-e) Intro-adv
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. This course is open to all levels of experience, as teaching is geared towards beginner and advanced alike. For beginners, this 8-week 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 ensure you have your supply list at registration and bring your materials to the first class.

Supply List:
Materials – Typical Cost is $25-30. The most important purchase is your brush.
1 medium size brown hair SUMI-E BRUSH: available at East Wind
1 Ink Stick – Black only, no coloured sticks
1 Ink Stone
1-2 metres of plain white or light grey (no black) felt (fabric stores)
Small jar or plastic container for water
Small plain white dish or china saucer (dollar stores!)
Supply fee for paper - $7
Brushes available from:
East Wind (2 locations): 802 Bank (& Fifth) Street (613) 567-0382 & Westboro, 361 Richmond Road (613)-729-9191. Also has some ink stones and ink sticks (Chinese type)
Ink stones/low quality ink sticks at Wallack’s Art Supply - Bank & Lisgar, or Wallack’s in Orleans
Please do NOT buy any Winsor & Newton brushes from Wallacks. These are NOT suitable for Sumi-e!
Please do not buy “kits” for Chinese painting or liquid ink. If you have questions regarding the supplies, please contact the school – they will forward your message on to me.
Code: P14D017A
Price: $165.00
Teacher: Heather MacDonald
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 5
Start Date: 04/25/2014
End Date: 06/13/2014
Schedule: Friday from 10:00 - 12:00
Imaginative Watercolours: Intro-inter
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 classes Apr 21 or May 19
Code: P14D018A
Price: $220.00
Teacher: David Clendining
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 1
Start Date: 04/14/2014
End Date: 06/23/2014
Schedule: Monday from 18:30 - 21:30

Please call us to register for this course.

Introduction to Watercolours: Intro
Register This course progresses through traditional and contemporary techniques of watercolour painting. Students will learn methods for painting from images of objects, they will create realistic and abstract compositions and they will learn techniques for combining watercolour with inks and pencils. Students will practice preparing surfaces, mixing colours and experimenting with various materials and tools. This class is designed for inspirational fun.
Code: P14D018B
Price: $220.00
Teacher: Dipna Horra
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 15
Start Date: 04/27/2014
End Date: 06/22/2014
Schedule: Sunday from 13:00 - 16:00
Exploring Printmaking: Intro-inter
In this course techniques in intaglio, monoprinting, and mixed mediums will be explored. Students will explore drypoints, zinc etching, carborundum prints, collagraph, and chine colle. Emphasis will be on prints functioning as unique images and the expressive quality of the medium.
Code: P14D042
Price: $275.00
Teacher: Robert Hinchley
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 04/16/2014
End Date: 06/18/2014
Schedule: Wednesday from 18:30 - 21:30

Please call us to register for this course.

Intro Printmaking: Intro-inter
In this class we will learn main printmaking techniques, such as: linocuts, woodcuts, etching, and mixed media techniques. The main focus of the class will be the proper use of tools, the press and how we can incorporate the qualities of printmaking in our own work. Class projects are open and each student will receive personal attention from the teacher.

No class April 21 or May 19
Code: P14D043
Price: $260.00
Teacher: Guillermo Trejo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 04/14/2014
End Date: 06/23/2014
Schedule: Monday from 18:30 - 21:30

Please call us to register for this course.

Sculpture I: Intro-inter
Register 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: P14D060
Price: $240.00
Teacher: Nathalie Grice
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 5
Start Date: 04/23/2014
End Date: 06/12/2014
Schedule: Wednesday from 18:30 - 21:30
Sculpture: Mold-Making and Casting: Intro-inter
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: P14D062
Price: $270.00
Teacher: David Clendining
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 04/17/2014
End Date: 06/19/2014
Schedule: Thursday from 18:30 - 21:30

Please call us to register for this course.

Ceramics for Beginners II: Intro-inter
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 functional uses along with good craftsmanship are emphasized.
Code: P14D065B
Price: $275.00
Teacher: Meagan Pethick
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 04/15/2014
End Date: 06/17/2014
Schedule: Tuesday from 18:30 - 21:30

Please call us to register for this course.

Ceramics: Intro-inter
Embark on a journey with the most humble of materials; clay. The essence of clay is transformation. It is transformed with our hands and by fire. If we can befriend it, it can transform us too. Explore the possibilities, by gaining skills hand-building and/or using the wheel to make functional pots or sculptural forms. Students will be individually mentored to help them achieve their goals.
Code: P14D065C
Price: $285.00
Teacher: Paula Murray
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 5
Start Date: 04/16/2014
End Date: 06/18/2014
Schedule: Wednesday from 13:30 - 16:30

Please call us to register for this course.

Ceramics: Intro-inter
Embark on a journey with the most humble of materials; clay. The essence of clay is transformation. It is transformed with our hands and by fire. If we can befriend it, it can transform us too. Explore the possibilities, by gaining skills hand-building and/or using the wheel to make functional pots or sculptural forms. Students will be individually mentored to help them achieve their goals.
Code: P14D065D
Price: $285.00
Teacher: Paula Murray
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 04/16/2014
End Date: 06/18/2014
Schedule: Wednesday from 18:30 - 21:30

Please call us to register for this course.

Children's Book Writing and Illustration: Intro
Register While most drawing and writing will be done at home, classes will be mostly used for review and instruction. Students will illustrate their own children’s book in the style and medium of their choice; writing their own story or adapting one already known. The goal is to have a full-size sample (“dummy”) book by the end of the course. Each class will include teaching, evaluations of projects, published books and class discussions.
Code: P14D071
Price: $220.00
Teacher: Peter Adamakos
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Special Interest / Sujets Divers
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 04/27/2014
End Date: 06/22/2014
Schedule: Sunday from 13:00 - 16:00
Art Therapy: Intro
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: P14D072
Price: $205.00
Teacher: Sharon Mintz
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Special Interest / Sujets Divers
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 04/15/2014
End Date: 06/03/2014
Schedule: Tuesday from 09:00 - 12:00

Please call us to register for this course.

Community Art Project - Chinatown Blossoms: Intro
Register The Ottawa School of Art is partnering again with the Chinatown BIA to revitalize and beautify this commercial district by conducting a large street public art project called Chinatown Blossoms. This project will add natural beauty through various art formats to this neighborhood that is short of green spaces. OSA Instructor Dawn Dale will lead students in this project to create public works of art along the streetscape. Abandoned windows, window frames and doors will be transformed into mini-murals; themed after Chinatown’s motto, ‘A multicultural village with an Asian flavor’. Artists will represent Canadian and Asian symbols within their different styles of design and aesthetic.
The course will guide the design and execution of each mural and mentor students during the process.
Students will develop crucial skill sets, work within the structure of a commission setting, as well As networking with the community.


For a full course outline and a list of materials to bring to the first class, please contact the school:
info@artottawa.ca
613-241-7471
Code: P14D073
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Dawn Dale
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Special Interest / Sujets Divers
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 04/29/2014
End Date: 06/10/2014
Schedule: Tuesday from 13:00 - 16:00
Thursday from 13:00 - 16:00
Introduction to Digital Art: Intro-inter
Learn the fundamentals of creating visual art pieces digitally. This course is taught through project-based, hands-on exercises where students explore how to draw, paint, and manipulate photographs using Adobe Photoshop CS6. Illusions and special effects will be created using collage, colour, and layer effects. Projects will develop digital and design skills while inspiring students to create original artwork that encourages innovation and direction. This digital darkroom allows for limitless creativity!
Code: P14D090
Price: $305.00
Teacher: Maya Hum
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Computer Arts / Art Numérique
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 04/16/2014
End Date: 06/18/2014
Schedule: Wednesday from 18:30 - 21:30

Please call us to register for this course.

Intro to Digital Photography: Intro
Begin seeing photographically to create eye-catching pictures right in your camera and in the digital darkroom. Through lectures and shooting assignments the participants will learn to set the shutter speed, aperture, and ISO for best results in various lighting conditions. Discover how to effectively compose images, adjust them in Photoshop for visual impact, backup and safely store your pictures, and also how to work with models.

2 models


For a full course outline and a list of materials to bring to the first class, please contact the school:
info@artottawa.ca
613-241-7471
Code: P14D091A
Price: $285.00
Teacher: Cezary Gesikowski
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Computer Arts / Art Numérique
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 04/17/2014
End Date: 06/19/2014
Schedule: Thursday from 18:30 - 21:30

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Leather Book/Journal Covers: Intro
Register Leatherwork is one of the oldest crafts in the world and animal skins were often used to cover books and journals for protection. Over time the covers became adorned with intricate and detailed carving, making the book into a piece of art. If you have a special book, journal, bible or photo album that you would like to protect and beautify, this is a class for you. Step back in time and create your own book cover out bark tanned goat or calf hide.
Students will learn about vegetable tanned leather. They will create their own design, cut, carve, stitch and dye their project.
Code: P14DSC02
Price: $125.00
Teacher: Lynn Macnab
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 05/20/2014
End Date: 06/03/2014
Schedule: Tuesday from 18:30 - 21:30
Letterpress Workshop: Intro
Register This six hour workshop is an introduction to letterpress printing on a Vandercook press. You will learn basic typesetting, mixing your own colours and you will also be able to make your own designs or use premade designs. The workshop will also be about learning the basic maintenance of the press and operating procedures. In the class, most materials will be provided, but you will need to bring your own paper to print and linoleum if you want to create your own design.
Each workshop is perfect for graphic design students, craft people and printmaking artists! No experience is required.
Code: P14DWS01
Price: $155.00
Teacher: Guillermo Trejo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 05/17/2014
End Date: 05/17/2014
Schedule: Saturday from 09:00 - 16:00
Letterpress Workshop: Intro
Register This six hour workshop is an introduction to letterpress printing on a Vandercook press. You will learn basic typesetting, mixing your own colours and you will also be able to make your own designs or use premade designs. The workshop will also be about learning the basic maintenance of the press and operating procedures. In the class, most materials will be provided, but you will need to bring your own paper to print and linoleum if you want to create your own design.
Each workshop is perfect for graphic design students, craft people and printmaking artists! No experience is required.
Code: P14DWS02
Price: $155.00
Teacher: Guillermo Trejo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 06/21/2014
End Date: 06/21/2014
Schedule: Saturday from 09:00 - 16:00
Non-Acid Etching and Jewelry Making: Intro
Register In this workshop you will learn the basics of etching on copper and brass using ferric chloride and explore making your own patterns and designs. It's amazing to see your designs come to life on the metal. Choosing your favourite samples, you will make a pendant and a pair of earrings. No experience is necessary. Just bring your inspiration!
Code: P14DWS03
Price: $225.00
Teacher: Shannon Kennedy
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 05/24/2014
End Date: 05/25/2014
Schedule: Saturday from 09:00 - 16:00
Sunday from 09:00 - 16:00
Jewelry Making and Stone Setting II: Intro
Register Love stones and pearls? In this workshop, you will learn basic and fun techniques of stone setting as well as piercing, sawing, filing, soldering and finishing. You will create a beautiful pair of earrings with a cup and peg set pearls and a pendant with a prong set irregular stone, using your own designs and applying the learned techniques.

Participants will complete TWO projects from start to finish:
*Silver Stud Earrings with Cup and Peg set Pearls
*Silver Pendant with Prong Set Irregular Stone
Code: P14DWS04
Price: $225.00
Teacher: Shannon Kennedy
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 06/07/2014
End Date: 06/08/2014
Schedule: Saturday from 09:00 - 16:00
Sunday from 09:00 - 16:00
Art + Memory Workshop: Inter-adv
Register Remember that time when you first bit into a piece of fruit picked right off the tree? Or that kiss that told you that you were ruined for all others after it? Together we’re going to explore memories ~ your memories ~ working from imagination; deeply creative, sometimes fun, always evocative. Use whatever you already have for drawing, painting, or mixed media materials to take this trip down memory lane.
Code: P14DWS05
Price: $115.00
Teacher: Marlise Meilan
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 05/25/2014
End Date: 06/01/2014
Schedule: Sunday from 13:00 - 16:00
Leather Key Chains, Book Marks, Bracelet: Intro
Register Working with leather can be fun and satisfying for people of all ages. Researchers have proven that stamping leather is therapeutic. Working with leather is physically and emotionally rewarding and has been used in hospitals, prisons and for young offenders and special needs children. While you hammer away, you can get lost in thought and release a lot of energy…in a productive, healthy and creative way.

During this workshop, students will make 3 small items: a keychain, a bookmark and a bracelet, which they will take home with them at the end of the class.
Code: P14DWS06
Price: $75.00
Teacher: Lynn Macnab
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 06/08/2014
End Date: 06/08/2014
Schedule: Sunday from 13:00 - 16:00
Make Your Own Leather Baseball: Intro
Register Baseball was one of the first games in Upper Canada, where boys and girls could play together. In 1860 it was called the Massachusetts Game and required a leather baseball and a stick. The rules were a little different than the game we know today, but the real difference was that kids had to make their own ball…out of leather!

Students will learn about bark-tanned leather. They will cut their own baseball out of cowhide, punch holes with an awl and stitch it together with linen thread and bee’s was around a ball of wool. Everyone will take home their baseball as well as The Baseball Player’s Pocket Companion, which includes the rules and regulations of Massachusetts Ball.
Code: P14DWS07
Price: $85.00
Teacher: Lynn Macnab
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 06/15/2014
End Date: 06/15/2014
Schedule: Sunday from 12:30 - 16:30
Introductory Box Making: Intro
Register Join us and enjoy the day making a beautiful gift box for that special gift you want to give. In this workshop you will learn how to measure and cut book board to assemble into a box with a flip-up lid. You will learn how to cover and line the box with decorative papers and create your signature design for the top of the lid.

Materials to bring to the first session:
Cutting Mat
Utility knife (medium)
pencil
Metal ruler

Instructor will provide glue, brushes, etc.

Decorative paper and book board will be available for purchase through the instructor.
Code: P14DWS08
Price: $115.00
Teacher: Mary Kritz
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 05/31/2014
End Date: 05/31/2014
Schedule: Saturday from 09:00 - 16:00
Secret Belgian Bound Book
Register Do you want to know the secret of the Secret Belgian bound book? Join us and learn how to make this interesting book. Participants will learn how to cut book board for the covers and use decorative papers to cover the boards. You will learn how to cut and fold paper to create the text block and discover the secret when you bind the book.

Materials to bring to the first session:
Cutting Mat
Utility knife (medium)
pencil
Metal ruler

Instructor will provide glue, brushes, thread, needles, and bone folders.

Decorative paper and book board will be available for purchase through the instructor.
Code: P14DWS09
Price: $115.00
Teacher: Mary Kritz
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 06/14/2014
End Date: 06/14/2014
Schedule: Saturday from 09:00 - 16:00