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Drawing for the Absolutely Terrified Beginner: Mon & Wed, 6 - 9 pm
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.

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!

Code: S17D001A
Price: $225.00
Teacher: Maya Hum
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 3
Start Date: 07/05/2017
End Date: 07/31/2017
Schedule:

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FULL: Drawing 101: The Basics: Wed, 6 - 8 pm (July - August)
You have always wanted to draw but never had the courage to take a course… here’s your chance to discover your hidden talents. In this class you be able to try your hand at using traditional drawing materials of the great masters. Your instructor will take the time to address individual concerns throughout the course, gently guiding you in your personal artistic journey. You will enjoy learning to draw in a relaxed, fun atmosphere.

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S17D001B
Price: $215.00
Teacher: Patricia Laalo
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 07/05/2017
End Date: 08/23/2017
Schedule:

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Drawing on Location, Sat, 1 - 4 pm (August)
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!

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S17D002B
Price: $110.00
Teacher: Andrew Fay
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 11
Start Date: 08/12/2017
End Date: 08/26/2017
Schedule:
Portrait Drawing Essentials, Tues & Thurs, 6:30 - 9:30 pm (July)
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.

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S17D003A
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Mahshid Farhoudi
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 2
Start Date: 07/04/2017
End Date: 07/27/2017
Schedule:

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Exploring Acrylics & Oils, Mon & Wed, 6:30 - 9:30 pm (August)
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.

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S17D010B
Price: $195.00
Teacher: Andrew Fay
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 11
Start Date: 08/02/2017
End Date: 08/30/2017
Schedule:
Introduction to Painting, Tues & Thurs, 6:30 - 9:30 pm (August)
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.

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S17D011B
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Lucia De Marinis
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 16
Start Date: 08/01/2017
End Date: 08/24/2017
Schedule:
Under the Spell...Drawing and Painting the Figure, Mon & Wed, 6:30 - 9:30 pm(July)
Under the spell of great Masters of figure painting, and exploring the potential of line, shape, value, and colour, we will, through mindful composition, reveal the interaction of a still figure with its immediate surroundings.
Light and dark, manipulated for mood and atmosphere, will play a major role in composition and as a conduit for the artists’ responses.
Two session each with a different emphasis, of drawing from the masters will precede their respective three session painting from the model to produce a set of companion pieces in your choice of medium (oil/acrylic/watercolour).

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S17D013A
Price: $260.00
Teacher: Pamela Lasserre
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 07/05/2017
End Date: 07/31/2017
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

Printmaking, Mon-Fri, 9:30 am - 4 pm (July)
Register In this course, students will learn how to prepare a zinc plate, draw on the plate, put on a ground, etch the plate and print from the etched plate and follow up with aquatinting the image and taking further prints.
Printmaking is a form of art. An original print is the work which the artist realizes through the strengths and limits of that medium. The INTAGLIO printing method, which will be taught, was practiced by Rembrandt, Goya, Whistler and Mary Cassatt in the past.

This class is suitable for students who want to improve their techniques.

N.B. Varsol and acids are used in printmaking.

For those interested in lithography, it is advisable to register for both weeks!


Some materials are included in the cost of the course, but extra materials may need to be purchased. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S17D041
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Naz Ikramullah
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 07/24/2017
End Date: 07/28/2017
Schedule:
Printmaking, Mon-Fri, 9:30 am - 4 pm (August)
Register In this course, students will learn how to prepare a zinc plate, draw on the plate, put on a ground, etch the plate and print from the etched plate and follow up with aquatinting the image and taking further prints.
Printmaking is a form of art. An original print is the work which the artist realizes through the strengths and limits of that medium. The INTAGLIO printing method, which will be taught, was practiced by Rembrandt, Goya, Whistler and Mary Cassatt in the past.

This class is suitable for students who want to improve their techniques.

N.B. Varsol and acids are used in printmaking.

For those interested in lithography, it is advisable to register for both weeks!

Some materials are included in the cost of the course, but extra materials may need to be purchased. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S17D042
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Naz Ikramullah
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 11
Start Date: 07/31/2017
End Date: 08/04/2017
Schedule:
Intro to Film Photography, Tues & Thurs, 6:30 - 9:30 pm (July)
The course is designed to introduce the proper technical choices in the handling of a film camera as well as introducing how to process film and make high quality enlargements in a darkroom. Beyond the technical details of film photography, outdoor exercises in the ByWard Market will emphasize how the elements of light and composition improve one’s chosen subject. On and off camera flash will also be introduced in discussing the coverage of events, portraiture and product photography.

Some materials are included in the cost of the course, but extra materials may need to be purchased. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S17D050
Price: $245.00
Teacher: David Barbour
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Photography / Photographie
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 07/04/2017
End Date: 07/27/2017
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

FULL - Ceramics Crash Course, Mon, 6 - 9 pm (July-August)
Students will get an opportunity to work with this wonderful versatile medium in a condensed seven 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.

Some materials are included in the cost of the course, but extra materials may need to be purchased. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S17D065A
Price: $235.00
Teacher: Meagan Pethick
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 07/10/2017
End Date: 08/28/2017
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

Inspired By Nature, Tues & Thurs, 6:30 - 9:30 pm (August)
Register In this ceramic course students will have the chance to create sculptural pieces inspired from different objects, elements from nature – presented by the teacher or collected by themselves: shells, rocks, leaves, bones, seeds, plants, etc.
Students will learn how to create a hollow sculptural piece from clay and properly prepare it for glazing and firing in the ceramic kiln. They will use different hand building techniques to create their pieces. They can create one or two bigger piece or create series composed by more smaller pieces, inspired from certain organic shapes and forms.
Students will learn how to create different textures using objects from nature or stamps created by themselves, with a chance to finish their pieces with under glazes and glazes.

Some materials are included in the cost of the course, but extra materials may need to be purchased. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S17D065D
Price: $255.00
Teacher: Maria Moldovan
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 11
Start Date: 08/01/2017
End Date: 08/24/2017
Schedule:
Digital Photography Basics and Beyond, Wed, 6 - 9 pm, (July-August)
This course will open your eyes to a new way of seeing the world! Starting with the very basics of photography you will be introduced to the Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO of your camera and how they relate to one another. Once you are comfortable with these three main topics you will develop skills towards artistic photography. Your instructor will introduce you to some helpful tips for white balance, bracketing, Depth of Field (DOP), bokeh, panning, perspective, composition, etc. This is a hands-on course and you may be destined for the outdoors, so bring your camera and tri-pod, and possibly a hat.

Materials are not included in the cost of the course. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S17D091
Price: $225.00
Teacher: Ramin Izadpanah
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Digital Photography / Photographie Numerique
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 5
Start Date: 07/05/2017
End Date: 08/23/2017
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

FULL: Plate Lithography, Mon - Fri, 9 am - 4 pm (August)
Polyester plates have made it possible to make lithographic images without the use of stones or even a press. Polyester plate images can be created with a wide variety of materials and techniques, from pencils, ballpoint pens, Sharpies, china markers and India ink to laser toner and photographic images, using 4 colour separation, and are extremely inexpensive. Because they are translucent, they allow for easy transfer of images and for prints using multiple plates. We will explore a range of techniques using polyester plates, from drawn and painted images, multiple plate images and photo lithography. Images will also be printed using both presses and hand-burnishing. This workshop is designed from students who have an intermediate or advanced knowledge of printmaking.


Some materials are included in the cost of the course, but extra materials may need to be purchased. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S17DAA4
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Villia Jefremovas
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 08/21/2017
End Date: 08/25/2017
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

Open Lifedrawing Workshop, Sat, 1 - 4 pm (August)
Register This is an independent workshop where students work at their own pace.
A model is provided for each session.
Code: S17DOW2A
Price: $75.00
Teacher: No Instructor
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Open Workshops / Ateliers Libres
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 16
Start Date: 08/12/2017
End Date: 08/26/2017
Schedule:
Anthotypes: Making Photographs Using Plants, Sat & Sun, 8 am - 5 pm (August)
Register This workshop will make you look at your garden this summer in a whole new way!

An Anthotype is an environmentally friendly process of making photographic prints using nothing other than natures’ own colour pigments from flower petals, berries, plants, vegetables and even spices.

Participant will learn create their own emulsion using a mortar and pestle.

The first day of the workshop will involve a lecture covering the history of Anthotype, the process and its techniques. A demo on making of the emulsion and examination of prepared tests will inform the student on density and colour sifts of different emulsions. Participants will work in groups making different emulsions and coat their emulsion to paper.

The second day will begin with a brief lecture and demo on the making digital positive. Then more examinations of prepared tests of different emulsions. After a brief in lab demonstration - participants will dive into making their own emulsion and unique anthotype print.

Materials supplied by Participant
Mortar and Pestle
12 sheet pad of water colour paper no larger than 9x 12 in size
1 one inch paint brush
4 Glass clip frames 5x7 inches
Scissors
1 pair ofLatex or non latex rubber gloves
1 digital file of an image to on USB stick make digital positive
Apron or old shirt to protect your clothes


Some materials are included in the cost of the course, but extra materials may need to be purchased. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S17DAA6
Price: $175.00
Teacher: Angelina McCormick
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: DR
Semester: Summer
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 08/19/2017
End Date: 08/20/2017
Schedule:
Creating Photo Artwork on the Watershed with Harry Nowell, Fri-Sun (August)
Register Join Harry Nowell as he leads a photo/art adventure following in the footsteps of his “Watershed” project following Chelsea Creek through Gatineau Park and Chelsea. http://www.harrynowell.com/watershed

Introductory Evening
On the first evening Harry will briefly discuss his long-term project including inspiration, process, and equipment used.

Harry follows a learner led teaching style and will allow students to help set the direction of discussion.
Possible discussions:
• Art project development – what it takes to create a body of work.
• Equipment choices and demonstration of large format equipment.
• Opportunities /challenges of traditional, digital, analog and unusual formats.

In the Field Art Creation
Harry will introduce students to different areas of the Watershed project and guide participants to stretch their artistic practice, whether artistically or technically.

Suggested equipment
• Camera – digital, analog, 35mm, medium or large format.
• Lens(es) – any lens is possible. Wide to normal lenses (24-50mm Full frame 35mm equivalent will be most useful)
• Tripod
• Film, if needed
• Appropriate clothing for weather and exploration. Rubber boots, waterproof hiking boots or extra, dry boots are suggested as there will be opportunities to get close to the creek in wet areas. However, nobody is required to get wet feet!

This will be an active workshop with some walking with your equipment. Participants should be comfortable walking 1-3 km with their equipment each day of shooting.

Some materials are included in the cost of the course, but extra materials may need to be purchased. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S17DAA7
Price: $300.00
Teacher: Harry Nowell
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: DR
Semester: Summer
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 08/11/2017
End Date: 08/13/2017
Schedule:
Intro to Film Photography, Tues & Thurs, 6:30 - 9:30 pm (August)
Register The course is designed to introduce the proper technical choices in the handling of a film camera as well as introducing how to process film and make high quality enlargements in a darkroom. Beyond the technical details of film photography, outdoor exercises in the ByWard Market will emphasize how the elements of light and composition improve one’s chosen subject. On and off camera flash will also be introduced in discussing the coverage of events, portraiture and product photography.

Some materials are included in the cost of the course, but extra materials may need to be purchased. For a complete outline and material list, please contact the Ottawa School of Art: info@artottawa.ca

Did you pay for your annual Membership Fee? Pick up your OSA Membership card at the Reception Office at the Ottawa School of Art. The card entitles you to 10% off art supplies at Wallack's and Omer De Serres (St Laurent location only), but you have to have the card with you!
Code: S17D051
Price: $245.00
Teacher: David Barbour
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Photography / Photographie
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 08/01/2017
End Date: 08/24/2017
Schedule:
Drawing in Colour, Mon & Wed, 6:30 - 9:30 pm (August)
Register 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 conte 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.
Code: S17D002C
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Lucia De Marinis
Campus: Downtown
Focus: General Interest / Intérêt général
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room:
Semester: Summer
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 14
Start Date: 08/02/2017
End Date: 08/30/2017
Schedule: