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Expressive Life Drawing: Colour & Imagination - Dessin d'après modèle expressif: Couleur et imagination - Inter/Adv (B)
Register Response to the human figure as subject – both observed and represented is complex. This course introduces underlying principles mediating a personalized response to the human figure. New and returning students are welcome. (5 sessions (15h) with live models included)

(No class on May 31st because of the Shenkman Arts Centre 5th Anniversary Event.)

Notre réaction au corps humain comme sujet est complexe tant aux niveaux de l’observation que de la représentation. Ce cours introduit aux principes fondamentaux à la base d’une interprétation plus personnelle de la figure humaine. Ce cours est destiné tant aux nouveaux étudiants qu’à ceux qui l’ont déjà suivi auparavant. (5 séances (15h) avec modèles vivants incluses)

(Pas de cours le 31 mai en raison de l'événement soulignant le 5e anniversaire du Centre des arts Shenkman.)


Code: P14S003A
Price: $290.00
Teacher: Carla Whiteside
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room: Studio A
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 05/10/2014
End Date: 06/14/2014
Schedule: Saturday from 10:00 - 16:30
Life Drawing - Dessin d'après modèle - Intro (B)
Register Using a model, various exercises will be used to improve your drawing skills in regards to proportion, movement, balance and composition. Learn to do figure drawing in large format (26” x 40”) capturing gesture and expression. Observation techniques and anatomy will be integrated into your artistic approach to figure drawing. Please be prepared to be standing to work most of the time. This course is also useful for sculptors. (8 models included)

Des modèles vivants seront présents pendant toute la durée du cours. Des exercices variés seront proposés afin d’améliorer vos habiletés en dessin tant au niveau des proportions que du mouvement, de l’équilibre et de la composition. Vous apprendrez à dessiner le corps humain sur du papier grand format (26’’ x 40’’) et à saisir les postures et les expressions. Des techniques d’observation et d’anatomie vous permettront de peaufiner votre maîtrise du dessin d’après modèle. Préparez-vous à devoir travailler debout la plupart du temps. Ce cours est aussi d’intérêt pour les sculpteurs. (8 modèles vivants)


Code: P14S003B
Price: $300.00
Teacher: Rosemary Breault-Landry
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room: Studio A
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 04/22/2014
End Date: 06/17/2014
Schedule: Tuesday from 18:30 - 21:30
Oil or Acrylic Landscape Painting III - Intro
This is a course for the artist with little or no experience. Covering all the whys and whats of painting, we will delve into equipment, colour, composition, perspective, brush strokes, palette knife, etc. It is designed as a three part course – fall, winter, spring – taking the knowledge learned in the fall through to the next steps, and moving outside (weather permitting) in the spring. The courses can be taken one after the other, as a series, or separately. How do I interpret a photograph loosely and painterly? How do I develop a style? The atmosphere will be fun and relaxing, yet rewarding. The world of painting is addictive and fun – come find out all about it!

(No classes on Victoria Day, May 19.)




Code: P14S010A
Price: $200.00
Teacher: Patricia Savoie
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room: Studio A
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 04/28/2014
End Date: 06/23/2014
Schedule: Monday from 13:00 - 16:00

Please call us to register for this course.

Discover the Pleasure of Painting - Découvrir le plaisir de peindre - Intro (B)
Register Discover the fun of painting! This course will increase your confidence and help you find the artist inside. Learn oil or acrylic techniques and tips; broaden your artistic knowledge and abilities. Many subjects are looked according to the needs of each student. We can develop a landscape, a still life, a portrait, an abstract, and help you progress in your art. The teaching relates to your personal project and varies from one to the other. One group project will be done with a special subject. Each week will bring you some teaching, new experiences and personal training. The course is open to new students as well as returners.

Ce cours vous invite à explorer une variété d’approches avec le médium huile ou acrylique et à approfondir vos connaissances et habilités à peindre. Venez découvrir le plaisir de peindre, développer votre confiance et enthousiasme, et ainsi découvrir l’artiste en vous! Plusieurs sujets sont abordés selon les besoins de chacun. Nous pouvons développer un paysage, une nature morte, une oeuvre figurative ou abstraite, pour vous aider à cheminer dans votre parcours artistique. L'enseignement est lié à vos objectifs personnels et varie d'un étudiant à l'autre. Un travail de groupe sera réalisé pour expérimenter d’autres avenues. Chaque semaine vous apportera un peu d’enseignement, de nouvelles expériences et la progression d’un travail personnel dont vous serez fier. Ce cours est destiné tant aux nouveaux étudiants qu’à ceux qui l’ont déjà suivi auparavant.






Code: P14S010B
Price: $220.00
Teacher: Aline Joanis
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room: Studio F
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 1
Start Date: 04/23/2014
End Date: 06/18/2014
Schedule: Wednesday from 13:00 - 16:00
Painting from the Masters III - Intro
Register This fun course will invite you to create your own masterpiece each class, with the famous painting of your choice as a reference. We will explore from the Group of Seven to Monet. You will learn about artist struggles and how to paint in a variety of styles, which will help improve your own painting style.

Prerequisite: an introduction to painting class as you will start right from the beginning of the course to paint from a famous painting. You already need to be comfortable painting by yourself. This course is open to new students as well as returners.
Code: P14S010C
Price: $220.00
Teacher: Lindy Nadarajah
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room: Studio A
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 2
Start Date: 04/24/2014
End Date: 06/19/2014
Schedule: Thursday from 13:00 - 16:00
Paint Application 101: Part III - All Levels
Ever wanted to learn how to apply paint beautifully, use colour thoughtfully, and layer paint appropriately? Using both classical and contemporary references, such as landscape, still-life, and abstraction, this course aims at teaching the basics of painting and composing. Can be taken alone, or continued from the previous section. All skill levels welcome. (Acrylic or oil painting)



Code: P14S010D
Price: $220.00
Teacher: Lindsay Watson
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room: Studio A
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 04/24/2014
End Date: 06/19/2014
Schedule: Thursday from 09:00 - 12:00

Please call us to register for this course.

Oil or Acrylic Landscape Painting - Inter/Adv
Register A course designed for artists with painting experience that are wishing to ‘move on up’ with their art. We will be trying different compositions, different palettes, and different sizes of canvasses. We will mainly be working from photos, but in a painterly manner. One objective for this course is to take either a photo, and do a small ‘little gem’ in a short time, or take a plein air painting and try larger canvas – a fear a lot of artists have. Moving on up so to speak. We will touch on topics that always give artists trouble – colour and value, composition, perspective, and loosening up. Come join this friendly, relaxed class. Class demonstrations based on your input, time to work on your own subjects, a chance to challenge yourself!
Code: P14S010E
Price: $220.00
Teacher: Patricia Savoie
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room: Studio G
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 1
Start Date: 04/23/2014
End Date: 06/18/2014
Schedule: Wednesday from 09:30 - 12:30
Advanced Creative Landscape Painting: Oil or Acrylic - Inter/Adv
The course is similar to the “Intermediate Class” described above. This class is for those students who feel they have attained some level of painting experience, but feel “stuck in a rut” with their painting and want to move on to the next level. This course will cover everything that the Intermediate Class covers, including painting en plein air, and much more! The instructor will give regular demonstrations to show the “nuts and bolts” of painting and techniques. Students are encouraged to ask questions. One on one coaching is given, encouraging the student to go beyond their “comfort zone”. Learning how to make a painting “work” is done in a fun, friendly atmosphere with encouragement given from the instructor and fellow students.
Code: P14S010F
Price: $220.00
Teacher: John Alexander Day
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room: Studio A
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 04/23/2014
End Date: 06/18/2014
Schedule: Wednesday from 13:00 - 16:00

Please call us to register for this course.

Discover the Pleasure of Painting - Découvrir le plaisir de peindre - Inter/Adv (B)
Join in the exploration of a variety of approaches using oil or acrylic. Come and discover the pleasure of painting using different techniques, colour harmony, brushwork, glazing, washes, aerial perspective, textures, scumbling, and more. Many subjects are looked according to the needs of each student. We can develop a landscape, a still life, a portrait, an abstract, and help you progress in your art. The teaching relates to your personal project and varies from one to the other. One group project will be done with a special subject. The goal is to develop your enthusiasm and knowledge, as well as to learn to think outside the box. Each week will bring you some teaching, new experiences and personal training. The course is open to new students as well as returners.

Venez approfondir et diversifier vos connaissances et techniques en peinture à l’huile ou acrylique. Raffinez également votre compréhension de l’harmonie des couleurs, du maniement des pinceaux, des glacis, lavis, des concepts liés à la perspective, aux textures et bien plus! Plusieurs sujets sont abordés selon les besoins de chacun. Nous pouvons développer un paysage, une nature morte, une oeuvre figurative ou abstraite, pour vous aider à cheminer dans votre parcours artistique. L'enseignement est lié à vos objectifs personnels et varie d'un étudiant à l'autre. Un travail de groupe sera réalisé pour expérimenter d’autres avenues. Ce cours vise à alimenter votre passion pour la peinture tout en améliorant vos habiletés et en ouvrant vos horizons. Chaque semaine vous apportera un peu d’enseignement, de nouvelles expériences et la progression d’un travail personnel dont vous serez fier. Ce cours est destiné tant aux nouveaux étudiants qu’à ceux qui l’ont déjà suivi auparavant.







Code: P14S010G
Price: $220.00
Teacher: Aline Joanis
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room: Studio F
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 04/23/2014
End Date: 06/18/2014
Schedule: Wednesday from 18:30 - 21:30

Please call us to register for this course.

Drawing and Painting Portraits: The Clothed Figure - Dessin et peinture: corps humain et drapé - All levels/Tous les niveaux (B)
Register This course will explore creating vital portraits and figures in dry media and paint. The course will include sound drawing techniques and painting using a variety of media, applied individually and in combination. There will be a focus on observation, sound technique and structure, along with exploring portraits, 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 5 live models and include demonstrations of the instructor's techniques. This course is open to new students as well as returners. (5 models included)

Ce cours explorera le plaisir de créer des portraits et silhouettes humaines dynamiques en faisant appel à des matériaux secs et à la peinture. Le cours présentera des techniques éprouvées en dessin et peinture et permettra l’utilisation d’une variété de techniques, utilisées de façon individuelle ou en combinaison. Une attention particulière sera portée sur l'observation, la technique et la structure, de même que sur l’étude du portrait, des vêtements et des drapés comme moyen d'expression. Les étudiants recevront un encadrement personnel basé sur les besoins et objectifs de chacun. Les séances impliqueront cinq modèles vivants et incluront des démonstrations exécutées par le professeur. Ce cours est destiné tant aux nouveaux étudiants qu’à ceux qui l’ont déjà suivi auparavant. (Cinq modèles vivants).




Code: P14S014
Price: $275.00
Teacher: David Kearn
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room: Studio A
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 3
Start Date: 04/23/2014
End Date: 06/18/2014
Schedule: Wednesday from 09:30 - 12:30
Encaustics I - Intro
Register This course will explore the lustrous and visceral medium of encaustics. Students will begin by becoming acquainted with mixing pigment and wax and adjusting transparency and opacity. Class projects will involve the layering of colours, working with brush stroke as well as creating texture and relief with pottery tools and collage. Participants will have the opportunity to incorporate drawing, fabric, sewing, and found elements into compositions. The course will conclude with an independent project in which students can employ their favourite techniques. Students should have some background in painting. Returning students welcome.
Code: P14S015A
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Jennifer McMaster
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room: Sculpture
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 04/22/2014
End Date: 06/17/2014
Schedule: Tuesday from 09:30 - 12:30
Abstract Painting III - All Levels
Register Learn paint application techniques and composition while exploring personal expression through the visceral world of abstract art. Students will be shown how colour and texture can mirror emotion, as well as gaining an understanding of modern and contemporary abstract art. Can be taken alone, or continued from the previous section. All skill levels welcome. (Acrylic or oil painting)
Code: P14S015C
Price: $200.00
Teacher: Lindsay Watson
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room: Studio G
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 04/24/2014
End Date: 06/19/2014
Schedule: Thursday from 19:00 - 21:30
Art for Health III - Art et santé III - Intro/Inter (B)
Register Traditional and alternative medicine is increasingly recognizing the health benefits of engaging in creative activity. This course is designed for those who are seeking a gentle approach to artmaking in a relaxed environment. Mandala making, intuitive painting, Zen drawing and more will be explored. These are contemplative and meditative exercises with an emphasis on the calming aspect of art making rather than the technical. Come to relax and to de-stress. Returning students welcome.

Les médecines traditionnelle et alternative reconnaissent de plus en plus les bienfaits qu’ont les activités créatives sur la santé. Ce cours s’adresse à ceux qui recherchent à s’initier aux arts dans un environnement agréable et détendu. La création de mandala, la peinture intuitive, le dessin zen seront notamment explorés. Il s’agit d’exercices de méditation orientés sur la fonction relaxante de la création artistique plutôt que des exercices techniques. Venez vous détendre et vous débarrasser de votre stress. Ce cours est destiné tant aux nouveaux étudiants qu’à ceux qui l’ont déjà suivi auparavant.

Code: P14S070
Price: $240.00
Teacher: Suzanne Valois
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Mixed media / Matériaux mixtes
Room: Studio F
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 04/25/2014
End Date: 06/20/2014
Schedule: Friday from 09:30 - 12:30
Sketch to Print: An Exploration of Line - Du croquis à l'estampe: Explorer la ligne - All Levels/Tous les niveaux (B)
Register This class will delve into the fun and importance of sketching, and the use of line in composition. We will touch on figurative, landscape and still life exploring different drawing exercises. With this knowledge of line we will then explore it in printmaking using lino / wood cut techniques. This form of printing is a great way to transform sketches and drawings into lovely finished prints. This class is designed to help you develop confidence in your art and to have fun. Course fee includes use of printing equipment and basic inks. Returning students welcome. (One model included.)

Note: The course will start one week later, on April 30.

Ce cours vous demontrera l’importance du croquis et de l’utilisation de la ligne dans la composition. Nous nous initierons au dessin figuratif, au dessin de paysage et à la nature morte en explorant divers exercices. Ces acquis liés à la notion de ligne nous aideront enfin à nous familiariser avec l’univers de l’estampe en découvrant des techniques de gravure sur bois et linoléum. Ces techniques permettent de transformer les esquisses et dessins en de magnifiques estampes. Ce cours aidera à développer votre confiance en arts tout en ayant du plaisir. Le coût du cours inclut l’utilisation de l’équipement d’estampe de l’École de même que des encres de base. Ce cours est destiné tant aux nouveaux étudiants qu’à ceux qui l’ont déjà suivi auparavant. (Un modèle inclus.)

Prenez note: Le cours débutera une semaine plus tard, soit le 30 avril.
Code: P14S040B
Price: $250.00
Teacher: Nadine Argo
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room: Studio C
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 04/23/2014
End Date: 06/18/2014
Schedule: Wednesday from 18:30 - 21:30
The Art of Screen Printing - L'art de la sérigraphie - Intro (B)
Register This exciting short course will give an insight into the skills of silkscreen printing onto a variety of fabrics and papers. You will learn how to translate your ideas into amazing prints. It is designed for those who enjoy experimentation and new methods of using color, texture and a variety of print techniques and processes.

The list of materials and tools will be sent prior to the first session.
Some silk screen products will be provided by the School.

Ce cours passionnant offrira un survol des techniques de sérigraphie pour la création d’œuvres sur tissus et papiers. Vous apprendrez à traduire vos idées sous forme d’impressions. Le cours est conçu pour ceux qui aiment l'expérimentation et qui désirent découvrir de nouvelles méthodes d'utilisation de la couleur et de la texture et en apprendre plus sur les procédés d’impression.

Une liste de matériaux et d’outils vous sera envoyée avant la première séance.
Certains produits pour la sérigraphie seront fournis par l’École.

Code: P14S40C
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Veronica Keith
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Printmaking / Gravure
Room: Sculpture
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 05/09/2014
End Date: 05/23/2014
Schedule: Friday from 10:00 - 16:30
Intro to Sculpture III - Intro à la sculpture III - All Levels/Tous les niveaux (B)
Register Unlock the mysteries of working in 3 dimensions. Learn the basics of shape, composition, line and form as it relates to sculpture. Working with clay and wax, we will learn about different sculpting techniques in modeling and handbuilding. This will be a fun and dynamic course that will provide a forum for discussion and exploration of sculpture, and its possibilities. No previous sculpture experience necessary. Returning students welcome.

Démystifiez l’art de travailler en trois dimensions. Apprenez les rudiments de la forme, de la composition et de la ligne propres à la sculpture. En travaillant l'argile et la cire, nous explorerons différentes techniques de sculpture telles que le modelage et le façonnage à la main. Ce cours dynamique permettra d’explorer l’univers de la sculpture et de ses nombreuses possibilités. Aucune expérience en sculpture requise. Ce cours est destiné tant aux nouveaux étudiants qu’à ceux qui l’ont déjà suivi auparavant.


Code: P14S060
Price: $260.00
Teacher: Nadine Argo
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room: Sculpture
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 5
Start Date: 04/23/2014
End Date: 06/18/2014
Schedule: Wednesday from 13:00 - 16:00
Photography: After the Capture - Photographie: L'édition d'images - Intro/Inter (B)
Register You’ve mastered your camera and are excited when you capture an image but aren’t sure where to go from there. In this course, you will learn how to manage and edit your images; from basic adjustments to retouching and creating composites and digital art. Photoshop and Lightroom will be the programs used in this course. Bring your own digital camera and lenses.

Vous êtes en contrôle de votre appareil photo et vous avez du plaisir à capturer des images, mais vous vous demandez quelle pourrait être la prochaine étape pour les améliorer. Dans ce cours, vous apprendrez à gérer et modifier vos images. Vous explorerez les réglages de base, la retouche, la création de composites et vous vous initierez à l'art numérique. Photoshop et Lightroom seront les programmes utilisés dans le cadre du cours. Apportez votre propre appareil photo numérique et lentilles.


Code: P14S090
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Vanessa Dewson
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Digital Photography / Photographie Numerique
Room: Studio E
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 04/24/2014
End Date: 06/19/2014
Schedule: Thursday from 18:30 - 21:30
Feltmaking: Surface Design - Feutrage: Création d'une surface - All Levels/Tous les niveaux (B)
Register A study in as many combinations of felting and surface design. Layering different wool breeds for effect, Nuno patches in silks and cottons, plain and printed, locks, slashes and holes, prefelts, resists, stitching during and after.
We’ll each create our own wet felted art cloth sampler that can be later made into a great book. This is a very dynamic, explorative class- full of energy, ideas and inspiration.

This class is suitable for beginner to advanced feltmakers. There will surely be something new for everyone!

(Merino wool sold by the instructor for $20).

Cet atelier porte sur l’exploration des multiples techniques de feutrage et de création de surfaces textiles. La superposition de différents types de laine, l’ajout de pièces nuno en soie et coton, unies et imprimées, les nœuds, les trous, la couture, sont autant de techniques qui pourront être abordées.

Chacun d’entre nous créera son propre échantillon de tissu réalisé grâce au feutrage à l’eau. Ce dernier pourra par la suite servir à la création d’un livre d'art unique. Cet atelier dynamique et de nature exploratoire sera un véritable laboratoire pour l’échange d’idées, la recherche d’inspiration et pour faire le plein d'énergie créatrice!

Cette classe est adaptée tant pour les artistes textile débutants qu’avancés. Il y aura certainement quelque chose de nouveau pour tout le monde!
(Laine mérinos vendue par la professeure 20$).

Video about the artist (in French) / Vidéo sur l’artiste: http://vimeo.com/52306391

Code: P14SWS1
Price: $115.00
Teacher: Diane Lemire
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio E
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 05/03/2014
End Date: 05/03/2014
Schedule: Saturday from 10:00 - 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.

Kits ($15) will be available at the beginning of the class.

Instructor’s blog: www.bookartiste.blogspot.com
Bookbinding video: youtu.be/k8w13ewrOqg



Code: P14SWS2
Price: $115.00
Teacher: Mary Kritz
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio A
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 05/03/2014
End Date: 05/03/2014
Schedule: Saturday from 10:00 - 16:30
Secret Belgian Bound Book - Intro
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 secret when you bind the book.

Kits ($15) will be available at the beginning of the class.

Instructor’s blog: www.bookartiste.blogspot.com
Bookbinding video: youtu.be/k8w13ewrOqg




Code: P14SWS3
Price: $115.00
Teacher: Mary Kritz
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio E
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 11
Start Date: 05/10/2014
End Date: 05/10/2014
Schedule: Saturday from 10:00 - 16:30
Leather Key Chains, Book Marks, Bracelet - Porte-clés, signets et bracelets en cuir - Intro (B)
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.

Le travail du cuir est amusant et convient aux personnes de tous âges. Des chercheurs ont prouvé que l'estampillage du cuir était thérapeutique. Le travail du cuir est bénéfique tant aux niveaux physique qu’émotionnel et a été utilisé dans les hôpitaux, les prisons, avec les jeunes délinquants et les enfants aux besoins particuliers. Alors que vous martelez la matière, vous pouvez vous perdre dans vos pensées et libérer beaucoup d’énergie… de façon productive, saine et créative.

Lors de cet atelier, les étudiants compléteront trois petits objets: un porte-clés, un signet et un bracelet, qu’ils conserveront à la fin de la classe.
Code: P14SWS4
Price: $75.00
Teacher: Lynn Macnab
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio A
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 05/25/2014
End Date: 05/25/2014
Schedule: Sunday from 13:00 - 16:00
Venetian Mask Making - Création d'un masque vénitien - Intro (B)
Register In the mood for a masquerade? Join us in creating unique and ornate masks using a variety of common materials. Learn how to cut and sew a variety of mask patterns and decorate them with classic Venetian elements and motifs.

All materials are included.
Just bring your lunch and your inspiration!
The workshop will be conducted in English, but some instructions can be given in French.

Vous rêvez de bals masqués? Joignez-vous à nous et créez des masques uniques et hauts en couleur, en utilisant une variété de matériaux courants. Apprenez à tailler et coudre une variété de modèles de masques et à les décorer avec des éléments et des motifs vénitiens classiques.

Tous les matériaux sont inclus.
N’apportez que votre dîner et votre créativité!
L’atelier sera offert en anglais, mais des instructions en français pourront être fournies au besoin.

Code: P14SWS5
Price: $130.00
Teacher: Celeste Agnès Vachon
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio E
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 11
Start Date: 06/14/2014
End Date: 06/15/2014
Schedule: Saturday from 10:00 - 16:30
Sunday from 10:00 - 16:30
Precious Metal Clay: Mold Making and Enameling - Intro
Register In this workshop, you learn the basics for making your own molds and enameled jewelry with Precious Metal Clay. We will explore the use of polymer clay and silicon molds and learn how to make our own texture plates from found objects or natural materials. An assortment of objects will be provided, feel free to bring your own. The instructor will assess their suitability for the projects.

Participants will complete four molds, and will create a pair of earrings and a pendant with Precious Metal Clay using their molds. You will apply enamel on the pendant and torch fire, an amazing and easy way to add colour to your work.

Participants will complete TWO projects from start to finish:
- One pair of earrings
- One pendant with torch fired enamel

All materials included. All technical and project information provided.
Just bring your lunch and your inspiration!





Code: P14SWS7
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Shannon Kennedy
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio E
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 05/24/2014
End Date: 05/25/2014
Schedule: Saturday from 09:00 - 16:00
Sunday from 09:00 - 16:00
Precious Metal Clay: Rings Only - Intro
Register This class is for ring enthusiasts, you will work with Precious Metal Clay and create two rings.

Participants will complete TWO projects from start to finish:
- Ring with Torch Fired enamels
- Ring with Cubic Zirconia Setting

All materials included. All technical and project information provided.
Just bring your lunch and your inspiration!





Code: P14SWS8
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Shannon Kennedy
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio E
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 06/07/2014
End Date: 06/08/2014
Schedule: Saturday from 09:00 - 16:00
Sunday from 09:00 - 16:00
Painting: Georgia O'Keeffe - All Levels
Register The mysterious, elusive Georgia O’Keeffe moved from New York to a solitary artistic life in the desert of New Mexico. Captivated by the sacred landscape, she responded with large intimate images of flowers and the landscape, powerful metaphors of life. Looking at how she lived her own myth, the methods and techniques of her painting process, you will learn to design and paint in her style. Media of choice. All levels.
Code: P14SWS9
Price: $170.00
Teacher: Andrea Mossop
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio A
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 5
Start Date: 04/26/2014
End Date: 04/27/2014
Schedule: Saturday from 09:00 - 16:00
Sunday from 09:00 - 16:00
Drawing: Small and Beautiful - All Levels
Register Drawing can be an end unto itself, the expressive fruits of our search to capture what we see. In small exploratory works and in one longer relaxing drawing, you will learn about various drawing materials and papers, how to vary your marks for volume and weight, light and shadow. Above all, you will learn how to see and record your observations in the creative vocabulary of drawing. All levels.
Code: P14SWS10
Price: $170.00
Teacher: Andrea Mossop
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio A
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 05/31/2014
End Date: 06/01/2014
Schedule: Saturday from 09:00 - 16:00
Sunday from 09:00 - 16:00
Watercolour: Negative Painting Technique - All Levels
Register Let’s add zest, depth and fun to your watercolours! Negative painting is a unique approach of painting around an object to define the shape and create very interesting patterns in the composition. The purposeful use of negative painting can bring a new level of depth to your work. The technique will be taught through various exercises in the first half session and then, students will be encouraged to create their own piece of work using all the techniques learned.

Instructor’s website: www.dhanashri.com
Code: P14SWS11
Price: $115.00
Teacher: Dhanashri Bapat
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio A
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 06/08/2014
End Date: 06/08/2014
Schedule: Sunday from 09:00 - 16:00
Painting: Open Studio - All Levels
Register Learn how to use your own ‘voice’ in paint in this Open Studio mentored session on developing your own work. Finding a personal and authentic mode of expression in painting that is comfortably true to ourselves is one of the challenges of an artistic journey. You will learn processes of honestly directing your work towards individual creativity, tricks for staying fresh, ways to stay out of the ruts avoiding pitfalls, and daring the limits of your vision. Media and subject of choice. All levels of experience.
Code: P14SWS12
Price: $170.00
Teacher: Andrea Mossop
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio A
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 5
Start Date: 06/21/2014
End Date: 06/22/2014
Schedule: Saturday from 09:00 - 16:00
Sunday from 09:00 - 16:00
Life Drawing Open Workshop - Modèle vivant: Atelier libre (B)
Register This class is an excellent opportunity to practice life drawing! Every other week a male or female model will be invited to this open workshop. Models will be following a preset number of short and long poses. (Drop-in sessions also available. $30/session or $110 for 5 sessions.)

Ce cours est une occasion en or pour pratiquer le dessin d’après modèle vivant! Toutes les deux semaines, un modèle masculin ou féminin sera invité. Les modèles prendront une succession de poses courtes et longues. (Vous pouvez également vous inscrire à une ou plusieurs séances. 30$/séance ou 110$ pour 5 séances.)
Code: P14SOW1
Price: $110.00
Teacher: No Instructor
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio A
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 04/28/2014
End Date: 06/23/2014
Schedule: Monday from 18:30 - 21:30
Open Studio - Studio libre | Independent (B) (Tuesday)
Register On Tuesdays, we are opening one of our studios especially for our member artists in search of a communal space to work. During this open studio time (no instructor), we invite you to come in and use the studio to work, find some inspiration and a sense of community. Enjoy a relaxing session and meet other passionate artists. All are welcome! ($18/session or $80 for 9 sessions.)

Les mardis, nous réservons l’accès à l'un de nos studios à nos membres artistes en quête d'un espace pour travailler. Pendant cette période (sans professeur), nous vous invitons à venir utiliser notre espace pour travailler, trouver l’inspiration et un esprit de communauté. Profitez d'une séance tout en détente et rencontrez d'autres artistes passionnés. Tous sont les bienvenus! (18 $/séance ou 80 $ pour 9 séances.)
Code: P14SOW2
Price: $80.00
Teacher: No Instructor
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio G
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 04/22/2014
End Date: 06/17/2014
Schedule: Tuesday from 09:30 - 16:00
Open Studio - Studio libre | Independent (B) (Thursday)
Register On Thursdays, we are opening one of our studios especially for our member artists in search of a communal space to work. During this open studio time (no instructor), we invite you to come in and use the studio to work, find some inspiration and a sense of community. Enjoy a relaxing session and meet other passionate artists. All are welcome! ($18/session or $80 for 9 sessions.)

Les jeudis, nous réservons l’accès à l'un de nos studios à nos membres artistes en quête d'un espace pour travailler. Pendant cette période (sans professeur), nous vous invitons à venir utiliser notre espace pour travailler, trouver l’inspiration et un esprit de communauté. Profitez d'une séance tout en détente et rencontrez d'autres artistes passionnés. Tous sont les bienvenus! (18 $/séance ou 80 $ pour 9 séances.)
Code: P14SOW3
Price: $80.00
Teacher: No Instructor
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio G
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 04/24/2014
End Date: 06/19/2014
Schedule: Thursday from 09:30 - 16:00
Open Studio - Studio libre | Independent (B) (Friday)
Register On Fridays, we are opening one of our studios especially for our member artists in search of a communal space to work. During this open studio time (no instructor), we invite you to come in and use the studio to work, find some inspiration and a sense of community. Enjoy a relaxing session and meet other passionate artists. All are welcome! ($18/session or $80 for 9 sessions.)

Les vendredis, nous réservons l’accès à l'un de nos studios à nos membres artistes en quête d'un espace pour travailler. Pendant cette période (sans professeur), nous vous invitons à venir utiliser notre espace pour travailler, trouver l’inspiration et un esprit de communauté. Profitez d'une séance tout en détente et rencontrez d'autres artistes passionnés. Tous sont les bienvenus! (18 $/séance ou 80 $ pour 9 séances.)
Code: P14SOW4
Price: $80.00
Teacher: No Instructor
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio G
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 04/25/2014
End Date: 06/20/2014
Schedule: Friday from 09:30 - 16:00
Open Critique Night - All Levels
Register Do you feel like you've been creating your artwork in a vacuum and are uncertain about the progress you are making? Would you like some positive feedback and constructive criticism to improve your work? Open Critique Night is designed as a positive and encouraging feedback session for practicing artists of all mediums and skill levels. Join us for this informal evening where you will be able to connect with a network of support of other artists and take advantage of critical development opportunities provided by the critique facilitators. The objective of the critique is to provide local artists and students with positive feedback, direction and inspiration so they can continue to excel and push their work to the next level.

The spring session will be facilitated by Dawn Dale, an Ottawa School of Art instructor.

Bring 3-5 pieces of your work, unframed drawings or paintings, sketchbook, photos, and sculptures – to receive personal critique.
Code: P14SOW5
Price: $15.00
Teacher: Dawn Dale
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio G
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 05/26/2014
End Date: 05/26/2014
Schedule: Monday from 18:30 - 21:30
Portfolio Information and Review / Information et évaluation de votre porte-folio (B)
Register Are you thinking about how to assemble an entry-level portfolio? Are you looking for information or for a critique of your work? Your portfolio is an important part of your admission application to any program in the visual arts. Join us for this one-day hands-on information and critique session offered by Gail Bourgeois, OSA Diploma Program Advisor.

Bring 3-5 pieces of your work, unframed drawings or paintings, sketchbook, photos, and sculptures – to receive personal advice on your portfolio (15 minutes maximum per student). Limited seating, register now!

Avez-vous du mal à vous constituer un porte-folio d’entrée pour un programme artistique? Aimeriez-vous obtenir de l’information ou recevoir une critique objective de votre travail? Votre porte-folio est un élément clé dans votre processus d’admission à tout programme en arts visuels. Joignez-vous à nous pour cette session d’information et de critique d’une journée offerte par Gail Bourgeois, coordonnatrice du programme de diplôme de l'ÉAO.

Apportez 3 à 5 de vos oeuvres, des dessins ou des peintures non encadrés, des croquis, photos et sculptures, afin de recevoir des conseils personnalisés sur votre porte-folio (15 minutes maximum par étudiant). Les places sont limitées, inscrivez-vous dès maintenant!

Code: P14SOW6
Price: $15.00
Teacher: Gail Bourgeois
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio G
Semester: Spring
Year: 2014
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 06/09/2014
End Date: 06/09/2014
Schedule: Monday from 10:00 - 13:00