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Sketching to Drawing I / Du croquis au dessin I - Intro/Inter (B)
This class looks at the importance of sketching and its use in developing drawings, paintings and other works. We will look at and develop hand-eye coordination in relation to sketching and explore elements of drawing and composition. We will work from still life, figure models, and portrait models, as well as look for inspiration from photos, our imaginations, and our sketches. We will have the opportunity to work with several different materials. This class is designed to help you develop confidence in your art and to have fun. This course welcomes new and returning students. One model included. (1 model)

Ce cours portera sur l’importance du croquis dans le développement de dessins, peintures et projets divers. Nous examinerons et développerons la coordination main-œil en lien avec le croquis et nous explorerons diverses notions liées au dessin et à la composition. Nous travaillerons à partir de natures mortes, de modèles vivants (pleine grandeur et portrait), tout en nous inspirant de photos, de notre imagination et d’esquisses. Nous aurons l’occasion d’explorer l’utilisation de différents matériaux. Ce cours est conçu pour vous aider à développer la confiance en votre art tout en ayant du plaisir. Ce cours est destiné tant aux nouveaux étudiants qu’à ceux qui l’ont déjà suivi auparavant. Un modèle inclus. (1 modèle)
Code: W17S001 (TUE, 6PM-9PM)
Price: $275.00
Teacher: Nadine Argo
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room: Studio A
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 01/24/2017
End Date: 04/04/2017
Schedule:

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Introduction to Drawing: with Mixed Media! / Introduction au dessin: avec les techniques mixtes - Intro/Inter (B)
Register Unlock the magic of drawing! This course will focus on sound drawing techniques using a variety of media, applied individually and in combination. Trusted drawing methods will be explained, demonstrated, and applied. There will be a focus on individual progression and group encouragement, with individual coaching being provided based on students' needs and goals. Each session focuses on a different reference subject for inspiration. Absolute beginners are welcome as are those extending their creativity. (Two live models included).

Démystifiez la magie du dessin! Ce cours portera principalement sur des techniques faisant appel à une variété de médiums, utilisés de façon individuelle ou en combinaison. Des méthodes de dessin éprouvées seront expliquées, démontrées et appliquées. Le progrès de chaque étudiant fera l’objet d’un suivi tout au long du trimestre et l’encouragement de groupe sera également valorisé. Différents sujets de référence seront proposés chaque semaine en guise de source d’inspiration. Les débutants tout comme ceux qui désirent développer leur créativité sont les bienvenus. (Deux modèles vivants inclus).

Instructor’s website / Site web du professeur: www.davidkearn.com
Code: W17S002 (WED, 1PM-4PM)
Price: $270.00
Teacher: David Kearn
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room: Studio F
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 01/25/2017
End Date: 04/05/2017
Schedule:
Plant Portraits: Drawing - Intro/Inter
Register Winter provides an intriguing array of botanical subjects, perfect for mastering fundamental art skills! Develop your techniques and ability to create true to life images by drawing directly from nature materials. Practical exercises and individual instruction ensure steady progress. Artist Nature Journals will be offered this spring for which Botanical Art: Drawing is strongly recommended.

Instructor’s web site: www.kerriweller.com
Kerri Weller is a contemporary botanical artist and art teacher. Her paintings have been juried into the International Exhibitions of the American Society of Botanical Artists and the Art Renewal Centre.
Code: W17S004 (SAT, 10AM-4:30PM)
Price: $260.00
Teacher: Kerri Weller
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Drawing / Dessin
Room: Sculpture
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 02/04/2017
End Date: 02/25/2017
Schedule:
Drawing and Painting - All Levels
This course is designed to inspire the artist within. You will learn how to draw and paint objects through the eyes of an artist. From floral paintings to self-portraits, you will learn to understand how to see objects and transform them to your canvas. You will complete this course learning various painting techniques and tips and tricks for artists. All skill levels welcome! All mediums accepted (oil, acrylic, watercolour, pencil, pastels, etc).

No class on February 20 (Family Day).
No class on March 13 (March Break week).
Code: W17S010A (MON, 6:30PM-9:30PM)
Price: $240.00
Teacher: Lindy Nadarajah
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room: Studio A
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 01/16/2017
End Date: 04/03/2017
Schedule:

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Paint Application 101: Part II - All Levels
Register 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)

No class on March 16 (March Break week).
Code: W17S010B (THU, 9AM-12PM)
Price: $255.00
Teacher: Lindsay Watson
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room: Studio A
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 01/19/2017
End Date: 04/06/2017
Schedule:
Landscape Painting: Oil or Acrylic - Intro/Inter
Want to learn to paint, or are you stuck in a rut? This course is designed for both beginners (with little or no painting experience) as well as students with experience. We will explore simplifying a photograph through various options: the use of a limited palette, different sizes of canvas, how to feel and observe nature. We will also be working on spontaneity, seeing light, turning a dull photo into an exciting painting. There is so much to explore in art that returning students will be constantly challenged and new students at the intro/inter level will find that there is lots to try and learn. The instructor will demonstrate how to start, work through problems, and finish off paintings. Individual attention to each student is ongoing in each class, as well as a full class gentle critique and ways to improve each artist’s paintings as we progress.

No class on Family Day, February 20.
No class on March 13 (March Break week).
Code: W17S012 (MON, 1PM-4PM)
Price: $240.00
Teacher: Patricia Savoie
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room: Studio A
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 01/16/2017
End Date: 04/03/2017
Schedule:

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Drawing and Painting Portraits: The Clothed Figure / Dessin et peinture: Figure humaine habillée - Intro/Inter (B)
Register This course will explore creating vivid 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 and sound technique and structure, along with exploring portraits with 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 five live models and include demonstrations of the instructor's techniques. This course welcomes new and returning students. (5 models included)

No class on March 15 (March Break week).

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).

Pas de cours le 15 mars (semaine du congé de mars).


Instructor’s website / Site web du professeur: www.davidkearn.com
Code: W17S014 (WED, 9:30AM-12:30PM)
Price: $300.00
Teacher: David Kearn
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room: Studio A
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 5
Start Date: 01/25/2017
End Date: 04/05/2017
Schedule:
Abstract and Contemporary Painting: Part II - All Levels
Learn paint application techniques and composition while exploring personal expression through the visceral world of abstract and contemporary art. Students will be shown how colour and texture can mirror emotion, as well as gain an understanding of modern and contemporary abstract art. Can be taken alone, or continued from the previous term. All skill levels welcome.

No class on March 14 (March Break week).
Code: W17S015A (TUE, 9 AM - 12 PM)
Price: $255.00
Teacher: Lindsay Watson
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room: Studio A
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 01/17/2017
End Date: 04/04/2017
Schedule:

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All About Palette Knife: Part II - All Levels
Register Want to add a little texture to your art? Ready to throw down your brush, try something new, and above all, have some fun? Join us in exploring abstraction, landscapes, and portraits through the visceral technique of palette knife painting. Students will learn how to lay down a foundation, sculpt, blend, layer, and move paint using palette knives, while learning the basics of painting such as colour theory and composition. Can be taken alone, or continued from the previous term. All skill levels welcome.

No class on March 16 (March Break week).
Code: W17S015B (THU, 7PM-9:30PM)
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Lindsay Watson
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room: Studio A
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 01/19/2017
End Date: 04/06/2017
Schedule:
Painting from the Masters - Inter (Monday)
A fun course to learn tips and tricks from the master painters’ techniques and life story. We will explore various famous artists throughout history. You will learn about artists’ struggles and how to paint in a variety of styles which will help improve your own painting style.

Prerequisite: an introduction to drawing and 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. All mediums accepted (oil, acrylic, watercolour, pencil, pastels, etc).

No class on February 20 (Family Day), and on March 13 (March Break week).
Code: W17S015C (MON, 9:30AM-12:30PM)
Price: $240.00
Teacher: Lindy Nadarajah
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room: Studio F
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 01/16/2017
End Date: 04/03/2017
Schedule:

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Painting from the Masters - Inter (Thursday)
A fun course to learn tips and tricks from the master painters’ techniques and life story. We will explore various famous artists throughout history. You will learn about artists’ struggles and how to paint in a variety of styles which will help improve your own painting style.

Prerequisite: an introduction to drawing and 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. All mediums accepted (oil, acrylic, watercolour, pencil, pastels, etc).

No class on March 16 (March Break week).
Code: W17S015D (THU, 1PM-4PM)
Price: $255.00
Teacher: Lindy Nadarajah
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room: Studio G
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 01/19/2017
End Date: 04/06/2017
Schedule:

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Developing Watercolour Techniques - Inter
Register Watercolour can be used in many different ways so in this course we will concentrate on a selection of techniques such as painting wet into wet, and using transparent layers, working from lights to darks, and painting with loose, expressive brush strokes.  Sometimes we will work from imagination and sometimes we will work with fresh flowers and interesting still life arrangements. By the end of the course each student will have a variety of completed works and an expanded vocabulary of watercolour techniques. A fun course for which basic knowledge of painting in any medium will be a benefit but everyone is welcome. 

No class on March 16 (March Break week).
Code: W17S018B (THU, 9:30AM-12:30PM)
Price: $275.00
Teacher: Diana R. Guy
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Painting / Peinture
Room: Studio F
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 01/19/2017
End Date: 04/06/2017
Schedule:
Clay Modelling II: Full Body / Modelage de l'argile II: Corps complet - All Levels/Tous les niveaux (B)
This course is the second stage of learning techniques and methods of clay modelling. This will include working with live models and using full body armatures with supports. Good habits of observation concerning anatomy and analysis of form will be emphasized. No previous sculpture experience necessary. Nine (9) live models invited (included in price).

Ce cours constitue un second volet d’apprentissage lié à l’art du modelage. Vous travaillerez avec des armatures métalliques pour modeler des personnages pleine grandeur. Vous développerez vos habiletés pour l’observation et l’analyse de la structure anatomique. Aucune expérience en sculpture requise. Neuf (9) modèles invités (inclus dans le prix).
Code: W17S061 (TUE, 6:30PM-9:30PM)
Price: $340.00
Teacher: Rosemary Breault-Landry
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room: Sculpture
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 01/24/2017
End Date: 03/28/2017
Schedule:

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Sculpture: Clay & Wax Modelling / Sculpture: Modeler l'argile et la cire - Intro/Inter (B)
Register Unlock the mysteries of sculpture. Working with clay and wax, we will learn about different sculpting techniques in modelling. We will explore and discuss shape, composition, and form as it relates to sculpture. 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.

No class on March 15 (March Break week).

Démystifiez les mystères de la sculpture. En travaillant l’argile et la cire, nous apprendrons différentes techniques de modelage. Nous explorerons et discuterons la forme et la composition liées à la sculpture. Ce cours amusant et dynamique sera un lieu d’échange et d’exploration de la sculpture et de ses nombreuses possibilités. Aucune expérience en sculpture requise.

Pas de cours le 15 mars (semaine du congé de mars).
Code: W17S062 (WED, 1PM-4PM)
Price: $285.00
Teacher: Nadine Argo
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room: Sculpture
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 5
Start Date: 01/25/2017
End Date: 04/05/2017
Schedule:
Intro to Sculpture: Mold Making & Casting I / Intro à la sculpture: Moulage et coulage I - Intro/Inter (B)
Register Working with traditional materials such as clay, wax, and plaster as well as looking at rubber and latex, we will explore the possibilities of mold making. We will learn about different sculpting and mold making techniques, use armatures, as we will look at basic elements of composition related to sculpture. This will be a fun and dynamic course that will provide a forum for discussion and exploration of sculptural practices. No previous sculpture experience necessary.

En travaillant avec des matériaux traditionnels tels que l'argile, la cire et le plâtre ainsi qu’en expérimentant avec le caoutchouc et le latex, nous explorerons les possibilités du moulage. Nous en apprendrons davantage sur les différentes techniques en sculpture et en fabrication de moules, sur l’utilisation d’armatures, tout en examinant les éléments de base de la composition liée à la sculpture. Ce cours amusant et dynamique sera un lieu d’échange et d’exploration des pratiques en sculpture. Aucune expérience en sculpture requise.
Code: W17S063 (WED, 6:30PM-9:30PM)
Price: $300.00
Teacher: Nadine Argo
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Sculpture and Ceramics / Sculpture et Céramique
Room: Sculpture
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 5
Start Date: 01/25/2017
End Date: 04/05/2017
Schedule:
Art for Health / Art et santé - 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. Course content will be adapted to returning (intermediate) students to complement and to advance their understanding, knowledge and experience of art materials, and approaches to self-learning and expression. Some supplies included in course fee.

No class on March 16 (March Break week).

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 cherchent 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 libérer de votre stress. Le contenu des séances sera adapté aux étudiants qui désirent suivre le cours à nouveau de façon à compléter leur apprentissage, leurs connaissances, leur expérience à utiliser les matériaux d’art et les approches d’expression personnelle. Certains matériaux sont inclus dans les frais de cours.

Pas de cours le 16 mars (semaine du congé de mars).
Code: W17S070 (THU, 9:30AM-12:30PM)
Price: $280.00
Teacher: Suzanne Valois
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Special Interest / Sujets Divers
Room: Studio G
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 3
Start Date: 01/19/2017
End Date: 04/06/2017
Schedule:
The Art of Photography / L'art de la photographie - Intro/Inter (B)
Register Explore the fundamentals of photography while learning composition, lighting and techniques for various genres including portraits, still life, and outdoor photography. Managing and editing your files will also be discussed. Instruction can benefit traditional point and shoot cameras but is best suited to DSLR cameras. (Includes one live model). Bring your own digital camera and lenses as well as a USB key.

Please note: The hours for this course changed. It is now offered from 7pm to 9:30pm instead of 6:30pm to 9:30pm, for a total of 25 hours.

Apprenez les rudiments de la photographie en explorant des notions telles que la composition, l'éclairage et des techniques propres à différents genres, comme le portrait, la nature morte et la photographie en plein air. L’organisation et l’édition de vos fichiers seront également discutées. Les notions abordées pourraient être d’intérêt pour ceux qui possèdent un appareil traditionnel ou compact, mais seront mieux adaptées aux appareils photo reflex numériques. (Un modèle vivant inclus). Apportez votre propre appareil photo numérique et lentilles ainsi qu’une clé USB.

Veuillez noter: Les heures de ce cours ont changé. Le cours est maintenant offert de 19h à 21h30, pour un total de 25 heures.
Code: W17S090 (THU, 7PM-9:30PM)
Price: $235.00
Teacher: Vanessa Dewson
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Digital Photography / Photographie Numerique
Room: Studio F
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 02/02/2017
End Date: 04/06/2017
Schedule:
Painting in Oils: Techniques and Tips - All Levels
Working on images of your choice, learn several techniques in oil paint. Learn how to handle traditional oil paint easily in a non-toxic and environmentally considerate way, with ease of clean-up. Learn the direct method, the layered approach, the wipe-out method, knife painting and tips about priming and toning the canvas, glazing and varnishing. All levels.
Code: W17SWS01 (SAT&SUN, 9AM-4PM)
Price: $205.00
Teacher: Andrea Mossop
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio A
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 02/04/2017
End Date: 02/05/2017
Schedule:

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Painting Chagall: The Music of Colour - All Levels
Learn the direct technique of “drawing into paint”. This workshop explores how Chagall’s relationship to theatre and dance is passionately expressed in rich colour, music, the ‘sound’ of music and energy of movement. You will learn to paint the playful space illusions of flying form and rainbow light colour of Marc Chagall’s paintings, stained glass windows, Paris Opera House ceiling. (Montreal Museum of Fine Art exhibition Chagall, Colour and Music: January 28 – June 11) Oil (no solvent) and/ or acrylic. All levels.
Code: W17SWS02 (SAT&SUN, 9AM-4PM)
Price: $205.00
Teacher: Andrea Mossop
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio A
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 03/04/2017
End Date: 03/05/2017
Schedule:

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Palette Knife Painting Techniques - All Levels
Register Aspects of painting with palette knives to form interesting compositions will be introduced in this 1-day workshop. A couple of small abstract works will form the basis of learning the techniques in acrylic paint. The afternoon will include working from either a photograph or from a still life composition. This workshop is suitable for students of all levels. Instructor will bring a few mediums for all to try.
Code: W17SWS03 (SAT 9:30AM - 4PM)
Price: $125.00
Teacher: Mary Ann Varley
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio A
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 02/18/2017
End Date: 02/18/2017
Schedule:
Painting Your Way Out of a Corner / Peindre avec confiance: L'art de la résolution de problèmes - All Levels / tous les niveaux (B)
Register In the tradition of The Artist’s Way, by American author Julia Cameron, this exciting weekend workshop will introduce painting as a jumping-off point for realizing one’s full creative potential in all areas of life. Using brushstrokes instead of words, participants will create a painting journal that relies on improvisation and imagination to overcome obstacles and find new solutions that often seem out of reach. Through a series of exercises that emphasize improvisation and risk-taking, participants will learn how to quiet their inner critics and strengthen their creativity. The more we learn to play and accept whatever appears on the page, the more we are able to try new things in life! Some materials are included in the course fee.

Suivant la philosophie du livre « The Artist’s Way », de l’auteure américaine Julia Cameron, cet atelier passionnant vous révélera comment la peinture peut devenir un point de départ pour réaliser son plein potentiel créatif dans tous les domaines de la vie. En utilisant les coups de pinceau au lieu des mots, les participants créeront un cahier de peinture faisant appel à l’improvisation et l’imagination pour surmonter les obstacles et trouver de nouvelles solutions qui semblent souvent hors de portée. Grâce à une série d’exercices mettant l’accent sur l’improvisation et la prise de risque, les participants apprendront à atténuer leurs critiques intérieures et à renforcer leur créativité. Plus nous apprenons à jouer et accepter ce qui apparaît sur notre page, plus nous sommes en mesure d’essayer de nouvelles choses dans notre vie! Certains matériaux sont inclus dans le prix du cours.
Code: W17SWS04 (SAT, 9:30AM-4:30PM)
Price: $130.00
Teacher: Suzanne Valois
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio A
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 02/25/2017
End Date: 02/25/2017
Schedule:
Art and Astronomy: Through Photography & Sketching - Intro
Register Have you ever looked up at the night sky and wondered what visual techniques you could use to capture the awe and wonder of the stars and planets? This course will introduce you to some of the more visible objects of the night sky seen either with the naked eye or a pair of binoculars. It will also introduce you to different methods for capturing what you see through photography and sketching (colour pencil).

Weather permitting; Friday night will include an outdoor session (Introduction to most visible objects in the night sky including Polaris, the Moon, and Major constellations and star clusters for time of year). If cloudy or extremely cold, we will run an indoor class with images of pencil drawings and photographs of the night sky as a reference for our work. On Saturday and Sunday, we will cover night sky photography notions (cameras, exposures, lenses, and tripods) as well as sketching from naked eye observing or binoculars.
Code: W17SWS05 (FRI 6:30PM-9:30PM, SAT 9AM-4PM, SUN 9AM-12PM)
Price: $220.00
Teacher: Janet H. Tulloch and Gordon Webster
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Sculpture
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 03/03/2017
End Date: 03/05/2017
Schedule:
Fibre Art - Intro
Register In this workshop, participants will learn the simple art of dry needle felting. Students will be introduced to different types of wool, backgrounds, and needle weights. The instructor will also discuss basic elements of design such as texture, composition, and colour theory. For this workshop, students are encouraged to bring a photograph or print of a single object to copy as their project for the afternoon. Students are encouraged to bring small objects such as beads, old earrings, or a broach for a second project if there is time. Students are also welcome to bring in their own roving (wool for felting) or material backgrounds (e.g. old silk scarves, cotton, canvas, etc.) to class.

Note: A supplies kit including felting needles, some material backgrounds, wool, and a 2 inch thick foam square will be sold by the instructor for about $20 at the beginning of the workshop.
Code: W17SWS06 (SAT 9:30AM-4:30PM)
Price: $120.00
Teacher: Janet H. Tulloch
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Sculpture
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 04/01/2017
End Date: 04/01/2017
Schedule:
Beginning Printmaking - Intro/Inter
Register The beauty of line, the wonder of pattern, the dynamics of colour, the subtly of form. Artists gravitate to different printmaking processes because they express different elements of art. This beginning print class introduces students to a variety of relief and intaglio printing techniques, enabling them to explore their own imagery through the versatility of print. Use of soya based inks, which clean up with soap and water.

Basic tools and materials are provided. Bring visual source material, ie: drawings or photos, as inspiration and think about what you might want to achieve.
Code: W17SWS07 (SAT & SUN, 9:30AM-4:30PM)
Price: $180.00
Teacher: Deidre Hierlihy
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio C
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 03/18/2017
End Date: 03/19/2017
Schedule:
Stonesetting I - Intro
Register Love jewelry? By learning these basic jewelry methods you will make our own, no experience necessary! The participants will learn basic techniques in piercing, sawing, making your own prong and bezel setting, filing, soldering and finishing. Participants will create one silver pebble ring and silver and copper wire pendant with bezel set stone, using their own designs and applying the learned techniques.

Participants will complete TWO projects from start to finish:
Silver and copper wire pendant with bezel set stone
Silver pebble ring

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

To see samples of the projects, visit www.cynosure-jewelry.com.
Code: W17SWS09 (SAT & SUN, 1PM-4PM)
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Shannon Kennedy
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Sculpture
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 03/25/2017
End Date: 03/26/2017
Schedule:
Basic Silver Jewelry - Intro
Register In this basic silver jewelry course, two projects, a ring with a stone and a pendant, are undertaken in order to teach the basic skills of sawing, soldering, and finishing pieces. Then students are free to work on personal jewelry pieces of their own design. Supplies will be sold in class for additional projects, time permitting.
Code: W17SWS10 (SUN, 1PM-4PM)
Price: $225.00
Teacher: Karl Schutt
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Sculpture
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 01/29/2017
End Date: 02/19/2017
Schedule:
Take Better Digital Pictures / Prendre de meilleures photos numériques - Intro (B)
Register This workshop will help you get more comfortable with your camera and learn ways to create amazing pictures. We will cover the functions that are found on all cameras such as auto mode, the different programs modes, shutter speeds, aperture, ISO, menu items, and much more. Bring your own digital camera (DSLR or point & shoot).
 
Cet atelier vous aidera à vous familiariser avec votre appareil photo et à déterminer ce qu’il faut faire pour créer des images époustouflantes. Nous allons survoler les fonctions que l’on retrouve sur tous les appareils tels que le mode automatique, les différents modes de programmes, les vitesses d’obturation, l’ouverture, la sensibilité ISO, les éléments du menu, et bien plus encore. Apportez votre propre appareil photo numérique (appareil photo reflex ou compact).
Code: W17SWS11 (SAT 9AM-4PM)
Price: $130.00
Teacher: Vanessa Dewson
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio A
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 11
Start Date: 02/11/2017
End Date: 02/11/2017
Schedule:
Bead Working Art - ART BREAK SERIES - NEW!
Register One of a kind opportunity to brighten your Saturday afternoon while trying your hand at bead working! Create your own design and sew it on a piece of cloth you would like to personalize. Learn more about techniques to ensure that your work will stay in place and will look nice and consistent. All materials and tools will be provided. Be free to also bring your own ideas, favorite beads or a piece of cloth.

Tea, coffee, and sweet treats are served, to keep your creativity warmed up!

If you are not already a member of OSA and are interested by this workshop, please call us to register: 613-580-2765.
Code: W17SWS12 (SAT, 1:30PM-3:30PM)
Price: $35.00
Teacher: Yulia Lisitsyna
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Sculpture
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 14
Start Date: 03/11/2017
End Date: 03/11/2017
Schedule:
Collage Multimedia - ART BREAK SERIES - NEW!
Register If you have experienced the joy of the stress free colouring book craze then come and try other approaches to mindful art experiences. From doodling to collage to touch drawing and journaling, the sessions, spread over the year, are dedicated to fun and exploration. No experience necessary, only a curiosity! This winter, let’s explore the possibilities of collage multimedia.

Tea, coffee, and sweet treats are served, to keep your creativity warmed up!

Si vous connaissez le plaisir des livres à colorier pour adultes, pour la détente qu’ils procurent, alors joignez-vous à nous et découvrez d’autres approches artistiques visant la relaxation. Du griffonnage au collage, du dessin au journal d’art, les sessions offertes au fil de l’année viseront le plaisir et l’exploration. Aucune expérience nécessaire, seule la curiosité est de mise! Pour l’atelier d’hiver, nous explorerons les possibilités qu’offre le collage multimédia.

Thé, café et douceurs sont servis pour garder votre créativité bien réchauffée!


If you are not already a member of OSA and are interested by this workshop, please call us to register: 613-580-2765.
Code: W17SWS13 (WED, 10:30AM-12:30PM)
Price: $35.00
Teacher: Suzanne Valois
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: Studio F
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 13
Start Date: 03/01/2017
End Date: 03/01/2017
Schedule:
Open Studio / Studio libre - Tuesday/Mardi (B)
On Tuesdays and 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 dynamic session and meet other passionate artists. All are welcome! ($18/session or $90 for 11 sessions.)

Les mardis et 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 énergisante et rencontrez d’autres artistes passionnés. Tous sont les bienvenus! (18 $/séance ou 90 $ pour 11 séances.)

No instructor / Sans professeur
The studio won’t be available on March 13-17 (March Break).
Le studio ne sera pas disponible du 13 au 17 mars (congé de mars).
Code: W17SOW02 (TUE, 9:30AM-4PM)
Price: $90.00
Teacher: No Instructor
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Open Workshops / Ateliers Libres
Room: Studio G
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 01/17/2017
End Date: 04/04/2017
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

Open Studio / Studio libre - Friday/Vendredi (B)
Register On Tuesdays and 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 dynamic session and meet other passionate artists. All are welcome! ($18/session or $90 for 11 sessions.)

Les mardis et 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 énergisante et rencontrez d’autres artistes passionnés. Tous sont les bienvenus! (18 $/séance ou 90 $ pour 11 séances.)

No instructor / Sans professeur
The studio won’t be available on March 13-17 (March Break).
Le studio ne sera pas disponible du 13 au 17 mars (congé de mars).
Code: W17SOW03 (FRI, 9:30AM-4PM)
Price: $90.00
Teacher: No Instructor
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Open Workshops / Ateliers Libres
Room: Studio F
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 5
Start Date: 01/20/2017
End Date: 04/07/2017
Schedule:
Open Print Studio / Studio libre: Gravure - Monday/Lundi (B)
On Mondays our printing press is available for the artists with experience in printmaking. During this open studio time (no instructor), we invite you to use the printing press to work, find some inspiration and a sense of community. Enjoy a dynamic session while meeting other printmakers. Some experience with printmaking and with the use of a printing press is required. ($100 for 10 sessions.)

Les lundis notre presse à imprimer est disponible pour les artistes ayant de l’expérience en gravure. Pendant cette période (sans professeur), nous vous invitons à venir utiliser notre presse pour travailler, trouver l’inspiration et un esprit de communauté. Profitez d’une séance énergisante tout en rencontrant d’autres artistes graveurs. De l’expérience en gravure et avec l’utilisation de la presse à imprimer est requise. (100$ pour 10 séances.)

No instructor / Sans professeur
The studio won’t be available on February 10 (Family Day) and March 13-17 (March Break).
Le studio ne sera pas disponible le 10 février (Jour de la Famille) et du 13 au 17 mars (congé de mars).
Code: W17SOW04 (MON, 9:30AM-4PM)
Price: $100.00
Teacher: No Instructor
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Open Workshops / Ateliers Libres
Room: Studio C
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 01/16/2017
End Date: 04/03/2017
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.

Open Print Studio / Studio libre: Gravure - Thursday/Jeudi (B)
Register On Thursdays our printing press is available for the artists with experience in printmaking. During this open studio time (no instructor), we invite you to use the printing press to work, find some inspiration and a sense of community. Enjoy a dynamic session while meeting other printmakers. Some experience with printmaking and with the use of a printing press is required. ($100 for 10 sessions.)

Les jeudis notre presse à imprimer est disponible pour les artistes ayant de l’expérience en gravure. Pendant cette période (sans professeur), nous vous invitons à venir utiliser notre presse pour travailler, trouver l’inspiration et un esprit de communauté. Profitez d’une séance énergisante tout en rencontrant d’autres artistes graveurs. De l’expérience en gravure et avec l’utilisation de la presse à imprimer est requise. (100$ pour 10 séances.)


No instructor / Sans professeur
The studio won’t be available on March 13-17 (March Break).
Le studio ne sera pas disponible du 13 au 17 mars (congé de mars).
Code: W17SOW05 (MON, 9:30AM-4PM)
Price: $100.00
Teacher: No Instructor
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Open Workshops / Ateliers Libres
Room: Studio C
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 01/19/2017
End Date: 03/30/2017
Schedule:
Open Print Studio / Studio libre: Gravure - Friday/Vendredi (B)
Register On Fridays, our printing press is available for the artists with experience in printmaking. During this open studio time (no instructor), we invite you to use the printing press to work, find some inspiration and a sense of community. Enjoy a dynamic session while meeting other printmakers. Some experience with printmaking and with the use of a printing press is required. ($100 for 10 sessions.)

Les vendredis, notre presse à imprimer est disponible pour les artistes ayant de l’expérience en gravure. Pendant cette période (sans professeur), nous vous invitons à venir utiliser notre presse pour travailler, trouver l’inspiration et un esprit de communauté. Profitez d’une séance énergisante tout en rencontrant d’autres artistes graveurs. De l’expérience en gravure et avec l’utilisation de la presse à imprimer est requise. (100$ pour 10 séances.)

No instructor / Sans professeur
The studio won’t be available on March 13-17 (March Break).
Le studio ne sera pas disponible du 13 au 17 mars (congé de mars).
Code: W17SOW06 (MON, 9:30AM-4PM)
Price: $100.00
Teacher: No Instructor
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Open Workshops / Ateliers Libres
Room: Studio C
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 01/20/2017
End Date: 03/31/2017
Schedule:
Traditional Decorative Eggs - ART BREAK SERIES - NEW!
Register Level up your Easter decorations and gifts by creating lovely painted eggs. Acrylic paint will be used to create impressive decorative patterns. A number stroke methods as well as foundations of ornamental design will be discussed and demonstrated in a warm and relaxed atmosphere. All materials and tools will be provided. Be free to also bring your own ideas and images as a reference.

Tea, coffee, and sweet treats are served, to keep your creativity warmed up!

If you are not already a member of OSA and are interested by this workshop, please call us to register: 613-580-2765.
Code: W17SWS14 (SAT, 1:30PM-3:30PM)
Price: $35.00
Teacher: Yulia Lisitsyna
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Short Courses & Workshops / Cours de courte durée et ateliers
Room: 333
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 13
Start Date: 04/01/2017
End Date: 04/01/2017
Schedule:
Alternative Embroidery and Textile Art - Intro
This class will explore alternative uses of sewing and embroidery. Using techniques such as contour drawing with thread, embroidery stitches and object mounting, students may create compositions on hand made paper, photographs, canvas, clothing and more. Participants will also experiment with the transparency and texture of paper, as well as mixed media projects involving paint and appliqué. Anyone who enjoys hand sewing, contour drawing, collage or investigating new materials will enjoy this course.

No class on February 20 (Family Day) and on March 13 (March Break week).
Code: W17S071 (MON, 1PM-4PM)
Price: $280.00
Teacher: Jennifer McMaster
Campus: Orleans
Focus: General Interest Programs
Category: Special Interest / Sujets Divers
Room: Studio G
Semester: Winter
Year: 2017
Spots Remaining: 2
Start Date: 01/16/2017
End Date: 04/03/2017
Schedule:

Please call us to register for this course.