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Courses for Painting, in the fall at the Nepean Visual Arts Centre

Note: this course was offered during the fall and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Big Scale Abstract Art during the spring 2018
* Big Scale Abstract Art during the summer 2018
Artistic freedom is what abstract painting is all about. Explore painting on a large scale canvas, create a composition focusing on the use of colour, space, line, shape and texture.
  • Sun, 1 pm-3 pm, Sep 24-Oct 29, $132.50 1099694
    6 yrs-9 yrs, 5 classes,   cancelled
  • Sun, 1 pm-3 pm, Nov 5-Dec 3, $132.50 1099696
    6 yrs-9 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Sep 27-Nov 29, $253.25 1115884
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the fall and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Botanical Art - Watercolours Basics during the spring 2018
* Botanical Art - Watercolours Basics during the summer 2018
Inspired by the colours and subjects of the season, using watercolour materials and techniques create realistic paintings of our plant world. Painting from specimens, beginners acquire strong art skills. Demonstrations and step-by-step instructions ensure steady progress.
  • Wed, 1 pm-4 pm, Sep 27-Nov 15, $243.25 1099616
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
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* Canvas and Cocktails during the spring 2018
* Canvas and Cocktails during the summer 2018
Explore your artistic side with this night out! Learn the very basics of acrylic painting, completing a 16 x 20 canvas while exploring and savouring wines from around the world. Supplies and two glasses of wine included. Professional art instructor and wine sommelier guide you and answer questions.
  • Fri, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm, Nov 3, $73.25 1100012
    19 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
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* Collage Based Acrylic during the spring 2018
* Collage Based Acrylic during the summer 2018
Explore collage creation then re-creating the image as a large scale acrylic painting. Discuss techniques to increase size and maximize results. The final piece will possess a tromp l’oeil effect and are truly contemporary in approach.
  • Tue, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm, Oct 31-Dec 5, $201.00 1100018
    19 yrs+, 6 classes,   cancelled
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* Colour Theory and Mixing during the spring 2018
* Colour Theory and Mixing during the summer 2018
See colour in a whole new way. Learn to understand colour theory. Mix colours and get the right colour every time changing the way you use colour to create.
  • Sun, 10 am-4 pm, Oct 22-Oct 29, $134.00 1099617
    19 yrs+, 2 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the fall and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Acrylic Landscape Painting during the spring 2018
* Acrylic Landscape Painting during the summer 2018
Landscape painting is a rewarding art to master. Embrace how acrylic paint hugs the canvas while you design and create your unique pieces. The focus is on perspective, depth, colour, value and design in this all skill level class. Creative direction given by professional fine artist.
  • Mon, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Sep 25-Dec 11, $253.25 1099615
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
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* Oil and Acrylics - Level 1 during the spring 2018
* Oil and Acrylics - Level 1 during the summer 2018
Pick up a brush and give it a try! This introductory class explores painting in both oils and acrylics. Paint mixing, colour, value, form and techniques will be covered through the instructor’s step-by step demonstrations.
  • Fri, 1 pm-4 pm, Sep 29-Dec 1, $303.75 1099619
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm, Sep 26-Nov 28, $303.75 1099620
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 1 pm-4 pm, Sep 27-Dec 6, $303.75 1099621
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 9 am-noon, Sep 27-Nov 29, $303.75 1099622
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Sep 28-Dec 7, $253.25 1099623
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the fall and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Traditional Oil Techniques during the spring 2018
* Traditional Oil Techniques during the summer 2018
Learn age-old methods of painting with oils. Using Vermeer's painting Girl with the Pearl Earring as inspiration, explore a traditional approach to oil painting. Various skills and materials such as colour, under-painting, over-painting, glazing, etc will be looked at.
  • Mon, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm, Sep 25-Dec 4, $303.75 1099628
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm, Sep 27-Nov 29, $303.75 1099629
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the fall and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Watercolours - Level 2 during the spring 2018
* Watercolours - Level 2 during the summer 2018
Really challenge yourself! Push the limits of watercolour techniques, colour theory and the element of painting. One-on-one attention will be tailored to each student.
  • Mon, 1 pm-4 pm, Oct 2-Dec 11, $303.75 1099631
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
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* Altered Images: Photo Transfer Workshop during the spring 2018
* Altered Images: Photo Transfer Workshop during the summer 2018
Image transfer techniques are an easy, modern and creative way to add dimension to any work! Create a unique family photo display on wood artists' panels to take home. The benefit of this class is that applications are endless. Supplies included.
  • Sat, 10 am-4 pm, Sep 30, $96.50 1100045
    19 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
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* Intro to Abstract Painting - Workshop during the spring 2018
* Intro to Abstract Painting - Workshop during the summer 2018
Be introduced to the world of abstract art. Explore the principles and elements of design starting by creating a variety of small sheets of collage paper using tissue, paint and stamps. Finish by creating a 10” x 10” piece you can frame at home. Supplies included.
  • Sat, 10 am-4 pm, Nov 18, $124.50 1099618
    19 yrs+, 1 class,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the fall and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Oil and Acrylics Studio during the spring 2018
* Oil and Acrylics Studio during the summer 2018
No instruction. Bring your own subject matter or still life to paint. Please use only odourless solvents.
  • Fri, 9:30 am-noon, Sep 29-Dec 15, $64.00 1099626
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
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* Portraiture Studio during the spring 2018
* Portraiture Studio during the summer 2018
This supportive studio group is dedicated to portraiture in its many forms. No instruction is involved. All levels of skill are welcome. Studio members share the cost of the model.
  • Mon, 9:30 am-noon, Sep 25-Dec 18, $64.00 1099627
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the fall and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Watercolours - Level 1 during the spring 2018
* Watercolours - Level 1 during the summer 2018
Watercolour is a soft and beautiful form of expression. Through exercise and demonstrations, learn to create a colour wheel and apply washes to paper while exploring realism, abstraction and non-representation.
  • Mon, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, Sep 25-Dec 4, $303.75 1099630
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the fall and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Watercolours Studio during the spring 2018
* Watercolours Studio during the summer 2018
No instruction. Bring your own subject matter or still life to paint.
  • Tue, 1 pm-3:30 pm, Sep 26-Dec 12, $64.00 1099634
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 10 am-3 pm, Sep 28-Dec 14, $128.00 1099635
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 10 am-3 pm, Sep 29-Dec 15, $128.00 1099636
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
Map location of Nepean Visual Arts Centre
Nepean Visual Arts Centre
1701 Woodroffe AVE
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2828