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

This class builds on skill learned in Drawing For Painting. Create a tonal drawing of your chosen topic and learn painting fundamentals. Work in the paint medium of your choice.
  • Tue, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 15-Mar 26, $284.75 1405628
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
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, Jan 14-Apr 1, $279.00 1185313
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 1 pm-3:30 pm, Jan 18-Mar 29, $279.00 1185318
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
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.
  • Wed, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 16-Mar 27, $279.00 1185334
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 1 pm-3 pm, Jan 20-Feb 17, $141.25 1187924
    6 yrs-9 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
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.
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.
  • Tue, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 15-Mar 26, $334.75 1185386
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 1 pm-4 pm, Jan 16-Mar 27, $334.75 1185394
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 9 am-noon, Jan 16-Mar 27, $334.75 1185396
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 17-Mar 28, $279.00 1185401
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 1 pm-4 pm, Jan 18-Mar 29, $334.75 1185402
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Choose your own adventure in advanced oils and acrylics. Explore complex techniques including working with perspective, colour mixing and brushstrokes. Try your personalized style using your own subject matter.
  • Wed, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 16-Mar 27, $284.75 1185466
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
No instruction. Bring your own subject matter or still life to paint. Please use only odourless solvents.
  • Fri, 9:30 am-noon, Jan 18-Apr 12, $64.00 1185483
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
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, Jan 14-Apr 15, $64.00 1185620
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
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, Jan 14-Apr 1, $334.75 1185658
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
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.
  • Tue, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, Jan 15-Mar 26, $334.75 1185678
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
No instruction. Bring your own subject matter or still life to paint.
  • Fri, 10 am-3 pm, Jan 18-Apr 12, $128.00 1185699
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 10 am-3 pm, Jan 17-Apr 11, $128.00 1185784
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
Map location of Nepean Visual Arts Centre
Nepean Visual Arts Centre
1701 Woodroffe AVE
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2828