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

Play with new materials and ideas, practice and reflect on your art, and unlock your creativity through art journalling. Explore approaches through a variety of instructor and student directed projects and exercises. Drawing, painting and mixed media techniques will be taught in this course.
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Oct 6-Dec 15, $232.50 1493543
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
Using coloured pencils, create paintings of beautiful botanical subjects. Work from live specimens to match the pencil's colours to recreate colours found in nature. New techniques each week.
  • Tue, 12:30 pm-3:30 pm, Oct 1-Dec 3, $348.50 1490944
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
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.
  • Tue, 9 am-noon, Oct 1-Dec 3, $348.50 1490993
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
A young and free imagination can give cartoons personality - so watch characters and comic strips come to life! Draw and animate characters through studying figures, facial expressions, actions, perspective and using specialized illustration techniques.
  • Sun, 10 am-11:30 am, Oct 6-Dec 15, $216.00 1491725
    9 yrs-12 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
Discover mixed media as you learn how to paint with watercolours and acrylics, and draw with charcoal, conte and pastels. Advanced techniques and learning opportunities available.
  • Sat, 9 am-11 am, Oct 5-Dec 14, $285.00 1491703
    9 yrs-13 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, Oct 5-Dec 14, $285.00 1491716
    9 yrs-13 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 2 pm-4 pm, Oct 5-Dec 14, $285.00 1491719
    9 yrs-13 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
Get into the holiday season by creating a variety of unique handmade ornaments together to decorate your home.
Map location of Nepean Visual Arts Centre
Nepean Visual Arts Centre
1701 Woodroffe AVE
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2828