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Nepean Visual Arts Centre

Nepean Visual Arts Centre, courses for Visual Art in the fall

Students continue to learn about the plant subjects they work with to create realistic representations of the botanical world. Subjects covered include new ways to do underpaintings, working with dark and light subjects, working on coloured paper and creating more interesting compositions.
  • Wed, 9 am-noon, Oct 9-Dec 11, $348.50 1496052
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Explore contemporary painting practices where different styles and techniques are mixed to develop a unique style. Mixed-media, collage, hyper-realism, surrealism, graffiti, abstract painting, among other styles, are examined from a conceptual and technical perspective. During the last stage of the course, students develop a project based on personal interests.
  • Mon, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Oct 7-Dec 16, $290.50 1496096
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
Explore your inner self using a variety of art techniques and materials. Weekly themes will offer opportunities for self-reflection and creative thinking. The only requirement for this class is to free your most creative self.
  • Tue, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Oct 1-Dec 3, $290.50 1496050
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
This course introduces the absolute novice to drawing techniques and materials. In this comfortable and encouraging class, learn tips and tricks that make a difference in how you draw, creating a solid foundation for other art classes you may want to try.
  • Sun, 12:30 pm-3 pm, Oct 6-Dec 15, $290.50 1496049
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Create a unique art project meant to imitate resin. Tips, tricks and varied pouring techniques will help create different layers and patterns of colour in this interactive workshop. All supplies included. Participants will be able to take their piece home after a week of drying time. Supplies included.
  • Sat,Sat, 1 pm-4 pm, Nov 2, $31.50 1496279
    19 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Create a unique art project meant to imitate resin. Tips, tricks and varied pouring techniques will help create different layers and patterns of colour in this interactive workshop. Participants will be able to take their piece home after a week of drying time.
  • Sat, 1 pm-4 pm, Nov 9, $70.75 1496293
    11 yrs-14 yrs, 1 class,   cancelled
Create a 12\" x 16' wooden sign. We will guide you through the process and make it fun to create a wall-worthy piece. For any level of 'craftiness'. The instructor will contact you by email to select a design.
  • Sat, 1 pm-4 pm, Nov 30, $35.00 1496051
    19 yrs+, 1 class,   cancelled
Paint, collage and stamping are used to create a colourful wall-worthy, mixed-media painting. After the painting is complete, frame and embellish your work with inspirational text using a Cricut® Maker cutting machine.
  • Sat, 1 pm-4 pm, Nov 23, $88.75 1496298
    19 yrs+, 1 class,   cancelled
  • Sat, 1 pm-4 pm, Oct 19, $88.75 1496304
    11 yrs-14 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
An Old Masters ‘Academic' approach to portraiture. Students create two acrylic portraits on canvas. One is a faithful copy of a traditional portrait painting. The second is an original portrait applying techniques learned in the copy. The quality of your work will surprise you
  • Thu,Thu, 1 pm-3:30 pm, Oct 3-Dec 5, $261.50 1496143
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
Learn to create drawings that look like a photograph. Work through a series of exercises that will have you producing quality and realistic drawings. If you can write your name, you can learn to draw in a photographic style.
  • Tue, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Oct 1-Dec 3, $290.50 1496147
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
Get started with a Cricut® Maker. Put the Cricut® to use over a glass of wine (or tea) and go through the basics to create a DIY project you will be proud of. The instructor will contact you by email to select a design.
  • Fri, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm, Nov 1, $72.50 1504358
    19 yrs+, 1 class,   cancelled
Map location of Nepean Visual Arts Centre
Nepean Visual Arts Centre
1701 Woodroffe AVE
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2828


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