Online Courses

I  have moved my teaching ONLINE using Zoom! (To see what I normally taught pre-Covid-19, visit here.) Below are my current course listings. Do you have questions? Maybe I have answered them on my FAQ page here.

Upcoming SPRING 2021 course offerings
ART JOURNAL WITH A LOCAL ARTIST – FREE! Each lesson will include a mini lesson from myself or a special guest teacher from the local arts community! Whether you are new to art or have always been artistic, keeping an art journal is a fun way to be creative! It is a place to try out new materials, techniques, and reflect on your art and life. Offered live online via Zoom. 

Next lesson: Flowers and mindfulness, perfect for Mother’s day!
Featuring relaxation and breathing exercises with Yoga instructor Chantal Houde  (pranashanti.com) and painting lesson with arts instructor Maya Hum!

Sunday May 9th, 2021
10 am – 12pm
Price: FREE (you need to register to get the zoom link and password)
REGISTER HERE

For the Yoga exercise wear comfy clothes and have a chair (or use a mat/meditation pillow if you want to sit on the ground.)

Suggested art materials, don’t stress if you don’t have everything
– Papers to paint on or an art journal
– Paint brushes
– Watercolour or acrylic paints or old markers
– Flat paint palette or dish for paint mixing
– Container of water
– Paper towel or rags
– Black thin marker, or any dark pens you have lying around
– Pencil

*Due to the nature of this course, you need to register for each session to participate. You can also follow my WebsiteFacebook, or Instagram feed for latest updates. 

DRAWING FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS part 2, adult – ONLINE
Note: this is a different from the “Drawing for the not-so terrified course”
This course is a continuation of 6 WEEK online Drawing for the absolute beginner course. In this version, students will be introduced to landscape, figure, portrait drawing and more!  Learn tips and tricks that make a difference in how you draw! (Note, taking the previous course is not mandatory, but recommended.) English with French translation available. Note: this is a different from the “Drawing for the not-so terrified course.”
Offered live online via Zoom with Art Pontiac.

May 11 – June 15, 2021 (6 sessions)
Tuesdays: 10 am – 12 pm
Registration fee: Members $100.00, non-members $115.00
REGISTER HERE

EXPLORING VISUAL ARTS, Adult – ONLINE

Express your creativity in this introductory visual art course. Each week we explore and learn a different material and/or technique by completing a finished artwork! Drawing and painting is covered in this course. Each time this course runs, the projects are different. Supplies: Pencils and paper for the first day and watercolors introduced afterwards. Offered live online via Zoom with Dovercourt Recreational Centre. Can’t attend the live meeting? A recording of each class will be shared with everyone registered to watch for the first time or re-watch.

Wednesdays, 2-4 pm EST
May 5th – May 26th 
$80 ($20/lesson, pro-rate options available for late registrants)
REGISTER HERE
613-798-8950 ext. 0  

ILLUSTRATION FOR BEGINNERS, ADULTS – ONLINE

Illustration is about how to translate your ideas and concepts visually. This course serves as a fun introduction to a variety of styles and techniques. We will work on short and engaging projects to introduce and develop your skill level with different mediums. Traditional drawing and painting materials are used in this course, with an option to explore digital media (Photoshop or free alternative).  Projects and exercises will also focus on how to unlock your imagination! Topics covered include picture book illustration, editorial illustration, and more! All levels welcome. Offered live online via Zoom with the Ottawa School of Art. 

Tuesdays May 11 – June 22nd.
6-8:30 pm EST
Price $225
course code: P21Z002A
REGISTER HERE
Tel. (613) 241-7471 

DRAWING FOR THE ABSOLUTE AND TERRIFIED BEGINNER, ADULT – ONLINE

This course offers a comfortable and encouraging introduction to the elements of traditional Drawing. We will practice your observational skills while studying shade, mass, values, and line. Topics will include how to draw still life, figures, landscapes, portraits, and more! Learn simple tips and tricks that make a big difference – creating a solid foundation for future artwork! Offered live online via Zoom with the Ottawa School of Art. 

Wednesdays May 12-June 23rd
6-8:30 pm EST
Price $225
course code: P21Z001A
REGISTER HERE
Tel. (613) 241-7471 

DRAWING FOR THE NOT SO TERRIFIED, ADULT – ONLINE

This course is for those who have taken a beginner drawing class, preferably the Drawing for the Absolute and Terrified Beginner, and wish to expand their drawing repertoire! Lessons are geared to build on and develop skills explored in previous drawing art study. We will cover still life, botanicals, the figure, portraits, animals, and more! Ask for the outline for the precursor of this course (if you never took it) to gauge if you want to take this class or the intro version. Offered live online via Zoom with the Ottawa School of Art. 

Mondays  May 10-June 28th
6-8:30 pm EST
Price $225
course code: P21Z001B
REGISTER HERE
Tel. (613) 241-7471 

PRIVATE / PRIVATE GROUP LESSONS   At this time I am unable to provide consistent private lessons due to my busy spring teaching schedule. Thank you for your support and understanding!
Privatelessons
Tailor made for each individual or group (group of friends and/or family members)
Price: Contact me directly to discuss lesson plans, dates, and prices.

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Have questions? Please visit my Frequently Asked Questions page here.