Online Courses

I  have moved my teaching ONLINE using Zoom! Below are my current course listings. Do you have questions? Maybe I have answered them on my FAQ page here.

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Fall course offerings

DRAWING AND PAINTING , Children
Taught entirely virtually, participants learn to paint and draw with charcoal, conte, watercolours, etc. Advanced techniques and learning opportunities available. Supply kit available for pick up. Offered live online via Zoom with the City of Ottawa. Questions can be emailed to:  virtual.virtuel@ottawa.ca or call 613-325-5073

6-8 years Sat. 10 am-noon
Oct 1-Nov 26, 2022
$188.75
REGISTRATION  Opens August 10 @9pm (Use Code 1633743)

9-14 years Sat. 12:30-2:30 pm
Oct 1-Nov 26, 2022
$188.75
REGISTRATION  Opens August 10 @9pm (Use Code 1633461)

DRAWING & PAINTING, ADULT/OLDER ADULT
Develop drawing skills as a basis for painting and design. Unleash the creative possibilities with colour. Investigate the strengths of classical and contemporary
visual artists. Offered live online via Zoom with the City of Ottawa. Questions can be emailed to:  virtual.virtuel@ottawa.ca or call 613-325-5073

Mondays 10 am – 12 pm
Sep 26-Nov 21, 2022
$152.50
REGISTRATION  Opens August 10 @9pm (Use Code 1633483)

ART JOURNALING, ADULT – Short series (4 sessions)
Play with new materials and ideas, practice and reflect on your art, and unlock your creativity through art journaling. Explore drawing, painting and mixed media through a variety of instructor and student directed projects and exercises. Offered live online via Zoom with the City of Ottawa. Questions can be emailed to:  virtual.virtuel@ottawa.ca or call 613-325-5073

Monday,s 12:30 -3 pm
Sep 26-Oct 24, 2022
$95.25
REGISTRATION  Opens August 10 @9pm (Use Code 1633729)

DRAWING FOR THE NOT SO TERRIFIED, ADULTS
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, botanical, the figure, portraits, 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 online via Zoom with the Ottawa School of Art. Note: The instructor can provide password protected recordings of lessons to those who miss a class. For materials list, visit HERE.

Tuesdays 4 – 6:30 pm
Sept. 27 – Nov. 29, 2022 (10 sessions)
Course code: F22Z002A
$ 260
info@artottawa.ca | Tel. (613) 241-7471

CREATIVE ILLUSTRATION: DRAWING AND PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS
Illustration is about how to translate your ideas and concepts visually. This course serves as a fun introduction to illustration and its variety of styles and techniques. We will work on short and engaging art projects that focus on how to unlock your creativity and imagination! All levels welcome! For materials list, visit HERE.

Offered online via Zoom with the Ottawa School of Art. Note: The instructor can provide password protected recordings of lessons to those who miss a class.

Wednesdays 4 – 6:30 pm
Sept. 28 – Nov. 30, 2022 (10 sessions)
Course code: F22Z001B
$ 260
info@artottawa.ca | Tel. (613) 241-7471
 

TRAVEL SKETCHING AND PAINTING, ADULTS
Have you always wanted to be able to sketch your surroundings or urban/rural landscapes with ease? This is a fun introduction to a variety of sketching and
painting techniques. Projects will show you how to draw proportionally using perspective and will include many tips and tricks on how to make your travel sketching experience (whether you are indoors or outside) a breeze! Pencils, ink, and watercolours will be explored in this course. Offered live online via Zoom with the City of Ottawa. Questions can be emailed to:  virtual.virtuel@ottawa.ca or call 613-325-5073

Thursdays 12 – 2:30 pm
Sep 29-Nov 17, 2022
$190.50
REGISTRATION  Opens August 10 @9pm (Use Code 1633395)

WATERCOLOURS – LEVEL 1
Watercolour is a soft and beautiful form of expression. Through exercise and demonstrations, learn to apply washes to paper while exploring realism, abstraction and non-representation. Offered live online via Zoom with the City of Ottawa. Questions can be emailed to:  virtual.virtuel@ottawa.ca or call 613-325-5073

Thursdays 3-5:30 pm
Sep 29-Nov 17, 2022
$190.50
REGISTRATION Opens August 10 @9pm (Use Code 1633736)

DRAWING FOR THE ABSOLUTE AND TERRIFIED BEGINNER

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, line, still life, the figure, portraits, landscape, and more! Learn simple tips and tricks that make a difference in how you see and draw, creating a solid foundation for future artwork. For materials list, visit HERE.

Offered online via Zoom with the Ottawa School of Art. Note: The instructor can provide password protected recordings of lessons to those who miss a class.

Mondays 4 – 6:30 pm
Oct. 17 – Dec. 12, 2022 (8 sessions) No class Oct. 31
Course code: F22Z001A
$ 230
info@artottawa.ca | Tel. (613) 241-7471


LOOSE WATERCOLOUR FLORALS, ADULTS – Short series (4 sessions)
Learn to paint roses, filler flowers, berries and leaves in a loose style. Some experience with watercolour is recommended but not required. Offered live online via Zoom with the City of Ottawa. Questions can be emailed to:  virtual.virtuel@ottawa.ca or call 613-325-5073

Mondays, 12:30 – 3 pm
Oct 31-Nov 21, 2022
$95.25
REGISTRATION  Opens August 10 @9pm (Use Code 1633776)

CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING: The Chinese Orchid (1 session)
This workshop serves as a gentle and enjoyable introduction to the basics of Chinese brush painting in watercolours. Students will learn from step-by-step demonstrations and mindful painting exercises in order to paint the Chinese orchid. Lessons are adaptable to student comfort level and available materials. For materials list, visit HERE.

Offered online via Zoom with the Ottawa School of Art. Note: The instructor can provide password protected recordings of lessons to those who miss a class.

Sunday, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
December 4th, 2022 (1 session)
Course code: F22ZWS02
$ 85
info@artottawa.ca | Tel. (613) 241-7471
REGISTER HERE

CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING: FLOWER BLOSSOMS (1 session)
This workshop serves as a gentle and enjoyable introduction to the basics of Chinese brush painting in watercolours. Students will learn from step-by-step demonstrations and mindful painting exercises in order to paint a flower blossoming tree. Lessons are adaptable to student comfort level and available materials. For materials list, visit HERE.

Offered online via Zoom with the Ottawa School of Art. Note: The instructor can provide password protected recordings of lessons to those who miss a class.

Sunday, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
December 11th, 2022 (1 session)
Course code: F22ZWS02
$ 85
info@artottawa.ca | Tel. (613) 241-7471
REGISTER HERE


ART JOURNAL FREE LIVE SESSION

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: TBD

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