I teach drawing, painting, illustration, digital art, portfolio, and private lessons throughout the Ottawa area. Scroll below to see my current teaching calendar, registration information, and location information.
NOTE: Classes run based on sufficient enrollment. Feel free to share!

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Photo from my “Art Foundations” class

Winter 2020

Ottawa School of Art – DOWNTOWN
35 George Street
Ottawa, Ontario. Registration information available online, or call 613-241-7471

 

1. Drawing for the Absolutely Terrified Beginner, Adults 
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, figure drawing, and more! Learn simple tips and tricks that make a difference in how you see and draw, creating a solid foundation for future artwork.
2 models

Registration Code: W20D001A
Mondays, Jan 13 – Mar 30, 2020
6-9pm
Price: $255

2. 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 figure drawing, botanical drawing, perspective drawing, how to add colour 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 course or the intro version.
2 models

Registration code: W20D002A
Tuesdays, Jan 14 – Mar 31, 2020
6-9 pm
Price: $285

3. Illustration and multimedia for Beginners, Adults 
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 paint, drawing, and digital media will be explored (such as ink, paint, pencils, and Photoshop). Projects and exercises will also focus on how to unlock your imagination. Topics covered include children’s book illustration, editorial illustration, and more! All levels welcome.

Registration code: W20D001D
Wednesday, Jan 14 – April 1, 2020
6-9pm
Price: $300

 

 

Nepean Visual Arts Centre, City of Ottawa Nepean Sportsplex, 1701 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario.
Registration information available online or call 613-580-2828 to register

1. Drawing for Absolute Beginners, adult
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. 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.

Registration code: 1496329
Sundays, Jan 19 – Mar 29,2020
12:30 pm – 3 pm
$ 290.50
$ 261.50 fee for seniors

2. Art Journaling for teens
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.

Registration code: 1494844
Sundays, Jan 19-Mar 29, 2020
10 am – 12 pm
$ 232.50

3. Drawing and Painting, children
Due to popularity, I offer this course at 3 different time slots on Saturdays, pick which one works best for your schedule, see below:

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.
$ 285

Jan 11 – Mar 28, 2020
Saturdays

9:00-11:00 am Registration code: 1494741
OR
11:30 – 1:30 pm Registration code: 1494744
OR
2 – 4:00 pm Registration code: 1494746

Bluesfest School of Music and Art, 450 Churchhill Avenue North, Ottawa, Ontario

Registration information available online, or call 613-627-2762

Exploring Visual Arts, Adults
Express yourself in this introductory visual art course. Explore art history, mediums and techniques as your instructor guides you through weekly projects using paint, inks, charcoal, pencils and more.

Wednesdays 2-4 pm, starting in January 2020
Registration has not opened yet

2. Private classes: To schedule your private or semi private lessons, please contact Nicole Irvine at nirvine@bsoma.ca
Website: https://www.dovercourt.org/enterprise/bsoma_home

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Maya Hum is an Advanced Arts Instructor with the City of Ottawa.  She has Certified Standard First Aid, CPR C “Basic Rescuer,” AED (Automated External Defribrillation), AODA awareness training (Accessibiliy for Ontarians with Disabilities Act), HIGH FIVE®certification, and WHIMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) training.