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

Summer term 2019

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

1. Travel Sketching and Painting for Beginners, Adults (Early Summer)
Planning a trip? Or always wanted to be able to sketch your urban or rural landscape with ease? This course serves as a fun introduction to a variety of sketching techniques and approaches. Projects will teach students how to draw proportionally and with perspective, as well as strategies to make your sketches really stand out. Pencils, ink and watercolours will be explored in this course.ro version.

Registration code: S19D001B
Monday & Wednesdays, July 3 – July 29, 2019
No class July 15
6-9 pm
Price: $195

2. Drawing for the Absolutely Terrified Beginner, Adults (Early Summer)
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.

Registration Code: S19D001A
Tuesday & Thursdays, July 2 – July 25, 2019
6-9pm
Price: $215

3. Travel Sketching and Painting for Beginners, Adults (Late Summer)
Planning a trip? Or always wanted to be able to sketch your urban or rural landscape with ease? This course serves as a fun introduction to a variety of sketching techniques and approaches. Projects will teach students how to draw proportionally and with perspective, as well as strategies to make your sketches really stand out. Pencils, ink and watercolours will be explored in this course.ro version.

Registration code: S19D002B
Monday & Wednesdays, August 7 – August 28, 2019
6-9 pm
Price: $195

4. 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.

Registration Code: S19D002A
Tuesday & Thursdays, August 1 – August 27, 2019
6-9pm
Price: $225

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

Classes start in the Fall 2019

1. Drawing and Painting, 9-13 year olds – NOTE: this class fills up fast
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. $ 258.50

Dates: TBA

Saturdays

9:00-11:00 am Registration code: TBA

OR

11:30 – 1:30 pm Registration code: TBA

OR

2 – 4:00 pm Registration code: TBA

2. Art Journaling for Teens, 12-15 yrs

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: TBA
Dates: TBA
10 am – 12 pm
$ 186.00

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

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

1. 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.

Dates: TBA
10 sessions
2-4 pm

2. Private classes: To schedule your private or semi private lessons, please contact Kate Ritchie, our School Manager (kritchie@dovercourt.org or 613-627-2762) or Nicole Irvine 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.