Adult Art

Courses

Adult Art Courses

Develop your artistic technique

Whether by drawing or painting, developing a visual art technique offers infinite possibilities for self-expression. For young and old, novice or master, the path towards discovery is facilitated by a good teacher. Explore what you would like to express with a class today.

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Drawing & Painting

Courses

Drawing & Painting Courses

Oil Painting: Original Images

with Jacinta Ionno

For adults of all levels

Learn underpainting, layering and blending techniques through demonstrations and exercises using your own photographs of various subjects.

8 Weeks

January 16 – March 6

Online Course

Mondays 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

In-Studio Course

Mondays 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM


Pricing

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DDO Resident

$235Per Session

Senior DDO Residents

$223Per Session

Non-Residents

$246Per Session

Senior Non-Residents

$235Per Session

Introduction to Drawing

with Keyiana Marques

For teens (15+) and adults of all levels

This studio-based course guides students through the development of their practical drawing skills. Students are given instruction in drawing techniques as well as methods of observation. These lessons will guide him/her through each step of the process from learning contour, gesture drawing and shading.

This course is ideally suited to the student who is new to this medium as well as those with experience looking to refresh and renew their basic drawing skills.

In-Studio Course

8 Weeks

January 16 – March 6

Mondays 6:30 PM – 9 PM

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Pricing

DDO Resident

$196Per Session

Senior DDO Residents

$184Per Session

Non-Residents

$207Per Session

Senior Non-Residents

$196Per Session

Introduction to Watercolour

with Arianna Garcia-Fialdini

For adults of all levels

This course covers essential techniques in watercolour, such as wet-dry, wet into wet and dry brush. Experience the different creative possibilities that can be achieved by mixing watercolours with liquids and various mediums to create textures. Demonstrations and in-depth discussions about colour theory, colour mixing, and technique will be an integral part of the course. Strong emphasis is put on personal expression, individual development and application of paint. Subject matters will include landscapes, still life & flowers amongst others. Composition, colour, form and expression will be nurtured and explored through exercises and independent projects.

In-Studio Course

8 Weeks

January 18 – March 8

Wednesdays 9:30 AM – 12 PM

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Pricing

DDO Resident

$235Per Session

Senior DDO Residents

$223Per Session

Non-Residents

$246Per Session

Senior Non-Residents

$235Per Session

Enjoying Watercolour – intermediate course

with Renée Mizgala

For students with experience

Learn basic to more innovative watercolour techniques through demonstrations and critiques while you explore various subject matter.

Online Course

8 Weeks

January 18 – March 8

Wednesdays 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

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Pricing

DDO Resident

$216Per Session

Senior DDO Residents

$204Per Session

Non-Residents

$227Per Session

Senior Non-Residents

$216Per Session

Introduction to Acrylic

with Geneviève Sideleau

For teens (15+) and adults of all levels

This introductory studio-based course invites students to develop their practical skills in painting with acrylics. Students will be given instruction in painting techniques as well as methods of observation. These lessons will guide them through each step of the process, from learning color theory, paint application and material, while exploring various subject matter.

This course is ideally suited to the student who is new to this medium as well as those with experience looking to refresh and renew their basic painting skills. No previous experience necessary.

In-Studio Course

8 Weeks

January 17 – March 7

Tuesdays 6:30 PM – 9 PM

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Pricing

DDO Resident

$211Per Session

Senior DDO Residents

$200Per Session

Non-Residents

$223Per Session

Senior Non-Residents

$211Per Session

Intermediate Acrylic

with Geneviève Sideleau

For adults of intermediate or above

This intermediate acrylic painting class explores paint handling, composition and improving technique. There will be emphasis on personal development as students work on abstract and semi-abstract compositions. Painting with palette knives and using collage, textile and stencils throughout compositions are some of the techniques explored. Large and original shaped canvases will be considered including working with diptychs or triptychs.

*Students need the knowledge of basic acrylics skills.

In-Studio Course

8 Weeks

January 17 – March 7

Tuesdays 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

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Pricing

DDO Resident

$254Per Session

Senior DDO Residents

$242Per Session

Non-Residents

$265Per Session

Senior Non-Residents

$254Per Session

Drawing the Live Model

with Geneviève Sideleau

Experience in drawing and/or painting required

In this 8-week studio-based class, participants will study the body and work with a live model every second class (x 4). A variety of exercises before each model session will consist of working with drapery, foreshortening and chiaroscuro. Students begin with quick studies to warm up and end with longer poses at the end of each model session.

Students can bring any painting or drawing medium to the class but should have learnt skills in the medium of their choice prior. Experience working with the body is strongly recommended and students must also be comfortable working with a live nude model.

In-Studio Course

8 Weeks

January 19 to March 9

Thursday 2 PM – 4:30 PM

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Pricing

DDO Resident

$265Per Session

Senior DDO Residents

$253Per Session

Non-Residents

$276Per Session

Senior Non-Residents

$265Per Session

Mixed Media

Courses

Mixed Media

Courses

The Art of Knitting

with Julie Baylon

For adults of all levels

In this new Winter Session, what better way than to knit a beautiful patchwork blanket (Afghan) to warm you up! This will allow beginners and non-beginners to discover the joys of knitting!

In-Studio Course

8 Weeks

January 17 – March 7

Tuesdays 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

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Pricing

DDO Resident

$159Per Session

Senior DDO Residents

$147Per Session

Non-Residents

$170Per Session

Senior Non-Residents

$159Per Session

The Art of Crocheting

with Julie Baylon

For adults of all levels

Discover and share the passion for knitting. A social activity that offers many benefits, such as relaxation, self-esteem and the creation of personal objects.

In-Studio Course

8 Weeks

January 18 – March 8

Wednesdays 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

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Pricing

DDO Resident

$159Per Session

Senior DDO Residents

$147Per Session

Non-Residents

$170Per Session

Senior Non-Residents

$159Per Session

Mixed Media on Paper

with Geneviève Sideleau

For adults of all levels

This mixed-media class will have drawing elements while incorporating other features such as collage, stains, stencils, texts and printed matter. There will be an emphasis on personal development as we work on abstract and semi-abstract compositions.

In-Studio Course

8 Weeks

January 19 – March 9

Thursdays 10 AM – 1 PM

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Pricing

DDO Resident

$212Per Session

Senior DDO Residents

$200Per Session

Non-Residents

$223Per Session

Senior Non-Residents

$212Per Session

Sculpture Courses

Sculpture Courses

Pottery – wheel

with Eva Ferenczy-Reichmann

For adult of all levels

Designed for the beginner and intermediate student. With over 35 years of experience, Eva will show her own personal techniques of throwing on the wheel one-on-one. Learn to create from simple to complex forms with ease. The sky is the limit!

In-studio

8 Weeks

January 16 – March 6

Mondays 10:30 AM – 1 PM | Mondays 2 PM – 4:30 PM | Monday 6:30 PM – 9 PM

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Pricing

DDO Resident

$226Per Session

Senior DDO Residents

$214Per Session

Non-Residents

$237Per Session

Senior Non-Residents

$226Per Session

Pottery – handbuilding

with Konstantin Velitchkov

For adult of all levels

Discover how to make hand-built pieces , whether sculptural or pottery vessels using clay with slab techniques, coil and various other methods to create pottery and/or sculptural pieces. A wide exploration in techniques to create form, whether tradition or contemporary to create in ceramic works of art . Discover some of the insights developed over 30 years of professional artistry by this unique internationally exhibited artist.

In-studio

8 Weeks

January 18 – March 8

Wednesdays 10 AM – 12:30 PM

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Pricing

DDO Resident

$242Per Session

Senior DDO Residents

$230Per Session

Non-Residents

$253Per Session

Senior Non-Residents

$242Per Session

Creative Sculpture

with Konstantin Velitchkov

For adults of all levels

Learn to create expressive clay sculptures incorporating figurative elements with accomplished Bulgarian sculptor Konstantin. Discover some of the insights developed over 30 years of professional artistry by this unique internationally exhibited artist.

In-Studio Course

8 Weeks

January 18 – March 8

Wednesdays 1:30 PM – 4 PM

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Pricing

DDO Resident

$242Per Session

Senior DDO Residents

$230Per Session

Non-Residents

$253Per Session

Senior Non-Residents

$242Per Session

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