Fine Arts Courses

Fine Arts Courses

Discover your inner artist

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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Adult Art Courses

Adult Art Courses

Develop your artistic technique

These excellent courses are taught by experienced and trained professionals and are offered at a variety of levels.

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.

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Non-Residents

$227Per Session
  • 8 weeks
  • April 13 – June 1
  • Tuesday 1 PM – 4 PM

DDO Residents

$216Per Session
  • 8 Weeks
  • April 13 – June 1
  • Tuesday 1 PM – 4 PM

Senior Non-Residents

$216Per Session
  • 8 weeks
  • April 13 – June 1
  • Tuesday 1 PM – 4 PM

Senior DDO Residents

$204Per Session
  • 8 Weeks
  • April 13 – June 1
  • Tuesday 1 PM – 4 PM

Enjoying Watercolour

with Renée Mizgala

For adults of all levels

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

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Non-Residents

$227Per Session
  • 8 weeks
  • April 13 – June 1
  • Tuesday 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

DDO Residents

$216Per Session
  • 8 Weeks
  • April 13 – June 1
  • Tuesday 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Senior Non-Residents

$216Per Session
  • 8 weeks
  • April 13 – June 1
  • Tuesday 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Senior DDO Residents

$204Per Session
  • 8 Weeks
  • April 13 – June 1
  • Tuesday 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

The Art of Self Portrait

with Stewart Fletcher

For adults of all levels

Artists have been using themselves as models since the beginning of time as a way of perfecting their portraiture skills. This workshop will introduce you to some of the techniques, tips and tricks required to getting a good likeness.

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Non-Residents

$129Per Session
  • 4 weeks
  • April 14 – May 5
  • Wed. 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

DDO Residents

$117Per Session
  • 4 Weeks
  • April 14 – May 5
  • Wed. 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Senior Non-Residents

$117Per Session
  • 4 weeks
  • April 14 – May 5
  • Wed. 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Senior DDO Residents

$106Per Session
  • 4 Weeks
  • April 14 – May 5
  • Wed. 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Non-Residents

$129Per Session
  • 4 weeks
  • May 19 – June 9
  • Wed. 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

DDO Residents

$117Per Session
  • 4 Weeks
  • May 19 – June 9
  • Wed. 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Senior Non-Residents

$117Per Session
  • 4 weeks
  • May 19 – June 9
  • Wed. 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Senior DDO Residents

$106Per Session
  • 4 Weeks
  • May 19 – June 9
  • Wed. 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Drawing Essentials

with Stewart Fletcher

For adults of all levels

Get introduced to drawing techniques in charcoal and pencil whether you are an absolute beginner or more experienced. Explore both traditional and contemporary approaches to drawing with a strong emphasis on composition, spatial depth and light and shadow. Subjects will include objects, interiors, and still life.

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Non-Residents

$246Per Session
  • 8 weeks
  • April 12 – June 7
  • Monday 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

DDO Residents

$235Per Session
  • 8 Weeks
  • April 12 – June 7
  • Monday 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Senior non-Residents

$235Per Session
  • 8 weeks
  • April 12 – June 7
  • Monday 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Senior DDO Residents

$223Per Session
  • 8 Weeks
  • April 12 – June 7
  • Monday 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Non-Residents

$207Per Session
  • 8 weeks
  • April 14 – June 2
  • Wednesday 6:30 PM – 9 PM

DDO Residents

$196Per Session
  • 8 Weeks
  • April 14 – June 2
  • Wednesday 6:30 PM – 9 PM

Senior Non-Residents

$196Per Session
  • 8 weeks
  • April 14 – June 2
  • Wednesday 6:30 PM – 9 PM

Senior DDO Residents

$184Per Session
  • 8 Weeks
  • April 14 – June 2
  • Wednesday 6:30 PM – 9 PM

Intermediate Acrylics

with Geneviève Sideleau

For adults of intermediate skill or above

This intermediate acrylic painting class explores paint handling, composition and improving technique. There will be emphasis on personal development as you work on abstract and semi-abstract compositions. Painting with palette knives and using collage, textile and stencils throughout your compositions are some of the techniques you will be exploring.

*Students need the knowledge of basic acrylics skills.

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Non-Residents

$207Per Session
  • 8 weeks
  • April 15 – June 3
  • Thursday 10 AM – 12:30 PM

DDO Residents

$196Per Session
  • 8 Weeks
  • April 15 – June 3
  • Thursday 10 AM – 12:30 PM

Senior Non-Residents

$196Per Session
  • 8 weeks
  • April 15 – June 3
  • Thursday 10 AM – 12:30 PM

Senior DDO Residents

$184Per Session
  • 8 Weeks
  • April 15 – June 3
  • Thursday 10 AM – 12:30 PM

Teen Art Courses

Teen Art Courses

Nourish self-expression

Our teen classes are specifically designed to boost individuality and foster a strong sense of self, allowing students to explore their own artistic voice and self-exploration.

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Kids Art Courses

Kids Art Courses

Encourage your child’s creativity

These kids courses are designed to bring out your child’s creativity and artistic abilities in an enjoyable atmosphere led by our trained and passionate instructors.

Drawing & Painting

with Caroline Di Nunzio

For 5 to 8 years old

Develop your creative side through the eyes of current artists while exploring different techniques and styles.

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Non-Residents

$115Per Session
  • 8 weeks
  • April 18 – June 6
  • Sunday 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

DDO Residents

$105Per Session
  • 8 Weeks
  • April 18 – June 6
  • Sunday 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Drawing & Painting

with Caroline Di Nunzio

For 9 to 12 years old

Develop your artistic skills using professional level materials with a special emphasis on technique and self-expression.

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Non-Residents

$115Per Session
  • 8 weeks
  • April 18 – June 6
  • Sunday 12 PM – 1 PM

DDO Residents

$105Per Session
  • 8 Weeks
  • April 18 – June 6
  • Sunday 12 PM – 1 PM

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