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OPEN STUDIO

for registered adult students and AAD members:

Fridays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Art Studio 1: April 7 - June 2. Please note that the Art Hive will run concurrently with the Open Studio on April 28 and May 26.

Senoir discounts

Seniors art course discount for residents of D.D.O. and non-residents
(65 yrs. +)

Painting

Classes for adults


WATERCOLOUR FOR FUN

8 weeks from April 3 to June 5 (No class on Apr. 17 & May 22)

Monday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Teacher: Bev Wight

Have fun experimenting with all sorts of watercolor medium, current and classic using still life set ups and personal photo reference material. Drawing skills are not mandatory. The elements necessary to compose and paint a good painting will regularly be discussed. Tools and techniques will be covered. This course is designed to help new painter gain an understanding and love for the medium and for the more experienced painter’s art to stay fresh and loose.

Not included: materials (approx. $125.00).

Questions? Contact Bev by email:

DDO Res.: $189.70
DDO Seniors: $164.70
NR: $206.95
NR Seniors: $181.95

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

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EXPLORATIONS IN PAINTING AND MIXED MEDIA

(Some experience required)

8 weeks from April 6 to May 25

Thursday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Teacher: Stewart Fletcher

This course will introduce the participant to more contemporary approaches in painting. Using acrylics, oils, or watercolours everyone will be encouraged to move their creativity in new directions through the introduction of collaged elements and the inclusion of different media in their paintings. Discussions and demonstrations will provide participants with the fuel to move their imagery and creativity forward.

Questions? Contact Stewart by email:

Materials not included (approx. $150.00).

DDO Res.: $189.70
DDO Seniors: $164.70
NR: $206.95
NR Seniors: $181.95

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

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ACRYLIC PAINTING FROM A TO Z

All levels

8 weeks from April 4 to May 30 (No class on April 18)

Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Teacher: Bev Wight

Satisfying and easy lessons to help the beginner feel secure about the tools and techniques of acrylic medium. Challenges for the already painting artist to up their game with mental and technical challenges using texture and technique to further your own style.

Materials not included (approx. $150.00)

Questions? Contact Bev by email:

DDO Res.: $189.70
DDO Seniors: $164.70
NR: $206.95
NR Seniors: $181.95

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

register

OIL PAINTING

(No previous experience required, all levels welcome)

8 weeks from April 5 to May 24

Wednesday from 7 to 9:30 p.m.

Teacher: Jacinta Ionno

Working from still-life subjects and personal photographs of landscapes and portraits, through exercises and demonstrations we will deal with preparing the underpainting and layering the colours and then learn to blend, mix and graduate the oil paint.

Materials not included (approx. $150.00).

Questions? Contact Jacinta by email:

Materials not included (approx. $150.00).

DDO Res.: $151.75
DDO Seniors: $129.25
NR: $169.00
NR Seniors: $146.50

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

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OIL PAINTING – ORIGINAL IMAGES

(Some oil painting experience helpful)

8 weeks from April 5 to May 24

Wednesday from 1 to 3:30 p.m.    Full

Teacher: Jacinta Ionno

This class is designed to help painters progress from copying to creating or developing their own imagery. Working at first from still-life subjects as well as landscape and portraiture, through exercises and demonstrations we will deal with preparing the underpainting and layering the colours and then learn to blend, mix and graduate the oil paint. Materials not included (approx. $150.00).

Questions? Contact Jacinta by email:

Materials not included (approx. $150.00).

DDO Res.: $151.75
DDO Seniors: $129.25
NR: $169.00
NR Seniors: $146.50

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

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FUNDAMENTALS OF ACRYLIC PAINTING – BEGINNERS

8 weeks from April 5 to May 24

Wednesday from 7 to 9:30 p.m.      Full

Teacher: Stewart Fletcher

This course is designed for anyone who wants to acquire a basic understanding of the materials, properties and techniques of acrylic painting while exploring a variety of subject matter including still life, landscape, portraiture or abstraction.

Materials not included (approx. $150.00)

DDO Res.: $151.75
DDO Seniors: $133.75
NR: $165.55
NR Seniors: $147.55

Questions? Contact Stewart by email:

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

register

EXPLORING IMAGE TRANSFERS AND ACRYLICS USING YOUR OWN PHOTOGRAPHY

6 weeks from April 6 to May 18 (no class on Apr. 27)

Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.     Not  Available

Teacher: Linda Sidel     Questions? Contact Linda by email

Love to take photos but they sit on your computer? Learn how to create a painting by using them as an Image Transfer or how to incorporate Transfers into your own artwork or collage. Become acquainted with acrylic gels, mediums and paint, and play with texture

Materials not included (approx. $160.00)

DDO Res.: $142.57
DDO Seniors: $127.28
NR: $155.22
NR Seniors: $140.21

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

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BEGINNER WATERCOLOUR

8 weeks from April 3 to June 5

Monday from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Teacher: Bev Wight

Beginning with the tools and explanation of how and why with how much water versus how much paint, all kinds of watercolor will be discussed. Emphasis on both classic and contemporary techniques.

Not included: materials (approx. $125.00)

Questions? Contact Bev by email:

DDO Res.: $151.75
DDO Seniors: $133.75
NR: $165.55
NR Seniors: $147.55

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

register