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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. +)

Summer Classes for Adults

Summer Art Classes for Adults


SUMMER SONGWRITING

*Time slots will be allocated by First Come – First Serve basis.*

Ages 5 to 17 years and adults

8 weeks from July 8 to August 27, 2017

One half hour or 1 hour per week.

Choose a time: Saturday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Instructor: Sherrie Marginean

For the writer in all of us, this course is really about taking your ideas and turning them into songs! A prior knowledge of music theory is NOT required. Learn as you go! If you do not play an instrument, we can work together on the piano. We will focus a great deal on lyrics and song structure using simple chord progressions. You will be amazed at all the possibilities your ideas can yield.

Half hour: Dollard Res.: $149.00Others: $154.00
Hour: Dollard Res.: $298.00 Others: $308.00

N.B. Students will not be added to the schedule until they have registered and paid their fees.

All music classes take place at the Dollard Cultural Centre, 12001 De Salaberry Blvd.

Please indicate the three preferred times on the registration form.

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SUMMER PRIVATE PIANO COURSES

*Time slots will be allocated by First Come – First Serve basis.*

Ages 7 yrs to 17 years and adults

8 weeks from July 8 to August 27, 2017

One half hour or 1 hour per week

Instructors:

Sherrie Marginean (Sat. beginners only)
Carl Ragonese (Sunday)

Choose a time:

Saturday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Sunday between 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Emphasis is on appreciation of music and introduction to the basic aspects of musical training. The course explores reading musical scores, counting to rhythm in scores, proper hand position and techniques, musical signs and terms, sight reading and musical interpretation. Experienced students can be prepared for Conservatory exams.

Half hour: Dollard Res.: $149.00 Others: $154.00
Hour: Dollard Res.: $298.00 Others: $308.00

N.B. Students will not be added to the schedule until they have registered and paid their fees.

All music classes take place at the Dollard Cultural Centre, 12001 De Salaberry Blvd. Please indicate the three preferred times on the registration form.

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SUMMER SINGING LESSONS

*Time slots will be allocated by First Come – First Serve basis.*

Ages 5 to 17 years and adults

8 weeks from July 8 to August 27, 2017

One half hour or 1 hour per week.

Choose a time: Saturday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Instructor: Sherrie Marginean

This course is for both beginners and advanced students who LOVE to sing and have fun! Learn reliable techniques that will greatly improve the sound, range, and strength of your voice, while protecting it from fatigue and strain. Explore various musical styles and discover the basics of music theory, harmony, and improvisation. Songwriting is also an option for those creative minds, as well as an introduction to piano.

Half hour: Dollard Res.: $149.00 Others: $154.00
Hour: Dollard Res.: $298.00 Others: $308.00

N.B. Students will not be added to the schedule until they have registered and paid their fees.

All music classes take place at the Dollard Cultural Centre, 12001 De Salaberry Blvd.

Please indicate the three preferred times on the registration form.

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DRAWING BASICS – WORKSHOPS – SUMMER

(All levels)

Register for 4, 6 or 8 weeks and attend whichever dates you wish.

June 13 to August 1

Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Not Available

Teacher: Stewart Fletcher

In this series of workshops we will explore both traditional and contemporary approaches to drawing with a strong emphasis on understanding composition, spatial depth, the gesture and light and shadow.

Not included: materials (approx. $75.00).

Questions? Contact Stewart by email:

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

6 classes:
DDO Res.: $112.70
DDO Seniors: $99.20
NR: $124.15
NR Seniors: $110.65

4 classes:
DDO Res.: $75.90
DDO Seniors: $66.90
NR: $87.35
NR Seniors: $78.35

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

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FUNDAMENTALS OF ACRYLIC PAINTING – BEGINNERS

SUMMER CLASS!

Wed. 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., July 5 – Aug. 30 (No class on August 16)

Wednesday from 7 to 9:30 p.m.

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)

Register for 4, 6 or 8 classes and attend whichever dates you wish.

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

6 classes:
DDO Res.: $112.70
DDO Seniors: $99.20
NR: $124.15
NR Seniors: $110.65

4 classes:
DDO Res.: $75.90
DDO Seniors: $66.90
NR: $87.35
NR Seniors: $78.35

Questions? Contact Stewart by email:

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

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SKETCHING FROM LIFE

(Beginners and more experienced students.)

Thursdays June 22, June 29, July 6 & July 13

9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

Teacher: Stewart Fletcher

Sketching is a wonderful way to capture and understand the world that surrounds us. Working in locations around the West Island students will learn a variety of sketching and drawing techniques and how to use a sketchbook as a valuable studio resource for art work that will be created at a later date. Students must have their own transportation to the various locations which may change due to weather conditions.

Questions? Contact Stewart by email:

Not included: materials (approx. $75.00).

DDO Res. : 97,75 $
DDO Seniors: 92,75 $
NR : 103,45 $
NR Seniors : 98,45 $

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

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THE DRAWING CLUB

July 6 – Aug. 31 (No class on August 17)

Thursday from 7 to 9:30 p.m. 

Teacher: Stewart Fletcher

Do you enjoy drawing or have you ever wanted to learn how to draw? Then this club is perfect for you. Under the guidance of a professional artist you will be encouraged to approach drawing from many different points of view: from the classical to expressive drawing in a variety of materials and mediums with discussions and demonstrations.

Questions? Contact Stewart by email:

Not included: materials (approx. $75.00).

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.

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WATERCOLOUR WITH INTENSITY

One day

Sunday August 6 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Teacher: Bev Wight

Fun with bold, splashy, coloured watercolour in an outdoor setting. If the weather is inclement we will paint indoors from a slide projector. The teacher will give a demo before you start to work.

Materials not included.

Questions? Contact Bev by email:

DDO Res.: $ 63.25
DDO Seniors: $ 59.25
NR: $74.75
NR Seniors: $70.75

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

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PLAYING WITH WATERCOLOUR

One day

Tuesday August 29 from 7 to 10 p.m.

Teacher: Bev Wight

Do you enjoy playing with paper, pens, inks and paint? We will play with all of these mediums along with watercolour. The teacher will work side by side with you to make your painting interesting and unique.

Materials not included.

Questions? Contact Bev by email:

DDO Res.: $ 63.25
DDO Seniors: $ 59.25
NR: $74.75
NR Seniors: $70.75

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

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THE MODEL DRAWING AND PAINTING

A special full day workshop with two teachers: Bev Wight and Claudine Ascher

Sunday June 11  No longer Available  OR Sunday August 20

Have you always wanted the chance to create a complex, expressive image based on the human figure? This workshop given by two teachers will take you through the steps.

Sunday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.:

Teacher: Claudine Ascher

For the morning session, you will work with a model set in a scene. Through exercises in graphite and coloured pencil, we will explore concepts of composition, drawing styles and expressiveness to plan and execute a final drawing. The scale of the final drawing will relate to the scale of the canvas the student has chosen to be used in the painting section of the workshop, (at least 18”x20” or 20”x24” )

Sunday 2 to 5 p.m.:

Teacher Beverly Wight,

Referring to the drawing done in the morning, students will create an acrylic painting exploring concepts of abstraction, The canvas size and orientation will correspond to that of the drawing.

Materials not included.

Questions? Contact Bev by email:

DDO Res.: $267.30
DDO Seniors: $262.30
NR: $284.55
NR Seniors: $279.55

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

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IMAGE TRANSFERS – “SKINS”

Sunday July 23 OR

Sunday August 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Teacher : Linda Sidel

If you love texture and photography, learn how to seamlessly combine the two by creating a painting using acrylic “Skins”. No experience is necessary. This 6 -hour workshop is designed for the beginner and the experienced artist who are interested in exploring the world of acrylic mediums and paint. Ideal for collage artists and journal artists.

Materials included (value $50.00)

Questions? Contact Linda by email:

DDO res.: $97.75
DDO Seniors: $93.75
NR: $109.20
NR Seniors: $105.20

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

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“IMMEDIATE TRANSFERS” WITH ACRYLIC MEDIUMS AND PAINT

Saturday July 22

OR Saturday August 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Teacher : Linda Sidel

Instead of leaving your favorite photos sitting on a computer, learn how to transform your photos or drawings into a painting using the Image Transfer technique. No experience is necessary. This 6 -hour workshop is designed for both the beginner and the experienced artist who are interested in exploring the world of acrylic mediums and paint.

Materials included (value $50.00)

Questions? Contact Linda by email:

DDO res.: $97.75
DDO Seniors: $93.75
NR: $109.20
NR Seniors: $105.20

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

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