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Galerie de la Ville

It's The Journey

November 24 to December 22, 2018

Senior discounts

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

Painting

Classes for adults


YOUNG ADULTS: MIXED MEDIA ART FOR SPECIAL NEEDS

Ages 18 to 35 yrs.

10 weeks from January 20 to March 24

Sunday 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Teacher: Kristy Boisvert

This course is designed for individuals with special needs that are high-functioning or for those who require extra assistance who are already accompanied by an assistant. Creative art activities allow the student to explore various art media with emphasis being put on imagination, creativity and enjoyment!

DDO Res.: $250.00
DDO NR: $265.00

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OIL PAINTING – ORIGINAL IMAGES

(Some oil painting experience helpful)

10 weeks from January 16 to March 20

Wednesday 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. FULL
OR Wednesday 7:00 to 9:30 p.m.

Teacher: Jacinta Ionno

Questions? Contact Jacinta by email:

This course is designed to help painters progress from copying to creating or developing their own imagery. Working 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: cost approx. $150.

DDO Res.: $187.31
DDO Seniors: $175.82
NR: $198.81
NR Seniors: $187.31

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

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EXPLORING IMAGE TRANSFERS AND ACRYLICS USING YOUR OWN PHOTOGRAPHY

(No previous painting/drawing experience required, all levels are welcome.)

10 weeks from January 14 to March 18

Monday 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. OR Monday 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Teacher: Linda Sidel

Questions? Contact Linda by email.

Love to take photos but they sit on your computer? Create a painting by using them as an Image Transfer or learn 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: cost $100.

DDO Res.: $198.33
DDO Seniors: $186.83
NR: $209.83
NR Seniors: $198.33

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

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INTERMEDIATE ACRYLICS

10 weeks from January 15 to March 19

Tuesday 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Teacher: Geneviève Sideleau

Questions? Contact Geneviève by email:

This intermediate acrylic painting class explores paint handling, composition and improving technique. There will be an emphasis on personal development as we work on semi-abstract and abstract compositions. Painting with palette knives, collage and stencils throughout our compositions are some of the techniques we will be exploring. For students who already have basic acrylic painting skills.

Materials not included: cost approx. $150.

DDO Res.: $231.39
DDO Seniors: $219.89
NR: $242.88
NR Seniors: $231.39

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

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INTRODUCTION TO ACRYLICS

10 weeks from January 16 to March 20

Wednesday 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Teacher: Geneviève Sideleau

Questions? Contact Geneviève by email:

This course helps the student develop practical skills in painting with acrylics. Students will be given instruction in painting techniques as well as methods of observation. These lessons will guide the student through each step of the process from learning color theory, paint application and material while exploring various techniques and subject matter. This course is ideally suited beginners as well as the student with experience, looking to refresh and renew their basic painting skills.

Materials not included: cost approx. $150.

DDO Res.: $231.39
DDO Seniors: $219.89
NR: $242.88
NR Seniors: $231.39

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

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STUDIO WITH MODEL

10 weeks from Jan. 20 to April 7
(No classes Jan. 27 & Mar. 24)

Sunday 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Supervisor: Claudine Ascher

Questions? Contact Claudine by email:

This studio offers artists time to work from the model with access to feedback if required.

Materials not included.

DDO Res.: $176.77
DDO Seniors: $165.28
NR: $188.27
NR Seniors: $176.77

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ENJOYING WATERCOLOUR

All levels

10 weeks from January 14 to March 18

Monday 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.  FULL

Teacher: Renée Mizgala

Have fun with watercolour techniques; contemporary and classical.

Materials not included: cost approx. $125.

DDO Res.: $198.33
DDO Seniors: $186.83
NR: $209.83
NR Seniors: $198.33

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

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