Art classes for all creativity levels

In-studio PLUS video watercolour courses NORTHERN LANDSCAPE

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The courses takes place at Ottawa Valley Art Studio, based in Ontario, Canada. Located 5 minutes drive from Arnprior Canadian Tire and Pakenham Public Library, 15 min from Burnstown, 25-30 min from Kanata (Ottawa), Renfrew and Calabogie.

Art studio is fully equipped. Space is limited to 6 students. Minimum 3 students are required to run the course.

This course for those who are interested in watercolour and who admire beauty and clearness of Northern Landscapes. For those who want to learn how to paint crystal clear air and icy water using minimum colour palette.

The 12 week in-studio “Northern Landscape” course contains two levels: Beginners and Intermediate.

The Beginners level starts March 19, 2024 at 10 AM EST.

The Intermediate level starts April 30, 2024 at 10 AM EST.

The first 6 week in-studio “Northern Landscape. Beginners” course covers the basics of the watercolour technique Ala Prima. You will learn step by step how to work with the intriguing and unpredictable media of Watercolour. You will learn how to feel the “power” of your brushes. How to be brave and more confident with them. You will become familiar with Ala Prima and wet-on-wet watercolour painting techniques. You will understand how to create beautiful and simple landscapes using minimum colours on your palette. There will be a lots of exercise that will help you to become confident in landscape painting. By the end of this course you will have at least six finished paintings along with many exercises.

During the second 6 weeks course for Intermediate level you will learn how to create clear and cloudless even and gradation washes to cover large spaces; how to make the process fast and easy.  You will learn how to create the  illusion of cold air, mist, fog, clouds and a rainy atmosphere. You will learn how to use your own photo references to create landscape paintings. Practise how to make a value illusion and semi- realistic painting. By the end of the Intermediate course you will finish at least six large paintings plus practical exercises.

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In-studio PLUS video watercolour courses MY FLOWERS

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The courses takes place at Ottawa Valley Art Studio, based in Ontario, Canada. Located 5 minutes drive from Arnprior Canadian Tire and Pakenham Public Library, 15 min from Burnstown, 25-30 min from Kanata (Ottawa), Renfrew and Calabogie.

Art studio is fully equipped. Space is limited to 6 students. Minimum 3 students are required to run the course.

This in-person course “My Flowers” for those who want to learn how to paint flowers in watercolour and who haven’t had a chance to take the online course Flowers in watercolour for beginners and intermediate.

The 12 week in-studio “My Flowers” course contains two levels: Beginners and Intermediate.

The Beginners level starts March 20, 2024 at 10 AM EST.

The Intermediate level starts May 1, 2024 at 10 AM EST.

The first 6 weeks course for Beginners covers basic watercolour techniques: even and gradated washes, multilayered and infusion wash, negative style of painting and a few different ways to create backgrounds. You will learn step by step how to work with the intriguing and unpredictable media of watercolour. You will progress from the simplest washes through multilayered washes. This will allow you to be more confident with your brushes. Along with understanding the differences in the watercolour painting styles; you will learn the basic rules of composition and rhythms in your paintings. By the end of the Beginner course you will have at least 4 finished paintings along with many exercises.

During the second 6 weeks course for Intermediate you will learn a few technical secrets and how to use masking liquid and why. You will practise how to make a value illusion and absolutely realistic painting. You will experiment how to join or separate the background and flowers.
You will get comfortable with the colour chaos and how to use it to create a beautiful background. In this course you will learn to create multilayered spaces using negative wash and multi-layered wash techniques. You will learn how to use your own photo references to create very detailed paintings. By the end of the Intermediate course you will finish at least five large paintings plus practical exercises.

Get one class FREE and 50% off the video courses if you take both courses.

VIDEO courses with IMMEDIATE LIFETIME ACCESS

Nova Scotia is one of mini-course of the Canadian landscape set of courses. This mini course takes you to one of Canada’s Maritime provinces – Nova Scotia.

The province is almost entirely surrounded by water and boasts over 13,000 km of coastline, thousands of lakes, lush valleys, whales and the world’s highest tides.

You will finish at least four large paintings plus practical exercises.

Level: Intermediate

4 lessons

7+ hours of video tutorials

Price from CAN$90

Quebec is one of mini-course of the Canadian landscape set of courses. Quebec, French Québec, eastern province of Canada. Constituting nearly one-sixth of Canada’s total land area, Quebec is the largest of Canada’s 10 provinces in area and is second only to Ontario in population.

You will explore the beauty of lakes, National parks and ocean coast of this incredible province.

You will finish at least four large paintings plus practical exercises.

Level: Intermediate

4 lessons

7+ hours of video tutorials

Price from CAN$90

Newfoundland and Labrador is one of mini-course of the Canadian landscape set of courses. This mini course takes you to the East coast of Canada where you will learn to paint puffins and ocean coast landscapes.

In this course you will learn to create outstanding landscape painting. The minimum colours in your palette will give you absolute freedom and will help you to train your vision.

You will finish at least four large paintings plus practical exercises.

Level: Intermediate

4 lessons

8+ hours of video tutorials

Price from CAN$90

Alberta is one of mini-course of the Canadian landscape set of courses. You will travel through well known national parks Jasper and Banff.

You will practice to paint mountains, trees, forest lines and water surface reflection. You will experimenting with colour palette to create the illusion of depth of crystal clear turquoise lakes.

You will finish at least four large paintings plus practical exercises.

Level: Intermediate

4 lessons

8+ hours of video tutorials

Price from CAN$90

An easy & interesting course for those who want to learn to paint flowers in their full beauty.

You will learn step by step how to work with the intriguing and unpredictable media of Watercolour. You will progress from the simplest washes through multilayered washes. This will allow you to be more confident with your brushes. Along with understanding the differences in the watercolour painting styles; you will learn the basic rules of composition and rhythms in your paintings.

You will become familiar with graphic and watercolour painting techniques. You will paint flowers using life compositing and photo references.

Level: beginners

6 lessons

7+ hours of video tutorials

Price from CAN$90

In this course you will learn to create multilayered spaces using negative wash and multi-layered wash techniques. You will learn how to use your own photo references to create very detailed paintings.

You will learn a few technical secrets and how to use masking liquid and why.
You will practise how to make a value illusion and absolutely realistic painting.
You will experiment how to join or separate the background and flowers.
You will get comfortable with the colour chaos and how to use it to create a beautiful background.

You will finish at least five large paintings plus practical exercises.

Level: beginners to intermediate

6 lessons

9+ hours of video tutorials

Price from CAN$90

This course for those who want to learn how to use different paint characteristics and techniques to illustrate melting snow, while painting these beautiful, delicate and colourful early Spring blooms.

You will finish at least four large paintings that you can be proud of.

Level: Intermediate

4 lessons

8+ hours of video tutorials

Price from CAN$60

This course designed for those who want to extend their watercolour skills while painting these beautiful and powerful roses.

You will finish at least four large paintings.

Level: Beginners to Intermediate

5 lessons

6+ hours of video tutorials

Price from CAN$75

MARKERS

Illustrative course

This course is about interesting and fascinating media – alcohol markers. You will learn to create vibrant and beautiful illustrations using them.

If you are looking to learn how to use alcohol markers and have fun, then this course is for you!

Level: beginners

4 lessons

10+ hours of video tutorials

Price from CAN$60

WINTER MAGIC

Set of 2 video tutorials

What could be more magical than snow!

Get the package of these video tutorials and lean how to create fairy tale scenes.

Level: beginners to intermediate

2 workshops

4+ hours of video tutorials

Price CAN$30

COZY NOVEMBER

Set of 5 video tutorials

November is a very rainy month, you always want to stay inside and keep warm.

There are five Elements of making yourself feel cozy and comfortable. These are tea, books, cookies, lights and dreams.

Let’s paint all of them!

Level: beginners to intermediate

5 workshops

5+ hours of video tutorials

Price CAN$50

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