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General Interest Courses

Winter 2019 
 

 

Ditch the Workout - Try Zumba!
If you are tired with the old workout, enjoy a taste of this exciting fitness trend! The class is FUN and fast-paced, using dance steps from salsa, merengue, belly dancing, reggaeton and other international music combined with fitness moves for a complete workout. All you need are your running shoes, and some water and be prepared to have tons of fun and get a total body workout at the same time. Instructor: Carolina Izaguirre 
8 Weeks 
Session
Location Days Fee Time Start Date
Winter 2019 St. Mother Teresa
Mondays
$79 + HST 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm  
Winter 2019 St. Mother Teresa
Wednesdays $79 + HST 7:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Winter 2019 St. Mother Teresa
Mondays & Wednesdays $139 + HST

Mon  7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Wed  7:45 pm - 8:45 pm

 


Coloured Pencil Painting: Beginner

You don’t need to be an artist to create coloured pencil paintings that look like oil paintings. Learn basic art principles of composition and colour with a medium that is inexpensive, uncomplicated, clean to use and easy to store.

This classroom experience is designed for the student that has no fine art experience of any kind but has always wanted to learn. Even students with absolutely no prior experience and little or no talent for painting are amazed at the results they achieve with their first project. Using a tracing transfer method the student with absolutely no drawing skills can produce a piece that is pleasing and beautiful. Anne Armitage

5 Weeks   Course Fee: $99 + HST  
Session Location Day Time Start Date
Winter 2019 St. Nicholas (West) Thursdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm January 17
Winter 2019 St. Nicholas (West) Saturdays 9:30 am - 12:30 pm January 12

 

Coloured Pencil Painting: Advanced

Explore the dramatic effects of coloured pencil on black paper while learning even more subtleties of pencil technique. Students must have completed the beginners class or have a prior knowledge of coloured pencil techniques. Anne Armitage

5 Weeks   Course Fee: $99 + HST  
Session Location Day Time Start Date
Winter 2019 St. Nicholas (West) Thursdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm February 21
Winter 2019 St. Nicholas (West) Saturdays 9:30 am - 12:30 pm February 23

 

 

Coloured Pencil Painting Workshop: Step 1 Hollyhocks

Explore more advanced applications of coloured pencil utilizing impressed line technique and ‘liquid’ colourless blending. Experiment with the wet on dry method of applying colour with a water soluble pencil using the Derwent inktense pencils.  Please note for all of the Workshops you have the option to work on the project as described for each OR to bring your own project to work on in the class with the benefit of having an instructor present for consultation. The prerequisite for all workshops is the completion of the Beginner Coloured Pencil Painting course or an advanced knowledge of coloured pencil techniques. For the list of supplies needed for the following workshops please click go to http://www.pictureperfectpets.ca/news/room/coloured-pencil-painting-workshop.  Anne Armitage

5 Weeks Course Fee: $99 + HST
Session Location Day Time Start Date
Spring 2019 St. Nicholas (West) Thursdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm April 4
Spring 2019 St. Nicholas (West) Saturdays 9:30 am - 12:30 pm April 6

 

Fresh Floral Design

Contemporary floral design will greatly accentuate the style and decor of today’s homes. Using fresh foliage and flowers, you will be creating a series of 3 contemporary designs for the Fall of 2018 and learn the key elements and principles of floral design. The techniques of cutting, preserving and preparing fresh flowers will also be discussed. The satisfaction of creating your own design is enormous! Bring your own scissors, a brown shopping bag, a coffee mug, and a tea towel to each class. A supply fee of $125.00 for flowers, foliage and containers is payable to instructor at the first class. No prerequisites needed.

3 Weeks   Course Fee: $65 + HST  
Session Location Day Time Dates
 Spring 2019 St. Nicholas (West) Saturdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  

   

Ikebana, Japanese Flower Arranging

The The ancient art of Japanese floral arrangement enhances the natural beauty of flowers and foliage through the use of pace, line, colour and rhythm. You will learn the history and principles of this art form through 3 Japanese floral design styles. We will be using an array of flowers and plant materials, these designs will demonstrate the elements and principles of Japanese floral design, for the Spring of 2018. Bring your own flower cutters, a coffee mug, a hand towel and a small shopping bag to each class. A supply fee of $65.00 for flowers and foliage is payable to the instructor at the first class. Bring your own flat container (approx. 10-12 inch long x 4-6 inch wide x 2-3 inch deep) and a kenzan (needle holder/frog). The instructor will be in contact with you before the class to answer questions you may have. No prerequisites needed. Iris Waung
3 Weeks   Course Fee: $55 + HST  
Session Location Day Time Dates
 Spring 2019 St. Nicholas (West) Saturdays 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm  

 

Polish Language for Adults

IL General Interest morning language program for parents with children registered in the Interntional Languages Polish morning program.

8 Weeks   Course Fee: $75 + HST  
Session Location Day Time Start Date
 Winter 2019 St. Nicholas (West) Saturdays 10:00 am - 12:00 pm January 12 

Register for courses

Questions? Call 613-228-3338
 
Cancellations:
You may cancel your course not later than one week before its start date to obtain a refund minus a $15 admin fee. Otherwise, there is no refund.
 
The Ottawa Catholic School Board reserves the right to cancel any program due to lack of registration.