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General Interest Courses

 
Winter 2020     Zumba  Coloured Pencil Painting   Floral Design
 
 
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 
10 Weeks 
Session
Location Days Fee Time Start Date
Winter 2020 St. Mother Teresa
Mondays
$79 + HST 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm January 13 
Winter 2020 St. Mother Teresa
Wednesdays $79 + HST 7:45 pm - 8:45 pm CANCELLED 
Winter 2020 St. Mother Teresa
Mondays & Wednesdays $139 + HST

Mon  7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Wed  7:45 pm - 8:45 pm

CANCELLED
 
Coloured Pencil Painting: Advanced

Advanced colour pencil workshops. In these workshops you have the option of bringing your own art piece to work on in the class with the benefit of having an instructor present for consultation or joining the advanced students in their current project. Please contact the instructor for the project and supplies needed. armitage@pictureperfectpets.ca Anne Armitage

   5 Weeks    Course Fee: $110 + HST  
Session Location Day Time Start Date
Winter 2020 St. Nicholas (West) Thursdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm January 16
Winter 2020 St. Nicholas (West) Thursdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm February 20
Spring 2020 St. Nicholas (West) Thursdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm April 9
Spring 2020 St. Nicholas (West) Thursdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm May 14
 
Coloured Pencil Painting Workshops: 
 
Marbles:
An approach to colour and value based on the time tested traditions of the old masters. By starting with an under-painting of complementary colours and gradually building layer upon layer, your final colours will be richer and more brilliant. The teaching technique used in this course is from Masterful Color by Arlene Steinberg.
  5 Weeks    Course Fee: $110 + HST
Session Location Day Time Start Date
Winter 2020 St. Nicholas (West) Saturdays 9:30 am - 12:30 pm  January 18
 
Crystal:

Create the look of sparkling glass by placing strong darks next to bright whites. Working with a photograph from the wet canvas site of a cut crystal bowl full of grapes, apples and a lemon you will finish with a beautiful, bright still life filled with amazing colours.

  5 Weeks    Course Fee: $110 + HST
Session Location Day Time Start Date
Winter 2020 St. Nicholas (West)

Saturdays

9:30 am - 12:30 pm  February 29
 
Portraits:
Learn how to layer multiple applications of creams, pinks and flesh tones to create believable skin. Create highlights in hair that make it seem touchable. Students are asked to bring in their own 8" by 10" portrait to work from. Should you need any help with this please contact me in advance of the course.
  5 Weeks    Course Fee: $110 + HST
Session Location Day Time Start Date
Winter 2020 St. Nicholas (West) Saturdays 9:30 am - 12:30 pm  April 18
 
 
Fresh Floral Design
We can always count on a fresh flower design to liven up any room. By using fresh flowers and foliage, you will be creating 3 brand new designs for the Spring of 2020.  You will learn the key elements and principles of floral design such as space, colour, texture, balance, scale, proportion, rhythm and many more. 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 small garbage 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.  Iris Waung 
   3 Weeks    Course Fee: $65 + HST  
Session Location Day Time Dates
 Spring 2020 St. Nicholas (West) Saturdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm To be determined 
   
Ikebana, Japanese Flower Arranging
Let the elegant and classic styles of Japanese floral arrangements enhance the natural beauty of living flowers. You will learn the history and principles of this art form through 2 Japanese floral design styles, for the Fall of 2019. With an array of flowers and plant materials, these designs will demonstrate how space, line, colour, texture, form and rhythm are central to Japanese floral design. Bring your own scissors, a coffee mug, a hand towel and a brown shopping bag to each class. A supply fee of $45.00 for flowers and foliage is payable to the instructor at the first class. Bring your own flat container (approx. 8 in width" x 15" in length, and 3" in height), a kenzan/needle holder (frog, approx 3"x4"). The instructor will be in contact with you before the class to answer questions you may have. No prerequisites needed. Iris Waung
    Course Fee: $40 + HST  
Session Location Day Time Dates
 Spring 2020 St. Nicholas (West) Saturdays 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm To be determined 

 

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: $85 + HST  
Session Location Day Time Start Date
 Winter 2020 St. Nicholas (West) Saturdays 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  January 11

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.