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ART 

COURSES

The Viva Vida Art Centre offers a variety of art and leisure courses as well as workshops for children, teens and adults, throughout the year.

 

Our hands-on courses range from 8 to 10 weeks with an ideal environment for exploring one's own creativity as well as learn new skills. 

Fall 2021

We are happy to once again be offering our courses to all children, teens, and adults! We’re ready to teach, learn, and have fun in a safe environment. Before registering, please be sure to read our new code of conduct that includes some of the safety protocols we’ll be implementing. All of our prices include the cost of PPE that Viva Vida is using to ensure our clients' safety.

Viva Vida Code of Conduct Fall 2020

Waiver of Liability Relating to Coronavirus/COVID-19 (ADULT COURSES)

Waiver of Liability Relating to Coronavirus/COVID-19 (YOUTH COURSES)

YOUTH COURSES:

Exploration in Art

 

$250.00
Saturday 10-11:30 am or Wednesday 4:30-6:00 pm. 

Ages 4-7


Explore all that is fine art as participants experiment with a variety of different mediums such as clay, acrylic paint, printmaking, collage, charcoal, paper, and much more. Supplies included!

 

Starting:  September 25th to December 4th
10 weeks

Starting September 25th 2021

Drawing​ for Teens

$250.00

Thursday 4:30-6:00 pm

Ages 13+


This course will focus on the fundamentals of drawing: elements of line, composition, proportion, etc., by using different drawing materials. Supplies included!

 

Starting September 30th - December 9th 2021
10 Weeks

Starting September 30 2021

Youth Fine Art

$250.00

Tuesday 4:30-6pm or Sunday 10:30am-12pm

Ages 8-12


Participants will learn to focus on Fine Art fundamentals such as elements of line, composition, proportion, blending, color theory, etc. by using an array of mediums to create wonderful pieces of art in a variety of styles. We will look at different art styles and take inspiration from artists throughout history to guide students through the artistic learning process. Supplies included!

 

Starting: Tuesday, September 28th - December 7th   OR  Sunday, September 26th - December 5th
10 Weeks

Starting September 26/28th 2021

ADULT COURSES:

Oil Painting with David Kelavey

$300

Thurs 7:00 – 10:00 pm
 

Learn traditional painting techniques developed by the old masters. Develop composition concepts with an emphasis on light, and bring everything to life with a series of rich colour glazes. A painting course designed for students who would like to advance their skills and technique while acquiring more artistic freedom. Course work will include composition, contrast, colour, and creativity. It will also address perspective, letting go and getting loose as well as varnishing and finishing work. In this class students will also be encouraged to explore personal voice.

Starting September 30th to December 2nd 2021

Materials not included.
10 weeks

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Starting September 30th 2021

Creative Sampler

 

$300 (including $50 material fee)

Tuesday 1:30 - 4:00pm or Wednesday 7:00 - 9:30PM

**supplies are included**

Have you ever had a desire to try out different art materials but didn't know where to start?   Here's an opportunity to have some fun exploring acrylics, watercolour, collage, clay, pastel, print-making, and more. Taught by a variety of talented artists.

Starting September 28th - November 16th or September 29th - November 17th

8 weeks

Starting September 28th 2021

 

Classical Oil Painting with Gordon Pym

 

$300

Tuesday  10:00am - 1:00 pm

 

Classical Oil Painting with Gordon Pym (low-toxicity). A painting course using oil paint that will concentrate on classic techniques with a 'hands on' approach to practical instruction, demonstrations, personal coaching and critiques.

Starting September 28th - November 16th

Materials not included.

8 weeks

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Starting September 28th 2021

Drawing with Gordon Pym

 

$240

Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00PM

 

Drawing course with Gordon Pym. A drawing course that will focus on drawing techniques, practical instruction, demonstrations, personal coaching and critiques.

Starting September 29th - November 17th

Materials not included.

8 weeks

Starting September 29th 2021

*New* Mix Media

$280

Thursday 1-3pm

TAUGHT BY MICHELINE SANSREGRET

Participants will learn to focus on fine art fundamentals such as elements of line , composition, proportion, blending, collage, colour theory etc. by using an array of mediums to create wonderful pieces of art in a variety of styles.


Starting September 30th - November 18th 2021

Some materials included

8 weeks 

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Starting September 30th 2021

Sculptural Portrait

 

$280

Tuesday 7:00-10:00pm

TAUGHT BY Marcello Giorgi

During this workshop, under the guidance of Italian Master Sculptor Marcello Giorgi, following the classical Italian tradition, participants will create a sculpture of a portrait with clay. The main areas of study include correct anatomical structure, expression, and how to find the personality. 

Starting September 28th - November 2nd, 2021

Materials not included

6 weeks

Starting October 7 2021