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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. 

Winter 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 

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:  April 10th to June 12th
10 weeks

Starting April 10th

Drawing​ for Teens

$250.00

Thursday 5:30-7:00 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 April 8th - June 10th 2021
10 Weeks

Starting April 8 2021

Youth Fine Art

$250.00

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

Ages 8-12


Participants will learn to focus Fine Art fundamentals such as elements of line, composition, proportion, blending, colour 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: Thursday April 6th - June 8th   OR  Sunday April 11th - June 13th
10 Weeks

Starting April 6/11

ADULT COURSES:

Oil Painting with David Kelavey

$300

Tues 6:30 – 9 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 April 6th to May 25th 2021

Materials not included.
10 weeks

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Starting April 6th

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 April 6th - May 25th or April 7th - May 26th

8 weeks

Starting April 6/7 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 April 6th - May 25th

Materials not included.

8 weeks

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Starting April 6 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 April 7th - May 26th

Materials not included.

8 weeks

Starting April 7th 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 April 8th - May 27th 2021

Some materials included

8 weeks 

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Starting April 8 2021

Watercolour

 

$280

Thursday 10-12:30pm

TAUGHT BY MICHELINE SANSREGRET

Come and experiment a watercolour course of a different kind! Come and play the Musical Chair of colours, and discover the beauty of having a new palette of colours every week! Without spending any money you will have the opportunity to use all the best pigments, from companies like Daniel Smith , Winsor & Newton, Sennelier and more to offer! Don't miss this opportunity! 

 

Nous vous présentons un tout nouveau genre de cours d’aquarelle que nous intitulons: la Chaise Musicale des couleurs! Venez faire l’expérience des meilleurs pigments disponibles sur le marché, notamment des marques connues dont Winsor & Newton, Daniel Smith, Sennelier etc et ceci sans dépenser un sou! Ne manquez pas cette opportunité!

Starting April 8th - May 27th 2021

Some materials included

8 weeks

Starting April 8 2021