ART COURSES

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’ve implemented.

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 5 to 10 weeks with an ideal environment for exploring one's own creativity as well as learn new skills. 

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 Fine Art

 

$250.00

Ages 5-9


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! This is a 10 week course.

 

Starting: 

  • Saturdays at 10-11:30 am, October 1st to December 3rd 

  • Wednesdays at 5-6:30 pm, September 28th to November 30th

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Drawing​ for Teens

$250.00

Ages 13+


This course will focus on the fundamentals of drawing: elements of line, composition, proportion, etc., by using different drawing materials. Supplies included! This is a 10 week course.

 

Starting :

  • Thursdays at 5:00-6:30pm, September 29th - December 1st

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Youth Fine Art

$250.00

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! This is a 10 week course.

 

Starting:

  • Sundays at 10:30am-12pm, September 25th - November 27th

  • Tuesdays at 5:00-6:30pm, September 27th - November 29th

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Adult Course

Landscape in Oils with David Kelavey

$375

 

Develop composition concepts with an emphasis on light, and bring everything to life in the style of the impressionists. 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, shadows and light and loosening up as you paint.Materials not included.

 

Starting :

  • Thursdays at 7:00-10:00 pm, October 6th to December 8th (10 weeks)

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Intermediate Oil Painting with Gordon Pym

$225 

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. Materials not included.

 

Starting :

  • Tuesdays at 10:00 am-1:00 pm, November 8th - December 13th (6 weeks)

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Drawing Course with Patricia Morris

$300

Drawing course with Patricia Morris. A drawing course that will focus on drawing techniques, practical instruction, demonstrations, personal coaching and critiques. Materials not included.

Starting :

  • Wednesdays at 7:00-10:00 pm, October 19th - December 7th (8 weeks)

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Creative Sample

$240 / $300

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. A 50$ material fee is included.

 

Starting :

  • Tuesdays at 7:00-9:30pm, October 4th to November 22nd (8 weeks)

  • Tuesdays at 1:30-4:00 pm, November 8th to December 13th (6 weeks)

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... And more to come!