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Congratulations to: Shelley Prior
Her Watercolour 'Misty Morning on Bark Lake' was selected for the 2020 Fall Brochure Cover

2020 Fall Brochure


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MONDAYS

Start date September 21 unless otherwise noted   Note: There is no class on Monday, October 12

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This class is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $225   Members: $200

S1-101: PAINT THE RICH COLOURS OF FALL - ACRYLIC OR WATER BASED OIL   -   Sorry this class SOLD OUT

Level 2 to 4
Instructor: Robin J Mitchell
Mondays, 9:30am to 12:30pm

Fall is one of the favorite seasons for landscape painters. It offers a variety of textures and shapes it is a wonderful opportunity to play with a wide range of rich, bold colour. Using the landscape elements of woods and water as your subject matter, Robin will challenge you to produce paintings with simpler but stronger designs. Focus will be on perspective, values, contrasts, edges and expressive brushstrokes. Create dynamic, expressive paintings that catch and keep the attention of the viewer. Lots of demos and individual attention. Material List

"Robin is a great teacher! Love his demos and the feedback on the work we do"
"His knowledge and discernment is of the highest order, and he is very generous with advice and positive feedback"

In signing up for this class you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the OAS COVID-19 protocols


This class is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $225   Members: $200

S2-102: WATERCOLOUR: PAINTING GORGEOUS GLASS AND REFLECTIONS

Level 2 to 3
Instructor: Shelley Prior
Mondays, 9:30am to 12:30pm

Shelley will guide you to elevate your understanding of how to control watercolour while you refine your personal painting style and reach the next level of artistic confidence. Bring added sparkle and life to your watercolour paintings by learning to depict reflective surfaces. Learn techniques to mix colours to depict “shine and bring out fine details, how to work washes in thin layers to build up luminous colour contrasts. Explore design, colour, textures, composition, division of shapes, values and patterns. Materials List

"Shelly's knowledge of watercolour medium is amazing"
"She has truly inspired me to do more than I even knew I could"

In signing up for this class you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the OAS COVID-19 protocols

Please note that non-medical mask or face covering is mandatory. Entry to class will be denied without. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply

I have read OAS Covid Protocols and am willing to abide by them     Membership Status

This class is 6 weeks   Course Fee: $170   Members: $150

S1-103: IMPRESSIONISTIC COASTAL LANDSCAPES-LESSONS IN LIGHT AND COLOUR IN WATER BASED OIL

Level 2 to 3
Instructor: Barbara Chapman
Mondays, 1pm to 4pm

The sea and coastal landscapes prompted new compositional approaches for the impressionists. They were captivated by the quality of colour and the fleeting conditions of light. In this class Barbara shares her techniques to capture the allure of the sea and its changing moods using colour, light, layers, and movement. She will teach you colour mixing and brush strokes with a strong emphasis on capturing light, mood, and atmosphere. Lots of demos, guidance and encouragement to help you develop your own personal style. Best suit to beginners with experience. Materials List

In signing up for this class you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the OAS COVID-19 protocols

Please note that non-medical mask or face covering is mandatory. Entry to class will be denied without. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply

I have read OAS Covid Protocols and am willing to abide by them     Membership Status

This class is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $225   Members: $200

S2-104: PAINT REALISTIC WATERCOLOR PORTRAITS   -   Sorry this class SOLD OUT

Level 2 to 3
Instructor: Shelley Prior
Mondays, 1pm to 4pm

If you struggle to get the desired likeness or the right expression in your portraits, then this the class for you! Discover the magical qualities of watercolour as Shelley demonstrates and guides you through the techniques you need to paint a successful portrait likeness. Explore individual features, variations and expressions to accurately and naturalistically depict facial images. Working with light, shade, form and value, you will get a better comprehension of the human face in all its complexity and variation. Learn to edit, interpret and compose from a photo in order to give life and energy to your subject. Materials List

"Such a knowledgeable instructor- she devotes time to her students, making suggestions, helping with difficulties"
"Shelley is an excellent instructor and I found her critiques and suggestions very helpful"

In signing up for this class you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the OAS COVID-19 protocols

Please note that non-medical mask or face covering is mandatory. Entry to class will be denied without.


This class is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $225   Members: $200

S1-105: DRAWING IN COLOURED PENCIL

Level 1
Instructor: George Wastle
Mondays, 7pm to 10pm

Coloured pencils combine the expressiveness of painting with the precision and control of drawing. In this class George will demonstrate the creative possibilities of working with this highly versatile artistic medium. Learn the fundamentals of drawing and coloured-pencil techniques; composition, light and shade, mixing colours, layering, texture and so much more. George will show you how to draw and simplify, objects, urban scenes and landscapes, as you learn to build up colour and form in simple layers. Lots of techniques for creating beautiful artwork. Demos and lots of one on one attention. Best suited for beginners. Materials List

In signing up for this class you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the OAS COVID-19 protocols

Please note that non-medical mask or face covering is mandatory. Entry to class will be denied without. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply


This class is 2 weeks   November 30 & Dec 7 Course Fee: $55   Members: $50

S1-106: SEASONAL CARDS OR SMALL ART- WATERCOLOUR

Level 1 to 2
Instructor: Shelley Prior
Mondays, 1 pm to 4 pm

Celebrate the season with beautifully loose and spontaneous watercolour paintings to use as small wall art or greeting cards. Join Shelley for this 2-week class as she demonstrates how to make the most of the white of your paper and use light, shadow, and reflected colour to create wintery scenes. Explore the fun of miniature art; make your own personal card or to create a treasure to give this holiday season. Material List

"Got tons of compliments on my Xmas cards this year- Great Class Shelley!"

In signing up for this class you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the OAS COVID-19 protocols

Please note that non-medical mask or face covering is mandatory. Entry to class will be denied without. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply

I have read OAS Covid Protocols and am willing to abide by them     Membership Status


TUESDAYS

Start date September 22 unless otherwise noted

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This class is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $225   Members: $200

S1-107: DISCOVERING ABSTRACT MIXED MEDIA PAINTING IN ACRYLICS

Level 1
Instructor: Karlene Bland
Tuesdays, 9:30am to 12:30pm

So you want to create abstracts but don’t know where to start? In this class Karlene covers the practical issues of abstract art; composition, value, colour, edges and center of interest. Then she leads you through techniques that combine design, with texture and mediums. Develop your own personal style in this fun, easy, class that will inspire you to paint, experiment, and play. Plenty of class demonstrations and individual instruction are provided throughout. Best suited for beginners. Materials List

" Love Karlene... what a warm encouraging instructor "

In signing up for this class you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the OAS COVID-19 protocols

Please note that non-medical mask or face covering is mandatory. Entry to class will be denied without. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply

I have read OAS Covid Protocols and am willing to abide by them     Membership Status

This class is 6 weeks   Course Fee: $170   Members: $150

S1-108: WATERCOLOURS SIMPLIFIED   -   Sorry this class SOLD OUT

Level 1 to 2
Instructor: Laurel Best
Tuesdays, 1 pm to 4 pm

Watercolour has a mind of its own. Laurel takes you on a watercolour adventure where you learn to simplify and control the fascinating interaction between water, paint, and paper. Learn both theory and practice including focal point, colour mixing, light and shadow, as well as different brushstrokes. This class will build confidence in how to handle this medium and help you develop your own unique style. The subjects include flowers, animals, landscape, architecture, and a still life. Awaken your inner artist in this fun, informative class! Material List

"I LOVED Laurel’s watercolour class! She has a really great vibe – she’s so supportive and helpful"
Laurel is knowledgeable, she communicates well, is positive and encouraging!

In signing up for this class you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the OAS COVID-19 protocols

Please note that non-medical mask or face covering is mandatory. Entry to class will be denied without.


This class is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $150   Members: $135

S2-109: THE ART OF SMARTPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY 101

Level 1 to 2
Instructor: Ron Van Zutphen
Tuesdays, 1pm to 3pm

A great photograph requires an understanding of basic photography principles to create an aesthetically pleasing image that the viewer enjoys and connects with. Ron simplifies the technical side of photography and focuses on photography's creative aspect. Learn the secrets of what it is that makes a great photo so great such as composition, the rule of thirds, point of view, angle, colour, and light. Develop and enhance your own creative style in this class and tell compelling stories to draw the viewer into your photos. Learn to use the latest apps to effectively capture and edit great shots that you will be eager to share with others. Lots of one on one and positive critiques in this fun and engaging class.

Ron can teach and is very patient! The course gets an A+
Ron is a very dedicated and knowledgeable instructor. I was very pleased with this course

In signing up for this class you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the OAS COVID-19 protocols

Please note that non-medical mask or face covering is mandatory. Entry to class will be denied without. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply

I have read OAS Covid Protocols and am willing to abide by them     Membership Status

This classes is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $225   Members: $200

S1-110: UNDERPAINTING- IS IT WORTH THE EFFORT?  -   Sorry this class SOLD OUT

Level 2 to 3
Instructor: Robin J Mitchell
Tuesdays, 7 pm to 10 pm

You bet it is! Underpainting is a centuries old technique that painters use as a way to colour the canvas prior to beginning their painting. It acts as a foundation for your work and is a great way to start your painting off with some built in contrast and tonal values. If you spend the time planning and creating an underpainting - you will be rewarded with a well thought out, well executed, compositional painting. We will paint the initial image using burnt umber and white, once this is complete and the values are all in the right place, colour is then added to create the final image. Demos, and lots of individual attention. Material List

"Robin takes an interest in what each student was doing and gives lots of guidance when needed"
"I really enjoy Robin’s teaching style and have already booked his next class"

In signing up for this class you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the OAS COVID-19 protocols

Please note that non-medical mask or face covering is mandatory. Entry to class will be denied without.


This classes is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $225   Members: $200

S2-111: DRAW PORTRAITS IN CHARCOAL

Level 2
Instructor: Hala Qasqas
Tuesdays, 7 pm to 10 pm

Charcoal is a beautiful, expressive medium which is perfect for portraiture. It has a wide tonal range and can be creatively manipulated to stunning effect. In this class Hala introduces you to a classical approach in drawing portraits with charcoal. She carefully explains each stage of the drawing technique to help you understand the processes in building a successful portrait. Gain a good understanding of expression, structure of the head, orientation and compositional principles. Explore the use of the tonal scale and chiaroscuro (light and shadow) and how they are used to convey three-dimensional form. Learn classic portrait drawing techniques and receive lots of individual attention. Material List



WEDNESDAYS

Start date September 23 unless otherwise noted

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This class is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $225   Members: $200

S1-112: LET LOOSE! ABSTRACTS IN ACRYLIC

Level 2
Instructor: Renata Chubb
Wednesdays, 9:30am to 12:30pm

We naturally understand realistic painting, but sometimes need guidance in comprehending and enjoying painting in an abstract style. In this class Renata looks into the creative process behind many approaches to abstract art. You will explore composition, colour, value; the use of colour theory in abstraction and to use underpainting to bring structure and depth to your art. She will help you fine tune your artwork at different stages of development as she provides tips on how and where to begin an abstract painting. Discover the exciting possibilities of abstract design and break free from predictability as you learn to express your creativity in a whole new way. Material List

In signing up for this class you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the OAS COVID-19 protocols

Please note that non-medical mask or face covering is mandatory. Entry to class will be denied without. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply

I have read OAS Covid Protocols and am willing to abide by them     Membership Status

This class is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $225   Members: $200

S2-113: DRAWING SKILLS: IT’S JUST PENCIL AND PAPER

Level 1 to 2
Instructor: Diana Lee
Wednesdays, 9:30am to 12:30pm

Learn the art of drawing from observation. In this class Diana will help you gain confidence as an artist as she covers basic concepts and techniques in drawing. Still Life teaches you to look at an arrangement of inanimate objects and see them as an artist would- outlines, shapes, proportions, tone, colour, texture and form. Learn to produce a balanced, strong composition with step-by-step instruction. Materials List

"Diana is an excellent teacher who takes a great deal of care in her preperation and instruction."
"Wonderful class with a great teacher. I learned a great deal and look forward to other classes given by Diana"

This class 8 weeks   Course Fee: $225   Members: $200

S1-114: INTRODUCTION TO PAINTING IN ACRYLIC OR WATER BASED OIL

Level 1 to 2
Instructor: Meru Parmar
Wednesdays, 1 pm to 4 pm

This class designed for beginners with no artistic training. It also serves as a refresher of foundational skills for advanced painters. Sound foundational skills including value scales, spatial comparative relational sighting, constructing form using values and still life will be taught through exercises. Emphasis will be on skills and developing an artist's eye with lots of demos and supportive one on one instruction. Material List

In signing up for this class you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the OAS COVID-19 protocols

Please note that non-medical mask or face covering is mandatory. Entry to class will be denied without. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply

I have read OAS Covid Protocols and am willing to abide by them Membership Status

This class is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $225   Members: $200

S2-115: PAINTING STREETSCAPES IN WATERCOLOURS

Level 1 to 2
Instructor: Diana Lee
Wednesdays, 1pm to 4pm

Do want to paint streetscapes and buildings in watercolour and improve your understanding of perspective? Diana will help you develop observation skills, watercolour techniques will be demystified, and will delve into concepts such as composition, basic perspective, design, colour theory, and tonal contrast. Learn tips and tricks to simplify complicated streetscapes and then, using scale and proportion see how to place people and vehicles in streetscapes. Her approach will guide you through thetechniques to produce light-filled, translucent watercolour paintings with depth and sensitivity. Lots of one on one attention. Materials List

"I have taken a few of Diana’s classes and really enjoy her approach to teaching"
"I absolutely loved the instructor and the course."

In signing up for this class you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the OAS COVID-19 protocols

Please note that non-medical mask or face covering is mandatory. Entry to class will be denied without. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply

I have read OAS Covid Protocols and am willing to abide by them     Membership Status

This class is 4 weeks     Course Fee: $115   Members: $100

S1-116: LANDSCAPE DRAWING

Level 1
Instructor: Bruce Outridge
Wednesdays, 7 pm to 10 pm

Experience the inspiration of nature! In this class, Bruce will teach you the core principles and techniques of landscape composition; perspective, line and proportion, the mechanics of light and shade and more. Bruce’s positive coaching makes drawing remarkably fun and easy. If you have always wanted to be able to draw, or feel rusty or inadequate with your skills, this class provides the opportunity for you to improve dramatically in a variety of drawing techniques. Beginners and more experienced drawers can develop their skills and confidence to a level and at a pace that suits each individual. The only requirements are a few basic supplies and a willingness to try! Material List

In signing up for this class you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the OAS COVID-19 protocols

Please note that non-medical mask or face covering is mandatory. Entry to class will be denied without. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply

I have read OAS Covid Protocols and am willing to abide by them     Membership Status

This class is 8 weeks     Course Fee: $100   Members: $90

S2-117: THE ART OF SMARTPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY 101

Level 1 to 2
Instructor: Ron Van Zutphen
Wednesdays, 7 pm to 9 pm

A great photograph requires an understanding of basic photography principles to create an aesthetically pleasing image that the viewer enjoys and connects with. Ron simplifies the technical side of photography and focuses on photography's creative aspect. Learn the secrets of what it is that makes a great photo so great such as composition, the rule of thirds, point of view, angle, colour, and light. Develop and enhance your own creative style in this class and tell compelling stories to draw the viewer into your photos. Learn to use the latest apps to effectively capture and edit great shots that you will be eager to share with others. Lots of one on one and positive critiques in this fun and engaging class.

"Ron is excellent teacher in every way"
"A wonderful learning experience for me. I enjoyed it fully"

Start Date Oct 21   This class is 4 weeks   Course Fee: $115   Members: $100

S1-118: THE LANDSCAPE IN PEN AND INK

Level 1
Instructor: Bruce Outridge
Wednesdays, 7 pm to 10 pm

The beauty of the pen and ink technique is that you can explore expressive line in exquisite detail. This pen and ink course is suitable for complete beginners who want to learn to draw pen and ink pictures as well as more experienced artists looking to expand and develop their drawing skills. Bruce will cover the three main aspects: hatching, cross-hatching, stippling, almost every pen and ink drawing you see will use a combination of these drawing techniques to create high-impact images with rich detail. See how your pen and ink sketches turn into a book full of small scale works of art. Best suited for beginners. Material List

In signing up for this class you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the OAS COVID-19 protocols

Please note that non-medical mask or face covering is mandatory. Entry to class will be denied without. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply

I have read OAS Covid Protocols and am willing to abide by them     Membership Status


THURSDAYS

Start date September 24 unless otherwise noted

OAS Covid Protocols


This class is 8 weeks     Course Fee: $225   Members: $200

S1-119: PAINTING FLORALS IN WATER BASED OIL

Level 1
Instructor: Samia Kawas
Thursdays, 9:30am to 12:30pm

Capture nature’s beauty and learn how to paint beautiful florals. Learn how to arrange the floral still life and develop set-up ideas using flowers as subject matter. In this class Samia will begin by teaching you to see blossoms and leaves as masses of simple shapes and values, and how to keep the colour clean and delicate. Learn to bring flowers to life with effective use of light, value, texture and how to use soft and hard edges around the focal point. A wide variety of approaches, brush and palette knife, will be considered and individual instruction and assistance will be emphasized throughout. Material List

In signing up for this class you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the OAS COVID-19 protocols

Please note that non-medical mask or face covering is mandatory. Entry to class will be denied without. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply


This class is 8 weeks     Course Fee: $225   Members: $200

S2-120: PLEIN AIR PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS

Level 1 to 2
Instructor: Cathy Lorraway
Thursdays, 9:30am to 12:30pm

Following in the tradition of the Group of Seven, Cathy will lead you through the process of plein air painting i.e. painting on location. The initial class will explain the necessary painting equipment, and preparation for all kinds of weather. Subsequent classes, weather permitting, will paint on location. Students will learn how to effectively compose landscapes and mix colours and values to portray skies, trees, rocks and water. Later in the course, Cathy will explain how to work up smaller on location paintings to larger finished paintings in the studio. In the case of inclement weather, students will work from photographs. Painting media e.g. pastels and acrylic preferred, oil ok. Student learning will be supported with feedback, demos and critiques. Please note, students must provide their own easels on location. Material List Oil or Acrylic   Material List Pastel


This class is 8 weeks     Course Fee: $225   Members: $200

S1-121: LANDSCAPES AND WATERSCAPES IN IMPRESSIONISM - WATER BASED OIL

Level 2
Instructor: Samia Kawas
Thursdays, 1 pm to 4pm

The first technique in mastering an impressionist style of painting is in the actual name itself, ‘Impressionism ‘. It is said that impressionism is just a relaxed form of realism with an emphasis on accurate depiction of light in its changing qualities. One is trying to achieve an ‘impression’ of the subject, rather than a detailed copy. In this innovative painting class Samia will teach you various acrylic techniques that emulates the impressionist effect in a contemporary style. Learn to capture the essence and feeling of waterscapes and landscapes using short "broken" brush strokes of mixed and pure unmixed colour-not blended smoothly or shaded-to achieve an effect of intense colour. Lots of demos to teach you how to use stroke, with the brush and palette knife. Best suited for beginners with experience. Material List

In signing up for this class you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the OAS COVID-19 protocols

Please note that non-medical mask or face covering is mandatory. Entry to class will be denied without. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply

I have read OAS Covid Protocols and am willing to abide by them     Membership Status

This class is 8 weeks     Course Fee: $225   Members: $200

S1-122: THE LANDSCAPE IN PASTELS – STROKES OF BRILLIANCE

Level 2 and up
Instructor: Maria Iva
Thursdays, 7 pm to 10 pm

In this class create vivid and expressive landscape paintings using the beautiful medium of soft pastel. Their brilliant colours will allow you to experiment and practice techniques to capture landscape scenes. In this class Maria will focus on pastel technique for those artists who wish to further enhance their skills or who want to try a different media. She will guide you through the process of creating pastel landscape paintings that are loose and fresh. Achieve balance through composition and harmony as you learn to create depth and mood with under-paintings and value changes.Demos, positive critiques and lots of individual attention. This class is best suited to intermediate. Material List

Maria has Master Pastelist status with the Pastel Artist Canada

In signing up for this class you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the OAS COVID-19 protocols

Please note that non-medical mask or face covering is mandatory. Entry to class will be denied without. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply

I have read OAS Covid Protocols and am willing to abide by them     Membership Status

This class is 8 weeks     Course Fee: $225   Members: $200

S2-123: CREATIVE PAINTING IN ACRYLICS or WATER SOLUBLE OILS

Level 1
Instructor: Susan Del Bianco
Thursdays, 7 pm to 10 pm

In this course learn how to break down and simplify images while you practice the unique techniques employed by the Group of 7. Susan will start you off with a solid foundation as she guides you through the essential elements of composition, line, and colour. Embrace the creative process through use of positive and negative shapes, bright, bold colour and how to refine your style through experimentation and practice. Lots of demos and one on one. Best suited for beginners. Material List

Sue had a very friendly and helpful manner.
Sue made suggestions that made our work better and was great at demonstrating techniques.

In signing up for this class you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the OAS COVID-19 protocols

Please note that non-medical mask or face covering is mandatory. Entry to class will be denied without. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply



SATURDAY

OAS Covid Protocols

This class is 6 weeks     Course Fee: $170   Members: $150

S2-124: Pencil to Brush – Paper to Canvas in Acrylics

Level 2
Instructor: Tritan Braho
Saturday, 10 am to 1 pm   October 17, 24, 31 November 7, 14, 21

This is 6-week class integrates drawing skills with painting. You will begin by learning to see and draw from a still-life reference photo. Tritan will teach you how to develop and refine a draw¬ing, to see and draw shapes, forms and planes, and to capture light and shade. You will build on these key lessons in drawing then learn how to translate this information onto canvas. Explore colour mixing and blending, tone, form, texture & composition using a range of techniques. Unleash your inner artist and gain confidence and valuable insights into drawing and painting. Lots of demos and individual attention. Best suited to beginners with some experience. Material List

In signing up for this class you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the OAS COVID-19 protocols

Please note that non-medical mask or face covering is mandatory. Entry to class will be denied without. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply



Gift Certificates are available


Unsure if you are a beginner or intermediate?

Class Levels:

Level 1 Beginner: You have little or no prior art experience.

Level 2 Beginner+: You have basic experience and some training in the medium. You are looking to develop technique, design and compositional skills.

Level 3 Intermediate: You understand the techniques and tools of the medium. You have good drawing and design skills, and the ability to work independently.

Level 4 Intermediate to Advanced: You have experience, confidence, and competency in the medium and well developed design skills. You are looking for artistic growth, technical and conceptual challenges and critiques.


OAS Class Refund Policy :

In the event that the required number of registrants is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the class up to one day prior to the starting date.
Payments for classes cancelled by the OAS will be fully refunded. Student withdrawals made at least 7 days prior to class start will be subject to a $25.00 administration fee.
Please note: Due to the nature of our operation there will be absolutely no refunds given after the 7 day period before the starting date of a class.
All withdrawals must be made in writing and sent to info@oakvilleartsociety.com


The Fine Print :
  1. When you signup online you will receive a class confirmation emailed to you
  2. Registrations must be received a minimum of one week prior to class start
  3. Adult classes are geared to ages 18+.
  4. Adult students provide their own supplies and plastic table cloths (readily availabe at the $ store).
  5. Please note that NO turpentine/linseed oil based solvents will be permitted. Oil painters must clean their brushes with vegetable oil or soap & water. Alternately, water-based oil paints are available at all art suppliers.
  6. Start dates are estimates only and may be subject to change.
  7. All students have the right to learn in a positive and creative environment. If any student disrupts the learning of others, or is disrespectful towards others, he or she will be given one warning by the instructor. In the case of a child the parent/guardian will be notified in writing by the program coordinator. Failure to correct the disruptive behaviour will result in the student's removal from the course with no reimbursement of fees.
  8. The OAS does not offer make-up classes for students who are unable to attend scheduled classes.
  9. Payment must accompany registration. You may pay for your classes and workshops through our secure payment gateway. These are secured transactions and your credit card information is never stored. If you wish, you may ask to have a Paypal invoice sent to you.
  10. Weather-related closures will be posted on Twitter

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