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Youth's ClassesKid's Classes

Children's Art Classes - ages 7 to 13

Please read our refund policy before signing up for any class


Children's Saturday Art Classes  Course Fee: $175

All professional grade supplies for class use is included

6 weeks     Studio 2

Class Dates: April 20, 27, May 4, 11, 25 & June 1 (no class May 18 for Victoria Day Weekend)

Note: Should OAS have to cancel a class the make up date will be June 15


S2-340C: Young Picassos - Painting and Drawing

Instructor: Julie Wurtele
9:30 am to 11:00 am

Calling all kids who are eager to express themselves creatively AND have an incredible amount of fun in the process! Budding artists will develop their artistic skills while having fun discovering their own personal style. Working with independent themes and ideas, Julie will introduce specific drawing and painting fundamentals and techniques. These include line drawing, shape, shading, colour, perspective and more. While experimenting with an exciting variety of artist's tools, media and techniques, they will learn to explore and trust their creative instincts. A professional, high quality, fine art program, applied in ways that children can relate to and gives them the artistic tools they will need to create for the rest of their lives.

"Ms. Julie is an amazing teacher. She makes every child feel welcome and comfortable to express themselves, which is very important in an art class"
"My daughter likes the class so much and I have seen so much improvements in her art"

Please note: Children with special needs must be accompanied with an adult 18+ for the duration of the class

Child's Name     Child's Age     Any Special Needs?    


S2-341C: Young Rembrandts - Creative Expression

Instructor: Julie Wurtele
11:30 am to 1:00 pm

This fun and progressive course designed to expose your child to a variety of skills and technique. Julie encourage their imagination and self-expression through the use of several mediums while she tailors the instruction to suit individual their abilities and skills. These young artists will explore their creativity as she draws out their natural artistic abilities and teach them how to "see" realism, shadows and perspective in a way that they can understand. A professional, high quality, fine art program, applied in ways that children can relate to and gives them the artistic tools they will need to create for the rest of their lives.

"Julie has a very good teaching style. My son loves the class so much. He has improved so much"
"My kids currently attend Julie's weekly kids class. They absolutely love this class"

Please note: Children with special needs must be accompanied with an adult 18+ for the duration of the class

Child's Name     Child's Age     Any Special Needs?    



About Julie Wurtele

Julie studied Fine Art in England, UK and Dundas Valley School of Art, Ontario. She regularly exhibits her work in galleries and shows across Ontario and sells her work in local stores, online, in restaurants and does many commissions. A member of Burlington Fine Arts Association, Art instructor for Oakville Art Society and Grimsby Art Gallery she also teaches online and in private and public schools. She has developed a unique teaching method using shapes and symbols children and adults can relate to, breaking the project down step by step and encouraging the development of individual styles. She believes anyone can learn to be a great artist.



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.

Student withdrawals, 7 days prior to class start, will be subject to a $25.00 administration fee.
Payments for classes cancelled by the OAS will be fully refunded.

Please note: Due to the nature of our operation there will be absolutely no refunds given one week 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. Start dates are estimates only and may be subject to change.
  4. We do not enroll children younger than 7, as we have found it seldom meets the needs of the child, instructor or other students.
  5. Children with special needs must be accompanied for the duration of the class with an adult 18+
  6. 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.
  7. 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.

The OAS is a registered Canadian charitable organization.
We are wheelchair accessible.

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