Visual Art Foundation

Professional Development Certificate

Develop as a visual artist. Create artwork to add to your portfolio while learning skills and techniques in traditional drawing and painting. Improve your ability to capture people, places and things. Stretch your creative and expressive self. Apply newly learned techniques to amplify the impact of your artwork. Build your portfolio for application to fine art, animation, illustration, fashion and design programs.

Instructional Hours

This certificate consists of 96 instructional hours.

Admission Requirements

There are no admission requirements for this program.


Course and/or material fees are listed with individual courses and do not include supplies unless otherwise indicated. Fees for non-credit courses and additional fees may be subject to GST.


Professional Development Certificate

Completion Requirements

Courses may be completed individually. Once you have successfully completed all of the required courses, you will receive a Professional Development Certificate.


If you have any questions about your enrolment, or if you would prefer not to enrol online, contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

School of Continuing Education
phone: 780-497-4400
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