Fine Arts Media and Design:

Fine Arts

Sheridan Certificate

NOTE: This program is temporarily paused and is not accepting new students. If you would like to be informed when registration re-opens, please fill out the form found here.

Every artist needs inspiration – you can find yours within Sheridan’s Fine Arts Certificate program. Our introductory art program is perfect for those who wish to explore their creativity while expanding their depth of work, passion, or career. 

Originality begins here. Enrol today. 

Recommended Program Pathway

There is no recommended program pathway, and students are welcome to enter the program with any course. 

These courses are part of the Fine Arts Program.

Course Name / Code Expected Availability Select

Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Four (4) Courses

Art History - Introduction
Course Code:
ARTS70001
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Colour in Fine Art
Course Code:
ARTS70002
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Figure Drawing 1
Course Code:
ARTS70005
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Painting 1 (Fine Arts)
Course Code:
ARTS70007
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes

Related Course(s)

You may be interested in other courses in this field

Drawing: Studio
Course Code:
ARTS78016
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Landscape Painting
Course Code:
ARTS70009
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Painting: Studio
Course Code:
ARTS78023
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Portraits
Course Code:
ARTS70010
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes

COVID-19 Programming Update

This program is temporarily paused and is not accepting new students. If you would like to be informed when registration re-opens, please fill out the form found here.

Program Delivery

This is a part-time program and is delivered via on-campus (synchronous) classroom.

Program Description

Creativity is at our core. Let it out on the canvas.

Whether you're looking for professional development in the art field, or simply looking to nurture a new hobby, Sheridan's Fine Arts Certificate program will help you learn to develop your artistic talents, while furthering your appreciation for the drawing and painting mediums. Students will get the opportunity to explore their creativity with our fundamental introductory art courses, perfectly designed for those who want to expand their portfolio of work.

Listen to your inner aesthetic voice and begin a new creative educational journal at one of the leading-edge facilities in the country. Through hands-on instructor via artists in the field, our state-of-the-art drawing and painting labs are designed for originality to blossom. Harvest your craft through continuous experimentation and portfolio growth. 
 
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
  • Create original compositions based on direct observation and photography sources 
  • Show paint handling techniques
  • Learn to mix colour appropriately 
  • Identify major artists and artistic movements in history 
  • Draw the shape, structure, and form of the human body
  • and more!
Originality begins here. Enrol today. 

Recommended Program Pathway

There is no recommended program pathway, and students are welcome to enter the program with any course. 

Age Limitation Notice

Please note that our ARTS70005 Figure Drawing 1 and ARTS70007 Painting 1 (Fine Arts) courses routinely contain drawings and painting of the nude figure, and study of human anatomy. Thus, it is mandatory that students who participate must be over the age of sixteen (16) years. 

Materials Required

All classes are conducted using non-toxic media. The use of solvents and oil-based paints are strictly prohibited. 

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact our Opportunity Centre at caps@sheridancollege.ca or 905-874-4440.
 

Create a career that is as unique as your creative talents, or grow your portfolio of work for either post-secondary art education or personal use.  A Fine Arts Certificate from Sheridan can lead to more job opportunities than most think.

Sample job titles:

 

  • Artist
  • Printmaker
  • Photographer
  • Writer
  • Art Handler
  • Illustrator
  • Art Consultant