Autumn Weekend Painting Course -2015
Come and paint with us this autumn in a relaxed and pressure free atmosphere. Our studio is warm and spacious on a wild meadow site by the river. whether you are interested in landscape, abstract or still life we offer high quality tuition in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
Dates: Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th of October
Time 10.00am – 5.00 pm each day.
Cost: 150 euros
a deposit of fifty euros secures a place on the course payable by Saturday 17th of October( there are only eight places available.)
Students are expected to provide their own materials, canvas paper etc. Some unprimed cost price hardboard will be available at the studio at two euros per piece approx. If you wish us to provide you with paints and brushes there will be an extra charge of 20 euro. You will need to bring your own packed lunch but tea, coffee, milk and biscuits will be provided at the studio.
Students may explore landscape painting, still life, floral subjects, abstract painting, imaginative subjects etc. Paint in oils, acrylics or watercolours. Our course will be studio based .
We will provide painting subjects for exploration in the form of still life, landscape etc. Our window ledges are always crammed with interesting things to paint and our windows frame some very paintable views.
Mary Claire ( course tutor) will demonstrate the use of different colour pallettes including some very interesting limited pallettes. She will also give an illustrated talk on how the greatest twentieth century painters used colour in their paintings. We will also look at techniques of glazing oil paints over acrylics to build colour and textural interest in the painting. You may select an area of personal interest to you to explore during the course. Many starting points will be provided.
Wexford is a scenic area with stunning unspoiled beaches, a short drive from the hook peninsula,the Blackstairs mountains and the the perfect place for a painting holiday. Excellent food is available in Wexford and Enniscorthy where there are many award winning restaurants and coffee shops.
Complete beginners are always welcome and will be especially catered for.
The course is mixed level and will be suitable for experienced painters and beginners.
If you want further information why not text or ring up and chat to Mary Claire about the course.