23rd June | 10.30am – 5pm
Tutor: Tunde Toth
Southpaw Studio, Waterford City
Workshop Fee: €75 for the full day, including all materials, coffee/tea/refreshments.
Bookings are confirmed with € 30 deposit paid in advance.
This is an advanced level course suitable for participants with some previous experience in hand papermaking processes (traditional or contemporary); it is also designed to suit those who have participated at papermaking/paper art courses previously. The workshop is tailored to the interests and needs of those attending, offering a creative space, time and professional advice for working on individual ideas.
Processes and areas covered (priorities will be given upon request):
- Three dimensional and sculptural works; moulded, shaped, textured paper projects
- Handmade papers for artworks and crafts: intaglio printmaking, calligraphy, painting/drawing/writing/bookmaking etc.
- Ideas and planning for installation projects and large scale works
- Preparation for various projects using pure plant material: preparation of plant pulps without the use of chemicals; combination of pulps and silk fibre papers;
- Paper sizing, strengthening, dyeing, painting;
- Batik on handmade plant and silk papers;
- Hand Papermaking in primary school education and community art projects
The course is designed for a small group so places are limited.
This programme is only available once or twice in a year so please call to book your place as soon as possible!!
For more information, please visit www.tundetothpaperart.blogspot.com, call 087-2543362 or email email@example.com
inbelfaststudio, 99 North Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim.
We are a new Arts studio based on the fringe of the Cathedral Quarter in North Street. The inbelfaststudio hosts a number of experienced artists who teach their skills.
We are now offering a series of professionally delivered workshops which give you understanding and insight into making your own art or enhancing your existing skills. Our artists will guide you step by step through each discipline showing you new ways of looking at art and how to make your own.
The Spring program offers the chance to try any of these art forms open to any level of participation. Festival time is here so why not activate your creative side as well.
Contact us via our website where you will also get all the information on the various short courses and safely book via PayPal.
National Drawing Day – 18th May | 11am – 3pm
West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen, Co. Cork
Artists and students are invited to take part in a life drawing session at West Cork Arts Centre as part of National Drawing Day on Saturday 18 May. Drawing Day was started in 2004 by the National Gallery of Ireland’s Education Department and has developed into a nationwide event, held in partnership with national and local museums, galleries and cultural centres.
Running from 11.00am to 3.00pm with a professional life model, this session will be un-facilitated, participants are asked to bring their own materials, equipment is provided and some basic materials are available for use. Tea and coffee facilities are also provided.
Cost: €25, WCAC Members and concessions €15
For booking and further information please ring 028-22090 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
4th – 8th June | 11am – 4pm Daily
Limit to eight persons only
Instructor: Donal Murray (Master in fine Art)
Suitable for those learning how to paint portraits and improvers. Plan is to both work form the model and also photo reproductions. Students must supply their own paints and materials. The workshop will supply easels and tables.
For more information, please contact Donal at 087 411 3618 or email@example.com
4th – 6th June | Tutor: Durdin Robertson
In the beautiful landscape on the banks of the Boyne, Artists and Students will explore the basis of composition and layout and complete a canvas within the 3 days,Cost for course includes a delicioius Lunch and a history of Art screening 1 evening.
For more information, please call Aisling on 085 1774828, 041 9820975 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
22nd – 23rd July
Includes 3 nights accommodation, lunch on each day, materials for final studio session day and dinner hosted by Dr. Noelle Campbell Sharp – Founder, Cill Rialaig
Cló Cill Rialaig, Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry
On Monday 22nd July John Jacobsmeyer will give a Masterclass demonstration on engraving techniques in wood and copper. Of particular interest is his use of 3D modelling software to create images for engraving.
John Jacobsmeyer is the Head of The Printmaking Faculty at the New York Academy of Art.
As well as being a printmaker known for his complex engravings, mezzotint and woodblock prints, he is also a highly regarded painter. He trained at the famed Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico
On Tuesday 23rd Lothar Osterberg will do a live demonstration of Photogravure etching on copper. Lothar practises the original 19th century Carl Klic / Fox Talbot photogravure process, utilizing a dustgrain aquatint. He is an expert on the rarely seen technique which is capable of producing incredibly beautiful images of almost infinite tones. This would be of interest not only to printmakers but also to photographers interested in making images of an exceptional quality in the tradition of Edward S. Curtis
For more information, please contact Stephen O’Connell on 087 274 5047 or email@example.com
17th – 21st June
Cost: €280 for the week or €60 per day
Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow
For the forth year running, this is a one week course for beginners and also for more experienced painters:
From Monday – Friday (June 17th – 21st) 10am to 4:30pm, we will be based in the beautifully landscaped grounds of the Luisne Spirituality Centre in Kilcoole, with Sugarloaf as one of our backdrops, as well as an amazing walled garden!
Please bring a packed lunch each day (coffee, tea and biscuits will be provided) and a portable easel with your materials, etc.
For more information or to book phone 01 201 0001, 087 663 3581 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday 8 June | 10.30 – 16.30
Cost: €65 (Max. 6 people), Book essential
National Print Museum, Garrison Chapel, Beggar’s Bush Barracks, Haddington Rd, Dublin
Monotype is a painterly process which leads to a unique ‘one-off’ print. It offers a wonderful opportunity to explore colour and mark making by drawing and painting onto a flat, smooth surface and transferring the image onto paper either by hand or a printing press. Added textures can be achieved with found objects; feathers, leaves, fabric and papers. All tools and materials are provided and some textured materials, however students are asked to bring additional textured papers, fabrics and visual ideas in the form of drawings and photographs.
For more information, please email: email@example.com
May 26th | 10 – 4pm | €55 per person
Newtownbarry House, Bunclody, Co. Wexford
Including tea / coffee. Easels and boards supplied.
Workshop in drawing with chamois, burnt cork and charcoal. Beginning with demonstration of how to make your own charcoal, using materials, and followed by drawing exercises, then working from a life model for short to medium length poses and a fixed pose for afternoon.
Please contact David on 087 1227310 to book your place. 8 places only.
h2studio Kilbrittain, Harbour View, Co Cork.
- Ancient Bronze Casting
‘amulets and personal protectors’ – a course exploring ancient techniques and rituals.
Cost: €250 | Date 25th – 26th May
- Small scale foundry and mould making techniques.
Cost €200 | 8th – 9th June.
- Life drawing €70 Life modelling €85
15th and 16th June – Both days @ €135
- Portfolio preparation course (including life drawing)
Cost: €200 | 3th – 7th June.
- Contemporary art/ancient methods.
3 day bronze casting course centering around Kinsale artsweek. Exploring contemporary art and responding using ancient casting methods.
Cost: €285 | 12th – 14th June.
- Life drawing
Cost €70 | 20th June
- Ancient Bronze Casting ‘ amulets and personal protectors’ a course exploring ancient techniques and rituals.
Cost: €250 | 6th – 7th August.
- Small scale foundry and mould making techniques.
Cost: €200 | 10th – 11th August
- Mould making / sand/relief casting and non messy 3d construction (particularly suitable for teachers)
Cost: €200 | 17th – 18th August.
Course are including materials as well as tea/coffee/snacks. Small groups max 4-6. Deposit €50.
For more information please contact 0238849223 / 0863256689 firstname.lastname@example.org