2-day Portrait Painting Workshop with Oisin Roche at Block T

Learn to paint the portrait in the style of the old masters, working with a live model over 2 sessions. Work with one of the field’s leading artists and educators – Oisin Roche – in an intimate, atelier-style setting.

This course will cover:
* Advice on paints and materials to help you achieve the best results
* Colour theories, colour mixing, use of the palette
* How to create realistic form – work with light, shadow and space

A 10% discount is available on all materials from Evan’s Art Supplies: 5 – 6 Meetinghouse Ln, Mary’s Abbey, Dublin 7
A materials list will be sent to all participants (canvas, brushes & paints)

TUTOR: Oisin’s first solo exhibition was with the Guinness Gallery Foxrock in 1992 and he has had several one man exhibitions of his paintings since, the last being with Adams Auctioneers, Dublin 2013. Oisin’s work is based on the study of nature based on a classical foundation of drawing and composition. His skillful use of the expressive possibilities of oil paint such as impasto, chiaroscuro, and glazing – techniques he perfected from intensive study of the old masters – gives his paintings a lasting character. Oisin won the Award for Outstanding Portraiture 2014 – Irish Arts Review/Ireland US Council, and was recently asked to submit a self-portrait to be added to the collection at the National Portrait Gallery.

Dates: Sundays April 15th and 22nd
Times: 11:00 – 17:00
Fee: €150
Location: BLOCK T Studios, Dublin 8
Booking: eventbrite.ie/e/introduction-to-figure-painting

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