12 and 13 November
Figurative Painting Weekend with Paddy McCann
A two day intensive painting workshop for those artists wishing to energise their painting practice.Paddy McCann is a Belfast based artist, represented by The Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast and Hillsboro Fine Art Dublin.He teaches painting on the BA (Hons) Fine Art programme at Ulster University. His most recent solo exhibition ‘Black Quarter’ was at the MAC, Belfast 2015.
Day One will deal with ‘simplification’ with a limited colour palette – exercises will encourage quick responses with large brushes on a range of scales.
Day Two will deal with colour massing – how to look at reducing the human figure to essential contrasts in order to move the painting forward.