This oil painting illustration workshop will give students the opportunity to share their creative ideas, developing them into stories and bringing them to life on canvas. Pamela will guide participants in setting up balanced, well-designed compositions for their fantasy illustrations, utilising effective visual story-telling techniques. Students will be supported in harnessing the energy of their imaginations, propelling their viewer into a unique, fantastic world.
Pamela worked as a nationally recognised decorative artist/designer and illustrator for over 30 years in the U.S., moving to Ireland in 2004. Her studio has been lauded as a creative force in West Coast decorative art, producing paintings, murals, fantasy furniture, fabrics and ceramic ware for some of the leading celebrities, international and corporate clients.
She is also an illustrator of beautiful Collector childrens’ books, including: Rizzoli, Milan: The Nightingale and the Wind 1998 Random House, N.Y.: Bunny and The Beast, 2001; Sleeping Bunny, 2003; and Unicorn Wings 2005.
For More on Pamela, please visit : www.palmer-studios.com
Oil paints, variety of colours
Brushes, variety of sizes
Painting surface of choice (stretched canvas or board, it is recommended that artists bring something manageable in size)
A Personal Reference – this can be a storybook, idea, or good quality photographs
Pamela will also supply a beautiful bouquet to work from, plus many books featuring images of animals, plants, and various forms as further possible references.
Dates: Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd of June 2019
Times: 10am – 4.30pm
Location: Schoolhouse for Art, Enniskerry, Wicklow
Booking: schoolhouseforart.com/classes or by phone at (01) 286 9594