Travel Sketching Course: Drawing and Painting on Location, Co. Leitrim

Join artist, David Smith for a series of workshops and travel trips over 2 weekends that explore drawing, sketching and water media painting in urban, rural and botanical environments.

Learn the basics of quick sketching and painting to capture the essence of a location or experience. Using The Dock as a base, you will take part in some drawing/painting demonstrations, workshops, tips, tricks and travel trips around Carrick on Shannon and further afield Knockvicar Organic Gardens, Co .Roscommon (you must have your own transport for offsite locations) Over the course of 2 weekends you will build up a series of sketchbook studies and technical skills with the eventual aim to create a larger finished work.

David Smith is an artist based in Sligo. He has exhibited in group and solo shows in Ireland, Europe, The US and Hong Kong. He has lectured at a number of art colleges including recently at the Savannah College of Art & Design in Hong Kong.

Dates: Sat 22, Sun 23, Sat, 29 & Sun 30th June
Times: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: €160
Location: The Dock, St Georges Terrace, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim

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