t is, of course, a perfect little hideaway for artists and general creatives to let their imagination flow, and grow.
And right now, the Schoolhouse For Art over in Enniskerry have a whole new batch of classes, workshops and exhibitions to welcome in those autumn colours.
So you can set your mind at, eh, easel.
Over to delovely Lana at the Schoolhouse…
A big one for February is Greystones native Louise Cherry, who will be holding an Exploring Abstract workshop here on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th, from 10am to 4.30pm. Up until the 3rd, there’s a 10% discount for Greystones Guide readers, using code GREYSTONES.
We also have new courses added with two fantastic courses with Florence Academy of Art prize winner and graduate Nicholas Robinson.
Copying From The Masters is an accredited class, where students work from a high quality digital reproduction of a single portrait or figure of one the Old Master paintings from our National Gallery of Ireland collection, with a tour of the NGI with Mags Harnett included in this 9-week course. Starting Thursday, February 1st, details here.
Portraiture With Sitter is a 6-week course designed to break down painting the portrait from the model into easily understandable principles, focusing on the drawing and design of the head and face. Starting Thursday, February 1st, details here.
We’ve got our regular favourite classes; Botanical Watercolour painting with Yanny Petters, Flowers In Oils with Vincent Keeling, Landscape with Dave West and Oils with Sinead Lawless to name a few. Full list here.
On top of our weekly classes we also have workshops and masterclasses every weekend from national and international tutors.
Our Last Sunday exhibitions are up and running for 2023, a great opportunity for people to come by our venue, enjoy the works of others and have a little walk around our facility with an option to chat with any of the Schoolhouse for Art team that’s there on the day.
So, get a little more art in your life at The Schoolhouse For Art in sunnyEnniskerry, check out their website here, or get in touch on012869594 or [email protected]. Instagram here and Facebook here.
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