Oil painting the figure at Block-T this June!

NicholasBlock-T Smithfield, figure, painting, workshop


I’m looking forward to a week of oil painting at Block-T, Smithfield later this month. So come and join us on the 23rd for 5 days of painting the female figure. Full details, including booking and contact info are all on the Visual Artists Ireland website – or contact us here alternatively. Places have been kept to minimum for optimizing the experience. See you there!

Photos from the Jordan Sokol demo at FAA, Sweden

NicholasFlorence Academy of Art Sweden, Jordan Sokol, oil painting demo, portrait


Can’t believe it’s been a week already since Jordan Sokol did a two-day portrait demo at the Florence Academy of Art, Sweden, which I attended. (I will just get these photos up and add some commentary later.) Day 1 (24/5/14) Setting up. Jordan recommended spending a long-time setting up and even to include this into the cost of your model-cost considerations. The panel … Read More

April 5th Kennedy’s workshop update

NicholasKennedy's art, workshop

Unfortunately the April 5th workshop is now sold out. Apologies to anyone who couldn’t book in time for this one. Contact Kennedy’s to put your name for a possible cancellation or alternatively keep an eye out on Kennedy’s website or here for future workshops.

Upcoming workshop at Kennedy’s Art, Harcourt st.

NicholasKennedy's art, workshop

I will be hosting an oil painting workshop in Kennedy’s Art, Harcourt st this coming April the 5th. http://www.kennedyart.com/pgs/index.php/demos-a-wshops/156-saturday-5th-april-painting-the-figure-from-life One of the pictures in the link is a charcoal drawing and the other is a monochrome oil painting, but the workshop will be on oil painting the figure i.e. colour. Those were just the pictures that ended up on the … Read More