Upcoming Workshop – Painting the Human Figure with Oils


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Saturday 24th January – Nicholas Robinson – Painting the Human Figure with Oils – Limited Palette One day course in painting the nude in oil. Florence Academy of Art prize winner and graduate Nicholas Benedict Robinson will instruct in painting the nude using limited oil palette. The course will comprise a step-by-step introduction to Realist painting methods, including demonstrations, individual … Read More

Oil painting the figure at Block-T this June!

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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

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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

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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.