Happy new year 2018! (Upcoming workshop info)

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We have some workshops starting soon at Schoolhouse for Art, Enniskerry. First off, I’ll be starting teaching teaching the Cour de Dessin, commonly known as Bargue drawing. Bargue drawing is now a staple in the current atelier movement and with good reason. I found it invaluable in learning good design, training the eye and also drawing technique. My last Bargue drawing got … Read More

Painting the figure in BLOCK T this September

Nicholas B RobinsonBlock-T Smithfield, figure, figure painting, Florence Academy of Art Sweden, nude, oil painting, painting, painting course, workshop, Workshops

Join us at BLOCK T for 2 days of painting the figure this September. Bookings can be made at eventbrite here. The suggested materials list based on what is available at Evans Art Supplies, D7 is: • white spirit (Douglas, or Bartoline Low Odour) • turpentine (Douglas) • willow charcoal • wooden palette • palette knife • canvas (minimum size approx 30 x 40cm or … Read More

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