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CLASSICAL DRAWING & PAINTING
COURSES & WORKSHOPS 2019

Drawing Painting Study Abroad

Our 2019 Programme offers a wide range of courses and workshops in Classical Drawing and Painting - in different genres, media, and locations - we have something to suit everyone!

** We're offering a 10% DISCOUNT for early bookings on all of our regular drawing and painting workshops. Don't miss out, BOOK EARLY! **

As well as the many long courses and shorter weekend workshops we offer in Cork, Galway, Waterford and elsewhere, this September, we're also launching our very first Online Course - Classical Portrait Drawing - with over 10 hours of video tutorials and great content to download.

We're now also offering you the opportunity to Study Abroad so that you can completely immerse yourself in the culture and artistic heritage of the Old Masters and study with some of Europe's finest art instructors. This November, we will travel to Paris for a full week of French Classical Figure Drawing with Sébastien Jupille from the Paris Academy of Art and enjoy exclusive access to draw at the Louvre Museum as well as many other cultural highlights.

Drawing

"Drawing includes three and a half quarters of the content of painting...
Drawing contains everything, except the hue." - Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

ONLINE PORTRAIT DRAWING COURSE
with ADRIAN COOKE
Duration: 10+ hours
Where: Online
Price: € 100

With over 10 hours of video tutorials as well as supplementary notes and diagrams to download, this online course guides you through every step of drawing a portrait from life. Demonstrating the portrait drawing in real time, almost every pencil mark is shown and explained. Extra segments on the structure and anatomy of the facial features, head, and shoulders, as well as general drawing skills and techniques, make this a fully comprehensive drawing course.

Work at your own pace and from the comfort of your home, with live chat support and critique if needed. This course will be available from September 2019.

LIFE DRAWING TECHNIQUES
10-WEEK COURSE
with ADRIAN COOKE
Duration: 10-Week Course
WATERFORD: Mondays 7-9.30pm
23 Sept.-02 Dec. 2019

Price: € 300
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Drawing the human figure from life is perhaps the most challenging subject an artist can face. This 10-week course introduces the classical approach to life drawing, following a manageable step-by-step procedure and slowly unravelling this complex subject matter. It will provide you with a good grounding in the structure and anatomy of the human body, an understanding of how the Old Masters worked, familiarity with working from a live model, and many basic drawing skills.

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STUDY ABROAD
FRENCH CLASSICAL FIGURE DRAWING WORKSHOP
with SÉBASTIEN JUPILLE
Duration: 5-Day Workshop
Dates: 11-15 November 2019
Venue: Montparnasse PARIS
Price: € 750
DEPOSIT DUE BEFORE 31 August 2019

This is a fantastic opportunity of study French figure drawing of the past and present in the art capital of the world! Advance your life drawing skills in the studio under the guidance of Paris Academy of Art instructor, Sébastien Jupille. Explore the key 19th-century drawing courses, which remain as relevant now as they did in their own day. And with exclusive access to the Louvre Museum, spend one day copying its antique Greek and Roman sculptures that inspired preeminent neoclassical artists like Prud'hon and Ingres.

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International Workshops

Be inspired and travel to the very source of classical drawing and painting in Europe,
and join one of our international workshops.

Classical Art Atelier Paris
 
French Classical Figure Drawing Workshop

PARIS France, 15-19 November 2019
with Adrian Cooke and Sébastien Jupille

Study classical figure drawing in the French style at our leafy studio in the heart of Paris, and enjoy exclusive access to draw at the Louvre Museum, as we begin with the 'atelier method' of copying from sculpture casts. Learn the fundamental techniques of figure drawing with Adrian Cooke before practising advanced life drawing skills with Sébastien Jupille from the Paris Academy of Art.

Savour the magical atmosphere of Paris - the art capital of the world!

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Painting

"The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands." - Leonardo Da Vinci

BOTANICAL WATERCOLOUR PAINTING WORKSHOP
with MARY DILLON
Duration: 3-Day Workshop
Dates: 06-08 September 2019
Venue: CORK CITY
Price: € 300
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In this three-day introduction to botanical watercolour painting, Mary Dillon will guide you through her process of capturing the very essence of the plant - its beauty, frailty, strength and intimacy, in a scientifically truthful manner. This workshop is suitable for newcomers to botanical art, as well as offering new tips to more experienced botanical artists.

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