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Portrait Painting // A 2-Day Workshop with Oisin Roche @ BLOCK T
Sun 23 October 2016, 11:00 – 17:00 IST
BLOCK T Skillsets presents // A 2-day Portrait Painting workshop with the artist Oisin Roche // Sunday October 23rd & 30th // 11:00 - 17:00
Learn to paint the portrait in the style of the old masters, working with a live model over 2 sessions. Work with one of the field's leading artists and educators - Oisin Roche - in an intimate, atelier-style setting.
This course will cover:
* Advice on paints and materials to help you achieve the best results
* Colour theories, colour mixing, use of the palette
* How to create realistic form - work with light, shadow and space
Course fee: 2 sessions - €135
1 session - €70
This course will take place on Sunday October 23rd & Sunday October 30th, from 11:00 until 17:00, with an hour for lunch
* Deposit option available, pay the remainder in cash on the first day
** A 20% discount is available to students/unwaged, please contact for details
A 10% discount is available on all materials from Evan's Art Supplies: 5 - 6 Meetinghouse Ln, Mary's Abbey, Dublin 7
All model fees are included in the price.
A materials list will be sent to all participants (canvas, brushes & paints)
TUTOR: Oisin's first solo exhibition was with the Guinness Gallery Foxrock in 1992 and he has had several one man exhibitions of his paintings since, the last being with Adams Auctioneers, Dublin 2013.
Oisin's work is based on the study of nature based on a classical foundation of drawing and composition. His skillful use of the expressive possibilities of oil paint such as impasto, chiaroscuro, and glazing - techniques he perfected from intensive study of the old masters - gives his paintings a lasting character.
He recently won the Award for Outstanding Portraiture 2014 - Irish Arts Review/Ireland US Council
BLOCK T Studios, 8 Basin View, Dublin 8 (at the south west tip of Guinness Storehouse, adjacent to Fatima Luas stop)
Enquiries/booking, please e-mail: email@example.com or phone +353 (0)1 535 1014