Meditative Art For Mindful Living
Meditative Art For Mindful Living Involving the making of pieces of art using colour theory, geometric shapes & mandala, this is a powerful stress management skill which permits the participant to focus on the present moment enabling him or her to connect with his or her own inner wisdom leading to rewarding life experiences.
Creative Book Making Workshop
This course will cover basic book binding techniques and an exploration of contemporary book making styles suitable for anyone interested in making books. In the classes we will explore the creative application of traditional and non–traditional materials to the book format, as well as sculptural aspects of artist books. Also covered: Folded books and miniature books. See http://sandisexton.com/ for an idea of what you could produce.
Please note that there will be a small additional charge for materials which will be supplied by the tutor.
New Acrylic Painting
New Acrylic Painting Painting is one of the most rewarding ways to express yourself artistically, and this course will explore the medium of Acrylic paint, a medium which is both flexible and durable.
This class is suited to both beginners and for people with some experience in painting. During the course we will work on different skills, methods and techniques, such as perspective, colour mixing and paint application.
Our subject matter will include landscape, still life and portraiture, and we will look at other famous artists’ work for inspiration and exciting ideas.
Students of this class will benefit and grow from getting individual support and tuition and they will be encouraged to develop their own personal style.
Drawing for Beginners
This course involves learning how to realistically draw what you see by accessing the creative part of your brain. Proven drawing techniques and skills will enable you to accurately draw from observation, from photos/artwork and from your own memory and imagination. The tutor will work closely with students, providing continual constructive feedback on each individual’s work. Subjects will include the human face, body, nature, still life, animals, basic perspective and much more. B, 2B and 4B pencils, an A3 sketchpad, a good soft eraser and a pencil sharpener that holds shavings will be the materials required. See http://www.nicolasedgwick.com/
New Continuation Drawing
New Continuation Drawing This course is for students who have completed our Beginners Drawing course and/or Drawing & Painting course. You will refresh techniques and learn many more, further developing artistic skills that will ultimately help you to draw with greater ease, confidence and finesse.
Subjects covered: Overview of the essential methods; new methods and techniques, including textures, tones and effects; the world of nature from scenes to close-ups; further exploration of the human body; children; face angles and expressions; more on perspective; a look at cartoons and caricature; working with pen and ink; and much more!
Drawing and Painting
This is a busy course! It is accepted that accurate drawings are the basis for good realistic paintings, so along with learning the fundamentals of acrylics, pastels and watercolours, proven drawing techniques will also be taught. Over the weeks students will draw and paint various subjects from observation, as well as from photos/artwork. The tutor will work closely with students, providing continual constructive feedback on each individual’s work. One or two additional media may also be introduced during the course. Time will also be given for students to explore their preferred media and subject matter. A list of required materials will be given out at enrolment. . See http://www.nicolasedgwick.com/
Schedule & Pricing
|1||Introduction to Acrylic Painting||Mon||6.00 – 9.00||€150||10||18-Sep|
|2||Drawing Beginners||Mon||6.00 – 9.00||€150||10||18-Sep|
|3||Creative Book Making Workshop||Mon||6.00 – 7.30||€120||10||18-Sep|
|4||Drawing & Painting||Tue||6.00 – 9.00||€150||10||19-Sep|
|5||Meditative Art For Mindful Living||Wed||7.45 – 9.15||€80||10||20-Sep|
|6||Continuation Drawing||Wed||6.00 – 9.00||€150||10||20-Sep|