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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 & Painting

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

LIFE DRAWING TECHNIQUES
10-WEEK COURSE
with ADRIAN COOKE
Duration: 10-Week Course
WATERFORD: Mondays 7-9.30pm
30 Sept.-09 Dec. 2019

Price: € 300
FULLY BOOKED

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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PORTRAIT DRAWING
2-DAY WEEKEND WORKSHOP
with ADRIAN COOKE
Duration: 2-Day Workshop
CORK: Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm
12-13 October 2019

WATERFORD: Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm
19-20 October 2019

Price: € 175

This 2-day workshop introduces you to drawing the classical portrait in pencil and charcoal, covering all of the technical and aesthetic aspects of portrait drawing, from the structure and anatomy of facial features to achieving likeness and creating expression.

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ESSENTIAL DRAWING & PAINTING | 3-DAY WORKSHOP
with ADRIAN COOKE
Duration: 3-Day Workshop
WATERFORD: Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm
08-10 November 2019

Full Price: € 250
1 Day Drawing: € 100 / 2 Days Painting: € 200

This 3-day workshop introduces you to drawing the classical portrait in pencil and charcoal, covering all of the technical and aesthetic aspects of portrait drawing, from the structure and anatomy of facial features to achieving likeness and creating expression.

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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.

French Classical Figure Drawing Workshop

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

Classical Art Atelier Paris

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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