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    Classical Drawing & Painting Programme 2019-20
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CLASSICAL DRAWING & PAINTING
COURSES & WORKSHOPS 2019-20

Drawing Painting Study Abroad

Our 2019-20 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! **

10% Art Supplies Discount!

We've teamed up with Cork Art Supplies to give you a 10% discount on all your art supplies for 12 months when you enrol for any one of our courses or workshops!

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

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.

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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Enrol for one of our workshops

Start learning the methods and techniques of the Old Masters

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of each course or workshop, you will have gained a very good understanding and appreciation for the methods and techniques involved in classical drawing or painting, as well as its historical context and how it can benefit your own work regardless of your style.

Learn the rules like a professional, so you can break them like an artist.
- Pablo Picasso

As well as being a guide to traditional atelier (or ‘studio’) practice, our courses and workshops also aim to contribute to your own contemporary work by investigating four of the key components that comprise almost all visual art: design, line, value and form, and then applying what you’re learning to your own expressive end. By improving your technical skills and gaining a greater understanding of these timeless principles, you’ll be able to see your own work in a new light.

Features
  • Basic materials included
  • 10% discount on art supplies
  • Detailed hand-outs
  • Practical exercises
  • Live models
  • Demonstrations
  • Slide & video presentations
  • Refreshments provided