Weekend Courses at Brushstrokes Art School

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All courses €75. These courses take place on Sundays
between 11am-4.30pm
Materials can be supplied for €10 per course
Book any two couses and get a 20% discount. €120
Book any three courses and get a fourth FREE.


How to Draw with Confidence - 15/03/15

draw-with-confidence-small-2Drawing, whilst being a wonderful art form in its own right is also the foundation to all painting. However some find it less exciting than painting and often intimidating. Consequently it is not given the time which ultimately limits your painting development. This course will help you to simplify your approach and layer through stages to improve and progress your drawing abilities.


How to Paint How with Knife - 12/04/15

knife-painting-smallA fun and exciting way to paint with texture, knife painting allows for development of freedom and expression in your work.





How to Paint Loose Free Watercolours - 26/04/15

loose-free-watercolour-smallLearn how to break out of restrictions and paint with fluidity and confidence with the versatility and immediacy of watercolours.




Life Drawing with Model - 03/05/15

life-drawing-image-smallThe challenge of drawing the nude figure from life. This is a wonderfully  rewarding way to improve your observational  skills which in turn feeds all other areas of your drawing and painting.





Life Painting with Model - 17/05/15

life-painting-image-smallThis course can be a stand alone or a follow on from the drawing from life. It offers an opportunity for challenge and learning in any painting medium you prefer. Figure painting is without doubt one of the most difficult compositions to undertake but extremly rewarding.



How to Capture Mood and Atmosphere in your Painting - 24/05/15

mood-atmosphere-smallCreating a painting with vitality, drama and atmosphere that draws you in relies very strongly on your ability to use colour correctly and blending techniques. These are elements we will explore in your chosen medium allowing you to bring these characteristics to any composition.


How to Paint Loose Colourful Oils/Acrylics - 31/05/15

loose-colourful-oils-acrylics-smallRegardless of your current style it is always a benefit to develop a loose fun approach to painting even just for the purposes of study and exploration. This course will help you to simplify your painting while adding a sense of drama, spontaneity and fun.


How to Paint with Chalk Pastels  14/06/15

paint-chalk-pastels-smallPastels are a very versatile medium both on their own or as mixed media. Also as a dry medium they are ideal for outdoor study work. This course will suit anyone wishing to improve your current abilities in pastel or try out a new medium.




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