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CANCELLED – April 2020 Painting Workshop at Kilmacurragh with Rod Coyne
April 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm€10 – €100
As of yesterday we have an update of the Covid-19 quarantine extension till 5th of May.
We must now confirm a postponement of our 25th of April 2020 painting workshop.
We will revert with alternative dates shortly. In the meantime please keep safe and follow HSE/NHS advice.
April 2020 Painting Workshop at Kilmacurragh
Our April 2020 Painting Workshop at Kilmacurragh with Rod Coyne is scheduled in time to catch the vibrant rhododendrons in full bloom at these Botanical Gardens.
We offer a €20 early-bird discount. So just Scroll down to the bottom of this page to book your workshop ticket. Or you can purchase a voucher here for artistic friends & family.
Students depicting a carpet of pink petals at the Kilmacurragh outdoor painting workshop.
Painting Workshop at Kilmacurragh – What’s provided?
1. Painting demonstration: from blank canvas to finished picture
2. Drawing tuition and guidance with an experienced, practicing artist
3. Technical advise on colour mixing and composition
4. Direction on interpreting light and reading the landscape
5. Practical suggestions for painting outdoors
6. Historical insights and views of the beautiful Wicklow scenery
Workshop at Kilmacurragh Itinerary
We meet at this scenic Wicklow location at 10am. And then Rod Coyne will provide a painting demonstration to start the day. This demo is the perfect introduction so the group start their own art works in confidence. Rod is on hand with tips and techniques for all students. And these are designed to be appropriate to students individual level of skill.
There is a much needed break for lunch before completing the days work at 4pm. The emphasis is on enjoying the painting process in an informal and friendly atmosphere. As a result his workshop is suitable for beginners right up to experienced painters. Student are encouraged to learn from their peers, so everyone adds to the group dynamic.
We can provide a full set drawing and painting materials and equipment for the day at a surcharge of € 25 per day. Or students can simply avail of an easel & drawing-board combination at a rate of €10 per day. Please note both of these options need to be booked in advance using the ticket system below. Alternatively students are welcome to bring their own materials and equipment. So must-have items such as paint, brushes, canvas / paper, easels, drawing-boards, rags, jars and solvents will be needed. A list of essential materials is available on request.
Please see our workshop T&C’s.
Previous Painting Workshop Slideshow
Painting Workshop Accommodation
Avoca Painting School can provide accommodation for you with our local B&B and Hotel partners. You’ll see a booking option in the ticket section below.
We have prepared a list of local providers here, if you prefer to book your own over-night stay.