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CANCELLED – June 2020 Painting Workshop at the Meetings

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

€10 – €100
Photo of Rod Coyne's demo piece from the June Painting Workshop in 2019. It depicts a painting of the bridge on the easel with the stone bridge in the background.


As of Friday we have an update of the Covid-19 travel restrictions for the coming months.

We must now confirm the postponement of our 27th of June 2020 painting workshop.

The painting workshop on the 4th of July is going ahead as planned and we are now taking bookings.

Link: https://avocagallery.com/event/july-painting-workshop-at-kilmacurragh-with-rod-coyne/

Likewise we expect to be going ahead with our August and September workshops as planned.

For those of you who had the workshop postponed you can now opt into one of the following workshops in July, August or September.

Photo of happy painting students at the end of the day from the June Painting Workshop in 2019.
Happy painting students at the end of the day, photo from the June Painting Workshop in 2019.

Painting Workshop at Meeting of the Waters – 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

Photo depicting a student using a view finder to create a balanced composition from the June Painting Workshop in 2019.
Student using a view finder to create a balanced composition from the June Painting Workshop in 2019.

Workshop at Meeting of the Waters 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 can start their own art works with confidence. Rod is on hand with tips and techniques for all students. And this know-how is designed to be appropriate to students individual level of skill.

There is a much needed break for lunch before completing the day’s work at 4pm. The emphasis is on enjoying the painting process through an informal and friendly atmosphere. As a result this workshop is suitable for beginners right up to experienced painters. Student are encouraged to learn from their peers, so that everyone can add to the group dynamic.

We can provide a full set drawing & 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, palettes,  canvas / paper, easels, drawing-boards, rags, jars and water (or solvents) will be needed. A list of essential materials is available on request.

Please see our workshop T&C’s.

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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.


June 27
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
€10 – €100
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Meeting of the Waters
Metting of the Waters
Wicklow, Ireland


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