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CANCELLED – May 2020 Painting Workshop at Knockanree Gardens with Rod Coyne
May 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm€10 – €100
As of yesterday we have an update of the Covid-19 quarantine and social distancing extension till 18th of May.
We must now confirm a postponement of our 9th of May 2020 painting workshop.
We will revert with alternative dates shortly. In the meantime please keep safe and follow HSE/NHS advice.
May Painting Workshop at Knockanree Gardens with Rod Coyne
Avoca Painting School’s Painting Workshop at Knockanree Gardens with Rod Coyne is a chance to channel the spirit of the Orient in one of Wicklow’s best kept secrets.
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 for artistic friends & family.
Painting Workshop at Knockanree Gardens – 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 Knockanree Gardens 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.
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.