September Painting Workshop at Glendalough with Rod Coyne

September Painting Workshop at Glendalough with Rod Coyne

Avoca Painting School’s Painting Workshop at Glendalough with Rod Coyne is a chance to channel the spirit of St Kevin at one of Wicklow’s most stunning mountain lakes.

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.

Photo dpicting a student makes the finishing touches at the end of a successful day's work from our Painting Workshop at Glendalough in 2019.
Student makes the finishing touches at the end of a successful day’s work from our Painting Workshop at Glendalough in 2019.

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 host, Rod Coyne, completes his painting demo for eager students. There is a magical air on Glendalough's upper lake, a jewel of ire land's ancient east.
Workshop host, Rod Coyne, completes his painting demo for eager students. There is a magical air on Glendalough’s upper lake, a jewel of ire land’s ancient east.

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.

More about our workshops on Facebook and Twitter.

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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.

July Painting Workshop at Kilmacurragh with Rod Coyne

July 2020 Painting Workshop at Kilmacurragh

Avoca Painting School’s July Painting Workshop at Kilmacurragh with Rod Coyne is scheduled in time to catch the vibrant fauna 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.

Photo of students enjoy working in the sunshine at the July Painting Workshop from 2019.
Students enjoy working in the sunshine at the July Painting Workshop from 2019.

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

Photo os student "plein air" set up at the July Painting Workshop from 2019.
Student’s “plein air” set up at the July Painting Workshop from 2019.

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 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.

More about our workshops on Facebook and Twitter.

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 2020 Painting Workshop at the Meetings with Rod Coyne

June Painting Workshop at Meeting of the Waters

Avoca Painting School’s June Painting Workshop at the Meeting of the Waters with Rod Coyne is a chance to channel the spirit of poet Thomas Moore on the banks of his beloved Avoca River.

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.

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.

More about our workshops on Facebook and Twitter.

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.

May 2020 Painting Workshop at Knockanree Gardens with Rod Coyne

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 is relaxing in the afternoon sun with Rod Coyne at Knockanree Gardens.
Painting is relaxing in the afternoon sun with Rod Coyne at Knockanree Gardens.

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

Photo depicting students set about capturing the red Japanese bridge nesting in lush greens at our Workshop at Knockanree Gardens in 2019.
Students set about capturing the red Japanese bridge nesting in lush greens at our Workshop at Knockanree Gardens in 2019.

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.

More about our workshops on Facebook and Twitter.

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.

Anchor your Composition – Reap the Rewards.

Anchor your Composition – Reap the Rewards.

Anchor your composition and you will always be rewarded. Using a view finder and taking time to plan what you want to paint and you’ll be starting on a solid composition foundation. Rod Coyne shares  his painting plan. The full one hour video is now available on DVD and Digital Download here.

With over 25 years experience, Rod Coyne is considered one of the most exciting landscape painters in Ireland today. This DVD and download is about spontaneity, visual composition, and trusting your impulse. If you want to loosen up your landscape painting style or sit back and Rod do the work – this master-class is for you. With his affable approach, this artist will inspire painters and Ireland fans alike.

Rod explaining the view finder during the "secrets of the Palette Knife" DVD.
Rod explaining the view finder during the “Secrets of the Palette Knife” DVD.

There’s more to “Secrets of the Palette Knife” than just painting. Spend a day with artist Rod Coyne in the spectacular surroundings of the “Garden of Ireland”. He invites you to his plein air studio on a hidden shore of the Avoca River. In this 60 minute film the artist shares a both hypnotising and meditative insight into the process of creating a picture from beginning to end. Coyne’s expert guidance into palette painting will whisk you along just as the River flows through the Vale of Avoca.

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The full one hour video is now available on DVD and Digital Download here.

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Packing for Plein Air Painting

Packing for Plein Air Painting

Rod Coyne shares what he’s packing for plein air painting these days. The full one hour video is now available on DVD and Digital Download here.

With over 20 years experience, Rod Coyne is one of the most exciting landscape painters in Ireland today. This DVD is about spontaneity, visual composition, and trusting your inner impulse. Whether you want to loosen up your landscape painting style or sit back and rod do the work – this master-class is for you. With his affable approach, this artist will inspire painters and Ireland fans alike.

There’s more to “Secrets of the Palette Knife” than just painting. Spend a day with artist Rod Coyne in the spectacular surroundings of the “Garden of Ireland”. He invites you to his plein air studio on a hidden shore of the Avoca River. In this 60 minute film Coyne shares a both hypnotising and meditative insight into the process of creating a picture from beginning to end. The artist’s expert guidance into palette painting will whisk you along just as the River flows through the Vale of Avoca.

#PaintingTip

#ArtTip

The full one hour video is now available on DVD and Digital Download here.

Latest news on Facebook.

Upcoming Courses.