Sunday, March 2, 2014

Art Courses and Children's Summer  School


at Bunbury Art Studio

Welcome to my 15th season of art workshops in my studio !

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 or inquire further -
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1.Watercolour Days
 1 day  €60  - tutor Trudi Doyle
This day will  help you develop a range of simple techniques in watercolour.
 I will  show you  how to use  and mix  colour, lay washes, paint wet in wet  and compose  a painting,  all demonstrated in an easy paint- along method .
I will increase your understanding of this  beautiful medium,  giving you the confidence  to produce paintings to be proud of.
You will complete  at least one painting and several sketches.
 May -  Monday 5th Watercolour Day   (bank holiday) 1 day €60 
 ( Booked with Drawing  day - Sun May 4th -€105)
August- Monday 4th Watercolour Day   (bank holiday) 1 day €60  
 Booked with Drawing  day  Sunday 3th August   -$105)
September - Saturday 13th Watercolour Day  1 day €60  
 Booked with Advanced  watercolour  day  Sunday 14th Sept   -$115)

2.Watercolour weekend    
 September  Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th -  2 day €115
 tutor Trudi Doyle
  Day 1- I  will  help you develop a range of simple techniques in watercolour;  show you  how to use  & mix  colour, lay washes, paint wet in wet  & compose a painting , all demonstrated in an easy paint along method .

Day 2 -I will help you to loosen up , enliven your work and stretch your knowledge of watercolour beyond the usual .We will experiment with techniques and“tricks of the trade” such as  sponging , salt effects, cling film textures and masking.
You will also learn the little known  secrets of  transparent watercolours  and learn
 how to achieve fresh,  luminous and vibrant  paintings . 

Book one day €60  or  both days  €115                                                              


3.Drawing  Days  €50   tutor Trudi Doyle   

Back by popular demand !                                              

This drawing day will be enjoyed  by painters who  have  bypassed drawing and by anyone taking their first creative steps. These essential drawing techniques  will  improve and enrich your sketching and painting  more than you can imagine.
 May- Sunday 4th Drawing Day
(Booked with Watercolour day -Sun  3rd  €5 reduction - =€105)

August- Sunday 3rd Drawing Day                                                   (Booked with Watercolour day -Sun  3rd  €5 reduction - =€105)

 4. Advanced   Watercolour  
1  day €60..tutor Trudi Doyle 
September  Sunday 14th

Loosen up , enliven your work and stretch your knowledge of watercolour beyond the usual .We will experiment with techniques  and “tricks of the trade” such as  salt effects, cling film textures,  mixed media  and masking.
If you find your painting becomes dull and muddy as you work on it ... I will  solve the problem ..learn the little known  secrets of  transparent watercolours  and learn how
 to achieve fresh,  luminous and vibrant  paintings.



CHILDRENS ART and NATURE SUMMER SCHOOL (3 day) Ages 4 to 11   boys and girls
Painting , Drawing and Collage. Stimulate the imagination
 Children will .also enjoy outdoor nature walks to encourage observation skills –weather permitting- and interactive fun and games in the garden. 
All Materials provided.
Children should bringa packed lunch each day.

  JULY -Tuesday 8th - 
Weds 9th  and Thurs 10th   

fee €75 ( 2 children from same family €60 each  )  
 ( All materials included)

From 10.30 am to 2.30pm each day    

 Classes are held in warm well lit  studio with large gothic  windows  looking out on a mature  leafy  garden , by  a quiet laneway  to scenic countryside .   
MATERIALS please bring your own brushes , paints, paper   etc  However a basic selection is for sale at the studio.  A list of suggested materials will be sent to you on receipt of  booking.
 THE COURSES  Classes begin at 10am. Refreshments; teas, coffee etc.  available all day
 LUNCH BREAK 12.30 to 2PM.  You have a choice. Bring  your own packed lunch  or avail of  Lunch in local Restaurant Rathwood. FINISH AT 4PM - If classes run over time,  the studio remains open until 5 pm , relax,  finish your work or just browse through Trudi’s art books.  
 ACCOMMODATION -list of  B&B’s / Hotels will be sent  to you by email  or post if required on completion of booking .

Book on line  via email-
to book or inquire 
or text Trudi 0876658500 for information
Feedback - random samples -
 "Thank you for the wonderful watercolour day . I  have been admiring your work at the Kilkenny Arts festival for years and really admire your style, it was great to learn so much in one day !"M. K. Dublin

"I had a great day in your studio. Thank you for  your watercolour expertise and for your patience.  I will be back !"  D. B. Wexford
" You are a brilliant teacher Trudi , thank you for sharing your gifts " J. K. Dublin

" I hope to return for another watercolour course soon , I enjoyed my day with you very much and  your studio and lovely garden. Thank you  " T.B.Kilkenny.

"I wanted to improve my drawing. Your Drawing day was so good , I'm coming back for more " 
J.D. Carlow

Watercolour day
Summer school
Watercolour class


Children Summer school

The Studio
Albertine Rose in the garden  
Foxglove and white rose

1 comment:

  1. Booking Open on all courses /workshops from March 2014