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Masterclass Travel Sketching Course: Drawing and Painting on Location

Week One: Saturday 22 & Sunday 23rd June      
Week Two: Saturday 29 & Sunday 30th June
11:00 - 4:00pm

Join artist, David Smith for a series of workshops and travel trips over 2 weekends that explore drawing, sketching and water media painting in urban, rural and botanical environments.

Week One: Saturday 22 & Sunday 23rd June           

Week Two: Saturday 29 & Sunday 30th June           

11am - 4pm

Learn the basics of quick sketching and painting to capture the essence of a location or experience. Using The Dock as a base, you will take part in some drawing/painting demonstrations, workshops, tips, tricks and travel trips around Carrick on Shannon and further afield Knockvicar Organic Gardens, Co .Roscommon (you must have your own transport for offsite locations) Over the course of 2 weekends you will build up a series of sketchbook studies and technical skills with the eventual aim to create a larger finished work.

Knockvicar, Boyle, Co Roscommon has been serving the local community and beyond for 20 years. Its orchard, gardens and dozen tunnels still surprise many who are only now discovering its plants, fresh produce and various events which are hosted throughout the year. Open to all from 9-5 Monday to Friday year round, and Saturdays 10-3 from April through September with a guided tour on Saturdays at 3pm.

David Smith is an artist based in Sligo. He has exhibited in group and solo shows in Ireland, Europe, The US and Hong Kong. He has lectured at a number of art colleges including recently at the Savannah College of Art & Design in Hong Kong.

Further information about the artist

Please bring a small camera, smartphone and/or tablet if you have one

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