Drawing Studies 2014

Sylvia Farrelly



Drawing Studies 2014 Classes

Develop Your Drawing Potential

The 2014 series of drawing classes provide a comprehensive introduction to the techniques of drawing. The main focus of the Winter series is ‘Drawing Portraits and Figure Studies’. Course participants will have the opportunity to make studies from works of art, from the life model and from the architectural environment of the Gallery, under the guidance of professional artists.


Winter Drawing Classes 2014 - Please note: the Winter Drawing Classes are now sold out. Tickets are available for the Spring classes.
Drawing Portraits and Figure Studies
Classes take place between 11am-1pm

18 January   Working from a model with Joe Dunne RHA, Artist (SOLD OUT)

25 January*   Drawing from life in colour with Sahoko Blake, Artist  (SOLD OUT)

1 February   Figure and life drawing with Sahoko Blake, Artist (SOLD OUT)

8 February   Drawing portraits in black and white with Alan Daly, Artist (SOLD OUT)

15 February   Drawing portraits using colour effects with Grainne Dowling, Artist (SOLD OUT)

22 February   The drawn portrait using tonal effects with Grainne Dowling, Artist (SOLD OUT)

1 March   Drawing portraits in colour with Alan Daly, Artist (SOLD OUT)

8 March   Working with a model on figure studies with Joe Dunne RHA, Artist (SOLD OUT)


Spring Drawing Classes 2014
Still Life and Figure Drawing
Classes take place between 11am-1pm

22 March   Figure Drawing with Michelle Boyle, Artist

29 March   Still-Life Drawing with Conor Walton, Artist

5 April   Drawing Portraits with Louise Neiland, Artist

12 April   Life Drawing with John Keating, Artist


Details: Winter and Spring Classes
Time: 11am-1pm. Numbers limited to 12 per class.
Location: Millennium Wing Studio;
Tickets: €25 per class from the Gallery Shop 01 663 3518 (from 15 December 2013). Drawing Studies tickets non-refundable. Course Assistant: Caomhán Mac Con Iomaire. Information: education@ngi.ie

Course Information:
Folding stools and drawing boards will be provided. Some equipment is provided, but participants should bring their own equipment, as per the suggestions below.

Equipment guidelines:

• A3 or A4 spiral-bound sketchbooks                
• 2B-6B pencils and coloured pencils
• Black Conté crayon, putty rubber
• Compressed charcoal, graphite
• Canson paper or heavy cartridge paper
• Masking tape, Pritt stick, fine sandpaper, ruler