As an artists and/or art teacher I believe that it absolutely imperative that we are the perpetual learner. Here in Ireland there are little hidden pockets of artistic gold waiting to be absorbed. I intend to seek these out, enjoy them for myself to build on my artistic knowledge but also share them with you.
One such gem can be found in Block T. Recently I have had the pleasure of completed the realism oil painting course there, under the expert tutelage of Florentine academy multi-award winning artist Nicholas Benedict Robinson. I will share with you my journey on his course in the images below. It being by no means the poster model but it gives you some idea of how I progressed the painting. We worked from direct observation of the live model for 6 Wednesday evenings. Nicholas is an excellent teacher of this method.
The good news is there is another such upcoming workshop so don’t feel you have missed out. There is a full week coming up 31st July – 4th of August. Keep an eye on the Block T website and Nicholas’s website for further courses. You can check how I got on at the last workshop below: