Ancora Imparo “I am Still Learning” It was in his 87th year that the great Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo uttered these words – an ancient testament to the modern idea of lifelong learning. Art being the greatest adventure of them all.
I got to teach some incredible artists this week between the ages of 6-14 years old. I am so proud of them. They put huge efforts into recreating the Edvard Munch masterpiece The Scream over the mid-term break.
Huge congratulations to: Emily. Marianne, Hannah, Catherine, Giulia, Marco, Emilia, Tadgh, oisín, cillian, seóna, ciarán, cornelia, penelope, and seán. Very well done guys.
The Halloween Art Academy Camp is now completely sold out. Waiting list only. Those who are booked, thank you. Excited to see you at the end of next month.
Last two spots left for the Art Academy at Mid-term / Halloween Art Camp. Please share. Someone you know may know a wonderful young artist who deserves a spot. #artcamp #ArtAcademy #Midterm #Halloween
Check out these incredible masterpieces. Christopher attended the Art Academy Summer camp 2019 and wowed everyone with his artistic talent. It soon became clear that there was more than one artist in the family. He and his mom Joanna created extra Rosa Bonheur mastercopies at home and kindly shared their beautiful work featured below. Well done to this awesome, creative mom and son art team.
Some of you are aware of my secret project Da Vinci box I’ve been putting together behind the scenes. Here is a sneak peek at a speed drawing
If you’d like a peek inside Da Vinci Box, take a little look here.
If you’d like to see how this lightbulb was drawn check us out on Youtube:
#speeddrawing #timelapse #drawing #DaVinciBox #realismdrawing
I’ll keep you updated on this project. I’m very excited to share more soon.
Disney’s The Lion King remake is in cinemas at the moment. From monkeys to lions, the Art Academy artists have painted them all.
We are off to a very colourful start here at this week’s Art Academy Summer Camp as we welcome 12 promising artist’s to their week of Rosa Bonheur painting. Stay tuned to see their work progess. I am very excited to see what these guys can do as so far, I’m impressed with their work ethic and colour mixing skill.
Phew, it’s just a bunch of 7 and 8 year olds making their block-ins, ahead of creating their Mastercopies of 19th Century realism art. The painting’s are starting to look so real you would be forgiven for thinking these were real lions.
The artists are studying the work of world famous artist Rosa Bonheur. Rosa Bonheur
was a french artist and her largest and most famous work can be seen in New York’s wonderful Met Museum
. We do however have one of her paintings here in Ireland, a beautiful painting of a stag (the animal not the pre-wedding weekend away): https://www.theartstory.org/artist-bonheur-rosa-life-and-legacy.htm
#fineart #painting #arthistory #RosaBonheur #lions #Artcamp #Summercamp2019 www.artacademy.ie
I’m having fun prepping some exercise for Art Academy next week. Excited for our fun week of art ahead. See you then.