Invite to Art Academy Easter Camp via Zoom

Hello Art Academy artists,
I hope everyone is holding up ok. Of course we have no art camps until further notice. I miss my lovely artists. In the meantime however I am putting together an online offering for you, my Art Academy artists. So that you can continue your wonderful art, at a time when it is needed most.
This is my first shot at a Zoom class so please be patient and bear with me. I’d love for you to join through Zoom. There is no payment for this class. If all goes well, and if you really want to there will be a chance to make a donation. Let’s see how we go.
The Zoom Art Academy Easter camp will run from Monday 6th – Thursday 9th | 11am-1pm each day.
You are invited to a Zoom Art Academy Camp
When: Apr 6, 2020 11:00 AM Dublin – 1pm Monday -Thursday
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Materials list:
You may or may not have everything on this list but don’t worry
Ideally for this art camp you will need:
white and black acrylic paint,
A selection of paintbrushes in various sizes, large for painting the ground and small ones for details
paper towels,
an artist’s palette and
2 canvases. The canvases I will be using are 40cm x 50.5cm but use what you have.
I realise that most of the art shops are closed at the moment. have advised me they are delivering but there is a delay. So use what you have at home. Canvas or wooden panels are best but If you’ve run out of canvas, you could paint on a cardboard or paper surface. If you’ve run out of white paint use the lightest colour paint you have in place of white. Of course protect your furniture with table covers and wear clothes and shoes you don’t mind getting art on. *Terenure Office may have art supplies to deliver to you
If you have any questions about materials or in general feel free to reach out.
I look forward to seeing you on Monday and creating some art together.
Kindest regards
Sheila Flaherty
Da Vinci Box Owner and Founder

Art Academy 

Botticelli’s Birth of Venus Masterpieces by Week 1 Easter Camp Artists.

Congratulations to Ruth, Sarah, Oisín, Ava, Karl, Olaf, Seán, Lucy, Isobel, Aoileann, Nicola and Róise on completion of their Botticelli Birth of Venus masterpieces today at Art Academy art camp. They have done a wonderful job spending their Easter holidays creating beautiful art, learning new skills and making friends.

The original painting by Botticelli was created over 500 years ago and you can go to visit it in Florence Italy in the Uffizi Galleries. Take a look at their website here.

Some Renaissance art books for children we took at look at this week are: Botticelli by Mike Venezia and Rennaisance published by Usbourne

These can be borrowed from Rathmines Library 

The art sticker book we used was bought from the shop at the gorgeous National Gallery of Ireland.  

Art Academy wishes everyone a very happy Easter. Tomorrow is the final day of camp for the 6-9 yo artists and we are looking forward to art camp for the 9-14 yo next week.


#Botticelli #Uffizzigalleries Uffizi Gallery#Gallerieuffizi #Rennaisance #artcamp #ArtAcademy


Photo ref: Uffizi galleries website

Photo ref: Uffizi galleries website

Photo ref: Uffizi galleries website

Photo ref: Uffizi galleries website


Easter Art camp 2019

Hi all,

I hope those of you on midterm are having a lovely time. Art Academy is now open to take bookings for our Easter Camps. These are 4 day art camps to allow for Easter Friday and Monday.

Week 1 6-9 years | 10am – 2pm | Mon 15th – Thur 18th April 2019

Week 2 10-14 years | 10am – 2pm | Tue 23rd – Fri 26th April 2019

You can email ( or post the details outlined in the booking form below and pay a deposit of €50 by PalPal, postal order or cheque to secure your place.

As usual first come, first served as we like to keep the group small and focused. Share and pass on if you know someone who also might be interested.

Thank you. Sheila