Learn To Draw Over The Mid-Term Break

Hi all,
This time of year I would normally run the Art Academy art camp over the midterm break. Not this year of course. In lieu of those classes I am posting online classes. They are downloadable and you have unlimited access to learn to make impressive, professional art in your own time and space. Kindly share with arty, creative friends or those who have arty teens at home. Or enjoy some sketching yourselves. Sheila

Make The World’s Easiest Impressive Gold Prosecco Bottle Painting

If the last time you made a painting you were still in a school uniform Da Vinci Box is here to bring a bit of joy to your lockdown. This painting looks very impressive when it’s finished. When you are shown the secrets and tricks to achieving it, you’ll realise how easy and enjoyable it is to make professional art.
Get ready to unlock your inner artist with Da Vinci Boxes EASY to follow step-by-step art tutorial by fine artist Sheila Flaherty and have all the art materials needed delivered straight to your door. When you are shown how, it’s amazing what you will do. Enjoy creating impressive art from your own home with Da Vinci Box. Order here from Etsy and challenge yourself to create the “Da Vinci Box Midas Touch” painting and then sit back and bask in all the compliments of your achievement.
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Prosecco not included :-(. Art materials only

Step by step tutorial

 

 

Da Vinci Box: Painting Gold Objects. Add some sparkle to your lockdown

Learn to make this impressive, gold bottle painting. Art materials delivered to your door and full online tutorial.

Would you love to paint gold objects in your paintings so they look realistic? Da Vinci Box painting gold, will show you exactly how to make this impressive painting of a gold prosecco bottle. Step by step tutorial video and all the materials you need to make this painting delivered straight to your door.

If you have never painted before, be prepared to impress yourself. If you have painted then you can add another skill to your repertoire. Don’t be bored this lockdown, unlock your inner artist. You were created to create. Pre-sale Buy now and receive in November. 🍾🖌🌟
*This set does not include the bottle of wine unfortunately just the materials to make the painting.

 

 

Get Creative and Learn a New Impressive Skill

Fancy picking up a brand new skill during these boring lockdown days? Or polishing up your existing skills to create impressive, professional art to show off on your social media, give as a gift or decorate the walls of your home? I have created a masterclass on Thinkific suitable for potential artists from beginners to professionals who would like to learn to create hyperrealism drawing. https://sheila-s-school-d963.thinkific.com/courses/hyperrealism-drawing-masterclass Enjoy Sheila Flaherty

 

Art Academy Summer Camp 2020

BIG NEWS: We’re back. Reopening in August with an exciting program of Summer camps in the Harold’s Cross Community Centre (behind Kenilworth Motors).  To protect my wonderful artists, you and your family, we will have social distancing safety protocol in place in compliance with the HSE and the HPSC

The 4 day Classical Art Summer Camps on offer this August are as follows:

Week 1: Tuesday- Friday 4th -7th August 2020 | 10am – 2pm | 6 – 8 yrs

Week 2: Tuesday – Friday 11th – 14th August 2020 | 10am – 2pm | 9-14 yrs

I have a screen grab, pdf and word document of the application form at the end of the blog post for you.  All art materials are supplied but each artist will use individual art packs as opposed to sharing art materials. I’ll take a small number of artists per camp, which is normal for Art Academy anyways but also for social distancing compliance this year. Each artist will have an art station 2 meters apart in the large hall.

I look forward to see you in August,

Sheila

Enjoy learning about famous artists and creating your own masterpiece

Small group for more individual attention Social distancing safety protocol in place

All very welcome regardless of previous artistic experience

Taught by NCAD qualified, Garda e-vetted art teacher

Summer Camp 20 App form

Summer Camp 20 App form

 

Fun Lockdown Activities: Hand Casting: Full Tutorial

A fun art activity you can enjoy at home is casting your hand from alginate. Put a finger down if you have ever had an impression made of your teeth at the dentist? Seaweed based alginate is the product dentists use. You can cast your own hand like you can see in the cover shot or get creative and cast a couple holding hands and experiment with hand poses and gestures. Check out the video for a fun tutorial / art class. (materials list with links below)

Enjoy making hand casts of loved ones. It could be a lovely gift or keepsake. Would you like a tutorial on how to draw the hand cast you made?

Materials used: Alginate impression moulding powder https://amzn.to/3cHEdqf 2L plastic jug Plaster of Paris https://amzn.to/3eYOik8 Kenwood immersion mixer https://amzn.to/2AbMFRn Petroleum jelly Plaster of Paris https://amzn.to/3eYOik8 Bowl https://amzn.to/2Ul5Tel Towel / table covering / something to protect your table / work surfacce Plaster of Paris https://amzn.to/3eYOik8 Blunt knife Acrylic paint: https://amzn.to/30kiO3K Paint brush set: https://amzn.to/3hbhRRB

WARNING: This video is only for entertainment purposes. Always refer to the manufacturer’s instructions. If you rely on the information portrayed in this video, you assume the responsibility for the results. Have fun, but always think ahead, and remember that every project you try is at YOUR OWN RISK.

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Art Academy Online Master Class: Introduction to Artemisia Gentileschi PART III: Blocking In

 

Very well done on your work so far. I am impressed. Here is the video as promised on blocking in. Lots of colour mixing and setting a solid foundation for the painting. Give a call if you get stuck on anything.

I meant to say that it is National Drawing Day on Saturday. I’ll will host a Facebook LIVE to celebrate where we will drawing the statue of Venus from the National Gallery. I’d love to see you then.

Good luck. Happy drawing,

Sheila x

For more art content you can find me on: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sheila_draw… Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sheila.flahe… Twitter: https://twitter.com/sheilaflaherty2 Website/Blog: http://artacademy.ie/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@sheila_artist… Cover Image reference: https://www.wikipedia.org/