Exploring Abstraction – Mary O’Connor
July 8 - July 11| €450
Artist: Mary O’Connor
Course Date: 8th – 11th July
Medium: Mixed media
Participants: Maximum 10
Course level: Beginners to Advanced
Course Cost: €450
Mary is a painter and printmaker living in Dublin.
Born in Wexford She studied visual communication and 3D design at DIT in Dublin, and painting at Chelsea College of Art, London, and in New Zealand. She also lived in Belize and Kazakhstan; during her time there She published two books of photojournalism on Central Asia. She repatriated in 2014.
This stimulating workshop explores contemporary approaches to painting. It’s the perfect jump-start for those who want to explore abstract painting for the first time and those who want to gather a few new idea sources. We will work through drawing and painting. Designed to encourage you to explore new ways of seeing, you will work within the scope of carefully prepared projects, which will provide strong direction and structure and also with plenty of flexibility that will encourage each student’s individual creative instincts to flourish. Suitable for experienced artists as well as beginners, who want to explore new ways of seeing as well as those who wish to expand their creative instinct.
* Note – course cost does not include accommodation. Artform also provides an artist accommodation package.
Details on art materials required to participate in the course will be provided after signing up to the course.