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Date: 8th February – 9th February 2020
Artist: Bridget Flannery
Medium: Mixed media
Participants: Maximum 10
Course level: All levels

Born in Cork and graduated from the Crawford College of Art and Design in 1981. A regular exhibitor with the RHA Open Exhibition, Flannery has exhibited nationally and internationally since 1981. Her most recent exhibition is part of MAKingArt: PAINTing at Draíocht Arts Centre in 2019. Her work is held in many of Ireland’s public collections including the Office of Public Works, Wexford County Council and University College Cork. She lives in Carlow with her husband sculptor Robert Frazier and their family.

Course Concept

In this workshop we will work from the natural landscape using quick sketches, drawings and collages to build towards a series of mixed media paintings that reflect a personal experience of the landscape, ‘strandscape’.

During the 2 days we will work both in the studio and outdoors: first day will be spent, weather allowing outside – sketching, drawing, collaging from the landscape, otherwise we will work inside looking out at the landscape through the framework of windows, doorways etc. The second day will be spent working from the sketches to make larger work that explores a personal response to being outdoors. In the mixed media painting we will explore working in collage, pastel and water-based materials e.g. acrylic, watercolour, gouache, ink, on surfaces such as papers of different kinds, canvas, wood panels (plywood and mdf off-cuts).

* Details on art materials required to participate in the course will be provided after signing up to the course. Accommodation is not included in the course price. On request Artform also provides an artist accommodation package.

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