Online Courses2024-02-01T19:32:52+00:00

Artform & Big Look

Artform School of Art is delighted to introduce you to Big Look: our partner platform hosting online content by Artform tutors. We are happy to share three online formats for you to choose from – Online Interactive Classes, Membership Courses and Online Mentoring.

With Online Interactive Classes, you get to join a small group of fellow artists and follow a structured course with weekly online live sessions. Each course is priced separately and places are limited.

Membership Courses provides a library of courses you can follow at your own pace and get personalised feedback from tutors through course assignments. Try out the 7-day free trial and Artform’s welcome discount offer below.

Program Director Artform School of Art

Big Look Membership Courses

As a Big Look member, you get access to our growing library of content for an affordable monthly subscription.

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Michael Wann

This new online course is designed to explore in depth the act of looking and drawing the landscape with charcoal in an approachable and enjoyable way.
  • Explore the full range of possibilities of charcoal
  • Identify and following a map for the composition
  • ‘Drawing with light’ technique
  • Get personalised feedback from Michael on your own work
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59€ / month subscription

from their studio to yours -

connect with our tutors online for just 44€ on the first month with the coupon code artformdunmore

One-to-one mentoring clinics

We are delighted to be able to announce this new online learning format on our partner platform Big Look Art. This provides an opportunity to go deep into your practice through a 90 minute focused engagement with a leading artist.

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Melissa O'Donnell

This online one-to-one mentoring clinic entitles you to 90 minutes of focused time on your artistic practice with Melissa.
  • Mentor: Melissa O’Donnell
  • Mentoring clinic dates: 17th & 18th January 2024
  • Duration: 90 minutes of focused time
  • Price: €150
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Live interactive classes

Join a small group of fellow artists and follow a structured course together with weekly live sessions.

Schedule and dates for 2024 courses to be confirmed.

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Weekly painting in oils

This course is ideal for anyone that wants to develop their drawing and oil painting skills through a regular weekly online learning.
  • Tutor: Dave West
  • Start date: 06th September 2023
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Price: €160
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Let's talk about painting

The course provides a framework for discussion, where participating artists will come away with a richer understanding of themselves and their own work.
  • Tutor: Gabhann Dunne
  • Start date: 11th September 2023
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Price: €170
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Take the next steps in your art career

This project-based course will give you an opportunity to explore the
relationship between your work, the wider culture and a potential audience.
  • Tutors: Maurice Quillinan & Ciara Roche
  • Start date: 09th October 2023
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Price: €345
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Finding your inspiration, a contemporary approach

Discover sources of inspiration and subject matter through gestural & expressive painting techniques.
  • Tutor: Melissa O’Donnell
  • Start date: 01st November 2023
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Price: €190
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Membership online courses

Unlock online courses & demos with a simple monthly subscription

  • a unique library of online tutorials by leading Irish artists

  • new content added every week

  • submit your work for personalised feedback and tips

  • a private social channel to share work and ideas with other guest-artists

Artform Artists on Big Look

59€ / month subscription

from their studio to yours -

connect with our tutors online for just 44€ on the first month with the coupon code artformdunmore

Frequently asked questions

What makes Big Look different?2020-11-01T23:12:35+00:00

Big Look is an online learning platform for Irish based artists. Unlike other art courses online in Ireland, Big Look brings together a range of established Irish based artists under a single, simple subscription service.

With Big Look membership, you will get access to a fast growing library of content and have the ability to interact with tutors through assignments.

We will be developing Big Look in the near future to integrate a one to one mentorship offering as well as a private social channel.

Is Big Look for me?2020-11-01T23:13:29+00:00

Are you looking to build on your existing skills, or are returning to art after a long time? Are you looking for an Irish based learning platform that will grow to meet your needs? Do you need a solution that allows you to work at your own pace according to your own schedule?

If the answer is ‘yes’ to these questions, then Big Look is probably going to be a good fit for you.

If you are looking for a weekly scheduled online live Zoom art class, there are alternatives which may suit you better, however if you enjoy the convenience of ‘on demand’ content and can work independently then Big Look is probably going to work for you.

Finally, if you are looking for focused feedback on your work and are looking to join a community of artists who will challenge you to explore new ways of working then, again Big Look is going to provide this to you.

Which courses are included with my subscription?2020-11-01T23:14:13+00:00
Do I get feedback or critiques?2020-11-01T23:15:36+00:00
Can I pause my subscription?2020-12-10T00:40:00+00:00

Sometimes you may want to pause your subscription for one or more months. Big Look can pause your subscription on request. You can request such pauses in your subscription as often as required and for as long or short a period as needed.

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