Plein air Workshop, 

At Glenville Park, Co. Cork


Painting the house and Gardens at Glenville Park, en plein air.

Learn to paint en plein air, Glenville Park, Co. Cork.

The house at Glenville Park was built by Dr Edward Hudson between 1776 and 1788, and has extensive grounds, walled garden and beautiful wild Glen garden.  

The workshop will take place in the house and outdoors in the gardens.

Learning to paint outside in oils can be challenging and especially for beginner artist. I will show how to handle oil paints, demonstrate the art of colour mixing and demonstrate the equipment needed to paint outside or in the studio.

Students should complete the  two day course with more knowledge and experience in the medium and a solid road map on how to improve their painting.

This workshop is best suited to students with at least some experience with oil paints.

The workshop will run from 11am to 6pm both days.  The fee for the two days is

Euro 250

Details on art materials will be provided after signing up to the course

Contact The Artist for booking


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