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2019 Art Classes with Rosie McClelland


  The aim of these art classes is to provide students with the skills to achieve their creative goals.

  Beginners are taught the formal elements of drawing and painting i.e.  line, tone, shape, form

  and colour with tuition given in the technical skills of the main forms of media e.g. oils, acrylics,

  pastels, watercolour, gouache, charcoal, collage etc.

  Students are encouraged to experiment and form their own style.The groups are open to

  people of all levels and are friendly, informal and of a size where one-to- one tuition is possible.

  Rosie has been involved in art education since 1976 and has been running private art groups

  since 1991.

  Go to Rosie ‘s  website  for dates times and venues


.Donegal Sketching Holiday 2018  with Rosie McCleland


  LOCATION:    Largy in South West Donegal

  lying between Ireland’s largest fishing village

  and the      beautiful traditional village of Kilcar

  in Donegal’s Gaeltacht

  DATE:        Sunday August 6th — Wednesday    

  August 9th

  TUITION FEE: £230 (£50 deposit and the    

  balance to be paid 4 weeks prior to workshop)

  The course begins with  light refreshments on

   the Sunday evening, painting on location    

  Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from

  10am - 5pm  with  lunchbreak from 1pm - 2pm

  (Sandwich lunch is provided)


  The course is suitable for all levels

  There is excellent accommodation in the area

  and plenty to do for non-painting partners.


For booking forms contact ;


Life Drawing (untutored)


DATESaturday Jan 27 10am - 2pm

         Saturday Feb 24 10am - 2pm

         Saturday Mar 24 10am - 2pm

          FEE:      £45 for 3 workshops


 MAX       8     The fee covers model and room booking and is therefore non-returnable.

The workshops cannot be booked separately.


   Contact Rosie at 

for a booking-form



Exploring Pastels with Neil Condron


2019 Weekly Classes




The Schoolhouse for Art runs classes and workshops in a variety

of mediums.


For further information on workshop and classes or to make a booking go to website    Telephone 00353(0)1 286 9594


Pastel Painting Holidays 2018


There are many painting holidays advertised at thi time of year but it is hard to find            painting holidays in UK, Ireland and Europe exclusively for pastel painters.


I went on such a holiday last year in Italy and it was wonderful to spend 10 days with other pastel artists painting and learning everyday.


Below are details of a holiday l have found in France with;


Richard McKinley PSA Hall of Fame  and PSWC Pastel Laureate.


June 24-30th 2018 and July 2-8 2018. (two separate workshops)

Lot River Valley, Quercy, France.

Sponsored by Domaine du Haut Baran

Contact William Haas email; [email protected]          


If you know of other holidays for pastel artists please email details to [email protected]








Art in the Open Wexford 2020.

Ireland's Plein air painting festival

For further information including workshops visit website; 

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Sarah Bee Pastel Painting Workshop


 Tuesday 42th -26th July 2018


 Venue Jack Beck   House, Yorkshire

 This is a comfortable converted barn on the    

  Fringe of the Yorkshire Dales.


  Fee;  £310


  Sarah holds a number of Pastel Courses.

  For further information visit her website;

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 School House for Art 

Enniskerry, Co Wicklow

   Two day pastel workshop with Dave West

 13th-14th April 2019



Exploring Pastels with Neil Condron

Two day workshop

Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th April 2019



For details go to













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