2021 August: An Grianán Landscape Painting Weekend

an grianan september 2022 weekend en plein air landscape painting retreat in county louth

All rooms are SINGLE to allow for social distancing and comfort.

AUGUST 27-28-29. €350

Come and join me at An Grianán, home of the Irish Countrywomen’s Association. It’s a glorious 18th century house that has been transformed into a cultural and educational centre. Set in the beautiful rolling hills of the Boyne Valley,

Get away from it all in a beautiful part of Ireland while practicing your painting skills. It’s a perfect way to spend a weekend -and get some experience painting en plein air with guidance from me. 

Enjoy good food, great company and lots of fresh air and home comforts. 

Mediums: Oils or acrylics paint.  Drawing materials of your choice. You will need to supply your own materials. I will supply you with a list of what you need.Painting level: The course is suitable for all levels but please be aware that a basic level of drawing & painting techniques is needed.



The TOTAL cost for painting attendees is €350 (Non-painting partners €300).

10 participants ONLY. BOOK NOW to secure your place


What you will need for painting

  • A plein air easel (or pochade-box easel).
  • Brushes
  • Paints Oils or acrylics 
  • Canvases (canvas boards or stretched canvases, keep them small to medium size. No bigger than A3).
  • Sketchbook and soft pencils/charcoal/preferred drawing material
  • Rags
  • Solvent
  • Linseed Oil
  • A set of 2 dippers for your solvent/oil 
  • A palette -suitable for outdoor work (A tear-off palette might be unwieldy)
  • Baby-wipes
  • If you’re apt to get tired standing, bring a very light stool -like an angler’s stool.
  • Remember to bring warm clothes that you don’t mind getting paint on!
  • If you need any more info, just email me.