New Art Class Term in Terenure Dublin Begins September 12 and 14 2017

I hope you had a wonderful holiday and you are completely refreshed with delightful memories of sunshine and sangria. I’m really looking forward to starting into work again (although I’ve been doing a lot of digital artworks lately and you can see some here.)

The good news is, the cost of joining the class has not kept up with the ludicrous price-hikes that seem to be the order of the day as we blunder down the same road we fell off 10 years ago. I’m keeping the price at €175 for the 6 week term.

Only 6 places available at each class and to be fair to those who attended the last term, special consideration will be given them for spaces, subject to confirmation by payment. Call 086 247 0737 or email: kevin@mcsherry.ie

Tea and coffee and biccies will be served.

Classes start Tuesday and Thursday September 12 and 14.

Painting Sunflowers at the McSherryStudio.com Morning Workshop

This is the demo I did at today’s morning workshop on painting ‘Van Gogh Sunflowers’.
What a fun bunch to work with -and everybody had a completed painting to take home with them. Including me! You can sign up to receive notifications for upcoming workshops like this one by sending me an email at: kevin@mcsherry.ie One of the participants had her birthday today and this workshop was her friend’s present to her. Great to have such friends!
Doing the demonstration 
Putting the shine on sunflowers

All in bloom

My fancy-schmancy new apron
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JULY 25 and 27: One-off Morning Art Classes in Terenure, Dublin.

You can only see one ear

A little summer painting. For my demonstration and in celebration of colour we’ll excite the senses by painting our own Van Gogh Sunflowers. How about that?

Each is a single class of 2.5 hours (as usual). Also, as ALWAYS -there will be a 20 minute demonstration (see images below) followed by FREE coffee or tea and biscuits to sustain you while you paint! I will be on hand to help. Looking forward to seeing you. There are places for 6 students ONLY and a minimum of 4 people is required to run the class. Starts 10am. Ends 12.30pm.


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Confirmation by payment online ONLY at this link. Book NOW. 

If you feel unable to use the online payment service, you can pay by credit card or drop cash over by arrangement..

From Wikipedia:

Sunflowers, friendship and gratitude[edit]

Paul Gauguin: The Painter of Sunflowers, 1888

Van Gogh began painting in late summer 1888 and continued into the following year. One went to decorate his friend Paul Gauguin‘s bedroom. The paintings show sunflowers in all stages of life, from full bloom to withering. The paintings were considered innovative for their use of the yellow spectrum, partly because newly invented pigments made new colours possible.
In a letter to Theo,[16] Vincent wrote:
“It’s a type of painting that changes its aspect a little, which grows in richness the more you look at it. Besides, you know that Gauguin likes them extraordinarily. He said to me about them, among other things: ‘that — … that’s… the flower’. You know that Jeannin has the peony, Quost has the hollyhock, but I have the sunflower, in a way.”[17]

One-Off Morning Art Class in Terenure Dublin. Tuesday JUNE 13

A single class of 2.5 hours (as usual). Also, as ever -there will be a 20 minute demonstration (see images below) followed by FREE coffee or tea and biscuits to sustain you while you paint! I will be on hand to help. Looking forward to seeing you. There are places for 6 students ONLY and a minimum of 4 people is required to run the class. Starts 10am. Ends 12.30pm



 See tabs above for info on materials and directions. 

Confirmation by payment online ONLY at this link. Book NOW.