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Oils workshop with a renowned artist

Oils workshop with a renowned artist

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:Food and drinks
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

My mother is an artist, so I grew up in a house surrounded by art and music. It's always been a positive part of my life, and I want to share it with you. I am a professional artist and published author. When I graduated from NCAD—National College of Art and Design—I headed straight to New York, where I worked as a ghost painter. I came home to Ireland after several years away and during the…
Deborah
Deborah
Deborah
Deborah

What we’ll do

Whether it’s your first time painting or you are an art enthusiast, all abilities are welcome for this experience. I will talk you through each brushstroke, splatter, and blend to make sure your masterpiece—which you will leave with at the end—can be hung proudly at home. The workshop will include all art supplies, including paint, aprons, brushes, and canvas, a themed playlist, and artist…

What else you should know

Oils can be messy, so please wear old clothes or turn your clothes inside out. Dress warmly if we are painting outdoors. The summers here can be like your winters, so be prepared.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Banana bread Every creative spirit needs a sweet treat. I like to bake so we will pause for tea, cake, coffee, seeds, and fruit.
Drinks
Tea and coffee I'll provide coffee, tea, and baked goods after a brief demo on how to use the oils.

What to bring

Wear old clothes Oils can be messy!
Please bring a smile!

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Where you'll be

We will be in my studio, which is on the grounds of Marlay Park with 300 acres of woodlands, ponds, and walks. My studio is in the craft courtyard with other artist studios and a coffee shop, which were once the old stables of the Marlay House built in 1764. If the weather is good, we will get out to the walled garden and paint. There is also a yard with chickens and peacocks, beautiful rivers, and Monet-type scenes—plenty of things to paint.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 12 and up can attend.

What to bring

Wear old clothes Oils can be messy!

More tips

Oils can be messy, so please wear old clothes or turn your clothes inside out. Dress warmly if we are painting outdoors. The summers here can be like your winters, so be prepared.

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Deborah
Oils workshop with a renowned artist
40 reviews
€60/person
40 reviews
€60/person