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East Coast Art Studios

21 Quinsborough Road, First Floor, Bray, Bray, Dublin, Ireland


500 years of Painting and Drawing. Ireland’s only Contemporary and classical art school. Enquire or book courses on


Have you always wanted to paint and draw and create art? Or are you a practicing artist, graphic designer, illustrator, fashion designer or architect who wants to further develop your skills in the area of color, drawing or painting? Are you someone who used to make art, is tired of being in front of a computer and seriously wants to nourish your artistic side again? ? Whether your interest is to create a portfolio, on  a work sabbatical or retired and want to follow your passion to make art we have  classes that can help you attain beautiful techniques in painting and drawing.

We host daytime and evening classes that can be taken intensively if visiting Ireland from abroad or over a long period if you live in Dublin city and along the East coast of Ireland. These classes are during the day and evening to suit different timetables for students and professionals. The classes work in an incremental manner and are individual to each clients progress and artistic interests.

In the studio you will learn by direct demonstration from the teacher – in a systematic way and over a period of time – how to paint flesh, landscape and abstraction. The teaching philosophy is as it was in the traditional ateliers of Europe of the 1500-1900’s with one key difference: the studio takes all the techniques from the Renaissance, the French and Venetian schools, Impressionism, Expressionism and present day painting and study these as one. You, the student, then decides how you wish to bring these influences into your own personal work. The most insightful artists understand that the richest work draws from all time periods…

Art Foundations of Drawing

Foundations of Drawing Level: Beginners, Intermediate All materials included. Book early to secure your place.  NEXT COURSES – January – Sat -Sun  21stand 22nd,      10am – 4pm       2 day course        – cost  150Eur  –   only 2 places left March  –  Sat -Sun  25th and 26th,      10am – 4pm …

Life Drawing course (Drawing the live nude figure) - East Coast Art Studios

FIGURE DRAWING We will recommence Life Drawing in 2023 please email us to be add to the subscription list to book places  for the first quarter if 2023. Let us know the times that would most suit Sunday afternoons, Wednesday Evenings or daytime Tuesday 2-5 East Coast  Art Studios 500 Years of Painting and Drawing…

Art Portfolio development and Private Oil Painting and Drawing classes

Oil Painting and Drawing classes (Private classes) BOOK NOW or join a Foundation Course here  and Weekly Classes here  “Regardless of one’s experience as a painter, I would highly recommend a day with Eoin. He definitely has the ability to teach from the ground up and sense where his advice can be tailored to the…

Expressive Portraiture in Oil Paints Frans Hals to Lucien Freud and Jenny Saville (Art)

Expressive Portraiture in Oil Paints 3 day course ​Cost: €240  Suitable for: all levels Materials: 2x canvas, oil paint, medium, drawing materials, paper brushes * – All included *Please bring your own set of brushes if you have them – we recommend hog hair filberts size 2,6,8,10 and 12 and 1 large hog hair wash brush. February 10-4pm, 18th,…

Intensive Painting and Drawing Classes (Contemporary and Classical Drawing and Painting techniques) - Art

Intensive Programmes ​ For individuals who wish to commit to intensive study over a longer-period of time and research Bauhaus, Abstraction, Expressionism, portraiture, the figure we offer packages that include studio space, personal consultation sessions, group classes, life drawing, drawing courses and museum visits. The 1, 2 and 3 month options are also well-suited for…

Oil Painting for Beginners (Art)

East Coast Art Studio deliver this Oil Painting for Beginners course. 2 day course Cost: €180  Course Dates and Times- 2day workshop Suitable for: Beginners/Intermediate All Materials included Next Courses Course Dates and Times- 2day workshop Suitable for: Beginners/Intermediate All Materials included April:           –   portrait – still life – landscape     …

Weekly Oil Painting classes (Art)

Weekly Painting classes Painting & Drawing Cost: 4 x 3 hours classes for €140* choose 4 classes at a time that suits your timetable. Days and Time:  Tuesday Nights  18:00-21:00  Wednesday and Saturday full day 10-4 or Morning 10-1 and Afternoons  – 13:00-16:00 Join anytime – Places limited to 9 people Materials provided for free…

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East Coast Art Studios
21 Quinsborough Road, First Floor, Bray
Bray, Dublin
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