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

East Coast Art Studios


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

The only Classical & Contemporary Art school in Ireland

 East Coast Art Studios are open to the public for life drawing every week. Sundays for 20€ only each time !
The model is posed under controlled lighting to create good tonal structure across the body.

Every Sunday – Life drawing  2.00-17.00 hr

Sessions are open to the public and  students of East Coast Art Studios. The best way for students to benefit from these model sessions is to implement the techniques they are learning in the studio’s drawing classes.
To practice quick gesture drawing. practice total build up of 1 area of the body during the 10-20 minute poses.
Practice quick head studies and 1 long study of 50 minutes in the last hour.

  • Single Session: 20 Euro pay at the door
  • 5 sessions : 90 Euro

Materials not provided.Please bring all your own materials, including paper and drawing materials 

You can purchase paper & Materials at the class.

Colour studies, Rembrandt study and numerous works in the old Berlin studio

Students studying in oil paint

Colour palette, flesh tone and study of Jenny Saville – Russian student, who had never oil painted before

Chinese student creating large oil painting from own research.

Dublin Art Studio

Eoin demonstrating live in front of drawing class drawing from Van Dyck portrait in charcoal

Student from Romania studying limited palette of Rubens in oil

Teacher E Llewellyn doing life demonstration on the techniques of Lucien Freud in oil painting classes

German student’s copy from Ribera showing underpainting, Grisaille and glazing technique over 3 stages

Student from Lebanon studying Jenny Saville flesh tones and expressive brushwork

London student creating large abstract works in the studio class

Teacher, Eoin Llewllyn demonstrating how to analyse Caravaggio comparing hand made oil colour charts to identify colours

Danish student studying Modigliani flesh tones in oil – Oil Paintings for Beginners

Swedish student creating large cloud study in oils

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Dun Laoghaire, Wicklow, Dublin, Ireland
Course Code 2
College Name East Coast Art Studios
Course Category Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Drawing
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Non-Certified
Course Location Dun Laoghaire, Wicklow, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 18
Course Fee 20 euro
Course Duration Weekly ongoing year long courses join anytime
Course Times Sundays 14.00 - 17.00
Entry Requirements none
Career Path For all who want to develop their abilities to draw, observation abilities, improve line, weight and formal understandings. To learn to express yourself through immediate hand-eye coordination. Good to do these sessions in tandem with studying the drawing or painting courses at the studio. Life drawing is untutored.
For information about East Coast Art Studios, please visit our college page on by clicking here.

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East Coast Art Studios

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

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21 Quinsborough Road, First Floor, Bray
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