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Weekly Oil Painting classes (Dublin Art Studio)

Weekly Oil Painting classes (Dublin Art Studio) is a course run by East Coast Art Studios, Dublin. It is a Classroom Based course with a duration of 12 hrs - 4 x 3hr classes or 2 x 6hr classes. Weekly Oil Painting classes (Dublin Art Studio) gives a Course Qualification of Non-Certified. For more information about Weekly Oil Painting classes (Dublin Art Studio) at East Coast Art Studios, please review the details below.

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 :  paints, medium and brushes

*We ask that you bring your canvas  and oil brushes if you have them. Or discuss with studio in first class)

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East Coast Art Studio is a modern art school and academy rolled into 1. We welcome people of all levels and interests. Work in a collective atmosphere while exploring individual artistic goals and interests. Clients use these classes to gradually increase their knowledge. For example, students may choose to develop a portfolio for college, a body of work for an exhibition,  a large abstract work, copy of an impressionist or classical image, or use their own images to create a landscape or portrait. Beginners  learn how to set up a palette, use brushes correctly, mix color and apply paint to create their work. Intermediate and practicing artists have used these sessions to improve technique, develop a personal style, deepen understanding of color mixing, and sharpen their ability identify color and technique in master works.

Participants receive individual time with the teacher to ask questions, discuss ideas, and work through techniques. All classes include ongoing live demonstrations from the teacher to highlight various techniques relevant to student’s interests, be they contemporary or classical. Use the time to study the styles of artists such as Goya, Picasso, Van Gogh, Egon Schiele, Francis Bacon, Diego Velazquez, Monet, Marlene Dumas and Peter Doig, or simply pursue your own style and work from images and drawings you bring to the studio. See client testimonials and examples of student work in our gallery  .

Past students have used this course to:

  • to study art, painting drawing at you own pace  in an open college timetable
  • Develop a portfolio for admission to art or design college or for professional purposes
  • Understand the flesh palette from the Venetian, French and Flemish schools of painting
  • Study techniques such as grisaille, layering, glazing, sfumato, imprimatura and alla prima
  • Learn how to transform initial ideas into fully-realised drawings and paintings from sketch book to finished work.
  • Develop themes into a series of work for a gallery show or portfolio
  • Overcome creative blocks from the home studio or fear of simply doing art

Foundation of art course

Foundation of art course

Intensive courses


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

Llewellyn in Studio Berlin


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Training ProviderEast Coast Art Studios
Course LocationDun Laoghaire, Dublin
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationNon-Certified
Course Duration12 hrs - 4 x 3hr classes or 2 x 6hr classes
Course TimeDays and Time: Tuesday Night - 18:00-21:00 Wednesdays or Saturdays full day from 10:00-16:00 or Morning session 10-1 or afternoon 1-4
Course Fee€140.00
Entry Requirementsbeginner, intermediate and advanced
Carear PathFor the guided approach to both classical and contemporary painting techniques in watercolor and oil painting.
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East Coast Art Studios

21 Quinsborough Road, First Floor, Bray, Bray, Dublin, Ireland. Eircode: A98K61

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