January | Still life | 2 Day Workshop | David West


January | Still life | 2 Day Workshop | David West


13th & 14th January 

10am- 4pm

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About the workshop

This 2-day still life weekend workshop will take participants through the necessary stages to prepare and produce a still life painting. The Saturday will commence with a slide show exploring the still life genre and the remainder of saturday will be spent looking at the theory involved as well as doing a thorough set of preparatory studies in pencil and charcoal. Sunday will be spent developing these studies into a painting.

About the artist

Dave West was born and raised in South Wales and is now settled in Balbriggan, North County Dublin. He studied at the Carmarthenshire College of Art & Design and recently completed a degree in Art History with the Open University. He has had numerous solo exhibitions. He has exhibited widely in Group Shows including the Royal Hibernian Academy, Royal Ulster Academy and Eígse, and in the UK with the Royal West of England Academy, Royal Society of Oil Painters, Royal Society of Marine Artists, The New English Art Club, The Royal Society of British Artists, and the UK Pastel Society, at which he won the 2013 Schminke Award. In 2017 he won the Mayoral Gold Award at the 'Art In The Open' Plein Air painting festival.

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