December| 2 Day | Landscape & Seascape | Brenda Malley


December| 2 Day | Landscape & Seascape | Brenda Malley


8th & 9th December

10am - 4pm

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This two day workshop is suitable for artists of all abilities – from beginners to advanced –
It’s for anyone who wishes to take a fresh look at their painting practice.

Brenda will focus on some basic principles such as composition, colour mixing, and the whole process of developing a painting from start to finish.

There will be demonstration and instruction in palette knife techniques. This will be a relaxing and enjoyable workshop to focus on your art with individual advice and support.

About Brenda


Brenda is a professional artist and art instructor, with over 20 years experience conducting painting classes and workshops in Ireland and the south of France. With a special interest in landscape and seascape painting, her preferred medium is oil paint applied with a palette knife to fully express the vitality and energy of her subject.  Her work is represented by the Trinity Gallery in Dublin and the Whitethorn Gallery in Clifden. She has exhibited in London and Cannes as well as receiving a Culture Ireland award for a solo exhibition in Boston. Brenda takes particular pleasure in sharing the creative journey with her students and fellow artists through the workshops and classes that she teaches in Ireland and in France. 


Materials List:

Canvas or board
Selection of brushes
Palette knife, preferably oval tip
Disposable palette pad
Dippers to hold medium
Odour free thinner such as Sansodor, and a jam jar for cleaning brushes
Liquin or linseed oil
Kitchen towels and baby wipes
Oil paints to include the following colours or similar:
Titanium white
Ultramarine blue
Cerulean blue
Cadmium red (hue)
Magenta or alizarin
Cadmium yellow light (hue)
Yellow ochre
Burnt Sienna
These colours allow for a warm and a cool of each primary, plus viridian and burnt sienna which are particularly useful for seascape painting. 

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