Ardmore Art School - Art Classes - Waterford

The Ardmore Art School is a tranquil, calm and creative environment offering daily, weekly and weekend art courses in a beautifully situated studio, overlooking the garden of The Ardmore Gallery and Studios, Ardmore Co Waterford.

This Art School and Gallery are the highlight of West Waterford and the South East Coastal Drive. Classes are very small (between 6 and 8 students), are friendly and relaxed. Under the direction of experienced professional artists, learn to paint, draw, the art of batik, ,to create your own sculpture and much more. Develop your own style in a friendly, relaxed environment. All courses are ideal for beginners and improvers.



Sinead Conneely

The Ardmore Gallery and Studios
Ardmore,Co Waterford

Phone: 024 94863
Fax: 058 24791
mobile: 087 8557218


The Journey of Light with Brenda Harris

Friday 25th July to Sunday 27th July, Fri 2.00pm to 5.00pm,,Sat 10.00 am to 5.00pm., Sun 10.00am to 1.00pm

Brenda s work bears a signature as individual as a finger-print and that signature is light. Her palette is rich and opulent with glowing shades of gold, orange, and deep purple. The luscious oils drawing us into a world that both comforts and nurtures but also questions and challenges. Cost 250.00


Monoprinting with Donna Mc Namara

Wednesday 30th July and Thursday 31st July , 9.30am to 1.00pm

In this workshop participants will use a series of multiple plates to build up an image,painting directly onto acetate plates with inks and then rolling up ,scratching and wiping away areas before printing. Cost including materials 90.00

August Watercolours with Barbara Barrett. .

Saturday 2nd August and Sunday 3rd August , 10.00 am to 5.00pm Barbara specialises in Watercolour, Barbara’s love for painting is apparent in her teaching methods, which inspires the inspires the students to release their creativity and develop their painting techniques. Cost 140.00 euro.

Demonstration with Oils with Margaret Walsh

. Monday August 4th 10.30am to 1.00pm Demonstrations by Margaret of the techniques of painting with oils. Cost 30.00 euro.

Painting with Oils with Margaret Walsh .

Tuesday August 5th to Saturday August 9th 10.30am to 1.00pm Demonstrations by Margaret will be combined with detailed individual tutorial attention and technical advice at every stage. This course is suitable for beginners and improvers. Cost 100.00 euro

Painting with Oils with Margaret Walsh .

Monday August 11 th to Friday August 15th , 10.30am to 1.00pm Margaret will continue her detailed technical advice and participants will produce a landscape in oils. This course is suitable for beginners and improvers Cost 100.00 euro

Painting on silk with Natalie Bending .

Sunday August 17th 10.00am to 5.00pm Natalie will introduce you to the art of painting on silk with silk paints and each participant will go home with their own silk scarf creation. Cost including materials 80.00 euro.

‘”Expression and Related Elements” Oil painting two day workshop with John Jermyn ,

Saturday 23rd August and Sunday 24th August, 10.00am to 5.00pm

Working and connecting with natures elements, such as sea and sky, to open our minds to freedom, expression and beyond. Cost 185.00 euro

Introduction to Stained Glass with Annemarie Le Fholic. .

Monday August 25th , 10.00 am to 5.00pm Annemarie will guide you through the steps to produce your first stained glass piece. Cost including materials 90.00 euro


Painting with Josef and Sue Keys

Saturday 13th September and Sunday September 14th 10.00 am to 5.00pm. They are tutors for The Open College of the Arts (the UK’s leading home-study College of the Arts) and they also run painting workshops and adult education classes in painting and drawing. Josef and Susan have been teaching art to adults and children for many years and the authority of their teaching has always been enhanced by the high standard of their work. Cost 200.00 euro.

Art materials required for each course will be available to purchase in the Art School .

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