BJ´s Art Class
Art Classes at Vale Judeu
Open to everyone. Small classes ensure individual attention and a fun and lively atmosphere, with good modern facilities within the beautiful Church grounds.
Barbara Jane Banks is a qualified art teacher and working artist. Payment in made per class and prior notification of absence, if known, is appreciated. Please ring me on 916103050 or 289992857 for more information.
The Autumn term runs from September 17th to December 19th 2018: Please call me on 289992857 for further details. (2 lessons will be cancelled in December to allow for setting up and taking down of Bethlehem Village.)
Please note - Monday morning classes have been discontinued
General Painting and Drawing
Monday Afternoon Suitable for beginners to more advanced, all mediums except oils - Acrylic, water colour, Soft pastel, drawing and mixed media. Art Topics covered ( ie perspective, contrast and tone in our paintings and drawings, eye catching still life, reflections, portraits etc. - every 2 or 3 weeks), are relevant to all mediums. This class enables the student to try different mediums throughout the year OR specialise in one and to develop their individual interest in painting/drawing.
2.00pm – 4.30 €12 per lesson. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided and some handouts/notes etc.
Drawing and Painting
Monday Evening Drawing and water based paints (mainly acrylics). Suitable for beginners to more advanced. Small group ensures plenty of individual attention in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
7.30 - 9.30 €10 per lesson. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided and some handouts/notes etc.
Wednesday Morning Suitable for beginners to more advanced, includes some drawing classes. Acrylic painting techniques and interesting and varied art topics encourage you to develop your painting skill and individual style in this popular medium that can be used in a variety of ways including in a water colour manner or thick impasto with a palette knife on canvas. If you have not used Acrylics before, paints are initially provided free for 2 weeks.
10.00am – 12.30 €12 per lesson. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided and some handouts/notes etc.
Theme Based with choice of medium
Wednesday Afternoon Suitable for intermediate to advanced. The course will be theme based with students using the medium of their choice (water colour, acrylic, water soluble oils, soft pastels or mixed media/collage).
2.30pm – 5.00 €12 per lesson. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided and some handouts and notes.