RHA School Courses

Foundation in Drawing Term 1
6 Sep 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
Session Time Fee
Starting: September 6, 2017 2 - 5pm €450
Application Deadline: August 11, 2017
Sorry, we are no longer accepting applications for this Life Drawing Session.

Foundation in Drawing, Term 1 is a part-time, 15-week course in drawing that provides a skill-based approach to the development of individual drawing practice. The course provides the basic technical, material and observational skills for drawing. The course will cover traditional and contemporary approaches to drawing. Course content ranges from sight size observation, spatial organisation to in-depth anatomical study. Students will receive written feedback on course completion.

Tutors: Colin Martin RHA, Una Sealy RHA, Conor Walton, Blaise Smith RHA, Sahoko Blake, Professor Clive Lee RCSI, HRHA.


Artists interested in participating in this course should apply by completing the online application form.

  • A short CV (PDF documents only. Maximum file size 500K);
  • Up to three low resolution images of their work. Preferably recent representational works (JPG format only. Maximum file size 500K);
  • Please note that places on these courses are limited.


As part of the RHA School Access Programme, two free places on RHA School Workshops, Courses, Life-drawing sessions and Masterclasses will be offered. One to an artist currently enrolled at any of the third level art colleges in Ireland. The second free place will be offered to an artist of merit at any stage of their career. This additional free place has been made available through the generosity of an anonymous donor. Artists and art students who wish to be considered for these places should include a CV, three images of current practice and a cover letter providing a short statement indicating how they would benefit from attending any of the RHA School activities as part of their online application.

Queries about any of the RHA School classes, workshops or masterclasses should be forwarded to the Academy Co-ordinator, Kate McBride. Phone: 01-6612558 or email: kate@rhagallery.ie