RHA School Courses

Mentored Painting
18 Feb 2021 - 26 May 2021
Session Time Fee
Starting: February 18, 2021 10am - 5pm €475
Application Deadline: 11/12/2020 11:59 pm
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Accredited, 5 Credits

This will be a 15-week term organised around three blocks of five weeks. The first block will concentrate on the medium of watercolour led by Seán Molloy. Molloy will cover techniques employed in master painting from the 19th Century to the present and students will work directly from observation to create preparatory works or finished studies.

Marcel Vidal will lead a 5 week block on the use of thin glazing techniques to build a full range of colour, referencing photography and still life as source material.

Blaise Smith RHA will lead a final 5 week block in direct observation.

Tutors: Seán Molloy, Marcel Vidal, Blaise Smith RHA, Colin Martin RHA.

TU Dublin Accreditation

The completion of all 6 modules are awarded with a CPD Diploma in Painting and Drawing, Technological University Dublin, Minor Award with a NQF Level 8. Students can complete all 6 modules over the course of one academic year or complete separate modules over the course of a number of years. For more information on each module for Term 2, please see above. All modules will be subject to the quality assurance and exam regulations of TU Dublin. Please note that students are not required to complete Term 1 courses before applying for Term 2 courses.

RHA School Access Programme

As part of the RHA School Access Programme, two free places on RHA School courses are offered – one to an artist currently enrolled at any of the third-level art colleges in Ireland and one to an artist of merit at any stage of their career. Artists and art students who wish to be considered for these places should include a cover letter with their online application providing a short statement indicating how they would benefit from attending the course. Queries about any of the RHA School courses should be forwarded to info@rhagallery.ie