Weekend Oil Painting Portait Workshop – Sat 15th & Sun 16th October 10am-4pm


Portraiture can seem like a  tricky and daunting challenge for most painting enthusiasts. This 2-day workshop aims to break down each step of portraiture, step-by-step, giving you a solid methodology to work with throughout the process.

Professional artist Diarmaid O’Sullivan has been painting photorealist portraits for over a decade.

Drawing from his experience and knowledge, he will guide you through his process and impart his knowledge to improve your painting skills.

In this workshop you will benefit from live painting demos in key areas as well as 1 to 1 guidance throughout each day. Enjoy 2 full days of painting a portrait from a reference image and leave with lots of new tips as well as an oil painting to be proud to hang on your wall.

Demos will include;

1. Breaking down your ref image.

2.  Drawing and structure made   easy.

3. Underpainting with a single colour.

4. Premixing your colour pallette.

5. Blocking in colour.

6. Paint application methods and processes.

7. Refining textures.

8. Details and finishing touches.



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Roches Buildings Community Centre, Roches Buildings, Richmond Hill, Cork City T23HK46

Saturday & Sunday 10am-4pm

All materials provided.

Tea/Coffee and refreshments included.

Free parking/walking distance from city centre.

Booking required. Subject to availability.

Ts & Cs apply.


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