Dave West 2018 workshop

2018 Dublin Plein Air Painting Festival will have yet another great painter giving a workshop – Dave West. Workshop Registration will open soon but you must first – Register for the 2018 Festival Here Festival dates are 18th – 24th June 2018

Kate Kos watercolour workshop 2018

Kate Kos watercolour workshop

We are delighted to announce that our watercolour workshop this year will be hosted by Kate Kos. She is an artist with a sublime touch for clean and fresh colours, which produce wonderful paintings. Workshop Registration will open soon but you must first – Register for the 2018 Festival Here Festival…

Dublin Plein Air outdoor painting Festival Ireland

2017 Festival was a great success

The 2017 festival was an incredible success thanks to the lively and friendly artists that participated. It was seven days of glorious sunshine and wonderful painting in very beautiful locations within Fingal. A big thank you must go and out to all our  sponsors without whom this festival could not…

Oils Painting Check List

Always be prepared DUBLIN PLEIN AIR CHECK LIST – PAINTING WITH OILS Haversack- ‘Hold all’ bag Pochade Box / Easel Tripod Mineral Spirit Container for cleaning brushes Small clip-on container for painting medium Oil Paints Painting panels/canvas Brushes and palette knives – Storage tube for same Wet Canvas Carrier (for…

Watercolour and Acrylic Check List

To help you pack DUBLIN PLEIN AIR CHECK LIST – PAINTING WITH WATERCOLOURS / ACRYLICS Traveling Easel set up or Pochard Box Water and Spray Bottle with Water to slow down drying time Watercolor Paint – Clean Palette – Brushes – sponges Water Color Paper cut in your preferred sizes…

Pastels Check List

For those artists who enjoy the drawing with pastels. Traveling Easel set up or Pastel Box Pastels Pastel Paper Board and tape Paper Towels View Finder Small Sketch Book – Pencil View Finder – Small Sketchbook – Pencil Paper Towels Hand wipes Plastic Bag for your rubbish/trash Small folding stool…

Sponsorship, Patronage & Volunteering

Volunteer Opportunities The Dublin Plein Air painting festival relies on the generous support of corporate sponsors, donors and many capable volunteers. Each are crucial to the success of the festival. With a variety of events and jobs available throughout the year, this is the perfect way for budding artists, art…

Looking for a campsite for the festival ?

For those Plein Air painters with camper vans or like camping, you can use the camp site in Rush – ‪www.northbeach.ie It is a good central location for the festival.

Looking forward to meeting you

Looking forward to meeting you. We are doing everything we can to make sure our festival is one that you will return to year after year. It is also a festival that we hope you will tell all your friends about so they can come and join us too.