Swords paint out sponsor

Thanks to the online Arts Material Company for their sponsorship of the Swords paint out. Will be a great day on Tuesday 20th  June !

Skerries paint out

Skerries is the host town to the 2017 Dublin Plein Air Painting Festival and Ireland’s tidiest town for 2016 and another festival paint out location on wednesday 21st June and is where Blaise Smith will host his workshop.  

Malahide Castle gardens paint out

Dublin Plein Air festival has been given use of the walled gardens of Malahide castle for its paint out on Thursday 22nd June. It will give artists the chance to paint a formal garden using the backdrop of the castle. This is also the venue where Jock Nichol will host his workshop. A…

The Naul paint out

The Seamus Ennis centre in the Naul county Dublin will be the base for the festival ‘paint out’ on Friday 23rd June. It will give artists the opportunity to paint rural landscape as well as village scenes and is a lovely balance to the coastal scenery that is also planned…

Rush paint out

A great day is planned for this very pleasant little village. It has a quaint little harbour and rolling sand dunes along with a very unusual landscape of glasshouses that grow all sorts of horticultural produce. You will be guaranteed a very warm welcome here. Saturday 24th June is also the day that John…

Howth Paint out

Howth is a very beautiful area of Dublin and Fingal and a spot many people would know. It is our destination for the last day of this year’s festival and has a stunning variety of scenery for you to choose from. Sunday 25th June.

Check List – Painting with Oils

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…

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…

20% Discount on Winsor Newton purchases for festival artists

For artists who sign up for the festival this week one of our sponsors Winsor & Newton are offering a 20% discount on all purchases made of their products through the online  The Arts Materials Company . This offer will be valid to Dublin Plein Air artists until the 31st of…

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…