Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Art classes

Running short courses in:
  • Drawing
  • Watercolour painting
  • Oil painting
  • Acrylic painting
  • Collage
  • Mixed media and assemblage
  • Introduction to 
    • Monoprinting 
    • Relief printing
    • Screenprinting
Classes are tailored to the needs of participants. Beginners are welcome, also suitable for experienced artists seeking to acquire a new technique.

Classes are held in Cascade studio, privately or for limited numbers.

For more info email and/or check out the Art Classes Online website at

Friday, August 17, 2012

Collage workshop

A 3-day Collage Workshop

Demos, handouts, practical studio sessions

Sept 12, 19, 26 (Wed), or

Sept 15, 22, 29 (Sat)

10 a.m -- 2 p.m.

for more info

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Screen printing basics 1

Screen printing is a stencil method of print making. It is also known as silkscreen, serigraphy, and serigraph printing. A word processor file called "Screen printing basics 1" has been added to the Tutorial (password-protected) section of the art classes website. In the file I describe the different types of stencils used in screen printing and the types of images for which each one is best suited.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Oil painting PDF

A three-page PDF file on beginning oil painting added to the site in the Tutorial section (password-protected). The file supplements the video on beginning oil painting.

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Home-made portfolio

New: an illustrated four-page pdf file containing step-by-step instructions for making a simple portfolio out of cardboard and canvas offcuts, at -- and it's free.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Oil painting video

A video on beginning oil painting with low cost materials has been added to the art classes website, under Tutorials --> Oil Painting (a password-protected page).

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Galway Art School

Professional artists Susanna Lambeck and Colm MacSuibhne live work and raise a small family in Annaghdown, County Galway, Ireland. As a couple that share their main interest in art, they draw inspiration and encouragement from each other. Their latest project is Galway Art School which opened its doors in January 2012 offering art courses for all ages and levels of ability. Both Susanna and Colm have a passion for teaching and both feel strongly that art skills can be taught, and that art education can and should build the students confidence. Look up their current courses on

Galway Art School