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5th Anniversary of Visual Art Boot Camps

I designed Visual Art Boot Camps in July 2008, and began teaching them in October 2008 at Independent Colleges, Dublin. I moved from there in 2009 to the beautiful Garden Art Room of the Carmelite Centre on Aungier Street, a stones' throw from Stephen's Green. This month I am celebration our 5th anniversary with a competition! See below!!

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I am offering one FREE place on my courses starting in early October. Value €1,100 All you have to do is: 1. Like and share my Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/visualartbootcamps 2. Submit a and b below  to my email: adriennegeoghegan@gmail.com a. One of your best illustrations, and say what article/piece/book it was intended for (published or self promotional pieces ar fine) AND b. Create one illustration for a children's picture book with an extract from the book, your own story, no more…

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Courses now longer…why?

Some Extra Information on Courses Longer courses, and what this means: The course has increased from 24 weeks (€820) to an academic year – 30 weeks (€1,100) for the first time. This is for a few reasons: I wanted to give students more time for exhibition preparation, which can be a very busy time with lots of things to remember More location drawing trips Extra classes in Photoshop and Print Making with Mark Neiland (Photo Shop) and Debora Ando (Print…

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Proud to Announce Pictiúr News!

Some updates regarding Pictiúr, the current exhibition featuring 21 leading Irish illustrators including myself). The exhibition recently completed its European Tour (Bolgan, Leuven, Vienna and The European Parliament in Brussels). Here is a short video of the exhibition visiting Vienna. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=maqYYvMuIIQ The exhibition will have its Irish premiere in the Autumn in Draíocht in partnership with Fingal Year of Illustration, then to Galway Arts Centre for Baboró Festival before finishing the year in the Irish Museum of Modern Art in…

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NEW! Payment Plan for Visual Art Boot Camps

Visual Art Boot Camps are in their 5th year! I am offering a PAYMENT PLAN for a limited time only (deadline to apply is Friday 28th JUNE). Courses begin on October 1st and 2nd, and run weekly for one academic year. ILLUSTRATION BOOT CAMP: FROM 1st October 2013 to June 2014 every Tues evening, 6.30pm to 9pm. Direct Debit Payment Plan: July 1st €183, Aug 1st €184 Sept 1st €184, the 50% Balance €550 due on 1st Oct. Total fees €1,100 WRITE & ILLUSTRATE…

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MARCH 2013 MAJOR NEW EXHIBITION OF IRISH CHILDREN’S BOOK ILLUSTRATION TO TOUR EUROPE AND IRELAND Pictiúr, an exciting new exhibition of the work of some of Ireland’s leading children’s book illustrators and which has been curated by Laureate na nÓg, Niamh Sharkey, will visit four venues in Europe during Ireland’s Presidency of the EU, before returning to Ireland to tour. During March, Pictiúr will visit the Festival for Young Readers at the Palais Auersperg in Vienna, Austria, before moving on…

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