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Hello! After a short Summer break, we are running regular classes from September 4th 2021. Please see the timetable below. Art History & Appreciation classes for senior cycle students start on Monday September 13th.

Student numbers are limited in line with HSE Covid-19 health and safety guidelines.

Early booking is recommended and full refunds are promised if we have to cancel due to Covid restrictions. Individual work stations with art materials, slippers, and masks will be provided.

Old clothes recommended. Please read our terms & conditions here.

 
Regular weekly classes at Clarke Art

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About Angela

Angela Clarke is a local artist, illustrator and a qualified educator with a certificate in fine art, a first class honours BA in Visual communications, specialising in drawing and illustration from DIT. Angela also recently received a first class honours professional masters in Art and Design Education from The National College of Art and Design (NCAD). Angela has over twenty years experience working in art, design and advertising. Her work has won creative industry awards and has been exhibited in the RHA. Last year Angela completed a mural in the library of Ratoath Senior National School.

 

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Art History & Appreciation Classes

The classes will follow the LC exam papers. There are three sections, each with a choice of questions.

Term one of the Art history and appreciation course will focus on the Irish question (covering Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age and the Christian period including crosses, metalwork and manuscripts) This term will run for 12 classes, from Monday 13th of September to Monday 13th of December 6-7.30pm . The fee is €240 for term one September to December.

Term two comprises 11 classes and one field trip and will cover the European section covering all 4 questions on Renaissance (Pre, Early, High and Northern) and also includes the Baroque period and artists.

This term, we will also cover the gallery and appreciation question with a trip together, on a day that suits, to the Hugh Lane gallery, National Museum of Ireland and the Chester Beatty museum in Dublin. The fee is €240 for term two January-March 2022.

Art History & Appreciation enrolment form


What’s on offer:

Midweek Art Classes

Overview: Collaborative activities based on the Visual Arts Curriculum include; Marbling inks, Salt Art, Collage, Paper Weaving, Mod Roc, Clay, Foil Art, Printing, Dry Felting, and Masks

Monday-Friday 3.30pm- 5.30pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 5.30pm-7.30pm

Cost: €20 per 2-hour class


Saturday open drawing classes

Overview: Saturday art classes offer the opportunity to develop artistic skills and technical ability at a relaxed pace for both primary and post-primary students. Classes include instruction and practice on the fundamentals of drawing.

Choice of Times: Saturdays 10am -12pm, 12pm-2pm, 2pm-4pm, 4pm-6pm

Cost: €20 per 2-hour class


Art History & Appreciation Classes

Overview:

The classes will follow the LC exam papers. There are three sections, each with a choice of questions.

Term one of the Art history and appreciation course will focus on the Irish question (covering Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age and the Christian period including crosses, metalwork and manuscripts) This term will run for 12 classes, from Monday 13th of September to Monday 13th of December 6-7.30pm . The fee is €240 for term one September to December.

Term two comprises 11 classes and one field trip and will cover the European section covering all 4 questions on Renaissance (Pre, Early, High and Northern) and also includes the Baroque period and artists.

This term, we will also cover the gallery and appreciation question with a trip together, on a day that suits, to the Hugh Lane gallery, National Museum of Ireland and the Chester Beatty museum in Dublin. The fee is €240 for term two January-March 2022.

Time: From Monday Sept 13th, Monday evenings, 6-7:30pm (Plus one museum/gallery field trip in term 2)

Cost: €240 per 12 class term


Art, craft and design Parties

Sundays: 2pm-4pm+

Overview: Bespoke Art parties can be arranged in a venue of your choice, in your home, or in my art and design studio. (Maximum capacity for parties held in my studio is 20 people)

Popular themes include:  Masks, Canvas tote bags, Decoupage boxes, Jewellery making. Comic book illustration, Themes can be requested.

Bookings must be made 3 weeks in advance of party. Group bookings only (minimum of 10 people)

Cost: €20 per person for a 2 hour party.


Holidays Art camps and workshops

Overview: Holiday Art Camps and workshops offer fun art and craft activities for students during Half term, Easter holidays and summer holidays. A range of activities including, painting, illustration, clay, printing, book binding, jewellery making, puppet making and much more.

Please contact me for details and pricing.


School and real world enrichment projects

Overview: Whether it is a themed enrichment day, cross-curricular topic or an artist focus, Angela can facilitate bespoke art projects for smaller groups, or whole school activities. Angela organises art projects with various objectives, whether they be team building, to create group morale, to increase creativity and creative output, the exploration of specific topics related to the school and further issues within developmental education.

Angela has experience teaching within primary schools, secondary and special needs education. Angela is able to differentiate lessons to meet the needs of children of all abilities through structured and progressive lesson plans

Popular themes include: The whole school collaborative drawing project, mosaic wall mural painting, school displays, clay sculptures, and puppet making. Book full day or ​half day


Art Therapy

Overview: One-to-one Art therapy. Please see more details here:

Cost: €15 per half-hour session by appointment

Take a look around!

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About Clarke Art

Home to the creative Art and Design educator Angela Clarke. Based in Ratoath County Meath, Ireland.  Clarke Art provides a range of exciting drawing and painting classes, workshops and events from the studio-classroom located in suite one, first floor, the village centre, Ratoath, Co. Meath.

Clarke Art provides local drawing and painting classes with a learner-centered approach for students of all ages. New themes, supporting artists and learning objectives are created for each class. From complete beginners to more advanced students, Clarke Art offers classes to enhance drawing skills and art techniques in order to access imagination, develop creativity and to express ideas.

Please read our terms & conditions here.