Summer Art Courses at the Crawford > Apply now

Summer Art Courses at the Crawford > Apply now

Published on: Monday, 23 April 2018

Art Summer School 2018





  • 2nd to 6th July 2018
  • 9th to 13th July 2018


10.00am to 4.00pm (one hour break for lunch). Fee: €180.00. Individual days can be booked for €38 per day. Maximum number in class is 12.


A life drawing marathon is an opportunity for a continuous period of study from a variety of models across 5 days. Poses suitable for fast gesture work will be included along with longer poses for more sustained drawings. The Crawford College of Art and Design provides ideal life room facilities, with spotlighting and full blackout. Easels, drawing boards and newsprint will be provided – participants should bring their own paper and drawing materials (water based/non-toxic only).


PLEASE NOTE: These sessions are designed for those with previous life drawing experience only. The sessions are untutored but will be supervised and facilitated by CCAD tutors – Megan Eustace and Helen Farrell- who will be available to give advice if requested.



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Portrait & Life Drawing                                             

  • 19th to 21st June 2018
  • 17th to 19th July 2018


Workshops 10.00am – 4.00pm (with 1 hour for lunch). Fee: €180.00 (including workshop fee & basic materials).


A skill based drawing course for all levels using the live model as a subject. The course will cover portraiture, gesture drawing and the nude in a variety of mediums.


Students will be encouraged to develop their drawing skills in charcoal, pencil and pastel with instruction on the use of medium, measuring, composition, tonal work and colour application. Students will receive one to one tuition specific to their needs in a friendly group environment.


Tutor: Eileen Healy

Eileen Healy is a figurative artist whose paintings are mostly nudes and portraits. Since completing her studies in 1988 she has had several one person shows in Cork and Dublin and has been involved in exhibitions in Germany, Latvia and France. Her studio is based at the Backwater Artists Group. She teaches Adult Ed classes in drawing and painting at CCAD.  

Enquiries to Eileen Healy by email



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Art Therapy Summer School 2018 


The 28th Cork Art Therapy Summer School runs from Saturday 30th June to Wednesday 4th July 2018 at the CIT Crawford College of Art and Design.  The Summer School offers participants a unique opportunity to explore the therapeutic potential of art through facilitated workshops.  A series of related lectures during the week contextualise the history, conceptual framework and current practice of Art Therapy.


Fee €490 including tuition, materials, lunch, tea/coffee and one evening meal over the 5 days with an early bird offer of €440 for the first places booked before May 25th 2018.  Participants choose one from four possible themed workshops.  


This may be a first step on the road to a career in Art Therapy, a chance to re-engage with one's creativity or an investment in professional development.  Every year this course proves a powerful and invaluable personal encounter, whatever the motivation for attending.


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Portfolio Preparation Course

This course begins Monday the 25th June and finishes on Friday the 29th of June 2018. It takes place in the CIT, Crawford College of Art & Design Campus - N0. 46 Grand Parade Cork City - from 10am to 4.00pm.

It is designed to assist and advise those developing a portfolio of work for entry into all Art & Design related courses. It is suitable for both mature and Leaving Certificate students. Two specialist lecturers will take the students through a number of set projects including disciplines such as: drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, 3D construction and life drawing. The students will create a well-balanced and individual portfolio with their personal career path in mind. 


All specialist materials are supplied. Course fee is €350. The course runs subject to minimum enrolment. Places on this course are offered on a first come first served basis and will be secured on receipt of fee. All enquiries to CCAD: or contact Crawford College of Art & Design, Sharman Crawford Street, Cork. Tel: 021- 4335200 


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T: 021 433 5220














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