Observational Drawing Workshop with David Eager Maher

17 May 2014

Adult workshop experimenting with impulsive observational drawings with the use of a live model.

Observational Drawing Workshop (as part of National Drawing Day)
Ages: 16-100
With TBG+S studio artist David Eager Maher
Saturday 17th May 2014; 11-12:30
Atrium, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios

As part of National Drawing Day in Dublin, Temple Bar Gallery+Studios hosts an Observational Drawing Workshop. The workshop, led by artist David Eager Maher, will take place on Saturday May 17th from 11am to 12:30pm. With the use of a clothed model, participants will work on utilizing varied drawing techniques sketching from life. Portraiture employing loose, small, large, gestural, and detailed drawing styles will be explored. Participants will also experiment with diverse materials including charcoal, graphite pencil, and ink on paper. However, the main focus of the workshop will be putting impulsive observational drawings into practice. Supplies will be provided, but participants may bring their own tools if desired. Admission is free, but space is limited so please book your place here.

About David Eager Maher:
David Eager Maher's practice has been described as that of a “time-traveler”. His work subverts art historical motifs and methods into complex new narratives. He received his MFA in painting from NCAD, and has been included in several international art fairs, and has shown at NCAD Gallery, Cross Gallery, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane. His work is held in many public and private collections in Ireland and abroad.

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