Tag Archives: art

Sand Art 2019!

Hi all, here are the latest solo artworks created by Sean Corcoran on The Copper Coast this year. The weather hasn’t been ideal due to the rain creating a lot of surface water on the beaches so the sand has … Continue reading

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Art Courses in Stained Glass, Mosaic and Batik..

We are delighted to introduce a new range of weekend art courses for adults in Mosaic, Stained Glass and Batik. The courses take place this January, February and March and they range in price from €120 to €330. All materials … Continue reading

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Price-list of currently available Stained Glass

We are delighted to offer for sale a selection of newly designed Stained Glass by the artist Sean Corcoran. Sean is the artistic director of The Art Hand in Bunmahon on Waterford’s Copper Coast. While many of you will know … Continue reading

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Our Sand Art on Irish TV!

Thanks to Paddy Barron and Niamh Holden from Irish TV for filming Sean Corcoran and his sand art on Bunmahon Beach today. The artwork is called Grannies Comb and was created by a Farmer, a Tractor, a Plough, an Artist … Continue reading

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​ Six days on Spittal Beach

Sean Corcoran was recently commissioned to create sand art for the Spittal Seaside Festival in Northumberland, England. He kept an online diary of the assignment by posting regular updates to social media. We have brought all his posts together in … Continue reading

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Environmental Art Open Day

We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting an Environmental Art Open Day on The Copper Coast on Saturday, June 18th. Try some Beach Art and take part in a Rock Art Relay. Bring along some personal mementos … Continue reading

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NEW COURSE; Batik Lampshades with Miranda Corcoran

Design and create your very own Batik Lampshade using hot wax and dyes on cotton. All materials supplied. Refreshments are provided throughout the weekend and a homemade lunch on Saturday in our adjoining home. The next scheduled Lampshade Course is; … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Beach Artist

Our artistic director Sean Corcoran has a confession to make… “I’m currently consumed by beach art. When I can help it I live by the tides rather than by the time or day. Low tide is such a wonderful thing. … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Courses

The future of the Stained Glass industry is in safe hands with these 4 talented students from Dublin, Athlone, Cork and Waterford who recently took part in an intensive weekend course with Sean Corcoran at The Art Hand. Each made … Continue reading

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The Magical Forest; Mosaic and Book Project by Sean Corcoran

Here’s the NEW WEBSITE for Sean Corcoran’s commission by the Department of Education to facilitate the creation of a large mosaic and an accompanying book for the new Gaelscoil that is being built in Carraigpherish on the outskirts of Waterford … Continue reading

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Great News from The Art Hand

Both Miranda and Sean Corcoran have been accepted on the Education Panel of the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland. Miranda had the following to say, “It’s a great honour to be selected for inclusion on this panel alongside some … Continue reading

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Adult Art Courses and Events

Here’s some of the courses and events that are available for adults here at The Art Hand; Full details are available HERE.

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Pointillism and Pasta!

The Saturday Art Club gets together this weekend (and every fortnight) with an exciting adult art workshop of Pointillism on Canvas followed by a light pasta lunch in our adjoining home. Each fortnight exciting and effective arts and crafts projects … Continue reading

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An Taoiseach presented with Map by Sean Corcoran of The Copper Coast

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny was recently presented a Map of The Copper Coast that was created by Sean Corcoran of The Art Hand. Image courtesy of Fotofitz.

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The Words Zine, Film News, Kids Art, Copper Coast Map and Guide, Stained Glass Course…

This weeks News Update; The Words Zine; Our new zine is being unveiled next Wednesday, November 6th at the Words Writers Group performing at The Art Hand. It’s a self published small circulation of original work by performers from the … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Course

Full details of our next Stained Glass weekend course with Sean Corcoran are now available HERE. November 29th, 30th and December 1st. On the course you will learn how to design and make your very own Stained Glass panel A3 in … Continue reading

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December Newsletter

Welcome to our December 2012 Newsletter. It’s been a roller coaster ride since we opened in March and we’re delighted with how things have developed. Thank you all for your support and encouragement. We now have 3700 fans following our … Continue reading

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Primary School Art Courses

Although the courses at The Art Hand are for adults only we do offer an outreach programme for Primary Schools. Our Mosaic Map and Giant Sunflower art projects in two Waterford Primary Schools have just been completed. We travel to … Continue reading

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62 Wax Paintings created in 3 days!

62 paintings were produced in 3 days during an extremely intensive art course with Lora Murphy at The Art Hand. Encaustic….that’s painting with wax! The paintings were produced in a variety of styles from Egyptian portraits to abstract art. Many … Continue reading

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May 2012 Newsletter

Since our jam packed launch in March the first bunch of intensive art courses have been completed including a great Photography Course with George Munday and a Stencil and Graffiti workshop with Sean Corcoran. Coming up in June is a … Continue reading

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April 2012 Newsletter

Our Launch went amazing on St. Patrick’s day just gone. We reckon over 400 people turned up. There was a traffic jam on The Copper Coast! Thank you all for making it a very special day. At one stage it … Continue reading

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Our New Lifedrawing Tutor Ger Kennedy

The latest artist to join The Art Hand team is the experienced lifedrawing tutor Ger Kennedy. Her intensive weekend course starts on June 14th and is currently booking. Full details of her course are HERE. Below is a small selection … Continue reading

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A tour of The Art Hand

Welcome to The Art Hand and a quick tour with Artistic Director, Sean Corcoran;

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Cartoonist joins the team at The Art Hand

We are excited to announce that Fintan Taite, the award-winning Cartoonist and Illustrator is to be a tutor at The Art Hand. He will be presenting his challenging new course starting this May. Based in Dublin, Fintan has had over … Continue reading

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