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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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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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Stained Glass Course with Sean Corcoran

We’re pleased to announce that we will run a 3 day weekend course in stained glass with Sean Corcoran on November 18th, 19th and 20th. Sorry for the short notice and there are just 4 available places. If you’d like … 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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‘The Magical Tree’ collaborative mosaic unveiled

The official unveiling of ‘The Magical Tree’ mosaic took place in Saint John of Gods school in Waterford city recently. Well done to the 268 kids involved and all the teachers and staff at the school. The project was facilitated … Continue reading

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Batik Lampshade Weekend Workshop with Miranda Corcoran

Design and Create your own Batik Lampshade with artist Miranda Corcoran. Bring colour and warmth to your living space! Miranda has worked in Batik for over 20 years, creating fabrics, wall hangings and lampshades. She has won many awards for … 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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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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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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The Saturday Art Club

We’re delighted to announce the introduction of a brand new art class here that will give adults the opportunity to create some wonderful artworks under the guidance of professional artists Sean and Miranda Corcoran at The Art Hand every second Saturday … Continue reading

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Super Hero Art Party

Happy Birthday to Alfie who celebrated his big day with a Super Hero Art Party.

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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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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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Film News

Locally made films to air at Festivals, Online and on TV…We’re delighted to announce that our film ‘Down the Ladder’ has been selected by the Waterford Film Festival to screen on November 9th at 8.30pm in the Granville Hotel, Waterford city. All … Continue reading

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Our first International Tutor, Ruby Clover from the States.

Based in Chicago, Ruby Clover brings her new course to The Art Hand this summer. She will show participants how to create a family heirloom box to treasure forever. It’s a three-day course starting on the 4th of July, the … 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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Unknown Schoolboy of Bunmahon. Help us to identify him…

We are looking for help to identify many people and places around Bunmahon in Waterford that were captured by New Zealand artist Edith Collier in 1915. There is a documentary film currently being made by a New Zealand film crew … Continue reading

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Encaustic Painter Lora Murphy will be Waxing Lyrical at The Art Hand

We are delighted to announce that Lora Murphy, the talented Encaustic Artist is joining The Art Hand’s team of tutors with an exciting new course that involves painting with wax. The course is called Waxing Lyrical and is scheduled for … Continue reading

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Sculptural Ceramicist Adele Stanley joins The Art Hand

Welcome onboard to Adele Stanley who joins the team of tutors at The Art Hand. Adele has created a course called Transform it that starts early June.  Everyday objects will be moulded, transformed and fired in our kiln to create … Continue reading

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New Zealand film crew coming to Bunmahon…

The Art Hand is pleased to announce that to coincide with its official opening in March there will be a documentary film created in Bunmahon called ‘Village by the Sea’ about New Zealand artist Edith Collier’s time spent here in … Continue reading

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Botanical Painter to teach at The Art Hand

Yanny Petters is joining us at The Art Hand with an intensive three-day course starting this May. The Course is called ‘Drawing from Nature’ and it will give participant the opportunity to work with an extremely talented artist using the … Continue reading

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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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Paint the Irish Coast with Patrick Palmer

On this exciting new course artist Patrick Palmer will bring participants on excursions from The Art Hand to some of his favourite spots along the scenic area that is called The Copper Coast. Working mainly outdoors to capture the Land, … Continue reading

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Two New Tutors for The Art Hand

We are pleased to announce that two new tutors will be joining the team here at The Art Hand. Husband and wife, both painters, Patrick Palmer and Pamela Silin-Palmer will be presenting some exciting new courses in the coming months. … Continue reading

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