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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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SISTERS film selected for Waterford Film Festival

Join us for the Waterford Premiere of the film SISTERS in Garter Lane Arts Centre at the opening night of the Waterford Film Festival (Friday November 4th, reception at 7pm, screening at 8pm). The film was filmed at The Art … 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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The WORDS Event. Have you say…

Here’s the poster from the last WORDS event which was held in at Mother McHughs pub in Fenor the udder night. Well done to all who attended this very special event. The next WORDS event will take place at The … Continue reading

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‘SISTERS’ film goes to Dublin

We are delighted to announce that the film ‘SISTERS’ has been selected for screening at the March on Films Festival which will be held in Dublin in ATRL (part of Trinity College School of Drama, Film and Music) on April … Continue reading

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ROCK ART RELAYS with The Art Hand…

An exciting new group activity is available on Tramore Beach and along The Copper Coast. ROCK ART RELAYS consist of making large designs with rocks in the sand by passing rocks from one to another like a relay race! Teamwork … 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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OM KALI Sand Art and Mantra Film

This film features Sand Art by Sean Corcoran and a Sanskrit Mantra by Cheryl Beer. It was filmed on Bunmahon Beach at the heart of The Copper Coast in Waterford, Ireland, on November 25th, 2015. This was the full moon … Continue reading

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Slip Spiral Beach Art on Bunmahon Beach

Here’s a little video of the latest Beach Art by Sean Corcoran on The Copper Coast.Slip Spirals on Bunmahon Beach was created with a rake by Sean Corcoran of The Art Hand in Waterford on October 25th, 2015. Fancy giving … 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 Promenade Festival

Happy Birthday to us! The Art Hand celebrated it’s 3rd year in business on Saint Patrick’s Day. No rest though as we spent the day on a guerrilla marketing campaign for The Promenade Festival for which Sean Corcoran is the … Continue reading

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SAFE SPRAY PAINT

A simple, effective and safe way to teach colourful spray painting. Loose your inhibitions, it’s fun! Ideal for Tags, Stencils, Large Collaborative Pieces or Graffiti. We have introduced this technique to our Kids Classes and Teacher Training workshops. Don’t panic! … Continue reading

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Stained Glass and Mosaic Courses

The dates have been set for the next Stained Glass and Mosaic courses for adults here at The Art Hand. Places are limited so early booking is essential… Learn to make Stained Glass with Sean Corcoran This is 3 Day … Continue reading

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Saturday Art Club for Adults

The Saturday Art Club for adults returns this weekend (Jan. 31st, 2015) with Tactile Painting…Loose your inhibitions and get back to basics with paint, sand, salt and yes your fingers and hands! Followed by Miranda’s Tapas in our adjoining home. … Continue reading

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Film Premiere, Saturday Art Club, WORDS Event, Recreate, Kids Art Classes, The Magical Forest, Mosaic and Book school projects.

News Update; The world première screening of our documentary ‘Spraoi Unseen’ has been scheduled for Saturday 21st of February at 8pm in Garter Lane Arts Centre. Tickets are FREE but are in short supply. We are advising people to put … Continue reading

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Our footage featured on RTE TV in “Oíche na Gaoithe Móire” (The Night of the Big Wind).

Check out “Oíche na Gaoithe Móire” (The Night of the Big Wind) which will broadcast on RTÉ TV 1 at 10.15pm and BBC Two Northern Ireland at 11.20pm (Tuesday 6th January). Footage shot by Sean Corcoran from The Art Hand … Continue reading

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Creative Reuse Art Classes for kids

The Art Hand have teamed up with ReCreate to offer a brand new range of art classes for kids using Creative Reuse, starting on January 27th. Based in Dublin, ReCreate is a national social enterprise that re-distributes surplus stock from … 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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Mosaic, Teachers Art, Stained Glass, Film, New Books…

Here’s all our Latest News…We are putting the finishing touches to two mosaics here at the moment. Firstly The Shooting Star Mosaic which was created with over 60 teachers and is for the Waterford Teachers Centre (view it HERE). Secondly … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Course

Here’s a selection of the Stained Glass panels that were created by participants of our Stained Glass Courses throughout the year. Fancy doing a weekend course? The dates for the next one are December 5th, 6th and 7th. Maximum 4 … Continue reading

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What’s On at The Art Hand? Saturday Art Club, Spoken Word, Stained Glass, Mosaic, Film, Teachers Workshops, Kids Classes,

We have lots of new Autumn Art Classes and Activities to choose from. We’ve never had as many options for adults; Every fortnight we have the Saturday Art Club from 11am to 2pm. A different arts and craft project each … Continue reading

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Learn to make Stained Glass with Sean Corcoran

The dates have been set for the next Stained Glass Course with Sean Corcoran for the weekend of October 3rd, 4th and 5th, 2014. This is 3 Day Intensive Weekend Course at The Art Hand where you will learn how … Continue reading

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Words goes Wild on Culture Night

A special spoken word event will take place on Culture Night, Friday, September 19th at 6pm by The Words Writers Group as part of the Comeragh Wild Festival. The evening will be different from the groups usual monthly event at … 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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Stained Glass Course with Sean Corcoran

Our next Stained Glass Weekend Course will take place on July 18th 19th and 20th. Maximum 4 participants and booking has now opened. Full details of the course are below; https://thearthand.wordpress.com/adult-courses/learn-to-make-stained-glass-with-sean-corcoran/

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Festival, Cafe, Mosaic, Kids Art, Words and Zine…

News from The Art Hand Sean Corcoran has been appointed as the Artistic Director of an exciting new arts and entertainment festival for Tramore called The Promenade Festival that takes place this July 4th, 5th and 6th. The festival is … 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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News Update, Toddlers, Kids, Film Editing, Art Parties, Writers Group, Zine, Publications…

Calling all Toddlers! We’re delighted to announce that we are now running workshops for kids under the age of 4. Toddlers @ The Art Hand takes place on Wednesday mornings from 10 to 11.30. A Parent or guardian attends and … Continue reading

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News Update from The Art Hand…

We’re back in full swing with a variety of creative activities for all ages from kids art classes and performance to film editing and stained glass. Kids; Looking forward to welcoming all our young students who start back next week … Continue reading

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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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The Words Zine, Down the Ladder, Stained Glass, Imagine, Map and Guide

This weeks update from The Art Hand The next event for the WORDS writers group performing @ The Art Hand is November 6th at 7.45pm. On the night we will unveil the first issue of THE WORDS ZINE, a self … 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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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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Art Parties

We custom design workshops to suit the interests of the participants. We aim to provide a unique, memorable, fun yet relaxed experience where friends and family have the opportunity to work together on a creative endeavor. With our Kids events … Continue reading

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WORDS writers group performing @ The Art Hand

Delighted to say the inaugural event in July was a great success. Next one is August 7th. WORDS is a new writers group that meets and performs on the first Wednesday of every month at The Art Hand, in Bunmahon, … 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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Open Week and Exhibition

Our Open Week and Exhibition starts this Tuesday (December 4th) and runs until Saturday. All are welcome, have a look at our facilities and an exhibition of the work of our students from this terms Kids @ The Art Hand … Continue reading

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Kids @The Art Hand

The Art Hand in Bunmahon has been busy lately with over 40 young artists aged from 4 to 12 who are attending the Kids @ The Art Hand workshops. The 10 week term is broken into 4 classes that run … Continue reading

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Kids @ The Art Hand

Our latest facility…Kids @ The Art Hand is a new and exciting range of Art Classes for Kids aged 5 to 12 starting September 18th. Full details HERE.

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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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Group Discount

Fancy a Creative Holiday with your friends for a few days at The Art Hand? We have found that participants on our intensive Art Courses often have friends with similar interests. To encourage and reward small groups we have introduced … Continue reading

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Edible Art!

Here’s what two of our tutors, Patrick and Pamela had to say about our Launch day; The  grand opening of the Art Hand, the new art school on the Waterford coast, was celebrated on Saturday… a truly great success… and … Continue reading

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Our Launch Day

Our official Launch took place on St. Patrick’s Day (March 17th, 2012). Miranda and I were astounded at the turnout with between 300 and 400 people visiting us throughout the day. I’ve never seen a traffic jam on the Copper … Continue reading

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Before and After

Don’t rush past as you might just miss us! It took four years for planning permission and one year for construction. Can you even tell the difference? Oh yeah, a chimney! When we tell people we have a grass roof … 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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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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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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