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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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Submit to THE WORDS ZINE…

The WORDS writers group performing at The Art Hand is going from strength to strength with their announcement that they will be self publishing a small circulation of original work by performers from the group. The new publication will be … 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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The Art Hand and Copper Coast Productions on TV

The Art Hand and Copper Coast Productions were featured on RTE’s Nationwide program last night to celebrate The Miners of Bunmahon films that we are currently making. The Copper Coast looked great. Here’s a link to watch it online…we’re just … 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Two new Tutors for The Art Hand

We are delighted to welcome two new tutors to The Art Hand, Aoife Banville and Emily Robyn Archer who between them will be presenting an interesting art course called ‘Collections’. Aoife and Emily are contemporary artists who work in a … 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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New Course by Pamela Silin-Palmer

Flora, Fauna, Fantasy and Illusion Decorative Painting with Pamela Silin-Palmer Pamela will instruct participants in the age-old tradition of Trompe L’oeil to create the optical illusion of imagery appearing in three dimensions. We are delighted to have such a highly … 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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The Rocky Shore

Real or Unreal, the Rocky Shore of The Copper Coast at Kilmurrin Cove

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New Photography Tutor Announced

We’re delighted to announce that George Munday has joined the team at The Art Hand. A highly experienced photographer specialising in dramatic landscapes. He lives on the Copper Coast and his surroundings feature strongly in his work. He has a … Continue reading

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This is the Copper Coast

Driving through the snow along the copper coast to the Art Hand.

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Stained Glass

Here is a selection of Stained Glass designed and made by Sean Corcoran. If you’d like to learn how to design and make your very own Stained Glass we run an intensive 3 day weekend course here at The Art … Continue reading

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The Art Hand Building

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Aerial view of The Art Hand

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