Sunday 25th January - National Museum on Kildare Street

On Sunday the 25th January Dublin Sketchers are going to National Museum on Kildare Street - the one with the bog bodies.

We'll meet at 2pm in the entrance foyer.

From 4pm, we'll gather for a coffee in the bar of Buswells Hotel on Molesworth Street. The bar is in on the left as you enter the hotel.

Buswell's website is www.buswells.ie

This week's optional challenge is to use your weaker hand to sketch - so, if you are right handed, sketch with the left, if you are left handed sketch with the right.

If you haven't been before keep your eyes open for anyone carrying a sketch book and come and say hello. Don't worry if you're late, most of us usually are! 

Hope to see you there!

Sunday 18th January - Chester Beatty Library

On Sunday the 18th January Dublin Sketchers are going to The Chester Beatty Library behind Dublin Castle

We'll meet at 2pm in the foyer entrance

From 4pm, we'll gather for a coffee in The Turks Head on Parliament Street.

This week's optional challenge is to use geometric shapes to build your sketch.

If you haven't been before keep your eyes open for anyone carrying a sketch book and come and say hello. Don't worry if you're late, most of us usually are! 

Hope to see you there!

Some more sketches from 11 January at NGI




                                                                    Mary


Mary

Maura

                                                                   Grainne

Here are some of the sketches from our visit to the annual Turner Exhibition at the National Gallery

Philip

 Art O' C

 Gerry

 Gerry

 Anne Marie   (Des has your sketch book and will keep it for you for next week)

 Sally

 Sally

 Yasmin

 Yasmin

 Balazs

 Balazs

 Balazs

Aideen

Sunday 11th January

On Sunday the 11th January Dublin Sketchers are going to visit the annual Turner Exhibition at the National Gallery

We'll meet at 2pm inside the atrium via the entrance on Clare Street.

Here's details of the Turner Exhibition http://www.nationalgallery.ie/en/whatson/Exhibitions/Turner.aspx

From 4pm, we'll gather for a coffee at the National Gallery Coffee Shop.


This week's optional challenge is to capture Turner's sense of light.

If you haven't been before keep your eyes open for anyone carrying a sketch book and come and say hello. Don't worry if you're late, most of us usually are! 


Hope to see you there!

Sketches from Hugh Lane

A nice afternoon sketching at Hugh Lane, and we all managed to find the newly painted Candy Cafe!

Here's what people got up to

Aideen

Des

Emy

Gearoid,  Mandy, Anne Marie, Jessica

James, Neil, Lisa

Sinead, Marion, Mauro

Yazmin

Sunday 4th January 2015 - Hugh Lane

On Sunday the 4th January Dublin Sketchers are going to Hugh Lane Gallery

We'll meet at 2pm at the entrance

From 4pm, we'll gather for a coffee at the Candy Coffee Shop on the top right hand corner of Parnell Square (it's painted blue)

This week's optional challenge is to incorporate your New Year's resolution into a sketch.

If you haven't been before keep your eyes open for anyone carrying a sketch book and come and say hello. Don't worry if you're late, most of us usually are! 

On Sunday 30th November Dublin sketchers are going to Collin's Barracks







On Sunday the 30th of November Dublin
Sketchers are going to Collin’s Barracks.





We'll meet at 2pm at the entrance





Here's a website www.museum.ie/en/list/overview-arts-history.aspx





From 4pm, we'll gather for a coffee at Ryan’s of Parkgate
Street





If you haven't been before keep your eyes open for
anyone carrying a sketch book and come and say hello. Don't worry if you're
late, most of us usually are!  Just get
stuck in and draw.





Look forward to seeing you there.








Aideen

Dublin Sketchers met at City Assembly House on 23rd November. Here are some of our sketches

 Ciaran S

 GearĂ³id

 Colette

 Maura

 Yasmin

 Yasmin

 Yasmin

 Des

 Maro

 Marian

 Mary

 Art O' C

 Aideen

 Lorraine

 Aideen

 Caitriona S

John C and Jessica