Thursday, October 21, 2010


Posted today are a selection of self portraits by members of Form II. The character and expression captured in these portraits are very exciting.

Posted below is a selection of self- portraits by Van Gogh which is also worth viewing. It is interesting to note the various faces of just one man and how colour and the application of paint can drastically affect the mood and atmosphere of a painting.

Van Gogh from Philip Scott Johnson on Vimeo.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010


Form V have been practising Life Drawing which accounts for just under 13% of the over-all Leaving Certificate Art Exam.

 The following drawings are by Kim Jennings, Philippa von Erdmannsdorff and Henry Roe.
Tyrone Langham was their model.

Pupils may enjoy looking at artist Ryan McJunkin's top ten tips for life-drawing on this link.