Workshops

FSAS 2020 Skills programme

Announcing Fire Station Artists’ Studios 2020 programme featuring workshops in the area of digital media and sculptural practices, reflecting the methods and needs of professional practising artists nationally and internationally.
 
Please also save the date for one-to-one sessions with Pádraic E. Moore IE/NL and our Summer School lead facilitator Anamarija Batista BiH and guests.
 
Places are limited so please apply early. Dates may also vary so please double check when booking.
 
Bookings and enquiries to: artadmin[at]firestation.ie
 
 
SOUND: MODES OF CAPTURE & MAKING
Karl Burke IE
22 - 23 February 
Maximum 8 participants
€120
 
ARTIST AS PRODUCER & DIRECTOR (BOOKED OUT)
Tadhg O’Sullivan IE & Feargal Ward IE
28 March
Guide to producing & directing:
Film, video, sound, professional mirrorless cameras 
Maximum 8 participants
€150
 
DA VINCI RESOLVE
Micheal Healy UK
04-05 April
Beginners level
Video editing, colour grading and effects
Maximum 8 participants
€120
 
MOULD MAKING LEVEL 1
Ciaran Patterson IE
Bronze Art IE
24-25 April
€150
 
MOULD MAKING LEVEL 2
Ciaran Patterson IE
Bronze Art IE
8-9 May 
€150
 
ONE-TO-ONE SESSIONS
Pádraic E. Moore IE/NL
26-27 May
Maximum 10 participants – by application
(Follow up sessions will be organised for July/August)
€60
 
BRONZE CASTING
Ciaran Patterson/Cris Neumann IE/US
Bronze Art IE
Dates to be announced
€180
 
SUMMER SCHOOL
Led by Anamarija Batista BiH, with invited guests Iris Laner AU and Sven Anderson IE/US 
9-10 July
Maximum 10 particpants - by application
€125
 
DA VINCI RESOLVE: Advanced guide
Micheal Healy UK
15-16 August
Advanced editing, colour grading, and effects 
Maximum 8 participants
€150
 
WELDING FABRICATION
Mick O’Hara IE
Artist and FSAS Sculpture Workshop Manager
17-18 July
€150
 
3D SCANNING 
3D scanning for3D modelling, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality applications 
November 2020 
Details to be announced 

MOULD MAKING WORKSHOP - LEVEL 1

  • CIARAN PATTERSON
  • 24-25 April 2020
  • 9.30-5pm
  • €150
  • 8 participants max

Introduction to the various stages and materials used in the mould making process, starting with the basics making a two piece plaster mould to using silicon rubber and more advanced techniques for mould making. There will be an opportunity to discuss and cast in different materials like wax and resin. No experience of mould making is required. All materials will be provided.

Ciaran Patterson studied Modelmaking and Special Effects in D.L.I.A.D.T. He has worked extensively in the bronze casting profession over the past fifteen years both here and in Australia. He has worked on many commissions for Artists both public and private and won public commissions for Wicklow and Donegal . He also has worked on moulds and castings for film and tv for shows such as Game of Thrones, Vikings and Dracula Untold. He makes his own work for exhibitions such as Sculpture in Context in Glasnevin and Vanishing Art at Carton House.  He has worked on many large moulds of a wide variety of materials, working in silicone rubber, plaster, fibreglass and ceramic shell. He is currently working in Bronze Art where he works at mould making, wax work and patination.

MOULD MAKING WORKSHOP - LEVEL 2

  • CIARAN PATTERSON
  • 8-9 May 2020
  • 9.30-5pm
  • €150
  • 8 participants max

This workshop focuses on process of mould making and casting objects for a foundry. More advanced mould making processes will be discussed and demonstrated. The process of preparing waxes for bronze casting in a foundry will direct this workshop with an opportunity to visit a working foundry. Requires  some experience of mould making.  All materials will be provided.

Ciaran Patterson studied Modelmaking and Special Effects in D.L.I.A.D.T. He has worked extensively in the bronze casting profession over the past fifteen years both here and in Australia. He has worked on many commissions for Artists both public and private and won public commissions for Wicklow and Donegal . He also has worked on moulds and castings for film and tv for shows such as Game of Thrones, Vikings and Dracula Untold. He makes his own work for exhibitions such as Sculpture in Context in Glasnevin and Vanishing Art at Carton House.  He has worked on many large moulds of a wide variety of materials, working in silicone rubber, plaster, fibreglass and ceramic shell. He is currently working in Bronze Art where he works at mould making, wax work and patination.