NI Inter-College Drawing & Painting Competition 2016 This years Inter-College Drawing & Painting Competition will be in the Enniskillen campus of South West College. Louise Donnelly of SWC Enniskillen is the organiser & host of 2016 Inter-College Drawing & Painting Competition 2016.   Both Foundation and National diploma students here in NI are eligible to enter.. read more →

18 Feb 2016
February 18, 2016

Clare Exhibition

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The Clare exhibition celebrates the work of NI’s Professional Life Model Clare Broome and that of her students, artists and other clients. The ‘Clare’ exhibition features many varied pieces from students to professional artists, in a number of genres, and a variety of poses. The common, but vital, feature is the model. Clare.   Clare.. read more →

The Not Just a Bowl of Fruit exhibition comes to Downpatrick after successful periods in Clare’s Life Studio, The Marketplace Theatre Armagh & The Odyssey Pavilion Belfast.     The exhibition runs from 9th Oct to 31st Oct 2015, celebrating the work of Artist & Model in the Life Room. Clare has long championed the.. read more →

20 Feb 2015
February 20, 2015

2015 Workshops

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Life drawing sessions & portrait sessions often finish for the summer – but not @clarebroome ! Get in touch with me to book into any of the below sessions – Sundays in Framewerk, Saturdays & Wednesday nights in Haptik & weekday 121’s in your own studio or local venue. Don’t miss the exhibition of #Notjustabowloffruit.. read more →

12 Jan 2015
January 12, 2015

New Year New Venues

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2014 was a great year with many new venues seeking life modelling – and indeed other types of support – and it was the first year that Clare’s Life Studio had a permanent venue. Having a base studio, the first dedicated private life studio in Northern Ireland, has been a fantastic experience. I intended to.. read more →

16 Dec 2014
December 16, 2014

#notjustabowloffruit opening

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  It was a very cold night on 12th December – I was very glad I had finished modelling for the night & could get dressed! I had the heaters on though for all of you lovely people who braved the cold to come to the opening of ‘Not just a bowl of fruit’. Paddy.. read more →

02 Nov 2014
November 2, 2014

Artist and Model

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There is a unique relationship between Artist and Model especially when the artist understands and values that a great model is #notjustabowloffruit Over the page few months Clare has been working with Artist Patrick Mohan on a special collaborative project showcasing the unique relationship between Artist and Model. In life drawing classes, and portraiture, working.. read more →

19 Aug 2014
August 19, 2014

Art College

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It’s nearing that time of year again when its Back to School – well back to Art College! Of course our Life Drawing for Animation sessions at the University of Ulster, aka Art College York St, has run throughout the summer. It’s been great to see some new faces there, in prep for a new.. read more →

12 Aug 2014
August 12, 2014

Gift Voucher

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Hello! You may have noticed a few new parts to the website. I am always in a process of updating content and the wonderful Stuart at Table59 does all the technical wizardry that is beyond me. We have been looking at a few new features and please do give me your feedback! You can now.. read more →

05 Aug 2014
August 5, 2014

Life Drawing Workshop

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It’s a bit drizzly out there today but just perfect for sitting at the Mac and telling you about the next tutored life drawing workshop I am running in Clare’s Life Studio. The next life drawing workshop will feature Jim, one of the male models I have personally trained, and will take place on the.. read more →