Get Creative at BlockT Studios

Arts collective is now based at The Digital Hub providing 40 studio and maker spaces for artists and craftpeople and a great range of creative courses and short programmes



BLOCK T is a not-for-profit organisation that provides a platform for visual and performing arts.  Now based within the Digital Hub campus, BLOCK T provide affordable workspace to 40 artists and makers.  They recently relaunched their Skillsets program in a new classroom space in Digital Court on Rainsford Street – a great opportunity to unlock your creativity.

Some upcoming events:


Life Drawing Evening Sessions @ BLOCK T Studios // Every Thursday Eve – Next Class Thursday October 27th // 18:30 – 21:00

This is an untaught session facilitated by artist Mariella Fock, working with a live model and poses of various lengths throughout the session.

There will be a mix of seated places and standing easels provided, as well as paper and basic drawing materials!

Class will run from 18:30 until 21:00

Session Fee: €20 + booking fee

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Creative Burst Writing Classes // A 6 Week Course with Writer Caelainn Bradley // Starts Tuesday October 25th // 18:30 – 20:30
Creative Burst Writing Classes focus on unleashing your creativity, developing your writing skills in a playful and exploratory way, and helping you to tap into different sources of inspiration through a range of writing exercises and visual prompts.

This is the perfect course for writers at the beginning of their journey who want to further their knowledge of the craft in a fun, supportive and encouraging environment.


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Botanical Watercolours – Autumn Colours // A Weekend Workshop with artist Shevaun Doherty // Saturday October 29th & Sunday October 30th // 10:00 – 16:30
”Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower” – Albert Camus

Golden leaves, bronze conkers. and shiny red berries- these Autumn treasures are a delight to find and inspiring to paint. Join award winning artist Shevaun Doherty for a weekend of painting Autumn hues in watercolour!This two-day Botanical Art Workshop will unravel the mysteries of colour mixing and show you how to achieve rich brilliant colour on paper.  Learn how to use washes, glazes, and drybrush effectively to create realistic light and form, and how to build up vibrancy and texture through layering.

Course Fee: €180
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THE PORTRAIT IN OILS with artist Nicholas Robinson // Starts Thursday November 3rd // 10:00 – 13:00
Participants will paint from the live model on this 5 week course. In a step-by-step process we will learn the skills necessary to develop three-dimensional form, explore the light effect and develop a likeness of the sitter. Instruction focuses on observation skills, use of materials, mixing, colour theory and painting technique. Instruction is on an individual basis so all levels are welcome. The course runs for 3 hours every Thursday morning for the 5 weeks.

Course Fee: €245
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