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Painting and Photography – GI 19 544

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6 November 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 13 November 2019

Tutor: Ronnie Ireland D.A. (Drawing and Painting; Glasgow School of Art) B.A. (Hons) Open University

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Date: 6 November 2019
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Length of Course:
2 Wednesdays
06 November 2019
13 November 2019
Cost for Course:
£33.00 - £39.60
£33 – £39.60
Reference Code:
GI 19 544
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH


From the early development of lenses, to the invention of fixing an image mechanically in the mid-nineteenth century to the digital revolution today, there has always been a complex and fascinating relationship between photography and painting. During these sessions, we will investigate the intriguing influences of one medium upon the other. This is a repeat of the Summer 2019 course, which was run as part of the Guildford Fringe Festival.

This course is part of Guildford Fringe Festival, please book via their website using the link below.



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About the Speaker

Ronnie Ireland



Ronnie’s life has always revolved around art and music. He has drawn and painted all his life and made music (mainly singing; from opera through to rock and jazz) during much of it.

He was born and educated in Glasgow, then moved to Edinburgh where he taught art and ran a company, organising and playing music. Ronnie moved to the south of England in 2011, realising he needed a fresh start and new challenges in a new place.

The regular art classes which Ronnie now runs are very important to him. They aim to encourage artists to develop their own ideas and voice, and he finds it exciting and gratifying working with the artists as they progress. He feels it is the most difficult, but also the most rewarding part of art. Ronnie also gives regular talks, demonstrations and workshops on many aspects of art and creativity to art societies, educational institutions and the corporate world.

His own art centres around the idea of identity and how it manifests in many different ways from the theatrical to the everyday.    


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