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AITO 2022

AITO 2022

Art in the open 2022 Another great outdoor painting festival is already behind us and here are my hightlights in photos!Paintings Below are paintings I created during the festival. Click on the image for the full photo.

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Painter’s FOMO

Painter’s FOMO

Waterford Trip and Painter's FOMO Ok so It's the summer, with a promise of some fine weather so thought to myself why not book a trip to Waterford same as last year? So booked myself into a hotel in Waterford, felt like it would be a good base and the views weren't...

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waterford Trip

waterford Trip

Waterford Trip I made a short painting trip to Waterford last week. I stayed in the city for three days and drove around stopping to take photos and paint. Even though I work on my own I really enjoyed that extra solitude and vowed to maked trips like this more often....

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Riverchapel Mural

Riverchapel Mural

Riverchapel Mural There are times when being an artist feels that extra bit special. And every time I pass my mural in Riverchapel is one of those times. I am so proud of it and delighted how it turned out. A Couple of months ago I was asked to paint a mural in...

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Commission Process

Commission Process

Like most everyone now i have more time on my hands, a positive aspect of this is I can take more photos and videos along the way to show you my process. It usually starts as an emotional response to a picture, looking at reference photos, to developing an idea and ending by following through to painting.. Read More

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Gorey Mural

Gorey Mural

The day It was a fine day about three weeks ago, one of the first this year that I gathered my bits and pieces and moved my studio to Gorey Civic Square albeit temporarily. I was on a mission and had a mural to paint so armed with bottles of paint, rollers, brushes,...

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Painting seascape – time-lapse video

Painting seascape – time-lapse video

Watercolour seascape - time lapse video   I've been experimenting with video recording for some time now and it is still away from where I want it to be. I think the issue is that to record it with good quality I need to be painting while sitting down, and I...

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sea breeze – behind the scenes

sea breeze – behind the scenes

Everything about 'sea breeze' Wow!! What a great opening night! Thank you so so much to everyone who attended my "sea breeze" exhibition's preview evening. It is great and humbling to know I have so many fans and supporters and friends, again thank you all so much!! I...

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Portrait of Rosa

Portrait of Rosa

White pastel portrait on black paper I haven’t done many portraits recently, as I’m trying to steer away from them. This one was done as a favour for a friend and I really enjoyed doing it. I happen to have new bright light in the studio which means that I can work...

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Dublin Plein Air Festival

Dublin Plein Air Festival

A Breath of Plein Air Wow! What a week! And I'm not talking about just the weather! I am talking of the fab week that was the inaugural plein air festival organised by Paul D'Arcy and supported by Fingal County Council and many other sponsors. And how well it was...

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