Friday, June 17, 2016

A nude from Limerick Printmakers life-drawing sessions

I am seriously going to have to start photographing the vast collection of nude drawings I have, easily a hundred of them from the time I lived in Groningen to when I was back in Ireland. Most of them are not framed. 

Friday, June 10, 2016


I have kept my page going, lately with a lot of photographs. is the one for photographers, after all.

Today I uploaded two photos:

As I write, I am eyeing a pile of drawings and watercolour pieces that I need to go through to see if I have actually photographed them, many of them I haven't. I have so many of the bloody things now! If I were to exhibit all of them at once, I'd fill a huge space. HUGE. The next blog will probably be about them. 

Enjoy the sunshine, everyone. 

Friday, May 27, 2016

A Street Festival painting all framed up

A very simple white frame can be lovely, and I think it looks nice and fresh.

I suppose one of the reasons I still hark back to that particular street festival is because it seems now, in retrospect, to be a night out of time. Normal life was suspended and there was music and dancing and hanging with your mates. There was a palpable sense of enjoyment. I am not sure if I was aware WHY I painted the blue house so crooked, but I think now that that was the reason for it. 'Normal' was just a word, that night was all about the music, the dancing, the banter - the craic.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Acrylic landscape: Ballynoe Hedgerow

I brought this little one down to Draiocht in Adare along with a couple of others and Agnes was there and said she'd like to hang it, so that's where it is. 

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Tina and the Rainbow

Spotted the rainbow first, then noticed the cat. 

Hello, there is something  buzzy and fast and delicious in the grass right there ....


And I am going to catch it .....


Yippie-kai-ay, you buzzy morsel!

*Burp!* Please excuse me.

I am a sated panther now.