Friday, May 20, 2016

A recent landscape, the high fields near Glengarriff

High fields near Glengarriff, 2016, acrylic on paper

Given the variety of Irish weather, and the unpredictability of said variety, photography can be a godsend. Painting en plein air is lovely when you can do it, but I have been caught in rain showers many times. You really need to bring a small marquee-type set-up to put over yourself and your stuff, and be prepared to wait it out until the rain stops. 

However, taking a photo is handy, what with the automatic viewfinder. 

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