I am organising a paintout at Dollymount beach this Saturday.Hopefully the sun will shine for us!there are lovely views towards Dublin port from the promenade or on the beach itself there is always kitesurfing activity.I thought we could bring food for our first Pleineire picnic ever on the beach when we meet up again at 3 or 3.30pm weather permitting!we are meeting at the yacht pub on the Clontarf road just beyond the turn for Alfie Byrne road and the East link toll bridge at 11am.we will then…See More
"I haven't been out with the group yet but I'm hoping to make it tomorrow, weather permitting. I work in pastels and they really don't like the rain.
Fingers crossed, looking forward to meeting everyone tomorrow."
"Hi Barry, thanks so much for your comments on my pastels. I've seen your work on New Irish Art - really lovely. I'm trying to get into Plein air more as I usually do animal portraits which are very tight and detailed. The festival in…"
"Hi Gerri, like the two pastel works here.Im trying to use pastels and crayons alot more in my work and i also like rivers, streams and trees.I tend to add water to the pastels when there re on the paper, makes them really slushy but i quite like…"
Hi Gerri, like the two pastel works here.Im trying to use pastels and crayons alot more in my work and i also like rivers, streams and trees.I tend to add water to the pastels when there re on the paper, makes them really slushy but i quite like making a bit of a mess.i joined newirishart too, may run into yer someday,all the best Barry Edwards.
We don't have nearly enough pastel artists on here considering how good they are for working outdoors and how popular in the 'States. Perhaps we need a dedicated Pastel Plein Air group? Anyway, as you are based in Dublin, I recommend you check out our Groups page for your local plein air group, such as Plein Eire Dublin, for news of nearby paint-outs you might like to attend.