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Kevin Lewis
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  • Wexford
  • Ireland

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  • David Aspin
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  • Sheila Kissane
  • Martina Furlong
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  • Sheila Mac Nally
  • Marja van Kampen
  • Dick Donaghue
  • John Moriarty
  • Julian Lovegrove
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Mainly a "watercolour artist", my paintings are representational works of the ordinary streets, countryside and coastal areas that surround us daily. My passion is for painting buildings and boats and I love to find that unusual viewpoint of familiar places. I also enjoy drawing very much.😊

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Kevin Lewis commented on Kyrle Cahill's photo

Castletown grounds

"Very nice Kyrle. Is it painted straight onto the page or is there an under drawing?"
Norah Blount commented on Kevin Lewis's event 'Exhibition of Watercolours, 'Wexford and Beyond' by Barry Lynch & Kevin Lewis'
"We might get down Kevin . Best of luck with it and I' sure there will be plenty of red dots "
Oct 12
Norah Blount might attend Kevin Lewis's event

Exhibition of Watercolours, 'Wexford and Beyond' by Barry Lynch & Kevin Lewis at Wexford Golf Club Members Gallery

October 20, 2018 to October 28, 2018
An exhibition of works by Drogheda born/ Wexford based artist Barry Lynch and Wexford artist Kevin Lewis during the first week of Wexford Opera Festival 2018.All welcome.See More
Oct 12
Sally Downey commented on Kevin Lewis's event 'Exhibition of Watercolours, 'Wexford and Beyond' by Barry Lynch & Kevin Lewis'
"Kevin and Barry. Unfortunately unable to attend. Wish you both the very best of luck with exhibition. Lots of red dots. "
Oct 12

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At 22:54 on September 19, 2018, Sally Downey said…

What do you mean you haven't done any painting for a while? What makes these urban sketches and not paintings??  You have a great foundation for a collection of Buildings of Wexford there.  

We're going to the Ploughing tomorrow and I'm going to bring my little bag with me.  That is one of the big attractions of Urban sketching - its so easy to accommodate the materials about your person, in your pockets, handbag etc.  We'll see what happens.

At 22:50 on September 18, 2018, Kyrle Cahill said…

hi Kevin. Thanks . you are absolutely right about bay of Naples. From top of Killiney Hill it looks like Sorrento. I don't know if you have ever been up the hill but the whore area is called Sorrento Road Dalkey. I go up there most days with Doggies. and have taken to sketching it. it keeps defeating me.

I put todays sketch on the main page. I was going great with it until I ran out of water. in a fit of genius I used the tea in my flask to finish it. I finished it alright, good and proper. so i have just tweaked it in the sink. I got most of Sh...y brown off of it .LOL. by the way your portraits are fantastic. Ive only ever seen Sheilas but now the others too. Great!!

At 23:36 on September 16, 2018, Kyrle Cahill said…

Thanks Kevin, No doubt about the choice of Venues with BV group. We would love it if you could do a Printout with us. Its A long way up but if you were nearby and had the time Im sure we could get together for an impromptu paint out

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Following up on a request from Sally Downey to have a go at more portraits here's one of my God daughter Sheila, rendered today. Happy enough with it, but sadly doesn't really do such a gorgeous girl justice. Still will keep trying. …

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Posted on August 29, 2018 at 18:45 — 9 Comments

Thank you

Just want to say a big 'Thank you' to my good friend Denis Collins for inviting me and giving me the space to exhibit my work as part of his summer 'Outside the Gallery' series of exhibitions last Sunday at his Rosslare Gallery. Thank you Denis.

Also a grateful thanks to my friends and fellow artists who came to support me and to those you sent their good wishes, including, Dick, Marja, Michael, Helen, Barry, Neil, George, Tony, Trish…

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Posted on June 25, 2018 at 17:02 — 1 Comment

"DUNBRODY" Commission

Recently a friend of mine commissioned a watercolour painting of the Famine replica ship "Dunbrody" moored alongside at New Ross.  Here is the result, painted on Saunders Waterford rough paper it measures 20"x13". Posting as a blog post as it was not rendered en plein air. Happy to say he liked…

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Posted on September 11, 2017 at 18:42 — 6 Comments

Bobby and 'Doogles' / Sheila

Two recent studio works a bit out of my comfort zone as I am not the greatest for portraits.

(Top) A little…

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Posted on August 29, 2016 at 13:00 — 2 Comments


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