I know that many of us have difficulty photographing our paintings. Since most of us prefer to spend our time painting rather than learning about photography, it would be great if we all shared our…Read on...
Started this discussion. Last reply by Sandra Corrigan Breathnach Mar 13, 2010.
I have an exhibition running at the moment in the Cedars Hotel, Rosslare Strand (continues until 29th September), and to draw attention to it, I've decided to paint occasionally in the hotel lobby. I did my first session last Wednesday afternoon and got this far after about three hours or so (the painting is 20" x 24" oil on canvas - I'm using a small plein air study as a reference - the scene is near the Blasket Interpretive Centre in West Kerry):-…Read on...
Posted on August 28, 2012 at 15:26 — 16 Comments
I just completed this studio painting, based on a plein air I did in 2010. One of my favourite places to paint, this spot is on the coast road between Fethard and Hook Head.
Autumn Afternoon, Carnivan Bay
(24" x 30" Oil on Canvas)
Posted on December 5, 2011 at 15:27
I started to so some larger studio paintings from plein air reference material a few weeks ago. I've been concentrating on not just copying plein airs on a larger scale (nigh impossible anyway), but rather embellishing them by doing things like adding figures, playing around with texture, and using varying brushstrokes. These are my most recent three:-
Summer Morning, Coumeenoole (West Kerry)
(24" x 18" Oil on Canvas)
Posted on November 25, 2011 at 9:46 — 12 Comments
I'm a huge motorsport fan and get my daily fix from this blog. For those of you who may not be aware of another aspect of Rob's art, here's the link:-
These are not plein air, because, for many of them, Rob has not yet perfected the art of time travel, but it sure looks so!
Posted on August 11, 2010 at 16:29