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Noel Hayes
  • Leixlip, Co.Kildare
  • Ireland

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Noel Hayes commented on John Moriarty's event 'Venice Plein Air'
"Just back from Venice. Had a great short break. This time of the year is lovely. Got a painting done, near where we were staying."
Sep 4
Noel Hayes posted a photo


Morning painting in Venice. Lovely few days.
Sep 4
Noel Hayes commented on Sally Downey's photo

Bales at Rathnally, Trim. Oil on canvas board 12”x10”

"Love the colour and light in your picture"
Aug 20
Noel Hayes commented on Norah Blount's event 'Castletown house paint out'
"Sorry to be missing this wonderful location yet again."
Jul 27
Noel Hayes left a comment for Henny Aarts
"Welcome. Spent a lovely weekend in Fanad Head recently, lots of amazing views for painting. Due to go again with my painting kit this time. Picture I took with Mount Errigal on the left side."
Jul 26
Noel Hayes is attending Plein Eire Administrator's event

The Great Merrion Square Paint-Out at Merrion Square, Dublin

August 7, 2018 from 2pm to 5:30pm
Join us in Merrion Square and surrounding streets for a paint-out in the capital. We are celebrating the National Gallery exhibition of the work of one of Ireland's foremost impressionists, 'Roderic O'Connor and the Moderns, Paris to Pont Aven'. Artists departing from Art in the Open and have one last painting in them plus anyone from Dublin or anywhere else is welcome to come along.The…See More
Jul 10
Noel Hayes commented on Norah Blount's photo

Let there be light

"Great atmosphere, lovely colours beautiful watercolour treatment. Well done."
May 1
Noel Hayes commented on Johnny boyle's photo

kilult , Gort a choirce

"Love your treatment of skies and water"
Apr 19
Noel Hayes commented on Lorraine Sherry's event 'Skerries Harbour - Rowing Club Boat Launch'
"Would love to have seen and painted these lovely boats and rowers,, maybe again sometime. Thanks."
Apr 14
Noel Hayes commented on Norah Blount's event 'Slane Paint out'
"I can't make it today, another time."
Apr 14
Noel Hayes might attend Lorraine Sherry's event

Skerries Harbour - Rowing Club Boat Launch at

April 14, 2018 from 2pm to 4pm
Painting out at RNLI Station/Red Island Skerries Rowing club are launching their new clinker skiff boat. For anyone interested in painting old world Rowing boats. See More
Apr 13
Noel Hayes might attend Norah Blount's event

Slane Paint out at Conyingham Arms Hotel, Slane

April 14, 2018 from 11am to 3pm
This sat we meet in the heart of the Boyne Valley in the lovely village of Slane. Plenty of subject matter to choose from, the beauty of the river as it meanders on its way to the sea, the old mill, the village or drive a little bit out of the village for panoramic views of the Boyne Valley.  Hope to see you all there again, all are welcome - we meet for coffee at 11am in the Conyningham Arms Hotel in the villageSee More
Apr 13
Margaret Costello commented on Noel Hayes's photo

Castletown House, Celbridge, Kildare.

"Lovely Noel. You've softened the formal house by the beautiful water"
Apr 13
Noel Hayes left a comment for Mary L Hoffman
"Welcome, Love your portrait, look forward to seeing more of your work."
Apr 13
Sally Downey left a comment for Noel Hayes
Apr 4
Norah Blount commented on Noel Hayes's blog post 25 Top Watercolour Artists
"Thanks for that Noel.  I like the Koi best.  I really like the group of watercolour artists who work in Melbourne - Alvarro Castagnet, Hermen Pekel and Joseph Z"
Apr 4

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25 Top Watercolour Artists

25 Watercolor Paintings from 25 Top Artists - Artists Network.pdf

Watermedia Paintings You’ll Love

Since this year marks a significant anniversary for…

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Posted on April 3, 2018 at 13:51 — 1 Comment

Lough Key Forest Park

Studio Painting of Lough Key Forest Park, Roscommon. Done with Waterbased Oils. "Artisan"

on gesso primed canvas 20" x…

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Posted on March 8, 2018 at 16:47

Painting Canals

I love painting canals, off the beaten track. I’d love to join in if there are any paint outs. Or would like to organise one. Here’s  a sample of one of mine although it’s a studio piece, I’d like to share it with you. It is painted with Artisan Water based oils on gesso primed hardboard rough side.  It’s called “the Downshire” near Edenderry.…

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Posted on March 4, 2018 at 20:49 — 1 Comment

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At 23:33 on April 4, 2018, Sally Downey said…


At 18:54 on February 22, 2018, Norah Blount said…

There is a paint out in Castletown house in Cellbridge  this sat, meeting at 11am in the coffee shop Noel, organised by Michael Molloy

At 14:23 on February 21, 2018, Norah Blount said…

Keep an eye on the Events page, or when you join the groups you usually get an email from the host

At 12:49 on February 21, 2018, Norah Blount said…

Its great to meet you here. Join the Dublin and Boyne Valley group as we go out regularly. I see a paint out at castleknock at the canal for tomorrow but I can' make it this time. 


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