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I promised to send the details for this new magazine to a few people I met on paint-outs so here it is - it comes out every two months and Issue 4 is out this week or you can subscribe on-line if…Read on...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Patrick Brennan Sep 10, 2011.

Paint-outs
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Are dates and locations for all paint-outs listed here under "plein Air Events" ? I thought I saw the Dublin group meeting today but couldnt find it when I looked last night and the same for the…Read on...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Norah Blount Sep 19, 2011.

 

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Paul D'Arcy left a comment for Norah Blount
"Pleasure Norah, glad you enjoyed it."
Sep 16
Norah Blount commented on deirdre shanny's event 'Gaeltacht thiar thìr chonaill, .....paintout in BUNBEG HARBOUR?.'
"Your energy knows no bounds Dee, send some this way - the photos will be great"
Sep 15
Norah Blount commented on deirdre shanny's event 'Gaeltacht thiar thìr chonaill, .....paintout in BUNBEG HARBOUR?.'
"And a bionic woman rumoured to be spotted in the area"
Sep 14
Norah Blount commented on Kevin Lewis's blog post "DUNBRODY" Commission
"It's a wonderful watercolour Kevin and Iit's good to get the chance to see it here."
Sep 12
Norah Blount commented on kate beagan's group Plein Eire Boyne Valley
"Thank you so much Paul - looking forward to it. Norah"
Sep 12
Norah Blount commented on Sheila Mac Nally's photo
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White anemone, Altamont Gardens

"Beautiful painting Sheila"
Sep 11
Norah Blount commented on deirdre shanny's photo
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Summer field study.

"Thanks Dee, I dont like the way the Coulter palette casts a shadow on the panel but it looks comfortable to use. I ll stick with the open box m for now I think"
Sep 5
Norah Blount commented on penny newman's photo
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Waves crashing onto Irish land

"You can see that Penny, its lovely to see and feel the sea and wind in your painting"
Aug 28
Norah Blount commented on penny newman's photo
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Waves crashing onto Irish land

"I love your paintings but especially this one Penny"
Aug 27
Norah Blount might attend Tony Robinson's event
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Graiguenamanagh:'Town of Books' Saturday/Sunday 26th & 27th August at Graiguenamanagh,

August 26, 2017 at 9am to August 27, 2017 at 9pm
Graiguenamangh's Town of Books festival have invited us to join them for the last weekend in August 2017, 25-27th.  Graiguenamangh will be overflowing with books for the weekend with 30+ booksellers from Ireland and the UK.There will be a complimentary coffee for perticipating outdoor artists in the Duiske Inn on Saturday and Sunday morning between 10am and 11.15 am. See More
Aug 23
Norah Blount commented on Elizabeth Mansfield's photo
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Dookinella Achill

"I love your skies in your oil paintings Elizabeth and that soft touch of green in the sea - real west of Ireland colours"
Aug 20
Norah Blount commented on meg leahy's photo
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Enniscorthy AITO

"Great sky and composition Meg, love those roofs"
Aug 20
Norah Blount commented on deirdre shanny's photo
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Summer field study.

"I love how you take any old field and make it special Dee, good to see your paintings again.  Are you still using the Coulter palette ?I have been looking at them on youtube and it seems good for the arms as its a nice height"
Aug 20
An event by Norah Blount was featured
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Castletown House at Coffee shop in Castletown house, Cellbridge

August 19, 2017 from 10:30am to 2pm
I am going out to sketch or paint tomorrow in Castletown House in Cellbridge, all are wellcome to join me.  There is a bee keeping talk and demo on all day too so that could be of interest too.  Meet at 10.30am or anytime that suits you but I will be out painting by 11am.See More
Aug 19
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Castletown House at Coffee shop in Castletown house, Cellbridge

August 19, 2017 from 10:30am to 2pm
I am going out to sketch or paint tomorrow in Castletown House in Cellbridge, all are wellcome to join me.  There is a bee keeping talk and demo on all day too so that could be of interest too.  Meet at 10.30am or anytime that suits you but I will be out painting by 11am.See More
Aug 18
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Day 4 Vannes

"Wonderful sketch, I bought a book of sketches in Barcelona this year by a French artist called Lapin. It is good to follow your journey through your sketches"
Aug 18

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Listoke April '17

Sally, just thought I would add a few photos  from a wonderful location sat last, and it was great to get the tour of the animals as well as such a wonderful choice of subjects to paint.

Sean and Michael

The alarm call for tea break…

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Posted on April 25, 2017 at 13:09 — 2 Comments

Phoenix Park Apr 1st

Beautiful spring flowers and a few heavy April showers too but great to be in such a beautiful setting.  Thank you  Sally, Catriona, Irene, Valerie, Paula, Svetlana, Sean, Michael and Frank for a great days painting

April 1st day, 2017 Phoenix Park, Dublin…

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Posted on April 1, 2017 at 19:34 — 3 Comments

Listoke Paint out with PEBV

Thank you Sally for introducing us in the past to this wonderful place and for our return paint out today, I don't think I have ever seen such beautiful chicks all in one place before and those reflections in the puddles were beautiful.  The sun came out and what a lovely atmosphere there was after the rain, the colours were magical…

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Posted on October 15, 2016 at 18:58 — 3 Comments

Balbriggan Paint out

Thank you Caroline for organising a great location today.  Normally I shy away from harbours but I have never seen such a lovely array of boats and think that it is worth the agony of learning to draw boats and get out of our comfort zone - the light bouncing around them was glorious and how easy Sean makes painting them look with his beautiful paintings.

Michael painting boats, he has eyes in the back of his head :)…

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Posted on August 27, 2016 at 19:01

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At 14:20 on September 16, 2017, Paul D'Arcy said…

Pleasure Norah, glad you enjoyed it.

At 20:44 on August 27, 2016, Mary Toland Comiskey said…
Hi Nora, my name might be familiar to you because my brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law live in Leixslip. Patsy & Elma(yoga teacher) have moved now but we used to visit them in Leixslip.
At 10:37 on August 27, 2016, Kevin Lewis said…

Hi Nora I see you might attend Woodville House paint out tomorrow.  It is nowhere near Wells House. As you arrive in New Ross from the Kilkenny side i.e. over the bridge, go straight ahead into the main street, turn left at the 98 monument and keep on that road. There will be a junction to your right about a mile??  down that road and a pub called the Ferry Inn. The entrance to Woodville is just beyond that on your right. Hope to see you.

If you coming from Wexford side turn right at the roundabout and follow the road straight til it joins the above road at the Ferry Inn.

At 8:06 on June 25, 2016, Dick Donaghue said…

Ballymore Historic Features PAINT OUT is Sunday

June 26, 2016 from 12pm to 5pm – BallymoreComing from South. There is a sign on the left just as you approach Camolin. Turn Right here and up the road right again. Follow the (unofficial) signs in the hedges. Old house, Barns, Views over theetc.

At 0:27 on August 26, 2014, Rita Lett said…

Hi Norah

Glad you found our little chat helpful.

It was such a lovely day at the Art In the Open in Graig. it was nice to have time to chat with you and other artist, especially as i was not painting.  My shoulder is improving every day, thank you for asking.  Take care of yourself and have fun painting.

At 21:28 on June 7, 2014, Gerri McCaffery said…
Hi Norah, it was lovely to meet you too. I might get down to Wexford for one of the days. Happy painting!
At 7:50 on April 2, 2014, Roisin Smyth said…
Thanks Norah I was grand.
At 17:32 on October 15, 2013, Bernadette McCarthy said…

Hi Nora,

Many thanks for organising a great day in Maynooth.  I really enjoyed it and look forward to many more.  I would love a mid week paint-out.  My email is bmcc35@yahoo.ie.  See you soon.

Bernadette

At 17:14 on September 9, 2013, Bea Jordan said…
Hi Norah
What a thrill you are my first Plein Air friend... Thank you. I couldnt find anyone so I went to Powerscourt on a quest to find people with easels...but no .. its my own fault. I miscalculated my journey time from Naas.
If there is an event North Wex or any area within an hour from Naas I would be so grateful if you let me know.
Am doing a portrait at the moment and having such a prob getting the brush to the canvas. Scared...
Did you ever have that prob
Bea
At 7:55 on August 11, 2013, Sally Downey said…

Norah thanks for organising another great day and for booking that nice quiet table for 'afters'.

 
 
 

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