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Sean Quinn is attending Norah Blount's event
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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
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Sean Quinn commented on Elizabeth Mansfield's photo
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Saula Achill

"Lovely interplay of vibrant colour, both in the sky and  the landscape, Elizabeth.   You're doing well with the oils."
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Patrick T Daly might attend Sean Quinn's event
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Skerries Paint-out at Skerries, windmills, harbour and environs

August 12, 2017 from 11am to 3pm
Aug 11
Caitriona Moore commented on Sean Quinn's event 'Skerries Paint-out'
"Looking forward to getting out again to paint after a long break :0)"
Aug 10
Caitriona Moore is attending Sean Quinn's event
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Skerries Paint-out at Skerries, windmills, harbour and environs

August 12, 2017 from 11am to 3pm
Aug 10
Sean Quinn updated an event
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Skerries Paint-out at Skerries, windmills, harbour and environs

August 12, 2017 from 11am to 3pm
Aug 10
Profile IconSally Downey and Norah Blount are attending Sean Quinn's event
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Skerries Paint-out at Skerries, windmills, harbour and environs

August 12, 2017 from 11am to 3pm
Aug 9
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Skerries Paint-out at Skerries, windmills, harbour and environs

August 12, 2017 from 11am to 3pm
Aug 9
Norah Blount commented on Sean Quinn's event 'Skerries Paint-out'
"Hoping to get back out again Sean, love your photo colage"
Aug 9
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Skerries Paint-out at Skerries, windmills, harbour and environs

August 12, 2017 from 11am to 3pm
Aug 8
Sean Quinn commented on Sally Downey's photo
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Urban sketch Drogheda South Bank

"A delightful rendition of Drogheda's South Bank, Sally.   The trees are really lovely."
Jul 31
Sean Quinn commented on Caroline Carroll's event 'Foleys Tea Rooms in Castlebellingham, Co. Louth.'
"As you were wondering about the weather for Saturday, Caroline, this is the wonderful forecast for Dublin for Saturday and Castlebellingham shouldn't be much different.    "
Jul 20
Sean Quinn is attending Caroline Carroll's event
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Foleys Tea Rooms in Castlebellingham, Co. Louth. at Castlebellingham, Co. Louth

July 22, 2017 from 11am to 3pm
Meet in Foleys Tea Rooms in Castlebellingham, Co. Louth at 11am for our usual tea & scones, and back to Foleys again at 3pm for some lovely warm food and good company.  This little village has an awful lot to offer, Castlebellingham Castle (not open to public), River Views, beautiful quaint houses, church, fields etc.  Also, Annagassen Village is only out the road and is on the coast looking towards the Mourne Mountains.  Even if weather is bad, I will be there and look forward to some…See More
Jul 20
Sean Quinn commented on Deirdre Walsh's photo
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Silence

"A really apt title, Deirdre,    with the distant mistiness also confirming it as  a very still day"
Jul 13
Sean Quinn commented on Frances Verschoyle's event 'Howth Harbour'
"Regarding a place to meet, and have coffee,   I am  suggesting Howth Yacht Club, which is  situated on the middle pier of the harbour, and from the elevated prominence of their  restaurant,  it has  wondrous views that…"
Jul 12
Sean Quinn is attending Frances Verschoyle's event

Howth Harbour at Howth Harbour

July 15, 2017 all day
A plein air for artists living on the northside of DublinSee More
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Is it OK to copy?

I'm always intrigued by people who look down their noses at fellow artists who copy the work of  other painters.

I'm fascinated by this example of  the supreme master of the  landscape, John Constable,  copying a work by Ruisdael that was painted almost 200 years before him in 1650. What's more, Constable got paid for it.   Figure out which is the copy.…

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Posted on January 16, 2015 at 15:00 — 6 Comments

Boyne Valley at Newgrange

Caroline and Dee consult as Frank hangs Caroline's "Water Lily" at the Boyne Valley annual exhibition in the Newgrange visitor centre. Right: Caroline and Sally supervise Dee.…

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Posted on May 11, 2014 at 16:45 — 5 Comments

Not just the National Gallery

In a first for the group, Boyne Valley Plein Eire, visited the National Gallery on Saturday, Jan 11, 2014.  Overall,   a total of 15 were in attendance.   While some members, painted in the locality,   most of us went on the gallery visit, and took in the Turner watercolours, the gallery in general as well as the Irish section.   There was much interchange of ideas and comment  among members as we toured the gallery, and   we even waited until 3pm when  The…

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Posted on January 11, 2014 at 17:27 — 4 Comments

Possible to Process Credit Cards on Smart Phone

In a development that could be very useful for artists selling their paintings, there is now a Paypal facility that allows anyone to  process their customers'  credit cards on  their smart phone.    A  small device is plugged into the phone and the card is swiped through it in the normal way. Payment is added to the seller's  paypal  account.   Money may be received from Paypal by cheque or by transfer to online bank.  Unfortunately not yet available in…

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Posted on December 19, 2013 at 12:30 — 2 Comments

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At 12:04 on February 16, 2015, Caitriona Moore said…

Hi Sean, enjoyed Painting en plein air on Saturday and chatting in the Seasons Cafe.

Kind regards,

Caitriona

At 14:03 on August 18, 2014, Liz Walsh said…

thank you for your kind comment - your work is outstanding - mistiness/colour and magic!

At 11:07 on May 9, 2013, Frank Hallinan Flood said…

Thanks Sean, Looks amazing! I'll definitely make an effort to see the exhibition. 

See you Saturday at Tara I hope.

At 22:43 on July 11, 2012, Sally Downey said…

Sean and Norah, thank you both for your interesting comments.  Yes,  the boots and Sean saved me from being swallowed up by the bog, thank you Sean.

At 10:56 on July 11, 2012, Patrick T Daly said…

Yip. It will look fab proudly displayed on your mantlepiece

At 10:22 on July 11, 2012, Patrick T Daly said…

Hello Sean,

I can't wait to see your next appearance in one of Sally's blockbusters. It'll be great to see you picking up a gong at the Oscars to.

At 22:36 on January 27, 2012, Esther Heffernan said…

Thanks for your nice comments. Hope to see you in a future paintout in the SE soon.

At 16:02 on January 22, 2012, Norah Blount said…

Cant wait now for the postman Sean - think the book I ordered is no.3 in a series and the cover looks different from your one (think the cover on your one would make a good painting of telly from the early days), hope to get up to the Botanic gardens some day this week for some sketching !

At 16:25 on October 2, 2011, Alison Fox said…
Gosh didn't dare look at the forecast yet but so glad is will be ok for next Saturday! Look forward to seeing you.
At 1:17 on February 13, 2011, Plein Eire Administrator said…

Hi Sean,

Great to have you join us on Plein Eire. All the better that you are a keen contributor and interested in the web as that is what keeps a community site like this one ticking. Within the site are several regional groups. We need more of those so everyone can be involved but close to you are Dublin Plein Eire and Dublin Sketchers.  You will find them listed under the 'Groups' tab and by joining you will receive notice of their paint-outs and sketching trips in the vicinity.

Enjoy the site.

 
 
 

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