Among the buttercups they sat,
Three painters, each enveloped
In the Sights, the Sounds, the Smells of Summer.
Despite the accretion of their years of life’s ups and downs
Here among the devil’s bread,…"
Field of golden buttercups at Newgrange beside the flowing Boyne.Buttercups in the landscape are a bit undervalued as no poet has ever written about buttercups like this:A host of golden buttercups,Beside the lake, beneath the trees,Fluttering and…
All good things come to an end and next Saturday will be the final day of ‘Then and Now, The Heritage of the Boyne Valley’, exhibition. We will meet as usual at 11 for coffee in Visitor Centre Bru na Boinne, unsold paintings will be taken down and then off to paint some more for next year!See More
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 !
I gave this up years ago and now use "rubber shapers" they can be got in most art shops and they don't lose their point..........I use the ones with the white tips as they are nice and soft on the paper surface .try it.you'll love it
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.