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Michael Molloy commented on Sean Quinn's event 'BALBRIGGAN PAINT-OUT'
"Sorry guys, am smothering with a cold:-( will be back on form next week. Have a great day."
May 19
Caitriona Moore commented on Sean Quinn's event 'BALBRIGGAN PAINT-OUT'
"Sorry Sean, I cannot make it this Saturday. Enjoy. I like the quote :)"
May 19
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BALBRIGGAN PAINT-OUT at Balbriggan

May 20, 2017 from 11am to 3pm
This Saturday May 20, beautiful Balbriggan and Harbour. With tidal waters and colourful fishing boats  We meet  in the Bracken Court Hotel at 11 and 3See More
May 19
Norah Blount commented on Sean Quinn's event 'BALBRIGGAN PAINT-OUT'
".... especially one who dares to venture in to the landscape to paint"
May 18
Norah Blount might attend Sean Quinn's event
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BALBRIGGAN PAINT-OUT at Balbriggan

May 20, 2017 from 11am to 3pm
This Saturday May 20, beautiful Balbriggan and Harbour. With tidal waters and colourful fishing boats  We meet  in the Bracken Court Hotel at 11 and 3See More
May 18
Sally Downey commented on Sean Quinn's event 'BALBRIGGAN PAINT-OUT'
"Charles Cooley got it right."
May 18
Sally Downey is attending Sean Quinn's event
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BALBRIGGAN PAINT-OUT at Balbriggan

May 20, 2017 from 11am to 3pm
This Saturday May 20, beautiful Balbriggan and Harbour. With tidal waters and colourful fishing boats  We meet  in the Bracken Court Hotel at 11 and 3See More
May 18
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BALBRIGGAN PAINT-OUT at Balbriggan

May 20, 2017 from 11am to 3pm
This Saturday May 20, beautiful Balbriggan and Harbour. With tidal waters and colourful fishing boats  We meet  in the Bracken Court Hotel at 11 and 3See More
May 18
Rene PleinAir commented on Sean Quinn's photo
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Oriel Harbour

"Aaah those lovely little boats, ... you nailed them well!"
May 10
Sean Quinn commented on Pat Holton's photo
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Royal Canal Clondra Co.Longford

"Beautiful picture, Pat.    Wonderful colour in the trees and the sky."
May 9
Sean Quinn commented on Sean Quinn's photo
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Oriel Harbour

"Thanks Sally and Norah for your very generous comments."
May 8
Norah Blount commented on Sean Quinn's photo
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Oriel Harbour

"A piece made of gold Sean, wonderful skillful painting extracting the most from what you see and making it your own"
May 7
Sally Downey commented on Sean Quinn's photo
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Oriel Harbour

"Wow Sean. Wonderful harmony - your colour, the connection of sea and sky and boats. Sorry we missed you. Caitriona and I got to the clubhouse probably some time after 3.30."
May 6
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May 6
Sean Quinn commented on Sally Downey's photo
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May Morning.

"Wonderful drama, Sally,   between the warm brightly lit urn and the cool dark foliage."
May 4
Sean Quinn is attending Sally Downey's event
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Boyne Valley Paint-out Seapoint, Termonfeckin at Seapoint, Termonfeckin

May 6, 2017 from 11am to 3:30pm
Boyne Valley is taking to the seaside thanks to the good weather.  We will meet in the Lounge/Restaurant of Seapoint Golf Club, Termonfeckin at 11 a.m.  Even though the weather is glorious we are on the East coast to dress accordingly!!…See More
May 4

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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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