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TONIGHT! Marja Van Kampen FREE Art workshop in Enniscorthy Library - Thursday, September 3rd at 7.00pm All welcome

An Art workshop for adults with artist Marja van Kampan will take place in Enniscorthy Library on Thursday, September 3rd at 7.00pm.

 

In this workshop artist Marja van Kampen will demonstrate her style of painting followed by a practical art workshop for participants: Learn how…

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Added by Tony Robinson on August 29, 2015 at 1:30 — No Comments

Newly discovered Constable painting.

Click on the link below for an article on the recent discovery of a painting by one of the fathers of modern landscape and plein air painting.

http://www.fineartconnoisseur.com/Constable-Painting-Discovered-in-London/18215042

Added by Tony Robinson on January 24, 2014 at 11:05 — No Comments

SEPA in Duncormick, Co.Wexford. Sunday 19/01/14

Annie Cahill, Phil Hofler, Tom King, George McHugh, Neil O'Keeffe, Tony Robinson, Karen Scannell and Louise Treacy gotr their brushes wet in and around the village of Duncormick for a first paint-out of 2014. Wet and chilly to start but brightened up with clear light and strong cloud shapes in the afternoon. Most of the group settled in nearby Cullenstown where there is an amazing piece of 'outsider art';…

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Added by Tony Robinson on January 20, 2014 at 1:51 — 1 Comment

Australian Plein Air Painters Video

Australian Plein Air Painters taken from Australian TV Channel ABC.

http://www.abc.net.au/landline/content/2013/s3843587.htm

Well worth a…

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Added by Tony Robinson on September 9, 2013 at 0:30 — 4 Comments

Carnivan Bay SEPA Paint-Out 15/04/12

A beautiful day hosted by Michael McGuire who has been telling us about how great this place is for ages. Why didn't we listen? He's dead right, especially on a striking spring day like today. It was peaceful and only a few souls about, mostly walking the dog along the cliff paths and along the shore. 5 minute trip into the village of Fethard-on-Sea for coffee and a roll at lunchtime and we decided to ignore the harbour there and return to the cliffs in the afternoon.

Present: Laura…

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Added by Tony Robinson on April 15, 2012 at 20:30 — 1 Comment

Art in the Open 2012 Festival

The website, www.artintheopen.org went live a couple of months ago and already a large number of artists have registered for Europe's biggest plein air event, forming the nucleus of another exciting festival.…

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Added by Tony Robinson on March 23, 2012 at 22:00 — 5 Comments

Saltmills Paint-Out. (SEPA) 18.03.12

A grand day out by the banks of Bannow Bay ..... See for yourself -…

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Added by Tony Robinson on March 21, 2012 at 13:00 — No Comments

A Bit of Culture

On Friday's Culture Night, (23rd September) among several events taking place in Wexford, Plein Eire's  Kevin Freeney, Paul Maloney and Tony Robinson took part in a 'live' portrait painting session from 5.30 until 7.15pm in Spectrum Art Shop while onlookers could walk through, chat or pop back to see the progress.

Model for the evening was Wexford Rose, Mary Kehoe who kindly agreed to provide the inspiration for the trio.

Meanwhile, just around the corner in Wexford Library,…

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Added by Tony Robinson on September 29, 2011 at 9:21 — No Comments

A Bit of Culture (continued)...

continuation from blog post:'A Bit  of Culture'....

                                   The paparazzi...

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Added by Tony Robinson on September 29, 2011 at 9:00 — No Comments

Art in the Open 2011: Festival Diary

The countdown to the festival has officially begun.

 

Months of planning and preparation by the small committee and volunteers make up the AITO festival iceberg below the waterline. Fundraising, wheeling and dealing, meetings, arguing and communicating, re-designing logos, building websites, more…

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Added by Tony Robinson on July 4, 2011 at 8:30 — 18 Comments

Better than freezing the nuts off your easel.

Further to the earlier blog experiment, in which I posted some non-plein air drawings done over the winter, here are a few paintings done when, if braver, I'd have been out painting in the cold.



Tony W. in the RHA drawing rooms. oil on canvas 40 x 60 cms.…



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Added by Tony Robinson on March 20, 2010 at 23:30 — 2 Comments

Hibernianation.

Tony Robinson's trial blog:



While some headed for the Maldives or the auld gite during winter, like many other plein air Paddies, I head towards the warmth of the life-drawing studio. So the drawings below aren't plein air but they are what fills the vacuum (when plein air isn't there).

This is a selection of drawings made during the RHA marathon week (you pay to go) in November 2009. There are 3 more of these week-long sessions during March, April and May… Read on...

Added by Tony Robinson on March 20, 2010 at 11:00 — 4 Comments

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