Plein Eire

Your Site For Artists Who Paint Outdoors

Norah Blount's Blog (24)

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…

Read on...

Added by Norah Blount 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…

Read on...

Added by Norah Blount 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…

Read on...

Added by Norah Blount 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 :)…

Read on...

Added by Norah Blount on August 27, 2016 at 19:01 — No Comments

Art in Action may 2014

A great day out at Art in Action in Farmleigh, the workshops were very busy and it was so good to see all the children and adults enjoying the workshops.  

Paddy and Pat enjoying the great music 

getting stuffed…

Read on...

Added by Norah Blount on May 5, 2014 at 16:30 — 3 Comments

PEBV in Ardee

Thank you all for  making last saturday a very enjoyable day despite the weather.  A big thank you to Brendan Mathews from the Tidy Towns Committee for taking the time to share his knowledge and enthusiasm for Ardee,  and for his help in showing us around the town. .  Here are a few photos from the day (thanks to Dee) and I hope Sally is not too sore after all her efforts with those bollards. 

More photos on flickr, just click on this link - …

Read on...

Added by Norah Blount on March 31, 2014 at 13:00 — 9 Comments

Ducketts Groce paint-out, Carlow

A few photos from a very successful day at Duckets Grove paint out yesterday - thank you to Tony Robinson for hosting such a great day and congrats to all the prizewinners. A big thank  you to James, Mary and  Geraldine for all their help and encouragement.  

click on the link to see more photos and if you want to save them to your own pc just right click and save…

Read on...

Added by Norah Blount on July 22, 2013 at 16:30 — No Comments

PEBV at Sutton june 2013

Another lovely day yesterday at one of the beaches near Sutton - Sally found some lovely wild roses and those grasses were magnificient 

A few more photos on flickr - this is the link 

http://www.flickr.com/photos/organize/?start_tab=sets…

Read on...

Added by Norah Blount on June 30, 2013 at 21:30 — 2 Comments

Summerhill paint-out

Patrick - hope you are feeling better, here are a few photos we managed to get yesterday and thanks for organising it - Shaws was lovely as was the company and usual chat 

Sally and Dee finished but not beaten !

Frank is branching out - super painting…

Read on...

Added by Norah Blount on April 21, 2013 at 17:27 — 2 Comments

Horse play in Leixlip

Thank you to all who turned up in Leixlip last - a great day of painting, sharing tips and great fun !

Added by Norah Blount on March 5, 2013 at 9:37 — 7 Comments

Dees day in Portmarnock

Another great day in Portmarnock, even the snow flurries didnt stop the painting - thanks Dee for organising today - to add more photos to this blog just click on reply, choose the image icon (on top left after the link icon (make sure your photo is re-sized as you would when posting a painting), I dont have my camera card reader to download mine until I get back home on tuesday :)…

Read on...

Added by Norah Blount on February 23, 2013 at 20:33 — 8 Comments

PEBV goes ploughing - Ashbourne

Thanks to Dee Shanny for organising todays paint out - wonderful location near the Snailbox.  Great food and as always great company and chat. Thanks Dee for  taking all these photos - I see my name on them but thats from the picassa editor and I cant remember how to take it off lol

Sally, Norah, Sean and Pat and Dee behind the camera !…

Read on...

Added by Norah Blount on February 2, 2013 at 19:00 — 2 Comments

Summer in Dec in the Botanic gardens

It was great to have a place inside to paint but with so much light - surrounded by geraniums and bouganvilla and a few bees humming

- thanks to all who turned up on a very frosty budget day ! 

Frank, Svetlana, Terrence,…

Read on...

Added by Norah Blount on December 5, 2012 at 16:30 — No Comments

Lucan Demesne Paint-out

Another lovely day at the weir at Lucan Demesne - even though it was frosty and foggy this morning it was not actually too cold - no wind ! Thanks to all who turned up on a cold morning and for rescuing me from that fall - better to check what is behind you before you step back to view your painting and thank goodness it wasnt in to the Liffey for me this time ! …

Read on...

Added by Norah Blount on November 24, 2012 at 18:00 — 1 Comment

Bellinter House paint-out, PEBV

I have put a few photos from yesterdays paint-out on Flickr - just click on this link

http://www.flickr.com/photos/84676622@N07/8109848838/in/photostream/

But here is one to start off, if anyone wants to add on a few more photos just go down to the next comment section here and click on the image icon ( its the box next to "link" under the Add section, make sure your photo has…

Read on...

Added by Norah Blount on October 21, 2012 at 19:46 — No Comments

Our return trip to Killeen

We forgot to take a group photo yesterday - another great days painting at Killeen Castle and thanks to Gerry for hosting it, I got a few photos but if anyone else has any they can be added on

Click on this link to see more photos

http://www.flickr.com/photos/84676622@N07/…

Read on...

Added by Norah Blount on September 16, 2012 at 11:22 — 1 Comment

IMMA - some photos

A lovely warm day at a great location, IMMA , today  - great location for sketching and painting and Alison and Sean had a great discussion about conceptual art, to see more photos click on the link , Sorry Mags I couldnt find you for the photos but great to meet you today

http://www.flickr.com/photos/84676622@N07/…

Read on...

Added by Norah Blount on September 5, 2012 at 19:30 — No Comments

Cornfields near Rathoath

Not sure if this link works - seems to be erratic so just in case, here is one photo from yesterdays great painting location in Co.Meath (note the Dublin brolly though)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/84676622@N07/…

Read on...

Added by Norah Blount on August 10, 2012 at 18:00 — 3 Comments

An afternoon in the bog !

I headed out again today as I had lots of paint left on my palette from yesterday - I recently got a new pochade box from Open boxM and it is great for just keeping bag loaded and ready to go when the weather is good - I had trouble with that sky and had to wipe it all out - it changed so fast and the flies were a nuisance but the surroundings were beautiful and the camera doesnt capture all the colours and details (unless your name is Sean )…

Read on...

Added by Norah Blount on June 10, 2012 at 19:36 — 1 Comment

9-Day Weather Forecast

Weather Forecaster

   > CLICK HERE

-----------------

   Plein Eire on Fb

  Art in the Open Fb

Badge

Loading…

Upload Photos

Got several photos of an event to post to Plein Eire?
Click PIX.IE
When uploaded, add the link to your Plein Eire post - Its easy!

FLICKR or PICASA are alternatives.

Website Sponsor



Notes

Making the most of your profile page

Created by Plein Eire Administrator Jan 24, 2011 at 10:36am. Last updated by Plein Eire Administrator Jan 28, 2015.

Notes

Created by Plein Eire Administrator Jan 12, 2010 at 2:18am. Last updated by Plein Eire Administrator Jun 1, 2012.

Posting Artwork on Plein Eire

Created by Plein Eire Administrator Jul 15, 2010 at 1:33am. Last updated by Plein Eire Administrator Jan 10, 2012.

© 2017   Created by Plein Eire Administrator.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service