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Digital Virtual Paint-out HOWTH

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Digital Virtual Paint-out HOWTH

Time: April 27, 2020 at 11am to May 4, 2020 at 3pm
Location: Howth Harbour
Street: https://www.google.ie/maps/@53.390884,-6.0709905,3a,75y,266.89h,96.66t/data=!3m9!1e1!3m7!1sV6b7-paROZxAfrjeb-dsxw!2e0!7i16384!8i8192!9m2!1b1!2i31
City/Town: Howth
Website or Map: https://www.google.ie/maps/@5…
Event Type: digital, virtual, paint-out, howth
Organized By: Sean Quinn
Latest Activity: May 7, 2020

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Because we can't meet face-to-face, this is a Digital Virtual Paint-out for the Howth area , no matter where in Ireland, people live, with imagery we can access online in our own homes.  Howth has a lot to offer with 2 lighthouses, a harbour with lots of colourful boats, a customs house, a martello tower and there's also a Howth castle.

 And we have a week to produce a result.   Participants can find their own inspirational  images online, and because the source is digital, people from around the country can take part.  Here are a few links. 

First Google Street, where one can travel around  in a virtual manner.

https://www.google.ie/maps/@53.390884,-6.0709905,3a,75y,266.89h,96.66t/data=!3m9!1e1!3m7!1sV6b7-paROZxAfrjeb-dsxw!2e0!7i16384!8i8192!9m2!1b1!2i31

HOWTH HARBOUR

https://www.google.ie/search?sxsrf=ALeKk02GY_9W2WPkRCgfZTXuV8E8YwDy0g:1587909975924&source=univ&tbm=isch&q=hOWTH+hARBOUR&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi_iLPQoYbpAhVgTRUIHYy9CdUQsAR6BAgKEAE&biw=1706&bih=1152

Howth Images

https://www.google.com/search?q=images+howth+ireland&rlz=1C1CHBD_enIE868IE868&sxsrf=ALeKk00b_-TPsGKrmTIsCFUs92dZhDH-Cw:1587910061639&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwicuaL5oYbpAhVRSxUIHTI7DEAQ_AUoAXoECAwQAw&biw=1280&bih=864

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Comment by Pauline Dunleavy on April 26, 2020 at 20:35

Hello from lovely west Clare 

I'm not the most active member but am wondering when we finish our piece, do we download it here or to Sean? Sorry. I'd love  to try it. Thanks. Hope your all keeping well. Pauline 

Comment by Kyrle Cahill on April 26, 2020 at 20:24

Great idea Sean, Most people will probably know this but just in case...In the google street app mentioned you can not only drive or walk along the street or road, but you can actually zoom into what you are looking at by using the + sign below the little compass on the right of the street image. its great for composing the image, I find places to paint with this regularly and then just go straight to them by shanks mare.  so walk along, turn perpendicular to the shop front for example and then zoom in for close-up.

Comment by Sally Downey on April 26, 2020 at 19:34

Thats a terrific idea Sean and I'm sure you'll have lots of takers. I suppose we can have a cup if coffee first as usual and try to pretend its our regular Sat. morning. 

Comment by Denise Kevany on April 26, 2020 at 19:26

Great idea Sean. Hope to take part. Hi 

Comment by Norah Blount on April 26, 2020 at 18:27

Sean thats a brilliant idea, Ive enjoyed travelling around the streets already. It will be good to try to paint from that street app, thank you

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