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watercolour magazine
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I promised to send the details for this new magazine to a few people I met on paint-outs so here it is - it comes out every two months and Issue 4 is out this week or you can subscribe on-line if…Read on...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Patrick Brennan Sep 10, 2011.

Paint-outs
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Are dates and locations for all paint-outs listed here under "plein Air Events" ? I thought I saw the Dublin group meeting today but couldnt find it when I looked last night and the same for the…Read on...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Norah Blount Sep 19, 2011.

 

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Bernadette McCarthy commented on Norah Blount's event 'National Gallery Dublin'
"Unfortunately I now cannot join you in NGI tomorrow.  I look forward to the next outing"
Jan 27
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National Gallery Dublin at National Gallery Dublin

January 28, 2023 from 11am to 3pm
Last saturday in Jan and a chance to see Turners watercolours or his other exhibition "Turner, the sun is God". That one finishes on 6th Feb and there is a charge so you need to book it if coming. As always, plenty to sketch outside or in the gallery. Looking forward to seeing everyone after a long January.See More
Jan 25
Norah Blount commented on Norah Blount's event 'National Gallery Dublin'
"Great Kyrle see you there"
Jan 23
Kyrle Cahill commented on Norah Blount's event 'National Gallery Dublin'
"Same Here Norah 1215, Hope you are fully recovered, and Im looking forward to the foray into the city."
Jan 23
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National Gallery Dublin at National Gallery Dublin

January 28, 2023 from 11am to 3pm
Last saturday in Jan and a chance to see Turners watercolours or his other exhibition "Turner, the sun is God". That one finishes on 6th Feb and there is a charge so you need to book it if coming. As always, plenty to sketch outside or in the gallery. Looking forward to seeing everyone after a long January.See More
Jan 23
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National Gallery Dublin at National Gallery Dublin

January 28, 2023 from 11am to 3pm
Last saturday in Jan and a chance to see Turners watercolours or his other exhibition "Turner, the sun is God". That one finishes on 6th Feb and there is a charge so you need to book it if coming. As always, plenty to sketch outside or in the gallery. Looking forward to seeing everyone after a long January.See More
Jan 22
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National Gallery Dublin at National Gallery Dublin

January 28, 2023 from 11am to 3pm
Last saturday in Jan and a chance to see Turners watercolours or his other exhibition "Turner, the sun is God". That one finishes on 6th Feb and there is a charge so you need to book it if coming. As always, plenty to sketch outside or in the gallery. Looking forward to seeing everyone after a long January.See More
Jan 22
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Summer's Roses-Seattle Art Museum Workshop

"Oh how beautiful Ned, good to see your work again,take care"
Dec 18, 2022
Norah Blount commented on Michele Dalton's blog post Botanic Garden 3/12/2022
"That was a great location for a drawing Michelle, the structures there had great variety. You put your skills with perspective to good use. "
Dec 5, 2022
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Botanic Gardens Boyne Valley paintout at Botanic Gardens

December 3, 2022 from 11am to 3pm
Apologies for late posting. Meet up at 11am in the coffee shop.See More
Dec 3, 2022
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Botanic Gardens Boyne Valley paintout at Botanic Gardens

December 3, 2022 from 11am to 3pm
Apologies for late posting. Meet up at 11am in the coffee shop.See More
Dec 3, 2022
Norah Blount commented on Norah Blount's event 'Botanic Gardens Boyne Valley paintout'
"Map at bottom of page on this link for craftystudios shop About - (craftystudio.ie)"
Dec 3, 2022
Norah Blount commented on Norah Blount's event 'Botanic Gardens Boyne Valley paintout'
"It's a beautiful place John, well captured by your watercolours . I might also call up to CraftyStudios new store, they used to be online only. I think it is close to the botanic gardens"
Dec 3, 2022
John Moriarty commented on Norah Blount's event 'Botanic Gardens Boyne Valley paintout'
Dec 2, 2022
John Moriarty commented on Norah Blount's event 'Botanic Gardens Boyne Valley paintout'
"just a heads up guys, Deirdre and i were in the Botanic gardens Nov12 sadly nobody else turned up."
Dec 2, 2022

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Boyne Valley Clogherhead June 22

Posted on June 19, 2022 at 8:49 — 1 Comment

Plein Eire Boyne Valley at the RHA Dublin

Sally, Michelle, Bernadette, Anna, Frank, Noel and Brian at the RHA today with Franks sculpture (Noel and Brian, sorry you missed the photo). A photo or words do not do Frank's sculpture justice so it is well worth a visit. The whole exhibition is wonderful this year. Kate Began's wonderful Monaghan landscape in oils stands out in the gallery too, wonderful to see in life. I am looking forward to a 2nd visit. I didnt get photos of the wonderful detail so if anyone wants to add in photos here…

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Posted on June 11, 2022 at 18:01 — 4 Comments

Clogherhead paint out Nov 21 PEBV

Thank you all for your company today - Sally, Sean, Robery, Anna, Michael and David. Thank you David for all your great tips with watercolours. It was great to watch the lifeboat being brought up the beach with that wonderful light in the distant skies, A few photos attached, Very happy with my new Leder Easel, if only it would do the painting too !…

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Posted on November 13, 2021 at 19:09 — 3 Comments

painting from the car home made easel

I found this while thinking about ordering a new plein air set up for watercolour outdoors or in the car, looks handy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M34IeXS2kuM

Posted on May 16, 2020 at 13:55 — 2 Comments

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At 17:33 on June 9, 2022, Barra said…

Thanks Norah, I will send on my email by PM for the group mailshot, just getting to grips with the site after joining this week, very kind of you to help.

At 8:59 on March 20, 2020, Julian Reynolds said…

I was only out a couple of times with the group, at Sandycove and Cabinteely a couple of years ago, but hope to do more.

At 22:29 on September 23, 2019, Kyrle Cahill said…

Hi Norah. speaking of Second Sleep, I heard an interesting interview between Tubridy and Robert Harris the author who has just written a novel called just that. it has an interesting twist, its out on kindle and I just got it this minute. Its dystopian and I'm saying no more.

At 0:26 on September 24, 2018, Frank mc auliffe said…

Hello. Thanks for your invitation. I do not have alerts set sobsorry for not reacting when you r request came in. Thanks again

At 20:26 on June 27, 2018, Kyrle Cahill said…

Hi Norah

you never disturbed me at all it was a pleasure to chat. I had the best time there, I have not enjoyed painting as much in a long long long time, I will definitely do more as soon as there is a paint out, I'll make sure I'm on it.

Kyrle

At 20:05 on June 27, 2018, Susan Crossan said…

Up and running Norah! Watch this space... 

At 7:25 on February 26, 2018, Margaret Costello said…

Thanks so much Norah. That book looks great, and I've sent for a copy via Amazon. It was really nice to meet you on Saturday.I'm looking forward to another Plein Eire day, but just a bit less cold!

At 13:16 on February 21, 2018, Noel Hayes said…

Unfortunately can't make weekdays yet. Looking forward to the day I can. It's coming up, not soon enough. Any weekends?

At 12:47 on February 21, 2018, Noel Hayes said…

Hi Norah, good to hear form you, nice to see someone local. Look forward to attending some Paint Outs. Just signed up, intended to do this for such a long time.

At 14:20 on September 16, 2017, Paul D'Arcy said…

Pleasure Norah, glad you enjoyed it.

 
 
 

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