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April 2011 Blog Posts (7)

Paint out Isle of Doagh

The Derry painters had there fourth paint out on easter monday too the Isle of Doagh , we where joined by Mary Crowly. The day and the area where at there glorous best, plenty of sun and the waves where high and crashing on the rocks creating some fantastic scenery to paint. I got two 20"x16" paintings, one took over two hours to compleat and the other less than an hour with a palet knife, I was under a time constraint as I had to be somwhere else shortley. Mary got a water colour  finished,… Read on...

Added by Patrick Brennan on April 26, 2011 at 8:41 — 1 Comment

Thelma And ????????

Thelma and me are on our way,

 There’s a full load in the back,and

We’re off for a day’s sketching, painting and CRAIC

“I hope I get something down today” she doesn’t reply she’s nothing to say,

But I’m not miffed she houlds her whisht, that’s her way, so along we sway.

“Clonegal today we’re meeting the crowd”..

 “Will there be two, three, ten twenty or more”

  I wonder out loud.

Thelma stays silent not knowing the score.


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Added by Louise Treacy on April 17, 2011 at 11:00 — 8 Comments

Plein Eire Dublin & DPSC joint Paint Out

Last Sat, Apr 9, saw the Plein Eire season really kick off with a joint outing with Plein Eire Dublin group and Dublin Painting & Sketching Club, members and anyboby who wanted to join in to get a taste of what painting and sketching out of doors is all about. The event co-incided with DPSC's annual exhibition being held in Dun Laoire Town Hall, so the venue was the local beauty spot of Sandycove; Joyce's Tower, Forty Foot etc. The weather held up, following the previous few days sunshine,… Read on...

Added by john o'flynn on April 16, 2011 at 0:56 — 1 Comment

Sketching at Farmleigh - Experience Japan Event - 2pm Sunday 17th

Hello all,

There have been lots of suggestions this week but the winning idea is to visit the annual Experience Japan day over in Farmleigh, Phoenix Park. The event was really lovely last year - very busy but a fantastic day out.

From the website:… Read on...

Added by Dublin Sketchers on April 15, 2011 at 15:52 — No Comments

Painting Plein Air at Jacksonville Arboretum, FL. USA

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Little Ducks - 14x18 SOLD by artist CJK

This painting done on location was a quick…

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Added by Claire Kendrick on April 12, 2011 at 11:59 — No Comments

apologies to all#

Just had a month in the \RV Hospital having 2 bones removed from my neck - so unlikely to be much involved until I get the harness o-neck brace off.- any longer I'd have have been paralysed from the neck,How many of us know the condition of our neck bones I wonder? It took an MRI to find out just in time.. Realism or pessimism I'm not sure _ Cant wait to get back painting again, Thanks for all the kind comments


Added by IVOR B.COBURN on April 10, 2011 at 20:49 — 6 Comments

St. Audeon's Church and Park - 2pm this Sunday 3rd April


This week we will be visiting the Christchurch area of Dublin, St. Audeon's Church in particular and the lovely but little known St. Audeon's park. Meeting at 2pm outside St. Audeon's Church, we can spread out and sketch what is of interest in the area and then meet up again at 4pm. For coffee, we will go to the Bull and Castle nearby. Everyone is welcome, hopefully the weather will be good and we can make the most of this historic area of…

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Added by Dublin Sketchers on April 1, 2011 at 16:22 — No Comments

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