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April 2013 Blog Posts (6)

David Begley Portrait Workshop @ The Swallowsnest Studio

David explaining the golden section:

A big thank you to David and Hanneke, who gave a wonderful workshop yesterday at The Swallowsnest Studio. I think everyone benefited enormously from David's patient and insightful guidance...and Hanneke's patience :)

Work in progress, created at a recent residency at…

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Added by Karen Scannell on April 28, 2013 at 8:46 — No Comments

Irish Plein Air Painters

I thought if anyone had interesting material relating to Irish Plein Air artists they could post it here.

I know that I am pretty much ignorant about the history of Plein Air so anything of interest would

be good. I would like to see other members posts rather than randomly trawling through the web.

On that note does anyone have images of plein air paintings by Frank O'Meara a 19th Century Irish

artist I recently came across.

Added by Patrick T Daly on April 25, 2013 at 15:41 — 2 Comments

SEPA Paintout at Edenvale, Co. Wexford April 21st

The" Wonder's  Return"...... The start of Spring heralded the return of our friends Jane and Louise, who were only recently back from their trip to the Second Annual  Plein Air Convention & Expo in Monterey - Carmel , California. It may have felt like the start of Spring, but our two brave souls, certainly didn't have a "Spring" in their step, as they were still…

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Added by Karen Scannell on April 25, 2013 at 9:00 — No 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 Frank…

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

Nathanial Hone

I came across this exhibition catalogue on the web a while back.

It reminds me of the long tradition that our plein air endeavors

follow in the footsteps of.


Added by Patrick T Daly on April 16, 2013 at 10:58 — 3 Comments

The day that the rains came down.

I suppose we do look a bit glum.  But that was because Norah was not in the picture.  She was taking it. We had what you might call a civic reception in Trim.  Noel French, President Trim Chamber of Commerce and Cllr. James O'Shea, Leas Cathaoirleach of the town council  welcomed us and gave us a broad history of the town of Trim.  They…

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Added by Sally Downey on April 14, 2013 at 21:23 — 4 Comments

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