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…Read on...
Added by Karen Scannell on April 28, 2013 at 8:46 — No Comments
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.
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…Read on...
Added by Karen Scannell on April 25, 2013 at 9:00 — No Comments
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…Read on...
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.
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…Read on...