Spring is well on the way here with a number of warmer days and vigorous growth in the countryside.
This little piece was painted plein air, direct from nature just outside a small hamlet called Pioussay in the south west of France.
It was a bit of a struggle to get it down quickly before the conditions changed. but fortunately the light lingered, and I was able to get it onto the canvas quite well. Only a small amount of adjustment was required subsequently in the…Read on...
Added by Jean David on April 29, 2015 at 8:00 — No Comments
The artists below have already registered for Art in the Open 2015. If you haven't, there's still time but don't delay.
The following list is purely for your interest and I will update it periodically. If your name isn't below, don't panic but by all means send me a message…Read on...
Well, not a paintout exactly, although most of us did bring materials. But the weather was dreadful with heavy rain. However, we were in the right place because part of the plan was to visit the 137th Annual Exhibition of The Dublin Painting and Sketching Club and to start the day with the Portrait Painting Demonstration by Jim Doolan.
It was wonderful. Security man, John, sat as a jolly model for Jim. Jim used water colours. Among many other tips he told us that he did not eschew…Read on...
Added by Sally Downey on April 26, 2015 at 19:32 — No Comments
Added by Sally Downey on April 26, 2015 at 19:08 — No Comments
Great turnout again and great to see Rhoda back. Sorry I missed it. Looking forward to seeing the paintings when you post them!
Called into Pat the Painters exhibition in Enfield on way back from Birr. Terrific exhibition Pat.
Dee and Anna supplied the photo. If anyone has any more please add them to the…Read on...
Added by Sally Downey on April 12, 2015 at 17:52 — No Comments
Added by Jan Ryan on April 12, 2015 at 16:30 — No Comments
Bernie and David happy new members of Boyne Valley.
(Another) Bernie and Eric happy too in Boyne Valley with Julia, Boyne…Read on...