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May 2011 Blog Posts (9)

North West Painters

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Our day out painting today (sunday 29th)  was an experance,our goal was to paint Dunluce castle on the north coast, and for a change the weather forcast was correct,  wet in the morning turning bright and breezy later. On the way we visited the White rocks area which is within site of Dunluce. The wind was quite strong blowing sand about, so we headed on to our target. The…

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Added by Patrick Brennan on May 29, 2011 at 21:00 — 5 Comments

Heritage Park Ferrycarrig May 29th 2011

Many thanks to Maura and all in the Heritage Park, who made us feel so welcome. We had a wonderful day.After a slow start this morning, the weather picked up nicely to provide us with ideal conditions.The Park provided some wonderful painting opportunities. great views, old farmsteads, lake, woodlands etc...the food from the park restaurant was really good…

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Added by Karen Scannell on May 29, 2011 at 20:00 — 2 Comments

Exhibition 3rd June: Drawing Dublin Together - Collective Perspectives

Dublin Sketchers announce 2nd Annual Exhibition


A group of amateur artists brought together by a common passion for sketching and painting are exploring every corner of Dublin every Sunday, including its streets, galleries and beaches – resulting in a collaborative exhibition in the Sol Art Gallery on Friday 3rd June.


On show in the gallery will be a diverse range of work in a variety of mediums, showing how collective…

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Added by Dublin Sketchers on May 27, 2011 at 20:56 — No Comments

SEPA PAINTOUT- Kells Co. Kilkenny May 22- 2011


Thanks to Kevin Lewis for pointing us towards Kells today, and directing us to some great venues. Kells was a gem, which I'm ashamed to say, I  had never been to. The Priory was a huge mass of ancient ruins, in a wonderful setting. We had the choice to paint…

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Added by Karen Scannell on May 22, 2011 at 21:00 — 3 Comments

Donegal pic

I'm not sure if you can add multiple pics onto one blog entry ( you can tell I am at the sharp end of all this computer stuff !!!) so I have posted the sketch I did that morning.

Added by Barry R Herniman on May 18, 2011 at 8:22 — No Comments

Painting in Donegal

This was a VERY windy day up at Melmore Head in Co Donegal and my group was getting blown about all over the place. Then we decided to move further along the beach and found a spot beneath a large sand dune and there was no wind at all. So it was an extreemly pleasant experience with the sun beating down on us and some great light across the water. On the way back we stopped… Read on...

Added by Barry R Herniman on May 18, 2011 at 8:16 — No Comments

Life Drawing, new session! ( The other way of working from nature! )

The next registration for Wexford Life Drawing will be Monday 8pm the 16th of May
Fee €70 this will give you a guaranteed eight week run of a two and a half hour drawing session every Monday night with a variety of interesting models including a couple of new models as well, great value!

Added by Paddy Darigan on May 11, 2011 at 17:29 — No Comments


Today Plein Eire achieved a landmark 300 members - as easy as falling off a cliff!"  .


That may be a derisory number by the standards of Facebook or The National Lottery, but everyone here has a genuine shared interest. More than merely owning a computer or each wishing for a million euro, we have something in common, something rather…

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Added by Plein Eire Administrator on May 7, 2011 at 21:57 — 2 Comments

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