YET...... ANOTHER FANTASTIC DAYS PAINTING WAS HAD BY ALL.REGARDLESS OF WEATHER CONDITIONS THE DEDICATED CREW MUSTERED INSPIRATION FROM THE BEAUTIFUL SCENERY THAT LAYTOWN OFFERED .NEXT WEEK WE ARE MEETING UP AT BECTIVE ABBEY DETAILS WILL BE PUBLISHED DURING THE WEEK.DO COME ALONG AND JOIN US IN A FULL DAY OF FUN, CRAIC, PAINTING.
Click on this link for more photos of the day:http://pix.ie/karendscannell/album/413441
Added by Karen Scannell on June 20, 2011 at 9:30 — No Comments
Our relatively new group of…Read on...
Take a look at this little video. not what you would like to happen. you will find it on youtube.
Added by Patrick Brennan on June 15, 2011 at 19:00 — No Comments
A visual account of our opening night - a great time had by all and we're sad to say it closes tomorrow. A brilliant week, looking forward to next year already!
Added by Dublin Sketchers on June 12, 2011 at 23:44 — No Comments
Was there ever such a summer with so impressive a selection or art courses boasting the array of talent as in Ireland in 2011?
What a paradox - the wiser I get, the more I realise how little I know.
So if you haven't signed up at one of these courses to improve your artistic skills or to broaden your creativity, there are few excuses.
Several specifically plein air courses are listed on our 'Events' section given by artists such as Fergal Flanagan, Tom King (voted…Read on...
Added by Plein Eire Administrator on June 12, 2011 at 23:13 — No Comments
Watching a BBC programme on British landscape painting at the weekend I came across a new word. Well, new to me...."Stoffage".
Rather like 'en plein air' these things sound much grander in French, don't they?
- or should that be 'en francais'?
Anyway, it turns out 'stoff-ah -je' is what landscape painters call figures in a landscape going about their ordinary daily business - usually that is to say peasants dressed in peasant garb and…Read on...
What a change in weather a day brings! From yesterday's highs of about 23 degrees, our day today started out very chilly indeed!! Poor Geraldine had made the trip from Co. Wicklow yesterday in great weather, to be confronted this morning with a blast of c-c-c-cold air!
Feathard on Sea had a couple of events on during the day, so most of the group decided to…Read on...
"How much do you charge for them?", "how long did it take you?", "Is that oil paint?", "My brothers a hairdresser"!..Just some fun with these locals. They stayed for about half an hour..I was worn out chatting to them. The lad in the strips said:
"I don't like painting in colours..I only use black and white"!!
I explained to him that black and white are…Read on...