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June 2012 Blog Posts (13)

Passionate about Pastels!

It was during the Art in the Open festival '09 that I was introduced to pastels after watching a demonstration by Greg Moore.  Since then I have grown to love this medium, trying out different brands of soft pastels and various types of pastel grounds of which Unison and Sennelier pastels being my favourite and Clairefontaine pastelmat my preferred ground to work on.  It has been through Greg's tutoring and encouragement that this year I joined and have recently become a full member of…

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Added by Jane Meyler on June 26, 2012 at 23:19 — 4 Comments

Boyne Valley on the Canal

Added by Sean Quinn on June 25, 2012 at 16:12 — No Comments

A great day for painting.

Added by deirdre shanny on June 23, 2012 at 19:29 — No Comments

Trip to Leenane PEBV

Well, its all over.  We left for Lennane good friends and came back better friends.  And made a new friend there.  Hi, Deirdre.  It was lovely to meet you and thank you so much for introducing us to Finny.  It was unforgettable.  Hope we meet again soon.  

Have a look at our link.  Hope it brings back happy memories.  Sally

Added by Sally Downey on June 22, 2012 at 20:00 — 2 Comments

Tony Robinson at the "Noordwijk Schilder Festival 2012"

Our own Tony Robinson is flying the flag for us at the Noordwijk Schilder Festival 2012 on that link to see information about this festival, and also up to date images of his work, as they fly off the easel...Looks like he's painting up a storm!!

Good Luck Tony!

Here's a direct link to the works Tony has produced already!! :- …

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Added by Karen Scannell on June 21, 2012 at 8:30 — 1 Comment

SEPA Paintout -Sunday 17th/june- The Cornloft Centre

What a great day SEPA had at The CornLoft Centre, Tomsallagh, Ferns Yesterday !

From our…

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Added by Karen Scannell on June 18, 2012 at 5:30 — 4 Comments


Article in newspaper Ouest-France about SEPA members visit to Wexford's French twin town.

Added by Kevin Freeney on June 14, 2012 at 11:26 — 4 Comments

SEPA Paintout - June 3rd at Passage East Co. Waterford


Phil....checking the wind direction in Passage East June 3rd!

It was such a pity the weather was cold, however the trip was worth it, to take time to have a look at Passage East, as usually, I…

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Added by Karen Scannell on June 14, 2012 at 10:30 — No Comments

An afternoon in the bog !

I headed out again today as I had lots of paint left on my palette from yesterday - I recently got a new pochade box from Open boxM and it is great for just keeping bag loaded and ready to go when the weather is good - I had trouble with that sky and had to wipe it all out - it changed so fast and the flies were a nuisance but the surroundings were beautiful and the camera doesnt capture all the colours and details (unless your name is Sean )…

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Added by Norah Blount on June 10, 2012 at 19:36 — 1 Comment

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Added by gerard hegarty on June 7, 2012 at 20:43 — 1 Comment

Catching the light

Added by gerard hegarty on June 7, 2012 at 20:36 — No Comments

Poolbeg Paintout


This is today's effort...

Added by Valerie Syms Martin on June 2, 2012 at 16:21 — 1 Comment

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