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Monday, 17 September 2018

2030 'Exposed'

30 x 60 cm oil on canvas

Another painting to carry on the theme of yesterdays painting, the colours of the background are slightly more yellow, can't always get the colours accurate with photography despite photo editing.

Sunday, 16 September 2018

2029 'Opening'

12" x 24" / 30 x 60 cm oil on canvas, framed

Now here is something different from my usual style! duck eggs in a row with my old coffee pot, vase and lily. It's so nice to have a change in painting styles, very refreshing, painted a sister painting to this one which I will post tomorrow. 

Tuesday, 4 September 2018

Autumnal Colour

8" x 6" oil on panel, framed

It's coming up to that time of year again! I look forward to the summer for so many months and then it's gone again so quickly. Still each season has it's own pleasures, the turning of the leaves being one of them.

Wednesday, 29 August 2018

2028 'Plum Line'

6" x 8" / 15 x 20 cm framed, €195 available through Old Market House Arts Centre , Dungarvan

3 lovely juicy fruits, bright colours of summer. How lucky we are to have such a wide variety of fruit available the year through. But none taste so delicious as the summer ones.

Monday, 27 August 2018

2027 Ready for Painting

39.5 x 61 cm / 15 1/2" x 24" oil on panel

Started this one a while back and it's finally finished, framed

Saturday, 25 August 2018

2026 Leaning

6" x 8" / 15 x 20 cm oil on panel, framed. Available at Old Market House Arts Centre, Dungarvan

Found these pretty pears at the local supermarket, unfortunately they looked better than they tasted!

Sunday, 19 August 2018

2025 Morning Coffee SOLD!

40 x 40 cm 16" x 16" oil on canvas

I strolled through a flee market in northern France in June where I found this lovely old Peugeot coffee grinder, looking beautifully chipped and vintage. I bought several other items that will appear in future paintings, looking forward to painting them. I wish I could paint a bit faster, have more ideas than time!

Monday, 13 August 2018

2024 Blue Teapot

40cm x 40 cm / 16" x 16" oil on canvas

I found this old chipped enamel teapot in a local auction along with a few ancient kitchen bits and bobs including this egg timer, which was so dirty you couldn't see the sand in the glass, so that did get a clean. But the teapot I left with all it's layer of dust and cobwebs. The egg I found with the feather attached one morning while making breakfast, and of course it had to get included

Sunday, 5 August 2018

2023 Rustic three

15 x 20 cm 6" x 8" oil on board, framed

A Spanish terracotta dish was the starting point for this painting framed and available from my web-site.

2022 Cuddle Up!

15 x 20 cm 6" x 8" oil on panel, framed, in gallery
Fresh figs are so interesting to paint and lovely to eat afterwards!

Wednesday, 1 August 2018

2019 Coffee with Lemons SOLD

20 x 25 cm 8" x 10" oil on canvas panel

Still haven't caught up with blogging, hoping to catch up soon!

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

2018 On a Pedestal

8" x 8" / 20 x 20 cm oil on panel, framed, available

Trying to get a few small paintings done for a gallery down south, I have a list of paintings I want to paint and somehow my time seems to get spent doing other things, I wish I could paint faster!

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

2016 Queen of Hearts

8" x 10" / 20 x 25 cm oil on canvas panel , framed

Not catching up with my posting on this blog. one of my recent favourites!

Saturday, 7 July 2018

Monday, 2 July 2018

2014 In Harbour

15 x 15 cm oil on canvas, framed, available

I have got so far behind in my posting, it will take me a little while to catch up. So much to do and time flies by and things get neglected. It is so hot here in Ireland, a very rare occurrence, that it's hard to concentrate and things get put off until the weather goes back to normal, (cool and rainy!)

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

2013 Summer Colours, SOLD!

20 x 25 cm / 8" x 10" oil on panel, framed,

Dug out this pretty piece of material I had, to use it as a background for my pots, love the colours, looking forward to summer.
We have real April weather here, rain, shine and repeat, clouds moved along by the very gusty winds.

Friday, 20 April 2018

2012 Silver and Blue

20 x 25 cm = 8" x 10" oil on canvas panel, framed

My blue bottle again, he has featured in a number of my still lifes, past and present. I think he is  admiring his own reflection in his silver companions.

Thursday, 19 April 2018

2011 Blues and Green SOLD

20 x 25 cm 6" x 8" oil on panel framed SOLD

3 of my bottle collection, really liked their coloured shadows

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

2010 Cocktail Time

15 x 20 cm 6" x 8" oil on panel, framed, available

Back to small paintings, have some nice frames made up by my framer, ready to go.
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