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Tuesday, 11 December 2018

2054 'Sandy Pair'

15 x 20 cm oil on panel, framed

These two girls were very busy digging in the sand not sure what they were making, but both were liberally coated in sand.

Thursday, 6 December 2018

2053 Saving Jelly Fish

8" x 6" / 20 x 15 cm oil on panel, to be framed
I noticed this little girl picking up stranded jelly fish when the tide went out and returning many to the water.

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

2052 'Sand Chucker'

6" x 8" / 15 x 20 cm oil on panel, framed when dry.

Here is Tim having fun chucking sand onto the rocks at the beach

Monday, 3 December 2018

2051 'Waiting for Dad,

8" x 6" / 20 x 15 cm oil on panel, framed as soon as dry!

Started painting again after recovering from two back to back exhibitions. I thought that I would like a change from still lifes and had a bunch of ref photos from a trip to the beach with the grandsons. Got some interesting shots which is always a bit difficult as people can be funny about strangers taking shots of their kids. We had some great weather this summer almost a heatwave which is unheard of here in Ireland. So it was a great opportunity to get some snaps for painting.

Friday, 16 November 2018

2047 Grape Trophy

20 x 20 cm oil on canvas, box framed behind glass

Available though Gallery Kilbaha, Co. Clare

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

2046 'Bread'

50 x 50 cm oil on canvas, framed ready to hang
I remembered that I had bought this old enamel bread bin awhile back from an auction and as I had been painting a lot of vintage enamel kitchenalia I dug it out of my garage/store room and hey presto another painting was born! available via my web-site

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Tuesday, 6 November 2018

2044 Purple Garlic

20 x 20 cm 8" x 8" oil on canvas box framed

First of 6 small paintings for Art Source

Monday, 5 November 2018

2043 End to End

6" x 8" / 15 x 20 centimeter oil on panel, framed
Have been so busy with exhibitions and painting that I quite forget to post my new paintings, so I'll try and catch up in the next weeks.

Sunday, 14 October 2018

2040 Delicious Brie SOLD!

     6"x 8" 15 x 20  oil on panel

An Irish Brie produced in Wicklow Most delicious, gone now!

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

2037 Mine With Lime

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

My last painting to be framed, now onto small 15 x 20 cm paintings which I will frame myself. The last paintings to be done before Wexford opera festival and then Art Source! Phew!!

Sunday, 7 October 2018

2036 Ready to Pour SOLD!

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

Enjoyed painting the enamel teapots before so I couldn't resist portraying them again, along with my favourite Denby jug.

Saturday, 6 October 2018

2035 Silver,Brass and Copper SOLD!

50 x 60 cm 20" x 24" oil on canvas

I'm enjoying painting these teapots and kettles, thought that they would make a great group together.

Wednesday, 3 October 2018

2034 Soda Please!

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

I bought this lovely cherry red soda siphon  in England on a recent trip. There are many vintage,  quirky soda siphons around, I am always on the look-out for them, cocktail shakers too.

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

2033 Explosive

40 x 40 cm oil on canvas, available

Gin and tonic with pink grapefruit, The colours in the photo din't come out quite like the painting, but you get the idea. ! 

Friday, 28 September 2018

2032 Intertwined

50 x 50 cm / 20" x 20" oil on canvas

An old brass charger was among a box full of old metal plates and platters, although rather bashed and mended I liked the pattern that had been beaten onto it. Paired with some beeswax candles I thought it would make a good subject to paint, though it became a 'fiddler' I could have fiddled and corrected this painting forever more!
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