Detail of a ‘Aligning the Planets’ painting that I am revisiting at the moment.. For the past year I thought this painting was finished, but I’m feeling a new energy with it now. Some detail sections below. Full size 100cm x 100cm, oil and cold wax on linen Detail Details Detail
Light Movement,Oil, coldwax on canvas,30xm x 30cm
I enjoy how colours talk to each other and the challenge of making them work within one shared space. Line and texture fall into that same venture at some point and pose similar challenges. I never really know where a painting is going until almost the end. I can’t usually tell when, until I come …
A large scale work in progress.. It’s a question of what survives and what must give in.
My first of 2020 and part of a small works project I am working on. Dawn, Oil, Coldwax on Panel, 15cm x 15cm
Red, Oil on canvas, 30cm x 30cm Study for 'Red', Charcoal on Paper
For all who have loved and lost, bereavement floats on strange waters.. J-19, Oil on Canvas, 60cm x 70vm
After the Rain, Oil and Beeswax on Canvas, 40cm x 40cm
‘Shared Space’Oil and beeswax on canvas40cm x 40cm
I see it I paint it I feel it I paint it I dream it I paint it Eltanin, Oil on Canvas, 80cm x 80cm I hear it I paint it I want it I paint it I don’t want it I paint it I love it I paint it Eltanin, close up detail Eltanin, …
So thrilled to be a part of this https://youtu.be/TtZdpQYZfH
I am currently working on this painting and this was an early stage where it was a few months ago. I felt at the time that it could be finished at that early stage and I didn't want to do much more with it. I put it aside for a few weeks, which is what …
Having my son Aaron home from Berlin the past week, I was excited to show him my new work in my studio. He made some interesting observations and one that worked for this particular painting titled Killing Pink. So I revisited it once more with some extra blue and now I think it feels more …
Trying to fix a painting.. inspired by thoughts and visual awareness from my hike today..well yesterday now.. terrains, tree felling, January sunset, tree stumps, wild winds over Lough Tay and spying on sparrow hawk trying to fly against the winds.. .
My first art swop with fellow artist Michael Gemmell.. and Limerick School of Art and Design graduate.. I am truly honored to swop with such a talented artist who was tutored by John Shinnors and both of whom I’ve admired since discovering their work during my early years as an artist. I am completely inspired …
This was meant to be a study for a new painting but I feel it's painted itself to a place I already.. Who knows.. In progress..
Moving on with this current work in progress and this newly begun small little painting, I hope for the colour to return soon in this white snowy February we are having right now..
'Solace' Oil, Mixed Media on Canvas, 61cm x 61cm The light changes so much in the forest as I walk through it almost every day. I feel apart of the surrounding atmosphere and I absorb all of its virtues through all my senses. The enormity of the trees, the scent, the colours, the light, the …
Two of my most recent paintings titled, 'Tall Trees' and 'Campfire', will be exhibited next week at Signal Arts Centre 16th Annual Members Exhibition, 1 Albert Avenue, Bray Co. Wicklow. The show runs from May 23rd to June 5th 2016, with the opening May 29th 3pm to 5pm. All are welcome!
Here's a little piece of my studio floor. Some things brought inside.