New Album

I finally upload some of my current work on my Facebook page. Have a look and see other bits from my art world.. Check it out and feel free to follow! Click here

New Irish Art – May 2016

Lately I’ve been getting some mentions from various art resources which is a really great feeling. Thank you Laura from http://www.newirishart.com who chooses my recent painting ‘Ledge‘ as her favourite.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/359979698960/permalink/10153861236198961/ 

New Irish Art

I’ve recently been added to a great online Irish artist community New Irish Art Have a peek!  

Solace

Some of my new paintings. These are 3 paintings I recently finished. There a lot more to come and I am very excited about this new work. The change in environment has indeed seeped into this new work. County Wicklow has so many beautiful places and there are hidden pieces of detail that take myContinue reading “Solace”

The Start

Part of how I begin a painting The woods is a place I am mostly drawn to. I have a need sometimes to bring some parts of it back to the studio and include as part of my painting. Here is how I begin the painting. Lots of thought goes into the composition before I start.Continue reading “The Start”

A Colourless Look at Colour

I took this on my phone yesterday of a small painting I’m currently  working on. Converted into black and white, shows its texture more and changed its mood somewhat.. The measuring of a narrative stripped of its colour changes slightly to my mind.

Finally

‘Sublime Illusion’ Oil and mixed media on board 40cm x 40cm From my previous body of work. Finally I’m able to frame them all!  All floating in black frames with nothing touching their edges. Come back in January when I will have them all uploaded, bright and shiney in their new shoes 🖼🎨 Happy Christmas!,Continue reading “Finally”

Work In Progress

This is just a detail section of a painting currently in progress where I’ve incorporated actual pieces of the natural surroundings I draw from onto the surface. Colours are that bit brighter in this piece and from a personal level, that is very significant.

Last Of The Blue Moon

This is a recent painting where I brought some bits I’ve gathered from the forest floors while out walking. I wanted to bring the outside surroundings back to my studio for some recent paintings that I am working on. The gathering of such things like pine needles, bits of twigs, broken up pine cones andContinue reading “Last Of The Blue Moon”

Signal Open 2015 Video

Here is a short video put together by Signal Arts Centre of all finalists including my work showing at tomorrow nights official opening of the exhibition. My paintings ‘Memory Loss’ and ‘Here One Day’ will be on show here until August 16th.  http://fb.me/3kcrqbkOJ