Strada easel challenge - January 2021 January is a pretty quiet month and we usually go away for a few weeks, with the gallery closed and no art classes. This January was a bit different, With lockdown there was no holiday and very little to do. So I was delighted when I heard about the Strada Easel Challenge January 2021. [...]
Champion Green campaign urges people to shop locally. Since our opening earlier this month I have been delighted with local support here in Skerries and really appreciate the lovely shoppers who have called in to say hello, bought a card, print or painting. Your support is so amazing and I can't thank you enough. If each adult spent just €20 extra in small businesses each [...]
When you don't have a model the next best thing is a self-portrait! My first attempt was from a photo on my iPad. 6' x 8" oil on board The second is working from a mirror. 6" x 6" oil on board. Really enjoying these studies and will keep practising. Plenty of room for improvement, and practice makes perfect after all!!