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Plein air Skerries Mills

Easter Sunday 20 degrees.  What better way to spend it than an afternoon of Plein air painting in Skerries Mills. […]

The Rock and the Bill

Rockabill Lighthouse Today's painting is of Rockabill Lighthouse off Skerries, title "The Rock And The Bill" 6" x 6" oil on panel. Rockabill is a group of two islands "The Rock" and "The Bill" situated about 6 kilometres off Skerries south beach, County Dublin.   The two granite islands are separated by a channel about 20 metres wide.   On "The Rock" there is the lighthouse with [...]

Night Out Skerries Harbour

I took this photo on a night out before Christmas with my sisters. Skerries Harbour at night looking very festive and inviting.   We are so lucky to have such a fabulous choice of watering holes! This is day two of my "painting a day" challenge "Night Out, Skerries Harbour" oil on board, available to purchase HERE

Worth the wait!

November and December are always our busier months with fairs running up to Christmas and of course the gallery has to be manned too. So with one thing or another I haven't had time to paint since October and today was my first day back. Storm In A Teacup, the ice cream shop on Skerries Harbour is always busy no matter what the weather, but [...]

Sunset, Skerries Harbour

I love a big canvas.   So this 120x100cm canvas was perfect for a painting I had planned all summer.   The image I was working from was a  photo I took one evening after a lovely dinner in Stoops, our favourite watering hole on Skerries Harbour. Skerries harbour is always spectacular at sunset, but that evening it was extra special.   "Sunset, Skerries Harbour" [...]

Skerries Harbour

Gallery is closed today as Skerries Mills is shut due to a power cut.   Business as usual tomorrow. (hopefully 🌦️🍃💨). Painted this a few weeks back on one of those fabulous summer days we had.  "Skerries Harbour" 12" X 10" oil.   Drove past the harbour this morning and it looks amazing in this stormy weather.   It never ceases to inspire me.   More details about this [...]

May Plein Air

Last September I went to Holland for a masterclass in Plein Air painting and I promised myself when I got home, I would continue painting en plein air. But life takes over and between teaching and exhibitions I had to put it on the back burner......until now..... I have finished courses early this year to be able to paint for the month of May all [...]

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Up early to get the last minute touches on our float. After a wet start, things improved and we managed to add the final touches. Then down to the south strand to join the other floats.   Some fantastic ideas displayed.   Everyone waiting for the judges decision with baited breath. We were thrilled when we were handed the first prize for best float.   [...]

Mother’s Day Shopping Event

SUNDAY 19TH MARCH @ SKERRIES MILLS ARTISAN COURTYARD A huge thank you to all the lovely people that come to our event today.    Plus a very big THANKS to Homebrew, we loved having you with us! The best tunes! So we have a FABULOUS hamper that we'd LOVE you to win! It's filled with lovely goodies & gifts from Karen Wilson Wayland's Forge Silversmiths and Jewellery [...]

Float Building For Skerries St. Patrick’s Day Parade

St. Patrick's Day Parage Working on the Skerries Mills Artisan Courtyard float for the St. Patricks Day Parage today.   My contribution is a giant palette and brush.   Great fun to work on something completely different. Of course no self respecting artist would be without a giant paint brush!