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Paintings from the Couch

All normal plans are on hold as I am laid up until Christmas. With Art Source in the RDS fast approaching I had to get the paints out and get painting. The cupboards were raided and all the iconic bottles were lined up for a variety of still life paintings on 6" x 8" panels. Easy to paint on the couch. The fridge was next... [...]

Sunny-Side Up!

On the easel today was "Sunny-side Up". I am working from home this week and running out of props. This egg was going in the bin so I grabbed it. Using my Alla Prima pochade box as my easel, made in the USA, its a piece of art in itself, Expensive, but I absolutely love it. It is my new baby!! Click here to purchase [...]

Conkers and Crutches

"Conkers" 6" x 8" oil on board I am making the most of "resting up" and working on small still life studies this week. We collected these conkers at St Stephen's Green last weekend. They were falling off the trees and hitting everyone. It was hilarious. All the children were running to collect them. It was nice to see the old tradition of playing conkers [...]

Garlic Still Life

I am laid up with a sore knee so painting from home. Looking around the kitchen I spotted these garlic and thought I would give them a go. Love painting small. "Garlic" is available HERE if you would like to purchase it.

Dos Cortado (two coffees)