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My Irish art via Print on Demand at fineartamerica.com

Croagh Patrick with my easel set up on the Greenway at Mulranny.


I’ve uploaded some new images of Ireland to fineartamerica.com. My profile page is https://fineartamerica.com/profiles/catherine-considine.html. and there are more to come in the coming weeks.

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Narcissi in Shamrock

My paintings of daffodils features on the cover of Peter Mulholland’s new book “Love’s Betrayal: The Decline of Catholicism and Rise of New Religions in Ireland”. Published by Peter Lang: https://www.peterlang.com/view/9781788744324/xhtml/fm_copyright.xhtml

Love’s Betrayal: The Decline of Catholicism and Rise of New Religions in Ireland. By Peter Mulholland.

I did a few paintings before this one suited Peter’s ideas for the cover, in his words “The 432 daffodils refer to the year that St Patrick is said to have come to Christianise Ireland and the  cumulative development of the narcissism that led to the Church being brought to its knees by the scandal of child abuse while the shamrock in the foreground also allude to St Patrick and the doctrine of the holy trinity which is discussed in the book”.

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Poolbeg through the Mist

A fading mist, a beautiful evening, shadow moving westward.

Mist lifting in the evening sun. Darkness approaching.

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Awakening out of Winter

Awakening out of winter, I finished this gull painting last week, it’s been on my mind and I’ve been sketching the idea since being on Achill last year. In the shallows, the seaweed turns over with the tide, mixing with the foam – rich pickings for the gull.

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New paintings uploaded for print on demand

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I’ve uploaded paintings of Mayo 2017 to my gallery of Irish art on fineartamerica.com. There’s quite an array of products they print onto now.

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The Redwood the Raven and Me

As we drove along the M7 to Limerick last week, I was taken by the number of trees that are laden with ivy across the beautiful landscape. Not great. We need our trees – as the saying goes “if you want things to stay the same, something has to change”.

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Finished #WorkingInTheWindow in #Cabinteely Dublin 2017

#workinginthewindow at Sheila Considine Fashion Design, Cabinteely, Co. Dublin

#workinginthewindow was a great experience, thank you Sheila Considine for the opportunity. It was a great experience to talk to people while I was working.

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Getting ready – My easel setup in Sheila Considine’s fashion design shop.

Tomorrow, Thursday the 12th of October 2017, I’ll be painting a still life, in oil in Sheila Considine’s fashion shop in Cabinteely Co. Dublin. This evening I set up the easel – I’ve never done anything like this before and I’m really looking forward to it, talking about art and painting all day – what could be better?

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Working with Baltic Birch Plywood

There’s a strange atmosphere you get when a veil of cloud is just deep enough to obscure the sunset, yet turn everything blue in the early evening. Golden Strand, Dogurt. Oil painting 492mm x 380mm

This year I’ve been developing my own prepared wood panels for my paintings. After a lot of research and experimentation, (thank you Lathams – timber specialists), I’ve settled on higher grade 3mm 3 ply Baltic Birch (low formaldehyde). It’s a fine balance of weight and rigidity that works particularly well for working outdoors. I use 16mm solid core Baltic Birch for bracing the panel, it’s rigid and strong.

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A Finsbury Park Sketchbook

I’m sorting through my sketches of Finsbury Park, North London, these are a mixture of paint, pencil, Wacom Inkling, pan pastel, watercolour and conte crayon.

Some are done in Finsbury Park and some from photographs.