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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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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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New paintings uploaded for print on demand

Purchase canvas prints, framed prints, and more featuring my art

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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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.

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Mayo 2017 Summer Sketchbook, from Westport to Achill Island

Sketching composition of the dunes on Golden Strand
Sketching the dunes on Golden Strand, Doogurt, Achill Island, Mayo.

Sketches done on my journey across Mayo from  Westport to Achill.

Mostly I used pencil and then there’s some Pan Pastels for colour.

I completed about 10 oil paintings during my travels, and I’m working now on completing the full series in the studio.

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Painting on prepared wood panel

I’ve started to paint on birch plywood panels, the plywood is low formaldehyde Baltic birch. I’ve treated the panels with ph neutral archival PVA (4 coats) and then acrylic gesso (front and back). I’ve built a frame to hold wet paintings that will hold 2 sizes of panel. It’s a really nice panel to work with. Once paintings are dry, I’ll brace them with 14mm plywood (also low formaldehyde Baltic birch).

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West Kerry Paintings in Dublin boutique for Christmas 2016

I’ve hung these paintings for sale in Sheila’s shop in Cabinteely, Co. Dublin along side her wonderful fashion designs.

Each painting comes ready gift-boxed.

See Google map below for details.

The elements of Mount Brandon, & the surrounding landscape, the rock, sediment & growths are pretty amazing. It was a cold day on Fermoyle beach, but the sky light was beautiful. There were many families camped out on the sand, taking it all in and surfing for the day. The children passing by checked out my progress as I painted. Sold
On Inch Beach, 23rd November 2013. Storms have since wiped out the little river and the fence posts.
You can barely see the house through the trees, but it felt to me like the start of a story, summer colours in the foreground contrasting the blues and cyans of the sky, and they in turn varied by reflections and moisture coming up from Glentenassig beyond. A special mix of greys in the mountains and the clouds above.