Croagh Patrick and a rainbow of trees. Bright light breaking through clouds and Croagh Patrick beyond. Continue reading “Croagh Patrick”
Mist lifting in the evening sun. Darkness approaching. Continue reading “Poolbeg through the Mist”
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. Continue reading “Awakening out of Winter”
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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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.
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”. Continue reading “The Redwood the Raven and Me”
#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. Continue reading “Finished #WorkingInTheWindow in #Cabinteely Dublin 2017”
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? Continue reading “#WorkingInTheWindow #AskMeAnythingAboutArt”
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. Continue reading “Working with Baltic Birch Plywood”
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.