Thrills were had as Signal Arts Centre announced the winner of ‘Best in Show’ prize of €1000 at ‘Signal Open 2016’ in Bray last Friday. My humble blink-and-you’ll-miss-it ‘Safe Home’ portrait!
Watch it happening here:
This sleeping beauty will be exhibited for the first time at ‘SIGNAL OPEN 2016’ art show in Signal Arts Centre in Bray, Co. Wicklow 2 – 14 August.
Opening night: 5th of August at 7.30pm.
Come for some art&chat!
A few words on how my artistic abilities were used since September 2015 and why my ‘Media&Film’ section has not seen new artwork since 2013.
Bray People and Wicklow People – 13 July 2016.
The red ribbon was officially CUT – and the new mural is now open for public viewing in Grestones Studios, Theatre Lane, Greystones, Co. Wicklow. What a delight!
Painting away, I’m painting away.
Read the full article here.
If you wonder how long it takes to paint one of dem commissioned classic car portraits… Well, just around one minute according to this time lapse video!
On a more serious note – it usually takes one to eight weeks depending on the painting size and my current workload & health. Every so often I build custom size painting support which would add a week or two (between materials delivery and support preparation).
Continuing the traditional yearly charity work – let me introduce you to ‘Restless Melody’ hare. Reader, this is Restless Melody. Restless Melody, this is Reader.
Last but not least, here’s how Restless Melody was made:
Happy New Year to You and Yours!
Irish Seaside Ladies are getting slightly more realistic 🙂
Miss Lehinch is the first to try on a slightly more human form. She is also the first to be painted on a new kind of support – Dibond – primed and sanded just for her by yours truly.
Work in progress, 50×35 cm, acrylic on board: