Fresh painted

Ochre ground, mixed with an acrylic medium this vibrant canvas is now ready to paint on.

The Ochre

This is the place where the ochre used to be crushed for folks like Van Gogh to use it really is that colour.

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Living Local Exchange exhibition!

Delighted to say that 2 of my paintings have been selected for the Living Local Exchange exhibition! Currently n the Back Wall Gallery, Dundonald: 27th August – 5th September then moving to the Community Arts Walkway, Lisburn: 11th September – 3rd October. Volcanic Sunset is far left in this pic. The other is one of the larger pyrography pieces. In the next pic.

Julia and Harley

This is a portrait of my sister Julia with her middle son, Harley.

Volcanic Sunset

This was painted in France in 2008 and was inspired by the striking effects of the volcanic ash from the Icelandic eruption. It’s one of a series painted at different times of the day.

Surf break

Oil on canvas, inspired by a lazy day on the beach in Autumn at Rossnowlagh in Donegal.

Volcanic sunset

Volcanic sunset

Oil on canvas, this was painted in the South of France during the time of the Icelandic volcano, the air seemed to move differently, almost to roil at sunset and the lack of jet aircraft was astonishing.