A scraperboard series I’m working on of Irish vernacular buildings.
A mornings work at the RHA>> life drawing. Charcoal and pastel on Mi-Teintes paper.
I’ve some work in this show at The Powerscourt Gallery>>….. Friday 10th June 2011 ‘LOVE: Donegal’ ‘LOVE: Donegal’ is a showcase of Arts from Ireland’s North-Westerly county and includes work from McGonigals Glassmakers, Emer O’Sullivan Ceramics and a fusion of artists and craftspeople from Cuisle, the Donegal Gaeltacht Art and Crafts Collective. This exhibition runs…
This was inspired by Seamus Heaney’s>> poem Sheela na Gig>>
Initial thumbnail sketch Worked up in charcoal and pastel Finished scraperboard that was accepted in to the RHA>> Annual show
A drawing of Gea from a few weeks back at the RHA>>
We had an interesting model at the RHA>> drawing yesterday, a horse called Toby. This was done in about 2 hours. A slide show from The Irish Times here >> You can see a clip from RTE’s news here>>
I’ve a peice in a show that opens this Tuesday. The image was up on an earlier post here>>
This is a view from Ballyconnell Co Donegal, just outside of Falcarragh>> This fine old house is sadly falling to bits now.
This scraperboard was done from an earlier life drawing that I posted here>>