Some thing I’m just finishing off now… A scraperboard of Cloughaneely>>
This scraperboard of a building that was near to Dunlewey>> will be on show at The United Arts Club’s>> Christmas members show. Opening Thursday 13th December @ 8pm I think Tom Scott >> President of The Dublin Painting and Sketching Club>> is opening the show.
I was very lucky and got a scraperboard in to this years RUA>> Above is a detail of the work I had accepted, full image was posted on my blog earlier…..Here>>
Not posted recently….. Was in hospital for the past few weeks, home now. Here is a scraperboard I’ve just completed.
A scraperboad I’m working on of Gort a’ Choirce>>
I have a peice in this show, it also features in the book of postcards which you can buy. It appeared on my blog here>> May 25th – June 24th Exhibition Space, Top Floor, Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre Opening Times Mon-Sat 11am-7pm.Thurs 11am-9pm. Sun 11am-6pm FREE ADMISSION (donations appreciated) Here’s a link>>
I’ll be showing four pieces at….. The Dublin Painting and Sketching Club>> 134th Exhibition Opening- Sunday 15th April 2pm-5pm 15th – 29th April 2012 Venue: The Concourse Gallery Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Hall Opposite Pavilion Theatre There is a feature about the opening on Liam Madden’s site The Irish Art Blog>>
Here is a simple step by step of my scraperboard technique. This is the initial pencil drawing of Gort an Choirce>> Once I’ve transferred it to a piece of black scraperboard>> I begin scraping out the white areas More white is gradually revealed…….. Adjustments made, the piece is now finished.
I currently have a small pop up exhibition in The Wine Buff >> The shop is located on the Triangle in Ranelagh. If you like wine it’s a really great store. The work will be on display there till January, please call in if you are passing.