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.
Here’s a scraperboard that is on show at The United Arts Club’s >> Christmas show. It’s an old farmstead behind Aghla More>>
I just finished hanging my solo show yesterday in The United Arts Club. Thanks to Angel Loughery the clubs Arts Convenor for all her help and encouragement. Also Thanks to Tony Strickland and Sarah Leahy for helping to promote my first solo show in the UAC. An extra big Thanks to PJ for doing the…
Here’s another sample of some work from my upcoming solo show at The United Arts Club>> A scraperboard of Tory Island>>
A slightly larger scraperboard than normal of Gort a’Choirce>> seen from the height of the lane above the village. I really enjoyed working on the details in this image as every corner of this view has good memories for me.
A mixture of old and new houses on a hillside around Cashelnagore Co Donegal. This is a scraperboard>>
A scraperboard series I’m working on of Irish vernacular buildings.
Here is the finished scraperboard from my earlier drawing. I used a few new tools on this, one in particular worked well. But I found that I could not resist using my old favourites. This house is up on Hornhead >>
A small scraperboard of Tory Island which I’ll be showing at The Crow Gallery Dublin. http://toryislandvisitorscentre.org/ Details of the exhibition here- http://www.crowgallery.net/exhibitions/LittlePictureShow.htm