About 5 years ago (it feels like a decade) I was asked to paint something in a dressing room with a mirror. This was the result. I love this Irish phrase ‘Is maith an scathán suil chara‘, which translates as ‘A friend’s eye is a good mirror‘.
Not meeting up with good friends in person is tough on us all, and I am glad to be a creative; during this pandemic it helps a lot. For the last few months, working on a book kept me occupied in a positive way. Literally.
The delight of everyday sights is all about art and text. A few of my paintings are included, but mostly it contains photography along with my poetry, Limericks and shorts. By shorts I mean descriptive passages of creative writing, not the clothing; Ireland is way too cold for that!). Read more here: https://artyshe.com/