Yesterday it was warm enough to paint outside! I had a lovely few hours in the garden. The birdsong of the day was pure pleasure to my ears. Ireland has been cold for a few weeks, so after all the recent frost and ice, I relished observing the beauty of the thaw. Jewels of moisture…… Continue reading Old magazines, paint, and new ideas.
One of my favourite artists, Salvador Dali, was born on this day (May 11th) in 1904. Sometimes I add seashells, sand, and all sorts of material to my pictures, and it was Dali who inspired me to do that: he used to glue stones to his paintings. This one is called ‘Soar’ and I painted…… Continue reading May meditation
A round-up of my socially-engaged arts practice. SHE FLOWS ALONG ‘She flows along’ concludes a 5-year cycle of socially-engaged art. It all began in 2017 when some of my yoga students told me that they had been to a yoga class in Limerick that was very physical. No warm-up was offered, nothing had been mentioned…… Continue reading A period in history