Lilee’s Gram Knits

I recently did an interview about my  painting shop with Teresa, the lovely blogger from Lilee’s Gram Knits

Teresa also makes her own lovely homsepun yarn on etsy:

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I wish I had a talent for knitting, because homespun wool is so beautiful and it reminds me of my grandmother. She was a terrifically talented knitter, who made clothes for a lot of my dolls growing up. One of the last things she made is a lovely knitted quilt which my mother has, and I think it’s wonderful to have a hand-me -down like that in your family.

Rowing Home

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I’m returning to working on canvas (albeit briefly). This painting came from a memory of a scene I saw in Salt Hill, County Galway whilst there on holidays. two boys, I guessed they were brothers were rowing a raft to shore, and they looked in silhouette against the dusk sky. Anyway, happy Monday to all, hope you have a good week.

Detail:

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And Etsy Link

New York City Fire Escape

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I’ve been enjoying using oval and unusual frames for my compositions recently. This New York City Fire Escape illustration is a bit of a throw back for me, as I was in New York last March- but Is till like to look at my photographs and remember. We got a fair amount of snow- and some sunshine too. The fire escapes there are just one small detail of many that I love about the city.

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I had a couple of drawings in a recent show in Dublin, so I hope to show those here soon, stay tuned!

Etsy Link