Dandelion Meadows and Purple Mountains, Wood Painting

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The second painting in my series of circular wood paintings.

This painting shows a field of dandelion clocks in front of green hills and purple mountains. I think the white of the dandelion clocks add some depth to the foreground.

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Landscape on Wood

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A landscape painting in ink on a found round piece of wood, supposed to be for a chopping board. I just added a single D hook to the back and it was ready to hand. I have really enjoyed experimenting with Ink on wood, I think it may be the start of a new series…

The Forest by a Lake is an imaginative landscape, I went with the natural grain of the wood to inspire my image.

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Grizzly Bear

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The closest I have come to American Grizzly Bears has been Yosemite National Park in California (or the Museum of Nautral History, a more comfortable environment for a city girl !) They are wonderful animals though. My favourite dog has always been the Newfoundland dog, I think because they resemble these bears a little.

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Irish Stag Watercolor

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This painting depicts an Irish stag in Wicklow. I actually saw a lot of these guys at the weekend in the Phoenix park, including the younger ones. We’re lucky to have a large herd of deer roaming freely in the park here in Dublin. I hope to go back with my camera soon, but for now I resoted to an old photo I had taken in Glendalough, Wicklow to inspire this painting. Enjoying getting back into the greens of spring.

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Garlic and Rosemary Watercolours

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GGarlic and Rosemary are two of my favourite ingredients to cook with. I love their aromas and they are both delicious. Add in some red wine and you’ve got the makings of a wonderful sauce for Chicken, Beef of Lamb. To me the Purple Garlic always tastes the best. And no, I don’t care if it makes me a garlicky smelling date…

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Two little blackbirds

Two Blackbirds

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I’ve been working on a few paintings of pairs of birds, this is the first one I’ve finished. For some reason I’m seeing a lot of blackbirds about the park these stays, toughing out the cold weather in search of food.

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