Update on a large painting. 100x160cm on linen
This is ‘Evening walk, Cruit Island’
A large signature piece, on canvas, framed
This is an even larger piece, ‘Due West’
Approximately 150 x250 cm it will make a dramatic statement
These 2 above are ‘Stateside 1’ and ‘Stateside 2’
Each 120cm square on canvas
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You can also find some of my work at these galleries:
(cover image shows a few on Cruit Island, the starting point for many if my larger psintings)
It started like this, a huge piece of primed canvas (160 x 258cm, the end of the roll), stapled to the floor.
It took up so much of the floor that I had to stand on it to get round it
After a while working on it on the floor, I got Malachy to help me hang it sideways on the wall
And then I turned it round the right way
I taped off the edges, built up more layers and thought it was done.
But something was unbalanced
So finally I took the plunge
There she blows!
Here’s a closeup
And here’s a photo montage
A good day!
I am really enjoying working on a much larger scale on unstretched canvas stapled directly to my wooden studio painting wall.
The top one shown here, (Martello Tower), is at my maximum size possible, fitting snugly into the full depth of my studio extension and completely covering the wooden panel cladding that is fixed over the planks.( The photo shows the painting cropped of its blue surround, which allows for it to be stretched to an approximate final size of 150cm x 275 cm.) The unstretched canvas is 120cm x 290cm ( about 4′ x 9’6″)
Here is the primed unstretched canvas, followed by the first stage of underpainting:
The other two paintings are each 115 cm x 160cm ‘Out walking one evening in November, Cruit’ and ‘Once they danced at the crossroads – ruined gables, Cruit’
New stock just arrived and now on the website
Dreamscape. 96 x 156cm
Green orchids. 96x156cm
Orchids meadow 120cm sq
Fields of early purple. 120cm sq