TRAUMA by Carol Jordan and Trish Cavanagh Also featuring mixed media, poetry and art performances Location: The Copperhouse Gallery, St Kevin’s Cottages, Synge St, Dublin 8 Opening Reception Thurs 9th August 6.30 – 8.30pm Speaker: Rose Lawless, Cabaret Entertainer Exhibition Continues 10 to 15 Aug. week-days Mon to Thurs 10 – 5.30, Fri 10 –…
Have a plan, a scheduled to do list, then be flexible, do what you can do and don’t fret over what you can’t do. Let go absolute perfectionism and laugh at the absurdities along the way. Typing the to do list in to your computer is handy as it helps to avoid upset if you lose…
Spreading paint across a canvas is a profound sensual experience. Flowing colour excites the imagination. Tempests of the mind can be expressed and transformed. Beauty acts as a salve and peace and pleasure can be found.
Painting the side edges of the canvas gives a neat finishing touch to a painting. Here is a sneak view of my paintings drying in my studio, after I painted white along the sides of each canvas. Some of these paintings will be exhibited in “Enigma” this September in Greystones, Co. Wicklow.
Handy Art Tip: To save acrylic paint that is left over after a days painting Simply, place your left over paint on a small sheet of clingfilm and wrap the paint up like a sweet; tie a knot at each end. This paint will remain usable for up to a week.
Abstract painting, titled “Tapestry of Colour” 16″ x 12″ acrylic on canvas. This painting was inspired by Aboriginal art.