Redcurrant Jam

I had great fun making this jam, painting this jam and eating this jam! I have only a single bush but I made eight or so jars of jam after the children picked and ate the currants. The colour is amazing.

"Redcurrant Jam" oil on canvas board 10x12"

July Showers

My two boys on school holidays did a lot of indoor lurking due to the showery july weather, but Aisling in defiance of the weather takes her buggy out for a stroll in the rain.

Strolling in the rain (July showers) oil on canvas 40x40cm

Shop now open

If anyone is interested in buying any of my artwork a selection of small paintings is now available on my Etsy shop. https://www.etsy.com/ie/shop/TheCaitGallery.

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Other work is available as always, at The Gallery, Bedford Row, Limerick.

Anticipating Spring

The real outdoors daffodils are just starting to open this week but I got some of the commercial forced spring flowers to paint. I experimented with an acrylic underpainting here to get things going.Daffodils and Irises

A little snow

There is not a lot of snow in this part of the country so its quite special and exciting when we get a snowfall however little it may be. A heavy snowfall here is 4 inches and many winters we get no snow at all. The kids have to be quick to build snowmen because the few centimetres of snow is generally gone before midday.A Light Morning Snow

Prize Winning Work!

I was recently delighted to discover that I was one of the winners in the Painters Online "Paint your life competition" with my painting "Garden flowers in the sun"  The competiton was hosted by Leisure Painter magazine with prizes courtesy of the sponsors Search Press and Derwent . "Garden Flowers in the Sun" acrylic on canvas 24x20"

Drawings

I've reshuffled the image galleries a bit and added a drawings gallery. 

Painting Out at Bedford Row

Great afternoon was had by all outside The Gallery on bedford row last saturday 17th may. Sadhbh Lyons did a great job organising and hosting the open-air painting demonstration.

Spring is Here!

The technical issues have been solved. The galleries have been fully viewable for a few weeks but there was problems with blog updates.

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