Category Archives: Art

Something to warm you up!

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A New Ulster gets the blues

A New Ulster is Northern Ireland’s newest literary and arts journal available as an e-zine and in print. Edited by Amos Greig and Arizahn, the magazine showcases the works of established and up-and-coming poets, short fiction writers, photographers and artists … Continue reading

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Make a wish…

on this new year fairy… and may all your dreams come true!

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Just one word…

For the first time ever (well, since I was in primary school) I have managed to combine my artwork and writing in one book.  Over the summer, I designed and produced the cover for a new collection of poetry and fiction – the One Word … Continue reading

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A Murder of Crows

I have loved Van Gogh’s work ever since I saw prints of his painting as a child on the walls in my grandmother’s house. I visited the Van Gogh art museum in Amsterdam for the first time many years ago and cried … Continue reading

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Twilight Reflections

twilight’s hush ripples over the lough leaving only the rush of young waves that have come from afar to kiss this shore and offer watery bliss to the weather-beaten rocks that wait blushing under the watchful eye of streetlamps

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I was downloading some shots from my camera earlier and spotted several that were taken during my art group’s ‘Reflections’ exhibition in Newry City Library last Autumn. Since I haven’t put any artwork up here for ages, I thought I’d … Continue reading

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I’ve been tagged!

I have just been tagged by Patsy Collins which means I have to answer 11 random questions that she’s come up with and then I have to tag 11 people and ask them my 11 random questions … Here are … Continue reading

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Half Door Cottage in the Mournes

Well, this is my finished painting, Half Door Cottage in the Mournes, which was commissioned by a local musician, Bronagh, as a present for her mother.  She asked me to paint a scene that would reflect one of her mother Alice’s poems, … Continue reading

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