Tag: galway

  • Clifden Painting (Galway)

    Painting: “Clifden” I like shapes. And I like the shapes of Clifden. Who, I ask you, doesn’t love a triangular square? This is Market Square. People seem to like Clifden because of the good times they’ve had there. I’d be in that camp. People like Clifden a lot. Surrounded by ridiculous scenery, the town known…

  • Connemara Cottage (Galway)

    Painting: “Connemara Cottage” This north Conamara scene is one I cycled to several times one day and just kept stopping looking at it knowing I would paint it. I had started the day down the end of the Sky Road beyond Clifden and made my way to the Renvyle peninsula before I started going around…

  • The Long Walk (Galway)

    Painting: “The Long Walk” (2011) Once upon a time in Galway I sat on Claddagh Quay and, using my bicycle as an easel, painted the view across to the the Long Walk. Then it rained. It was a nice rain, soft, refreshing, and created wonderful effects on the painting. Then it rained harder. The effects…

  • Connemara Boat (Galway)

    Painting: “Connemara Boat” (County Galway)   Ì loved this scene when I came upon it while cycling in Connemara. It was like all the elements of Conamara coming together to make a perfect composition. Oh, I’m going to paint you, I said into the sunny air. I know, replied my bike. But it took me a…

  • Kingstown Bay (Connemara, Galway)

    Painting: “Kingstown Bay” (Connemara, Galway)  I worked on this painting for 3 years. If you don’t count the years of fermenting in my head from the moment I was first arrested by the scene.  By myself, with a mostly inanimate bicycle, I just stood there looking at the view and wanting to tell someone, anyone,…

  • Galway Prints

    Over 50 of my paintings of Galway are available as prints. They are from the city and around the county, with a lot being of Connemara. This link is to the Art Prints, but you will see they are also available on mugs and cushions among many items, as well as other formats for the…