interiors painting course

Only time will tell & last chance to catch early bird deal

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Only time will tell

Oil on canvas 60x45cm available from Killarney Art Gallery

Sometimes I will de-saturate an image of a painting I’m working on, so as to check the values and contrast are working well. It should work as well as a black and white tonal painting as it does in colour. It’s an interesting little exercise.


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Last chance to catch the early bird



Tonight is the last chance to catch the early bird deal for my business workshop for artists


Saturday & Sunday February 5th and 6th 2016

Airfield Estate, Dundrum, Co. Dublin

Course fee: €230 (199* early bird)


Part artist retreat, part business bootcamp

This workshop takes a balanced view of skills needed for the working artist to succeed.

It is intended for artists who want to know more about selling their art.

It also focuses on nurturing our creativity, finding inspiration, overcoming the barriers to progress and dealing with overwhelm.



Among other things, we will look at how to make a living from your art

Marketing and social media. What to bother with and what is a waste of time.
Selling – how recognise a buyer and close the sale
Gallery vs self representation – pros and cons of selling privately/through Galleries,
How to find gallery representation.
How to price your work.
What admin do we need to have in place to keep the show running.
How does tax (artist’s exemption) and vat work on art.
How to deal with procrastination, time management and setting and achieving your goals.

Nail the three essential elements to being an Artist.

Find inspiration in a time pressured world.
Overcome mental and practical barriers to creative work.
Strike balance between creative work and the business of making a living.
Avoid overwhelm and what to do when blocked.
and I will have lots of resources for you too.


I’m happy to answer any questions you might have. Just email me or go here for more info.

Book Here

Please note that the 3 day painting workshop is now fully booked.


and finally

Merry December 1st :-)


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