August 2, 2018

Before embarking on a career as a full-time artist I was a confectioner by trade 1987-1995.  Towards the end of eight and a half long years I was spending nine to ten hours a day decorating, painting and finishing cakes:

Album A

Album B

Album C

Album D

A...

July 17, 2017

Here is a rather unusual project which I started way back.  It had taken up residence in an alcove at the back of my studio and every couple of weeks I dusted it down before another sitting.  Luckily there was no deadline!  At the moment I have not given this painting...

July 13, 2017

Began another large scale Canvas 200cm x 120cm x 4.5cm, which is going to be quite detailed, concentrating on technical accuracy and perspective.  I will exaggerate and change the light present in the original photo bringing it in from the top left corner in order to c...

July 13, 2017

From right to left:

Nieces pencil drawing on notebook page

My stylized copy with colored pencils

Brothers tattoo!

July 10, 2017

Over the last number of years I have kept a simple palette of primary colours:  Cadmium Yellow, Naples Yellow, Cadmium Red, Ultramarine and Cerulean Blue.  Not content with my secondary colours, I have recently added 'Violet Windsor' which you will now notice in some o...

July 8, 2017

     

     2 X Glass Paintings on an Irish West Coast theme:

 A large new painting in progress on my studio easel, watching my glass work curing!

Banged into two new frames, wrapped, packaged and archived...

'Pat, West Coast Series'

'John, West Coast...

July 6, 2017

< 'Portraiture' 1964

Through the years I have been asked on a number of occasions about my Fathers' paintings (Simon Senior) and the similarities or influence which they may have on my own work, so with kind permission I have uploaded a small cross-section-

Detail: 'Port...

July 3, 2017

'Two Toucans' May 2003 Sold

An English gent purchased this painting (paid for in full) while visiting Dublin back in 2003.  As it was quite a large Canvas, he was unable to take it with him and did not want it couriered to the UK as it was a surprise present for hi...

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