Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Oil Painting of Clare Island - Irish Landscape Painting

This is the painting of Clare Island that I started this week - based on photos taken by my parents while touring in County Mayo. To those not familiar with Ireland, Mayo is in the far west, north of Galway and contains some really incredible scenery. Also, as I have always thought, the ever-changing skies are quite stunning at times there.
Below are some progress photos showing my initial drawing and work on the underpainting. The above photo is at the finish of the underpainting stage, more or less. As the photos are taken indoors they are a little dull compared to the reality of the actual colours. I will post further as I progress check back. Also feel free to visit my online shop - click shanahanart or the etsy link on the right below my photo. I hope soon to organise prints of my work so check back also if interested in buying some of my work as a print.


Helen Read said...

I really like how this turned out! Nice to see what you are up to! :)

Alicia said...

Beautiful landscape, and equally beautiful painting. Great job !