I have recently bought a professional printer, the Canon pro 100 pixma so that I can print all my own Giclee prints on the highest quality professional matte paper instead of canvas as I believe the quality of image to be superior and more durable. I will be selling these Giclee prints as they are or mounted with a back in due course and eventually with frames also! It is very exciting having the print process more in one’s own hands.
Rossbeg (sometimes spelt Rosbeg) is a tiny townland on the west coast of Donegal, just south of Portnua and Nairn. There is a pier and a scattering of houses, some are modern, but many are old cottages, probably used as holiday lets. The day we visited the weather was calm and sunny. It was just perfect.
This was one of a pair of large paintings I started before I got ill. It sat in it’s greyscale state for over a month and a half until I recovered enoungh stamina to complete it!
Oiláan Na Marbh is a poignant island on the edge of the land in Donegal. It is inaccessible at high tide. Both beautiful and very sad. For it was on this island that over 500 stillborn and unbaptised babies were burried between the time of the Great Famine in the 1840s, and 1912.
Exciting New Development near Riverside Walk, Dungloe- its quite magical.