A fleeting moment, charcoal artset pro

Simple.. It’s so hard to keep drawings simple! 

Artset pro, charcoal 🙂 hope you like! It’s like a tendril of memory…

“A moment is not complete until you realise it is fleeting…” 

― Stuti Dhyani


Slow and Steady wins the Race… wait.. what race? *sits and looks at rainbow*

This is a catch up post full of pretty summer photos I’ve taken lately. A bit random and colourful like myself 🙂 ok maybe just random..

Here is a view from my lunch time stroll... pretty Magners Orchards

Here is a view from my lunch time stroll… pretty Magners Orchards

Ireland is having weather commitment issues at the moment.. it wants both summer and winter in its life at the same time.. Hence we have been enjoying blasting sun, followed by torrential downpour. This means summer dresses and wet ground…. Continue reading

Black and White Challenge Day 4 of 5

Willow Tree


“The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity… and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.”
― William Blake

I love Trees, maybe its in my heritage. Trees have always been important in the spiritual history of Ireland. Sacred trees were planted in the sites of holy wells, and churches were built where sacred trees were. In fact back in ye old times according to Brehon law the punishment for felling a Chieftian tree Continue reading

Black and white challenge Day 3 of 5


Can Dogs and Cats see in colour? This is the musings that came to me when I decided to photograph the Pups for todays black and white challenge.. ok I know should have been focusing solely on the task at hand but I get easily distracted…

Above is Chester, He is a yorkie… and a cutie! Continue reading

Home is where the Dog is… a step by step through my painting of Ruby the cavachon


Ruby meets Ruby :)

Ruby meets Ruby 🙂

This is Ruby. Isnt she a cutie? She is a Cavachon and the most chilled out dog I have met.

Sinead came to me to get a painting of her done for her parents, as they adore their little doggie.

She was struggling to think of what to get them for their anniversary until she saw another dog painting I had done and thought they would love this. Continue reading


Giant Budda, Hong Kong

Giant Budda, Hong Kong

I love the sun but my pale Irish skin doesn’t, I get hot, sweaty and I start to feel faint after about ten minutes sitting out in it. Kinda the same feeling I get if I try drink hot tea :p  St Patrick's Well       Barcelona     Kilimanjaro Continue reading

Banana Bread Heaven

Don’t worry, I’m going to stick to being an artist, Im not a baker..I love me some good food but I am no a great chef. If I can make something that tastes nice I had to share as that means it’s fool proof 🙂  Continue reading