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Deaf Awareness Week – Art Session

Well…that’s another two hour teaching session under my belt!! 🙂  This time we had both deaf and hearing people painting together (with our BSL interpreter!) at a Deaf Awareness Week event.  We had a wonderful couple of hours using the Sostrene Grenes art materials!  We started out by drawing practice, then progressed to techniques of applying the watercolour paint and finally the small group produced some wonderful floral rings! It’s amazing to think that some of these people have never painted before!!  Wow…very impressed!  Well done x

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Update – Søstrene Grene art demo day!

Wow …what a day! To say that the Søstrene Grene art event was a success would be an understatement. We had so many folk trying the art supplies…and I could not have survived without my twin sister Denise of Denise’s Boxes / Denise McDowell Art!! She was superb with the younger ones who wanted to try to paint sunflowers and floral rings…amazingly patient and encouraging…thank you sis!! Thanks again to the staff and Manager – Nuala – from the Belfast Ann Street store – it was a joy!! 🙂 … so happy it went well and some folk even bought the art bundle to continue their creativity at home 🙂 !!

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These three frosty landscapes…

…are now hanging up in their new home in Texas, USA … thanks to Carla for this lovely photo.  I really like to see how you have them all framed up and arranged on your wall – thank you so much for letting me see them!! 🙂  Enjoy!!

Please head over to my Facebook page and like if you wish  🙂 …ta! xx

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‘Art & Soul’ Charity Auction

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The above abstract painting called ‘The Gathering’ will be up for auction on Thursday 9th March in Belfast (see below for details) or check out Ink Monkey Facebook page

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Who let the dogs out??

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Hi everyone!

This is a new kind of artwork for me!  One of my colleagues asked if I knew of someone who could draw her dog as a gift.  I said ‘I can try’ (never having drawn any kind of animal before!)…nothing ventured …nothing gained.  Thankfully she loved it and that lead on to drawing quite a few before the New Year.  It’s a different kind of art …not as free and easy as painting abstracts in acrylic but satisfying nonetheless!

 

Hope you enjoy them !    Mo x

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Art sale this evening :)

If you are trying to buy local handmade items for an upcoming birthday present, anniversary gift or dare I say (whispers) Christmas – then come back a little later to my Facebook Page!! I have a number of pieces back from Ross’s Auction Rooms and I have nowhere to put them!! It’s like a gallery in my living room 🙂!! So…here’s the plan …I’ll go and take some photos … when they’re downloaded – the first person commenting ‘SOLD’ will get the artwork ..all good reductions! (please note – small P&P charge may be payable)

See you all later over on my Facebook page!

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