Posts Tagged ‘willow’

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Following the Light through the lakeshore undergrowth,

April 7, 2019

Following the light through the lakeshore undergrowth, Winter into Spring..

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Spring Snow, the Beast from the East

March 7, 2018

Lough Mask got a whisker brush from The Beast From the East, no great biting storm Emma or fierce snow storms. But it did get very cold and these last couple of days of tail end melting give modest bits of excitement….even if we didnt get within a snowball of a snowman. BooHiss!  

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Lough Na Fooey Fat Old Willlow

Fat Old Willow at Lough Na Fooey…a new plate drying

October 31, 2017

Lough Na Fooey (‘Lake of the winnowing winds’) is a small glacial valley lake ringed by steep sides just over the Partry mountains on the far end of Lough Mask. The north east side is Mayo, the south west Galway. Its western end gets the Devil’s Mother mountain, a sandy beach, a sandy bottom, and […]

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That was the summer down at the lake

September 11, 2017

Summer 2017, apparently it was wetter, colder, soggier, duller than normal. It felt like the quickest one on record anyway. On the good news front, cooler, damper weather gave lusher greener growth on the lake shore – that thin layer of soil can dry out very rapidly.

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Buds budding..

March 20, 2017

Spring is taking a grip with trees beginning to bud, small pockets and hazes of green are appearing on and between the dark bare branches  

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Late Autumn leaves

November 21, 2016

Autumn light shafting through the dark brindled scrub woods. dramatising pockets here and there…. Fruits and Leaves

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Spring start, more dither than bounce

April 17, 2016

Spring taking it easy this year; a slow unfolding from the floods, sun and rain and rain and hail and snow and rain and glitter-sun…unhurried, snail-like dawdling. Its still cold but the birds are completely thrilled with themselves roundabouts this side of Lough Mask …………………click on the thumbnails to enlarge

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Back of Beyonds; new plate drying

September 19, 2015

Back of Beyonds, reworking an earlier plate by creating a foreground and pushing the original into a background …………………Click on thumbnail to enlarge…

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detail of willow and rock

first print pull of willow rock 100cm x 70cm

March 26, 2015

  The first print pull of willow rock…a vicious ink guzzling monster plate, its going to take a whack of experiments to get this one right – under wipe, over wipe. Aaagh. Any colour testing will be done a nice small plate!

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