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KIlkenny Reed beds
Painting from the Irish Bogs.
Digital art work : Nigel Borrington

First paintings for over a year :

Its over a year since I did any painting, I have been working with my photography so much, but as its the start of a new year , I felt a real need to paint again.

This painting is the start of a project I will work on , based on the upland bogs of Kilkenny and Tipperary.

It based on a series of photographic images from these great places.

30 responses

  1. Very nice Nigel. Well done.

    January 14, 2014 at 12:11 am

  2. This one likes it VERY MUCH. Could you elucidate on your methodology, please, Nigel? Are they photographic images over-worked? Or simply paintings based on photographs?

    January 14, 2014 at 12:21 am

    • Hello M. ๐Ÿ™‚

      Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚ , very pleased you enjoyed … ๐Ÿ™‚

      The Latter , a mix of late evening sky’s and the wet lands , re-worked free hand until I was happy ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

      January 14, 2014 at 8:08 am

  3. Doris

    very good! what program do you use?

    January 14, 2014 at 12:23 am

    • Hello Doris ๐Ÿ™‚

      Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚

      A pc app called Mypaint , I am thinking of getting Corel Painter x3 , but for the moment Mypaint is very good !!!

      ๐Ÿ™‚

      January 14, 2014 at 8:10 am

  4. Beautiful work, so serene! Greetings, Ron.

    January 14, 2014 at 1:46 am

  5. Beautiful work! ๐Ÿ˜€

    January 14, 2014 at 2:42 am

    • Hello Jackie ๐Ÿ™‚

      Thank you !!! ๐Ÿ™‚ very pleased you like it ๐Ÿ™‚

      January 14, 2014 at 8:11 am

  6. Fabulous, love the sky colors.

    January 14, 2014 at 3:19 am

    • Hello Mary ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

      Thank you, Very pleased you liked it ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

      Thank you for the comment !!!!

      January 14, 2014 at 8:12 am

  7. Don’t give up the painting. This is beautiful.

    January 14, 2014 at 5:48 am

    • Hello Emilio ๐Ÿ™‚

      Thank you , I will keep working at getting back into it ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

      January 14, 2014 at 8:13 am

  8. Nigel, this is an amazing piece! It’s gorgeous, you should be very proud of your work! Can’t wait to see more of it!

    January 14, 2014 at 1:22 pm

    • Hello Reese ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

      Thank you !!!!

      That’s a very welcome and appreciated comment ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

      Very pleased you enjoyed the painting ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

      January 14, 2014 at 3:05 pm

  9. Very nice. I like it

    January 14, 2014 at 3:31 pm

    • Hello David ๐Ÿ™‚

      Thank you, very happy that you did and commented ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

      January 14, 2014 at 3:48 pm

  10. It looks like my favourite swamp plant, cattails. I love the way they look against the sky. Keep up this painting thing (although I also love your photography).

    January 14, 2014 at 5:52 pm

    • Hello Anne ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

      Thank you, I will keep working away at it ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

      I love both Painting and Photography, they feel a good fit together ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

      January 15, 2014 at 12:50 pm

  11. Fantastic! Wow! I love the silhouette of cattails, but I also love all the variations of tones!

    January 14, 2014 at 6:59 pm

    • Hello Rene ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

      Thank you, that’s a very welcome comment and I am very pleased that you enjoyed ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

      January 15, 2014 at 12:51 pm

  12. Wow – this is absolutely stunning Nigel – hidden talents, eh? : )))

    January 15, 2014 at 6:26 am

    • Hello Anne ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

      Thank you , I little yes but I am getting back into it again and love painting ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

      January 15, 2014 at 12:52 pm

  13. poppytump

    Nigel ! This is lovely ๐Ÿ™‚
    Much more to come I hope ….

    January 15, 2014 at 9:53 am

  14. Hello Poppy ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

    I hope so too , I will keep going and I am loving just seeing what happens ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thank you !!!

    January 15, 2014 at 12:53 pm

  15. Ajaytao2010

    Excellent colors Nigel

    January 15, 2014 at 4:34 pm

  16. Love it!!!!! Keep on !!!!

    January 15, 2014 at 6:33 pm

  17. It speaks to me. Love.

    January 18, 2014 at 12:51 am

  18. vonholdt

    beautiful work! i rolled right past it the first time thinking it was one of your photos

    January 20, 2014 at 2:32 pm

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