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My Top 5 Painting Techniques

My Top 5 Painting Techniques

Fiona McKenna

Here's my top five techniques on how I create my semi-abstract oil paintings of the Irish landscape and coast.   1. Reference Photos:  I have a large selection of my...

My Top 5 Painting Techniques

Fiona McKenna

Here's my top five techniques on how I create my semi-abstract oil paintings of the Irish landscape and coast.   1. Reference Photos:  I have a large selection of my...

Irish seascape painting with a cloudy sky above, earthy colours of brown, white and blue.

Aiming for a Work-Life Balance

Fiona McKenna

Aiming for a Work - Life Balance Like many others, the pandemic gave me some time and perspective to reflect on what was important - it gave me the opportunity...

Aiming for a Work-Life Balance

Fiona McKenna

Aiming for a Work - Life Balance Like many others, the pandemic gave me some time and perspective to reflect on what was important - it gave me the opportunity...

My Journey as an Artist

My Journey as an Artist (so far)

Fiona McKenna

How it Began My childhood home was full of traditional Irish music, a love of country life, and an appreciation for practical, hands-on making. In this atmosphere, I was encouraged...

My Journey as an Artist (so far)

Fiona McKenna

How it Began My childhood home was full of traditional Irish music, a love of country life, and an appreciation for practical, hands-on making. In this atmosphere, I was encouraged...

3 Reasons I Love to Paint Irish Landscapes

3 Reasons I Love to Paint Irish Landscapes

Fiona McKenna

1: Memories from my Childhood I grew up on a small family farm in Co. Tyrone, surrounded by fields and a forest full of wildlife, with the River Blackwater running...

3 Reasons I Love to Paint Irish Landscapes

Fiona McKenna

1: Memories from my Childhood I grew up on a small family farm in Co. Tyrone, surrounded by fields and a forest full of wildlife, with the River Blackwater running...