Carriage Horse at St. Stephen’s Green

(please click to make it big!) I now have total respect for the dude (or dudette) that invented the wheel! Or anyone that can paint them well…OMG! I spent an hour on that smaller wheel, and it’s still not right! It was right, in pencil, once, then I inked it and screwed it all up!Continue reading “Carriage Horse at St. Stephen’s Green”

Christ Church Cathedral and the Synod Hall, Dublin

This was such a beautiful site. The cathedral itself, which is off to the right, and the Synod Hall, which is actually an add-on from the late 1800’s, I believe. It was formerly a church, and was built around the tower which is much older. It now houses a permanent display on Medieval and VikingContinue reading “Christ Church Cathedral and the Synod Hall, Dublin”

Dublin, Ireland ~ the Custom House, O’Connell Bridge and the Liffey River

(please click if you want to see it bigger) This was basically the very first photo I took in Dublin. It features the Custom House, O’Connell Street Bridge, and of course, the Liffey River. My hostel, Abigail’s, was also very near to there.  Now, I do believe that I have become quite daft!! I cameContinue reading “Dublin, Ireland ~ the Custom House, O’Connell Bridge and the Liffey River”

New Travel Sketchbook Started

“On the Road”  Here’s my first spread of my Ireland, UK, and Italy themed travel sketchbook. I am so annoyed with  myself for not actually keeping one while I was there and experiencing it all fresh, but I just had NO TIME to sketch. I was at a flat out run almost all day everyContinue reading “New Travel Sketchbook Started”