Wandering Rocks

For today, here's the work in progress of the chapter called Wandering Rocks, again from Joyce's Ulysses and again part of Dublin's Sketchers' Bloomsday 2018 project. The place is Merchant's Arc, which gives access to Temple Bar from the south quays of the Liffey, where Leopold Bloom goes to buy his wife Molly a novel... Continue Reading →

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Cyclops – 2

Another sketch dedicated to the chapter of the Cyclopes, taken from Joyce's Ulysses, a project with Dublin Sketchers. Following the one published yesterday on the same chapter, this sketch shows the Sick and Indigent Roomkeeper's Association building, mentioned at this point of the novel, and precedes drawings that I will publish tomorrow and in the... Continue Reading →

Cyclops – 1

I'm finally back publishing something. The Easter break was followed by another meeting with the Sketchers for Bloomsday 2018. This month we covered three chapters of Joyce's Ulysses. As for the previous works of my project (the chapters Telemachus and Lestrygonians of the same novel), I made quick sketches on paper and finished them on... Continue Reading →

Lestrygonians

Will the snow ever end this year? Sunday (18th March! I mean, March!) Yet another substantial precipitation has prevented the Sketchers to meet in the pre-established place. Since I stayed home, I’ll make it up for this week by publishing the sketches I made on Sunday 11th, which I had not yet published. They are... Continue Reading →

We’ll be choked

The first stage of the new project for Bloomsday this year with the Sketchers took place yesterday in Sandycove. Last year, we completed our drawings for the exhibition in four rather hectic days, at the beginning of June. For this exhibit, again - obviously! - on Joyce's Ulysses, it was decided instead to work on... Continue Reading →

Automat

Another of my favorite paintings: Edward Hopper's Automat. This is the third of five I drew using coloured ball pens. Un altro dei miei quadri preferiti: Automat di Edward Hopper. Questo è il terzo di cinque che ho disegnato utilizzando penne a sfera colorate.

The last weekend

Due to popular demand, the show 'There's a touch of the artist about old Bloom' has been extended to run until Sunday 2nd of July. Participating artists were drawn from a number of disciplines where drawing and sketching are an important aspect of their work. Along with mine, other works are exhibited by Alice Campbell... Continue Reading →

Meeting with the sketchers

Today, from 7 till 8 PM, at the Olivier Cornet Gallery, some of the sketchers/illustrators that worked on the Exhibit 'There's a Touch of the Artist About Old Bloom' will be answering to questions made by whoever wants to participate. The panel will include Aisling Conroy (visual artist), Niamh Lunny (costume and set designer), James... Continue Reading →

Bloomsday extended

Yesterday with the Sketchers. At the Olivier Cornet Gallery again. Many from my Irish family came for a surprise - and very appreciated - visit. They really made me happy! The exibhit will continue until the 25th.

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