Category: News

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s day always bring back fond memories for me. Today I’m reminded of the time my family and I went to an outdoor screening of Disney’s Darby O’Gill and The Little People in Temple Bar. This is a movie I would highly recommend…

Zen Nature Collection 2019

I have recently completed a collection of brush and Indian ink paintings inspired by the meditative feelings evoked by the natural landscape. This is the first painting in this collection. Size: A4 Medium: Indian Ink Price: €110 plus €7 postage and packaging Below you…

Unique opportunity to get creative with Don in glorious Greece

Don has decided to team up with Argo Experiences in Greece to deliver a unique, once in a life-time 5 day creative course, “Drawing & Painting with Don – Art & Nature”. Over the 5 days Don will share his knowledge and skills regarding…

Young Hearts Run Free

I am delighted to be part of Young Hearts Run Free‘s latest creative festival, No Idle Day. For my part, I am doing a drawing workshop in No.5 South Leinster Street, home to Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland (as you probably know,…

TV3 this Thursday at 7pm

Catch me on TV3 this Thursday evening at 7pm on – you guessed it – the 7 o’clock show. I will be joining the warm and witty duo Martin King and Lucy Kennedy so we are sure to have a good old chat.

What Leonardo means to me

Recently I paid a visit to the National Gallery of Ireland – one of my favourite haunts – to view the small exhibition featuring ten drawings by the great Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, on loan from the Royal Collection Trust. It was a…

What Shakespeare means to me

My introduction to William Shakespeare was in the form of a scratchy film print shown in the school hall. I was 9 years old at the time. The film was Laurence Olivier’s classic film adaptation of Hamlet. I found it fascinating to watch this…

Yes For Love

There is a lovely project being run at the moment entitled Yes For Love. Lots of creatives have been asked to do graphics in support and here’s Don’s one. Have a look through the images, they are really excellent.  

Doodle for Google

I’m delighted to be one of the judges for the next Doodle for Google competition. This year’s theme is My Perfect Day. What a great idea to get the creatives juices flowing. Good luck artists!  

Good luck to Chris O’Dowd with the new book

I have a lot of time for Chris O’Dowd. I worked with him on an episode of Moone Boy last year. He is a major talent. Hope the new book goes great for him.