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In Raffaello’s Footsteps

In Raffaello’s Footsteps

Art to Heart’s next summer course will take place in Raffaello’s land, the beautiful Pesaro province in the Marche region. The art programme will be inspired by a gentle landscape of rolling hills dotted with medieval walled villages, rock castles and the magnificent  Renaissance town…

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Of Shrines and Holy Wells – R460

Of Shrines and Holy Wells – R460

I have taken a break from painting Madonnas (see ‘Diary of a Pilgrimage’ posted on March 28th) but they have not stopped appearing to me, in fact new images are coming in under many disguises and in the most unlikely places. I know that they…

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A Season for the Senses

A Season for the Senses

  The summer is over but not forgotten, though usually by this time of the year it is nothing but a faint memory. As I write, the summer is still very much present and alive.   A few other friends I have spoken to in…

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The Grand Tour of Tivoli

The Grand Tour of Tivoli

Saturday 9 July 2011 “Pronto, Padre Guglielmo? I am phoning about the room for the course” “What course?” My heart sunk. It sounded like the Brother didn’t know about it! And yet, Brother Domenico, to whom I spoke previously (and was now on his holidays),…

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Matteo’s Island

Matteo’s Island

Matteo has gone back home and I’ ll be missing him greatly. A twenty three year old Italian guy, Matteo has just spent six months in Ireland and part of this time he has lived it with us in our family home in Dublin. Like other…

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I HAVE SUCH TEACHERS by Jole Bortoli

I HAVE SUCH TEACHERS by Jole Bortoli

My work is taking a particular direction, one that I didn’t consciously choose or seek out. It looks more as though it chose me and, initially I resisted it. My resistance was due to the fact that I was afraid I couldn’t do it, I doubted…

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I AM an ARTIST by John Kavanagh

I AM an ARTIST by John Kavanagh

“Inside you there’s an artist you don’t know about. Say yes quickly, if you know, if you’ve known it from before the beginnning of the universe” Mevlâna Jalâluddîn Rumi On accepting the Artist For years I had become very secure in the shadows of non…

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Béatrice Robin,   ARTISTE  PEINTRE

Béatrice Robin, ARTISTE PEINTRE

Sacré et merveilleux de la Vie profonde http://beatrice-artiste-peintre.over-blog.com/ Bienvenue dans l’univers de ma peinture,dans le sacré et le merveilleuxde la Vie profonde qui nous entoureet est en nous, au centre de notre être … Welcome in my painting universe, in the sacred and marvelous of…

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From Kilkeady to Tivoli

From Kilkeady to Tivoli

Paintings from the exhibition “From Kilkeady to Tivoli” by Jole Bortoli Overend’s Café, Airfield, Dublin, Ireland. The artworks will be on display until the beginning of May.

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Diary of a Pilgrimage by Jole Bortoli

Diary of a Pilgrimage by Jole Bortoli

Kilkeady, Co. Clare, Ireland. May 2010 It’s early morning and I get up and get ready to go out on my bike before it rains. I don’t wear rain gear but I don’t like to get wet. I have become skilled in judging the clouds…

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