Dublin at Mixed+Media

Father Mathew Bridge, Dublin, 25 x 38 cm, mixed media on paper, €120, ©2012 Julie Galante. On display at Mixed+Media in Munich through 18 March 2012. Can be purchased online at DaWanda.

I spent several weeks in Dublin in the winter and spring of 2009. I loved the city on grey days and on sunny days – both personalities fit it well. I was away from my painting studio, so I spent my time there exploring photography and doing quick sketches around the city. I guess that’s why it felt like a good subject to which to return for this mixed media project – somehow I associate it with works on paper.

Dublin mixed media postcard
Dublin Riverfront, 10 x 15 cm, mixed media on watercolor paper, ©2012 Julie Galante. [SOLD]

I’ve only done one other finished piece featuring Dublin. This one incorporates paper that I picked up there – pieces of a city map and other local items. If you look closely, you can make out a pint of Guinness in the sky.

Dublin collage
Dublin collage, 18 x 24 cm, acrylic and found paper on hardboard, €120, ©2009 Julie Galante. Available in my online shop.

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