Artwork from Ireland. (Original painting has been done in Acrylics on board)
A summer scene in my hometown of Galway which is on the west coast of Ireland.

My first ever painting…….. completed when I was 18 years old.
In a ‘pointillist’ style ……influenced by post-Impressionist painter Georges Seurat (1855-1891) who invented the post-impressionist style of ‘Pointillism’ and influenced Signac to paint in the same style.

This particular scene is of ‘The University College Boat Club’ in Galway.

Featured in: The Patchwork 9th March 2009.
Featured in: From Masterpiece 10th March 2009.
Featured in: First Things 24th March 2009.
Featured in: ! * Irish Eyes * ! 7th June 2009.
Featured in: Landscape Painting – 12th August 2009.

1,957 views @ 13th June 2013.

Example of Framed Print:


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Artist, Textile and Surface Designer, Milliner, Photographer.

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  • tpphotography
    tpphotographyover 5 years ago

    Wonderful composition and colors, peaceful painting.

  • Thank you Teresa. :)

    – Orla Cahill

  • David Stuart
    David Stuartover 5 years ago

    This is very enchanting. And they stuck a building there…well of coarse they did.

  • Thank you David. Yeah there’s a big building there now but I have to say it’s an attractive one. Like your cartoons. Very comical.

    – Orla Cahill

  • Liv Stockley
    Liv Stockleyover 5 years ago

    It is impressive how young you were when this painting was made, it’s very good :-)))

  • Thank you Liv. :)

    – Orla Cahill

  • Albert
    Albertover 5 years ago

    very good for your first painting.

  • Thank you Albert. This was from many years ago. I would like to get back to painting again. I have the urge.

    – Orla Cahill

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsover 5 years ago

    A gorgeous work Orla, would love to see you do more of this.

  • Thank you Jim. Well to be honest I have had the urge to paint again after an absence from it for many years. And I have to say I enjoyed painting in the pointillist style. Hope I take it up soon again.

    – Orla Cahill

  • Sally Omar
    Sally Omarover 5 years ago

    Lovely!!!!!!!! xoxoxoxoxo

  • Thank you Sally. It’s always nice when someone appreciates your work. And thanks for visiting. :)

    – Orla Cahill

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanover 5 years ago

    beautiful work of art…love the technique and the look it creates

  • Thank you Linda. :~)

    – Orla Cahill

  • Blended
    Blendedover 5 years ago

    Beautiful artwork and welcome to from Masterpiece!

  • Blended
    Blendedover 5 years ago

    Your work has been featured in from Masterpiece!

  • Thank you so much! I am very honoured that you would consider my painting good enough to be featured. :)

    – Orla Cahill

  • zooreka
    zoorekaover 5 years ago

    Very Nice job Orla – I like the sheen on this piece…. has a ceramic look to it!

  • Thank you. A ceramic look to it..hhmmm interesting … :~)

    – Orla Cahill

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