Drain Vent study in watercolour on 12" X 9" (305mm x 209mm) watercolour paper.
Paper: NOT (cold pressed) 140lb – Fine grain
Artwork from Ireland.

From a series of six studies: collage, felt-tip pen, gouache, oil pastel, colouring pencil, watercolour

  • Featured in: Urban Art – 25th November 2009.
  • Featured in: Abstract Art – 17th December 2009.
  • Featured in: Alphabet Soup (letter D) – 30th January 2010.
  • Featured in: Painters Universe – 3rd October 2011.

2,145 views @ 2nd October 2013.

Example of Framed Print:

Complimentary Images form the Gallery:

Colouring Pencil

Tissue Paper Collage:

Oil Pastel:


Felt Tip Pen:


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  • marcwellman2000
    marcwellman2000over 4 years ago

    this is wonderful
    what more can I say

  • Thank you Marc. Was looking at your portfolio…it is very interesting…full of great colour and creativity. :)

    – Orla Cahill

  • tom burke
    tom burkeover 4 years ago

    great job, love the colors

  • Thank you Tom. Watercolours can be so lovely and vibrant. :)

    – Orla Cahill

  • walraji
    walrajiover 4 years ago

    Excellent work.

  • Thank you very much. And thanks for visiting. :)

    – Orla Cahill

  • Alexandra Felgate
    Alexandra Felgateover 4 years ago

    These are all fabulous Orla, but I think this is my favourite!!!!

  • Thanks Alexandra. The watercolour version came out the most vibrant so is possibly the most effective. I’m going to do a large ‘ish’ version in acrylic on canvas board too. So, I hope I can keep the vibrancy. :)

    – Orla Cahill

  • TatumWulff
    TatumWulffover 4 years ago

    Cool painting!! Love the colors and composition!

  • Thanks Tatum. And thanks for visiting. :)

    – Orla Cahill

  • RobertCharles
    RobertCharlesover 4 years ago

    beautiful colors and variations.

  • Thank you Robert. And thanks for stopping by to have a look. :)

    – Orla Cahill

  • BridieKnight
    BridieKnightover 4 years ago

    Great colours and design. At first I thought it was a staircase.

  • Thank you Bridie. A staircase…hmm! I can sort of see how you could see that. :)

    – Orla Cahill

  • louma Rabah
    louma Rabahover 4 years ago

    a great art work..

  • Thank you very much Iouma. And thanks for stopping by. :)

    – Orla Cahill

  • Kim  Calvert
    Kim Calvertover 4 years ago

    Wow this is amazing the textures and the abstract feel to it..

  • Thanks very much Kim. Cheers, Orla :)

    – Orla Cahill

  • stephaniek
    stephaniekover 4 years ago

    Great design on this Orla!!

  • Thank you very much Stephanie. Cheers, Orla :)

    – Orla Cahill

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