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Wildlife, landscapes, seascapes and Irish life paintings in oils and acrylics by county Clare, Ireland, artist Avril Brand

Originally from South Africa, we have been living in Ireland for many years. I am a self-taught artist. I started painting in the 1980’s at first using acrylics and several years later found the medium I love to work in: oils.

Nowadays, I only work in oils and love the rich, creamy texture and brilliant colours.

We live in a very peaceful and beautiful rural area of county Clare, close to the sea and amongst the friendliest people in the world.

Although I enjoy painting landscapes, seascapes and especially Irish Life, my greatest passion is for wildlife. Conservation and animal welfare is extremely important and nothing upsets me more than animal abuse or the needless slaughter of wildlife.

Please visit my website and blog for more photographs of my art. Unfortunately, most of my paintings are long gone and I regrettably never took good quality photographs of them.

Thank you
Avril Brand

Wildlife, landscapes and Irish life paintings by Avril Brand

  • Joined: July 2008

Journal

South Africa - land of splendour

Dear Bubble Friends / And so we are home again after the most wonderful holiday in South Africa. There are so many stories to tell and I took tonnes of photo’s which I must still work through. My new camera worked like crazy!! / To make a very long story really short: / We landed in Cape Town in the midst of a heat wave!!! From light snowfall in Ireland to 40 degrees – well, it was qu…
Posted over 9 years – 9 comments

Realist Paintings About Water - First Challenge!

Dear Members of the Realist Paintings About Water Group / Thank you so much for your support and the beautiful art you have submitted to the group. / We are launching our first challenge so please take a look, submit to the group and challenge and good luck, me hearties!! / I hope you like the first challenge – it’s wild and fierce and hopefully you will be feel the urge to splash ou…
Posted almost 10 years – 6 comments

First Features: Realist Paintings About Water

Dear Members of the Realist Paintings About Water Group / To inspire and encourage the members of our brand new group Realist Paintings About Water we decided it’s time to feature some of the absolutely stunning works! / These works were chosen randomly and in no particular order!!! / Well done to each and every one!!! / If you know of any other Redbubble members who love to paint water an…
Posted almost 10 years – 4 comments

New Group: Realist Paintings About Water

Realist Paintings About Water / From myself and James, we are happy to announce our new group for artists who love to paint water. We hope to see your lovely paintings of that element none of us can live without!! A celebration of Water, in all its wondrous glory. / Please see our new group, read our flowing guidelines and flood our group with gushes of paintings! Trickles and dribbles also welc…
Posted almost 10 years – 20 comments
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