Tina paints in oils and has over 30 years experience as an artist, covering various disciplines. She draws inspiration from the beautiful Killarney National Park and the Mountains and Lakes of Kerry and West Cork near her home in the Clydagh Valley just outside Killarney, Co Kerry in Ireland.
Tina uses an ‘impasto’ technique in her paintings, where paint is layered and textured to build up a tactile three-dimensional surface, working in an Impressionist style. She uses the palette knife to create spontaneous effects bringing movement and life to her work. Strong colours and contrast generate energy and vigour that is a common theme in all her paintings from landscapes to florals, equestrian and sporting paintings.
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Tina Reed also runs oil painting courses for beginners & intermediate painters, in Killarney.
Courses for Adults
Two-Day Weekend Courses run each month from my studio near Killarney. Next available date 25th-26th February 2018 Bluebells!!
Weekly classes are held in KDYS Killarney, from September to June. There will be a new block starting in January 2018 on Tuesday 23rd (night class), Wednesday 24th (morning class) and Thursday 25th (night class). Some spaces available! Its a good one, we’ll be doing a version of Constable’s Haywain!
Classes are all step-by-step using palette knife and brush! All courses are suitable for beginner and intermediate level.
Please phone to book your place, or book on line!
See courses page for further details.