LACE AND FRILLS on Surf

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I will keep this post really simple after a frustrating weekend of making several attempts at a post that kept disappearing – or most of it. Something definitely wrong with WordPress this weekend.

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So after playing a few tunes in a pub session tonight I have resurrected a draft I started some time ago.

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It’s about  the inspiration provided to designers by the wonderful shapes and patterns of the ocean. I particularly remember the famous fashion designer Don O’Neill from Ballyheigue, Co. Kerry (now in New York) describing how he was so influenced by his experience of the images of the lovely beach of Ballyheigue on his doorstep.

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Can’t you just see the delicate lacy patterns on the waves washing to he shore. Also, with felt and fur edging.

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That’s all, I wonder if this one will save and publish OK.

Thanks for looking. Please come back.

5 thoughts on “LACE AND FRILLS on Surf

  1. Oh Helene these photographs make my heart happy, you are so lucky to be near the sea, perfect captures of the waves and the changing sky. You make me want to start painting NOW ☺️🌹

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    • Thanks Catherine. It was only when I heard Don O’Neill talking about the source of his inspiration (on TV, I don’t know him personally), that I began to see the lacy patterns myself. Now I always see them – and more. My eyes were opened and my awareness was sharpened.

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