WIP – Canal boat of Dublin


I am presently working on a new picture with a boat, but a different type of boat than usual. This is one of the canal boats that are located in Dublin city. On these you can book parties etc, they have a pub on board. I often walk by this boat in the morning on my way in to the office. And have often been thinking I would like to paint it. So, finally I have started to work on it. It is far from finished, but this is how far I have come so far. There are some buildings beside it, and the building I have painted so far is Hilton Hotel at Charlemont Str.

I am thinking about starting to work in larger format than A3, it feels like I have grown out that size in a way. I just want to try it to see how it goes. The boats in particular will be great to make in larger formats. I still have the classic cars in my thoughts, and have new ideas I want to put down on paper. But that will come later this summer perhaps this fall rather.

I am trying to combine my ‘normal’ day job with my art work, and so far it seems to work out well. Mainly it is the weekends I can concentrate on my art. And depending on the inspiration of course, but so far so good.

I will post updates as I go along on this picture so stay tuned. In the mean time please have a look at my other artwork at:Β https://www.facebook.com/EvaAsonArts


Have a fantastic weekend and hope the sun is shining at your end of the World.

~Eva Ason ~


23 thoughts on “WIP – Canal boat of Dublin

  1. Wow—that boat is gorgeous… You definitely are getting better and better –and I’m happy that you are learning and growing with your art abilities… Can’t wait to see more of the ‘big’ boats.


    1. Thanks so much Betsy πŸ™‚ once I have mastered one thing I need more challenges and this one is a challenge to me because I haven’t really made boats sitting in an environment like this, with buildings, water and nature around. I am moving along as my inspiration guides me πŸ™‚ but I love it!!


  2. wonderful that you are trying larger sizes. I think some collectors really want a large piece for the wall, a statement, something easy to see from across the room. This is looking wonderful. Wishing you the best as you get your art out into the world.


    1. Thank you so much Abigail πŸ™‚ I had a fab weekend, lot’s of time to work on this image. It is finished and there is a new post about it. Enjoy your week ahead!


  3. miyahde

    Another BEAUTIFUL work coming up, Evaβ™‘β™‘β™‘ My husband would love to see the finished Canal boat;
    Sending you lots of Love and Hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*


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