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I am an artist living and working in the West of Ireland. I make drawings,clothes,ZINES and artists books,short films and beloved objects. I have a stall at the Saturday Galway Market (from early february approx through till the last saturday before christmas) ...... if you would like to contact me further please email queenjaneosullivan (at)gmail(dot)com Thanks for visiting !

Friday, October 16, 2009

I am back ...(.some new very best finds,a brand new drawing and an old one too )

two early 1970's cardboard drinks mats...I LOVE the images.....I found these on the ground at my beloved Portobello market in London last week ...oh 20p the man said (20p for such beauties !)
oh...behind the round mats are two pieces of the old wallpaper I peeled of my parents bedroom wall as they are getting their room decorated and these really old bits were behind the radiator....LOVING the colours)
my favourite trader always has very random things to sell (a bit like me I guess) , but I always find something there that just has to come home . This is a tryptych of original Victorian photographs of the same model .I like her smile and she seems very much part of the action ,its very like poses that I would do.It is an important piece of inspiration to me.I am looking forward to seeing where it takes me .
what is left behind
carbon ink and acylic on paper
october 2009
(please click on this image as it is very difficult to see the detail ,it is drawn very light)
we are going to look after you
ink and letraset on paper
Hello out there :) ....I am here again , back from outside over there .
I had a great time and will post up a few pics soon ..but just to get back into it........ here a few that are about me right now (and I really mean RIGHT now !)


kerri said...

jane i love 'we are going to look after you'!!! it is hauntingly beautiful xxx

Ester Kiely said...

Lovely delicate drawings. Sounds like you had a nice trip!

Laura said...

so glad you are back and found such lovely things. the drawings are AMAZING. such revelations of quiet beauty.

Jane O Sullivan said...

thanks kerri, ester and laura is good to be back ...I appreciate your presence very much .
Have a good week ahead.

Feltbug said...

Hello Ms O Sullivan - I am delighted to make your aquaintance - I am forever lost in blogs and sometimes forget to return :)

Jane O Sullivan said...

yoe are most most welcome ms feltbug, thanks for your visit one of my painting tutors said have to loose an image first in order to find the thread again...I like that , am not quite sure what it means but it FEELS right