Painting still life is great to do during the winter period because you can setup your own lighting scenarios.
"I enjoy accepting still life commissions because it involves painting someone else's precious possessions which are always very interesting to me. It is a window into their world and on some level is a 'shy' portrait of themselves." says Paul

Coffee And A Bun
oil on canvas ... 24 X 20 inches

STILL LIFE PRICING ... for an oil painting completed & framed. There are two still life guide lines outlined below to give you an idea of the pricing.

1. Still Life oil painting with up to 3 objects
(approximate size 24 x 20 inches) 800 euro

2. Still Life oil painting with up to 5 objects
(approximate size 24 x 20 inches) 1,200 euro
Click here to enquire about commissioning a still life.


Paul loves to travel and will be only to happy to "travel anywhere in the world to complete a commission , :)".
Naturally travel outside the island of Ireland would need to be incorporated into the agreed commission price.
Please feel free to contact Paul about any enquiries you may have regarding an idea that you would like to discuss;
He will happily to talk to you , without any obligation on your part , regarding your idea , all you need to do is contact him.

.... and for the investment minded people .....

Tax Advantages of Buying Artwork in Ireland.

Capital Allowance Wear & Tear
Legislation S284 TCA 1997 states:

Section 2
Where a corporate or individual tax payer buys a work of art and displays it at their business premises for the purpose of promoting their business, the work of art is treated as machinery or plant, and is eligible for the annual wear and tear allowance of 12.5% on a straight line basis.

It is recommended that you consult your accountant in relation to art related investments and where necessary approved by the Revenue Commissioners.