Trainspotting by Jo O'Brien
Brilliant work! Olwen ...
over 3 years ago
This is so practical...exceedingly well done
over 3 years
Adorable! excellent!
over 3 years
fantastic so lovely of the little blokes up to wagging school and mischive
over 2 years
Your subject and carry out reminds me of the great Artist Norman Rockwell. Lovely detail, color and composition. Laurel
over 1 year
Great work. Love the subject and the skill.
over 1 year
lovely piece, full of adventure and fun!
over 1 year
Outstanding painting, terrific composition, and wonderful story telling. You are a superb realist painter. Obviously while self taught you have incredible talent. I was self taught also and didn't take lessons until I was 65. I read everything I can on composition, color and pastel techniques. They are a wonderful medium.
11 months
Very real, so beautiful!
7 months
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Artist Statement
for Jo O'Brien
Jo O

I am a self taught artist. I began painting in May 2006 with my first painting, Summer of '66, which is shown on this site. And now, 6 years on, I have completed many paintings, from birds, portraits, to old shops, and an old toy truck, and have enjoyed the journey. And now I just recently have begun to experiment with pastels. I put my heart and soul into every painting that I do, and I think that is evident in my work. Although most of my painting are quite realistic, I have tried to add a painterly aspect to them too.

I have a Facebook page, Jo O'Brien Welch fineart , where I also share my art new and progress photos of my paintings.

I love reading all the wonderful comment left on my...
Touchy question? How do you feel when someone copies your work, as long as they give you the credit for the original?
Very nice scene as well as nice painting technique. Adult students used to copy my paintings. I felt complimented but bored at the same time because it felt... view answer
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