"In 2007, as part of the fundraising for Anahorish School I was commissioned to do a painting for Seamus Heaney. I decided to paint a view of Church Island, Bellaghy since it had meant so much to him."
They are painted in matt black enamel on brushed aluminium, one
This has been part of a very enjoyable journey of discovery with a new medium and technique which I intend to develop further in the near future.
If you would like to commission paintings like this you may contact me on email@example.com and we will see what we can create together.
This is a recent watercolour painting of Knockloughrim Windmill done to commission. This beautiful building is sadly in a state of disrepair although it is quite a remarkable structure built between 1860 and 1875 and virtually unique in Ireland. The roof and sails were blown off in a "Big Wind" at the end of the 19th century. Since then the roof has been restored but it lies idle due to structural and safety problems. It is an interesting subject to paint with challenging stonework, brickwork and an amazing dome. Prints of the painting are available by mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Now for something completely different! This is a painting
commissioned to suit a customer's particular interests and painted to complement the interior design of her sitting room.
Great artists including Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Cezanne, Pollock, Koons and Chuck Close have all accepted commissions from their patrons to create remarkable artworks.
If you are interested in commissioning an artwork please contact Liam at email@example.com
Zak's Restaurant Commission
These paintings are now on exhibition in Zak's Restaurant, The Appartment, Donegal Square West, Belfast. One features the City Hall; the second one shows The Albert Clock and the third one shows The Giant's Causeway. My favourite comment on them comes from an appreciative observer.- "Fantastically funky and something that makes you smile."
Painting can be fun, so why not?
Here's a commission of a homestead/farm in the Sperrins which I did recently in watercolours. It was just before Christmas in fact. The composition is made up of two views of the same house and sheds to explore more of the local valleys and hills.When I was up there the scene was actually covered in snow so I had to use a little extra imagination.
This is a watercolour commission of Slieve
Gallion seen from Desertmartin.
It's a difficult mountain to capture clearly as mist often envelops it even on a clear, fresh day. I had a number of disappointing visits to the spot before she revealed her glorious colours and unmistakable patterns to me.
Liam Horner at
The Horner Gallery
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