Helena Tarn Art

Helena Tarn

  • Laze 2021 – Part Two

    Laze 2021 – Part Two

    If you follow me on Instagram, you will have seen I’ve recently been painting a new series ‘Laze’. It is a collection of paintings heavily inspired by volcanoes, each painting named after a rather fierce volcano from across the globe. Rather than a visual representation of a volcano, each painting is a bold abstraction which I’m…

  • Art As An Emotional Response: Wassily Kandinsky

    Art As An Emotional Response: Wassily Kandinsky

    Lend your ears to music, open your eyes to painting, and… stop thinking! Just ask yourself whether the work has enabled you to ‘walk about’ into a hitherto unknown world. If the answer is yes, what more do you want? Wassily Kandinsky I thought it might be nice to have a series of posts about…

  • Volcanoes in Ireland?

    Volcanoes in Ireland?

    When you think of Ireland, the first thing that springs to mind is certainly not volcanoes. Rolling green hills, yes. Wild, rugged cliff tops, yes. Wonderful traditional music and good craic, yes. Guinness, of course! But although Ireland is not necessarily known for its volcanoes, it certainly is a land that has experienced its fair…

  • My Trip to Donegal

    My Trip to Donegal

    If you follow me on Instagram you will have seen I had a cheeky few days break in Donegal in the north west of the Republic of Ireland. I had visited Donegal briefly before, so when the chance came to visit again I couldn’t pass up the opportunity. With travel having been so restricted, I…

  • Sending Love (also known as abstract art)

    Sending Love (also known as abstract art)

    I don’t know about you, but I have spent most of 2020 and 2021 missing friends and family. Who knew this would go on for so long. But one silver lining of this crazy year is that I have been sending and receiving a whole lot more snail mail. There is something pretty special about…

  • Laze Collection 2021

    Laze Collection 2021

    It’s here – its finally here! Both my new collection of paintings and my first ever blog post!!! If you follow me on Instagram, you will have seen I’ve been in a painting frenzy with my new series of work that is heavily inspired by volcanoes. It is a series of canvas paintings of various…