Helena Tarn Art

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  • My Top 5 Tips For County Clare in Ireland

    My Top 5 Tips For County Clare in Ireland

    Have you ever been to County Clare on the west coast of Ireland? If not, what are you waiting for? Why go? The landscapes are spectacular and windswept, a magnet for surfers from around the globe, a real contrast to the magical lunar landscapes of the inlands. And with those iconic cliffs and a place…


  • Purple Fields and Pink Skies

    Purple Fields and Pink Skies

    As I’ve written previously, I wanted to write about some of the paintings and painters that inspire me. I am not an art historian, just an art lover. The views here are my own and I’m simply relating why I love a painting and how it relates to my own work and experiences. Hopefully it…


  • ‘Untamed’ Series Update

    ‘Untamed’ Series Update

    I wanted to share an update on my latest series of paintings ‘Untamed’. So far the collection is proving to be full of bold textures and vibrant, striking colours. If you’ve been following along on my Instagram page you will have seen a few sneak peeks of some of the paintings I’m working on. All…


  • Introducing The Untamed Series

    Introducing The Untamed Series

    “It looks like the beginning of the world, somehow: the sea looks older than in other places, the hills and rocks strange, and formed differently from other rocks and hills…The hill-tops are shattered into a thousand cragged fantastical shapes. The savage rock-sides are painted of a hundred colours. Does the sun ever shine here? When…


  • 3 Glorious Days on The Causeway Coast

    3 Glorious Days on The Causeway Coast

    If you haven’t been to the Antrim Coast in Northern Ireland, what are you doing?? Go right now, immediately! Do not pass go! Do not collect $200… OK, maybe do collect the cash… Because then you can spend it all in this ridiculously awesome place! How do you do it Northern Ireland? Every place I…


  • Whirlwind Trip To Portrush

    Whirlwind Trip To Portrush

    Ever since we moved to Ireland, the waves have been calling our names. The surf scene in Ireland is pretty underrated, but there are several coastal spots that are ideal to catch a wave or two. The wild Atlantic coastline is wild and turbulent and there are heaps of beautiful beaches. Yes its cold, but…